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39 Things to Do Over the Long Weekend

Wednesday, November 22 Holiday Tree-Lighting Celebration @ Philadelphia Museum of Art Plus pay-what-you-wish admission and music by The York Street Hustle and Philadelphia Girls Choir. […]

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Comedy: This Week in Laughs

Weeding out the Stoned @ Good Good Comedy Theatre | Wednesday, November 22 A pre-Thanksgiving edition of Alex Grubard’s beloved “game show of sobriety tests.” […]

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37 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, November 17 A Die Hard Christmas @ Good Good Comedy Theatre Universally beloved Philly comedian Doogie Horner celebrates the release of his new illustrated […]

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15 Things to Do This Week in Comedy, Theater, Storytelling, Medical Oddities and Superhero Pornography

Joe Biden @ Academy of Music | Wednesday, November 15 Former Vice President Joe Biden appears in conversation with Aaron Sorkin, creator of several memorable […]

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Ex-Mythbuster Adam Savage Returns with Brain Candy

For 14 years I enjoyed the way the Mythbusters on Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters used science and explosives to find the truth and blow stuff up. Hosts […]

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33 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, November 10 Pennsylvania Ballet @ Merriam Theater The PAB presents three new ballets, the first two being world premieres: Tilt by choreographer Helen Pickett […]

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11 Things to Do in Movies, Comedy, Theater, Zines and Books.

Freedom Shorts XVII @ PhilaMOCA & Trocadero | Wednesday & Sunday, November 8 & 12 Two nights packed with screenings of short works by filmmakers […]

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37 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, November 3 The Gap @ The Drake Azuka Theatre presents a world premiere by Philadelphia playwright Emma Goidel. The Gap is a dark comedy […]

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First Person Arts Makes It Personal (Again)

Founded in 2000, First Person Arts festival is all about the storytelling. Sometimes the shows are funny, or eye-opening, or gasp-inducing, but they always call for interesting […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Books, Bikes and More

Smitten Kitchen Every Day @ Parkway Central Library | Wednesday, November 1 Author/food blogger Deb Perelman returns with Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant & Unfussy […]

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52 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, October 27 Michael McDonald @ Merriam Theater The former Doobie Brother with a voice as smooth and decadent as cool ranch dressing is known […]

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Friday: John Hodgman at the Library

Though he often goes by his real name,* author/comedian/actor John Hodgman is rarely just being himself. On The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, he often […]

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11 Things to Do in Comedy, Books, Dance, Movies and More

Empire of the Living Dead @ Wagner Free Institute of Science | Wednesday, October 25 Penn State history professor Christopher Heaney discusses the rarely discussed […]

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42 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, October 20 Guns N’ Roses Was Here: 30 Years Later @ The Trocadero In celebration of the 30th anniversary of GnFnR’s concert at the […]

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17 Things to Do in Movies, Comedy, Books and Harry Potter Parties

Monument Lab Live: Hidden Histories and Missing Monuments @ Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts | Wednesday, October 18 Murals Arts’ provocative Monument Lab series […]