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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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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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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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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 […]

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Philly Moms Speak: 19 Super Helpful Books for Parents

You know how people say parenting is lonely? It is. And while books can’t give you a hug, they can be a reassuring voice, validate that inclination […]

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44 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 DesignPhiladelphia @ all over town The citywide DesignPhiladelphia festival is under way in earnest, with workshops and presentations pertaining to all manner […]

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Pulitzer/Oprah-Approved Writer Colson Whitehead Speaks for Free at UPenn

After years as toiling away as a “beloved but kinda underappreciated” Genius-granted author, Colson Whitehead reached superstar status last year with the best-selling The Underground […]

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11 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Theater, Books and more

Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story @ Bucks County Playhouse | Through October 1 George Wendt (Norm!) and Alan Campbell star in the […]

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10 Things to Do in Movies, Books, Comedy, Theater and More

Excuse My Dust @ Good Good Comedy Theatre | Wednesday, August 30 Philly writer/”eloquent dirtbag” Jaime Fountaine hosts a night of literature and comedy featuring Joey […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Poetry, Guns, Ghosts and More

Summer Coven, Had Me a Blast @ Martha | Wednesday, August 2 The 215 Festival presents an evening of poetry readings by Alina Pleskova, Amy […]

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14 Things to Do in Books, Comedy, Art, Movies, Storytelling, Tattoos and more

Mystery-Author Panel @ The Rosenbach | Wednesday, July 19 Philly-area crime/mystery writers Dennis Tafoya, Merry Jones and Jon McGoran will participate in a panel discussion […]

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One Thing You Should Be Penciling Into Your To-Do List Every Day (But Aren’t)

When you have a to-do list that will seemingly take you 25 hours out of a 24-hour day, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. But […]

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9 Things To Do in Comedy, Movies, Books, Celebricats, Queer Kickball and more.

Kevin Hart Day & Mural Dedication @ Max’s Cheese Steaks | Thursday, July 6 Why Kevin Hart Day? Why not? And because it’s his birthday. […]

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14 Things to Do in Movies, Comedy, Dance, Books and Hot Air Balloons

Jurassic Park @ FringeArts | Wednesday, June 21 Eat, drink and watch dinosaurs run wild in an outdoor setting. Upcoming screenings include E.T. (June 28), […]