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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
Orchid Extravaganza Longwood Gardens 01-21-2017 - 03-31-2017 Longwood Gardens
Frogs: A Chorus of Colors The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 02-04-2017 - 05-14-2017 The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Draw and Paint Abington Art Center 02-04-2017 - 04-08-2017 Abington Art Center
Wheel Thrown Ceramics, Saturday Abington Art Center 02-04-2017 - 04-08-2017 Abington Art Center
Celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ 107th Birthday Free Library of Philadelphia 03-02-2017 - 03-29-2017 Free Library of Philadelphia
Grand Opening of American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition at the National Constitution Center National Constitution Center 03-03-2017 - 07-16-2017 National Constitution Center
Wine & Cheese Weekends Chaddsford Winery 03-04-2017 - 03-26-2017 Chaddsford Winery
Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia Various Venues in Philadelphia, PA 03-04-2017 - 04-02-2017 Various Venues in Philadelphia
Shakespeare and the Physical Actor at the Lantern Theater School Lantern Theater Company 03-05-2017 - 04-30-2017 St. Stephen's Theater
Unpacking Race: A 4-Part Workshop Series Philadelphia Theatre of the Oppressed 03-07-2017 - 03-28-2017 The Rotunda
Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia Israeli Film Festival 03-08-2017 - 03-29-2017 International House Philadelphia
Katayoun Stewart “Healing” Twenty-Two Gallery 03-10-2017 - 04-09-2017 Twenty-Two Gallery
Screenwriting - Developing Your Script University of the Arts 03-15-2017 - 04-12-2017 University of the Arts Continuing Studies Division
Free Storytime at the Arboretum (Ages 1–5) Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 03-17-2017 - 08-18-2017 Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
The King and I Academy of Music 03-22-2017 - 04-02-2017 Academy of Music
BLACK-TIE GayBINGO! AIDS Fund 03-25-2017 - 03-26-2017 Loews Hotel
Little Women: The Broadway Musical Villanova Theatre 03-28-2017 - 04-09-2017 Villanova Theatre
Joy Harjo Bryn Mawr College Performing Arts Series 03-29-2017 - 03-29-2017 Bryn Mawr College
Marathon Reading of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy University of Pennsylvania - Kelly Writers House 03-30-2017 - 03-30-2017 University of Pennsylvania - Kelly Writers House
XPN Music Film Festival Prince Theater 03-31-2017 - 04-02-2017 Prince Theater
The 20th Annual Fur Ball Morris Animal Refuge 04-01-2017 - 04-01-2017 Independence Seaport Museum
Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival Shofuso Japanese House and Garden 04-01-2017 - 04-09-2017 Horticulture Center
Opening Day at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden Shofuso Japanese House and Garden 04-01-2017 - 04-01-2017 Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
Cabaret Academy of Music 04-04-2017 - 04-09-2017 Academy of Music
Charlotte's Web - Live Children's Theatre Broadway Theatre of Pitman 04-05-2017 - 04-08-2017 Broadway Theatre of Pitman

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