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January 29, 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents Art In Action, TED-Style Presentations On Art As Social Practice On Saturday, February 8

Presented in part with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts current marquee exhibition, Beyond the Paint: Philadelphia’s Mural Arts, PAFA welcomes four acclaimed art innovators in Art in Action, an afternoon talk about art as social practice on Saturday, February 8. Hear from Jane Golden, the executive director of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts program in […]

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January 16, 2014

Top Chefs Tom Colicchio And Andrew Carmellini Announced They’re Attached To Proposed Resort And Casino, The Provence

Yesterday, two huge names in the culinary world visited Philadelphia. And maybe, just maybe, they’ll soon return to open two world-class restaurants in the City of Brotherly Love. Powerhouse chefs and restauranteurs Tom Colicchio and Andrew Carmellini announced plans to join up with Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein, should the real estate man win the city’s […]

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November 7, 2013

Deal Alert: Lobster Month Extended Through November At Route 6; Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House Gets In On The Action With A Lobster Month Promotion Of Their Own

Thanks to a lobster oversupply throughout New England, lobster prices are at an all-time low at a number of restaurants throughout the country. Both Route 6 and Doc Magrogan’s Oyster House are dishing out lobster at insanely low prices through the end of November. Stephen Starr’s Route 6 started this promotion at the beginning of […]

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October 11, 2013

Insane Deal Alert: October AND Now November Are Lobster Months At Route 6 – Enjoy Half-Price Lobster Dishes All Month Long

UPDATE, October 30, 2013: Awesome News Alert — Due to the overwhelming response to and success of the below Lobster Month promotion during the month of October, Starr Restaurant Organization has decided to extend the Lobster Mania at Route 6 for one entire more month, so now you can enjoy (almost) half-price lobster dishes* for […]

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October 2, 2013

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Offers Free Admission, Crafts, Music And More For Its Family Arts Festival This Sunday, October 6

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts celebrates all things family and art at an afternoon festival on Sunday, October 6. From noon to 5 p.m. in Lenfest Plaza, an open space adjacent to the museum, and inside of the institution itself, the Family Arts Festival entertains guests with a variety of free programming. In […]

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September 5, 2013

Rally For The Rail Park Brings A Block Party Full Of Craft Beer, Food Trucks, Live Performances And More, To Callowhill On September 14

Plans are progressing to turn the Reading Viaduct into an elevated park in the sky. And to raise money for those plans, the Friends of the Rail Park and the Callowhill Neighborhood Association are hosting an end-of-summer block party in Callowhill on Saturday evening, September 14. It’s going to be an all-night affair, from 5 […]

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June 27, 2013

Now Open: Jennifer Bartlett: History Of The Universe At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts

Inside of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ Hamilton Building, a brand-new, traveling exhibition fills the walls, and in many cases, truly fills all space from wall to wall. Jennifer Bartlett: History Of The Universe, is a contemporary exhibition organized by the Parrish Art Museum and, as of today, is open at PAFA until […]

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April 22, 2013

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents Its Final PAFA After Dark Event Of The Season, Thursday, May 2

On Thursday, May 2, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts hosts the final installment this season of its always-awesome PAFA After Dark event. Astronomy lovers, mark your calendars for this galactic evening. This month’s event, Art After Dark: Spaced Out, celebrates National Space Day which falls on Friday, May 3. A number of great […]

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November 8, 2012

Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, Opening November 17

In the 1980s, while the younger generation was busy collecting Cabbage Patch Dolls and Care Bears, Linda Lee Alter began working on a collection guaranteed not to share an eventual eBay fate. Dissatisfied with the lack of representation of female artists within public institutions, Alter, a Philadelphia artist, collector and founder of the Leeway Foundation, […]

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September 26, 2012

The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Presents A Mine Of Beauty: Landscapes By William Trost Richards, On View Starting September 29

To kick off the fall season, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) presents an exhibition of a series of jewel-like watercolors by renowned American landscape and marine painter William Trost Richards. A Mine of Beauty celebrates a recent gift of 110 Richards watercolors to PAFA’s collection, which will be shown in conjunction with […]

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