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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: The science of coffee at La Colombe, a Mural Arts bike tour and Chinese Opera


Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society

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Dark & Stormy
Thursday, March 31
7 - 9:30 p.m.
La Colombe Fishtown, 1335 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia
$75-$125


Curious about the science behind your daily cup of joe? Check out this unique collaboration between La Colombe, the Monell Chemical Senses Center and the Geographical Society of Philadelphia. Try a variety of items from the La Colombe food alongside a coffee and rum tasting, and wine and beer. Listen to Monell olfactory scientists explain how coffee does what it does to your senses. There will also be coffee-themed sensory science demonstrations. 

For more info and to purchase your tickets, click here.

Mural Arts Tours Spring Launch Event
Saturday, April 2
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
PAFA Lenfest Plaza, 128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia
Free


Excited about the warmer weather? The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is, too! Experience the new partnership between Indego Bike Share and Mural Arts by taking a bike tour with Executive Director Jane Golden and Philadelphia Eagles player Connor Barwin. If you're looking to add some style to your own bike, PAFA Arts Educators are leading a workshop to help you trick out your ride with flags, streamers and bells. And if all of that wasn't enough, enjoy a performance from the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts

For more info and to register for the bike tours, click here.

Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society
Saturday, April 2
2 - 5 p.m.
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia
Free


Experience an art form that dates back over two thousand years! The Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society was established in 1999 to promote culture, diversity, and exchange through educational activities and touring engagements. PCOS will perform multiple short plays including Drunken Beauty, The Story of Western-WingQin Xin, Female Warrior Hu Sanniang, and more. The event will also include solo and group instrumental performances.

For more info, click here

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