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September 14, 2011

Tonight: The Philadelphia Film Society To Screen Rocky At Asylum Boxing Arena, Where Rocky Balboa’s Closing Fighting Scenes Were Filmed

The Philadelphia Film Society is back with another filmadelphiaCLASSICS event, a follow-up to the hugely popular 12 Monkeys screening at Eastern State Penitentiary and The Sixth Sense screening in Rittenhouse Square. Tonight, Wednesday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m., the society will show the iconic Philadelphia film Rocky, starring Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire and Burt Young, […]

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June 29, 2011

Reminder: Free Under-The-Stars Screening Of The Iconic Philly Film Rocky Tonight On The Famous Steps Of The Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Awesome event alert: Wawa Welcome America’s Philly at the Movies outdoor screening series continues tonight with one of the most iconic and famous Philadelphia movies of all time, Rocky, shown at (where else?) the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The steps, incidentally, were named the second most famous movie location in the […]

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August 10, 2010

August 19th: Outdoor Rocky-thon Movie Marathon on the Steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art

An iconic figure returns to an equally iconic location when Levi’s brings its Rolling Roadshow to steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the form of a Rocky movie marathon. The Thursday, August 19th “Rocky-thon” will include the first THREE Rocky movies in their entirety for the affordable price of… free! Bring a comfy […]

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June 25, 2010

Wawa Hoagie Day Returns, To Feature a Mile-Long Hoagie Stretching from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Hoagie lovers rejoice! Wawa Hoagie Day returns Wednesday, June 30th after a ten-year absence and in celebration, a 1 and 1/4 mile hoagie (weighing four tons!) will make it’s way from Wawa, PA to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art as part of Welcome America. And yes, it will be available for public […]

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November 5, 2009

Sunday: Parade of 1000 Rockys on the Parkway Plus a Tony Luke’s Cheesesteak Eating Contest

Listen up Rocky fans! This weekend, to mark the release of the new Blu-ray box set, Benjamin Franklin Parkway is hosting a Rocky celebration like you’ve never seen (we promise). On Sunday, November 8th, 1,000 Rocky Balboas, decked in gold and black “Itallian Stallion” robes, will flood the Parkway as part of the aptly-named “Parade […]

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