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Brotherly Love: Bringing A Church Basement Back To Life

Two college design students are volunteering their talents to bring a church building back to life.

09/16/2014

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Philadelphia Artist’s Watch Making A Splash On Kickstarter

It’s a watch, but also a conversation starter. A successful crowdfunding campaign soon will put a Philadelphia designer’s timepiece on plenty of wrists.

11/05/2013

Brandon Klevence and his students prepare their copper and magnetic maze for visitors. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Crafty Students Show Off New Tech Skills At Free Library Of Philadelphia

After a summer of fun at Free Library Hot Spots, children in Philadelphia got the chance Saturday to show off new tech skills they learned during the library’s so-called “Maker Movement.”

08/17/2013

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Local Artists Draw All Night To Raise Funds For Children’s Charity

Tom Panico, co-founder and coordinator of the second annual Philly Draw-A-Thon says for 24 hours, artists here at the University of the Arts put their talents to good use.

07/13/2013

(PHS' pop-up beer garden in a formerly vacant lot near Broad and Spruce Streets.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

This Year’s ‘Pop-Up’ Garden Puts a Beer Garden on South Broad Street

This marks the third summer that the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has transformed an eyesore into an oasis.

05/29/2013

(David Bradley, Joshua Campbell, and Tess Kunick discuss their PIFA project.  Credit: Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: A Student-Professional Collaboration For PIFA

Some plays start with a script. For others, you make it up as you go along.

04/21/2013

(Painting "Ms Betty's Shoes," by Claire Kalala and Camille Sassano of the University of the Arts) (credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg)

University Of The Arts Students Team Up With Homeless Artists To Create Exhibit

To fight the stigma associated with homelessness, students at University of the Arts teamed up with artists from a nearby shelter to create an exhibit titled “Our Voice, Our Art, Our Home.”

03/15/2012

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Dancers Descend On Philadelphia For Weekend-Long National Dance Festival

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.

03/10/2012

("Two Seasons - Andrew" is one of the portraits in the "Transportraits" show now on display at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.)

Photo Exhibit At UArts Explores Gender Concepts Through Portraits

A thoughtful exhibit has opened at the University of the Arts, on South Broad Street in Philadephia: an examination of gender identity through portraits of transgendered men.

04/27/2011

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‘Ballet Of Lights’ Illuminates South Broad Street

Some of Philadelphia’s more architecturally interesting buildings are set to come alive in a ballet of lights. Tuesday night, Eyewitness News got a sneak peak.

04/13/2011

(Ashley Johnson, left, stands with her necklace derived from the designs of cut diamonds; Melissa Guglielmo, right, wears an earring and a brooch of her own design.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: Student Art Show And Sale at University of the Arts

Here’s your chance to find beginner artists who may later go on to become world renowned.

04/09/2011

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‘Salt’ Producer Speaks To U. Of Arts Students In Philly

Philadelphia’s University of the Arts is celebrating a graduate who is among the Hollywood elite.

10/15/2010

PAFA dates back to 1791, making it the oldest operating art school and museum in the United States. (Credit: www.pafa.org)

A Guide To Philadelphia Art Schools

While cheesesteaks may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Philadelphia’s claim to fame, art schools could be the next runner up.

10/09/2010

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