Feed Your Curiosity: Philly Culture & Science Events, Mar. 12 to 18 | Philly Views
March 8, 2018

Feed Your Curiosity: Philly Culture & Science Events, Mar. 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, 3.12

How I Met Your Mother Trivia

Punch Line Philly

Free

Suit up and come visit this comedy venue for a night of trivia about one of America’s favorite sitcoms. Starting at 8 pm, there will be five rounds of questions for all teams competing.

 

Tuesday, 3.13

Bold Cheese & Bubbles

Alchemist Society

$25

If you love cheese, then you’ll completely love it with a variety of different champagnes. This event showcases locally-made cheeses with an array of bubbly to match your taste. It starts at 6 pm.

 

Wednesday, 3.14

American Me Comedy

Punch Line Philly

$15

This traveling comedy troupe is visiting Philly this week. Starting at 8 pm, it features comedians from all walks of life sharing their stories.

 

Mad World: A New Wave Party

The Barbary

$5

The new wave genre spawned some major artists, like New Order, Talking Heads, and Depeche Mode. Come out and dance to these classics like it’s still the ’80s this Wednesday at 10 pm. The event is 21+.

 

Thursday, 3.15

Cult Classic Thursday: Teenagers from Outer Space

South Street Cinema

$5

This local theater is playing a 1959 B-movie gem about intergalactic teenage delinquents. It lasts from 7 to 10 pm.

 

Guerrilla Girls Performance & Talk

Moore College of Art & Design

Free

A Guerrilla Girl from the original feminist activism group is coming to this event. She’ll be having a live performance and then a discussion led by the exhibition coordinator. It lasts from 7 to 8 pm.

 

Friday, 3.16

Mindfulness at the Museum

Institute of Contemporary Art

Free

At noon, come out to this local art gallery and participate in a guided meditation led by Sandi Herman. The skills learned here can help boost healthier minds and bodies along with a go-to stress reducer.

 

Midnight Madness: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Ritz at the Bourse

$10.25

This legendary film is being aired at this local theater for their monthly series “Midnight Madness.” It starts at midnight.

 

Saturday, 3.17

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Philadelphia Museum of Art

$20

Come set the record straight at this event. Bring your laptop for this communal editing of Wikipedia pages pertaining to art and feminism. The price is general admission to the museum and it starts at 10 am.

 

The Photography of Dawoud Bey

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

$15

This Chicago-based photographer and educator has a four-decades-long career that has forced institutions and audiences to consider the history of marginalized groups. In a conversation with the museum director, he will discuss his work and ideas. It lasts from 2 to 3:30 pm.

 

Sunday, 3.18

Riot Nerd Flea Market

Warehouse on Watts

Free

This Philly-based entertainment blog will be hosting a flea market. Anything from records to video games are up for grabs. It lasts from 2 to 7 pm.

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