Everything Else in Arts & Culture in Philadelphia

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From Wiki: The collection includes 181 paintings by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, 69 by Paul Cézanne, 59 by Henri Matisse, 46 by Pablo Picasso, 21 by Chaim Soutine, 18 by Henri Rousseau, 16 by Amedeo Mod... read more

The Barnes Foundation houses one of the finest collections of nineteenth- and twentieth-century French painting in the world. An extraordinary number of masterpieces by Renoir, Cezanne and Matisse ... read more

This collection used to reside at a Main Line mansion and was recently moved (with great controversy) downtown. The museum has replicated the walls of the home and the exact display. The collection... read more

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The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is a large performing arts venue located at 300 South Broad Street. Check out the Hamilton Garden for a unique view of the city and the building.

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is a large performing arts venue and the the home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, one of America's Big Five symphony orchestras.

Home of the Philadelphia Orchestra and presenter of the Broadway in Philadelphia Series. The Kimmel Center manages several buildings, but the Center itself is an important architectural feature in ... read more

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The oldest continuously operating theater in the English-speaking world and the oldest in the United States. (Lots of great shows)

The Walnut Street Theatre is said to be the oldest continuously operating theater in the English-speaking world and the oldest in the United States.

The Walnut Street Theatre, founded in 1809, is America's Oldest Theatre. Standing at the corner of Ninth and Walnut Streets in Philadelphia for two hundred years, Walnut Street Theatre's National ... read more

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A block away and wonderful live theater!

Regional theater group stages plays in 2 separate venues along with educational & community efforts.

Excellent 7 show season (5 shows for adults, 2 family shows)

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Known for inexpensive Monday movie nights.

Music concert/venue in the heart of Chinatown. Lots of big performers. Check out who's playing tonight

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Ferenc Liszt, the famous Hungarian composer founded the Academy of Music in 1875 and in a short period of time, it became one of the most prestigious musical institutions in Europe. The Art Nouveau... read more

Opera, ballet,orchestra, Broadway shows, spoken word, etc. The Academy is almost 150 years old. I saw my first concert there when I was 6 years old. Liza Minelli. Stunning architecture and great ... read more

Opera, Broadway, Ballet. Local secret: Two hours before a show, head over to the ticket box office in person while you are around center city. Ask if they have any rush tickets available (these ... read more

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Great plays at subsidized prices!

Powerhouse shows in a wonderful new venue.

If you like theatre, this is a good one.

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Helium Comedy Club is a Philadelphia institution that has gained a reputation as an excellent venue for both regionally- and nationally-known funny men and women. Wednesday through Sunday!

Iconic comedy club in Center City Philly with consistently hilarious entertaiment!



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FringeArts hosts ecclectic local and international theater and dance performances. It also has a restaurant and bar, and the view is pretty great.

See incredible local and internationally curated Fringe theatre! And have a drink indoors or out.

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A place for rich tradition as the Greater Philadelphia Region's premiere outdoor cultural arts center. Enjoy a concert or a play at this famed outdoor theater. Close fo Avenue of the Republic.

Absolute best Covered roof, outdoor concert venue. Aucustic sound system is unmatched in the world. Concert ranging from Jazz, Opera, Funk, Heavy Metal, to R &B… Find a concert you like and wow!

This outdoor music venue is great for summer concerts in good weather. You can BYOB and put out a blanket. They have some concessions or bring your own food too... Lawn tickets are affordable.

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This venue plays many international and independent films either free or at a low cost.

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Local theater company that puts on many thought provoking performances.

Great theater, with camps and acting lessons. Every year Curio puts on a selection of plays that include comedy, drama, classics, the avant-garde and even original productions

This is a great local theater featuring adaptations of famous novels and plays.

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Great music events, minutes from our house.

Great amphitheater to see live music

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Great performances - Musicians, comedians and musicals.

Famous musicians, comedians, dance, opera, ballet & orchestra performances in historic theatre.

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Want some experimental, edgy art on a Friday (double check events first). Definitely a unique spot!

This is an artist run space, 3rd fl walk up of a big former industrial building that houses a lot of other artist run spaces. Best on "first friday" (1st friday of every month) as they're all open,... read more

One of Philadelphia's longest-running artist collective spaces, the gallery typically offers four concurrent exhibitions which rotate every one or two months, plus a video room, and a performance t... read more

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See a show and look for pics of Grace Kelly who performed here and grew up in E. Falls.

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Traffic will be out of control whenever the Electric Factory hosts a band. A smaller venue but still larger than a lounge, acts playing here get up close and personal with the audience.

A concert venue originally founded by Herbert Spivak, and his brothers Jerry Spivak and Allen Spivak.

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Great venue for plays and musicals

Lesser known, but fantastic plays. Usually has national talent, some who you might recognize from TV and film. Not a bad seat in the house, affordable, and in a great area. I insist that you go ... read more

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Playground, tennis courts, basketball courts.

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Local Theater company. Go watch a live show- 5 minutes from our house

A little neighborhood theatre for plays

Tiny black box theater that showcases local talent in a wonderful way.