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September 29, 2014

The Franklin Institute Launches New Conversation Series Let’s Talk About Your Brain Tonight, Monday, September 29 With Help From A Former Philadelphia Eagle

Have you ever wondered what’s happening inside your noggin when you are injured, stressed or simply trying to make a decision? The Franklin Institute can help. In conjunction with its awesome new permanent exhibition, Your Brain, a brand-new after-hours series Let’s Talk About Your Brain: Conversations About Neuroscience and Society launches at The Franklin Institute […]

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April 30, 2014

The Annual Equality Forum Returns May 1-4 Featuring Panels And Special Events, Including SundayOUT! At The Piazza, Sunday, May 4

For more than 20 years, the Equality Forum summit has brought the largest national and international LGBT civil rights event to Philadelphia. In 2014, the event returns with four days of parties, discussions and special programs and more, all designed to promote LGBT civil rights. Kicking off Thursday, May 1 and continuing through Sunday, May […]

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March 24, 2014

Join In TEDxPhiladelphia With Tours, Free Live Streaming And Public Viewing Parties At Locations Across The City, Friday, March 28

This Friday, March 28, TEDxPhiladelphia arrives at the Temple Performing Arts Center for a sold-out multidisciplinary conference with a city-wide focus. TEDx programming will zero in on Philadelphia’s history and future as”The New Workshop of the World,” celebrating the community of makers, doers, entrepreneurs and artists that make this city a hub for innovation. Throughout […]

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March 17, 2014

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Presents Free Lectures About William Shakespeare On Select Wednesday Evenings Throughout Year

Delve into the world of William Shakespeare as The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre hosts free lectures on select Wednesday evenings throughout the year. The lecture series is presented as part of the citywide celebration, Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450, a number of events that honor William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Year of the Bard: Shakespeare […]

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March 7, 2014

Reminder: The Philadelphia Flower Show Kicks Off Its Final Days With A Live Q&A From Food Network Star Rachael Ray, Today At 1:30 P.M.

The promise of spring feels almost within reach, thanks to the brilliant blooms of the 2014 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. All week long, the Flower Show has captivated thousands of visitors from around the globe with stunning displays celebrating the beauty of plants and the art of gardening. This year’s […]

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March 6, 2014

The Philadelphia History Museum Hosts A Discussion Of Local Growth In Conversations: Northern Liberties In Words & Film, Saturday, March 8

In conjunction with its Philadelphia Voices exhibit about hipster haven Northern Liberties, the Philadelphia History Museum presents a multimedia program on Saturday, March 8 at 2 p.m. During Conversations: Northern Liberties in Words and Film, the museum will host readings about the reinvented neighborhood by speakers including Northern Liberties Neighbors Association president Matt Ruben and […]

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March 3, 2014

The Philadelphia Flamenco Festival Returns With Live Performances, Film Screenings, Discussions, Classes And More, Through March 16

This month, the Philadelphia Flamenco Festival returns for its second year of passionate performances. Presented by Pasión Y Arte, a modern feminist flamenco group, the festival kicked off with live performances at Longwood Gardens on Saturday, March 1 and is slated to continue through Sunday, March 16. The festival brings together flamenco-themed film screenings, live […]

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February 12, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts To Host A Free Discussion About Mural Arts’ Restored Spaces Program This Sunday, February 16

This Sunday, February 16, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts presents a discussion in conjunction with its current marquee exhibition, Beyond the Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts. From 2 to 3 p.m., listen to Shari Hersh, the founder of Mural Arts’ Restored Spaces program discuss the program’s initiatives. Restored Spaces is an environmental project that […]

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January 10, 2014

Science On Tap Returns To National Mechanics In January With A Discussion On A Nobel Prize-Winning Discovery, Monday, January 13

Every month, National Mechanics hosts Science on Tap, a gathering of the minds to discuss, and learn about, prominent and engaging topics in science. Organized by five Philadelphia institutions — the Wagner Free Institute of Science, Academy of Natural Sciences, American Philosophical Society, Chemical Heritage Foundation and the Mütter Museum — the casual gathering features […]

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October 30, 2013

See Chris Matthews, M. Night Shyamalan, Marc Vetri And More At Philadelphia Magazine’s Week-Long ThinkFest, November 4-9

Prepare to put on your thinking caps, Philadelphia. Returning for its second year, Philadelphia magazine’s ThinkFest shines the spotlight on the smart folks that make this city future bright with a week-long series of dynamic speaking events, November 4-9. Hear about the latest developments in Philadelphia’s creative culture, technology, arts, food, medicine, education, economics, urban […]

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