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  • XPN Music Film Festival

  • Featuring some of the most popular music films of the last 40 years, plus special events In celebration of the 25th anniversaries of both the World Cafe music radio program and the Philadelphia Film Festival, public radio station WXPN (producer of World Cafe) and the Philadelphia Film Society are teaming up to present a weekend of some of the best-loved music films of the past 40 years, enlivened by several special events. The XPN Music Film Festival will take place on Friday, March 31, Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2 at the Prince Theater (1412 Chestnut Street) in Philadelphia. Hosted by David Dye, who’s stepping down as host of World Cafe after March 31 (but who will remain a contributor to the program, as well as a WXPN radio host), and attended by other WXPN staff, the XPN Music Film Festival will celebrate a great assortment of music that has been featured on 88.5FM WXPN over the years from the Talking Heads to The Band.
  • Presented by: Prince Theater
  • Starts: 03-31-2017
  • Ends: 04-02-2017
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Title Organization Start Date End Date Location
Pay-What-You-Wish Sundays at Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia Museum of Art 09-05-2010 12-27-2020 Philadelphia Museum of Art
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now Penn Museum 03-01-2014 10-27-2017 Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
PECO Primate Reserve Philadelphia Zoo 07-01-2014 12-31-2018 Philadelphia Zoo
Barnes Arboretum Tour 07-10-2015 02-28-2021
Improv Comedy: The N Crowd The N Crowd 01-08-2016 04-26-2019 The N Crowd
BYOV(Bring Your Own Vinyl) Tuesdays Small Talk Media 04-13-2016 10-13-2017 Cavanaugh's Headhouse
Magic in the Ancient World Penn Museum 04-16-2016 04-30-2017 Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
Malcom X Mural Arts Program, City of Philadelphia 04-22-2016 10-22-2017 33rd Street and Diamond Street
Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site 05-06-2016 12-31-2018 Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Media Farmers Market Every Thursday 05-12-2016 12-27-2018 Media Theatre for the Performing Arts
Lansdowne Farmers Market Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation 05-18-2016 11-18-2017 Municipal Lot
New Exhibit: Powers of the President National Constitution Center 07-22-2016 05-07-2017 National Constitution Center
Free First Sundays at the Barnes The Barnes Foundation 09-04-2016 12-03-2017 The Barnes Foundation
Wood, Revisited The Clay Studio 10-28-2016 04-08-2017 The Center for Art In Wood
Lino Tagliapietra: Painting in Glass Philadelphia Museum of Art 10-29-2016 07-16-2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art - West Entrance
Magical Mosaics Tours Philadelphia's Magic Gardens 11-05-2016 03-26-2017 Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Jurassic World The Franklin Institute 11-25-2016 04-23-2017 The Franklin Institute - Fels Planetarium
Audacious Freedom: African Americans In Philadelphia 1776-1876 African American Museum in Philadelphia 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 African American Museum in Philadelphia
The Porch @ 30th Street Station University City District 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 The Porch @ 30th Street Station
Architectural Walking Tours Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 Various Locations
Media 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 Media Borough
Second Sunday Chestnut Hill: Shop, Stroll, Brunch Chestnut Hill 12-10-2016 02-10-2018
First Friday Philadelphia Old City Arts Association 01-03-2017 07-03-2018
Philadelphia Small Business Fashion Week Impact HUB Philly 01-18-2017 03-18-2018 Impact Hub
Tango thru First Friday! Free Beginner Class, followed by Beginner Practica Philadelphia Argentine Tango School 01-20-2017 07-20-2018 Philadelphia Argentine Tango School

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