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June 19, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate The Extra Daylight Hours Of The 2014 Summer Solstice In And Around Philadelphia This Weekend

This Saturday, June 21 marks the very longest day of the year — the summer solstice — and as the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, Philadelphia heats up with summertime events. Cultures around the world celebrate this astronomical event, and there is no shortage of ways to take advantage of the extra […]

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January 16, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Martin Luther King Day Celebrations In Philadelphia, Including Free And Discounted Admission To Some Of The City’s Popular Museums

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a man who promised and brought positive change to a nation, in a number of ways this week and weekend in Philadelphia. Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 20, is a day to honor the man who caused so much change in the world of civil rights. From orchestral […]

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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 21, 2010

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Performing Arts Shows On New Year’s Eve In Philadelphia

True to its newly minted reputation as a creative hotbed, Philadelphia provides performing arts-lovers with a wide range of options for New Year’s Eve. Each of these shows is exclusive to the city and unparalleled in artistic quality. You can’t choose wrong. • The Pennsylvania Ballet’s The Nutcracker at the Academy of Music: Catch the […]

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December 15, 2010

Holiday POPS: Celebrate The Holidays With Peter Nero And The Philly Pops

This year, your favorite holiday CD just isn’t going to cut it; not when you can bring the classic tunes of the holidays to life with Holiday POPS! Running now through December 22nd at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall, Holiday POPS! presents a delightful assortment of beloved seasonal classics and glorious gospel music. The opening […]

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December 7, 2010

Deal Feed: Get $10 Tickets For Select Philadelphia Orchestra Concerts Through May — Purchase Before This Friday At Midnight

Through this Friday, December 10th at 11:59 p.m., The Philadelphia Orchestra and PECO are offering music lovers the opportunity to purchase $10 rush tickets in advance for more than 35 subscription concerts this season, as part of PECO Power Week. A complete list of participating concerts is posted online. Pick up a ticket, or a […]

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August 10, 2010

This Week’s Phanatic Fan Photo Statue Location: The Kimmel Center

Summer’s rapidly coming to a close and unfortunately so is the “Phanatic Around Town” photo submission contest. Keep submitting your best photos for the chance to win free Philly baseball gear and remember, the stakes are higher than ever as the Phillies will be using select photos during an on-air game broadcast. Submission details and […]

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March 13, 2009

Wozzeck at the Perelman Theater

“Wozzeck” is not your typical opera. Created in the early 1900′s by Austrian composer Alban Berg, and inspired by a 19th Century play, the opera is more accessible than most. The story is a psychological thrill ride, following a poor German laborer through love, torment, insanity, despair, and (of course) murder. The music is intense […]

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