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Celebrating Our Destination City

Local tourism industry recognizes success and networks for the future.

The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) held their annual luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at the National Constitution Center. Rep. Dwight Evans led a toast to PHLCVB's Diversity Division for a decade of raising Philadelphia’s profile as an ethnically diverse convention and visitor destination by showcasing the city’s vibrant multicultural communities. On hand to...

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PAFA Wine Event is Impressive

Annual fundraiser benefits students and the community.

The 19th Annual Bacchanal Wine Gala & Auction took place Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Bacchanal is the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts’ flagship wine affair. The event was attended by over 350 wine and art lovers and raises over $500,000 annually to support PAFA student scholarships and community education programs.

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That’s What Friends Are For

Local and national notables fete Dionne Warwick

The Marian Anderson Award — named for the legendary soprano from South Philadelphia — honored Dionne Warwick this year. The star-studded gala was held at the Kimmel Center. The night began with a cocktail party, then guests settled down for a delicious dinner by Garces Catering. Afterwards, everyone headed into the performance hall for a musical tribute to the iconic star. Her long time friend Clive Davis...

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Circadium Rhythms

Circus school hold first ever gala

The inaugural gala for the Circadium School of Contemporary Circus was held Nov. 4.  The much anticipated gala had over 200 guests, including over 40 volunteer artists.  The sold out event held in West Mt. Airy, at 6440 Green Street, included performances by aerialists, acrobats, jugglers and more to entertain the guests.

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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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Liberty City Press is an independent weekly newspaper distributed by the Philadelphia Multi-Cultural Media Network whose members include Philadelphia Sunday Sun, The Philadelphia Gay News, Al Dia, The Metro Chinese Weekly and The Metro Viet News.

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