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Paradigm’s Insider Picks exhibitions are bringing the South Philly art community together virtually

Like seemingly most businesses in the coronavirus economy, Paradigm Gallery + Studio has been forced to sub-out its standard business practices for a more virtual form attracting customers. Being the inventive entrepreneurs they are,...

Local artist will illustrate ‘Tiger King’ comic book

Joe Paradise was introduced to Joe Exotic the same way everyone else was. Paradise, a lifelong local artist and illustrator, satisfied a craving for what he playfully called “trash TV” with a two-night binge watch...

Theatre Philadelphia launches $200K in relief micro grants for theater workers

Theatre Philadelphia announced the Theatre Philadelphia Emergency Relief as a response to the needs of the region’s theater workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting with a pool of $200,000, Theatre Philadelphia will award micro-grants...

Music teachers pays tribute to an empty Opening Day

Darren Lynch is used to walking to the stadium for baseball season’s Opening Day. Living just a few blocks from the South Philadelphia Sports Complex, Lynch is used to weaving in and out crowds on...

South Philly’s Andrew Erace back for second season of ‘Movers and Makers’

Andrew Erace can be considered a mover and a maker himself. The South Philadelphia resident is back hosting a second season of the WHYY-TV12 show “Movers and Makers,” which introduces viewers to interesting people and...

South Philadelphia’s Da Vinci Art Alliance launches visual program

To continue Da Vinci Art Alliance’s mission of building community through art during these socially distant times, the organization will be connecting their membership and the public through social media. By using the Instagram/Facebook...

Teacher delivers instruments to students during break

Courtney Powers knows how important it can be to have music available at your fingertips. In fact, she could probably write a song about it. The South Philadelphia High School music director took matters into...

Queen Memorial Library adds ‘Teen Space’

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Libraries in Philadelphia are currently closed due to the coronavirus.) The Queen Memorial Library has always been a place of learning for all ages. Located at 23rd and Federal streets in the Point...

Paradigm celebrates 10 years with new exhibition

Ten years ago, Sara McCorriston and Jason Chen weren’t exactly sure what the Paradigm Gallery and Studio would eventually become. Over time, the little art gallery at 4th and Fitzwater streets in Queen Village has...

South Philly artist’s exhibition opens in Northern Liberties

Deborah Caiola sure has a lot on her mind and even more on her paintbrush. Art enthusiasts can have a front-row seat to Caiola’s imagination as she extracts characters from archetypes, memories and ancestors in...
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