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September 19, 2014

Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Launches Its Fall Season With Globe Theatre On Tour’s King Lear, September 24-27

Philadelphia’s fall performing arts season is underway, and this month, the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts kicks off its 2014 lineup of theatrical offerings. If you’re looking for an authentic re-staging of a Shakespearean drama, be sure to catch King Lear at Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Running September 24-27, the show is […]

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June 23, 2014

University City District’s 40th Street Summer Series Returns In 2014 With Free Monthly Outdoor Concerts, Starting This Saturday, June 28

Music fans have little occasion to miss out on hot concerts with the scores of free tunes on tap throughout the summer. On the west side of the Schuylkill River, University City District ups the cool factor to combat the summer heat with the return of the 40th Street Summer Series, free outdoor concerts on […]

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January 10, 2014

See Les Ballets Jazz De Montréal Take The Stage At The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts In University City, January 16-18

Say “Bonjour” to a dynamic dance troupe from Quebec as Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal arrives in Philadelphia to perform a dynamic repertoire of three Philadelphia premieres — one of which was choreographed by Benjamin Millepied of Black Swan fame. A continuation of the Dance Celebration series, dance lovers should report to the Annenberg Center […]

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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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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 29, 2013

The Penn Museum Presents Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster Opening Sunday, June 2

The Penn Museum takes a fascinating look at the immense power of war propaganda with its newest offering, Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster. This exhibit examines 33 wartime posters, mostly depicting Africans and African Americans, dating from the Civil War to World War I, World War II and African independence […]

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April 16, 2013

The Institute of Contemporary Art Unveils Two New Incredible Exhibits for Spring, Opening Wednesday, April 24

From glowing neon to film and sound, two incredible exhibits featuring multiple mediums are coming to the galleries of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania this spring. Glasgow-based artist Karla Black brings her site-specific style to Philly April 24 through July 28 with Practically In Shadow. This multi-part, prismatic structure will […]

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April 2, 2013

Save The Date: The Penn Relays To Sprint Into University City, April 25-27

The hugely popular spring event, The Penn Relays is creeping (or sprinting) up on us. The weekend-long annual event comes to town from April 25 to 27 and brings with it a slew of fun activities for attendees. In addition to top-notch track stars, the event hosts apparel vendors, sport merchandise vendors and offers lots […]

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February 15, 2013

Enjoy Dinner And A Show In University City With Baby Blues BBQ And Parsons Dance Troupe At The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts, Wednesday, February 27

Baby Blues BBQ and Parsons Dance are bringing you the ultimate combination on February 27; dinner and a show. At Baby Blues BBQ, enjoy barbecue favorites with classic sides like cornbread, mac and cheese, collard greens and potato salad. The full droolworthy menu is available here. Dinner includes an entree platter, dessert and a soda […]

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