One of the most sought-after neighborhoods to live in and visit in Philadelphia is the area of East Passyunk. The area extends east of Broad Street from Washington Avenue to Snyder Avenue. The neighborhood’s history [continue reading…]
This city offers artists the ability to do what they love and be able to live off of it. When it comes to art there is form and content. The form is what makes up [continue reading…]
With the $304 million deficit facing the Philadelphia School District this year, music education was among the first programs to get cut. However, one special after school program is encouraging students to play on. Play [continue reading…]
https://vimeo.com/75887874] The Tiberino dynasty has established an ongoing legacy in Philadelphia. As a familial collective of artists, they have worked together to combat social issues and raise social awareness through their art. Most recently, that [continue reading…]
It’s not unusual to walk through Whitman and encounter some type of structure that is either a vacant lot, abandoned property or building under construction. On the corner of Oregon Avenue and Swanson Street lies [continue reading…]
The once dilapidated bar that stood near the corner of Broad and Ellsworth streets has been newly renovated and causing quite a buzz. Under a partnership of Sean Agnew’s R5 Productions, The Bowery Presents and [continue reading…]
Anne Palmer, a professional speaker and author, shared her near-death experience with a group of intent listeners inside Mt. Airy bar Goat Hollow. “It was 105 degrees for three weeks,” Palmer emphasized. “Not outside. 105 degrees [continue reading…]
The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) is a community organization unlike Daisy Juarez has ever been involved in.
“We have visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, we even have a quilting club,” she said. “It’s a multifunctional garage.”
Juarez became a member last year after moving to Philadelphia. An artist herself, Juarez said she was looking to join an organization similar to the watercolor society she was part of in Illinois – a group where she could connect with fellow artists as well as with the community – luckily, she discovered the Art Garage.
“We’re really all about community and creativity,” said Linda Slodki, president and cofounder of MAAG. “Our goal is to bring artists out of isolation.” [continue reading…]
Colored patio sets occupied by chatty groups of people line the block in front of the Market Street side of 30th Street Station. What was previously a parking lot became a success story after its [continue reading…]
Even from the outside of 4014 Walnut St., you can hear the sound of beautiful music emitting from the Rotunda. With free admission and a small crowd of about 50 people, various forms of music [continue reading…]