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November 12, 2014

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Shorts, Documentaries, Discussions And More, November 12-16 And 21-22

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Shorts, Documentaries, Discussions And More, November 12-16 And 21-22

Kicking off its 2014 festival today, the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival returns to educate and expose the Philadelphia region to films by and about Asian Americans via screenings and events. Running November 12 through Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22 to Sunday, November 22, the festival delves into Asian American film through screenings […]

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October 2, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flamenco At The Barnes, BalletX At The PMA, The First Kid Hazo Exhibit, Fireside Storytelling And More This Friday, October 3

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Flamenco At The Barnes, BalletX At The PMA, The First Kid Hazo Exhibit, Fireside Storytelling And More This Friday, October 3

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. With the equinox well behind us, autumn has officially arrived in Philadelphia and, with it, a whole new outpouring of fresh art exhibitions and events are cropping up all over town. Kick off October on this […]

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September 26, 2014

Asian Arts Initiative Pearl Street Block Party Brings An All-Day Neighborhood Arts Festival To Chinatown North, Saturday, September 27

Asian Arts Initiative

Once purely known as an industrial district, now the neighborhood just north of Chinatown — dubbed Chinatown North or Callowhill — hosts a burgeoning cultural scene, home to a wide range of artist collectives, galleries, non-profit organizations and other creative groups. One of the hearts of this developing ’hood is the Asian Arts Initiative and […]

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September 5, 2014

Our Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Fringe Festival Kickoff, A Frankford Avenue Bash, French Cabaret At The Barnes And More, Friday, September 5

Our Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With The Fringe Festival Kickoff, A Frankford Avenue Bash, French Cabaret At The Barnes And More, Friday, September 5

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. As the city swings in to high gear for the busy fall season, First Friday ramps up its offerings, too. Launch the weekend with art-centric, diva-boasting or free-to-see events all over town, from the 2014 Fringe […]

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June 3, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For June 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For June 2014 Art Happenings In And Around The City

With so much happening on Philadelphia’s arts and culture scene, we want to make Uwishunu, in conjunction with sister site With Art Philadelphia, your one-stop-shop for all that’s happening with local art. Every month, we gather our top art picks, featuring exhibits and events at smaller, alternative galleries and art spaces, as well as at […]

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February 18, 2014

The Free Library Of Philadelphia Presents One Book, One Philadelphia 2014 With Literary Events Across The City Through March 19

The Free Library Of Philadelphia Presents One Book, One Philadelphia 2014 With Literary Events Across The City Through March 19

Attention bookworms! The Free Library of Philadelphia has selected an epic work of fact-based fiction as the focus of this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia, a program that encourages literacy and community throughout the city. This year’s book selection, The Yellow Birds by U.S. military veteran Kevin Powers, is a gripping story about the war […]

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February 6, 2014

Our Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With Live Music At The Barnes, An Anniversary At The Asian Arts Initiative, Speed Dating In Fishtown And More On Friday, February 7

PMA

On the first Friday of every month, art-loving Philadelphians pour into galleries, museums and neighborhood streets for festive art crawls, receptions and artsy nightlife events all across town. To mark the advent of February — when we celebrate Black History Month, Valentine’s Day and President’s Day — soul-warming collaborative exhibitions and events should fill your […]

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November 14, 2013

Local Hip Hop Dancer Mark “Metal” Wong Takes The Stage At The Asian Arts Initiative’s Family Style Open Mic Night, This Friday, November 15

Local Hip Hop Dancer Mark "Metal" Wong Takes The Stage At The Asian Arts Initiative's Family Style Open Mic Night, This Friday, November 15

On the third Friday of the month from September to December and February through May, the Asian Arts Initiative presents family-friendly open mic nights featuring multi-disciplinary performances and storytelling by local performers and community members. This Friday, November 15, Mark “Metal” Wong, a local hip hop dancer and b-boy, is set to wow audiences with […]

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November 12, 2013

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns With Philadelphia Film Premieres, Panels, Events And More, November 13-23

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns With Philadelphia Film Premieres, Panels, Events And More, November 13-23

This month, the best in Asian film takes over International House Philadelphia and the Asian Arts Initiative for the annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival from November 13 through 23, with a break from November 18 through 21. From short films to feature films to director visits to panel discussions, the festival is set to […]

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October 18, 2013

Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Our Guide To The Restaurants, Bars, Clubs And Galleries In The Callowhill Neighborhood Of Philadelphia

Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Our Guide To The Restaurants, Bars, Clubs And Galleries In The Callowhill Neighborhood Of Philadelphia

[This year, Visit Philly launched an effort to promote 14 different neighborhoods surrounding Center City Philadelphia. With our complementary Philadelphia Neighborhoods post series, Uwishunu is teaming up with Visit Philly to promote all the awesome dining, shopping, arts, nightlife, events and more within Philly’s many exciting neighborhoods.] A stylish-yet-still-transforming neighborhood, Callowhill has been dubbed the […]

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