Arts & Entertainment

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...

Finding yourself through ceramics

Lisa Naples remembers fondly of living in South Philly and working as a resident artist at the Clay Studio. It was just the beginning of her impressive career of shape-shifting ceramics and teaching the...

Studio Incamminati enjoying new setting at BOK Building

Studio Incamminati is being seen in a different light — Some might even describe it as the perfect light. Now occupying the seventh floor of the historic Bok Building at 9th and Mifflin streets, Studio...

Palumbo Park public art exhibition, Exquisite Copse, features surrealist sculptures from local artists

Even though this year’s Da Vinci Fest Live doesn’t launch until Oct. 11, South Philly residents can get a sneak peek of the Da Vinci Art Alliance’s annual festival this week. As of Sunday,...

Elegance Quartet to perform free concert in Girard Estate

Stephen Girard Park will receive another visit from the South Philly violin ensemble Elegance Quartet on Sunday, Oct. 11. The free concert at 21st and Shunk Streets will begin at 2 p.m. and guests are...
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