WHYY Events Calendar

WHYY Events Calendar

WHYY events connect you to the best that public media and the region have to offer, including meet-and-greet opportunities with your favorite personalities like Ira Glass, Terry Gross and yes, Daniel Tiger; film screenings; policy forums; tastings; trolley tours; and much, much more. Not a WHYY member? Join today!



WHYY Event Series



Complete WHYY Events Calendar



Rick Steves: Travel as a Political Act Live Discussion

Rick Steves: Travel as a Political Act Live Discussion

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When: Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Harrison Auditorium, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

In this provocative slideshow lecture, Rick Steves will explain how to travel more thoughtfully to any destination. Drawing from lessons he learned while exploring Europe, Central America, Asia, and the Middle East, Rick will explain that by traveling thoughtfully you can take home the greatest souvenir: a broader perspective.


An Afternoon with Elisabeth Perez-Luna and the Association for Public Art

An Afternoon with Elisabeth Perez-Luna and the Association for Public Art

When: Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Enjoy a curated tour of public art in Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Center City Districts with WHYY Arts and Culture Producer and Reporter Elisabeth Perez-Luna, and Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Association for Public Art, Penny Balkin Bach.


Stories from the heart

Stories from the Heart

When: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join WHYY's The Pulse and the Annals of Internal Medicine for Stories from the Heart, an intimate Story Slam event where physicians and patients share personal accounts of heartbreak, healing, and hope related to their interactions with medicine.


Michael Lewis with Radio Times

Michael Lewis with Radio Times

This event is sold out.
When: Friday, December 9, 2016 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

LIVE HOUR: For this special edition of Radio Times, Marty talks with Michael Lewis, best-selling author of The Big Short, Moneyball, and The Blind Side.


A Victorian High Tea

A Victorian High Tea

When: Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cairnwood Estate, 1005 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19006

Join WHYY for a members-only high tea reception with guided tours of Cairnwood Estate’s historic gowns and Christmas exhibition, “Variations in Vintage Velvet: Pile, Pattern and Plush c. 1882-1940.”


Ask Terry

Ask Terry

When: Thursday, December 15, 2016 from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Wish you could get Terry’s insight on a current issue? Or interested in learning more about the art of interviewing? Join us for a town hall where Fresh Air fans get to run the interview.


America's Test Kitchen Favorite Hacks and Gadgets

America's Test Kitchen Favorite Hacks and Gadgets

When: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Prepare to be wowed as Julia and Bridget demonstrate a series of clever tips for food prep, cleaning, organizing, entertaining, transporting food and last-minute substitutions to help home cooks do it all with what’s already on hand.


Lunch with Marketplace Host Kai Ryssdal

Lunch with Marketplace Host Kai Ryssdal

When: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

As host and senior editor of Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal is one of the most recognizable voices in the country. Each day he translates valuable business and economic news for millions of listeners, from Wall Street to the Oval Office. Join Kai Ryssdal and WHYY's Jennifer Lynn for a lunchtime conversation about the economic outlook for the United States with Donald Trump as President.


The Bad Kids

Free Film Screening: The Bad Kids

When: Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: The National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

WHYY partners with different community groups to host screenings of documentary films from the Indie Lens Pop-Up series. The second film in our series is The Bad Kids.


For the Love of Music

For the Love of Music

When: Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Curtis Institute of Music, Lenfest Hall, 1616 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

WHYY invites you to an evening of elegance and music. Guests will enjoy a performance by today’s finest, young classical musicians, a sparkly conversation with "On Stage at Curtis" Producer Lillian Paulmier and a sumptuous three-course meal.


The Best and Most Beautiful Things

Free Film Screening: The Best and Most Beautiful Things

When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: The National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

WHYY partners with different community groups to host screenings of documentary films from the Indie Lens Pop-Up series. The third film in our series is The Best and Most Beautiful Things.


Real Boy

Free Film Screening: Real Boy

When: Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: The National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

WHYY partners with different community groups to host screenings of documentary films from the Indie Lens Pop-Up series. The fourth film in our series is Real Boy.







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