Unique Jewish Gala in Philadelphia

Svetlana Portnyansky and Via Romen: 2012 World Tour From 15th century ladino, klezmer, gypsy, tango, rumba and flamenco - the music which was inspired, created and/or influenced by Jewish and Romany musicians will always have a special place in our hearts. After
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‘Budweiser Made In America’ Music Festival In Philadelphia

Shawn “JAY Z” Carter, Budweiser and United Way today announced “Budweiser Made in America,” an exciting, two-day music festival in Philadelphia this Labor Day weekend to benefit United Way and produced by Live Nation. JAY Z will curate and headline the blockbuster roster of talent, which will include nearly 30 artists (more...)

U.S. Open Announces Major Title Sponsor For 2012/2013

U.S. SQUASH has announced that Delaware Investments, a global asset manager and member of Macquarie Group, will be the title sponsor of the U.S. Open Squash Championships for 2012 and 2013. “The success of the Delaware Investments U.S. Open last year has compelled us to continue (more...)

Giving Girls a Chance to Succeed in Life Through Sports

Before 1972, only one in 27 girls in America played in secondary school varsity sports. Today, two in five play. What has changed ever since? In 1972 Congress passed Title IX, a civil rights law that requires that boys and girls receive equal educational and athletic opportunities in schools that (more...)

“Les Miserables – School Edition”

This epic story recounts the struggle against adversity in 19th century France. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread, petty thief Jean Valjean is released from his 19-year term and not only becomes and honest man, but the mayor of a prosperous town and (more...)

Social Justice Comedy Brings Conversation on Race to Philadelphia

Nationally-touring Social Justice Comedy Brings Conversation on Race to Philadelphia Called "Chappelle's Show With A Conscience" The Black-Jew Dialogues, which has toured the U.S., Canada and the U.K., will bring its unique blend of entertainment and education to Philadelphia for Limmud Philly - a Jewish educational conference - on (more...)

Lantern Theater: “We Live In An Era of Titanic Foolishness”

Now in the midst of a record-breaking year, Lantern Theater Company announces the productions scheduled for its 2012/13 season. The Lantern opens its 19th season with a remount of David Ives’ New Jerusalem, The Interrogation of " Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation": Amsterdam, July 27, 1656, the best-selling play (more...)

Ron Paul and Philadelphia Phreedom Rally 2012

Join us Sunday April 22, 2012 as we gather on the lawn at Independence Hall at the Philadelphia Rally for Phreedom 2012! Philly Phreedom 2012 was born out of a passion for liberty by grassroots activists in Philadelphia. A pressing question for you the reader is "so, why should (more...)

“Montana Skies” Comes to Philadelphia

Their name, Montana Skies, is a metaphor for musical freedom, and they continue to follow their creative instincts far beyond traditional boundaries. In concert, these award winning musicians delve into music from Pink Floyd and Rush to Vivaldi, and House of the Rising Sun, (more...)

“Operation Cobra” – Breakout of Normandy

World War II comes to life at Fort Mifflin on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 10 AM till 4 PM.  Exciting displays of authentic and reproduction weapons, military supplies and vehicles.  Interact with “soldiers” from Axis and Allied forces.  Wooden rifle drills and “grenade” toss for kids, extensive battlefield medicine (more...)

Rockwell Kent—Voyager: An Artist’s Journey in Prints & Drawings

Rockwell Kent—Voyager: An Artist’s Journey in Prints, Drawings, and Illustrated Books (May 19–July 29, 2012) Once famous among his contemporaries as an artist, author, adventurer, and political activist, Rockwell Kent (1882–1971) left an enduring legacy as a printmaker and illustrator of books. His drawings and (more...)

“Happy Birthday to Philly Flag”!

City of Philadelphia and Partners For Civic Pride kickoff celebration to recognize the 117th birthday of the Philadelphia Civic Flag and its motto: “Let Brotherly Love Continue” at Philadelphia Civic Flag Day” program. Announcement of the first-ever Philadelphia Maneto Award to outstanding Philadelphia citizen. March 27, 2012 marks the 117th (more...)

The First Philadelphia Flamenco Festival

The First Philadelphia Flamenco Festival started March 19-April 1, 2012! A two weeks festival featuring Eight performances on Thursday through Sunday of Rosario Toledo’s new commissioned work for Pasión y Arte, “Cómplices,” and the US premiere of the highly acclaimed “Del primer paso” performed by Rosario Toledo & Company. Several free

Doodle 4 Google at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Students in grades K–12 are invited to create their own Google Doodles inspired by the theme “If I could travel in time, I’d visit…” With materials and Museum educators on hand to help out, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is the perfect place to doodle in (more...)

‘Art After 5’ Celebrates the Beats and Pulses of Spring

From dance to percussion, from a Cinco de Mayo party to a jazz festival, the beats and pulses of spring are soon upon us  as Art After 5 announces its new season of Friday night progrmas. With award-winning performers and engaging events in the Great Stair (more...)


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