Northern Liberties Debuts New Socially-Distanced Artists at Work Exhibition and Art Crawl

2020-09-09T17:03:05-04:00September 9th, 2020|

Artist Miriam Singer is one of the artists featured in "Artists at Work," an event taking place September 12 - September 30 in Northern Liberties. This weekend, you can Northern Liberties Business Improvement District announces the debut of  a new socially-distanced art exhibition and crawl titled "Artists at Work." Artists at Work exhibition [...]

Local Author Spotlight: Donna Galanti Launches New Children’s Series

2020-08-06T17:21:40-04:00August 6th, 2020|

Donna Galanti is an author living in Doylestown that recently launched a new series aimed at children in the middle grades. We reached out to Donna to talk about her latest project, what inspires her, and advice she can give to aspiring writers. HM (Happenings Media): What is your most recent published work? What is [...]

Bark 4 Art and Help Homeless Animals!

2019-10-30T12:35:55-04:00October 30th, 2019|

Help the homeless animals of Philadelphia! On Saturday November 23, the Paw It 4ward Foundation is hosting a live auction at Twenty-two Gallery to raise funds for homeless animals. Bark 4 Art will feature works from local artists up for bidding through a live and silent auction. There will be everything from custom art, photography [...]

Immersive Art Installation to Bring Philadelphia Arts and Mural Traditions to Life

2018-06-15T20:00:21-04:00June 15th, 2018|

At FIGMAGO, you become the artist Secret passageways, live dancing shadows, and color changing murals await visitors at FIGMAGO, Philadelphia’s imaginative new tourist attraction. Opening in July, this hands-on art adventure is the latest collaboration between internationally renowned muralist, Meg Saligman Studio, and preeminent dance company, Brian Sanders’ JUNK. Philadelphia is globally distinguished [...]

Printmarker Terri Fridkin Exhibits “Convergence” at Muse Gallery

2017-09-13T12:45:51-04:00September 13th, 2017|

diptych Good Vibes, monotype, intaglio by Terri Fridkin Local printmaker Terri Fridkin will be exhibiting “Convergence” at MUSE Gallery, 52 N. 2nd Street in Old City Philadelphia, October 4–29. The public is invited to a First Friday reception on October 6, 5–8pm. Also at MUSE, Fridkin will be participating in POST (Philadelphia Open Studio Tours) on Sunday, October [...]

Philly Happening Artist Series: Steve Teare, Pet Caricaturist

2017-04-26T18:57:46-04:00April 26th, 2017|

Teare's specialty is anthropomorphic illustrations of pets dressed up like the elite of yesteryear.   The Philly Happening Artist Series is a reoccurring feature that  showcases unique Philadelphia artists. By Devon Hamilton for Philly Happening Have you ever dreamed of having your cat and dog’s personalities captured in colorful brushstrokes, as your favorite characters from The X-Files, Scully [...]

“A Franklin for All Seasons and All Reasons”: Robling Portrays Founding Father with Intelligence and Passion

2018-01-16T22:25:25-05:00January 18th, 2017|

"When I talk to students—I emphasize that as soon as is possible for you, work at something you love. Many of us spend a lot of years not doing that. Eventually I was able to make a living doing what I love doing. It really makes a difference."~ Bill Robling, historic interpreter of Benjamin Franklin, [...]

Bloodrunners Has Something for Everyone to Sink Their Teeth Into

2016-08-26T15:31:26-04:00August 26th, 2016|

   Local actress, Kelly Buterbaugh, on the set of Bloodrunners, a locally-filmed movie. Blood. Prohibition. Vampires. Speakeasies. These are the themes that run thicker than blood through the new, locally-filmed movie, Bloodrunners. The film, which features Ice-T, the legendary gangsta hip-hop emcee and Law & Order SVU actor,  will be shown this weekend in Philadelphia [...]

Blood is Thicker than Water: Locally-filmed movie, Bloodrunners, Debuts at Private Actor’s Screening

2016-08-27T12:57:39-04:00August 26th, 2016|

Local actress, Julie Ek (left) with Airen Delamater, and Ice-T, on the set of Bloodrunners, a locally filmed movie.  Blood. Prohibition. Vampires. Speakeasies. These are the themes that run thicker than blood through the new, locally-filmed movie, Bloodrunners. The film, which features Ice-T, the legendary gangsta hip-hop emcee and Law & Order SVU actor,  will [...]

Surf-Rock Meets Alternative: Bel Heir Leaves Fresh Prints on Music World

2017-07-29T11:06:23-04:00August 25th, 2016|

  Seven years after graduating from North Penn High School, Patrick Mencel of Bel Heir had a contract with RCA records. Bel Heir's distinct sound,“The Police meets Red Hot Chili Peppers," as Mencel describes it-- a fusion of surf-rock elements with a gritty alternative feel--brings fresh perspective to the music world. Mencel and his Philadelphia-based band [...]

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