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October 21, 2014

Must-See Exhibition: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Debuts The Sweeping Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography, On View Now Through January 4, 2015

Paul Strand Philadelphia Museum of Art

Nowadays, everyone is a photographer. Smartphone cameras and Instagram have enabled the general public to take on the photographic medium like never before, giving rise to a widespread contemporary appreciation for the craft. This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives photography fans the chance to cull tips from one of the greatest masters of […]

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October 15, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And National Museum Of American Jewish History, Terror Behind The Walls, DesignPhiladelphia And More

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And National Museum Of American Jewish History, Terror Behind The Walls, DesignPhiladelphia And More

It’s a great evening to take advantage of indoor diversions, and thankfully it’s pay-what-you-wish Wednesday at not one, but two museums in Philadelphia. Both the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the National Museum of American Jewish History invite guests in for after-hours art, special events and more. Elsewhere, DesignPhiladelphia continues at venues across the city. […]

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October 8, 2014

Tonight Picks: Fall Beer Gardens, Manayunk Restaurant Week, Free Music At The Kimmel Center, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday And More

Frankford Hall

Tonight’s mild fall weather is just begging you to get outside and make the most of the night. Luckily, the city is full of after-work happenings to fill your calendar. Celebrate the absolutely glorious weather and make plans to sip brews alfresco and nosh on bar fare at a beer garden this evening. You know […]

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October 8, 2014

Halloween Happenings In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Scary Attractions, Family-Friendly Events, Parties And More

Laurel Hill Cemetery

As Halloween approaches, the eerie side of the Philadelphia area shines through via ghost tours and creepy parties, in addition to family-friendly happenings, too. For serious thrill-seekers, several of the area’s haunted houses (think Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary) have earned acclaim for their Hollywood-quality special effects, animatronics, pyrotechnics and teams of […]

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October 7, 2014

Columbus Day Weekend In Philadelphia: Our Guide To How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly

Dilworth Park

In typical long weekend form, the Philadelphia area is full of happenings to fill your calendar this Columbus Day, which hits on Monday, October 13. From Bloktoberfest on South Street to Old City Fest in Old City and a County Fair-themed event at The Oval and the RiverCity Festival at Penn Treaty Park, the festivals […]

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October 6, 2014

Roundup: Major Museum Exhibitions On View And Opening This Fall In Philadelphia And Beyond — The Top Fall Museum Exhibits In Philly

ICA

With a blockbuster lineup of landmark exhibitions on view and coming soon to the Philadelphia region’s museums in fall 2014, art lovers have even more reasons to explore the museum-filled city. Whether it’s the photographic realism in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography, the offbeat stylings showcased in David Lynch: […]

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October 2, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flamenco At The Barnes, BalletX At The PMA, The First Kid Hazo Exhibit, Fireside Storytelling And More This Friday, October 3

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flamenco At The Barnes, BalletX At The PMA, The First Kid Hazo Exhibit, Fireside Storytelling And More This Friday, October 3

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. With the equinox well behind us, autumn has officially arrived in Philadelphia and, with it, a whole new outpouring of fresh art exhibitions and events are cropping up all over town. Kick off October on this […]

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October 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For October 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

The Barnes Foundation

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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October 1, 2014

Tonight Picks: Manayunk Restaurant Week, Party At Paine’s Park, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Brewer Of The Month Happy Hour At Red Owl Tavern And More

Tonight Picks: Manayunk Restaurant Week, Party At Paine's Park, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday, Brewer Of The Month Happy Hour At Red Owl Tavern And More

Whether you’re looking for dinner deals, alfresco gatherings or live performances, the events on deck for this evening are sure to satisfy. Manayunk continues dishing out dinner deals as part of its Restaurant Week promotion which fills more than 15 restaurants in the area. Paine’s Park celebrates skateboarding culture with a party at the skatepark […]

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September 30, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents The Major Retrospective Paul Strand: Master Of Modern Photography This Fall, Opening Tuesday, October 21

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Dubbed Philadelphia’s own Parthenon, the Philadelphia Museum of Art cuts an impressive silhouette rising above the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, but its the museum’s collection of more than 227,000 objects that make it one of the city’s premier attractions and the third-largest art museum in the country. Of those holdings, the museum’s collection includes nearly 4,000 […]

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