Pennsylvania Nightlife

Rod Stewart & Santana – Up to 58% Off Concert

CONSOL Energy Center

$71 $30

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Rod Stewart's iconic voice meets the guitar genius of Carlos Santana in a legendary collaboration of rock 'n' roll titans

"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody" – Up to 61% Off

Warner Theatre

$47 $19

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Actors exchange comedic dialogue in a live-action parody of the racy best-selling novel Fifty Shades of Grey

Fall Out Boy – Up to 45% Off

The Pavilion at Montage Mountain

$33 $18

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Two of the biggest pop-punk bands on the planet—Fall Out Boy and Paramore—unite for a summer tour of fan favorites and new hits

"Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles" – Up to 50% Off

Sands Bethlehem Event Center

$52 $26

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Highly acclaimed Broadway tribute featuring the cast of Beatlemania covers Fab Four career trajectory in a detailed performance

"Sweeney Todd" — Up to 66% Off Musical

Theatre Harrisburg at Whitaker Center

$86 $29

Stephen Sondheim's Tony-winning musical follows a mad, vengeful barber who kills his enemies, then has them baked into meat pies

Half Off Pub Food at Hula Bar & Grill

Verona

$20 $10

Famous for wings in flavors from lemon oregano to wasabi ranch; the eatery also whips up specialty pizzas, burgers, and sandwiches

Chanticleer – Up to 51% Off Choral Concert

The Pullo Center

$43 $21

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Grammy-winning ensemble of 12 male vocalists dissects the battle of the sexes with a scalpel made of drum-tight harmonies

50% Off at Drexeline Billiards Club

Drexel Hill

$20 $10

Numerous pool tables are available for casual or competitive play

Up to 54% Off Wine and Cheese Tasting and Tour

Multiple Locations

$35 $17

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Sample five varietals of wines paired with Di Bruno Bros. cheeses and learn about the winemaking process

Up to 54% Off Wine and Cheese Tasting and Tour

Multiple Locations

$35 $17

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Sample five varietals of wines paired with Di Bruno Bros. cheeses and learn about the winemaking process

Comedy Night at Valley Forge Casino Resort – Up to 50% Off

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$30 $15

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Double-headliner nights feature three comedians from television and film each night, including Buddy Fitzpatrick and Paul Venier

50% Off a Wine-Tasting Package

West Chester

$30 $15

Taste wines from a vineyard that started with a homemade winemaking kit more than two decades ago

"Sunset Boulevard" – Up to 31% Off Musical

Media Theatre For The Performing Arts

$42 $29

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Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony-winning musical follows the doomed relationship between a faded silent-film star and a struggling screenwriter

Up to 53% Off Movie Outing at South Pike Cinemas

Sarver

$17 $8

First-run films such as Hotel Transylvania, End of Watch, and Trouble with the Curve

Up to 40% Off Wine Tasting at Monroeville Vineyard & Winery

Upper Pittsgrove

$20 $12

Tasters sample sips of dry reds, semi-sweets and fruit wines that pair with a platter of cheese and crackers

The Fray – Up to 53% Off

Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing

$53 $25

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Grammy-nominated rockers behind "How to Save a Life" treat audiences to piano-driven hits and songs from their newest album, Helios

Pittsburgh Improv – Up to 80% Off Standup

Pittsburgh Improv

$96 $20

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Upcoming comedians include Greg Warren, Taylor Williamson, and "Moesha" and "Martin" alumnus Greg Torry

Twin Hi-Way Drive-In

McKees Rocks

$23 $12

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Double-feature showings of current films on two screens, with groups of two or four sharing buckets of popcorn and fizzy sodas

Up to 67% Off Burger Dinner or Party Rental

Haverford

$28.97 $15

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Juicy burgers meet appetizers such as buffalo-chicken nachos and firecracker shrimp at dinner; party room rental enables private soirees

Ledisi – Up to 64% Off R&B Concert

Tower Theatre

$69 $25

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Eight-time Grammy-nominated songstress stirs with her powerful voice in a soulful evening backed by a Grammy-winning jazz pianist

"The Miracle Worker" – Up to 52% Off Drama

State Theatre Center for the Arts

$31.50 $15

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The inspiring story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, the teacher who helped her learn to communicate with the world

EgoPo Classic Theatre – Up to 40% Off Three Plays

EgoPo Classic Theatre

$80 $48

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Repertory theater's 2013–14 season puts provocative spins on a series of Henrik Ibsen classics

Up to 47% Off Erin Foley Standup Show

Cruze Bar

$54.50 $29

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Erin Foley brings TV- and club-sharpened skills seen to pride weekend, with an afterparty featuring DJ's and a drag show

Up to 61% Off Children's or Adult's Theater

Gamut Classic Theatre

$16 $8

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Shakespearean company looks backstage at a WWII-era production of King Lear; kid's troupe retells the story of Jack and the Giant

Up to Half Off Movie Tickets for Two or Four

Penn Hills

$14 $7

Independently owned and operated theater shows first-run blockbusters complete with popcorn, drinks, and snacks

50% Off Wine Tasting at Chaddsford Winery

Chadds Ford

$28 $14

See facilities and taste 8–10 wines, including dry whites, dry reds, and sweet wines

"Girls Night the Musical" – Up to 49% Off

Keswick Theatre

$76.50 $39

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Girls Night the Musical follows five women sharing life stories during a night of karaoke filled with bawdy laughs and classic songs

BalletFleming – Up to 52% Off

Multiple Locations

$21 $10

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Classic Brothers Grimm tale comes alive through choreography; Baroque music inspires modern dance

Up to 55% Off Lunch or Dinner at Penn Brewery

Troy Hill

$35 $17

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Brewery housed in a 19th-century landmark building has menu filled with European flavors, including pierogi, schnitzel, and wurst

52% Off Standup-Comedy Show

The Westin Philadelphia

$25 $12

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Kyle Grooms, seen on his own Comedy Central special, draws laughs with Calise Hawkins, seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

52% Off Comedy Show at Latitude 40

North Fayette

$60 $29

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Guests can nibble on casual cuisine between bouts of laughter during upcoming comedy shows

Bask in an Intimate Evening of Jazz and BYOB Drinks

Germantown

$25 $25

In his own private jazz salon, guitarist Steve Giordano and friends treat you to original compositions as you sip BYOB drinks

"Seussical the Musical" – Up to 58% Off

Byham Theater

$39.75 $19

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The mischievous Cat in the Hat relates a comical, rhyming tale inspired by the work of the renowned children's book author

67% Off Karaoke and Asian Cuisine

Philadelphia

$150 $50

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Private karaoke rooms offer access to thousands of classic and pop songs as guests nibble on sushi and stir-fry

Artemis Quartet – Up to 54% Off Chamber Music

Carnegie Music Hall

$39 $18

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Berlin-based quartet presents heavy-hitting works by Brahms and Beethoven, and a modernist gem by Kurtág

Half Off Hookah at Infusion Lounge

Philadelphia

$25 $12.50

Enjoy aromatic puffs of smoke from a hookah filled with Starbuzz Exotic flavors such as apple martini or Al Fakher flavors such as grenadine

Up to Half Off Pearl Jam Tribute Band

Altar Bar

$39.91 $20

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Skilled quartet pays tribute to Pearl Jam with spot-on performances of classic hits

79% Off Shisha at Trilogy Hookah Lounge

North Philadelphia East

$60 $12.50

Folks relax while puffing on aromatic, gentle tobacco

Up to 55% Off at Eclipse Hookah Lounge

Philadelphia

$31.96 $15

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Two dozen flavored tobaccos populate the shisha menu at this chilled-out hookah lounge

Up to 75% Off Tribute Concert

Theatre of Living Arts

$40 $10

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Tribute concert series treats rock fans to replications of Eric Clapton's guitar work and the arena anthems of Bad Company

53% Off Hookah and and Appetizer at Leziz Turkish Cuisine

Bella Vista - Southwark

$35.99 $17

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Puff on the flavorful smoke emanating from a hookah while socializing and snacking on the house's buffalo wings

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The Franklin Institute brings hands-on science fun at Pennsylvania's most visited museum. Spanning three floors, the Institute gives a voice to human ingenuity—past and future—with hundreds of interactive exhibits such as The Giant Heart, Changing Earth, and Sports Challenge, as well as explosive live science shows, an indoor SkyBike ride, and the city's tallest IMAX theater,which is 5 stories high. Though now filled with a range of space-age attractions, the Institute began with single purpose.

The Background

Samuel Vaughan Merrick and William H. Keating established The Franklin Institute in 1824, to honor the life and achievements of Benjamin Franklin. In the following decades, the Institute hosted forward thinkers such as Nikola Tesla, who gave a demonstration on wireless telegraphy in 1893. In 1930, the board decided to expand the space into a new science museum—and raised the funds in 12 days. The museum opened to the public in 1934—and in the same year hosted the first public demonstration of an all-electronic TV system.

The Highlights

A visit to The Franklin Institute’s includes access to three floors of permanent interactive exhibits including the iconic, two story tall Giant Heart. Other exhibits include Space Command, which invites visitors to recover an unmanned space probe and examine real astronaut equipment. At Changing Earth, visitors create their own weather patterns, play with steams of water, and build structures that can stand up to earthquakes or all-elephant 5Ks.

At various daily showtimes, the Franklin Theater’s high-contrast screen displays 3D films on animals, earth ecosystems, and human history. In the recently renovated Fels Planetarium, the second oldest in the nation complete with a rooftop observatory, audiences witness projections of weather and space spread across a 60-foot seamless aluminum dome. Daily live science shows draw an enthusiastic crowd, and interactive science carts invite visitors to observe a live heart dissection or try their hand at paper-making.

222 N 20th St
Philadelphia,
PA
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At Bossa Nova, it’s okay to begin a meal with cupcakes. In the baked chicken cupcakes—one of many tapas plates on the menu—mashed potatoes are substituted for frosting, and there’s a garnish of sautéed zucchini. Such innovative recipes are mixed in with a number of classic ones; you can also try fried calamari, spicy tuna tartar wrapped in cucumber, and a bacon, brie, and potato sandwich. These dishes are centered on a communal dining experience, which encourages you to try whatever tapas plate your friend is eating without first pretending to have somehow misplaced your own. In addition to tapas, the kitchen serves up larger entrees such as Spanish chorizo and beef filet.

The restaurant's space is just as eclectic as the cuisine, with a circular bar covered in mosaic tiles acting as the centerpiece. Stop here to order wine and cocktails, and on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, guests head to the dance floor during DJ sets. Chandeliers and vibrant artwork surround the tables spread throughout the dining room, and there are nooks embedded into the walls if you want a more intimate setting.

123 7th St
Pittsburgh,
PA
US

Hard-rock juggernauts Five Finger Death Punch give audiences four for flinching on their Share The Welt tour, a high-octane evening of nail-driving metal and chugging aural concrete. Since bursting onto the scene in 2007 with its gold-selling debut, The Way of the Fist, Five Finger Death Punch has scaled the charts and the musical food chain, gulping its competition like a possessed Takeru Kobayashi. For the tour in support of its latest effort, American Capitalist, the gang enlists an entire posse of heavy hitters. Massachusetts metal mavens All That Remains, fresh from melting soles on the Vans Warped Tour, bludgeon audiences with an arsenal of hits, and hardcore shredders Hatebreed share unkind words as they haze the speed of sound. Adding power-chord crunch to the show, Fort Wayne’s Rains sprinkles audiences with raw and emotional sonic sleet.

520 Hamilton Street
Allentown,
PA
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A lengthy lineup of traditional game-day fare and a sports atmosphere captivate fans at Fox and Hound - Bailey's, where the kitchen remains open as late as its neighboring fully stocked bar. Chefs cook until the wee hours of the morning and always until the bar closes, baking Bavarian pretzel starters, crafting towers of onion rings, and preparing hand-battered chicken tenders that are cooked until they are golden brown. They blend their own seasonings to sprinkle over grilled-to-order burgers, and draw from a diverse roster of cheeses and toppings to crown their wood-oven-inspired flatbreads.

While manning the bars, bartenders tap into a stash of libations, such as UV Whipped vodka and Patron Silver tequila, to mix their specialty cocktails. To further foster a sporting ambiance, high-definition TVs glow with sports games and custom music-video playlists, and guests partake in pastimes of ump bashing, billiards, or competitive people watching.

250 Millcreek Plz
Erie,
PA
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In 1989, Dan Gallagher and Dan Smith joined their respective names and began pursuing one common goal: to bring a contemporary alternative to Berks County's dining scene. The 40-seat eatery was successful in the Dans' hands until 2005, when Bill Woolworth and MD. Monir stopped in for dinner, fell in love with the place, and decided to buy it.

Though much of the space's original charm remains intact, the new owners gussied up the decor with white tablecloths and floral arrangements, and they solicited the help of executive chef Jason Hook to lighten the rotating menu. Jason draws on his experience studying in France and working at The Four Seasons in New York to craft healthful, contemporary French- and Californian-inspired dishes. In every preparation, he highlights the ingredients' natural tastes, often pairing local cuts of meat and poultry with fresh, seasonal ingredients and luxurious flourishes such as truffles or Lamborghini-scented foam.

Hook, Woolworth, and Monir also frequently evaluate their wine selections to ensure that they pair well with the evolving menu, which changes every week. While sipping glasses of red or white, diners can question servers about the building's rich history in the Penn's Common Historic District. Before the restaurant settled into the space, it was inhabited by an old-style soda dive, a prison doctor's home, and a grassland populated with roaming dinosaurs.

1049 Penn St
Reading,
PA
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The Electric City Trolley Station & Museum provides a hands-on opportunity for visitors of all ages to discover the history of Electric Traction systems and the impact they had on Northeast Pennsylvania and beyond. This historic attraction also includes a 10 mile Trolley Excursion which stops at the Iron Furnaces, travels through the 4,747 ft. long Laurel Line Tunnel and tours the Trolley works building at Montage.

300 Cliff St
Scranton,
PA
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