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March 11, 2014

Celebrate The 75th Birthday Of Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Founding Artist Isaiah Zagar This Sunday, March 16

Happy Birthday, Mr. Zagar! The great Philadelphia mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar celebrates his 75th birthday this month, and on Sunday, March 16, his fans are invited to join in an afternoon-long birthday party at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, the whimsical South Street gallery and garden he created as a community-driven art space. A South Street fixture [...]

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March 4, 2014

With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For March 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

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 10, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Presidents’ Day Celebrations In Philadelphia In 2014, Including Free Museum Admission, Themed Tours And More

Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17, honors the birthdays of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and the work of our nation’s Commander-in-chiefs. Celebrate Presidents’ Day 2014 with free museum admission, special tours, themed events and more for the duration of the entire long weekend — and beyond. With such iconic attractions as the National Constitution Center, the Liberty [...]

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February 5, 2014

Roundup: Our Picks For Valentine’s Day Celebrations, Events And Activities For Couples, Friends And Families In And Around Philadelphia

In the City of Brotherly Love, amorous feelings are is never far from mind. As Valentine’s Day approaches, though, the city’s affection for romance peaks with many, many events on or around Friday, February 14. Whether you’re a part of a contented couple, a blissful single or a loving family, there’s something happening in Philadelphia [...]

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December 30, 2013

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Invite Guests To Create Mummers-Inspired Masks On New Year’s Day, This Wednesday, January 1

Create a Mummers Parade-worthy mask at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens’ annual New Year’s Day celebration on Wednesday, January 1 from noon to 5 p.m. Children and adults alike are invited to get crafty and make their finest mosaicked mummers mask inspired by the sparkling walls that make up Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens. Before sitting down and creating [...]

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November 8, 2013

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Presents Its Monthly PECO Family Jams Event, An Afternoon Full Of Crafts, Tours And More, Sunday, November 10

On the second Sunday of every month, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens host scavenger hunts, tours, themed events and more family-friendly good times for its PECO Family Jams. This Sunday, November 10 from noon to 4 p.m., the well-loved event returns to spotlight the phenomenal creations of Antoni Gaudi with “Gaudi Glassworks,” focusing on the similarities between [...]

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October 30, 2013

Roundup: Day Of The Dead Celebrations At Bars, Restaurants And Museums In Philadelphia

Celebrate Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, this week and weekend at any one of a number of museums, bars and restaurants hosting themed events to spread the spirit. Indulge in traditional meals (did we see brain on the menu?), create masterpieces at craft workshops, enjoy drink specials at numerous bars and [...]

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October 29, 2013

The Brooklyn Brewery Mash Brings A Ton Of Craft Beer-Fueled Events To Bars And Restaurants All Over Philadelphia, November 5-10

All year, Brooklyn Brewery has been making the rounds to cities across the country — from New Orleans to Boston — for a special series of events benefiting Slow Food USA. From November 5 through 10, it’s Philadelphia’s turn to join the fun as The Brooklyn Brewery Mash makes its stop in the City of [...]

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August 29, 2013

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Presents Its Monthly PECO Family Jams Event, An Afternoon Full Of Crafts, Tours And More, Sunday, September 8

On the second Sunday of every month, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens host scavenger hunts, tours, themed events and more family-friendly fun. On Sunday, September 8, the well-loved event returns with a theme of “Whimsical Works” focusing on the use of recycled items in whimsical pieces of art. The gardens’ founder, artist Isaiah Zagar, created Philadelphia’s Magic [...]

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