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Here are the top 5 Campus Philly picks for events going on in Philly this week. For more events, visit the Campus Philly Events Calendar campusphilly.org/calendar
Price: $35 dinner, $20 lunch | When: January 30th to February 3rd | Where: Center City
Like a deliciously-delectable dream, restaurant week is fading away, leaving you with only five days left to get your fill of Philly’s favorite dishes. For only $35 for a three course meal, you can take a seat at some of Philadelphia’s most coveted (and expensive) dining tables, including Larcoix, Oyster House, and Barbuzzo – all Philly Mag top 10 picks. Remember to save money by heading to lunch instead of dinner at participating restaurants for $15 dollars less, or dropping by Pizzeria Stella’s “Pizza Week” featuring a three-course lunch or dinner for only $25.
The Asteroid Galaxy Tour
Price: $15 | When: February 2nd, 8:30 pm | Where: Union Transfer, 1024 Spring Garden St.
Face it: Americans are shamelessly obsessed with Europe. Fortunately, The Asteroid Galaxy Tour gives us a good reason. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, this psychedelic pop band began their launch into fame when featured on the hit TV series Chuck, Suits, and Gossip Girl with their popular tracks “The Golden Age,” “Lady Jesus” and “Around the Bend.” With the price of admission a lot cheaper than a ticket to Denmark, make sure to see the band while they are on this side of the pond.
Art After Five: Philadelphia Dance Party with DJ Cosmo Baker
Price: $16, $12 with student ID | When: February 3rd, 5:00 – 8:45 pm | Where: The Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th St and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Every Friday, the Philadelphia Museum of Art is transformed into a live music venue with free international or jazz music sets, guided tours of the exhibits, and Starr Restaurant Group catering. But it definitely isn’t every Friday that the museum is transformed into Philadelphia’s hottest night club courtesy of DJ Cosmo Baker. Founder of the Brooklyn’s internationally known DJ/remix collective “The Rub,” this world famous DJ is sure to spin tracks hot enough to make Picasso dance (and you, too).
The Marriage Equality Cabaret presented by Five Minute Follies
Price: $15 | When: February 4th, 8:00 | Where: The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St
This Cabaret for a cause is an all-in-one extravaganza featuring singers, dancers, comedians, magicians, storytellers and most importantly positive messages about marriage equality. You can even be part of the show by emailing audio or video of your act to firstname.lastname@example.org. The cabaret promises to be as outrageously entertaining as it is outrageously charitable, with all proceeds from ticket sales benefiting Freedom to Marry.
Rock to the Future Benefit
Price: $9 | When: February 5th, 8:00 | Where: World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St
Still feeling generous? This World Café Live event benefits Rock to the Future, a nonprofit organization that provides free music lessons and homework help to low-income Philadelphia youth. With three Philadelphia based bands including Polar Ice Cap, The Danger O’s and Fast Car delivering a mix of indie and alternative rock, 60’s pop and 70’s punk, synthetic and classical music, your ears are sure to benefit as well.
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