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Responsible Revelry by the River

Cause-driven gala benefits cancer research

The Friends of the AACR Foundation hosted a “Party with a Purpose” at the Hyatt Penns Landing. The gala benefitted the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) with this years funds designated to fight Ovarian Cancer. This year’s honorees were Dan and Sarah Keating, and Dr. Gina Mantia-Smaldone.

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Night’s Star-filled Night in Fishtown

Shyamaween had celebrities out to be bad and do good

On Saturday, Oct. 28, film director M. Night Shyamalan and his wife Dr. Bhavna Shyamalan, hosted Shyamaween at Punchline Comedy Club in Fishtown. The tagline for the Halloween extravaganza or guest to “Be Bad. Do Good.” Currently Shyamalan is filming “Glass” in Philly, a movie starring Bruce Willis, Sarah Paulson, and Samuel L Jackson. The stars attended the fundraiser along with nearly...

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Ping Pong-A-Palooza

Halloween cancer research fundraiser is full of surprises

Philadelphia Eagle Rodney McLeod hosted a Halloween Ping Pong-A-Palooza Fundraiser at SPiN Philly ping pong club. The event benefitted the American Association for Cancer Research Foundation. Rodney and his teammates greeted guests, signed autographs and joined in games of table tennis. Guests also enjoyed an open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and bid on silent auctions. Rodney is an ambassador for AACR in honor of...

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Philadelphia Theatre Company Season Opens

Powerful play celebrates Philly premiere

The Philadelphia Theatre Company celebrated the opening of their theater season with the Philadelphia premiere of “Wrestling Jerusalem.” The one-man play, written and performed by Aaron Davidman, runs through Nov. 5 at the Suzanne Roberts Theater. Guests at the opening reception enjoyed light bites and cocktails, while enjoying the opportunity to meet the artist and ask questions about the show.

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Cocktails With a Kick

Starfinder Foundation fundraiser benefits soccer programs

Cozen O’Connor hosted “Cocktails with a Kick” which raised funds for Starfinder Foundation earlier this month. Since 2002, Starfinder’s soccer, educational, and personal development programs have been inspiring young people from underserved communities to achieve success both on and off the field. Starfinder helps youth become healthier, more successful in school, and...

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Fall Gracefully

PA Ballet Gala showcases upcoming season

The Pennsylvania Ballet hosted their Fall Gala titled “A Night of Enchantment” to celebrate their new season. The event took place at The Union League, where guests enjoyed a cocktail hour before making their way into the Lincoln Ballroom, where they enjoyed dinner and performances from the season’s most popular shows, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake.

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Up on the Roof at Bok

Local chefs serve up spectacular delicacies with a spectacular view

More than a dozen of East Passyunk Avenue’s award-winning chefs served up dishes way up at the Bok Bar during the 2nd annual “Up on the Roof” fundraising party. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and small plates, a raffle, a cash bar, DJ Christophonic and a spectacular sunset over the Philadelphia skyline. Proceeds from the event go to EPA programs and services.

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Up on the Roof at Bok

Local chefs serve up spectacular delicacies with a spectacular view

More than a dozen of East Passyunk Avenue’s award-winning chefs served up dishes way up at the Bok Bar during the 2nd annual “Up on the Roof” fundraising party. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and small plates, a raffle, a cash bar, DJ Christophonic and a spectacular sunset over the Philadelphia skyline. Proceeds from the event go to EPA programs and services.

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Hatching Fashion’s Future Generations

Results of Philadelphia Fashion Incubator walk the runway

The annual Philly Fashion Week took to the catwalk on September 18th at Dilworth Park, opening with its Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Style Gala.  This most fashionable event included a runway show with a shopping event that included works of former and present designers-in-residence. 

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Serving Up Fun

Ping-pong and glamour inaugurate new club

The ping-pong social club SPiN officially opened in Philadelphia recently with a grand party which attracted celebrities, influencers and the fashionable of Philadelphia. The 12,000-Square-Foot Ping Pong Bar opened at 211 S. 15th Street with hosts Robert Covington of the 76ers, renowned artist King Saladeen and legendary rapper Schoolly D. participating in games through out the night.

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Celebrating Those Who Give Back

Celebrating with almost 300 guests in attendance, “The Made Man Honoree Reception and Suit Drive” was held at the Comcast Center in Center City. The distinguished event honored the outstanding achievements of 50 African-American men who are giving back to the Philadelphia community and was presented by The Philadelphia 76ers, 100 Black Men of America, Inc., the Urban League, and Blueprint Global Group.

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