Philadelphians are once again being invited to submit their most creative ideas for a chance to get them funded by the Knight Foundation. But the competition will be a bit tougher for local artists this year.
Attention, Philadelphians: This weekend might be a good one to check out the city’s museum scene.
About 30 members of the Friends of the Avenue of the Arts, armed with metal polish and toothbrushes, used elbow grease to shine all 221 plaques along the city’s “Walk of Fame.”
The hope is to open the arts to those who may never have been able to afford it before.
Angel Corella has danced all over the world and now brings his experience and flair to Philadelphia with this new season.
She’s a senior jazz vocal major at the University of the Arts, and recently won a major worldwide singing competition: the Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition, in Switzerland.
It’s rapid-fire Rossini. That’s what Opera Philadelphia is saying about the Barber of Seville – it’s opener for the 40th season.
The money raised at the fundraiser will put the theatre one step closer to restoration.
The “Triumph of David,” a 12′-by-20′ painting believed to be by artist Pietro de Cortona, is being examined by radiographic imaging.
There was a standing ovation from library, civic, and community leaders as Janet Haas of the William Penn Foundation delivered the news.
“I always say, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is my biggest influence,” Lynch noted as he visited his alma mater, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
The Philadelphia Opera Collective is producing a Frankenstein-based opera at the Franklin Inn Club, on Camac Street, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
“It’s fun,” said 13-year-old Zack as he used the iPad app to move through the Barnes galleries and jump, via his custom avatar, into a virtual copy of Giorgio de Chirico’s The Arrival.
Cultural institutions along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway took a hit in the hundreds of thousands of dollars last weekend as the concert festival put a damper on attendance.
The Pennsylvania Ballet has cleaned house, firing several staffers earlier this week.