Finance Bible for 20-30 Somethings: Get financial advice to live by from a New York Times bestselling personal finance expert. Author Beth Kobliner will cover everything a young person needs to know to get on the path to long-lasting financial security, from debt and housing issues to banking, investing, taxes and insurance. This event is free and will be held at 6 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania bookstore.
Stand-Up for Free: Check out Philly’s best stand-up talent showcasing their signature sets on Thursday. You won’t want to miss “The Debate.” Each Thursday two different seasoned comics engage in a structured, yet heated debate on useless topics (past topics include: Who would be a better wingman, Darth Vader or Scorpion from Mortal Kombat?) The free laughs are being held at the Raven Lounge in Center City at 8:30 p.m.
Orchestra with a Flare: Enjoy the Philadelphia Orchestra with an International twist. Sir Simon Rattle puts together a program pairing musical visions from two Austrian masters. Created a century apart, these two works shine forth with genius and beauty of different times. The program opens with one of Mozart's grandly festive concertos and British pianist Imogen Cooper will make his debut. You can see this powerful showcase of music at the Kimmel Center Thursday at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $39-$115.