Feed Your Curiosity: Philly Culture & Science Events, Feb. 12 to 18 | Philly Views
February 7, 2018

Feed Your Curiosity: Philly Culture & Science Events, Feb. 12 to 18

Written by Bernie Rodgers

Philadelphia is an underrated hotbed for art, science and culture. Home to an array of venues, museums and institutions, there’s really no good excuse to be bored in this city

Feed Your Curiosity is a weekly roundup of events in Philadelphia that will broaden your horizons, tantalize your mind, and hopefully sophisticate you into something more than the heathen that you are. Here’s what’s going on this week.


Monday, Feb. 12

Industry Night

Alchemist Society


This 7 pm event features a lesson on home-brewing beer featuring a batch being made in person. You’re encouraged to bring a type of commercial beer in order to learn more about that beer style.


Philly Rising Yearly Showcase

World Cafe Live


This series holds a weekly open mic contest where the winners of each week enter a monthly contest. Now, the winners of the monthly contests are competing in this annual showcase. Come out support local artists at this 7 pm event.


Tuesday, Feb. 13

Paint Nite

Benny the Bum’s


Come out and enjoy dinner while also learning how to paint. The event starts at 7 pm.


Wednesday, Feb. 14

The Humans

Walnut Street Theater


This play was recently produced on Broadway in 2016 and is now making it’s way to Philly. The show starts at 8 pm and tickets start at $40.


Sweetheart Skate

Blue Cross RiverRink


Bring a date (or a friend disguised as a date) and you’ll get a rose, a box of chocolate, and a souvenir picture. The ice skating lasts from 7 to 11 pm.


Thursday, Feb. 15

A Gay Old Time

Punch Line Philly


Come out and laugh away the cringe-inducing vibe of Valentine’s day with this comedy line up. Featuring five comedians, the event starts at 8 pm.


Friday, Feb. 16

PAFA Open Studio Night

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts


For one night only, PAFA students open up their studios for anyone to view. You can come observe their works in progress. It starts at 5 pm.

TPS docents in training at PAFA. #pennsylvaniaacademyoffinearts

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One Night Stands: Comedy about Love & Relationships

Philadelphia Brewing Co.


Once again, let’s laugh romance away with another comedy event. This one features three comedians and runs from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.


Saturday, Feb. 17

The Audre Lorde Syllabus

Institute of Contemporary Art


Celebrating Audre Lorde’s birthday, there will be a series of workshops, teach-ins, and self-care. The event lasts from 4 to 10 pm.


Philly Pop-Up Art Exhibit

Open Space


This monthly pop-up series will feature 30 local artists. There will be live music, live art, free wine, and a live painting competition. It starts at 7 pm.


Sunday, Feb. 18

The Office Quizzo

World Cafe Live


Come flaunt your knowledge of The Office at this quizzo event. Teams can consist of 1 to 6 people and it lasts from 2:30 to 10:30 pm.

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