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March 7, 2014

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns With Five Philadelphia Premieres On Select Monday Evenings From March 10 To April 28

Beginning on Monday, March 10, the Gershman Y raises the curtain on the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, a presentation of the best in Jewish film over five Monday evenings. The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival occurs multiple times throughout the year, but this season’s series falls under the theme of “CineMondays: Films of Love, Faith, and [...]

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November 15, 2013

Deal Alert: Join Curtis Opera Theatre For The Italian Comedy L’elisir d’amore November 21-24 And Get Half Off Tickets With Uwishunu!

The Curtis Institute of Music is a Philadelphia gem, training the next generation of classical musicians in a tuition-free, merit-based program. That means, every student — undergrad and graduate alike — is accepted solely on the basis of artistic talent and promise. With such a standard, virtuosity abounds. Curtis alumni have gone on to receive [...]

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December 28, 2012

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s Documentaries & Dialogue Series Is Back Starting Monday, January 7

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival continues its 32nd Season with its acclaimed Documentaries & Dialogue Series, screening documentary films from the UK, Israel, Austria, Germany and the United States. Five Philadelphia premiere screenings will highlight the best of independent Jewish Documentary Cinema today starting with a special Opening Night, Monday, January 7, at 7:30 p.m. [...]

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November 8, 2012

Tonight Picks: Allagash Pig Dinner At South Philly Tap Room, “Food Politics” Talk At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Improv Festival And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] Thursdays in Philadelphia never leave you [...]

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October 31, 2012

Philadelphia Comedy Month Is Back This November: The Philadelphia Comedy Collective Presents The Eighth Annual Philadelphia Improv Festival And Fifth Annual Philly Sketchfest

In need of a laugh or two? You’re in luck: the Philadelphia Comedy Collective is holding the Eighth Annual Philadelphia Improv Festival and Fifth Annual Philly Sketchfest. The Philadelphia Improv Festival is back from Wednesday, November 7-Sunday, November 11. Philly Sketchfest is the following week, from Monday, November 12-Saturday, November 17. The comedic performances will [...]

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May 21, 2012

Award-Winning Entertainer Bebe Neuwirth From Cheers And Chicago To Perform A Night Of Cabaret To Benefit The Gershman Y, May 23

One of stage and screen’s most talented actresses will perform for one night only to benefit the Gershman Y, Wednesday, May 23. Two-time Emmy and Tony Award winning actress, Bebe Neuwirth, will entertain during Stories with Piano #3, a night of cabaret at The Prince Music Theater. Neuwirth is best known for her role as [...]

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March 30, 2012

Defending The Caveman, The Longest-Running Solo Show In Broadway History, Hits Philadelphia April 18; Uwishunu Readers Get A 10% Discount

Defending The Caveman, the longest-running solo show in Broadway history, returns to Philadelphia for its first extended run since 2006. Appearing more than 500 times in this role from coast to coast, the star of this one-man show is local comic actor Vince Valentine. Defending The Caveman, enjoyed by millions in more than 45 countries [...]

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January 31, 2012

Center City Opera Theater Presents Its Season Opener, The Marriage Of Figaro, On Stage At The Prince Music Theater February 4-5

Mozart’s classic comedic opera, The Marriage of Figaro, comes to the Prince Music Theater February 4 and 5 as Center City Opera Theater (CCOT) stages its very first production of this popular 1786 comedy. Since debuting in Vienna in 1786, The Marriage of Figaro has become one of the most popular operas of all time. [...]

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January 3, 2012

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Presents Its Acclaimed Documentaries & Dialogue Series, January 9-February 6

The fall portion of the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival ran November 5-19, and it was a huge success. But the festival includes another component, the popular Documentary & Dialogue series, which is taking place for five consecutive Monday evenings from January 9–February 6. This year the series, which screens independent documentaries from all over the [...]

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October 28, 2011

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns November 2-8, Featuring Dozens Of Films, Free Screenings, Live Performances And More

Philadelphia loves its film festivals, and the Asian American Film Festival (PAAFF), presented by HBO, is certainly one of them. Now in its fourth year, PAAFF is the first event of its kind in Philadelphia that celebrates and elevates the Asian American experience by screening culturally relevant films to a broad and diverse audience. A [...]

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