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(DA Seth Williams speaks at his reinauguration ceremony at the Academy of Music.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia DA, Controller Sworn In For Repeat Terms

Williams touted the city’s declining homicide rate, but vowed to work for a safer city in his second term.

01/06/2014

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Top Holiday Celebrations In Philadelphia

Get out and enjoy some holiday lights, food, music and fun for any budget.

12/06/2013

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Top Activities For Kids In Philadelphia Over Thanksgiving Weekend

While the kids may appreciate that gift once they receive it, what they really want during this long weekend is something to do!

11/19/2013

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Top Unique Holiday Experiences For Kids In Philadelphia

This year, carve some time out to enjoy one of these Philly activities that will make the season more unique.

11/05/2013

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‘Flashdance – The Musical’

The stage adaptation of “Flashdance – The Musical,” is coming to the Academy of Music on November 19th to the 24th.

10/28/2013

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Eye On The Arts: “Nabucco”

Friday night, center stage at the Academy of Music, Opera Philadelphia opens its season with a big man, who has a big voice.

09/25/2013

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Eye On The Arts: ‘Wicked’

The Broadway blockbuster “Wicked” is back at the Academy of Music with a summer series of performances through August 4th.

07/02/2013

(Crews unload a tractor-trailer parked on Locust Street, adjacent to the Academy of Music.  Credit: John McDevitt)

‘Wicked’ Gets Set Up in Academy of Music For Six-Week Run

Stagehands unloaded trunks off tractor-trailers and onto the stage where the sets and technical equipment were assembled.

06/25/2013

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‘Carnival Of The Animals’

The Pennsylvania Ballet presents it latest program at the Academy of Music from May 9th through 12th.

04/27/2013

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Who could take the written word of Shakespeare and turn it into dance?

02/23/2013

Man Arrested After Impersonating Philadelphia Fire Department Employee, Stealing Electronics

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after posing as a Philadelphia Fire Department employee on multiple occasions.

01/13/2013

(Puppeteer Danny Yoerges demonstrates his operation of the head of Joey the War Horse in the lobby of the Academy of Music while two other members of the team operate the "heart" and "hind."  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Tony-Winning Play ‘War Horse’ Begins Its Philadelphia Run

The title character is played by a puppet.

11/20/2012

(The Pennsylvania Ballet rehearses Handel's "Messiah."  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Pennsylvania Ballet Set For Opening of Handel’s ”Messiah” at Academy of Music

The Pennsylvania Ballet, led by choregrapher Robert Weiss, has been rehearsing for about four weeks, and now it is ready to bring Handel’s magnum opus to the stage.

03/08/2012

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Mozart’s ‘Abduction From The Seraglio’

The opera Company of Philadelphia performs Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio at the Academy of Music from Feb.17th – 26th.

02/11/2012

Mayor Michael Nutter attended the anniversary event with his wife. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Academy Of Music Celebrates 155 Years

The concert featured the Philadelphia Orchestra and special guest cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist and vocalist Diana Krall.

01/29/2012

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