PIFA Picks Du Jour: A 45-Foot Animated Digital Mural Display, Free Happy Hour Concert, Parisian Prints Exhibit And More

[This is our “PIFA Picks Du Jour” post series, a daily guide to assist you in selecting from the hundreds of events and activities going on during the month-long arts festival. Location, time and ticket information are included in each event link.]

Paris prints at La Salle University Art Museum: This selection of original fine art prints includes work from an array of Modernist artists who were active in Paris in the period from the fin-de-siècle to World War II. Open until 4 p.m. FREE.

Influence of Parisian Culture on American Film at Cheyney University: Students will showcase their creative works related to Parisian culture in American film. A “Living Museum” will include live demonstrations, electronic media displays, graphic storyboards and written story features. Visitors will be invited to participate in by testing their knowledge with an interactive quiz, a poetry slam and a story slam. 4-5 p.m. FREE.

“How Philly Moves” by JJ Tiziou for the Mural Arts Program: A digital projection mural collaboratively commissioned by PIFA and Mural Arts graces the façade of the Kimmel Center all night long. The constantly-changing mural features photos and videos of dancing Philadelphians. It’s a sister piece to Mural Arts’ 50,000 square foot painted mural composed of JJ’s iconic photos, coming to the Philadelphia International Airport in June 2011. 7 p.m.-7 a.m. FREE.

Brave New World: Fashion and Freedom, 1911-1919 at Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design: More than a dozen period garments and accessories will be on display from the holdings of the Drexel Historic Costume Collection. Open until 5 p.m. FREE.

Happy hour concert in the Kimmel Center’s Commonwealth Plaza: Listen to live music from the Plaza Stage with food and drinks available from the PECO bar. 5-7 p.m. FREE.


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