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February 12, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, Opening Reception For ICA@50: Pleasing Artists And Publics Since 1963 With Music From Questlove, “Shuck Buddies” Happy Hour At Oyster House And More

Before tomorrow’s predicted snowstorm hits, get out there and enjoy an almost snow-free city at tons of spots all around town. Tonight, the Institute of Contemporary Art celebrates 50-years with a public party featuring a first look at the 50-year exhibition and music provided by Questlove and DJ PHSH. Count us in. It’s also pay-what-you-wish [...]

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October 1, 2013

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For October 2013 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at [...]

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September 25, 2013

The Last Concert Of University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Brings Out The Millennial Territory Orchestra This Saturday, September 28

This past summer, University City District kept the neighborhood rocking with its once-a-month outdoor concerts, the 40th Street Summer Series, a free family-friendly outdoor concert series. On Saturday, September 28, it’s officially time to send off summer with the final concert of the summertime run. Kicking off at 6 p.m., fire artists and hoop dancers [...]

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September 5, 2013

Tonight Picks: Opening Night Of The Fringe Festival, Free Movie Screenings, A Whiskey-Fueled Party At The Trestle Inn And More

It’s another lovely evening, Philadelphia, and time to take advantage of a slew of after-dark happenings. Tonight marks the official start of the nearly month-long 2013 Fringe Festival, bringing a wide range of avant-garde art installations and performances to Philadelphia for the next 18 days. In addition to progressive performances, two Philadelphia venues hang on [...]

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September 4, 2013

Ars Nova Workshop Kicks Off Its 14th Season Of Modern Jazz Presentations With A Performance From Secret Keeper, Thursday, September 5

Beginning at 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, The Rotunda will be a haven for jazz lovers as Ars Nova Workshop debuts its 14th season. In keeping with its mission to elevate the role of jazz, improvisation and experimental music in contemporary culture, Ars Nova Workshop will present a free performance from New York-based duo [...]

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July 26, 2013

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues With Brass Band The Heavens Atheist Gospel Trombone Choir, Saturday, July 27

This summer, music fans have little occasion to miss out on cool concerts with the scores of free tunes on tap throughout the season. One of more than a dozen recurring outdoor concert series, the 40th Street Summer Series concerts bring merry music to University City with a lineup of free shows monthly through September. [...]

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June 24, 2013

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Continues This Weekend With The Philadelphia Ukulele Orchestra, Saturday, June 29

Music fans have little occasion to miss out on cool concerts with the scores of free tunes on tap throughout the summer. One of more than 15 recurring outdoor concert series, the 40th Street Summer Series concerts bring merry music to University City with a lineup of free shows through September. After a rocking series [...]

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May 16, 2013

Tonight Picks: Celebrate Spring With The Phenomenal Night Market Fairmount Avenue, The Beer Garden At The Porch, An Evening In Franklin Square, Phillies Phestival And More

As the weather clears today, it’s time to get pumped for a fantastic lineup of events this evening. The Night Market Philadelphia makes its season debut tonight in the Fairmount neighborhood with more than 50 food vendors dishing fare in the shadow of Eastern State Penitentiary. But that’s not all that is happening in the [...]

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May 14, 2013

Tangle Movement Arts Presents Invert!, A Circus-Inspired Aerial Dance Performance, May 16-18

Watch Tangle Movement Arts put on a high-flying show of dance, acrobatics, live music and more this weekend during its aerial dance performances. The feminist history-themed show features seven talented women who dance and dangle from the Rotunda at UPenn’s 40-foot ceilings. The unique performance incorporates monumental figures in women’s history, influential styles of dance [...]

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November 6, 2012

Roundup: Helpful Ways To Make Donations For Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts In The Philadelphia Region

While Philadelphia narrowly escaped the destructive path of Hurricane Sandy, the aftermath the record-producing Superstorm wreaked on our northeastern neighbors has left an astonishing amount of lives in need of food, clothing and shelter. With the bitter November weather nestling in for the long haul along the eastern seaboard, quick relief for the Frankenstorm victims [...]

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