Alice Paul, a Jersey-born activist and suffragist, was essential for women to have the right to vote. To celebrate her life's work, Laurel hosts the Women's Equality Day Festival in her old house, which has been converted into an institute. The festival offers a variety of activities for all ages, such as live music, street vendors, a petting zoo and children's activities. There is also a “speakeasy” with tickets available.
Eric Smith created the Inaugural Philadelphia Bookstore Tour to showcase some of the city's most beloved bookstores and to publicize the lesser-known ones. Bookstores are planning special readings and discounts, while Harriet's Bookshop will reopen its doors on Saturday. The tour covers both the city and the suburbs with an after-party at Main Point Books in Wayne with the authors of “The Liars Club”. As hip-hop celebrates its 50th anniversary, an event in Philadelphia recognizes one of its fundamental elements: the national finals of the Red Bull USA B-Girl and B-Boy competitions are heading to the Fillmore.
The winners of the regional qualifiers in New York, Minneapolis and Orlando will go head-to-head in the final, which will determine who will go to the world final in Paris. Raekwon will perform at the event, part of a two-day camp that includes workshops, panels and exhibition battles. You can also watch it live on Red Bull TV. Jurassic Quest brings dinosaurs back to life with life-size versions of Apatosaurus, Spinosaurus and Tyrannosaurus Rex.
You can also interact with dinosaur “babies” that move realistically. Hot Wheels offers its monster trucks and all associated ancillary activities to the Wells Fargo Center on Saturdays and Sundays. At the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party, fan favorites Mega Wrex, Tiger Shark, Boneshaker and Bigfoot will compete in this family-friendly event. A laser light show, dance party and giveaways are part of the deal, along with the Megasaurus robot and freestyle motocross.
Additional tickets can be purchased for the Hot Wheels Crash Zone pre-show party which allows attendees to access the monster trucks behind the scenes. Comedian Affion Crockett has had a long career in television and film. He has appeared in “Def Comedy Jam” and “Wild N'Out” while his filmography spans two decades. But he is arguably best known for his imitations, especially of Jay-Z - even rap mogul can admit that Crockett has it pretty good! Crockett will bring his comedy skills to Punchline Philly for four shows Friday and Saturday night.
The powerful O'Jays have been in business for more than 60 years. Their reign of hits at Philadelphia International Records is second to none as they produced classics such as “Backstabbers”, “I Love Music”, “For the Love of Money”, “Love Train” and our personal favorite “Livin' for the Weekend”. Original members Walter Williams and Eddie Levert have been making music together since 1958 making them fifth on the all-time list of bands with at least one original member. The band comes to Dell on Thursday with Dave Hollister and Carol Riddick herself from Philadelphia.
Remember Jones is a tribute artist who has done full album re-creations of everything from Joe Cocker's “Mad Dogs and Englishmen” tour to Meat Loaf's “Bat Out of Hell”. With the help of vocalist Kate Mills and a 12-member band he faces Amy Winehouse at the celebratory concert “Back to Back to Black”. WHYY is your source for detailed fact-based journalism and information as well as first-class entertainment for all members of our community. WHYY provides reliable news and information as well as a voice for those unheard, a platform for sharing everyone's stories, a foundation for empowering early and lifelong students, and a reliable space for unbiased news.
Learn more about social responsibility at WHYY! This special holiday commemorates the date in 1865 when news reached enslaved African Americans in Galveston Texas of their emancipation from slavery. This multifaceted celebration featured Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble performing selections from jazz opera Never Back Down as well as music from King Sunny Ade Archie Shepp Max Roach plus a special performance of poetry and music by award-winning black lyricist Nina Lyrispect Ball. Saxophonist Mike Clay joins Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble to pay tribute to jazz icon legend from Philadelphia performing some of his most outstanding pieces such as “My Favorite Things” “Giant Steps” “Accogniement (A Love Supreme)” “Mr. As weather warms up street festival season kicks off at full speed with South 9th Street Italian Market Festival ODUNDE festival Juneteenth parade festival Wawa Welcome America festivities Doylestown Art Festival which highlights Bucks County's bustling art scene plus Traditional Ukrainian folk music dance authentic food including.
Philadelphia is home to some amazing festivals that celebrate Alice Paul's legacy while offering plenty of fun activities for all ages! From live music performances to street vendors selling merchandise, there is something for everyone at these events! Whether you're looking for an exciting night out or just want to explore some unique bookstores around town - there are plenty of options available! Plus don't forget about Red Bull USA B-Girl & B-Boy competitions or Jurassic Quest's life-size dinosaurs! Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party is also worth checking out - it features laser light shows, dance parties & giveaways! And if you're looking for some laughs - Affion Crockett will be performing at Punchline Philly! Finally don't miss out on The O'Jays show & Remember Jones' tribute concert - both promise an unforgettable experience! So come join us & celebrate Alice Paul's legacy while enjoying some amazing festivals in Philadelphia!.