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July 2015



Out and About: July 20, 2015

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Barnes Foundation offering arboretum tours
Explore the Barnes’ outdoor space in Merion before summer slips away. The Arboretum features 31 state champion trees and a “remarkable example of 20th century landscape design.” More information can be found at
When: Now through late September
Where: Barnes Arboretum, 300 N. Latch’s Lane, Merion
Cost: $5 for non-members, free for members

Old City restaurant week
Experience some of the neighborhood’s best restaurants at a discounted rate. Some of the dining destination’s participating restaurants include Amada, Positano Coast, and Wedge + Fig. More information is available at
When: Now through July 25
Where: Participating restaurants
Cost: $15, $25, and $35 (not including gratuity or taxes)

Come Together Dance Festival returns to Philly
Presented by Koresh Dance and the Knight Foundation, 33 companies will unite for 5 days to display the best of Philadelphia dance. The third annual festival will have a bit of everything, from contemporary to tap, ballet to physical theater. More information is available at
When: Wednesday, July 22 through Sunday, July 26; performance times vary
Where: Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street
Cost: $25-35 for tickets; $49-99 for passes

“Ingress Egress” opening reception
Paradigm Gallery + Studio will be presenting new works by Hannah Stouffer and Hillary White. Both are 3-D, mixed media artists known for their use of imagery and colors. More information is available at
When: July 24 at 5:30 p.m.; exhibit is open until September 12
Where: Paradigm Gallery + Studio, 746 S. 4th Street
Cost: Free