Academy of Music

Mummers Mardi Gras
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Holli Stephens
February 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
Mardi Gras with mummers? Open bar at Reading Terminal? Carnival with the Flyers? Sounds like a party-filled weekend. Get the details on The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market
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Holli Stephens
December 06, 2019 - 6:00 am
This weekend blends the new, the old and the unusual. Take a peek at this weekend’s KYW To-Do List to help plan your time-honored traditions or some avant-garde outings in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs.
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Center City District 2018 Ice Rink Opening
Marisa Fischetti/Center City District
Holli Stephens
November 08, 2019 - 4:45 am
You have about three weeks left until Thanksgiving — aka, Black Friday, which ends the season of laid-back excursions and marks the beginning of tedious holiday shopping. Get a jumpstart with The KYW To-Do List, your weekend guide for things to do in Philly and the suburbs.
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The cast of the national tour of "Come From Away," including Becky Gulsvig, who plays pilot Beverley Bass.
Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of Kimmel Center
Lauren Lipton
October 20, 2019 - 9:22 am
The award winning musical "Come From Away" opens at the Academy of Music this week, and it tells the story of all the planes and people who were diverted on 9/11 to the small town of Gander, Newfoundland.
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The life of H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest was celebrated Wednesday at the Academy of Music.
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Paul Kurtz
October 17, 2018 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two months after his death, thousands of guests packed the Academy of Music Wednesday to celebrate the life of legendary philanthropist and billionaire businessman H.F. "Gerry" Lenfest. A short documentary preceded a collection of memories from a dozen people who...
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some of the touring company's actors from "Aladdin" stepped off stage to lead a special health and wellness workshop at the Christian Street YMCA for young fans.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 26, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Stars from a Broadway box office smash hit are using their show to encourage kids to get up and go. For the next week, the popular musical "Aladdin" will continue to bring some Disney magic to the Academy of Music for nightly performances. On Tuesday, some of the...
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