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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Dec. 4

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!


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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Jun. 4

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!


Artwork from Tiberino family exhibit (credit: African American Museum of Philadelphia)

African American Museum Closes Popular Exhibit As It Prepares To Open Another

The Unflinching Eye: Works of the Tiberino Family Circle closed Saturday with a bang.


African American Museum exhibit (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

STAMP Pass Helps Youths Connect With Arts And Culture

The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance is kicking off its latest effort to get teenagers excited about the city’s arts and culture scene.


Larry Miller on far left, Howard H White on far right. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Non-Profit Brings Sports Moguls To Philadelphia To Mentor Urban Youth

The Urban Youth Mentoring Program held its 11th annual “What It Takes” symposium before a standing room only crowd at the African American Museum this week.


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Top Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In Philadelphia

Every February, the City of Brotherly Love allows Philadelphians a chance to learn about and celebrate African American artists, authors, leaders and, most notably, those who have struggled against all odds to have the freedoms all Americans enjoy today.


Kwanzaa candles. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Philadelphia’s African-American Museum Hosts Kwanzaa Celebration

It’s a special Kwanzaa celebration on the 5th day of the cultural holiday.


Mary Wilson of 'The Supremes' & PNC Bank President Bill Mills. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

‘The Supremes’ Are Coming to African-American Museum of Philadelphia

Mega-star R&B divas, The Supremes are coming to Philadelphia. It’s part of a new exhibit at the African-American Museum of Philadelphia scheduled to launch in January.


Recipients of the Shero Awards. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

African American Museum Honors ‘Sheroes’

A shero is a female hero, someone who has improved the quality of life of those around her and took on tough challenges despite obstacles.


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New AMMP Exhibit Features Quilts By Haitian Women

A collection of quilts created by women in Haiti are on display at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.


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Philadelphia’s African American Museum To Host Free Kwanzaa Celebrations

The African American Museum in Philadelphia will hold three Kwanzaa celebrations this week, for the first time, starting on the first day at the Museum at 7th and Arch, and then on Wednesday and Thursday at the Gallery at Market East.


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African-American Museum Launches ‘Lens Legacy’ Program

The African-American Museum in Philadelphia has announced its new “Lens Legacy” program, which will allow kids to learn the roots of the music business.



Conference Focuses On African American Men

A local filmmaker and activist is holding a wide-ranging conference tomorrow focusing on African American males.


Philadelphia Honors ‘Queen of Hats’

A special ceremony was held on Tuesday afternoon at the African-American Museum for Philadelphia fashion pioneer Mae Reeves, celebrating her 60 years as the queen of hats.


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A Guide To Museums In Philadelphia

If you are a museum buff, then Philadelphia is the place to be! The City of Brotherly Love offers a wide variety of museums for everyone to enjoy.