Saturday, May 30, 2015

A guide to Roots Picnic after-parties

Friday, May 29, 2015, 2:20 PM
A springtime musical staple is ready to roll into town this Saturday, May 30. While the 8th Annual Roots Picnic may be sold out, there are plenty of post- (and pre-) parties to help those who missed the ticket haul get a piece of the action — or for those who want to extend the musical festivities... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 29, 2015

Friday, May 29, 2015, 3:00 AM
Once upon a time, there were five exciting events. For culture: Contemporary Arab American arts group Al Bustan presents a musical performance and digital art installation at Painted Bride Art Center (230 Vine St.) tonight. As the Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble perform, digital patterns will emerge onstage... Read more

Weekend event picks: ‘Future Sensations,’ Philly Beer Week & more

Thursday, May 28, 2015, 12:44 PM
Well, that was quick. Long weekends that lead into short weeks that lead into another weekend are totally OK in our book. Let’s see what’s going on during the second unofficial weekend of summer. Philly’s first burlesque festival kicks off on Thursday, May 28, with a stacked lineup... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 28, 2015

Thursday, May 28, 2015, 3:00 AM
Usually this kind of stuff is reserved for Fridays, but since you’re so well behaved, we’ll give it to you now. For lunch: Kildare’s Irish Pub (4417 Main St., Manayunk) will serve their new ‘Merica Burger (that’d be bun, patty, coleslaw, barbecue ketchup, American cheese... Read more

Check it out! 'Sons of Ben: The Movie'

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 2:24 PM
For the love of the beautiful game, and our local soccer team, there's a new documentary that chronicles the building of the Philadelphia Union franchise, and more importantly the supporters behind it. The film will debut at the Trocadero (1003 Arch St.) on Wednesday, June 10. The documentary, titled... Read more

Philly gets first burlesque festival

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 12:27 PM
From the days of vaudeville until now, Philadelphia’s been enamored with the shimmying spectacle of burlesque. Now, the first-ever Philadelphia Burlesque Festival blends old school with new school for a four-day event featuring performances from talent hailing from top cities like Philly, New... Read more

Our weekly concert picks: May 27–June 2

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 11:01 AM
Picks for the first unofficial week of summer! Friday, May 29: The Chairman Dances West Philly’s The Chairman Dances craft quirky, wordy, art pop, inspired by literature, art, and classical music — such as the 1985 outtake of John Adams’s Nixon in China, from which they take their... Read more

#PhillyFive Things to Do: May 27, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 3:00 AM
It may be hot, but these events are hotter. For lunch: Members of the Bay-Atlantic Symphony will play the soothing sounds of Bach while you munch on a 12:30 p.m. lunch at the Carriage House Café and Tearoom (1048 Washington St., Cape May). For a joint performance: Young, local dancers from... Read more

Speakeasy Stroll to preview Jazz Age on the Delaware

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 4:22 PM
Although pop-up beer gardens weren’t legally around in the 1920s, we can relive them as if they were as the Glen Foerd Mansion (5001 Grant Ave.) will host a series of outdoor lawn parties entitled “Jazz Age on the Delaware.” Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1, the parties will vary in vintage-food... Read more

What's in store for Philly Beer Week 2015

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 3:44 PM
Starting Friday, May 29, through Sunday, June 7, Philly Beer Week returns for a weeklong celebration all about brew. This year's has everything, such as tap takeovers, Q&A’s, pub crawls, and even a boozy pop-up golf course. Philadelphians and visitors will not want to miss out. With hundreds... Read more
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