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August 26, 2014

City Of Philadelphia To Toast The Taney Dragons And Welcome Them Home With A Parade On Market And Broad Streets On Wednesday, August 27 Starting At 2 P.M.

#TaneyDragons take in the crowd cheering for their return home pic.twitter.com/NdXrHFyWMk — City of Philadelphia (@PhiladelphiaGov) August 24, 2014 In celebration of the Taney Dragons’ awesome run in the Little League World Series — the local team made it all the way to the semi-final round — the city will host a parade, tomorrow, August […]

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July 2, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: Our Guide To Celebrating Independence Day In Philadelphia’s Historic District

Few locales are better suited to celebrating America’s birthday than Historic Philadelphia, where independence was born. Head to Historic Philadelphia to celebrate the nation’s 238th birthday with special events, daily activities for the kids and extended hours at can’t-miss historic attractions like Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Today, Wednesday, July 2, is Hoagie Day […]

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July 1, 2014

July 4th In Philadelphia: The Philly Pops Play A Free Patriotic Concert To Celebrate Independence Day, Thursday, July 3

***UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, the free Philly Pops concert has been moved indoors to the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert will go on at 8 p.m. The show remains free and open to the public. In typical July 4th fashion, our city’s pop orchestra, the Philly […]

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December 18, 2013

Tonight Picks: The Final Stag And Doe Shopping Night In Chestnut Hill, Holiday Pops! Christmas Spectacular At The Kimmel Center, Calendar Release Party At Varga Bar And More

Christmas is exactly one week away which makes tonight the perfect evening to check off your Christmas shopping list and bask in the glory that is the holiday season. Head to Chestnut Hill for its final Stag and Doe shopping night which allows folks to escape the chaos of mall shopping and support the small […]

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December 12, 2013

The Philly Pops Play Holiday Favorites In The Annual Holiday Pops! Concert Series At The Kimmel Center, Through December 21

Set a festive tone for the holiday season with a quintessential holiday performance from David Charles and the spirited Philly Pops. A cheerful performance for the entire family, Holiday Pops! Christmas Spectacular features a special mix of joyous choirs, merry sing-a-longs, and a special visitor from the North Pole. Once again, Verizon Hall in the […]

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December 2, 2013

Roundup: Top Holiday Theater, Music And Dance Performances On Stage This Season In Philadelphia

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] There’s no place like the theater for the holidays, where all of the magic of the season comes to life on […]

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November 19, 2012

Peter Nero And The Philly Pops Present “Holiday Pops 2012,” A Festive Holiday Concert Running December 7-22

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops celebrate their 34th season of musical cheer with the 2012 edition of the beloved holiday concert series Holiday Pops. Running December 7-22, the concert offers the delightful, nostalgic seasonal tunes Philadelphians have come to cherish with both matinees that are great for groups, families and kids and evening performances […]

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February 6, 2012

The Philly Pops Present “A Night At The Oscars,” A Cinematic Music Concert, February 8-12

Take a trip to Hollywood with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops’ “A Night At The Oscars,” on stage February 8-12 in Verizon Hill at the Kimmel Center. Jodi Benson, the famous voice of Ariel in the Oscar-winning Disney movie The Little Mermaid, will join the POPS along with Philly-based Broadway and film star Sal […]

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December 7, 2011

Peter Nero And The Philly Pops Present “Holiday Pops,” A Festive Holiday Concert Running December 9-22

Ring in this festive time of year with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops’ annual Holiday Pops concert, beginning this Friday, December 9 and running through Thursday, December 22. Enjoy the delightful, nostalgic seasonal tunes Philadelphians have come to cherish. This year’s show features Ashley Brown, famous for originating the role of Mary Poppins on […]

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June 13, 2011

Lunchtime Concert Alert: Philly Pops To Serenade Reading Terminal Market Shoppers This Wednesday, June 15

Get up close and personal with the Philly Pops at their feature concert as part of Reading Terminal Market’s Midday Melodies series, Wednesday, June 15, 12:30-1 p.m. A six-piece ensemble version of the Pops will serenade Market shoppers from Center Court. The Philly Pops is known for its adventurous combinations, so don’t be surprised if […]

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