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Jazz Camp of Philadelphia Youth Performing Free at Kimmel Center

Anne Ewers, president and CEO of the Kimmel Center, says it best: “If you look at the vision statement for The Kimmel Center, ‘Transforming lives daily through […]

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95.7 Ben FM Woman of the Week Luncheon

On Wednesday, 95.7 Ben FM with Marilyn Russell hosted a “Woman of the Week” Networking Luncheon at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, with special […]


Volver Is Shutting Down For A Very Long Summer Vacation

Volver is done for the summer. Not for a week (as is becoming almost standard among many of the more notable Philly restaurants), or for […]

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In the Wings: Ethan Lipton, Jamie Leonhart, and Migguel Anggelo

The Kimmel Center’s Theatre Residency Program features five talented artists who have collaborated with both the Center and New York City’s famed Joe’s Pub for […]

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In the Wings: Daniel Alexander Jones and Dito van Reigersberg

The Kimmel Center’s Theatre Residency Program features five talented artists who have collaborated with both the Center and New York City’s famed Joe’s Pub for a […]

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Philadelphia Orchestra Playing Two Free Concerts This Summer

For the fifteenth year in a row Philadelphians can witness live performances by a world-renowned ensemble for free. The Philadelphia Orchestra performs two shows this […]

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Our Chat With Hello! Sadness! Star Mary Tuomanen

When you talk to Mary Tuomanen, you know are in the presence of a person who’s serious about taking art to the next level. Her theories and […]

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Opera Philadelphia’s Yardbird Opens to a Standing Ovation

Friday night was opening night for Opera Philadelphia’s much-anticipated Charlie Parker’s Yardbird at the Kimmel Center. Tenor Lawrence Brownlee stars as Charlie Parker with soprano Angela Brown, who mesmerizes […]

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6 Questions for Podcasting Sensation Sarah Koenig

Serial was a riveting, record-breaking, 12-part podcast series that re-investigated the murder of Baltimore teenager Hae Min Lee. Her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed, was convicted of the crime, but he […]

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Win Tickets to See Serial Creators Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder at Merriam Theater

Veteran radio journalists and producers Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder will be in town on May 14th for a live presentation that delves into the creation […]

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REVIEW: Bernstein’s MASS With The Philadelphia Orchestra an Otherworldly Delight

If you missed The Philadelphia Orchestra’s staging of Leonard Bernstein’s MASS, you didn’t miss a performance: You missed a major, major event. How else can […]

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Kimmel Center Announces PIFA 2016, Plus Collaboration with New York’s Joe’s Pub

At this afternoon’s first ever Kimmel Center Presidential Address, CEO and President Anne Ewers presented several new initiatives that the performing arts center will launch […]

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GIVEAWAY: Win a Pair of Tickets to Kinky Boots Worth $225

Broadway sensation Kinky Boots is about to clip-clop into town for its big Philadelphia debut starting April 28th, and we’ve got a super-nice pair of tickets to […]

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REVIEW: Indigo Girls With The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra—and a House Full of A-Gays

Last night at the Kimmel Center, the Indigo Girls performed alongside The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra—the first time they’d ever played with such an ensemble. If that […]

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A Lesbian Couple Were Married at Last Night’s Indigo Girls Concert

If you were in the audience at last evening’s Indigo Girl’s concert at the Kimmel Center, you witnessed a marriage. You just didn’t know it […]