Nov
15
Fri
A Thanksgiving Shabbat for Young Professionals @ Old City Jewish Art Center
Nov 15 @ 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Socialize, network and connect with local Jewish Young Professionals in their 20’s and 30’s at this Thanksgiving-style Shabbat dinner hosted by YJP Philadelphia and the Old City Jewish Arts Center. View their current art show with the world-renowned artist, Igal Fedida.

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(21+) The Happy/Sad Tour w/ Seema Reza & Amelia Bane + Cynthia + Anna Dausman @ L'Etage/Creperie Beau Monde
Nov 15 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

One part comedy and one part poetry, Happy/Sad Tour celebrates a wide range of emotions in a one-hour long show. A Constellation of Half-Lives is a collection of poems that attempt to reconcile the crisis of living on a collapsing planet with the unreasonable joy of loving and the pleasure of being alive.

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Nov
16
Sat
All That Jazz Art Festival @ Philly Art Collective
Nov 16 @ 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Featuring paintings, drawings, and collages from local artists of jazz musicians and culture. Come find that stunning piece for your home or office space.

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Music in Conversation: Parea Song Project @ University Lutheran Church
Nov 16 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Parea’s inaugural project, “Music in Conversation” shares songs of delight, despair, and discovery for voice and piano. The Parea project is based on the premise that music is most effective when framed as a system of dialogues between composers, performers, and listeners.

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Nov
17
Sun
Hot Mugs @ University City Arts League
Nov 17 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Fundraiser for UCAL’s pottery studio that is fun for everyone, come out and join your neighbors for food, fun, art, and activities. The mugs for sale are labors of love from UCAL’s pottery teachers, volunteers, and students. Fill your cupboards with original art—not soulless store-bought items. Fill the mug with all-you-can-drink coffee and hot chocolate and grab a breakfast pastry for no additional charge.

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Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet) Show @ Headlong
Nov 17 @ 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM

Lasting one to two hours, a full wayang performance provides an engaging introduction to Balinese puppetry. It begins with a musical overture played on a pair of bronze gamelan instruments. A series of rapid passages leads to the introduction of the kayonan—the ‘tree of life’ puppet that opens every show.

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Jan
13
Mon
(21+) Bee Movie – A Live Reading @ Tattooed Mom
Jan 13 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Ya like jazz? Theatre Contra kicks off 2020 with the Golden Globe-nominated 2007 Jerry Seinfeld classic, Bee Movie. Join them at Tattooed Mom for a stinging good time and some not so subtle implications of BEEstiality.

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Jan
14
Tue
The Man in Black: A Tribute to Johnny Cash @ World Cafe Live
Jan 14 @ 8:00 PM

Universally considered the pre-eminent Johnny Cash tribute artist, Barker has an uncanny resemblance to Cash. His strikingly similar looks, voice, and spot-on mannerisms revitalize the true character of Mr. Cash himself and have led Barker to an immensely successful career performing his tribute to the original “Man in Black.”

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Jan
15
Wed
Tell Me A Story @ Shot Tower Coffee
Jan 15 @ 7:30 PM

Each show is hosted and produced by Hillary Rea and features six storytellers sharing true stories on the night’s theme. Each event is curated to showcase a range of experiences from a variety of backgrounds.

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Jan
16
Thu
Menstrual Magic Circle @ The Spiral Bookcase
Jan 16 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Mirrored by the moon, the menstrual cycle consists of four phases with distinct energies and deep wisdom. You have access to heightened awareness during these potent times of the month. Join them for a free sharing circle about the spiritual realms of menstruation and collectively we can step into our power.

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Jan
18
Sat
CultureFest! Lunar New Year @ Penn Museum
Jan 18 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Get ready to ring in the Lunar New Year with a vibrant array of activities. This family-friendly day features traditional dance and music, hands-on workshops, martial arts demonstrations, storytelling, calligraphy, and art-making for all ages. Visitors can join in the traditional Lion Dance as part of the celebration.

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Boozin’ In Your Onesie Crawl @ Rittenhouse Square
Jan 18 @ 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Philly, the weather is cold & you want to be comfy… What better way to be warm than Boozin’ In Your Onesie at the world’s most comfortable bar crawl.

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Jan
19
Sun
Alpaca Yoga @ 1914 East Passyunk Avenue
Jan 19 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

These unique creatures can be great stress relievers for people. This event allows the Alpacas the chance to socialize with people, which they enjoy very much, and allowing them to feel love and affection with mental stimulation.

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Chinese New Year Celebration @ Fashion District Philadelphia
Jan 19 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Come celebrate the Lunar New Year. Join them for good fortune, good fun and good feels as you ring in the Chinese New Year. To celebrate, Fashion District will be hosting a day of family-friendly New Year activities.

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Jan
20
Mon
Dog Sees God Screening @ Drexel Players
Jan 20 @ 7:00 PM

Come see a screening of Drexel Co-Op Theatre Company’s 2016 production of “Dog Sees God” for quality local theatre on screen.

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Indie Nite & Lit Improv Jam @ 2223.fish
Jan 20 @ 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Come join them for games, an open jam, and the talents of some awesome local improv teams. Whether you’re new to improv, a recent graduate of a class, or a seasoned performer, the goal is to cultivate a culture of support, opportunity, and excitement when it comes to performing.

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Virtuoso Violinist Assia Ahhatt @ KleinLife
Jan 20 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

(Program in Russian) A music extravaganza by virtuoso violinist, Assia Ahhatt, supported by a ballet troupe. Hear the world-famous hits like Mamma Mia, Volare, Somebody to Love, and more – in a special virtuoso arrangement.

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Jan
21
Tue
History After Hours: A Winter’s Ball @ Museum of the American Revolution
Jan 21 @ 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Fall into step and join in a traditional Irish ceilidh, a social gathering with dancing and storytelling. Join the dance masters of “In Good Company” and Timoney Irish Dancers to watch (and try) 18th-century Irish social dances. Listen to poetry readings from famous Irish poets. Try samples of Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Old Fashioned cocktail, sip on winter warmers, and enjoy Happy Hour specials.

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Seasonal Chef’s Pairing Dinner @ Art in the Age
Jan 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

A gourmet foray into the best of the best when it comes to locally-, seasonally-, and ethically-sourced fair in Philadelphia. The expertly curated menu features a collaboration between a local Philly Chef and the mixologists at Art in the Age for an elevated cocktail and dining experience that is seamlessly seasonal.

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Taste and Sound Dinner with Shakoor Hakeem and Ben Miller @ Free Library of Philadelphia: Culinary Literacy Center
Jan 21 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Join Ben Miller of South Philly Barbacoa and percussionist Shakoor Hakeem will bring together the culinary and acoustic potential of improvisation. Using a customized chopping block and instrumental accompaniment, their chef-musician duo will present an intimate, multi-sensory event for participants to experience the reverberations and flavors of a three-course vegan meal enjoyed family-style.

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