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Boys High School

Greetings from Philadelphia: City Architecture In 3.5x5-Inch Glory

The Design Advocacy Group's new exhibit looks at citys architecture through postcards, aiming to find modern, postcard-worthy buildings.

Photo by Emily Olson

ON THE GROUND: Budd St., Where College Housing Meets Public Housing

A Drexel grad reflects on her experience and photography on this dynamic, classic Philadelphia block in West Powelton. 

Alexis Jeffcoat tweets as we photograph in Laurel Hill Cemetery

Why Philly Clicks: Arts & Culture Sector Masters Social Media

Museums, theaters and even cemeteries across the city have developed innovative social media tactics to stand out in a crowded space.

Maori Karmael Holmes

Building BlackStar: Maori Karmael Holmes on City's Newest Film Fest

Her goal is to shine a light on work by and about people of African descent in a global context, and she has assembled an impressive lineup of films that will be screened at the African-American Museum, Art Sanctuary, and International House on Aug. 2-5. Just don't make her sing.

Amy Sadao

After Decade at NYC's Visual AIDS, Sadao Chooses Philly's ICA

Penn's Institute of Contemporary Art stands to gain from the appoitnment of the dynamic administrator, who raised attendance and revenue in her former post.

Graduate AnySentence abstract

Introducing AnySentence.com, for Those Who Love Mom, Obama, Romney and Bacon

Old City firm Mighty Engine makes creating a website as easy as completing a sentence.

Jamie Lokoff and Tommy Joyner - Milkboy Studios, 7th st.

SOUND TRENDS: Philly Recording Studios Adapt to Artists's Needs

Despite shrinking budgets and a surplus of fame-seeking artists, local studios stay ahead by staying on top of talent and being opportunistic.


PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Galilee Circus, Puppet Manualfesto, QFest

Israel and Palestine on one Philly tightrope in Germantown, prurient puppets in Kensington, dancing bears all over the city.


Can PIFVA Create a Hub for Philadelphia's Filmmakers?

A 2,100 square foot coworking space and media hub is proposed on three floors above PhillyCAM's headquarters at 7th and Chestnut.

Lancaster Ave Second Friday

ON THE GROUND: Second Friday on Lancaster Ave Is Reborn

The revival was in full swing on Friday the 13th, with nearly 30 businesses participating and a variety of activities from 35th to 43rd.

The first floor of the Traction Company building, located on 4100 Haverford Avenue.

Traction Company: How 8 PAFA Grads Built the Most Dynamic Art Studio in the City

They're maximizing vertical space inside an old West Philly trolley manufacturing facility.

J. Rudy Flesher, Amy Kiyota, Chris Alfano, Jamira Burley

Meet Four of Philadelphia's Next-Generation Leaders

We scouted out young talent in Philadelphia who are engaged in transformative work and figure to be among the city's next leaders.


PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Pop-Up Beer Garden, Show and Tell, Claymobile

Brews, brauts, mini-golf and innovative artists and designers in University City, and ceramics outside the art museum.

West Philly Tool Library

DIY Dreaming at the West Philly Tool Library

They're building banjos, walking on the trapeze and reclaiming cemeteries, and they all come here to get the tools they need.

Manyunk Arts Festival

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Festivals in Manayunk and Narberth, Summer Stake

Arts, music and summer in northwest Philly and on the Main Line, plus locally sourced eats to benefit local creative projects.
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