Hockey Diplomacy Helped Break the Ice in Moscow

By Chandley McDonald Staff Writer In early October, 20 young ice hockey players and four coaches traveled to Moscow for 10 days as part of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s vision of “smart power,” which embraces a full range
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Are You Ready To Celebrate Halloween In Philadelphia?

Are you ready to celebrate  Halloween In Philadelphia? You have a lot of choices. In the mood for something truly spooky? Try one of Philadelphia’s candlelit walking tours of America’s most historic and haunted cities, where enchanting tour guides will lead you through Independence Hall and Washington Square
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Chestnut Hill Transforms for Harry Potter Weekend

There will be wizardry and wonder in the air this October as Chestnut Hill transforms for Harry Potter Weekend. On October 26-27, the Chestnut Hill neighborhood will play host to a weekend’s worth of spellbinding events that will keep children and adults, and wizards and muggles, entertained. All weekend long, (more...)

Ronaldus Shamask: Form, Fashion, Reflection

Ronaldus Shamask:  Form, Fashion, Reflection Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building, Spain Gallery October 6, 2012–March 10, 2013 This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present an overview of Ronaldus Shamask’s unique multi-disciplinary approach to fashion, honed over a 35-year career. Ronaldus Shamask:  Form, (more...)

Heat — Art Philmont 2012

This year’s September, unusually sunny, warm and still filled with summery colors and fragrances, is truly, a gift of Nature…. And at the end of the month, our community had received one more gift of the season — ART Philmont 2012 — an art exhibition of two very talented people: (more...)

Harvest Festival at Mount Pleasant

The Philadelphia Museum of Art will host a Harvest Festival at Mount Pleasant, where children and their families can meet local artisans and try their hand at traditional activities such as apple pressing, candle making, woodworking, weaving, and more. The event will feature a colonial beer brewing demonstration (more...)

Standing Up for Your Child in School

As students immerse themselves in their lessons in the classroom, parents play a key role in working with teachers and school administrators to make sure their child is thriving at school. These days, more grandparents and other relatives are stepping up to raise children, so it’s (more...)

A Taste of America: Pasties

When miners from Cornwall in Great Britain immigrated to the United States, they brought with them the pasty. Easy to pack and handle, a pasty encloses meat, potatoes and vegetables baked in a semicircular pastry. “Pasty” is an old English word for a meat pie baked without a
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Top Ten Men & Woman Confirmed For U.S. Open Squash in Philadelphia

Player lists have been released for the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, revealing that ALL of the world’s top ten men and women will be competing in this year’s event!With every major star in the squash world heading to Philadelphia to compete for the prestigious title, (more...)

Brandywine Conservancy: “A Painter’s View: The Andrew Wyeth Studio”

The Chadds Ford studio where Andrew Wyeth, one of America's most significant artists, painted many of his most important works of art, opened for tours. Given to the Brandywine Conservancy by the artist's wife, Betsy James Wyeth, the studio has undergone careful restoration to preserve its (more...)

2012 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival Kicked Off

The 16th annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival is less than two weeks away. The 16-day Festival, running September 7-22, 2012, kicked off opening week with 4 world premieres from celebrated Philadelphia artists at venues throughout the city. Opening-week performances explore everything from women in comedy and writers in transit to rock (more...)

2012 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits

Enjoy Demonstrations & Tastings Featuring Celebrity Chefs & SkinnyGirl Bethenny Frankel Presented by Gourmet Shows, The 2012 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits will undoubtedly quench your thirst and satisfy all your hunger cravings. The event is being held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at the Oaks (more...)

New Russian Cinema: Films and Showtimes

The films and showtimes for the New Russian Cinema series at the Anthology Film Archive in New York and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. New York screenings will be presented free of charge. Seats may be reserved by emailing rsvp@lonestarfilmsociety.com or calling 817-924-6000 Fort
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Philly vs Columbus Crew Jewish Heritage Night

Join DAVAI and cheer on our Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union, during their Jewish Heritage Night game at the PPL
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Philadelphia: ‘This Town Is a Mystery’

This September, the residents of four Philadelphia households will open their homes to audiences and perform in the premiere of Headlong Dance Theater’s This Town Is A Mystery. Headlong has selected a diverse group of households, chosen from over forty applications in a citywide open call for (more...)

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