Events 3/5-3/21: ‘Hamilton Was Here’ at AmRev Museum, ‘Us’ Advanced Screening, Israeli Film Festival & More

Some of the most interesting things happening across the region from Friday, March 15th to Thursday, March 21st. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


MINKA Masquerade

Friday, March 15th

8 pm – 2 am  

Warehouse on Watts

923 N. Watts St.

Cost: $10

Mystery. Sensuality. Dance. Come out for an evening you’ll never remember. There will be bands, DJ’s, and freaks all night. Be sure to dress to impress; masks are provided at the door to first 200 revelers!  


Sad and Boujee  

Saturday, March 16th

10 pm  

Voltage Lounge

421 N. 7th St.

Cost: $10

It’s the combo you didn’t know you needed, SAD & BOUJEE (Emo meets Trap Rap Party). You’ll be sure to hear tracks from Drake, My Chemical Romance, Post Malone, Panic At The Disco, MIGOS, and Fall Out Boy just to name a few. Get ready to dance the winter blues away.


Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia  

Sunday, March 17th

10 am – 5 pm  

Museum of the American Revolution

101 South Third St.

Cost: $13-25  

Journey through Hamilton’s Philadelphia in Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia! Through playful interactives, scenic environments, and facilitated games, visitors will actively engage in the challenges of founding and maintaining a country and will be inspired to carry these lessons forward as they face the challenges of citizenship today.  


Israeli Film Festival

March 16+17

Various times

Various locations

Cost: $6-18

Join the Israeli Film Festival for their 23rd festival season! The 2019 Opening Weekend is at the Lightbox Film Center at the International House and at the Ritz East. The first two films to be shown are The Unorthodox and Echo.


GFN Philly Qappy Hour at Yards Brewery

Wednesday, March 20

5:30 – 8 pm

Yards Brewery

500 Spring Garden St.

Cost: $75 – $200

Enjoy happy hour and support a great cause. The net proceeds from the event will be benefiting Philadelphia’s own, Playworks, a non-profit that helps schools and districts start with recess to see gains throughout the school day. Your ticket gets you access to an open bar and a portion of your ticket is tax deductible.


Us Advanced Screening at the Roxy

Thursday, March 21st

7 – 11 pm  

PFS Roxy Theater

2023 Sansom St.

Cost: $7-12

Get a first look at Jordan Peele’s latest film, Us, at the Roxy! A mother and a father take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.