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January 21, 2015

Tonight Picks: Center City Restaurant Week, Free Admission To The Franklin Institute, Pizza Week At Pizzeria Stella, Winterfest At Penn’s Landing And More

Winterfest

Scratch your plans to eat dinner at home. Meal deals fill the city as Center City Restaurant Week continues at more than 100 restaurants — and Pizza Week hits Pizzeria Stella while Meat Week hits Percy Street Barbecue. Yum. Another deal: The Franklin Institute offers free admission tonight for its recurring Target Community Night. Watch […]

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January 14, 2015

Tonight Picks: Ice Rink At Dilworth Park, Ambler Restaurant Week, Winterfest At Penn’s Landing, All-You-Can-Eat Ribs At Percy Street Barbecue And More

Dilworth Park

The middle of the workweek is here and is bringing a variety of hump day happenings to Philadelphia and the region. Embrace the winter chill by enjoying hot cocoa and an evening of ice skating at either the ice rink at Dilworth Park or RiverRink at Penn’s Landing. For those looking to take it inside, […]

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January 14, 2015

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Roundup: A Guide To Martin Luther King Day Happenings And How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly, January 16-19

Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weekend of giving back and educational events in the name of his mission. For those looking to volunteer, the annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service returns for its 20th year and is the largest MLK Day event in […]

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January 14, 2015

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Martin Luther King With A Full Weekend Of Events, January 16-19

The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Martin Luther King With A Full Weekend Of Events, January 16-19

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is honoring Martin Luther King Day with a variety of special programming all holiday weekend long — from Friday, January 16 through Monday, January 19. The festivities will kick off with Art After 5 on Friday, January 16 with a party inspired by the museum’s current exhibition, Represent: 200 Years […]

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January 9, 2015

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art, Running January 10-April 5

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Among the vast collections of fine art housed at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are remarkably impressive holdings by African American artists. Starting in 1899 with Henry Ossawa Tanner’s landmark painting The Annunciation — the first work by an African American artist to be acquired by an American museum — the museum has consistently collected […]

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January 7, 2015

Tonight Picks: Happy Hour At The Lodge At Winterfest, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA, Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Final Week For A Longwood Christmas And More

The Lodge

Warm up on this frosty night in Philadelphia. The Lodge at Winterfest, an ever-popular winter spot, recently introduced a new happy hour, which means half-off seasonal drafts and $5 shorty fries from 5 to 7 p.m. Deal. Culture hounds can seek shelter from the cold at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s weekly pay-what-you-wish Wednesday program […]

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January 2, 2015

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A New Year’s Celebration At The Barnes, South Philly Spirit At The PMA And More Tonight, Friday, January 2

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A New Year's Celebration At The Barnes, South Philly Spirit At The PMA And More Tonight, Friday, January 2

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. While the parties may be scarcer this month due to the proximity of the holidays, that doesn’t mean they’re any less colorful. Step up your game and step out in style, with exhibitions, wine tastings, musical […]

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January 2, 2015

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For January 2015 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For January 2015 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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December 30, 2014

Roundup: Top 15 Things To Look Forward To In Philadelphia In 2015

Pizzeria Vetri

The arrival of 2015 brings along plenty of reasons to be psyched about what’s on the horizon right here in Philadelphia. Only-in-Philly projects, exhibitions, anniversaries and celebrations will give locals the chance to champion their hometown, first-time visitors incentives to make that return trip and return visitors reasons to come back yet again. So what’s […]

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December 26, 2014

Reminder: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Holiday Week With Festive Programming, Gallery Tours And More, December 26-January 1

Reminder: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Holiday Week With Festive Programming, Gallery Tours And More, December 26-January 1

A photo posted by Philadelphia Museum of Art (@philamuseum) on Dec 12, 2014 at 11:04am PST The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s gorgeous Great Stair Hall welcomes merrymaking this week to celebrate the holiday season. (Photo by Peggy Woolsey) The marvelous Philadelphia Museum of Art draws visitors throughout the year with its incredible collections of fine […]

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