PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Restaurant Week, Doing Time, Arts on South
Center City District Restaurant Week
Jan. 22-27, Jan. 29-Feb. 3
Three-course lunch: $20; Three-course dinner: $35.
Nearly 150 restaurants, from Amada to Zahav, are offering up their best at the best prices. Make reservations here
. You can also park for $9 or less at participating Philadelphia Parking Association and Philadelphia Parking Authority facilities from 5 p.m.-1 a.m. with a voucher from participating restaurants.
Arts on South Fourth Friday
Friday, Jan. 27, 5-8 p.m.
500-700 blocks, South St., Philadelphia
Unrented retail stores become home to local art, featuring artist collectives representing a variety of genres. Participating groups include Neighborhood Bike Works (508 S. 5th St.), which will feature music by Push Ups, Brick Mower, The Eeries and Aspiga; Phantom Hand (604 South St.) and its exhibition devoted to propaganda posters; Mighty Vision (641 South St.), featuring local illustrator Sam Schechter; Community Cultural Exchange (706 South St.) and its Sound Art Convegence (craft vendors and music);
Philagrafika: Doing Time | Depth of Surface
Friday, Jan. 27, 6-8 p.m. (opening reception); Saturday Jan. 28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (artist and curator brunch, tour)
The Galleries at Moore
Philagrafika's first exhibition since 2010 commissioned Spanish artists Patricia Gomez Villaescusa and Maria Jesus Gonzalez Fernandez to create large-format printings of drawings, paintings and graffiti left by former inmates on the walls of Northeast Philly's historic Holmesburg Prison, which was decommissioned in 1995 after 99 years.