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.
This event features a stand-up comedy performance all about the fools in Shakespeare’s works. General admission comes with themed snacks and drinks. It starts at 6:30 pm.
World Cafe Live
Come out and support local performers. From musicians to comedians, this open mic night features a variety of acts from the nearby area. It starts at 6 pm.
Punch Line Philly
This stand-up show features Philadelphia’s finest comics, such as Shane Gillis and Miguel Dalmau. It starts at 8 pm.
Wagner Free Institute of Science
This a free lecture focused on the findings from a 2016 Antarctic fossil expedition. A member of the expedition will retell her adventures while fossil-searching and the research following the trip. It lasts from 6 to 7:30 pm.
National Liberty Museum
This event kicks off “Sound + Vision,” a show exploring the connection between music and glass art. The featured artists will be attending along with professors that have researched this area. It starts at 6 pm.
Join us to kick off SOUND + VISION – our next show exploring music through glass art. At our VIP Reception on 4/6 you’ll experience an exclusive, intimate performance by members of the Philadelphia Orchestra playing artist Gary Word’s all-glass instruments, shown here. Tickets on sale now! #NLMSoundandVision is presented with @aacgcontempglassgroup
Painted Bride Art Center
This event features a panel of woman artists that were recently held exhibits at this gallery. Come learn about their artistic processes, lives and other interesting narratives. It lasts from 5 to 7 pm.
Theme has been announced! NEW BEGINNINGS: Prepare a five-minute story about a beginning. Dawn, step one, day one, birth or re-birth. Initiations and inaugurations. A new leaf, a new loft, a puppy, a job, parole. New car smell. A makeover so magical your own mother doesn’t recognize you. Burning and building bridges, cleaning house, pulling up roots or a fresh coat of paint. Your nouveau reach. A blank sheet of paper… . . . . #moth #story #slam #paintedbride #art #oldcity #live #philadelphia #philly
World Cafe Live
This annual benefit concert has raised over 320,000 dollars in the past seven years for type 1 diabetes research!.Come out and support the cause while enjoying live music. It starts at 7:30 pm.
Philadelphia Museum of Art
This event features a conversation with an artist currently on exhibit at the PMA. The ticket price includes admission. It lasts from 2 to 3 pm.
Local vendors will be selling a wide array of handmade goods inspired by the ’90s. It lasts from 1 to 5 pm.
Philly Improv Theater
A group of improvisers are going to create hilarious scenes inspired by true stories from the audience. Come out and support these shenanigans this Sunday at 7 pm.