Surf-Rock Meets Alternative: Bel Heir Leaves Fresh Prints on Music World

2017-07-29T11:06:23+00:00 August 25th, 2016|

  Seven years after graduating from North Penn High School, Patrick Mencel of Bel Heir had a contract with RCA records. Bel Heir's distinct sound,“The Police meets Red Hot Chili Peppers," as Mencel describes it-- a fusion of surf-rock elements with a gritty alternative feel--brings fresh perspective to the music world. Mencel and his Philadelphia-based band [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 26-28

2016-08-23T23:04:38+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|

Well Philly we've made it to the last weekend of August and if you are not among those dipping your toes in the Jersey shore than we've found some events for you to enjoy right here in your own backyard.  Have a great weekend! Philadelphia Jerk Festival Sunday August 28th - Fairmount Park Philadelphia Jerk [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 19-21

2016-08-15T19:16:22+00:00 August 15th, 2016|

Has August been hot enough for you or what?  Whether you are absolutely done with the heat and must stay indoors or you are up to brave the weather in hopes of gaining some cultural education and fun, we've got you covered this weekend.  From a fun murderous show to traveling around the world, without [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 12-14

2016-08-11T13:11:28+00:00 August 11th, 2016|

Ah the heat and humidity of the late summer is in full swing so perhaps you will be hanging by the pool or chilling down the shore this weekend, if not don't fear, there's always lots to do here at home! Music and Theater takes over this pick 3 for the second weekend in August [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 5-7

2016-08-04T09:31:54+00:00 August 4th, 2016|

Philly is kicking off August with a bunch of awesome festivals.  From theatre, to music, to foods of all kinds this weekend certainly won't disappoint.  We're even getting out of the city this weekend so get out and enjoy what is left of the summer of 2016, Happy August! Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival August 3-7 [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 29-31

2016-07-27T16:42:17+00:00 July 27th, 2016|

So, are you DNC'd out?  Well the good news is that the weekend is just around the corner and the traffic and crowds should be well cleared out by then.  This Pick 3 is all about music and recurring events throughout the summer so that you don't miss a thing.  Happy Weekend! The Oval - [...]

‘It’s like your own personal amusement park ride’—Just a Man and His Cyr Wheel

2016-07-18T07:58:55+00:00 July 18th, 2016|

     A little over two years ago, Eric Heitzman saw a video that he thought looked "so incredibly cool." The video was of someone using a Cyr Wheel, an acrobatic apparatus invented for the circus that consists of a large aluminium or steel with a diameter approximately 4-6 inches taller than the performer. The [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 15-17

2016-07-11T09:38:25+00:00 July 11th, 2016|

Schuylkill River Arts Day    Saturday July 16th 10am-2pm - East Fairmount Park Live performances illuminate the river while audiences boat, play and picnic along the Schuylkill River. Start at 10am at Mander Playground and you will be entertained by Positive Movement, a drill team from Strawberry Mansion. Then walk as a group through beautiful Boxer’s Trail to Kelly [...]

Father’s Day Happenings: A Guide for Father’s Day Fun

2016-06-15T15:46:51+00:00 June 12th, 2016|

Father's Day is Sunday, June 19. With plenty of great happenings in and around Philadelphia, it’s easier than ever to plan a fun and memorable Father’s Day for Dad. Check out Philly Happening’s list of Father’s Day ideas to treat that special father-figure in your life.   PECO Primate Jungle Days  Swing into PECO Primate [...]

Five Reasons Philly Improv Theater’s DÜOFEST is a Must-See!

2016-06-02T00:22:07+00:00 June 1st, 2016|

The only improv comedy festival in the world devoted to comic duos starts today, Wednesday, June 1, at Philly Improv Theater. DÜOFEST features 32 acts from all over North America. It runs through Saturday, June 4 at Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom Street. Tickets to individual shows, or an all-access pass, are available at http://duofest.com/2016/. Philly Improv Theatre's Improv Producer, [...]