William Glackens at the Barnes Foundation
Philadelphia-born William Glackens, one of the founders of the Ashcan School of American art and a celebrated painter of realism, will have 90 major paintings on display in the first major comprehensive survey of Glackens’ extensive work.
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
An annual tradition in Philadelphia’s holiday scene, the Comcast Holiday Spectacular brings viewers on a festive journey with scenes and music from classic favorites such as Jingle Bell Rock, The Twelve Days of Christmas, and select scenes from The Nutcracker, all displayed on the state-of-the-art Comcast Experience video wall.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Philadelphia
Join thousands of local residents in ringing in the New Year at the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront. Pick the perfect spot to enjoy two incredible light displays at 6 P.M. and midnight, along with music and local vendors.
The Mummers Parade
Fete the New Year with this time honored Philadelphia tradition. Adapted from early European customs, the Mummers Parade features thousands of residents in elaborate costumes as they swirl, sing, and dance down Broad Street, in a sight sure to dazzle and amaze.
Christmas at Mount Vernon Estate
Celebrate the holiday season at the restored home of America’s first president, George Washington. T
Washington, DC Restaurant Week
More than two hundred of Washington, DC’s lauded restaurants offer 3-course lunches and 3-course dinners available at a special prix fixe price, offering an opportunity to experience cuisines such as Contemporary American, Mexican, French, Mediterranean, Italian, Southern, Seafood, Spanish, California, Pan-Asian and more.
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Events
Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday is a day of honor and commemorative events at a variety of sites in Washington, DC. Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday is January 15th and is celebrated each year on the third Monday in January.
Washington Auto Show
The Washington Auto Show is a huge event displaying more than 700 new makes and models of cars, trucks, mini-vans and sport utility vehicles from over 42 domestic and import automakers.
LA Art Show 2015
The LA Art Show is the largest, longest running, most comprehensive art fair in the West. More than 140 galleries participated in the 2014 LA Art Show.
An Evening with Vanessa Williams
Glitz and glamour fill the Hall when Broadway, film and television superstar Vanessa Williams takes the stage and stuns the audience with her dynamic vocals. Featured songs include her Oscar-winning Platinum single "Colors of the Wind.”
Tango Buenos Aires Orchestra
One of Argentina’s greatest cultural exports performs the Song of Eva Perón, an enthralling tango dance and music presentation inspired by the most important feminine character in Argentinian history, Eva Perón.
Christopher O’Riley and Matt Haimovitz: Shuffle.Play.Listen
Master musicians Christopher O’Riley and Matt Haimovitz explore the lyrical and virtuosic properties of their instruments in a fresh mix of classical and pop genres from Bach to Radiohead to Stravinsky, performed respectively on piano and cello.
Throughout the festive period, a corner of Hyde Park is transformed into a “Winter Wonderland’’ complete with fairground rides, a giant Ferris Wheel, circus, Christmas market, food and drink stalls, Santa’s grotto and, of course, an ice rink.
London Short Film Festival
A wide selection of cinematic gems grace the silver screen as the London Short Film Festival flickers into life at venues across the capital. Now in its 12th year, this celebration of the short film is widely considered to be one of the showcases for cutting-edge UK independent film makers.
London Boat Show
The London Boat Show is one of the biggest and best-loved boat shows in London, returning to ExCel to give visitors the chance to experience the best in boating, water sports and shopping.
London Art Fair
The London Art Fair, an annual event in the UK, showcases around 120 carefully selected galleries. Museum quality Modern British work features alongside exceptional contemporary work produced by both established artists and new emerging talent.