WTSR Community Calendar
The annual “Screenings Under the Stars” will be held every Thursday in July and August at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. The blockbuster movies begin at dusk and admission is free. For more information, visit DelawareRiverEvents.com.
Now through July 1st, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at Labuda Center for the Performing Arts presents: “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” For ticket prices and further information on this Tony-award winning musical thriller, please visit PAShakespeare.org.
From June 29th through July 1st, “Taste of Philadelphia” will be held on Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. The festival consists of food, entertainment, fireworks and more. Most of Philadelphia’s famous restaurants and signatures dishes will be the main attraction. Admission is free. For more information, visit WelcomeAmerica.com.
Now through July 8th, Milberg Gallery at Firestone Library presents: “Capping Liberty: The Invention of a Numismatic (n(y)o͞oməzˈmatik) Iconography for the New American Republic.” This exhibition traces the process whereby the founders of the new American republic selected images for the nation’s coinage, medals, paper money, and much more. For more information, visit VisitPrinceton.org.
On July 9th and July 10th, the 31st Annual Hispanic Fiesta in Philadelphia will be held on Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia. The event will consist of authentic music, dancing, entertainment, cuisine and is part of the PECO Multicultural Series. Artisan crafts and foods from Puerto Rico to Mexico to Nicaragua will be available. For more information, visit DelawareRiverWaterfrontCorp.com.
From July 20th through July 22nd, the 19th Annual XPoNential Music Festival will be held on the Camden Riverfront in Camden, NJ. The event is produced by WXPN and consists of a healthy dosage of local and national artists include The Counting Crows, Wilco, Dr. Dog, The Avett Brothers, and much more. Family-friendly activities will also be available for younger attendees. For ticket prices and more information, visit XPN.org.
Now through July 29th, Project Basho presents its two-person exhibition: (In)Visible Spaces, featuring work by Ales Hlousek and Sarah Kaufman. Each artist deals with opposite realism, yet their work of both private and public affairs blend together to create and inner and outer experience worth remembering. For more information, visit ProjectBasho.org. Project Basho is located in Old Kensington, a culturally vibrant neighborhood in Philadelphia.
Now through August 10th, the Michener Art Museum presents: “Offering of the Angels: Treasures from the Uffizi Gallery.” The exhibit is comprised of paintings and tapestries from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence and features 44 pieces by Renaissance and Baroque artists. For ticket prices and more information, visit MichenerMuseum.org.
On Friday, August 24th, the State Theatre in New Brunswick, New Jersey, will present: “Classic Albums Live – The Beatles.” Studio musicians will perform all of the songs from Abbey Road as well The Beatles’ greatest hits. For ticket prices and more information, visit StateTheatreNJ.org.
Now through August 31st, the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library presents: “She Flourishes: Chapters in the History of Princeton Women.” Curated by Daniel J. Linke, the event showcases the documented struggles and accomplishments of women, scholars, students, staff, and other women associated with Princeton University. For more information, visit VisitPrinceton.org.
The Passage Theatre Company at the Mill Hill Playhouse in Trenton, New Jersey will be presenting: “De Novo: Beyond Borders” on September 10th, 11th, 17th, and 18th. The documentary play tells the true story of a fourteen year old Guatemalan boy named Edgar and his journey to America. For ticket prices and more information, visit PassageTheatre.org.
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