Philadelphia Zoo launches limited edition shirts to help spring back from global crisis

-Courtesy of Aversa PR and Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo wants to update your stay-at-home workday and home-school fashion with a colorful and eye-catching new collection of apparel that will fund the Zoo’s Spring Back Fund. Show your support for Philadelphia Zoo on those Zoom and Skype calls while you social distance with a new limited edition t-shirt and hoodie line that will support the vital … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo launches limited edition shirts to help spring back from global crisis

PlayPenn New Play Development Conference moves online for 2020, will serve as benefit for Theatre Philadelphia’s Emergency Relief Fund

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC PlayPenn, Philadelphia’s new play development organization, is re-thinking what it means to gather and support artists during the COVID-19 crisis. Their acclaimed New Play Development Conference, scheduled for July 2020, will now be moved into a virtual format, offering artists the ability to nurture and develop new works during this time of social distancing.  Additionally, their popular reading … Continue reading PlayPenn New Play Development Conference moves online for 2020, will serve as benefit for Theatre Philadelphia’s Emergency Relief Fund

Philadelphia Restaurants gear up for historic legal sale of cocktails to-go in Pennsylvania

-Courtesy of Aversa PR Feature image: Cocktails from Leda and the Swan will sell from Vesper and Hunnies Crispy Chicken location Philadelphia and Main Line restaurants applaud the vote yesterday in the Pennsylvania senate that will allow the sale of to-go cocktails in the state of Pennsylvania. As they wait for Governor Tom Wolf to sign the legislation, the following ten restaurants in the city … Continue reading Philadelphia Restaurants gear up for historic legal sale of cocktails to-go in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Zoo celebrates Mother’s Day with news of new moms and their babies

-Courtesy of Aversa PR and Philadelphia Zoo This Mother’s Day, Philadelphia Zoo (3400 Girard Ave) will honor all of its animal moms living at the Zoo. Spring is in the air and the Zoo welcomes many new babies making this a very special year for the Zoo. The Zoo is proud to introduce the following new babies and their Moms, including Black and White Ruffed … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo celebrates Mother’s Day with news of new moms and their babies

An interview with Coraline, age five.

-Jane Roser “Somebody wants to talk to her Auntie Jane!”  I’m interviewing my brother’s five-year old daughter today. She loves talking on the phone and I’ve had the immense pleasure of speaking to her more often than usual while we’re all in self isolation.  Coraline is clever, vivacious and charming. Once, she accidentally stepped on her grandpa’s foot as she was passing him. He joked, … Continue reading An interview with Coraline, age five.

A beloved People’s Light tradition goes virtual with David Lutken’s Hootenanny at Home

-Courtesy of Carrie Gorn / Perpetual Motion PR Photo by Bryan Sheffield Frequent People’s Light guest artist David M. Lutken is coming to a screen near you. The fan-favorite folk troubadour leads a stellar ensemble of musicians for two virtual hootenannies on Thursday, May 14 at 7:30pm and Sunday, May 17 at 2pm. Hosted through the live video platform Crowdcast, both events are free to … Continue reading A beloved People’s Light tradition goes virtual with David Lutken’s Hootenanny at Home

Wilma Theater announces innovative WilmaPass Program for their 2020/21 season

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia is pleased to announce an innovative new program that provides audience members flexibility and peace of mind about when and how they return to their theatre after the COVID-19 health crisis.  The company is launching WilmaPass, a four-ticket package that can be used at any time during their upcoming 2020/21 season of groundbreaking … Continue reading Wilma Theater announces innovative WilmaPass Program for their 2020/21 season

Paycheck Protection Program allows Arden Theatre Company to launch Arden for All ONLINE program, plan for future season

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia is grateful to announce that they are the recipients of funding from the Paycheck Protection Program, a Small Business Administration loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.  With this funding, the Arden was able to retain their staff, which, in turn, are preparing to launch the … Continue reading Paycheck Protection Program allows Arden Theatre Company to launch Arden for All ONLINE program, plan for future season

Kimmel Cultural Campus celebrates Mother’s Day social distance-style with “Kimmel’s Music for Mom”

Public invited to submit their mom to win a personalized, one-of-a-kind “Mom-inspired song” written and performed by Kimmel Residency artists and delivered via video for Mother’s Day The Kimmel Cultural Campus announces a Mother’s Day celebration – social distance-style in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Philadelphia is encouraged to share what makes their moms so special and three lucky moms will be selected to … Continue reading Kimmel Cultural Campus celebrates Mother’s Day social distance-style with “Kimmel’s Music for Mom”