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June 20, 2014

Opening Alert: The Barnes Foundation Premieres The Special Exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne With A Preview Party, Saturday, June 21 And Public Opening, Sunday, June 22

The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway houses an awe-inspiring collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. This summer, though, visitors to the Barnes can experience a curated view of the works of post-impressionist Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) at […]

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June 19, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate The Extra Daylight Hours Of The 2014 Summer Solstice In And Around Philadelphia This Weekend

This Saturday, June 21 marks the very longest day of the year — the summer solstice — and as the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, Philadelphia heats up with summertime events. Cultures around the world celebrate this astronomical event, and there is no shortage of ways to take advantage of the extra […]

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June 19, 2014

Force Field Project 2014 Presents Two Days Of Art Installations And Live Performances In Two Kensington Warehouses This Weekend, June 21-22

Take note, Philadelphia. You’re going to want to set out for Kensington this weekend. An ambitious and multifaceted two-day event, music, visual art and performance art harmonize this weekend during Force Field Project 2014 at MaKen Studios, an underused site in Kensington made up of two industrial buildings. An ongoing arts collaborative, Force Field Project […]

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June 18, 2014

Our Guide To Make Music Philly, The Free Citywide Music Festival Celebrating World Music Day, Saturday, June 21

Welcome the bona fide start of summer — the summer solstice, June 21 — with a day of beautiful music as Philadelphia joins in World Music Day with a free daylong, “do it yourself” festival, Make Music Philly. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, Make Music Philly puts amateur and professional […]

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June 18, 2014

The 2014 Manayunk Arts Festival Hits Main Street This Weekend, June 21-22; Our Guide To All The Art, Shopping, Dining, Activities And More

The Manayunk Arts Festival, the tri-state area’s largest juried arts festival, returns for its 25th anniversary this weekend, June 21 and 22. Manayunk welcomes 300 artists for a weekend full of handmade pieces of art of all sort from makers from across the county. Manayunk’s restaurants and shops open their doors to festival-goers, too for […]

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June 17, 2014

The Kimmel Center Kicks Off Summer With Solstice In The City, A Late-Night Bash With Live Music On Multiple Stages, Cocktails, Dancing And More, Saturday, June 21

This Saturday, June 21 marks the very longest day of the year, the Summer Solstice. As the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts hits a crescendo, too, with Solstice in the City, a blowout bash to kick off summer. From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., revelers […]

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June 16, 2014

Coming Attraction: Pinned: Insect Art, Insect Science Swarms Into The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University On August 9

This summer, find beauty in bugs. From Saturday, August 9 through Sunday, November 9, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites guests to bug out with their latest exhibit, Pinned: Insect Art, Insect Science. This unusual exhibit will showcase the work of Christopher Marley, an innovative artist who forgoes traditional media like watercolors […]

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June 16, 2014

Reminder: The Rosenbach Museum And Library Celebrates Bloomsday All Day Today, Monday, June 16

Literary enthusiasts, don’t miss this one. To mark the accomplishments of iconic Irish author James Joyce, each year his novel Ulysses, which is set on June 16, 1904, is relived on Bloomsday with celebrations all over the world. In Philadelphia, those festivities find their hub at The Rosenbach Museum & Library of the Free Library […]

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June 13, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Barnes Foundation Premieres The Brand-New Special Exhibition The World Is an Apple: The Still Lifes of Paul Cézanne, Sunday, June 22

The Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway houses an awe-inspiring collection featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian, Picasso and so much more. As of Sunday, June 22, the remarkable permanent collection will be complemented by a landmark temporary exhibition of the groundbreaking still […]

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June 12, 2014

Fleisher Art Memorial Hosts Its Annual ARTspiration Festival, A Full Day Of Free Outdoor Art-Centric Programming, Saturday, June 14

Get artsy at the 8th annual ARTspiration Festival at Fleisher Art Memorial this Saturday, June 14. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy a slew of outdoor art-centric programming in Fleisher’s parking lot at the 700 block of Catharine Street and in the adjacent Palumbo Park. Children and adults alike are invited to take part […]

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