(Marlo Dilks, at P'unk Burger.  Photo provided)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Feb. 25

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

02/25/2015

The 2014 Flower Show. (credit: Chelsea Karnash/CBSPhilly)

Guide To The 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show

Philadelphia’s annual harbinger of warmer days is rapidly approaching, and we’ve got your guide to all of the floral festivities.

02/24/2015

(Left:  Joel Erland works in his Germantown studio.  Photo by Jurgita Cenkute, provided.  Right: Gina Michaels works in her studio at 5535 Lena Street, in Germantown.  Photo by Bernadette Dye, provided.)

Positively Philadelphia: Young Artists Transforming Local Neighborhoods

Germantown is emerging as one of the newest hot spots for artists.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/23/2015

(credit: Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet. Photo: Alexander Iziliaev)

‘Swan Lake’ At The Academy Of Music

Angel Corella, the artistic director of Pennsylvania Ballet, gives an overview of “Swan Lake,” performed March 5th through the 15th at the Academy of Music.

02/21/2015

(Bernice Paul, during a visit to Bartram's Garden, in South Philadelphia.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: An Accomplished Artist, Unfazed By Her Next Century

Now 97, Bernice Paul came to Philadelphia from Russia during the Depression, when the Nazis were coming to power in Europe.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/15/2015

(credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art)

‘Represent: 200 Years Of African American Art’

John Vick, Project Assistant Curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Organizing Curator of “Represent, 200 Years of African American Art”, currently on display, gives a brief preview.

02/14/2015

(Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star in "Fifty Shades of Grey.")

Movie Review: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

(2½ stars out of 4)The collaborators have taken the slow-build approach and aimed for sensual tension rather than graphic sexuality in the early scenes as they set up what turns out to be a psychosexual mystery.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

The Philadelphia Museum of Art held a special ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday night to unveil a new exhibit. (credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Opening Of Ink And Gold: Art Of The Kano At The Phila. Museum Of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art held a special ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday night to unveil a new exhibit. Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano is the largest collection of Kano art ever assembled in the United States.

02/12/2015

(Philadanco's crowdfunding page on Indiegogo features a short video with dance company founder Joan Myers Brown.)

Arts Group ‘Philadanco’ Turns To Crowdfunding For Emergency Furnace Replacement

And their the dilemma shows how vulnerable even a successful arts organization can be.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

(credit: National Constitution Center)

2015 Presidents Day Events Guide

What better place to celebrate Presidents’ Day than in Philadelphia, the birthplace of the nation?

02/11/2015

(credit: Emma Fried-Cassorla)

Philadelphia Blogger Collects ‘Love Notes’ For The City

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and if you could write a love note to your favorite part of Philadelphia, what would you say?

02/11/2015

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Philadelphia Auto Show Breaks Several Attendance Records

Not only was the show the second-most attended in the 114 years it’s been taking place, but the final weekend was the best weekend in the show’s history.

02/09/2015

(credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Top Historic Landmarks In Philadelphia

If you wish to take in a day of culture and history, there are plenty of places to choose from whether your interests are in architecture, art or history.

02/09/2015

(Left:  Berthe-Marie-Pauline Morisot, "Young Girl with Basket," 1892. Right:  Camille Pissarro, "Avenue de l'Opéra: Morning Sunshine," 1898.  Images provided by Phila. Museum of Art)

Philadelphia Art Museum Gifted Five Outstanding French Impressionist Paintings

Two Pissarro landscapes, with their exquisite use of color, and Morisot’s famous painting of a young girl are now on permanent display at the museum thanks to a local family with a deep passion for art.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/08/2015

(credit: Kimmel Center)

Fat Tuesday Celebration With The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Frances Egler, the director of Broadway programming and co-presentations at the Kimmel Center of the Performing Arts, previews the Fat Tuesday celebration.

02/07/2015

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