Avenue Of the Arts
New lighting is being installed on North Broad Street as part of the effort to extend the Avenue of the Arts.
The location was home to Robinson’s Luggage for 29 years. Now, if all goes as planned, a brand-new Wawa store will move into that space.
Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, whose district includes that section of Broad Street, says he’s heard from constituents who don’t like the idea, so he is withdrawing support for that location. Two other sites are still up for approval.
Jarreau conducted the master class — his first ever — as part of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts’ three-day “Artist N Residency” program.
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.”
A new agency is hoping to do for North Broad Street what the “Avenue of the Arts” has done for South Broad, according to City Council president Darrell Clarke.
“The masts are 50-foot-tall, stainless steel columns, with a steel mesh, And they’re lit from the inside, ” explains Streets Department chief engineer Darin Gatti.
Stagehands unloaded trunks off tractor-trailers and onto the stage where the sets and technical equipment were assembled.
The mural, titled “Legendary,” towers six stories high and stretches 60 feet wide.
By this summer, there will be a new venue in Philadelphia for film screenings and there isn’t a bad seat in the house.
A landmark Philadelphia building on North Broad Street has begun its new life.
Museums from all over the country wanted this upcoming exhibit, but the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia was chosen.
The University of the Arts is hosting the 2012 National High School Dance Festival this weekend, and there are tutus and leotards all along South Broad.
The Wilma Theater web site on Wednesday evening had a tribute to Zizka, surprising many. Less than 60 years old, Jiri Zizka had passed away.
“One of my all-time favorites is ‘Tuba Christmas,’ says Anne Ewers, president and CEO of the Kimmel Center.