Philadelphia is the perfect place to get your fix of culture, science, and art. The opportunities are endless and ever-changing, so you should give yourself the opportunity to see Philly like you never have before.
Looking to Feed Your Curiosity? Here is the weekly roundup of all things going on in Philly this week in the culture, science, and art communities.
Landmark Ritz Movie Theater
Raphael is the first and only film adaptation of the life and work of the one of the world’s most famous artists, Raphael Sanzio.
Free Library of Philadelphia
Since 1978, Roz Chast has published over 800 cartons in The New Yorker and has written and illustrated dozen of books. Chast will speak on her new book Going into Town.
Philly Improv Theater
Improv comedy done by professionals. Big Baby + The Future have been at the Philly Improv Theater for three and half years and now collaborating for an exciting night of comedy. According to their Facebook, this event is BYOT, Bring Your Own Taco.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Enjoy tasty treats, music by York Street Hustle, and the lighting of the tree in the East Terrance. The best views of the city and the tree are right at the museum.
My Fair Lady, taken from George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, follows a professor who attempts to turn a flower girl into a high class lady. Put on by the Quintessence Theater Group, this rendition is a site to see at the Sedgwick theater.
The Raven Lounge
After you finish your Thanksgiving dinner, head over to the Raven Lounge for a night of laughter. No cover charge.
University of Pennsylvania graduate Hoodie Allen returns to Philadelphia. This Google employee turned rapper continues his “The Hype” world tour in the city where it all started.
The Triangle Charity presents a night full of soul music provided by Philly’s hottest up and coming artists. Proceeds will be donated to local charities.
Penn’s Landing Playhouse
This is a Brooklyn-based comedy duo that does a faux broadcast of a cooking show onstage. They tell jokes, stories, and always get the audience in on the action.
Independence Visitor Center
If you are interested in getting a look into some of Philadelphia’s gruesome history while also visiting some of its prolific landmarks, this one might be for you. It’s a guided tour that delves into some of the area’s most macabre backstories.
Academy of Natural Sciences
A weekend full of potions and spells, come out and see the magical world of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Make your own magic wand and tea leaves blend to take home. It’s a weekend full of live animals, crafts, and games.