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Date: 8/22/2012
Title: 16 Items (8-22-12)

Hope all is well this Wednesday for you.  For those looking for somethingfun to do tonight, come out and picnc at Rittenhouse Square - BYOB.  With good weather, Concerts in the Park is always a fun time.  Also, it is center city sips as well.

I just got back from a fun trip to LA/SF.  Went out to visit some friends and catch some Phish shows (Long Beach Civic Center in CA and Bill Graham Civic Center in SF).  Two very different cities.  SF has high temps in the mid 60s while LA was complaining that they were above 80.

Since my last email, I did make it to HQ at Revel. It was a Sunday night and the place was packed.  If you like tecno type music, i think you will like it.  Not sure if that is what they are playing all week.

Also spent a Saturday night in Margate a few weeks back.  Was a rainy night but was disappointed with overall scene.  Could not even wear flp flops at one of the bars on Saturday night.

Madonna is playing on 8/28.  Anyone else planning on going?  - Mark

1) VIP Oktoberfest Experience in Munich Germany

Join PhillyTrips.com on our 3rd trip to OKTOBERFEST as we travel to Munich, Germany in 2012 to enjoy the most famous festival in the world. This VIP package includes everything you need for this exciting journey! hotel, beer-tent passes, opening parade, day-trip to a famous German castle and MUCH MORE!

September 19 - September 25, 2012
Starting at just $1,389 per person!

2) First Sip Friday: Food & Wine Pairings :: 8/24

August: The Flavors of Summer! Discover how the bold reds pair with these flavors:A sharp, salty flavor (sea salt)Sweet and smokey (BBQ sauce)Fresh and spicy (mild salsa)


4) JS Networking and Social Tour at Chima

August 28th, 6-9PM

5) Fireworks @ Penn's Landing, Every Friday
The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation presents Friday Night Lights, every Friday through August 31. Enjoy fireworks starting at 9:15pm, launched from the quay in the Penn's Landing Marina, near the new RiverStage. Watching fireworks dance over the river is a great way to cap off or kick off an evening at Penn's Landing, or after dining in one of the many restaurants located in the waterfront area.  Friday Night Lights, Great Plaza @ Penn's Landing, 215.629.3200, DelawareRiverEvents.com

6)  Barbara Streisand TICKETS at Wells Fargo

Monday November 8  ::  Section 104, Row 12, Seats 9 and 10

$335.00 each (This is what I paid. Face value plus Comcast fees.) Email ynichole1975@yahoo.com if interested.

7) See the Barnes, Then Save on Gauguin, Cézanne, Matisse

In celebration of the opening of the Barnes Foundation on the Parkway, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is offering a special value to visitors to the Barnes Foundation. Through September 3, Barnes visitors will enjoy $5 off special exhibition tickets to Gauguin, Cézanne, Matisse: Visions of Arcadia. Special exhibition tickets include admission to the Main Building, the Perelman Building and the newly renovated Rodin Museum.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215.763.8100, PhilaMuseum.org

8) Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon - Sept. 16



A seak-and-seafood chain coming to former Roy’s site in Phila.

B)  How baseball’s first paid player named the Phillies

C) Male Birth control?

D) Phila. dig uncovers timbers that may predate Penn’s arrival


Saturday, July 28, 6pm  :: 40th Street Field, 40th and Walnut Streets  ::Free Admission
Get your blankets out and join UCD, The Rotunda and University of Pennsylvania on Saturday for this very special 40th Street Summer Series event. The Sun Ra Arkestra returns for their third Summer Series appearance - a rare hometown performance which always has audiences either dancing feverishly or contemplatively traversing the spaceways. Also featuring Oneohtrix Point Never, the solo project of Daniel Lopatin, a Brooklyn-based artist whose work has brought him to the forefront of the modern electronic scene and continuously praised by Pitchfork. Not to be missed.   Fire artists to perform from 8-9pm. Free Rita's Water Ice.

11)   Army vs. Navy Men's Soccer Tickets
September 30 | 2:00pm | PPL Park

enter code "RIVALS" for $5 off ticket prices!

Don't miss the action when the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen battle it out on the pitch! This will mark the 75th straight year in which Army and Navy have played in soccer, but just the fourth showdown at a neutral site and first since 1996. PPL Park is a state-of-the-art 18,500-seat Major League Soccer stadium that serves as the Philadelphia Union's home facility and sits on the banks of the Delaware River. Click here for more Information about the game.

12) The Young Friends Rodin Garden Party

Friday, September 28, 2012

You’re invited to a swell affair with a ‘20s flair benefiting the Young Friends' mission of art acquisitions, conservation, and education. Click on the image to view the official e-vite.

Become a Young Friend today and start enjoying the benefits immediately, including exclusive discounts on your Garden Party tickets—up to $20 per ticket.

$120 Individual Membership with Young Friend benefits
$215 Dual Plus Membership with Young Friend benefits for two

If you are a current Museum member and would like to join the Young Friends, benefits are available for $50 for one adult or $100 for two adults. For more information, call 215-235-SHOW (7469) or visit us online.

 13) SOCIAL 45

THIS Friday August 24th --- (7:30)

"END OF SUMMER" Dance and Mingle @ Twenty9 Restaurant and Bar in Malvern PA (Use the front door entrance)...  Can you believe it's almost end of Summer????

DJ Donna Boyle will be playing a mix of your dance favorites from the 70's , 80's, 90's and Today (motown, line dance, cha cha , swing, Latin & current music - STARTING @ 7:00)

Get there early for Drink Specials for the 1st hour Great food Menu available & Plenty of free parking (on Premises).  Admission --- $ 5.00

DRESS CODE: Casual - Fashionable and NICE! This is a nice Venue!!!!

ADDRESS: TWENTY9 Restaurant and Bar 16 Great Valley Parkway Route 29 in the Great Valley Corporate Center Malvern PA 19355

14) National Constitution Center :: Every Thursday Through August 30
$5 After 5pm

525 Arch Street, 215.409.6600, onstitutionCenter.org


A) SMOKEY ROBINSON with special guest SINBAD, 8/26, Mann Music Center

B) Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band , 8/28

C) Madonna, 8/28, Wells Fargo


Wednesday nights ring out this summer in University City, as the rich sounds of international music return to the lush garden setting at Penn Museum. The third annual P.M. @ Penn Museum Summer Nights music series features weekly performances on Wednesdays, June 20 through August 29, in the Penn Museum’s Stoner Courtyard.

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