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Mid-January 2015   Happenings Inside
IN Center City
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We're in the middle of Center City District Restaurant Week! From now- January 23 & 25-30, participating restaurants are offering three-course dinners for only $35 and three-course lunches for $20. Get the full list of restaurants at CenterCityPhila.org/RestaurantWeek. While on the site, you can also make easy online reservations through OpenTable and enter a contest to win 52 gift certificates from Center City restaurants.

You can find out first about Center City District Restaurant Week news on Twitter: @PhilaRestWeek.


January 22-March 19
One Book, One Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia
Multiple locations

January 30
Gary Hoffman: Residency Recital

The Curtis Institute of Music
1726 Locust Street

January 28
Opening- Liat Segal: Scattered Light

National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East

February 5-8
Prodigal Son

Pennsylvania Ballet
Merriam Theater
250 South Broad Street

February 6, 8, 11, 13, 15

Opera Philadelphia
Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street

Get More Info

February 6-8
Classic Soul

The Philly POPS
Broad and Spruce Streets

Through March 15
Under the Skin

Arden Theatre Company
40 North 2nd Street

Enjoy daily open skating at the Rothman Institute Ice Rink or brush up on your skills with four-week Learn-to-Skate lessons on Sundays! Plus, it can be rented for parties and special events. Get regular and holiday hours, prices, rink rentals and group rates at DilworthPark.org/rothmanicerink/.


From January 20-24, Hatville’s Deli at the Reading Terminal Market is offering a Corned Beef Special. They’re serving thinly shaved corned beef, cole slaw, and homemade Russian dressing on Rye, plus a small drink, for $7.50 plus tax.
Hatville's Deli, Reading Terminal Market, 12th & Arch Streets, 215.925.5065, ReadingTerminalMarket.org

158th Academy of Music Ball
Come out to celebrate the Academy of Music’s 158th birthday on January 24. The Academy was built 1855-1857 and is the nation’s oldest opera house still in use. The Academy of Music ball, a white-tie concert and ball, is the building’s only fundraising event to support ongoing preservation and conservation efforts. Special guest Al Pacino will perform a monologue with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Concert tickets start at $100. If you can’t make it to the festivities, but still want to make a donation to the Academy, you can visit AcademyofMusic.org.
Academy of Music, 240 South Broad Street, 215.893.1978, AcademyOfMusic.org

The Clover Market- Winter Edition
For two days, January 24 and 25, the Clover Market will take over the cavernous 23rd Street Armory. Treasure hunters can browse and buy from more than 60 high-end vendors offering art, antiques, vintage and handmade goods from 10am to 5pm. In addition to food trucks, there’s a new lounge on the Armory balcony. They’ll be serving brunch-style cocktails. $5 Admission. Kids 12 and under free.
Clover Market, 23rd Street Armory, 22 South 23rd Street, TheCloverMarket.com

BRÜ Craft & Wurst Presents Sour Bowl I
On January 25, BRÜ Craft & Wurst will feature 32 rare, fancy and unique sours, wild ales and funky ciders. Many of the selections are hard-to-find and make rare, if any, appearance, in the city. All will be specially priced $7-9 (normally these selections would start at $12 and go up). Chef Gaspar will pair the beers with pay-as-you-go specials. The taps open at Noon and are first come, first served until they kick.
BRÜ Craft & Wurst, 1316 Chestnut Street. 215.800.1079, BRUPhilly.com

Be Your Own Bourbon Master
Looking to learn about bourbon? Then learn from expert Brian Bevilacqua, Bank & Bourbon's Bourbon Master, who's starting an ongoing series of classes about bourbon for the novice and the expert. Brian will launch the series with Bourbon Tasting 101 on Wednesdays at 5:30pm. Pairing three bourbons with three local cheeses, Brian will focus on educating guests as to why they blend. Guests will learn about the notes in bourbon and how to pair with sweet as well as the savory flavors. Bourbon 101 is offered 5:30-6:30pm and costs $20 per person. Space is limited and reservations are required; call 215.231.7300.
Bank & Bourbon, 1200 Market Street, 215.231.7300, BankAndBourbon.com

Your Inalienable Right to an Admission Discount
Until March 31, admission to the National Constitution Center is on sale! For just $10 for adults (usually $14.50) and $5 for kids (usually $8), visitors can access all of the main exhibitions and special exhibitions on view at this great destination on Independence Mall. Also included with general admission is the brand-new exhibit Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights, a display of one of the 12 surviving original copies of the Bill of Rights alongside a first edition engraving of the Declaration of Independence and the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution. Later this winter, visitors can use this discounted admission to see fascinating photography of President John F. Kennedy, his wife, Jacqueline, and their children in the new exhibition opening February 13, Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe.
National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, 215.409.6600, ConstitutionCenter.org

Brought to you by the Center City District
and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
Public Ledger Building
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