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January 24, 2013

Former Vice President Al Gore To Speak At The National Constitution Center, Monday, February 4

Former Vice President Al Gore To Speak At The National Constitution Center, Monday, February 4

Big news, Philadelphia… Former Vice President, Al Gore, will soon be gracing the City of Brotherly Love with his presence. Head out to the National Constitution Center on Monday, February 4 at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion of his latest book, The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change. Guarantee your spot at this highly anticipated […]

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November 6, 2012

It’s Election Day 2012, Philadelphia: Get Out There And VOTE!

It's Election Day 2012, Philadelphia: Get Out There And VOTE!

Election Day 2012 is here, and it’s a super important race for Philadelphians to weigh in on. As the National Constitution Center’s blog Constitution Daily posited, “A review of polling data going back to 1936 shows the race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney is the closest in 76 years as Election Day approaches.” […]

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November 5, 2012

Roundup: Where To Watch The 2012 Presidential Election Returns In Philadelphia, Tuesday, November 6

Roundup: Where To Watch The 2012 Presidential Election Returns In Philadelphia, Tuesday, November 6

Election Day — Vote Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6, is Election Day 2012. And we know we don’t have to remind you how important it is to get out there and vote, no matter who it’s for. So here are a few helpful voting-related links for Philadelphia residents. If you need to need to check on […]

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November 2, 2012

The National Constitution Center To Celebrate Election Day With Presidential Activities, Artifacts And Exhibits, Tuesday, November 6

The National Constitution Center To Celebrate Election Day With Presidential Activities, Artifacts And Exhibits, Tuesday, November 6

Special Election Day programs at the National Constitution Center prove there’s plenty more to the electoral process than the act of voting. The day-long celebration, this Tuesday, November 6, fittingly features presidential artifacts, activities and exhibits. If you still haven’t had your fill of campaign-tactics, the “Destination White House” exhibit lets you explore what all […]

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April 18, 2012

The National Constitution Center To Host A Primary Palooza Party, April 24: Presidential Trivia, Six-Word Stump Speeches, Cash Bar And More

The National Constitution Center To Host A Primary Palooza Party, April 24: Presidential Trivia, Six-Word Stump Speeches, Cash Bar And More

The Presidential primaries have historically been a time when candidate hopefuls work hard to stand out from the crowd. To achieve that goal, they deliver moving, engaging and oftentimes loooong speeches. But out of those speeches we can usually find a brief gem. Some examples: “Restore America to its own people” (FDR). “The old ways […]

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February 3, 2012

The National Constitution Center Commemorates The 225th Anniversary Of The U.S. Constitution With A Year’s Worth Of Programming

  Few documents have inspired as much conversation, argument and adoration as the U.S. Constitution. It’s surely open to interpretation, but one thing is clear: the Constitution deserves one heck of a celebration to honor its 225 anniversary, and its getting one from the place bested suited for the occasion, the National Constitution Center. The […]

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June 2, 2011

InterAct Theatre Company Presents In A Daughter’s Eyes, Based On A Philadelphia Story, On Stage Through June 19

InterAct Theatre Company Presents In A Daughter's Eyes, Based On A Philadelphia Story, On Stage Through June 19

Through the InterAct Theatre Company world premiere of In a Daughter’s Eyes, up-and-coming playwright A. Zell Williams turns modern-day issues into more than just words — he remolds them into flesh and blood. The piece is based on the true Philadelphia story of Mumia Abu-Jamal, an activist and journalist convicted in the 1981 death of […]

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January 20, 2009

Under Oath: Inauguration Day Celebration at the National Constitution Center

Under Oath: Inauguration Day Celebration at the National Constitution Center

Photo by K. Ciappa for GPTMC Ah, Inauguration Day. Obama fans have been waiting for this moment for ages (or at least since November 4), and even casual politicos are jumping at the chance to witness this historic moment. Unfortunately, last we heard, tickets for this esteemed events are running a liiiittle bit pricey (upwards […]

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October 7, 2008

Bruce on the Parkway: Some Pictures!

Bruce on the Parkway: Some Pictures!

  This past Saturday afternoon, Philadelphians of all shapes, sizes and political affiliations came together to witness the one and only Bruce Springsteen play a “rare acoustic set” in the middle of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Though officially sponsored by the Obama/Biden campaign, volunteers were out in droves signing up anyone that needed to register […]

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October 3, 2008

Tomorrow: Bruce Springsteen With An Acoustic on the Parkway

Tomorrow: Bruce Springsteen With An Acoustic on the Parkway

After last night’s rousing debate, we could all use a nice relaxing concert. Wouldn’t you know it, the Obama/Biden ticket is doing just that for Philadelphians this weekend in the form of the Vote for Change Rally and one Mr. Bruce Springsteen. Though the word from the Obama campaign (as of this writing) is, “From […]

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