Benjamin Franklin Parkway
ESM Productions led by Scott Mirkin will be responsible for the Saturday, Sept. 26 Festival of Families, which will include an appearance by the Pope, and the Pontiff’s Sunday, Sept. 27 mass in front of the Art Museum.
Philadelphia will be the only tour stop in North America for Saint-Gobain’s traveling exhibit, “Future Sensations.”
Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia is expected to draw millions of people to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in September.
“It’s only six by ten,” the museum’s attorney says. “It’s an accessory sign — it’s not outdoor advertising.” Opponents say it could engender more digital signs along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Designed as a continuous loop, Philly PHLASH allows riders to hop on and off at 20 stops, either right in front of or within steps of the city’s most popular sites.
The pope plans to attend a World Meeting of Families event in late September and lead an outdoor Mass.
For 60 years, the memorial sat in an obscure location in Fairmount Park. Twenty years ago, it was relocated to Logan Square, near the Franklin Institute.
A lifelong friend of Dr. Albert Barnes is having his own moment in the limelight at the Barnes Foundation, on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
There are 4 stages at Philadelphia’s “Made in America” music festival. Ticket holders say the price of admission will be well worth it, and they’re looking forward to the eclectic mix of performances.
If the pontiff does come, an appearance on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is not a certainty.
And he says the city will try to make next year’s “Welcome America” concert a bit more G-rated.
City officials tell concertgoers to dress appropriately for the heat, carry items in a clear bag if possible, and leave the coolers at home.
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Apples and human skulls (!) are featured in the still lifes of Paul Cézanne, in a new exhibition opening June 22nd at the Barnes Foundation.