New Grant Funds Art at Bartram’s in Southwest Philadelphia

2015-07-14T14:06:28+00:00July 14th, 2015|

The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program announced today that it is among 38 recipients of ArtPlace America’s 2015 National Grants Program. ArtPlace, one of the nation’s largest philanthropies dedicated to creative placemaking, is investing $415,000 in Southwest Philadelphia to further integrate arts and culture into the field of community planning and development. ArtPlace selected [...]

City Gets New Mural Honoring the Pope’s Visit

2015-06-10T21:25:40+00:00June 10th, 2015|

Earlier this month the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program announced plans to create a mural, sponsored by Wells Fargo & Company, honoring the World Meeting of Families and the historic visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia in September 2015. Inspired by the theme of the World Meeting of [...]

Jay Z Returns to Philly for Made in America Music Festival

2015-05-23T00:00:41+00:00May 22nd, 2015|

Jay Z will once again return to Philly on Labor Day for the Made in America Music Festival on September 5 and 6. The festival will feature three entrances: the main entrance at 22nd Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a second general admission entrance at 23rd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, and a VIP entrance [...]

Get Fashionable and Be Philanthropic – All At The Same Time

2015-02-18T14:24:26+00:00February 18th, 2015|

Grab your most fashionable outfit and dust off those stilettos you wear once a year because it’s fashion week in Philadelphia! And new this year – something that’ll surely attract attention – is the Philly Small Business Fashion Week, which is a week of runway shows and fashion events that shine the spotlight on local boutiques and emerging designers. Produced by [...]

Get Your Ink On at the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention

2015-02-09T15:42:02+00:00February 9th, 2015|

Valentine’s Day weekend is only a few days away. This year, instead of buying expensive jewelry, why not take your significant other to one of the largest and most popular tattoo conventions in the country. After all, diamonds aren’t the only thing that last forever – tattoos do too! Our city is hosting the Philadelphia [...]

Check Out “Philadelphia Through The Lens”

2015-01-28T01:56:23+00:00January 28th, 2015|

Picture the collision of people, landscapes, and architecture that give Philadelphia its unique essence—the hustle and bustle, the tranquility, community, isolation. Capture the heartbeat of Philadelphia through the photographer’s eye. Now through February 20, the Mt. Airy Art Garage - a nonprofit Arts Hub founded and driven by a dynamic group of professional artists [...]

Photo of the Week: Philly Hybrid

2013-02-18T10:08:18+00:00February 18th, 2013|

Local Photographer, Eric Nagy, is quickly gaining quite a following for his amazing Hybrid photos of Philadelphia which feature old photos and new photos of popular landmarks. Although this photo is not old, there is new in the background and old in the foreground. To see more of his work Like his Facebook Page, Philadelphia Hybrid [...]

Happening Artist: Eric Nagy

2013-01-09T23:19:24+00:00December 13th, 2012|

Photoshop may be changing the world of digital images, but few artists/photographers are doing what Eric Nagy has accomplished. Hybrid Photos, that's what Nagy's digital images of past and present are referred to as. He takes a photo from a time long ago and digitally incorporates it with a modern day photo he himself has [...]

Happening Artist: Dani Mari

2012-08-07T17:25:00+00:00August 7th, 2012|

Stephanie Nolt Photography   If you’ve been searching for a soulful, spirited, folk-rock  sound with pop essence, then look no further. Dani Mari, a Philadelphia based singer/songwriter who has been captivating her audiences with her Billie Holiday/Patsy Cline like voice for years will be at FDR Park on August 10, 2012 for a [...]

Happening Artist: Shannon Corey

2012-08-05T06:29:13+00:00December 6th, 2011|

Shannon Corey takes the stage at World Cafe Live Saturday, December 10th Yamaha artist SHANNON COREY takes the stage at World Cafe Live! Fresh off the Fall 2011 Tour of Stephen Stills and Josh Hisle, Corey is ready to entertain the people of Philadelphia, along with Parry Adams and Matuto. Corey was named [...]