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Exhibition will showcase FDR Park’s meadows

An exhibition inspired by the meadows in South Philly’s FDR Park will be on display at the F.A.N. Gallery, 221 Arch St., through the month of September. Artist Kate Kern Mundie’s work called “Rest” is...

Local band CLOAKZ thriving with music videos

When Zac Ciancaglini envisioned a music video for his newest song “Head FX,” he didn’t have to go far. Just turn the key and go. The row homes of South Philadelphia whoosh through the rearview...

Dance theater show at the Fringe

Ninth Planet, an experimental theater company working out of Headlong Dance Theater in South Philly, will premiere its show High Noon at the Philly Fringe Festival on Sept. 5. The 70-minute work of dance theater...

PTC announces new artistic directors

The Philadelphia Theatre Company recently announced that husband-and-wife team Taibi Magar and Tyler Dobrowsky will serve as the company’s new co-artistic directors. Taking over for Paige Price, who stepped down after a five-year tenure to...

Solving the mystery of the stolen Mona Lisa

How could a man who stole one of the most famous paintings in the world still be a mystery more than 100 years later? It was the question that South Philly filmmakers Joe Medeiros and...

Continuing to manage artist-led initiatives

South Philly native Theresa Rose has been named the inaugural Managing Director of the Recycled Artist In Residency.  Rose, a board member and past president of the Passyunk Square Civic Association, will oversee programs as...

Rosenwinkel headlines Jazz celebration in September

Chris’ Jazz Café will Celebrate 33 years of Philly Jazz in September. The Kurt Rosenwinkel All Star Quartet will headline an anniversary weekend of shows at the Cafe at 1421 Sansom St. on Sept....

Bhattacharjee opens new exhibition at Da Vinci

Shwarga Bhattacharjee will unveil a new exhibition at the Da Vinci Art Alliance, 704 Catharine St., on Aug. 24. “When the Subaltern Speaks” will run through Sept. 14, highlighting Bhattacherjee’s experience as an immigrant from...

Money for 2 ‘BIPOC’ cultural institutions

Two South Philly organizations received a large chunk of more than $6 million awarded through Philadelphia’s Cultural Treasures Initiative. The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts and the Brandywine Workshop will receive...

Playwright debuts first Philly show

An award-winning local playwright will make his Philly theater debut in a new show at the Drake this week.  Dan Kitrosser now calls South Philadelphia home after attending school and working in New York City....
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