The Met Philadelphia

Dancers during CultureFest at Penn Museum.
Courtesy of Penn Museum
Holli Stephens
February 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
Love is in the air this weekend. Spend it with someone you care about and plan it out using The KYW To-Do List, your guide for all things to do in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs this weekend.
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The Lion Dance
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Holli Stephens
January 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
Kick of the Year of the Rat with Chinese New Year festivities or more unconventional things to do in Philadelphia. Read the details, only on The KYW To-Do List, here.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
January 06, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney outlined an ambitious agenda for his second term, as he and other city officials were sworn in for a new term Monday at The Met Philadelphia. Read more here.
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It used to be called the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House. Several decades and $56 million later, Philadelphia now has its own Met concert venue.
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Pat Loeb
January 06, 2020 - 4:30 am
Philadelphia's mayor and city council will be sworn into office Monday in a traditional ceremony at a new location.
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Hanukkah lights at Boathouse Row
City of Philadelphia
Rachel Kurland
December 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
Christmas has come and gone, but the holiday season is far from over. Use The KYW To-Do List — your guide for all things to do this weekend in Philly — to help plan your outings with the family.
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Dinosaur exhibit at The Academy of Natural Sciences
Imagine Exhibitions
Holli Stephens
September 20, 2019 - 5:00 am
The keyword this weekend is “fest.” From the city of Reading to the Delaware River, festivals of all kinds are afoot. In this edition of The KYW To-Do List, you'll find a wide variety of things to do in Philly and the burbs this weekend.
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Tyhler Williams (left) will make his professional boxing debut Feb. 23, 2019 at The Met Philadelphia. He was guided by Rock Ministries founder Buddy Osborn (right) for years.
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Paul Kurtz
February 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Kensington man who runs a boxing ministry will be ringside this weekend, helping his young protege in his first professional fight . Every day, nearly 75 young people, mostly boys, walk the gauntlet of addicts under the El on Kensington Avenue to get to Rock...
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The lit signs that say "Fairmount Avenue" have officially been turned on in the 1500 and 2500 blocks of the avenue.
Spring Garden Community Development Corporation
Hadas Kuznits
December 05, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some radiant renovations are finally taking place on Fairmount Avenue. Patrick Boyle, a board member on the Spring Garden Community Development Corporation, said there's been a lot of buzz around his organization as they've been preparing to light up the street with...
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It used to be called the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House. Several decades and $56 million later, Philadelphia now has its own Met concert venue.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
December 03, 2018 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It used to be called the Philadelphia Metropolitan Opera House. Several decades and $56 million later, Philadelphia now has its own Met concert venue. Bob Dylan will be the first artist to grace the upgraded stage tonight. His performance will be followed by several...
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A rendering of The Met Philadelphia, which will officially open in December.
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Ian Bush
September 10, 2018 - 5:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the city's oldest performance venues will soon be new again. The Met Philadelphia is in the final phase of a $56 million restoration project, which will officially open in December. The first to take the stage will be Bob Dylan on Dec. 3, who will play his 50th...
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