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.
Punch Line Philly
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.
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.
Punch Line Philly
This traveling comedy troupe is visiting Philly this week. Starting at 8 pm, it features comedians from all walks of life sharing their stories.
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+.
South Street Cinema
This local theater is playing a 1959 B-movie gem about intergalactic teenage delinquents. It lasts from 7 to 10 pm.
Moore College of Art & Design
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.
Institute of Contemporary Art
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.
The Ritz at the Bourse
This legendary film is being aired at this local theater for their monthly series “Midnight Madness.” It starts at midnight.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
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.
Today is #InternationalWomensDay, a day to reflect on and commemorate the past and present struggles for gender equality. Looking for an active way to celebrate? Join us on March 17 for the third annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon and help update entries on subjects related to art and feminism. #WomensHistoryMonth #5WomenArtists • “Untitled, We are your circumstantial evidence," 1983, by Barbara Kruger © #BarbaraKruger Courtesy Mary Boone Gallery
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
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.
Warehouse on Watts
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.