Civil War Comes to Life at Fort Mifflin

The Third Regiment Infantry United States Colored Troops will present the 5th annual Civil War Weekend at Fort Mifflin on Saturday and Sunday April 6 & 7, 2013.  This extraordinary living history event presents extensive programming highlighting both military and
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Fall of the Berlin Wall: Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

"Philadelphia has the Rocky statue for your ubiquitous snapshot while in the city, Berlin has remnants of the Wall and Checkpoint Charlie." — James Abbott, Photographer In his recent trip, Abbott took a personal voyage "to the future" - visiting Berlin for the first time in decades and (more...)

Legendary Musician, John Jorgenson, Performing In Sellersville, PA

If he comes around, don’t miss him. The show is golden. The music soars. (ezrite/djangobooks.com) John Jorgenson, known as The U.S. Ambassador of Gypsy Jazz, is setting fire to stages across the country with his Quintet. John Jorgenson is performing with Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen and (more...)

The Walking Dead Escape: Philadelphia

East Coast Debut is on April 21, 2013 at the Wells Fargo Center Complex Registration for The Walking Dead Escape is now open The zombie virus continues to spread as Ruckus Sports and Skybound, in conjunction with Live Nation, announce Philadelphia as the next city to fall in the gruesomely realistic The Walking Dead Escape obstacle (more...)

Limmud FSU Princeton 2013: 3-day Festival of Russian-Jewish Culture

YOUR PASSPORT TO A RUSSIAN-JEWISH WORLD OF CULTURE AND LEARNING: GET INSPIRED! A truly unique event, organized and run entirely by volunteers, Limmud FSU has revolutionized pluralistic Jewish engagement of Russian-speaking Jews by involving them in an array of interactive workshops, intellectually-stimulating discussions, a festive Shabbat celebration, controversial debates, film screenings, (more...)

Second Annual Bierfest In Pennsylvania

This history of the Philadelphia region is full of beer, thanks in large part to the huge influx of German immigrants in the 1700s. German beer is on the rise in Philly again, and you can celebrate in sudsy style at the second annual Bierfest on (more...)

Valentine’s Day 2013 In Philadelphia

When Valentine's Day comes in Philadelphia, we need something special and romantic. And? The City has plenty of great options: A chocolate tour On Thursday, February 14, 2013, you can choose a chocolate tour, which begins at 12:45 pm. and run until 2:30 pm! Chocolate is romantic any day (more...)

Philadelphia: Chinese Snake 2013 Is Around The Corner

Chinese New Year 2013 is an annual official public holiday for many countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Indonesia. The Spring Festival 2013 is among the longest public holidays in China, one of the Golden Week. Some countries refer to the Lunar New Year (more...)

Museum of American Jewish History: Pay-What-You-Wish

The National Museum of American Jewish History is OPEN and PAY-WHAT-YOU-WISH in celebration of Presidents’ Day on Monday, February 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Celebrate the founders and fathers of our nation by exploring the challenges and blessings of freedom, religious liberty, and equality (more...)

Super Bowl Sunday: An Unofficial Holiday for Millions

Each year, on a Sunday at the end of January or beginning of February, tens of mil­lions of Americans declare their own unofficial holiday. Gathered in groups large and small, nearly half of all U.S. households participate vicariously in a televised spectacle that has far outgrown (more...)

International Cycling Championship In Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter committed the City of Philadelphia to work toward securing a major pro cycling event in 2014 in the wake of an announcement that the current cycling championship has been canceled for this year. “While we are all greatly disappointed by the cancellation of the Philadelphia International (more...)

Jewish Film Festival: Distills Vodka, The IDF, And More

Five Philadelphia Premiere Screenings will highlight the best of independent Jewish Documentary Cinema today. The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival continues its 32nd Season with its acclaimed Documentaries & Dialogue Series, screening documentary films from the UK, Israel, Austria, Germany, and the United States.

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Treasures of the Alfred Stieglitz Center In Philadelphia

Honickman and Berman Galleries December 22, 2012–April 7, 2013 This exhibition presents a survey of photographs from the permanent collection and includes an important group of works by Dorothy Norman and her mentor Alfred Stieglitz, one of the greatest figures in twentieth-century American (more...)

Woodmere Art Museum: Collection of Works by Philadelphia Artists

Three related exhibitions, opening January 26, 2013, support the Museum’s OnlineCollection, an ongoing project that makes local art globally accessible In addition to its rotation of special exhibitions, Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill maintains a collection of more than 3,000 works of art that tell the story of the (more...)

New Year’s Eve Fireworks In Philadelphia

December 31, 2012 – January 1, 2013 First show: 6 p.m. Second show: Midnight Ring in 2013 twice during SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront. With fireworks shows along the Delaware River you’ll have plenty of time to find perfect spot to watch the spectacular displays. Philadelphia’s (more...)

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