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April 22, 2013

Reminder: The National Constitution Center’s American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition Comes To An End On Sunday, April 28

Don’t miss the opportunity to check out the National Constitution Center’s marquee exhibition American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition while it’s still in town. The super-popular exhibit, which has received press from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, ends its six-month run this Sunday, April 28. Next stops include St. [...]

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April 2, 2013

Raise A Glass To The Final Days of American Spirits: The Rise And Fall Of Prohibition This Thursday Night At The National Constitution Center’s Cheers To Beer Tasting Event

Mark your calendars, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition at the National Constitution Center comes to a close on Sunday, April 28. The museum hosts its final affair in its American Spirits event series this Thursday night from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. celebrating the implementation of the Beer Act of 1933, which legalized [...]

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January 17, 2013

Art In The Age Of Prohibition, A Collaborative Exhibit Between Art In The Age And The National Constitution Center, Opens January 22

Exciting news alert! The National Constitution Center is teaming up with Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction for a limited time exhibit, Art in the Age of Prohibition. The exhibit is in conjunction with the NCC’s popular exhibit, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. Art in the Age of Prohibition will display [...]

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January 16, 2013

The National Constitution Center Recognizes The Anniversary Of The 18th Amendment With Special Programming In Connection With American Spirits: The Rise And Fall Of Prohibition, Today, January 16

This may still be hard to swallow but exactly 94 years ago today, January 16, 1919, the United States ratified the 18th Amendment, which outlawed the manufacture, sale and transportation of intoxicating liquors. In less than the amount of characters allowed in a Tweet today (112 to be exact), the constitutional amendment began a 13-year [...]

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December 12, 2012

New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia: Our Guide To A Full Week Of New Year’s Events In Philadelphia, December 24-January 1

From Christmas until New Year’s Day, school vacation and a typically slow work week give you the perfect inspiration to get out in Philadelphia for an action-packed week of holiday events. One of the most anticipated happenings of New Year’s Week, the conclusion of a jam-packed holiday season, is the annual and iconic Mummers Parade, [...]

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December 5, 2012

Tonight Picks: City Hall Tree Lighting, Repeal Day Festivities, Deb Perelman Of Smitten Kitchen At The Free Library, Chestnut Hill’s Stag & Doe Night And More

[The holidays in Philadelphia are totally action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On 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!] • City Hall Tree Lighting: Tonight, Philadelphia’s official Christmas [...]

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December 3, 2012

Xfinity Live And The National Constitution Center Team Up To Host A Repeal Day Party, Wednesday, December 5

If Philadelphia embraces one underappreciated American “holiday,” it’s Repeal Day. December 5, 1933 marked the end of prohibition, and every year bars throughout the city raise their glasses on December 5 to the right to make a proper toast with celebrations and drink specials aplenty. This year, XFINITY Live! brings something a little different to [...]

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November 19, 2012

Iron Hill Chestnut Hill To Host A Pop-Up Speakeasy In Partnership With The National Constitution Center’s Prohibition Exhibition, Wednesday, November 28

The National Constitution Center’s very cool Prohibition exhibition American Spirits is up and running, with 5,000 square feet of more than 120 rare artifacts and a re-created speakeasy complete with a bar, dance floor, bandstand, and powder room. Even cooler, the exhibition is franchising itself with awesome partnerships throughout the city, including the first-ever SEPTA [...]

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November 8, 2012

Take A Prohibition Cocktail Tour Of Philadelphia With City Food Tours; National Constitution Center Visitors Get A Special Discount

In conjunction with the National Constitution Center’s American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition exhibition, City Food Tours is taking booze enthusiasts on a Prohibition-themed tour of Philadelphia. At each spot on the tour, you’ll get a taste of the drinks people were sneaking back in the day including The Southside, Al Capone’s personal [...]

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November 6, 2012

The National Constitution Center To Host “Bathtub Beer Fest,” A Prohibition-Era Celebration And Fundraiser For Philly Beer Week 2013, Thursday, November 15

You know those completely awesome parties that the National Constitution Center hosts in conjunction with their marquee exhibitions? There’s another one coming up, and it’s sounding like it may be the best yet. On Thursday night, November 15, more than 20 top craft brewers will come together at the National Constitution Center for Bathtub Beer [...]

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