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July 28, 2014

Our Guide To The BlackStar Film Festival, Returning To Philly For Its 3rd-Year Of Screenings, Events, Discussions And More, July 31-August 3

Beginning this Thursday, July 31, the BlackStar Film Festival screens more than 40 films about the global black experience and films by people of African descent. Running through Sunday, August 3, the festival has been hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine and aims to bring forward oft-overlooked films. This year’s theme “Music is […]

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July 17, 2014

Save The Date: The BlackStar Film Festival Returns With A Variety Of Films About And By People Of African Descent, July 31-August 3

The highly-anticipated BlackStar Film Festival returns for year three at the end of this month, from Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 3. Hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine, the film festival puts the spotlight on films about the global black experience and films by people of African descent. Throughout the festival, films […]

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June 3, 2014

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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May 15, 2014

Deal Feed: Score Free Admission To The Art Museum, PAFA, ICA And More On Sunday, May 18 As Part Of International Museum Day

This weekend, museums across the globe are celebrating their important cultural role by taking part in the annual Art Museum Day, which is part of the larger International Museum Day. Raise a hat to Philadelphia’s awesome museum scene by taking advantage of free admission and special programming at participating local museums on Sunday, May 18 […]

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February 12, 2014

Tonight Picks: Pay-What-You-Wish At The PMA, Opening Reception For ICA@50: Pleasing Artists And Publics Since 1963 With Music From Questlove, “Shuck Buddies” Happy Hour At Oyster House And More

Before tomorrow’s predicted snowstorm hits, get out there and enjoy an almost snow-free city at tons of spots all around town. Tonight, the Institute of Contemporary Art celebrates 50-years with a public party featuring a first look at the 50-year exhibition and music provided by Questlove and DJ PHSH. Count us in. It’s also pay-what-you-wish […]

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February 11, 2014

The Institute Of Contemporary Art Marks Its 50th Anniversary With A Visit From Questlove And The Opening Of ICA@50: Pleasing Artists And Publics Since 1963, Wednesday, February 12

A stronghold of cutting edge art for half a century, the Institute Of Contemporary Art launches a six-month celebration of its golden anniversary tomorrow, Wednesday, February 12. Founded in 1963, the ICA has earned international acclaim among contemporary art museums. Ever since now-iconic artist Andy Warhol and his entourage caused a near-riot there way back […]

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January 2, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For January 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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September 18, 2013

Tonight Picks: The Philadelphia Collection Kicks Off, The Fringe Festival And Oktoberfest Carry On, Restaurant Week, Art Openings And More

As the fall festival season swings in to its prime — there are more than a dozen scheduled for this weekend alone! — this city’s opportunities for festive happenings rolls back well into Wednesday. With the weather cooperating so beautifully, you’ll definitely want to head out tonight to take advantage of a slew of after-dark […]

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September 13, 2013

Roundup: Our Picks For Major Art And Cultural Exhibitions At Museums In And Around Philadelphia This Fall

Philadelphia’s visual art scene gets even more vibrant this fall, when big exhibits debut at major institutions throughout the city and beyond. Highlights of the fall exhibit lineup include Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis and Barbara Chase-Riboud: The Malcolm X Steles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ […]

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June 26, 2013

Tonight Picks: Brauhaus Schmitz’s Birthday, Outdoor Movie At ICA, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday At Two Museums, Opening Night Of Wicked At The Academy Of Music And More

As the weather remains a little iffy for this evening, it’s best to explore options both indoors and out in the City of Brotherly Love tonight. Fortunately, in typical Wednesday night fashion, Center City Sips, Pay-What-You Wish Wednesdays, P.M. at the Penn Museum and Drink ‘n’ Draw at 3rd Ward Philadelphia fill the calendar. In […]

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