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Archive: April, 2013

'Give & Get' auctions off geeks for a great cause

Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 4:40 PM
Philly Give & Get is a new charity “date” auction that combines professional networking with community engagement. How did this event come to light? "Back in January, I needed to learn more about SEO, so I posted a message on the Indy Hall Basecamp along the lines of, 'Will trade fancy... Read more

Our Weekly Concert Picks: April 10–April 16

Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 10:38 AM
4 artists changing the game Thursday, April 11: Hoodie Allen at the Electric Factory Party rapper Steve “Hoodie Allen” Markowitz graduated from Wharton, then worked for Google for a few months before quitting for good to focus on music. Not exactly your typical career trajectory, but... Read more

WATCH: Behind the scenes of The Cooper Foundation's Red Hot Heart Gala

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 5:08 PM
Don't miss out on The Cooper Foundation's Red Hot Heart Gala this Saturday, April 13, at Vie in Philadelphia. The Gala begins at 7 p.m. and includes a silent auction, music from Jellyroll, and a 50/50 cash raffle. Out and About correspondent Maria Papadakis visited the Cooper Heart Institute and Cooper... Read more

Friday, Making Time with Delorean

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 4:09 PM
The guys over at Making Time have put together yet another killer live music lineup for us Philadelphians. This Friday, you can catch Delorean (veteran Making Timers), Autre Ne Veut, Doldrums and Jacques Green at Voyeur. This is by far the biggest MT of 2013! Each of the artists could easily headline... Read more

Don't miss Philly.com's Tech Week event A/S/L: Love and Tech

Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 1:36 PM
Are you toying around with the idea of looking for love on the world wide web? Maybe you're an experienced OK Cupid veteran with a story or two to share? On Wednesday, April 24th join co-founder of Geekadelphia Eric Smith, author and Shmitten Kitten blogger Anna Goldfarb, and online dating expert... Read more

9 of Philly's strangest races

Friday, April 5, 2013, 12:25 PM
Preparing for a traditional race is extremely stressful. With all the dieting, exercising and mental preparation, come game day you're only focused on one thing–completing it in one piece! Our city offers a number of unconventional physical challenges if your goal is not to cross the finish... Read more

Our Weekly Concert Picks: April 3–April 9

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 3:58 PM
Spring time romps! Thursday, April 4: Local Natives at Union Transfer SoCal’s Local Natives have been a band to watch ever since their 2010 debut Gorilla Manor dropped, and introduced thousands to the band’s sunny blend of Afro-pop guitars and lush, blissed-out harmonies. But just because... Read more

Dan Deacon to play PIFA event next week

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 4:37 PM
The weirdo Baltimore electronic artist/composer Dan Deacon is known to put on very unique live shows, in which he requires audience participation. Often times, he asks the crowd to form a human circle and selects lucky attendees to perform–just watch his SXSW 2012 NPR performance below. It's... Read more

Radio 104.5’s summer block parties are back!

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 3:11 PM
Every year, The Piazza, in Northern Liberties, transforms into one of the most fun outdoor concert venues, thanks to the annual 104.5 Summer Block Party series! The all-ages, free party is back again for 2013 with a calendar of concerts that will make you want to scream (with joy, of course). Acts... Read more

Pi Lam's Human BBQ XXXV

Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 2:50 PM
Each year the punk rock UPenn "fraternity", Pi Lam, host the annual Human BBQ. It's an all day rager, of sorts, featuring BBQ(vegan and non-vegan) and a ton of awesome local and non-local bands. 18 bands are scheduled to perform including Delicate Steve, Norwegian Arms, DRGN King, Cold Fronts, Laser... Read more
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