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Silent Disco

Posted on 14 January 2018

XFINITY Live!

  Grab a pair of headphones as you walk in and enter our Silent Disco party! Join us for this truly unique experience. Fully immerse yourself into the music and dance the night away! Event starts at 9 PM and must be 21+. For more information, go to: http://www.xfinitylive.com/entertainment/event/11798  

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Family Festival: Game Day

Posted on 15 January 2018

Philadelphia Museum of Art

  “Creativity scores a touchdown this Super Bowl Sunday. Make art guided by games of chance, and then join acrobats from the Almanac Dance Circus Theatre for a series of playful battles in the Great Stair Hall.” Kids 12 and under are always free. https://www.philamuseum.org/calendar  

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Spirit of Philadelphia Valentine’s Day Lunch

Posted on 14 January 2018

Spirit of Philadelphia

  Valentine’s Day yet is waiting on the water, when you and your sweetheart join Spirit of Philadelphia for lunch and a 2 hour cruise along the Delaware River. After a romantic meal for two, take your Valentine for a spin on the dance floor where a live DJ will be spinning romantic tunes. Stunning...

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Penn Museum Playdate: Mummies and More

Posted on 09 December 2017

Penn Museum

  Come to the Penn Museum for an exploration of Ancient Egypt while we visit the sphinx, mummies, and more! The Penn Museum’s newest program for young guests aged 3 to 5, Museum Playdates are offered monthly from February through April. Each one-hour program has a different theme connecting to one of the galleries, with...

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Sekere Workshop with Omomola Iyabunmi

Posted on 09 December 2017

Penn Museum

  Come and play at the Penn Museum with Philly’s own master percussionist Omomola Iyabunmi on Wednesdays, February 7 through March 14, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Omomola Iyabunmi has pursued her study of African culture and percussion for more than 30 years. Her teachers have included Leonard “Doc” Gibbs, Baba Ibekunle Bey (Robert...

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Second Saturdays at the Penn Museum: The Olympics

Posted on 09 December 2017

Penn Museum

  In February, the Winter Olympics will be in full swing! Learn about the ancient Olympics at the Penn Museum through a special tour, play games in the galleries, make a special craft, and pick up a scavenger hunt that will challenge you to take a closer look at many objects in the galleries. Second Saturdays...

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Alexandria in the Age of Augustus: The View from Cleopatra’s Palace

Posted on 09 December 2017

Penn Museum

  Travel back in time at this afternoon lecture at the Penn Museum. Though no papyri were ever found in Alexandria, a stack of circa AD 100 Greek papyri from Augustan Alexandria was found elsewhere, recycled as mummy “cartonnage” (covers). Dr. Peter van Minnen, Professor, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati, discusses how these papyri are...

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Second Sunday Culture Films: Sonia’s Dream (2015) and other short films of Aymara culture

Posted on 09 December 2017

Penn Museum

  The Penn Museum’s Second Sunday Culture Film Series continues. Sonia Mamani, an Aymara chef, creates cuisine from traditionally gathered wild foods and brings her flavors to the big city, in this 2015 documentary, directed by Diego Saramiento Pagan. Other shorts explore how Aymara and Andean people thrive in the present. Mariana Giusti-Rodríguez, Cornell University,...

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Dragons of the North: The World of Viking Longships

Posted on 09 December 2017

Penn Museum

  Enter the world of the Vikings at this free afternoon lecture at the Penn Museum. Viking ships are among the most remarkable artifacts in the entire realm of archaeological discovery, a dominant force in European history for three centuries between AD 800 and 1100. In recent years, ambitious projects in the field of experimental...

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Chariot and Horse in the Ancient World

Posted on 09 December 2017

Penn Museum

  Go back in time to Roman chariot races at this free lecture at the Penn Museum. Dr. John R. Hale, archaeologist and Director of Liberal Studies, University of Louisville, has directed fieldwork at the extensive Roman horse farm of Torre de Palma in Portugal (modern Lusitania), where mosaic artists created portraits of five famous...

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