8 Things to Do in Philly This Week: Dollar Stroll on Baltimore Avenue, Mount Airy Street Fare, and More
Hoboken trio Yo La Tengo is hitting the road for a mini-tour that celebrates the 30th anniversary of their very first show, which took place on December 2, 1984. The four-night tour kicks off at New York’s Town Hall on December 3rd, and culminates here at home, at The Trocadero Theatre on Saturday, December 6th.
Author: Tavis Smiley
Book: Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year
Description: “A revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination.”
Date: September 18th
14 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Sips at Dilworth Park, Vintage Baseball, Great Philadelphia Craft Beer Crawl, and More
Every year, we wonder if the event previously known as the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe is going to lose its mojo. But based on this year’s lineup, which includes everything from an interactive public art installation floating on the Delaware River (WetLand) to Two Street, a gay version of Romeo and Juliet as told through the lens of South Philadelphia and the Mummers to one of the most unusual walking tours you’ll ever join (Experiment #39) and a few dozen other shows, and the fact that the FringeArts venue is now fully open, complete with brasserie, outdoor performance plaza and 240-seat theater, it seems the mojo is stronger than ever. Various locations, September 5th to 21st.
Diehard carnivores, rejoice: Philadelphia magazine’s second annual Battle of the Burger is almost here.
Battle of the Burger began with an online voting competition where the public cast votes for their favorite burger from over 50 restaurants. Now, the top 20 finalists will move on to battle it out at the main event, where one restaurant’s masterpiece will be crowned the best in Philly.
10 Things To Do in Philly This Week: PHS Pop-Up Garden Returns, Independence Beer Garden Debuts, and More