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Artists Fend Off Food Extinction Threat With Taste ‘Illusion’

Food for thought from two artists: they’re giving people the chance to taste flavors like chocolate, peanut butter, and fish without actually eating them.


(Among the events of the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival was the acrobatic dance of "Sequence 8," at the Merriam Theatre.  Photo provided)

Report: Arts in Philadelphia Contributes Billions to Local Economy

Our calendar shows we’re in the midst of Fashion Week, which followed on the heels of the Live Arts and Philly Fringe festivals and precedes the Philadelphia design festival and the film festival.


(Credit: Bryce Gibson)

DesignPhiladelphia Kicks Off Tonight

Some of the 150 events involve what we traditionally associate with the term ‘design’: fashion shows, architecture lectures, a showcase of interiors, but there is so much more.


UArts Students Take Design Message to the Sidewalk

University of the Arts students, using spray chalk, today began their run-up to next month’s “Design Philadelphia” celebration.