The Philly Home Show will inspire your inner HGTV star at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia from January 12-15 and 19-21. The show will feature highly-interactive exhibits including two sheds that entertain all five of the senses with the latest design trends and home entertainment equipment, inspiring discussion topics led by HGTV Celebrities, and hands-on DIY workshops with local home and décor experts. With more than 315 exhibitors, celebrities, design professionals, and our area's leading contractors and product suppliers all in one place, the Philly Home Show will help attendees create the home of their dreams. What you can expect to see: HGTV Design Star contestant and network design TV host, Tyler Wisler; Host of This Old House on PBS, Kevin O'Connor; The City Studios feature will showcase innovative small-space projects ranging from kitchen built-ins and custom cabinets to the newest and coolest in modern furniture, accessories, and lighting design; Interactive contests and competitions though out the show floor; Expert presentations on the Main Stage; Partnered with local movers and shakers in the city, renovation experts will design dream dog houses for a unique media challenge; The 6th Annual Habitat for Humanity ‘Upcycle Challenge' will show you how to make your room pop by turning something old into something new; DIY Seminars; and A variety of interactive exhibits around gardening, landscaping, outdoor living, home design, home décor, and remodeling. Hero Day: on Monday, January 15, all retired and active military, nurses, first responders, fire fighters and teachers will receive one free ticket with identification. To save $1 off tickets, visit https://www.tix123.com/tix123/etic.cfm?code=PHS2018&disc=CALENDAR and use the promo code CALENDAR.
In a Philadelphia first, The Daedalus Quartet, Penn's quartet-in-residence, performs the 16 masterpieces that make up Beethoven's quartet cycle, all in a single season. The cycle demonstrates a range of artistic innovation, emotional expression and sheer craftsmanship that remains unparalleled in music today. Join us for an exploration of the personal odyssey of Beethoven, the musician and the man: his genius, his suffering, his joy, his sense of humor, his inner child. Program: Quartet no. 3 in D major, Op. 18 no. 3; Quartet no. 10 in Eb major, Op. 74 "The Harp"; Quartet no. 12 in Eb major, Op. 127.