At left, the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby; at right,  the 9th Street Italian Market Festival.  

Best Things

About Philly

This Week

(Week ending May 22)

It's definitely a week for festivals, from the highly eccentric to the simply delicious. And, speaking of eccentric, Mel Brooks is at The Kimmel Center  for a revival of his 1974 hit comedy Blazing Saddles.

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Fresh off the SNL season finale, Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett comes to The Electric Factory on Thursday.


Creative Africa, a panoramic view of the art of a continent from the 16th  to the 21st century, is on at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


The Stinky Cheese Man is fairly stupid fun for a holiday weekend with the kids. Now at The Arden..