Events 3/29-4/4: Philly Wine Week, Boots Riley at LightBox, Antique & Vintage Flea Market at Cherry St. Pier & More

Some of the most interesting things happening across the region from Friday, March 29th to Thursday, April 4th. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


Friends, Peace & Sanctuary Exhibition Opening & Communal Dinner

Friday, March 29th

4:30 – 8:30 pm

Swarthmore College-McCabe Library

500 College Rd

Cost: Free

Join Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary book artists, project collaborators, and project team members for dinner and conversation about art, empathy, place, and belonging. The exhibition and dinner are free and open to the public, but registration is required for the Communal Dinner catered by Aria Mediterranean Cuisine.


The Clap Back: Benefiting Small But Mighty Arts

Friday, March 29th

9 pm

Johnny Brenda’s

1201 Frankford Ave

Cost: $10

The Clap Back is a benefit concert and art exhibit held annually in Philadelphia that seeks to raise funding for and awareness about organizations that support Women/ LGBTQIA rights and artistic expression. Small But Might Arts works to deepen engagement between artists and the community through the facilitation of partnership programs, resource connections, information-sharing, funding, and advising. Enjoy music by Dianna Lopez, Rieko Copeland, Saturn Alexander, DJ Love, and Nash. Hosted by The Hoe and The Hopeless, art curation by Keturah Benson, and treats from Black Dragon Breakfast Club.


Cimafunk + Dilemastronauta

Friday, March 29th

7:30 – 10:30 pm

The Galleries at Moore

1916 Race St.

Cost: $15

Most recently named by Billboard as one of the “Top 10 Latin Artist to Watch in 2019,” and referred to as the “James Brown of Cuba,” CIMAFUNK has been turning Cuba upside down with a powerful movement of Cuban Rhythms and Funk. Also performing will be Brooklyn/Colombia’s own Dilemastronauta (if Cimafunk is Cuba’s James Brown, then Dilemastronauta is Colombia’s Sun Ra).


Antique & Vintage Market at Cherry Street Pier

Saturday, March 30th

8 am – 7 pm

Cherry Street Pier

121 N Columbus Blvd

Cost: Pay as you go

Philly Flea Markets present Antique and Vintage Market at Cherry Street Pier. The market will feature more than 75 vendors with antique furniture, collectibles, vintage jewelry and clothing, home furnishings, artwork, great food and so much more!


Friends, Peace & Sanctuary Community Celebration

Saturday, March 30th

12 – 6 pm

Swarthmore College  

500 College Ave

Cost: Free

Sample a range of Syrian and Iraqi cuisine at the Friends, Peace & Sanctuary Community Celebration. With multiple, all-age activities, there will be something for everyone in your family to enjoy.


Philly Wine Week: Opening Corks

Sunday, March 31st

6 – 9 pm

The 19th Floor of the Bellevue Hotel

200 S. Broad St.

Cost: $65 General Admission; $40 Trade; $125 VIP

Check out Philly Wine Week’s signature kick-off event where guests may mingle as they sample over 100 sought-after and intriguing wines alongside bites from the city’s best restaurants including Walnut Street Cafe, Barbuzzo, The Good King Tavern and Barcelona Wine Bar.


Sex and Wine: Powerful, Sultry, and Smooth

Monday, April 1st

6:30 – 8:30 pm

Jet Wine Bar

1525 South St.

Cost: $50

Taste wines all along the gender spectrum, and talk about their traits. Come out for this fun and spirited evening of wine and conversation about sex and gender in wine. Plus, you’ll be joined by a special guest host, Queen Miss Karen Vonsay!


Wine Quizzo

Tuesday, April 2nd

6 – 9 pm

Vintage Wine Bar

129 S 13 St.

Cost: Pay as you go

Stop in and put your wine knowledge to the test! Bring your friends and test how much you know your wine, with 4 rounds of Wine Quizzo. Wine Prizes & gift cards will be given out all night long!


Revolution is the Solution: A Conversation with Boots Riley

Wednesday, April 3rd

6 – 8 pm

Lightbox Film Center, International House

3701 Chestnut St.

Cost: Free(Admission is first come first serve)

Come out for a public conversation on art, activism, and organizing with Boots Riley, Director of ‘Sorry to Bother You’, poet, rapper, producer, community organizer.


Tattooed Mom Presents: Crime and Cookies

Thursday, April 4th 

8:30 – 10 pm

Tattooed Mom

530 South St.

Cost: Pay as you go

Get your true crime fix AND your sugar fix. Two local comedians will host a live interactive comedy show focusing on the survivors of the most notorious true crime stories. Bake sale items donated by Batter & Crumbs to raise money for End the Backlog!