Kathleen Turner Launches Cabaret Career At Philadelphia Theatre Company With Finding My Voice

Kathleen Turner Launches Cabaret Career At Philadelphia Theatre Company With Finding My Voice

Movie, theater, and television star Kathleen Turner makes her cabaret debut in Finding My Voice at Philadelphia Theatre Company for one night only, Monday, September 25. Performances at 7:00pm and 9:00pm are at Philadelphia Theatre Company’s home, the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets).  Tickets are available by calling the PTC Box Office at 215-985-0420 or visiting PhiladelphiaTheatreCompany.org. 

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Les Dames D’escoffier’s Outstanding In Her Field Farm Dinner Celebrates Ann Karlen

Les Dames D’escoffier’s Outstanding In Her Field Farm Dinner Celebrates Ann Karlen

Les Dames D’Escoffier Philadelphia will honor the pioneering farm, food and community work of Ann Karlen at the Outstanding in Her Field Farm Dinner on Sunday September 17, 2017 at 4:00pm to 7:00pm. This annual awards fundraiser will be held among the vineyards at The Inn at Grace Winery (50 Sweetwater Road, Glen Mills). The dinner is designed to recognize talented women making a difference in the culinary field. This year’s honoree is Ann Karlen who lives and breathes what it means to be “farm-to-table,” by creating a community of farmers and food artisans to encourage the use of local produce and goods. Karlen succeeds last year’s winner Chef Esther McManus, a culinary pioneer and local food legend. Guests and friends of the honoree will feast on a locally sourced communal meal created by talented chef-members of LDEI Philadelphia, paired with luscious wines crafted on the property. Funds raised by the event will help to fund scholarships for women entering the culinary field.

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Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents Iphigenia By Aulis On The USS Olypmia During Fringe

Philadelphia Artists' Collective Presents Iphigenia By Aulis On The USS Olypmia During Fringe

A nation on the brink of war. A family on the edge of collapse. An army poised to strike, but unable to sail – unless their great general sacrifices his daughter. The PAC (The Sea Plays, Creditors) returns to the Fringe aboard the historic USS Olympia to present Euripides’ heartbreaking tragedy of human folly.

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Twenty East Passyunk Chefs Join Forces For An Unforgettable Night At Bok Bar September 18

Twenty East Passyunk Chefs Join Forces For An Unforgettable Night At Bok Bar September 18

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District announces the return of “Up on a Roof - The Chefs of Passyunk at Bok Bar” on Monday, September 18, 2017, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Twenty chefs and restaurateurs from Philadelphia’s restaurant row will celebrate the neighborhood's thriving culinary scene with a cocktail party and benefit on top of Bok Bar (800 Mifflin) in the former Bok Technical High School. Guests will enjoy one of the city’s most picturesque views while enjoying cuisine from top chefs like Nicholas Elmi, Joncarl Lachman, Todd Wentz, Chris Kearse, Lee Styer, Lynn Rinaldi and others. New restaurants participating in this second year event include Barcelona, Capogiro, Plenty Cafe and P'unk Burger. Tickets are $40 and available at bit.ly/passyunkboktickets. Proceeds benefit programs and initiatives by EPABID, including supporting the East Passyunk restaurant valet program. Rain date is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

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Philadelphia School of Circus Arts Celebrates Grand Opening with Free Circus Classes

Philadelphia School of Circus Arts Celebrates Grand Opening with Free Circus Classes

The big top is on the move! Philadelphia School of Circus Arts announces the grand opening of a new 28,000-square-foot circus school and training studio at the former home of St. Madeleine Sophie Church (6452 Greene Street) in West Mt. Airy. Students from the tri-state region will soar to new heights in the sanctuary that boasts 40 foot tall ceilings, original brilliant stained glass windows and an observation gallery. One hundred weekly classes will be offered for adults and children, from beginner to advanced students, in aerials, juggling, unicycling, tightwire, tumbling, acrobatics and physical conditioning. The new facility will also be home to the history-making Circadium School of Contemporary Circus - the first state-licensed vocational circus school in the United States.

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Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents Bob Garfield’s Ruggedly Jewish September 15-16

Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents Bob Garfield’s Ruggedly Jewish September 15-16

Philadelphia Theatre Company kicks off its 2017-2018 festival-style theatre season with the world premiere of Ruggedly Jewish: An Evening With Bob Garfield. Garfield’s crazy-quilt, hilarious odyssey is a search for self: the American self, the suddenly-emerging threatened self, and his own baffled self – a secular Jew. The Lower Merion native, and the co-host of public radio’s On The Media, returns to his roots by launching his one-man show right here. The show is three performances only, on Friday, September 15, 2017 at 8:00pm, and Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 3:00pm and 8:00pm. All performances are held at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (480 S. Broad Street). Tickets are on sale for $25 to $50 by visiting www.philadelphiatheatrecompany.org or by calling 215-985-0420.

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South St. Headhouse's Puyero Venezuelan Flavor Expands Menu With Sweet Corn Cachapas

South St. Headhouse's Puyero Venezuelan Flavor Expands Menu With Sweet Corn Cachapas

Puyero Venezuelan Flavor (524 S. 4th Street) is expanding its offerings of Venezuelan street food with the addition of four varieties of cachapas officially starting this week. Cachapas join Puyero's line-up of casual eats that include arepas, patacones, tequenos, yuca, mandacas, churros and chicha. 

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Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild Hosts Philadelphia Honey Festival September 7, 9 & 10

Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild Hosts Philadelphia Honey Festival September 7, 9 & 10

The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild announces the return of the Philadelphia Honey Festival on September 7, 9 and 10, 2017 at Glen Foerd on the Delaware, Wyck Historic House and Bartram’s Garden.  All three historic sites will be buzzing with three days of activities that include open hive demonstrations, honey extractions, open hive talks, children’s activities, honey tastings, mead tastings, sales from local beekeepers, presentations and a bee-bearding demonstration. Parks on Tap Jr. also makes its official debut for the final day of the Philadelphia Honey Festival 2017 at Bartram’s Garden. This is a mini version of the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Fairmount Park Conservancy and Avram Hornik of FCM Hospitality traveling beer garden. Entry to all the festival venues, educational activities and demonstrations is free. For more information, visit philllybeekeepers.org or visit each site’s individual website.

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#ThrowbackThursday Diner En Blanc Philadelphia ‘16: Fashion Edition

#ThrowbackThursday Diner En Blanc Philadelphia ‘16: Fashion Edition

Its #ThrowbackThursday and Diner En Blanc is right around the corner! Looking for some last minute inspo on how to plan the perfect outfit? Any returning guest can tell you that creating the perfect look isn’t always easy. It must be all white (no off white), no jeans, and classy of course! Check out some of our favorite fashion moments from Diner En Blanc 2016.

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Easy Recipes For A Pinterest Perfect Picnic Basket At Diner En Blanc Philadelphia

Easy Recipes For A Pinterest Perfect Picnic Basket At Diner En Blanc Philadelphia

Plan on bringing your own basket to Diner En Blanc Philadelphia this year? Well, lucky you! Just because you choose to spend less doesn't mean you should eat less. Make others envious with these picture-esque dinner options. These pinterest inspired recipes don’t only look good, they taste it too. A basket full of these dishes is sure to draw admirers who will be be wishing they had packed their own.

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