Sinead Cummings

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Sinead is the Events Listing Producer for PhillyVoice.com. A graduate of Temple University, she has always had a passion for finding unique and local events. While she is originally from Roxborough, she can be found in any corner of the city exploring and often carrying a book. Follow her on twitter @sineadpatrice.

sinead@phillyvoice.com

March 24, 2017

Arts & Culture

New Penn Museum exhibit focuses on what's at stake when cultural heritage is destroyed

A new exhibit is opening at the Penn Museum on Saturday, April 8. "Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq" will focus on what's at stake when cultural heritage is destroyed in war-torn areas, and what can be done to prevent further loss of cultural identities in the Middle East. More than 50 objects from the Museum's Near East and Mediterranean collections will be on display, along with a range of Arabic manuscripts from the University of Pennsylvania libraries.

March 24, 2017

Shopping

Cooper River Distillery to host day of craft cocktails and hand-crafted goods

Camden's Cooper River Distillery will host an all-day craft show on Saturday, April 8. From 1-8 p.m., artisans will set up shop in the distillery. So far, these are the goods attendees can expect to see:

March 23, 2017

Fitness

Philadelphia Runner to host free restorative yoga for runners

Philadelphia Runner is hosting a free restorative yoga session for runners on Monday, March 27. Participants will get to relax their bodies and minds. The one-hour class is open to all yoga levels, just remember to register and bring a mat. Yoga begins at 6:30 p.m.

March 23, 2017

Films

Chef Michael Solomonov stars in new documentary 'In Search of Israeli Cuisine'

Big fan of Netflix's popular series "Chef's Table"? A new documentary by director Roger Sherman follows in the same vein – speaking to culinary stars who are redefining gourmet food – but features a Philly chef. "In Search of Israeli Cuisine" stars Zahav's Michael Solomonov, who has won three James Beard Foundation Awards and is in the running to win more this year. Beginning March 31, Philadelphians can watch the film at the Ritz 5 in Old City.

March 23, 2017

Food & Drink

StrEAT Food Festival celebrates Philly's best food trucks

Food trucks and local vendors will take over Main Street, Manayunk, on April 9 for the spring 2017 StrEAT Food Festival. Almost 50 food trucks and 25 gourmet food vendors will be participating. Expect to find Philly favorites like Undrgrnd Donuts, The Happy Pita, Nick's Roast Beef, Hai Street Kitchen, Poi Dog Philly and Kono Pizza.

March 23, 2017

Shopping

Clover Market announces spring 2017 schedule

Clover Market, the seasonal outdoor shopping event, has announced its 2017 spring schedule. The first stop will be Chestnut Hill on Sunday, April 9.

March 22, 2017

Performances

Harry Potter concert series continues at The Mann Center this summer

The second film in the Harry Potter series will be screened at The Mann Center on Friday, July 28. John Williams' magical score will be performed live by The Philadelphia Orchestra. Tickets for the movie-concert will be available beginning Friday, March 24, at 10 a.m.

March 22, 2017

Films

Mutter Museum to screen silent film 'Phantom of the Opera'

The 1925 silent film "The Phantom of the Opera" will be screened at the Mutter Museum on Tuesday, April 11. Not-So-Silent Cinema will perform the score for the horror classic. The movie will begin at 7 p.m., and complimentary popcorn will be served. Drinks can be purchased from a cash bar.

March 22, 2017

Fitness

Free yoga classes will continue at Race Street Pier

Free yoga classes will return to Race Street Pier on Monday, April 10. The outdoor yoga sessions by the Delaware River Waterfront will take place daily through Sunday, Nov. 12.

March 22, 2017

Food & Drink

Score free drinks from top bartenders at cocktail competition

Local bartenders will compete in a cocktail competition on Tuesday, March 28, at The Market and Shops at Comcast Center. From 5-7 p.m., representatives from Boogie Nights at Tropicana Casino & Resort, Cuba Libre and 13th Street Cocktail Catering will use Federal Distilling's Stateside Vodka to make drinks. Attendees to the event (which is essentially a free happy hour) will get to sample each boozy concoction, then vote on their favorite.

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