Events 6/1-6/7: Pizzeria Vetri x Amberella, Headwig and the Angry Inch, Hiphop Hoedown at Bartram’s, West Philly Porchfest, Dollar Stroll & More!

The latest and greatest things happening in Philly and Camden from Friday, June 1 to Thursday, June 7. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


PV X Amberella

Friday, June 1  

6 – 9 pm

Pizzeria Vetri

1615 Chancellor St.   

Cost: Pay as you go

Philadelphia street artist Amberella has teamed up with Pizzeria Vetri for Pride Month! Amberella has designed a limited edition pizza box, and during the month of June, $1 from every Pride Pizza sold at Pizzeria Vetri will be donated to Philly Gay Pride. Don’t miss the launch party for this partnership!


Hedwig and the Angry Inch

June 1 – 24

8 pm

Ruba Club- Ballroom Theater

416 Green St.

Cost: $25-35  

This performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch pays homage to the performance written by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask. Don’t miss this 20th anniversary production of this iconic rock musical!


Hiphop Hoedown to Support Sankofa Community Farm

Friday, June 1

8 pm – 12 am

Bartram’s Garden  

5400 Lindbergh Blvd.

Cost: $20

Come out for an awesome dance party to support the Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden! This 21+ event is sure to be bumping with beats from DJs Femi Oluwafemi, Matthew Law, and DJ lil’dave.


Reconstructing Rangoli

Friday, June 1

7:30 – 10:30 pm

Asian Arts Initiative

1219 Vine St.  

Cost: $15-30

Join the Altruistic Artist Foundation and Pavana Reddy for a performance inspired by her book, “Rangoli.” This performance will be full of poetry, music, and movement-based interpretations of immigrant stories, and Pavana Reddy herself will be reading curated selections of her work.


Opening – Collective Conscious: The Art of Social Change

Friday, June 1

6 – 8pm

The African American Museum in Philadelphia

710 Arch St.

Cost: Free with RSVP  

Join the AAMP for the opening of their spring/summer 2018 exhibition, Collective Conscious: The Art of Social Change. This event will include performances by local poets, as well as wine and light fare.


West Philly Porchfest

Saturday, June 2nd   

12 – 6 pm

West Philadelphia

Cost: Free

Wander through Philadelphia for the annual West Philly Porchfest! This do-it-yourself musical festival features free shows on porches all throughout the neighborhood. You might even find your new favorite band!


JAWS in concert w/ The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Saturday, June 2nd   

7:30 pm

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts  

5201 Parkside Ave.

Cost: $35-65

Movies at the Mann season kicks off with Jaws In Concert! The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia will perform John Williams’ Academy Award-winning score while the full-length, feature film plays on three giant screens.


10th Annual Strawberry Festival at Historic Strawberry Mansion

Saturday, June 2nd   

12 – 2 pm

Historic Strawberry Mansion

2450 Strawberry Mansion Dr.

Cost: Free

Historic Strawberry Mansion celebrates its spring harvest during the 10th Annual Strawberry Festival, featuring tours of the Mansion fruit orchard, where visitors can pick their own berries and free tours of Historic Strawberry Mansion.  


Opening: The Inspirational Journey of Dressler Smith

Sunday, June 3

2 – 5 pm

Camden FireWorks

1813 South Broadway, Waterfront South  

Cost: Free

Camden FireWorks is kicking off the summer season with an exhibition of oils and pastels by nationally acclaimed artist and author Dressler Smith. Join Camden FireWorks for refreshments, good company and inspiration!


Sacred Places/Civic Spaces Launch & Precedent Exhibition  

Tuesday, June 5th

Center for Architecture and Design

1218 Arch St.

Cost: $10-20

Sacred Places/Civic Spaces will re-envision underutilized, purpose-built religious properties as community hubs. This partnership between the Community Design Collaborative and Partners for Sacred Places will add to the dialogue to dialogue about the intersection between historic sacred places and communities. Don’t miss this launch and exhibition!


2018 Camden Environmental Summit

Wednesday, June 6th

8:30 am – 2 pm

Rutgers-Camden Campus Center

326 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102

Cost: $25 (Free to Camden residents)

Join the Camden Collaborative Initiative and the Camden SMART initiative to explore equitable and creative solutions to climate change in the Camden Region at the 2018 Camden Environmental Summit.


Dollar Stroll

Thursday, June 7th

5:30 – 7:30 pm

4300 Baltimore Ave.

Cost: Pay as you go

Anyone with a dollar in their pocket can stroll down Baltimore Ave. and find something great during the Baltimore Ave. Dollar Stroll! Vendors and businesses between 43rd and 52nd St. will offer $1 bargains such as $1 pours of craft beer, various small bites, and more!