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November 19, 2014

Tonight Picks: Drinks With The Sphinx At The Penn Museum, Franklin Square Holiday Festival, Ice Skating At Dilworth Park, Dine Out Wash West And More

Wintry Wednesdays call for toasty visits to museums, comforting dinners and making the most of the holiday season (ice skating, anyone?). Tonight, two museums host after-hours events for post-work guests: The Penn Museum hosts Drinks With The Sphinx, an evening of flashlight tours, a cash bar, workshops, crafts and more while The Philadelphia Museum of […]

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November 17, 2014

The Penn Museum Continues Its P.M. @ Penn Museum After-Hours Series With Drinks With The Sphinx, This Wednesday, November 19

Spend a night with a 15-ton Egyptian sphinx, drink in hand, this Wednesday, November 19 at the Penn Museum, the University of Pennsylvania’s amazing trove of archaeological and anthropological art and artifacts. The latest installment of the museum’s regularly scheduled P.M. @ Penn Museum after-hours events, Drinks with the Sphinx runs this Wednesday evening from […]

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November 14, 2014

Deal Alert: Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House Offers Half-Price Lobsters Throughout November For Lobster Month

Take a crack at a great deal at Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House this month. Both the University City and West Chester locations of Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House are dishing out lobster at insanely low prices through the end of November. The seafood house boasts a lofty lineup of lobster discounts with a few themed menu […]

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November 12, 2014

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Shorts, Documentaries, Discussions And More, November 12-16 And 21-22

Kicking off its 2014 festival today, the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival returns to educate and expose the Philadelphia region to films by and about Asian Americans via screenings and events. Running November 12 through Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22 to Sunday, November 22, the festival delves into Asian American film through screenings […]

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November 11, 2014

The Penn Museum Launches The Three-Concert Series Music for the Mystery of Silents With Relâche, Sunday, November 16

The Penn Museum is known for its world-class selection of ancient artifacts, but in its new series, the renowned museum examines a piece of history much closer to our time. Music for the Mystery of Silents, a three-concert music series, celebrates the silent film genre with musicians-in-residence Relâche performing live accompaniment to soundless cinema in […]

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November 6, 2014

City Tap House Marks The Release Of DuClaw Brewery’s Rare Colossus Beer With A Brew-Filled Brunch This Sunday, November 9

Like an election or the denim jacket trend, the DuClaw Colossus beer only comes around every few years. This Sunday, November 9, the rare high-gravity hybrid beer from Maryland’s DuClaw Brewing Company will be making an appearance at the University City location of City Tap House. In celebration of the return of the extra boozy […]

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November 5, 2014

Philadelphia Magazine’s ThinkFest Gathers This City’s Brightest Minds To Present Big Ideas During A One-Day Event, Friday, November 14

Prepare to put on your thinking caps, Philadelphia. Returning for its third year, Philadelphia magazine’s ThinkFest spotlights the smart locals that make this city future seem bright with a day-long speaking event, Friday, November 14. Formerly a multi-day, multi-location event, this year’s ThinkFest takes on a new one-day format to present more than 20 engaging […]

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October 29, 2014

Celebrate Day Of The Dead At The Penn Museum With Traditional Performances, Crafts, Food And More, Saturday, November 1

As part of its World Culture Series, The Penn Museum teams up with the Mexican Cultural Center and the Mexican Consulate in Philadelphia to bring Day of the Dead to the spotlight through a variety of family-friendly activities on Saturday, November 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Day of the Dead is a traditionally […]

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October 28, 2014

The Penn Museum Showcases Global Designs During Its Treasures Jewelry Sale And Show, October 31-November 2

Attention jewelry lovers: report to the Penn Museum this weekend to discover a trove of sparkly finds at the biennial Treasures Sale and Show, October 31-November 2. An event organized by the Women’s Committee of the Penn Museum, the jewelry show and sale has evolved from the accessories and furnishings market of years past into […]

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October 22, 2014

The Woodlands In University City Celebrates Halloween With A Variety Of Family Events On Sunday, October 26

This Sunday, October 26, The Woodlands historic mansion and cemetery hosts a day-long Halloween affair with a variety of events for all to enjoy. The lovely grounds of The Woodlands will welcome a family fun day complete with a mini-Mütter Museum featuring interactive fun with — yup– medical oddities. Check out a life size giant […]

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