Articles in the East Falls Category
McMichael Park will once again play host to the annual East Falls Flea Market being held this Saturday, June 15.
The event, which is sponsored by the East Falls Community Council, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the park, which is located at the corner of Midvale and Henry avenues…. Read More
Some of the most highly recruited high school basketball players in the country came together at Philadelphia University Sunday night for the third annual Mary Kline Classic All-Star Memorial Event.
The event is the brainchild of 19-year-old basketball recruiting analyst Alex Kline…. Read More
Below the Old Gym at William Penn Charter School, jumbo cardboard crates are filling up with discarded computers, printers and coffee makers; everything has a cord. There’s even an electric lawnmower. Above, on a basketball court turned into art gallery, students have been perusing found object sculptures by renowned artists like Leo Sewell, Steve Tobin and Dewey Blocksma…. Read More
The Eastern Pennsylvania/Delaware Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will hold its annual Promise Ball on April 27. This year, the event will honor Sue Schick, CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Pennsylvania and Delaware, for her work with the foundation.
A piece of glasswork, titled “Ladder to Light” created by acclaimed artist Andy Paiko, is up for auction during the ball…. Read More
Floral Designer Turns Childhood Memories Into Career
Growing up in Minneapolis, Minn., Necoh Brewington-Mitchell was always surrounded by flowers, so it came as no surprise that flowers would remain in her future as well.
“[My mom] always had flowers growing and knew all the Latin names and all that good stuff, so I just liked it, too,” Brewington-Mitchell said…. Read More
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Rawk U School of Music Rocks
Music has been a part of Daniel Cullen’s life ever since he first picked up an acoustic guitar when he was 11 years old. Now Cullen has the opportunity to share his passion for music with others through Rawk U School of Music…. Read More
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From fused glass to woodworking, and hand weaving to encaustic mixed media, artists in the Manayunk, Roxborough and East Falls region participated in the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, putting art at the forefront over the weekend.
The Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, a program by The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, is the largest tour of artist studios and creative workspaces in the region, allowing the public to come and experience works by artists and studios…. Read More
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In an effort to expose more local children to the arts, the Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center joined forces with the New York Staff Band and Carol Jantsch of the Philadelphia Orchestra for a free music clinic and public concert this weekend…. Read More