Philly Free Streets Announces New Sponsor, Programs, and More!

Preparations for this month’s Philly Free Streets are gearing up, with new programming, a new sponsor, and growing excitement in the neighborhoods along the 7-mile round trip car-free route.On Saturday, October 28, from 
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Philly Celebrates Jazz WRTI Listening Session With Jazz Pianist Orrin Evans 

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, in partnership with public radio station 90.1 WRTI, presents a live listening session with internationally-renowned jazz pianist Orrin Evans. WRTI’s Jeff Duperon will interview pianist Orrin Evans about his career in jazz and current projects and will accompany their conversation with (more...)

Mayor Nutter Opens City Of Philadelphia’s Innovation Lab

Mayor Michael A. Nutter opened the City of Philadelphia’s Innovation Lab, a technology-enabled space in which City employees, community members and external partners can work together to create solutions to municipal challenges, located in the Municipal Services Building during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “I believe that (more...)

Celebrating the 23rd Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence

UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL – 23rd Annual WWW.TRYZUB.ORG A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts and crafts (Excite your senses with an array of wonderful colors sounds and flavors). Sunday, August 24, at 12:00 noon. The 23rd Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival, will be (more...)

Second Annual ThinkFest Kicks Off — a Weeklong Event

Second Annual ThinkFest Kicks Off — a Weeklong Event Featuring Dynamic Speakers, Unique Entertainment and Smart Conversation about the Future of Philadelphia Prominent speakers to include M. Night Shyamalan, Chris Matthews, Marc Vetri and Kathleen Kane Organizers of ThinkFest announced their second annual program, which will be held from Nov. 4-9. (more...)

Ukrainian Folk Festival – 22nd Annual

UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL – 22nd Annual Celebrating the 22nd anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts and crafts (Excite your senses with an array of wonderful colors sounds and flavors) Horsham, PA -- Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 12:00 noon. (more...)

PA Band “The Hooters” Turned To 30

Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously approved a resolution (S.R. 99) introduced by State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) congratulating Pennsylvania band “The Hooters” on 30 years of success and its contributions to the arts in the Commonwealth. “The Hooters” performed free concert open to the public on April 30th at (more...)

Lev Green Heartens Readers to Contribute in the Tapestry of Judaism

He invites those who have become disconnected from their Judaism to make it part of their core BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Author Lev Green encourages individual Jews, and especially those who have become disconnected from their religion, to understand the role they have to play in contributing to the tapestry of (more...)

A New Era For Philadelphia Live Arts Festival

New brand identity announced at groundbreaking for dynamic waterfront home The Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe marked the beginning of a new era: The 17-year-old contemporary arts organization has officially changed its name to FringeArts. The new name, announced in conjunction with breaking ground on a versatile permanent (more...)

Knight Arts Challenge To Find Best Ideas For the Arts in Philadelphia

Now in its third year, the Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia will call for the best ideas for the arts in Philadelphia Sept. 17 - Oct. 15. The $9 million initiative from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation seeks the most innovative cultural ideas to engage (more...)

Philadelphia As A Destination For Art Lovers

The city of Philadelphia and tourism officials are launching a new arts marketing campaign, according to CBS News. The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation’s Meryl Levitz said to CBS News, that there is " first-of-its-kind partnership to position Philadelphia among the world’s great art destinations". “With the coming (more...)

Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts

Looking for a truly unique holiday gift this year? How about a once-in-a-lifetime experience? The upcoming Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), which holds the spotlight for three and a half weeks next spring (April 7 to May 1), has you covered, with a slate of unprecedented programming featuring (more...)


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