Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia hires new chief

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The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia has hired a rock/jazz guitarist and administrator from New York's Orchestra of St. Luke's to be its next... Read more

At PoliticalFest, Dick Durbin plays to win

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In a fire round of PoliticalTrivia, Assistant Minority Leader Dick Durbin showed his love for American history, and the crowds went wild. Hosted... Read more

A tour of political public art in Philly

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The Association for Public Art in Philly has created a tour of the town organized around "Political Public Art," which it defines as "outdoor... Read more

A presidential table: China from many administrations at the PMA

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In 1877, when Rutherford B. Hayes was elected president, the Victorian era was in full swing. Dinner guests savored course after course in... Read more

Philly throws open Citizens Bank Park for big DNC welcome-media bash

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Delegates aren’t the only group descending on the city for the Democratic National Convention. Media from around the country have flown... Read more

PoliticalFest brings Family Feud to the National Constitution Center

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It may seem simple: naming eight U.S. cities that start with the letter “D.” Detroit, Dallas, and Denver come to mind, but try... Read more

Air Force One replica: Homage to JFK

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Jim Warlick grew up in North Carolina. When he visited Washington, D.C. for the first time, he was 12 years old and on a school field trip... Read more

#WhatMakesPhilly: The city smiles for the camera

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Angela DeRosato was on a zoo trip with friends she had met on Instagram when she noticed a big cat leaning in for a drink. “I kept thinking... Read more