Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Philly

2020-02-10T14:05:40-05:00February 10th, 2020|

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and recognizing their role in U.S. history. There are a ton of ways to honor Black History Month in Philadelphia and nearby, so we've put a list together of some of the highlights: Visit an Exhibit African American History Month at The [...]

Philly Theatre Week Returns February 6 with 300+ Unique Events & Performances

2020-04-13T17:16:31-04:00February 3rd, 2020|

Together Again (Photo provided by Aversa PR) Attention Theatre Lovers! The 3rd annual Philly Theatre Week returns February 6 through February 16. The 10-day celebration features 75+ organizations and 300 events and performances. Events will include full performances, workshops, panels and more in Philadelphia and suburbs, plus in New Jersey and Delaware. All tickets [...]

Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year in Philadelphia

2020-01-21T12:16:17-05:00January 21st, 2020|

Welcome the Year of the Rat with these Philadelphia events celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year. The holiday officially falls on Saturday, January 25 but festivities last for several weeks. 2020 Chinatown Midnight Lion Dance Friday, January 24 from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. This annual tradition begins at the intersection of 10th and Race [...]

2019 Philly Holiday Guide

2020-04-13T17:18:23-04:00November 24th, 2019|

By Melissa Kaufman Grab your warmest coat, scarf and mittens and prepare for one of the most enchanting holiday seasons the city of Philadelphia has ever offered! Whether you’re a fan of a traditional holiday complete with all the trimmings or looking to celebrate the season high in the sky in a festive Ferris Wheel, [...]

How to Celebrate Halloween in Philadelphia

2020-04-13T17:19:15-04:00September 30th, 2019|

October is here, and it's officially the Halloween season! Whether you're looking to get scared, spend the day with the fam, or just enjoy some spooky themed food and drink, we've got you covered. There's something for every Halloween fan in Philly this month.   (Photo by Michelle Reese) Philadelphia Ghost [...]

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 [...]

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

2019-02-02T22:49:07-05:00February 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. [...]

A Philly Art + Zine Fair Benefitting Local Nonprofits!

2017-10-22T22:29:27-04:00October 22nd, 2017|

Celebrating Philadelphia’s independent publishing and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture, the Monstera Collective: Art and Zine Fair will take place on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 12PM to 5PM. at Fishtown’s own Colorspace Labs. The Monstera Collective: Philadelphia Art + Zine Fair will be held on Sunday, November 5th. This one-day event will bring together artists, small [...]

“A Franklin for All Seasons and All Reasons”: Robling Portrays Founding Father with Intelligence and Passion

2018-01-16T22:25:25-05:00January 18th, 2017|

"When I talk to students—I emphasize that as soon as is possible for you, work at something you love. Many of us spend a lot of years not doing that. Eventually I was able to make a living doing what I love doing. It really makes a difference."~ Bill Robling, historic interpreter of Benjamin Franklin, [...]