The Mummers Parade 2014 in Philadelphia

New Year’s Day, January 1, 2014 The Parade begins at 10 a.m. and marches north up Broad Street to JFK Boulevard. New Year’s Day is about celebrating, and there’s no better place to fête than the 2014 Philadelphia’s Mummers Parade and
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Lace Up Your Skates For Outdoor Holiday Fun in Northern Liberties

November 30, 2013-February 23, 2014 The Piazza at Schmidt’s is celebrating the holiday season with Skate at The Piazza, a brand-new outdoor ice skating rink in Northern Liberties. Joining the outdoor ice skating traditions of the Blue Cross RiverRink, Skate at The Piazza is a 5,000-square-foot pop-up ice-skating (more...)

Victorian Christmas Celebration at Pennypacker Mills

Take a step back in time for a Victorian Christmas celebration at historic Pennypacker Milles, the 18th-century mansion used by General George Washington as temporary headquarters during the Revolutionary War. Pennypacker Mills’ Victorian Christmas Open House features the melodic sounds of a bell choir, the hearty laugh (more...)

The Philly Pops Musical Tradition Returns to Verizon Hall

Philadelphia’s treasured musical tradition Holiday POPS! returns to Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for nine festive performances, December 6 through December 21, 2013 led by Britain’s celebrated American-born conductor David Charles Abell, who is known for conducting the two “Les Miserables” anniversary celebrations, televised throughout (more...)

Jennifer Knapp & Margaret Becker: The Hymns Of Christmas

Highly respected solo artists in their own right, Jennifer Knapp and Margaret Becker unite for a duo performance supporting their holiday release The Hymns of Christmas. Inspired by hymns that make Christmas Eve reverent and memorable, the pair weave their acoustic artistry, beautiful harmonies and friendship into a real Christmas (more...)

Thanksgiving Menorah Car Parade In Philadelphia

Hanukkah 2013, coinciding with Thanksgiving Day this year, is on the way. Philadelphia prepared to celebrate this holiday with Thanksgiving Menorah Car Parade, Festival of Lights, events and  “Thanksgivukah” dinners dinners at restaurants London Grill, Zahav and others. More than 100 cars, limos, and trucks carrying lit (more...)

The Surrealists: Works from the Collection

The Surrealists: Works from the Collection Special Exhibitions Gallery, Perelman Building November 3, 2013–March 2, 2014 The Surrealists: Works from the Collection will provide a selection of exceptional works from the Philadelphia Museum of Art that represent one of the most influential art movements of the twentieth century. Surveying the period during (more...)

Woodmere Art Museum Lights Up the Holidays with Exhibitions

Month-long celebration for art-lovers of all ages begins with Tree Lighting Ceremony, November 23; wraps up with ornament-making workshop, December 2. During November and December, Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia’s historic Chestnut Hill becomes a one-stop destination for holiday celebrations, from hands-on kids’ workshops and heartwarming (more...)

Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis

Dorrance Galleries October 14, 2013-January 5, 2014 This multimedia exhibition comprising 179 works, including loans from public and private collections in Europe and the United States, unites The City, a major work of 1919 by the French painter Fernand Léger (1881–1955) with other important (more...)

The Maryland-Based KKK Group’s Meeting Was Canceled

A Maryland-based Ku Klux Klan has been granted a permit to hold an event on Oct. 5, on the battlefield’s grounds, at Gettysburg National Military Park, park officials reported." The special-use permit was approved for a Maryland-based KKK group to exercise its First Amendment right". "As custodians of land owned (more...)

Summer Will Last Longer If You Join Philadelphia “Matryoshka” Festival

Summer will last longer if you join us! Philadelphia "Matryoshka" Festival continues the positive energy and happiness of the Summer. Come by on September 22nd. from 12pm - 6pm to Polanka Park and we'll all have a fun time there! Great open air location 15 minutes from Northeast (more...)

Restaurant Parc Named As One Of The Best US Outdoor Dining

Travel and Leisure magazine named a french-themed restaurant Parc on Rittenhouse Square as one of the best outdoor restaurants in US. " Part of restaurateur Stephen Starr’s ever-expanding empire, Parc pays tribute to France’s café culture with its sprawling sidewalk seating in Philly’s Rittenhouse Square. Some diners (more...)

“Kaas Sings Piaf”

New York, NY - French singer Patricia Kaas pays tribute to musical icon Edith Piaf with "Kaas Sings Piaf," a world tour to mark the 50th Anniversary of Piaf's death. Kaas' new project, Kaas Chante Piaf, focuses on 21 of Piaf's greatest iconic titles. With musical arrangements by composer Abel Korzeniowski (more...)

Apollo Theater Goes To Philadelphia In Search Of The Next Apollo Legend

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Saturday, July 27th beginning at 10 am The Apollo Theater is pleased to announce upcoming Amateur Night auditions in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Amateur Night producers will tap into the considerable talent in the City of Brotherly Love to audition to compete in the current season in Harlem, (more...)

Philadelphia Museum of Art: Art After 5 Summer Season

July–September 2013 The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s popular Friday evening Art After 5 music series will bring legendary performers and rising stars to the Great Stair Hall for a summer season of jazz and world music. July will showcase eclectic music from exciting young performers and the velvety sounds of (more...)