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Relive the groundbreaking operatic experience that was O17, Opera Philadelphia's inaugural season-opening festival. From September 14-25, 2017, the city became a stage as over 260 artists came together for 31 performances in 12 days at six venues—including three world premieres! Video retrieved from  
September 28, 2017
Press release by Camino Books
September 28, 2017
Article by Eric Toll, GPA Ambassador.
September 27, 2017
Did you miss the speech delivered by Jake Tapper, CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent, on September 7, during the Philadelphia World Heritage City Celebration? Watch the video below!
September 25, 2017
News release from the Penn Museum - September 22, 2017 PHILADELPHIA, PA 2017—As the fall season kicks off, the Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology) in Philadelphia offers new and expanded regularly scheduled programming geared to children and their families—making a trip to the Museum a fun and engaging exploration of the world.
September 22, 2017
Do you want to help those affected by the earthquake in Mexico on September 19, 2017? Please follow the simple steps below on
September 20, 2017
The event was featured on television! (clips below) Source: CBS Philly, 6abc Action News and PHL17
September 11, 2017
Did you miss the beautiful speech of Lee Minaidis, Deputy Secretary General of the Organization of World Heritage Cities, on September 7, during the Philadelphia World Heritage City Celebration? You can read it here!
September 11, 2017