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January 29, 2015

The Philadelphia Art Alliance Launches Three Winter Exhibitions Of Contemporary Installation With A Reception Tonight, Thursday, January 29

Philadelphia Art Alliance

The Philadelphia Art Alliance is one of the oldest fine art institutions in the city and, housed in a stunning historic mansion just off of Rittenhouse Square, visitors might think the galleries within show traditional paintings and classic sculpture. Those visitors would be mistaken, though, since the Art Alliance galleries continually host boundary-pushing contemporary exhibitions. […]

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January 28, 2015

A Cast Of Locally Renowned Actors Pay Tribute To 400 Years Of Social Activism In Voices Of A People’s History Of The United States, January 29-31

Plays and Players Theatre

Four hundred years of activism lights up the stage when Plays and Players Theatre hosts Voices of a People’s History of the United States, January 29-31. Featuring speeches, songs and more, this powerful production draws on excerpts from the book of the same name edited by Anthony Arnove and noted historian, author and avid social […]

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January 26, 2015

A.Kitchen Introduces A New Chef’s Counter Complete With 12 Seats And A Multiple Course Tasting Menu

A.Kitchen Introduces A New Chef’s Counter Complete With 12 Seats And A Multiple Course Tasting Menu

It’s personal this time with a.Kitchen’s new Chef’s Counter Menu. So personal that only 12 people a night can secure a spot at the marble counter overlooking the restaurant’s charcoal grill. For $60, that seat guarantees a many-course tasting menu that showcases the wondrous creations out of the grill. A joint collaboration between Chef Eli […]

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January 13, 2015

Mauckingbird Theatre Company Stages A Post-Modern Cabaret In Hot ’N’ Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration, Starting January 13

Mauckingbird

Mauckingbird Theatre Company puts a novel twist on one of America’s most celebrated composer/songwriters, with Hot ’N’ Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration, opening January 13 at the Skybox at the Adrienne Theater. Presented via Mauckingbird’s distinctly queer sensibility, the show is a revue-style homage to a doyenne of sly witty entertainment. Six exceptional singers take […]

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December 10, 2014

The Philadelphia Art Alliance Spotlights More Than 40 Artists In Its Shop On The Square Holiday Craft Sale This Weekend, December 12-14

Philadelphia Art Alliance

Housed in a gorgeous historic mansion just off of Rittenhouse Square, the Philadelphia Art Alliance is one of the oldest fine arts institutions in the city. These days, though, the galleries continually host boundary-pushing contemporary exhibitions, live music events and more. This weekend, the mansion opens its doors to holiday shoppers for its annual holiday […]

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December 9, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Hanukkah 2014 At Restaurants And Attractions In And Around Philadelphia

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Hanukkah 2014 At Restaurants And Attractions In And Around Philadelphia

The start of Hanukkah in 2014 is quickly approaching, and Philadelphia restaurants, museums and attractions are more than prepared to celebrate the Festival of Lights with a plethora of holiday celebrations. To help you celebrate from the lighting of the first candle on Tuesday, December 16 through the end of the holiday on the evening […]

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December 8, 2014

The Rittenhouse Hotel Rings In The Holidays With A Kid-Centric Teddy Bear Tea, Fridays-Sundays Through December 14 And December 19-28

The Rittenhouse Hotel Rings In The Holidays With A Kid-Centric Teddy Bear Tea, Fridays-Sundays Through December 14 And December 19-28

The Rittenhouse hotel decks its halls this holiday season with festive lights, greenery, wreaths and more, in addition to holiday events throughout the month. Upon entry, guests will find two marvelous gingerbread houses modeled after two iconic sights in Philadelphia — the Betsy Ross House and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The sweet houses were […]

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December 4, 2014

Roundup: Your Complete Guide To 2014 Holiday Season Happenings In Philadelphia By Neighborhood

Elfreth's Alley

All across Philadelphia, city neighborhoods are full to the brim with holiday cheer — think tree-lighting celebrations, festive holiday markets and ice skating followed by dinner at a cozy neighborhood restaurant. From Rittenhouse and Old City to Historic Germantown and Chestnut Hill, there’s no shortage of charming Philadelphia locales worth exploring. Below, we’ve rounded up […]

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December 1, 2014

Rittenhouse Square Celebrates The Holiday Season With Its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, Tonight, December 1 At 5 P.M.

Rittenhouse Square Celebrates The Holiday Season With Its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, Tonight, December 1 At 5 P.M.

The holiday season kicks into high gear this evening as Rittenhouse Square illuminates its twinkling Christmas tree tonight, December 1, at 5 p.m. Enjoy complimentary bites and drinks from Parc and The Rittenhouse Hotel while making merry with giveaways, photos, antler headbands and more. Santa Claus will be at the celebration to light up the […]

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November 24, 2014

1812 Productions Brings Good Cheer And Political Humor To The Holiday Season With This Is the Week That Is, Opening Friday, November 28

1812 Productions

1812 Productions, the Philadelphia theater company that believes the world could always use more comedy, creates much mirth and laughter from the world of politics with its annual hit show, This Is The Week That Is, beginning its yearly showing this Friday, November 28. A stylistic mash-up of variety shows like The Carol Burnett Show […]

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