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Mid-September 2015     Happenings Inside
IN Center City
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It's Autumn in Dilworth Park!
Dilworth Park has the suds, the soundtrack, and the action to keep you warm all autumn long, with a lineup of entertainment and fun, right alongside historic City Hall. PNC presents Live @ Lunch runs through the end of October with performing arts on the city's center stage every Wednesday. Rhythms and CCD Sips at Rosa Blanca Café have one last fling this week and the weekly Farmers' Market will be there all autumn long. Plus, Octoberfest presented by Saul Ewing is just around the corner!
Get dates, details and more, at DilworthPark.org/events.


September 17
Mah Jongg

The Gershman Y
401 South Broad Street

Through September 19
2015 Fringe Festival

Multiple locations

September 19-January 4
Strength and Splendor: Wrought Iron from the Musée Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen

The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

September 20-21
Delibes/Tao/Saint-Saëns with Conrad Tao

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Kimmel Center
Broad and Spruce Streets

September 22-24
The Pope’s Favorite Films

Philadelphia Film Society
Prince Theater
1412 Chestnut Street

September 30-January 10
Reptiles: The Beautiful and the Deadly

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

October 1-November 1

Arden Theatre Company
40 North 2nd Street

October 2, 4, 7 9 & 11
La traviata

Opera Philadelphia
Academy of Music
Broad and Locust Streets

October 3-4
Craft Phila – Liberty Bell Fair

6th to 7th Streets between
Market and Chestnut Streets

October 3-4
Philadelphia Open Studio Tours – East

Multiple locations

Through October 4
The Art of the Brick

The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street

October 7-14
The Philadelphia Collection

Multiple locations

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All That RRazz
With roots in San Francisco, The RRazz Room team fills stages with live cabaret-style acts in four cities. On September 18, Philadelphia’s inaugural season begins at the Prince Theater. RRazz Room-curated acts will play most Fridays and Saturdays, and often Sundays. The Prince’s intimate black box cabaret theater will be regularly filled with show tunes, drag, jazz, comedy and more.
Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street, 215.422.4580, PrinceTheater.org

Free Medical Testing at Liberty Place
Drexel Medicine’s Health Fair will take place in The Shops at Liberty Place rotunda on September 30, 11:30am-2:30pm. Visit the rotunda for free health screenings, including vision, skin cancer, blood pressure and lung function. Health questions will be answered by the Drexel Medicine staff or physicians.
The Shops at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut Street, 215.851.9055, ShopsAtLiberty.com

Red Bull Art of Can at Dilworth Park
Red Bull Art of Can is a nationwide creative competition. Designers, animators, sculptors and artists of all disciplines submit 3D, physical and digital art, using the Red Bull can as inspiration. Come see the winning pieces on display at Dilworth Park, October 1-8.
Red Bull Art of the Can, Dilworth Park, 15th and Market Streets, RedBullArtOfCan.com

Mural Arts Presents Open Source: Engaging Audiences in Public Space
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is bringing 14 extraordinary artists from around the world to Philadelphia. They will work with Mural Arts to create a new series of public artworks that explore and illuminate Philadelphia’s diverse urban identity. During the entire month of October, The Graham Building at 30 South 15th Street will host the Open Source Hub space, where the public can gather to learn more about happenings during the month as well as experience a portion of the events in the space.
Open Source, Multiple locations, 215.685.0750, MuralArts.org

Kickboxing is Coming to Center City
Get ready to sweat, Philadelphia! CKO Kickboxing is coming to 1616 Walnut this fall. CKO offers a unique group exercise program for all fitness levels - everyone in class can work at their own pace. Some come for weight loss, toning, others for a fun workout that relieves stress. Elements associated with Kickboxing and Boxing are integrated into a one hour cardio workout incorporating a heavy bag and other calisthenics exercises. There's no contact, no fighting, and it will be the best hour of your day! First 100 members receive discounted membership.
CKO Kickboxing, 1616 Walnut Street, B2, 215.732.1000, CKOCenterCity.com

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