The Holidays at Franklin Square

Philadelphia’s history meets tradition when Santa Claus and Ben Franklin help to ring in the holidays during the annual Franklin Square Holiday Celebration. Franklin Square will now be open from 5-8 p.m. on weekends through New Year’s Eve. Enjoy
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“Nutcracker Magic” In Philadelphia

The holidays in Philadelphia are not complete without Pennsylvania Ballet's production of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker! An enduring tradition now in its 43nd year, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker boasts enchanting characters, lavish costumes and sets, world-class dancing, and a heart-warming Tschaikovsky score complemented by the Philadelphia Boys Choir.F Families have created yuletide (more...)

The Christmas Village in Philadelphia

The traditional Nuremberg Christkind (Christmas Angel) wasl to traveling overseas to attend the Christmas Village’s opening ceremony in Philadelphia. The curly-haired Angel in a gold and white dress has been the symbol of the traditional Christmas Market for decades. And Philadelphia once again transformed into European (more...)

Ten Philadelphia Artists:Prints, Drawings & Photographs

“Here and Now: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs by Ten Philadelphia Artists.” The works featured in this exhibition are a lively, arresting, and timely celebration of ten Philadelphia artists, ranging in age from 25 to 50, who are currently making art on paper. Each of (more...)

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day parade Is Coming

Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, 2011, The Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day parade will start in Philadelphia at 8:30 a.m. It is the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the nation. First held in 1920 and was created by Gimbel Brothers Department Store for the children and residents of Philadelphia. After Gimbel's (more...)

Emelianenko Won Clear-Cut Unanimous Decision

Former MMA champion Fedor Emelianenko ended his losing streak on Sunday in a fight against U.S. Jeff Monson in the Moscow Olympiysky arena. Emelianenko, nicknamed "The Last Emperor," lost three fights in a row in 2010-2011, after a 32-fight winning streak. His opponent, Jeff "The Snowman" Monson, won (more...)

Fedor Emelianenko Faces Jeff Monson In Moscow

This Sunday, M-1 Global plays host to one of the most notable fighters Fedor Emelianenko faces Jeff Monson in Moscow, Russia. Fedor Emeliananko was analysts as the greatest fighter on the planet today. Emelianenko, 32, from 2002-2006 ruled over the talent-rich Pride Heavyweight division. Fedor debuted for Strikeforce (more...)

The National Dog Show In Philadelphia

The Kennel Club of Philadelphia has presented dog shows for more than 125 years. Their two benched, all-breed dog shows are held this year on Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20. See over 2,000 of the top American Kennel Club sanctioned dogs from across the country. Over 150 different (more...)

Ukrainian Christmas Bazaar

Vendors will have various Ukrainian specialties available including: gold jewelry, artwork, embroidery, ceramics, pysanky (decorated eggs), wood carvings, silverwork and home decorations. There will be delicious homemade Ukraine food such as pyrohy, (pierogies), holubtsi (stuffed cabbage rolls), kielbasa and kraut, borscht and other tasty treats. Located (more...)

The Round-Up (La Rafle)

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (PJFF) The Round-Up (La Rafle) Director: Rose Bosch France, Germany, Hungary In French, German, and Yiddish w/ English Subtitles Saturday, November 19, 8 pm Set in beautiful Montmarte in 1942, the film begins with yellow-starred children playing in the streets outside their tenements, oblivious to the imminent darkness that threatens (more...)

Jews and Baseball: A Love Story

Philadelphia Premiere "Jews and Baseball: A Love Story". Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (PJFF) Presented in partnership with the National Museum of American Jewish History American Jews have long had a love affair with baseball. But did you know that Jews played a pivotal role in the history of our national pastime? Seamlessly (more...)

Smokin’ Joe Passed Away in Philadelphia

Mayor Michael A. Nutter has released the following statement regarding the passing of Philadelphia boxing legend Joe Frazier: “Joe Frazier was the quintessential Philadelphia boxer. He represented the heart and soul of boxing in our great city. In the ring and in the neighborhoods, he carried himself with dignity and courage. (more...)

Philadelphia Jewish Flim Festival

The Gershman Y's Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (PJFF), now in season 31, is the second oldest Jewish Film Festival in the United States. PJFF is proud to serve the Greater Philadelphia region by providing cultural/artistic/educational programming through the medium of film. This season promises our most exciting line-up (more...)

Ed Bronstein: About Neighborhood

"This show will consist of paintings done around Center City, Philadelphia, with specific interest in the artist’s local neighborhood, the Fitler Square area. The paintings are mostly oils, the smallest consisting of "vignettes" of buildings highlighting the visual diversity that the artist has observed (more...)

Lantern’s “New Jerusalem”

Lantern Theater Company announces an second extension of New Jerusalem, The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656. Playing to capacity houses since its first performance on Oct. 6, the production's first extension is 90% sold out. New dates have been added and (more...)

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