July 19, 2019
Retuning again this summer, from July 19 through August 18, The Oval+ will feature tons of family-friendly activities along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and at Eakins Oval.
July 8, 2019
Just days before the BalletX Summer Series kick-off, dancers worked tirelessly to put the finishing touches on their routines for the world premiere of “The Little Prince.”
July 1, 2019
Acrobats from Cirque do Soleil’s AMALUNA visited Philadelphia, Friday, to perform at some of the city’s well-known landmarks. PhillyVoice caught up with the performers, Alix Croop and Evgeny Kurkin, on the Rocks Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and at Logan Square’s Swann Memorial Fountain.
June 24, 2019
Over a hundred skateboarders came out to Paines Park, Friday, for Red Bull’s traveling "Drop In Tour” skate fest. The event was held on the 2019 “Go Skate Day” and attracted amateur and semi-pro athletes from around the area. On hand were also Red Bull’s top pro skaters, Torey Pudwill, Jamie Foy, Alex Midler and Joey Brezinski.
June 21, 2019
Cirque du Soleil’s new production “CRYSTAL" opened Thursday evening at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Here are photos from backstage and during a training session.
June 17, 2019
Situated between Wissahickon Valley Park and the banks of the Schuylkill River, the town of Manayunk -- originally known as "Flat Rock" and then later as “Manaiung,” the Lenape word for river -- translates literally to "place to drink.” This photo gallery shows historic images of the neighborhood re-photographed today.
June 12, 2019
The largest sphinx in the Western Hemisphere, the 25,000-lbs granite Sphinx of the Pharaoh Ramses II was moved from its former location in the Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery at the Penn Museum, to a new, permanent location in the completely-reimagined Main Entrance Hall on Wednesday.
May 30, 2019
Three baby Humboldt penguins that recently hatched were weighed and presented to groups of school children, Thursday, during a press event at the Philadelphia Zoo.
May 21, 2019
In cities across the country on Tuesday, thousands gathered to protest strict laws that have passed restricting women's rights to an abortion. The "Stop the Bans Day of Action" rally was organized by Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania and brought hundreds to the median of South Broad Street in Philadelphia to show their support for legal abortions and to allow women the right to choose what is best for their body.
May 10, 2019
Hundreds of people filled a Center City block on Friday to protest abortion during a "Pro Life Rally Against Bullying."