Culture

2016

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It was a rough year, but here are a few reminders why 2016 wasn't all bad

News

ARTWORK

Amateur artists get their day in the sun

Events

World Peace Day

Penn Museum to showcase holiday traditions from around the world

Movies

China Film Warriors

Alibaba, 'Harry Potter' producer to make 'Warriors' movie

Music

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Big-voiced Dap-Kings soul singer Sharon Jones dies at 60

Politics

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'Hamilton' member gives Pence earful. Trump: "Apologize!"

Neighborhoods

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Maps make you wonder, what is Fishtown?

Events

Tablao Philly series

Pasion y Arte to perform 'An Evening of Flamenco' for one night only

Events

Day of the Dead at Penn Museum

Day of the Dead celebration takes place at Philly museum

Events

International House to host Diwali celebration

Events

Feria del Barrio

Latino arts and culture to be highlighted at Feria del Barrio

Events

South Philly Oktoberfest

Drink liter beers at the eighth annual South Street Oktoberfest

Events

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City Hall announces hybrid events for Parks on Tap, Culture in the Courtyard

Video Games

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No Man's Sky: Taking Philadelphia to the great beyond in videogame

Events

Corn

Museum of Indian Culture to host annual Roasting Ears of Corn Festival

Cities

Philly Cleveland Skylines

How people are comparing Philly with Cleveland

Events

Multicultural Series: Mexican Independence Day Festival

PECO Multicultural Series returns to Penn's Landing

Food & Drink

The River Seine in Paris

Peddler's Village to throw Parisian food and wine fest

Events

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Photos: Colorful self-expression at the Odunde Festival

Events

Franklin Institute

New 'Cultural Scavenger Hunt' tests Philly knowledge

Events

Odunde Street Festival

Annual Odunde Street Festival returns to Graduate Hospital

Religion

Three ways to support our local Muslim community during Ramadan

Music

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WATCH: Will & Willow Smith perform 'Summertime' at 2016 Roots Picnic

Video Games

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How 'Philly' is that 'Homefront: The Revolution' jawn?

Events

'Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour' to make Philly stop

Design

Rainbow Flag New Hope

For New Hope Pride, Old City flag designer commissioned to create ceremonial rainbow flag

Food & Drink

Italian Market

Shop at South Philly's annual Italian Market Festival

Burlesque

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Body positive burlesque dancer, Lillian Bustle, inspires women to say ‘yes’ to their bodies

Photography

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Meet Albert Lee, @urphillypal instagrammer

Parenting

Syreeta Martin and her daughter Arionna

Conversation with kids: Dating & relationships in fifth grade

Culture

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Gallery: Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Food

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Celebrate a Swedish tradition: Waffle Day

Events

Paradise Vacation

Attend the Travel and Adventure Show 2016 at Convention Center

The Arts

Cinema

Philly film projects to wait for and watch now

Festivals

German beer

The German Society celebrates heritage with Philly Bierfest 2016

Pediatric Cancer

Ryan Reynolds Cancer

'Deadpool' star helps raise funds to send child to CHOP for cancer treatment

Wellness

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Medical Mission to Jordan: N.J. pediatrician reflects on refugees, medicine and our moral duty

Events

Penn hosts two public lectures on black women's sexuality

Events

Sonya Clark

'Hair Stories' art exhibit comes to Germantown Academy

Temple Owls

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Thursday night's Temple men's basketball game to be broadcast online in Mandarin

Events

Chinese New Year

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with these 7 Philly events

Internet

Zippia Job Map

Map shows most Googled jobs in each state (stripper, YouTube star)