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February 5, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Valentine’s Day Celebrations, Events And Activities For Couples, Friends And Families In And Around Philadelphia

In the City of Brotherly Love, amorous feelings are is never far from mind. As Valentine’s Day approaches, though, the city’s affection for romance peaks with many, many events on or around Friday, February 14. Whether you’re a part of a contented couple, a blissful single or a loving family, there’s something happening in Philadelphia [...]

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February 5, 2014

Tonight Picks: Root For Local Chef Nicholas Elmi On The Top Chef Season Finale, Chinese New Year Dinner Specials, Great Voyages Lecture Series At The Penn Museum And More

Tonight, local chef Nicholas Elmi of the relatively-new Laurel BYOB on East Passyunk Avenue cooks up a storm on national television in hopes of taking home the title of Top Chef. Cheer on the Philly chef as he aims to bring home the gold — the show is slated to begin at 10 p.m. Also [...]

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February 3, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For February 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

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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January 31, 2014

Coming Attraction: Philadelphia Museum Of Art Presents Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910, Opening Sunday, March 2

This spring, a rare look at Korean art and culture will be on display for all of Philadelphia. The first full-scale survey in the United States to focus on the art of the celebrated Joseon dynasty, Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910 opens on Sunday, March 2 at the Philadelphia [...]

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January 28, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month With Exhibitions, Special Events, Performances And More, All February Long

Since Philadelphia’s earliest days, African-American culture has played an influential role in shaping the city’s personality. This February, Philadelphia celebrates that heritage and Black History Month with special events, exhibitions, film screenings and other activities. Locals and visitors can join members of the esteemed Tiberino family of artists on guided tours of The Unflinching Eye: [...]

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January 16, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City’s Popular Museums

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who promised and brought positive change to a nation, in a number of ways this week and weekend in Philadelphia. Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 20, is a day to honor the man who caused so much change in the world of civil rights. From orchestral [...]

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January 15, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art, Fireside Dining Around Town, Alsace Dinner At Bistrot La Minette And More

Wednesday evenings bring discounted admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art with its pay-what-you-wish Wednesday event. Explore the galleries within the main building, take part in crafts, yoga, art films, themed tours and more, all included in the pay-what-you-wish price. Plus, with an evening low in the upper-30s, it’s a great evening to enjoy a [...]

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January 8, 2014

Tonight Picks: Fireside Dining Across The City, Opening Reception For Art In City Hall’s Eco+Fashion Exhibition, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The Art Museum And More

The light at the end of the polar vortex tunnel may be visible (40 degrees on Friday and 50 degrees on Saturday!), but this evening, the raw weather is still going strong. Don’t let the cold weather scare you away, stay warm next to a toasty fireplace at numerous bars and restaurants in the region. [...]

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January 2, 2014

Our Top Picks For Celebrating First Friday In Philadelphia With Dr. Barnes’ Birthday, A South African Dance Party And More On Friday, January 3

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. As we welcome the inaugural First Friday of 2014, museums and galleries celebrate with resolution-worthy fetes. On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, The Barnes Foundation celebrates the birthday [...]

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January 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For January 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

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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