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Philadelphia Dancers Set ‘Soul Train’ Line Record

Almost 300 dancers who strutted, shimmied and shook their way down a Soul Train line set a world record earlier this year in Philadelphia.

12/11/2012

(Artworks by Jill Baker Gower, Nikolaj Christensen, and Kiwon Wang, all of whom have pieces in the Art Alliance's "Shop on the Square."  Photos provided)

Positively Philadelphia: More Unique Local Holiday Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for unique holiday gifts for someone special, take a peek at what our local museum gift shops have to offer.

12/02/2012

(Two volunteers accompanied the gingerbread model of Laurel Hill mansion for its debut at Liberty Place.  Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Fairmount Park Mansions — in Gingerbread!

Historic buildings in Fairmount Park have never looked so delicious!

11/18/2012

(Show organizers Nancy O'Meara, left, and Lisa  Woolbert at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where vendors were setting up their booths.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Philly Art Museum’s 36th Annual Crafts Sale Opens Thursday

Just in time for holiday shopping, a prestigious, four-day craft show and sale, benefiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art, begins at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

11/07/2012

Top Fall Family Getaways In Philadelphia

To enjoy the best weather and view the city at your leisure, head to these top spots for a great fall family getaway.

10/18/2012

(Elected officials join Josh Nims, crouching at left, in the ceremonial groundbreaking -- using skateboards as shovels -- for a new skate park.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Ground Broken For Skateboarding Park Near Ben Franklin Parkway

“Skateboarding is an art form, a way of life, and a very important part of Philadelphia’s culture and creative economy,” says Claire Laver, executive director of Franklin’s Paine Skatepark Fund.

10/12/2012

(The "Calamari Sisters" pose with a passing tourist at the Rocky statue outside the art museum.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

On Columbus Day Holiday, Philly’s ‘Calamari Sisters’ Let It All Hang Out

The two stars of the gender-bending local comedy play, “Cooking with the Calamari Sisters,” spent their Columbus Day holiday exploring their Italian roots, Philly style!

10/08/2012

(credit: Tim McLaughlin)

Top Buildings Or Works Of Architecture In Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one of the country’s oldest cities, and that shows up in its architecture.

10/08/2012

(The Philadelphia Museum of Art.  File photo)

Top Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In Philadelphia

Think you’ve seen it all? Think again! This fall, Philly’s museums are doing it up right with options everyone will love.

09/17/2012

The grass near the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is torn up in the wake of heavy equipment that removed the stage after Jay Z's Made in America festival. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Made In America Clears Out, Art Museum Area Torn Up

As stages and equipment from the Made in America music festival are packed up, the open areas around the Art Museum have taken a beating.

09/04/2012

(The Philadelphia Museum of Art.  File photo)

Art Museum To Be Open This Weekend Despite ‘Made in America’

The museum’s president Gail Harrity says people can enter through the west entrance.

08/31/2012

(Stage construction for Jay-Z's "Made in America" concert in 2012.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Streets Closed, Museums Open During Jay Z’s Music Festival

The two-day Made in America music festival is this weekend. There will be a number of streets that will be closed but opened will be the museums, with one exception.

08/27/2012

Jay-Z in Philadelphia to announce massive music festival coming to the City of Brotherly Love this fall.

New Details On The Labor Day Weekend ‘Made In America Festival’

New details have been released on the “Made In America Festival” set to take place in Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2012

("The Thinker" sits in front of the main entrance to the Rodin Museum, near 22nd and the Parkway.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

More To Think About: Rodin Museum To Reopen After 3-Year Renovation

The Rodin Museum will reopen to the public on Friday after a three-year, $9-million renovation that restores the site to the original vision of its architect, Paul Cret.

07/11/2012

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Top Spots For Film Geeks And Film Buffs In Philadelphia

Philadelphia isn’t just America’s fifth largest city, it’s also iconic and full of history, which is perfect grist for filmmakers and film buffs alike.

07/09/2012

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