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Sing Along with London’s Seedy Underworld

Sing Along with London’s Seedy Underworld

Villanova Theatre is staging The Threepenny Opera April 14 through April 26. Bertolt Brecht’s biting critique of capitalism explodes with colorful characters, gritty London streetscapes and hard-to-shake songs like “The Ballad of Mack the Knife” and “Pirate Jenny.” A sensational spin on the 18th-century The Beggar’s Opera, the groundbreaking musical tells the tale of Macheath, London’s […]

March 27, 2015 | By More
A Locavore’s Smorgasbord

A Locavore’s Smorgasbord

Must be exhibition season. The Philadelphia Farm & Food Fest  takes over the Pennsylvania Convention Center April 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 150 exhibitors will be handing out delicious samples and products. “One of the best things about Fest is putting our farmers front and center and letting them interact with […]

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HomeGoods, This is Not

HomeGoods, This is Not

If finding a place to sit rates higher on your list of home needs than filling it with art, the annual Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show  returns to the 23d Street Armory in Rittenhouse Square April 10. Now in its 21st year and under new management, the show’s expected to attract 2,000 visitors over its three […]

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A Perfect Opportunity for the Budding Art Collector

A Perfect Opportunity for the Budding Art Collector

The University of the Arts’ sixth annual Art Unleashed exhibit and sale opens April 10 at the school’s Hamilton Hall on South Broad Street. If you’re looking for an opportunity to nurture your budding collection, or if you’re a serious collector with a good eye for spotting still-obscure rising stars, plan to attend. The show […]

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The Antidote for Cabin Fever

The Antidote for Cabin Fever

The gray, relentlessly cold days are all beginning to feel the same. Regardless of how the 10-day forecast reads, there is a hint of light on the horizon: The 18th annual Cherry Blossom Festival opens April 6. Through the 12th, the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia will stage family-friendly events throughout the city and […]

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Hit the Farmers Markets Running

Hit the Farmers Markets Running

The Nourishing Well, in Havertown, unveiled its spring class schedule this week. The offerings range from hands-on (“One-Pot Meals for Spring and Summer,” April 23; “Gluten-Free Grains You’ll Love,” May 21; and “Beans, Beans, … ,” June 18) to demos (“Healthy Mediterranean Cuisine,” April 12, and “Healthy Asian Cuisine,” May 31) to a new, four-part […]

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A Familiar Name Lands at Isabella

A Familiar Name Lands at Isabella

Clark Gilbert was introduced last week as the executive chef of Isabella in Conshy. The new lunch and dinner menus will remain Mediterranean-influenced but with French and Italian accents, Gilbert’s wheelhouse. They’ll also be small plate-oriented and seasonal. “The menus will be approachable, comfort-focused and neighborhood-friendly,” Gilbert says. Here’s a taste: black fettuccini with shrimp, crab […]

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A New, Permanent Restaurant Opens at Wyebrook

A New, Permanent Restaurant Opens at Wyebrook

Wyebrook Farm owner Dean Carlson and Russet owner/chef Andrew Wood opened their new restaurant at the Honey Brook farm Wednesday. The full-service restaurant, which will be open until December, is a natural evolution of Carlson’s previous seasonal food offerings and pop-up dining events, and will serve lunch and dinner Wednesdays through Saturdays and brunch and dinner […]

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Bestselling Author Kelly Corrigan Returns for a Book-Signing

Bestselling Author Kelly Corrigan Returns for a Book-Signing

Radnor native Kelly Corrigan,  whose latest memoir, glitter and glue, is a New York Times bestseller, will sign copies of her book and field questions from guests March 19, 7 p.m., at the Wayne home of The Saturday Club. (Tickets can be purchased here.)  The proceeds will benefit the 128-year-old women’s organization. glitter and gold […]

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Step Away From the Shamrock Shake

Step Away From the Shamrock Shake

It’s easy to be seduced by the Shamrock Shake. At this desperate hour, as melting snow gives way to thick mud and bare, gray branches, any hint of green, even such an unnatural shade of it, is a beacon. But don’t take it out on your taste buds, especially not when salvation sits within a […]

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