2018 Philly Holiday Guide

2018-12-03T16:38:06+00:00December 2nd, 2018|

We may have already had the first snow of the season, but the city of Philadelphia has plenty of holiday happenings to warm even the chilliest days. Bundle up and use this guide to all that is jolly to plan a holiday season that will dazzle and delight. Whether you favor the history that the [...]

Sugarloaf Crafts Festival Comes to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center November 2-4

2018-10-30T16:10:51+00:00October 30th, 2018|

The Sugarloaf Crafts Festivals Fall Tour will be making its stop in the Philadelphia area this weekend. You can enjoy this unique shopping and artistic experience at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA from Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4. For more than 40 years, Sugarloaf Craft Festivals have been some of [...]

Marilyn Monroe Iconic Photos on Display

2018-08-12T22:03:47+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

Marilyn Monroe “You’re already famous, now you’re going to make me famous,” photographer Lawrence Schiller said to Marilyn Monroe as they discussed the photos he was about to shoot of her in 1962. “Don’t be so cocky,” Marilyn replied, “photographers can be easily replaced.” Several days later, Larry had not been replaced and [...]

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

2018-06-15T20:00:21+00:00June 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 [...]

Art in the Open 2018

2018-05-15T20:53:48+00:00May 15th, 2018|

Art in the Open (AiO), presented through the PNC Arts Alive initiative, is a biennial citywide event that celebrates artists, their inspirations, and their relationships with the urban environment. The program, now entering its tenth year, was designed to shape community through art experiences that bridge the Philadelphia’s outdoor spaces, natural areas, and historic waterways [...]

PGMC Tinseltown Tidings

2017-10-22T22:31:11+00:00October 22nd, 2017|

The Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus presents Tinseltown Tidings, a dazzling holiday concert filled with all those catchy tunes from your favorite Hollywood movie classics in the prelude of the holiday season. From "White Christmas" and "Babes in Toyland" to more contemporary films, such as "Polar Express" and "Home Alone" – there sure is something for [...]

A Philly Art + Zine Fair Benefitting Local Nonprofits!

2017-10-22T22:29:27+00:00October 22nd, 2017|

Celebrating Philadelphia’s independent publishing and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) culture, the Monstera Collective: Art and Zine Fair will take place on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 12PM to 5PM. at Fishtown’s own Colorspace Labs. The Monstera Collective: Philadelphia Art + Zine Fair will be held on Sunday, November 5th. This one-day event will bring together artists, small [...]

Printmarker Terri Fridkin Exhibits “Convergence” at Muse Gallery

2017-09-13T12:45:51+00:00September 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 [...]

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

2018-01-16T22:25:25+00:00January 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, [...]

2017 New Year’s Day: Photo Recap

2017-01-03T15:19:46+00:00January 3rd, 2017|

This New Year's Day was celebrated in Philly the way it always is, with family, friends, fun, and of course, Mummers!!  Here is a photo recap of some behind the scenes action at the Fancy Brigade show! Congratulations to this year's Fancy Brigade winner the South Philly Vikings!