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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 5, 2015

The Philadelphia Orchestra Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With A Free Tribute Concert, Monday, January 19; Free Tickets Available Wednesday, January 7 At Noon

The Philadelphia Orchestra Honors Martin Luther King Jr. With A Free Tribute Concert, Monday, January 19; Free Tickets Available Wednesday, January 7 At Noon

Pay homage to Martin Luther King Jr. by taking in beautiful music as The Philadelphia Orchestra performs a free concert in his name on Monday, January 19 at Girard College Chapel. Conducted by The Philadelphia Orchestra’s dynamic music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, this year’s concert marks the 25th year of the orchestra’s Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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December 23, 2014

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

New Year's Eve In Philadelphia: A Guide To Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebrations In And Around Philadelphia

Bring the kids! Festivities made for youngsters are in high supply this New Year’s Eve. Visit spots like RiverRink Winterfest (for ice skating and fireworks!), Sesame Place (for a celebration led by The Count!), the Please Touch Museum (for day-time festivities) and Franklin Square (for the Square Drop). To allow for a kid-friendly bedtime, the […]

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December 1, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents A Free Concert At The Kimmel Center In Celebration Of Giving Tuesday, Tomorrow, December 2

The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents A Free Concert At The Kimmel Center In Celebration Of Giving Tuesday, Tomorrow, December 2

In celebration of Giving Tuesday, the nationwide initiative to give back to the community after a weekend of shopping and consumption, The Philadelphia Orchestra presents a free concert in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts tomorrow, Tuesday, December 2. Throughout the concert, guests can hum along to favorite holiday melodies like […]

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October 14, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Is Set To Perform A Free Concert For College Students, Tonight, October 14 At The Kimmel Center

The Philadelphia Orchestra Is Set To Perform A Free Concert For College Students, Tonight, October 14 At The Kimmel Center

College students, listen up! The Philadelphia Orchestra starts its eZseatU program, a discounted Orchestra membership for college students, with a free concert tonight, October 14 in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center. Beginning at 8 p.m., college students (with a valid full-time student ID) are invited out for a free night of music performed by […]

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September 23, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Debuts Its 2014-2015 Season With Season Begins At The Kimmel Center, This Weekend, September 26-28

The Philadelphia Orchestra Debuts Its 2014-2015 Season With Season Begins At The Kimmel Center, This Weekend, September 26-28

The Philadelphia Orchestra launches its 2014-2015 season this weekend, September 26-28, with Season Begins, a show featuring Lang Lang, an accomplished classical pianist and graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music. One of the classical music world’s most popular musicians, Lang Lang will take the Verizon Hall stage with the Orchestra’s popular conductor, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, […]

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July 31, 2014

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screening At Paine’s Park, Special Events At The Oval, BlackStar Film Festival Kicks Off, Star Trek Into Darkness At The Mann And More

Tonight Picks: Free Movie Screening At Paine's Park, Special Events At The Oval, BlackStar Film Festival Kicks Off, Star Trek Into Darkness At The Mann And More

It’s the final night of The Mann Center’s summer movie series with The Philadelphia Orchestra. Treat yourself to an evening of film and music as The Philadelphia Orchestra provides the soundtrack for Star Trek Into Darkness. Lawn seats are just $14.50 and guests are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and BYOB. Deal. While a […]

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July 30, 2014

Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, Shakespeare In Clark Park, West Side Story At The Mann, Beer Garden Happenings, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At The PMA And NMAJH And More

Silk City in Philadelphia

The sunny skies and humidity-free weather tonight make heading outside mandatory. Luckily, between beer garden happenings, Center City Sips, Shakespeare in the Park and more, there are plenty of alfresco events to supply outings for every taste. Wednesday night means Center City Sips, more than 80 bars open their doors for a citywide happy hour […]

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July 24, 2014

Reminder: The Philadelphia Orchestra Accompanies BYOB Screenings Of West Side Story And Star Trek Into Darkness At The Mann, July 30-31

Reminder: The Philadelphia Orchestra Accompanies BYOB Screenings Of West Side Story And Star Trek Into Darkness At The Mann, July 30-31

Summer nights are meant to be spent outside. This summer, The Philadelphia Orchestra takes the stage at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts to perform the soundtrack to a number of feature films. The three-night series started last week with Gladiator Live, but luckily, there’s still plenty of opportunities to take advantage of the […]

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July 22, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Takes The Stage To Perform Chart-Topping Beatles Songs And Music From Pixar Feature Films, July 23-26

The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra raises a hat to popular culture as it performs special concerts this week at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. On Wednesday, July 23 and Thursday, July 24, the Philadelphia Orchestra channels a certain hugely-successful 1960s boy band from across the pond as it performs Classical Mystery Tour with the Philadelphia […]

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