Philadelphia Whiskey Festival

Philadelphia magazine and the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board are bringing you the Philadelphia Whiskey Festival 2011. Taste spirits from around the world at this one of a kind spirits tasting featuring premium and super-premium Scotch, Single Malts, Bourbon, Whiskey,
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Lebedev Didn’t Leave Toney a Chance

The match is over, the champion was named: Denis Lebedev won a match against James Toney on points. Referees were unanimous in their decision. At the beginning of the match, Toney was passive, probably using a strategy to exhaust his young rival before making a smashing attack. However, his plan didn’t (more...)

Toney vs Lebedev: One To Become A New Champion

Tomorrow, on November 4th, all the boxing world would turn its eyes to Russia, where former 3-division champion James “Lights Out” Toney would meet Russian top-rated cruiserweight contender Denis Lebedev. Toney is an experienced boxer with 73 victories, 44 KOs, while Lebedev has a much modest list of fights: 22 victories, (more...)

Live Cinema – Peripheral Stages

(October 15, 2011-January 16, 2012) Presented together in a new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Live Cinema/Peripheral Stages, the works of Mohamed Bourouissa and Tobias Zielony address tensions inherent in the peripheries of modern cities, especially as expressed by marginalized (more...)

PAWS Mutt Strut: Caring For Philly Dogs Event

This Saturday is the date of the 5th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut in Philly dedicated to dogs and people who love them! They will walk the 1.5-mile route in FDR Park to raise funds and awareness for PAWS' efforts to save Philadelphia's homeless, abandoned, and unwanted animals. If you are looking for (more...)

Concert Tour “Sting: 25 Years” Comes to Pennsylvania

" Sixty looks good on Sting. More importantly it sounds terrific. If the singer-songwriter and former Police frontman, who joined the sexagenarian club this month, has lost a step, it wasn’t evident Friday night at (more...)

The Undead Festival in NJ is Almost There!

New Jersey Zombie Walk hosted at Asbury Park established a new Guinness World Record in 2010 by gathering 4,093 crawling zombies in one place! And that was only a one-day event. This year Asbury Park raises the plank even higher: the celebration of undead creatures – the Undead Festival – (more...)

Philadelphia Jewish Film 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 (more...)

Tristin Lowe’s Moon Lands at Philadelphia Museum of Art

Tristin Lowe: Under the Influence (October 22, 2011 – January 29, 2012) Twelve-and-a-half feet in diameter, a moon-like sphere made of white wool felt formed by artist Tristin Lowe will make its Philadelphia debut this fall in the Joan Spain Gallery in the Ruth and Raymond (more...)

Northeast Conservatory of Performing Arts

The Northeast Conservatory of Performing Arts is the first Music, Dance and Visual Arts School to utilize the Russian Classical approach to Music education, interwoven with Jazz Theory, Performance and Composition. The School is under the leadership of Mariya Leyderman (Owner of Red Lion Elementary School) as Executive Director, and Mark (more...)

Taste of Philly Fall-Winter Food Tour

Philly is famous for its cheesesteaks, hoagies and pretzels. But there are other local food favorites, and the vibrant and historic Reading Terminal Market where they're sold during this 75-minute Market-based walking tour. Also see pretzels being twisted, hear the story behind the Breyers Ice Cream logo (more...)

Philadelphia Film and Animation Festival

Project Twenty1, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping creatives through film and animation programs, launched its annual Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival (PFAF) in University City, Philadelphia. Over four days, PFAF will host 128 short and feature-length independent films, including over (more...)

Philadelphia Cup Regatta

After a 16 year hiatus the Philadelphia Cup Regatta s being brought to the Independence Seaport Museum of Philadelphia and will be on permanent display to highlight the great sailing opportunities on the Delaware River. About 80 sailboats from three local clubs will be competing in the Philadelphia Cup (more...)

The End of PA Wine Kiosks Experiment

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s one-year experiment with self-serve wine kiosks in supermarkets grocery stores is over because of a financial dispute with the contractor, agency officials said. The LCB ended up in a contract dispute with the manufacturer of the kiosks.The liquor board maintains that Simple Brands owes (more...)

“Let Your Voice Be Heard”

Mayor Michael A. Nutter has released the following statement encouraging Philadelphians to participate in Peace Pay Philly events: “September 21st is the United Nations International Day of Peace.  It is an international cease fire and day of non-violence,” said Mayor Nutter.  “Across the City, more than 40 Peace Day Philly events (more...)


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