Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Art Sanctuary’s Celebration of Black Writing sets events for May

Monday, April 27, 2015, 3:35 PM
Over the course of a month, Philadelphia creative community space, Art Sanctuary (628 S. 16th St.) hosts the 31st annual Celebration of Black Writing, a 31-day initiative throughout May that welcomes writers, artists and the public in exploring African American literature. Throughout the course of... Read more

Ripe for the pickin': Local farms offering pick-your-own produce options

Monday, April 27, 2015, 1:30 PM
When the sun is showing, the crops are growing. Local farmers provide us with seasonal produce options each year for our eating pleasure. Make your outdoor picnics more personal by using vegetables and fruits you've picked. Check out these local farms. Linvilla Orchids 137 W. Knowlton Road (Media... Read more

Flavor up your week with these 5 food events: Rum, crawfish, steak

Monday, April 27, 2015, 11:00 AM
If you love food events, Philadelphia is the place to be. This week we have a one-year anniversary party from local distilling company, Cooper River, Cajun flavor takes over Varga Bar, and for an outdoor celebration guests can enjoy a boozy botanical dinner at the Physick House. Check out these 5... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: April 27, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015, 3:00 AM
Not too shabby for a Monday. For a Constitutional chat: Presidents do a lot of things. Interpreting the Constitution is just one of them. University of Colorado Law School Professor Harold H. Bruff will explain more at this noon talk at the National Constitution Center (525 Arch St.). For a stage... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: April 26, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 3:00 AM
Find a friend and get going! For a good cause: The March of Dimes’ March & Run for Babies, a 5k and 10k run/walk that helps raises funds to ensure moms have healthier pregnancies, will get underway at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway) today. Registration begins... Read more

Gay To Do: Black Pride, Hale & more

Friday, April 24, 2015, 3:26 PM
Philadelphia Black Pride This weekend, the 16th Annual Philadelphia Black Pride continues to celebrate the LGBT African American community in our city. More information can be found here on the not to be missed calendar of happenings yet to come. Dena Underwood The Fourth Annual Center City Jazz... Read more

Weekend event picks: Philly Art Book Fair, Penn Relays & more

Thursday, April 23, 2015, 3:25 PM
Spring is in full swing with a plethora of festivals and gatherings that’ll get you out on the town. Let’s explore, shall we? Some of the nation’s top high school and collegiate track and field athletes come to Franklin Field (235 S. 33rd St.) for the Penn Relays, three days of... Read more

Cool science: Philadelphia Science Festival returns

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 1:33 PM
Science moves beyond the classroom and into the city for real-life applications, parties and activities for the Philadelphia Science Festival. Get your beakers ready: Festivities run from Friday, April 24 through Saturday, May 2. Like with every good festival, this one begins with a rad party. On... Read more

Get your shop on at Philly's outdoor markets

Friday, April 17, 2015, 12:57 PM
When the weather takes a turn for the better and all the post-winter hibernation haze fades away, an enlivened bunch takes to the streets for a plethora of outdoor festivities. Instead of spending time indoors, spend a little green outdoors on unique, lust-worthy items at some of the best outdoor flea... Read more

In the galleries: Art picks for April

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 12:44 PM
For a respite from seasonal allergies, these new exhibitions will welcome you with open arms. Bring your own tissues, though. Local homelessness empowerment organization Project HOME hosts a showing of four formerly homeless artists who found their vision through the group’s art program at the... Read more
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