Philly 4th of July Guide 2019

2019-06-26T16:41:14-04:00June 26th, 2019|

There are SO many ways to celebrate America’s 243rd birthday in Philly! From free museum admission, to outdoor festivals and (of course) fireworks – there’s something for everyone. Here are the highlights: Free Admission Days There are over 20 museums/attractions offering free activities starting on June 29. Here are the offers by day. Be sure [...]

Get Outside in Philadelphia This Summer

2019-06-11T16:04:46-04:00June 11th, 2019|

By Brenna Luczyszyn Who says you have to escape the city to experience nature? Philadelphia is full of places to experience the great outdoors—while also discovering the art, culture, and cuisine that the city is known for. As the summer begins to heat up, locals and visitors alike will find places to visit that are [...]

Philly Memorial Day Guide 2019

2019-05-28T11:12:11-04:00May 20th, 2019|

Memorial Day is a holiday dedicated to honoring American soldiers that made the ultimate sacrifice while fighting for our country. In addition, Memorial Weekend has also become a sort of un-official start to Summer Fun. There are plenty of ways to celebrate the long weekend (and honor the true reason for the holiday) in Philly. [...]

VOP Presents Shattering the Glass – A Celebration of Women Composers

2019-04-17T10:20:11-04:00April 17th, 2019|

The world of choral music has been, and continues to be, dominated by male composers. Philadelphia’s premiere LGBTQ and Ally choir, Voices of Pride (VOP),  put together a concert featuring pieces composed solely by women. As women composers have been consistently under-represented in choral programming, including VOP’s, it became clear it was time to host [...]

Unique Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Philly

2019-02-02T22:49:07-04:00February 2nd, 2019|

  With so many incredible restaurants in Philly, a nice dinner out is always a classic way to spend Valentine's Day. But if you want to get a little more creative this year, here are a few ideas. We've also included some tips of where to go, featuring our 2018 Happening List finalists and winners. [...]

2018 Philly Holiday Guide

2018-12-03T16:38:06-04:00December 2nd, 2018|

We may have already had the first snow of the season, but the city of Philadelphia has plenty of holiday happenings to warm even the chilliest days. Bundle up and use this guide to all that is jolly to plan a holiday season that will dazzle and delight. Whether you favor the history that the [...]

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Comes to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center November 2-4

2018-10-30T16:10:51-04:00October 30th, 2018|

The Sugarloaf Crafts Festivals Fall Tour will be making its stop in the Philadelphia area this weekend. You can enjoy this unique shopping and artistic experience at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA from Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4. For more than 40 years, Sugarloaf Craft Festivals have been some of [...]

Marilyn Monroe Iconic Photos on Display

2018-08-12T22:03:47-04:00August 2nd, 2018|

Marilyn Monroe “You’re already famous, now you’re going to make me famous,” photographer Lawrence Schiller said to Marilyn Monroe as they discussed the photos he was about to shoot of her in 1962. “Don’t be so cocky,” Marilyn replied, “photographers can be easily replaced.” Several days later, Larry had not been replaced and [...]

Immersive Art Installation to Bring Philadelphia Arts and Mural Traditions to Life

2018-06-15T20:00:21-04:00June 15th, 2018|

At FIGMAGO, you become the artist Secret passageways, live dancing shadows, and color changing murals await visitors at FIGMAGO, Philadelphia’s imaginative new tourist attraction. Opening in July, this hands-on art adventure is the latest collaboration between internationally renowned muralist, Meg Saligman Studio, and preeminent dance company, Brian Sanders’ JUNK. Philadelphia is globally distinguished [...]

Art in the Open 2018

2018-05-15T20:53:48-04:00May 15th, 2018|

Art in the Open (AiO), presented through the PNC Arts Alive initiative, is a biennial citywide event that celebrates artists, their inspirations, and their relationships with the urban environment. The program, now entering its tenth year, was designed to shape community through art experiences that bridge the Philadelphia’s outdoor spaces, natural areas, and historic waterways [...]