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Archive: July, 2013

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Seaport Museum's 'Oh Sugar!' exhibit starting August 16

Thursday, August 1, 2013, 3:00 AM
The Seaport Museum's highly anticipated exhibit, Oh Sugar! opens its sugar-coated doors on Friday, Aug. 16. The exhibit, curated by Ryan and Eric Berley, chronicles the super-sweet love affair Philly always has had with delectable confections. From colonial sugar cane trade to candy manufacturing... Read more

Dock Street Brewery will host movie nights every Tuesday this August

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 3:27 PM
Local favorite Dock Street Brewery will host a blockbuster movie night every Tuesday from August 6 through 27 starting at 8 p.m. While you are watching the night's featured film, nosh on Dock Street's delicious pizza and cool off with their signature brews. As if the movie nights don't sound enticing... Read more

Our Weekly Concert Picks: July 31–August 6

Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 12:41 PM
Where you’ll find us this week Wednesday, July 31: Ted Leo & The Pharmacists Ted Leo is living proof that you don’t have to be young and poor to be punk. In fact, the 42-year-old, prep-school bred, Jersey-based rocker is one of the best punks we know, having spent the past 20+ years... Read more

August kicks off with great weekend waterfront events

Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 11:49 AM
August starts with a variety of ways to enjoy the summer sun and cool summer nights at the Delaware River Waterfront. Smooth Jazz Summer Nights followed by Friday Night Lights Smooth Jazz fills the waterfront every Friday night in August starting with keyboardist Alex Bugnon, an energetic force on... Read more

Watch indie films celebrating the African diaspora during second annual BlackStar Film Festival

Monday, July 29, 2013, 1:01 PM
Celebrate the works of emerging Black filmmakers during the second annual BlackStar Film Festival from Thursday, August 1 through Sunday, August 4. The film festival will spotlight cinematography from the African diaspora with 75 feature films, short films and music videos that encompass various genres... Read more

Get ready to move and shake during Philadelphia Dance Day

Friday, July 26, 2013, 1:22 PM
Step up and hit the dance floor at various Philly locations during Philadelphia Dance Day on Saturday, July 27. Whether you are a novice or a ballroom pro, you can move and groove during this all-day celebration of creative expression. From classic ballet and swing to smokin' hot hip-hop, Latin and... Read more

Concerts in the Park Series takes the stage again in Rittenhouse Square

Thursday, July 25, 2013, 3:00 AM
Listen to fantastic live performances from emerging musical acts during the 23rd annual Concerts in the Park Series in Rittenhouse Square on Wednesdays, August 14, 21 and 28. Locally and nationally established bands will rock the stage and perform the best of many genres, ranging from jazz, rock,... Read more

The Oval hosting a zombiefest with ‘Shaun of the Dead’ screening and ‘Thriller’ dance-off

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 4:41 PM
On Wednesday, July 24, The Oval on the Parkway is transforming into a Halloween bash for just one night! As film nerds await the release of Edgar Wright’s sci-fi comedy The World’s End, The Oval is hosting a ghoulish evening fit for zombie freaks with a screening of Wright’s classic... Read more

Salute your party shorts at 'This Is How We Do It' summer camp dance party

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 2:12 PM
Do you remember watching shows like Bug Juice and thinking to yourself, “Gee, I want to go to summer camp!” It was the common dream of a ‘90s kid to want to go to summer camp, have the time of your life, crush on the cutest guy or girl at camp and go to that awesome dance party they... Read more

Our Weekly Concert Picks: July 24–July 31

Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 12:16 PM
It’s a huge week for shows, between the Mad Decent Block Party, XPoNential Music Fest, and more. Here’s what we’re checking out. Wednesday, July 24: Woods and Parquet Courts Free free free! We’ve stated many a time the delightfulness of watching your fave band rock out from... Read more
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