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April 2, 2014

Drums Around The World Brings Global Beats To The Penn Museum, This Saturday, April 5

All throughout the 2013-14 school year, UPenn has been celebrating its Year of Sound, a theme chosen by students, faculty and staff for informative and fun events of all kinds. As part of this this sonic series, the Penn Museum hosts Drums around the World on Saturday, April 5. From 1 to 4 p.m., the [...]

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February 25, 2014

The Onward Summit 2014 Photography Conference Hosts Expert-Driven Lectures, Workshops, Shows And More, February 28-March 2

Calling all shutterbugs. Whether you’re into snapping shots for Instagram or carefully composing frames for a digital photography project, take note. This weekend, the annual Onward Summit conference organized by Project Basho provides opportunities for photography professionals, amateurs or admirers to be inspired over the course of a three-day event. A multifaceted conference, Onward Summit [...]

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November 20, 2013

Browse And Create Paper-Based Crafts At The Annual Book Paper Scissors Celebration, This Saturday, November 23

Attention bookworms! The Free Library of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Center for the Book team up to present the annual Book Paper Scissors event, a full day of paper crafts, book art, prints and craft workshops on Saturday, November 23. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., purchase, discover or create book-centric and paper-based art at [...]

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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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October 7, 2013

The DesignPhiladelphia Festival Returns This Week With 120 Events At Venues Throughout The City Showcasing Hundreds Of Artists And Designers, October 10-18

This city’s creative culture is incredibly vibrant, and few events celebrate its resonance like DesignPhiladelphia, the annual city-wide festival, which is set to launch this week, October 10-18. Now in its ninth year, and with new support from the Philadelphia Center for Architecture, DesignPhiladelphia remains one of the largest design festivals in the entire country. [...]

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September 3, 2013

Greensgrow Farms Hosts Hands-On Workshops Taught By Local Food Bloggers This Fall, September 14 And 21

Greensgrow Farms, Philadelphia’s innovative urban farming nonprofit organization, invites its loyal patrons and curious home cooks to get hands-on this month with a pair of workshops. The urban farm’s community kitchen welcomes two local food bloggers for two DIY afternoons of instruction in September. On Saturday, September 14, from noon to 2 p.m., learn the [...]

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July 17, 2013

Philadelphia Dance Day Celebrates The Performing Arts With Workshops, Performances And Open Dance Parties, Saturday, July 27

Think you can dance? Philadelphia Dance Day is coming on Saturday, July 27 with more than 20 free workshops and an evening dance party that includes more lessons, performances and open social dancing. All dance enthusiasts – regardless of experience or coordination – are invited to join this event, which features a day full of [...]

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April 8, 2013

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Pairs Lectures And Workshops With Wine And Cheese During Its New Spring Series

Break out those green thumbs and learn the ins and outs of all types of gardening during spring events presented by the experts at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS). Served up with wine and cheese, the springtime series welcomes PHS members and the public alike to garden-centric events on select evenings at PHS’ Center City [...]

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March 12, 2013

The Philadelphia Dance Theatre To Host Alonzo King LINES Ballet Discovery Project For Young Dancers, March 14-17

The San Francisco based Alonzo King LINES Ballet Discovery Project will be coming to Philadelphia for the first time ever to lead dancers in a four day instructive course. The group will be coming to the Philadelphia Dance Theater from March 14-17. The program is for students ages 13-25 who have a skill level of [...]

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November 28, 2012

Philadelphia Magazine’s First-Ever Thinkfest, A Two-Day Innovation Celebration, Lands At The Rittenhouse Hotel November 30-December 1

In conjunction with the November issue, “The New Philly: The Innovation Issue,” Philadelphia Magazine is throwing the city’s first-ever Thinkfest, a two-day celebration of Philadelphia’s bright future and the people who are leading us there. The event will take place at the Rittenhouse Hotel right on Rittenhouse Square this Friday and Saturday, November 30-December 1. [...]

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