Arts & Entertainment

Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show shares in the spirit of giving

The Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show, the oldest outdoor art show in the country, will be offering a virtual holiday pop-up gallery Nov. 28 through Dec. 15. The 93-year-old tradition of annually sharing fine...

Trio of local filmmakers focuses on gun violence in the city

He’s seen the shootings and violence, and the heartbreak that followed on the streets of  Philadelphia. Anton Moore decided it needed to be shared with a larger audience. Moore, a community activist and founder of...

Obsidian Studios keeping local music talent local

Grayson Cedrone said he was tired of seeing local talent leave Philadelphia to make it big in the music industry somewhere else. So, he decided to do something about it. The South Philly resident recently...

Discovery and Adventure in FDR Park

Join in on a day of discovery and adventure at the Woodlands in FDR Park on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tours of the park will be given on the...

Music venue Boot and Saddle closes doors

The music venue Boot and Saddle at Broad and Ellsworth streets has closed, according to its owners. The trendy concert destination announced on its social media platforms that it was forced to shut its doors,...

Luk Fu joins South Philly casino menu

The list of meal choices at the soon-to-open Live! Casino and Hotel in South Philadelphia continues to grow with the addition of Asian-themed restaurant Luk Fu. Pronounced “Luck Foo,” the restaurant specializes in traditional authentic...

HOT•BED exhibition opens on Saturday

The HOT•BED gallery at 723 Chestnut Street is hosting the 123rd Annual Exhibition for the Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, starting Nov. 7 and running through Nov. 28. The exhibition displays...

Collage artist Seth Clark’s work is back in South Philly with “a looser and...

Coming off the heels of his last exhibition at Paradigm Gallery in 2018, Pittsburgh-based collage artist Seth Clark is now back at the Queen Village-based art gallery for his most recent showing of his...

South Philly resident steering McGillin’s through tough times

Every day, McGillin’s Olde Ale House co-owner Christopher Mullins Jr. walks to work from his home near Dickinson Street in South Philadelphia. It’s a long commute by foot to reach the historic pub at 1310...

Local musicians, art studio earn Pew grants

Two South Philadelphia musicians have received fellowship grants from the Pew Center for Art and Heritage. In total, 41 grants were awarded, totaling $10.5 million in support of the Philadelphia region’s artists and cultural organizations...
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