Today A Guide To What's Going On In And Around Philadelphia

Posted: January 02, 1986

The holidays are over but some people are still on a toot. The management and the bands at the Chestnut Cabaret, Ambler Cabaret and 23 East remain in a euphoric state and that's why they're offering three nights of music - today, tomorrow and Saturday - without the usual cover charge. Tonight at 23 East, 23 East Lancaster Avenue, (896-6420) the music maker is Jellyroll; at Ambler Cabaret, 43 E. Butler Pike, (646-8117) it's No. 1 Band, and at the Chestnut Cabaret, 38th and Chestnut (382-1202), the sounds are by Separate Checks.


A fund raiser for Poets and Prophets features the music of the Junior Mints at the Bacchanal Club, 1320 South St. Shows at 10 p.m. and midnight. Admission: $2.


"Philadelphia Urbanscape: Portraits of the City" is the title of an art exhibit on the second and fourth floors of City Hall. It features 32 works by 17 artists and represents 11 neighborhoods from Center City to Kensington. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. It's free. Info: 686-1776.


"Illusions and Realities of 1986" opens its regular performance schedule through March 30 at Theater Center Philadelphia, 622 S. 4th St. Showtimes: Fridays and Saturdays at 11 p.m. and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 and $8 for seniors and students. Info and reservations: 336-9262 and 336-6425.


If your group has an activity going on that might interest a bunch of people, pass it along by writing to: TODAY, c/o Philadelphia Daily News, P.O. Box 7788, 400 N. Broad St., Philadelphia 19101.

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