Need some holiday shopping ideas? The Viking exhibit at the Franklin has some with guaranteed lasting power. … More Holiday Shopping Ideas from the Vikings
Technically I wasn’t here to see Dr. Mütter or his library but for a jazz concert by a talented local band, The Hot Club of Philadelphia. The concert took place upstairs in the historic Mitchell Hall. After seeing an unusual bloodletting display, I couldn’t resist sharing a post-Halloween update. The Mütter is a medical … More Libraries Round the World: At the Mütter
Be brave and experience your scariest Halloween with TERROR BEHIND THE WALLS at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, PA.
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Check out a viking ship that made it all the way from Norway to Philadelphia! Invading other cities on the East Coast. … More Viking Ships Invade North America
The Philadelphia Museum of Art has a special exhibit going on – Biting Wit & Brazen Folly: British Satirical Prints from 1780 – 1830. These caricatures poke fun at the rich, the poor, and everyone in between. But I prefer to call them cartoons. I bet some will make you smile and glad you are … More British Cartoons – Still Funny 200 Years Later
April’s National Poetry Month and what better way to celebrate than with some musical poetry performed last weekend by the Philadelphia Orchestra. Symphonic poems are what they sound like: poems set to music. But the words must be imagined. Since 2001, Philadelphia’s symphony has performed in the modern Kimmel Center south of historic City Hall. … More Strauss’s Symphonic Poem: An Ode to the Death of an Artist