Spit Spreads Death at the Mütter Museum: Parading Their Point

By Joseph Myers Photos courtesy of the Mutter Museum This Saturday, September 28th, Marconi Plaza will serve as the starting point for an interactive performance art celebration centering on last century’s flu pandemic and today’s public health workforce.  Throughout his 28-year affiliation with UK’s Blast Theory, co-founder Matt Adams has immersed himself in creating interactive media in groundbreaking new forms of performance and interactive art … Continue reading Spit Spreads Death at the Mütter Museum: Parading Their Point

Looking for a unique experience? Don’t miss rail. at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia- 9/26 and 9/27

Feature image: Emilie Krause and Harry Watermeier in rail., photo by Plate 3 Photography. -Brenda Hillegas Don’t miss rail. at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia. Not only do you get a peek inside the members-only Racquet Club of Philadelphia (founded in the late 1800s), you get to enjoy a one-of-a-kind show that is part of this year’s Fringe Festival. rail. is brought to the Club … Continue reading Looking for a unique experience? Don’t miss rail. at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia- 9/26 and 9/27

Spend the evening with Meteor Shower at Walnut Street Theatre

Feature photo: Jessica Bedford, Greg Wood, Susan Riley Stevens, and Jake Blouch. By Mark Garvin -Brenda Hillegas Meteor showers can be a beautiful event to witness. Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower is also beautiful…and strange, hilarious, unbelievable, and honest. Martin’s one-act play takes the audience through the ups and downs of marriage. The high points and the bliss, the low points and the apologies, saying what … Continue reading Spend the evening with Meteor Shower at Walnut Street Theatre

The Philadelphia Burger Brawl- Stuff Your Face for a Good Cause!

-Brenda Hillegas First off. I’m sorry. I’m sorry for posting a review of this event rather than a preview. Trust me, you’ll be sorry too once you hear about the great time I had yesterday at the 9th annual Philadelphia Burger Brawl presented by Jim Beam. This year, the massive food competition moved to a new space- Marine Parade Ground at Navy Yard- to allow … Continue reading The Philadelphia Burger Brawl- Stuff Your Face for a Good Cause!

Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein kicks off Walnut Street Theatre’s 211th season

Cover photo: Dan Olmstead and Ben Dibble. Photo by Mark Garvin -Brenda Hillegas The Walnut Street Theatre is so special.  I’ll say it just once in this season of reviews- it’s the oldest continuously operating theatre in the English-speaking world and the oldest theatre in the United States. The fact that Walnut Street Theatre was founded in 1809 should give all of that away. The theatre … Continue reading Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein kicks off Walnut Street Theatre’s 211th season

A Pop-Up Cabaret Bar in South Philly?!

Yes, there is a pop-up bar just off of Passyunk Ave at 1316 S. Percy Street. But it won’t be there for long, so if you want to try something completely different this month, head to Late Night Snacks. Philadelphia’s cabaret group, The Bearded Ladies, and installation designer Machine Dazzle (read more about Machine Dazzle in RowHome‘s spring 2018 issue here), converted an old auto … Continue reading A Pop-Up Cabaret Bar in South Philly?!

You have until November 17th to see Hamilton in Philadelphia. Make it happen.

-Brenda Hillegas photo by Joan Marcus The first time I saw Hamilton, I was newly pregnant. It was March in New York City and there was some sort of ice/rain/snow mix going on. I spent a lot of money to see the show that night and tried my best to enjoy every minute of it, knowing I probably wouldn’t have the opportunity again. The show was great, … Continue reading You have until November 17th to see Hamilton in Philadelphia. Make it happen.