From here to there: The National Poster Restrospecticus

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Music and poster design have danced hand in hand for decades. The rise of the American gig poster really began in the 1960s, a decade well... Read more

First Friday round up: September

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Celebrate the end of this wonderfully short workweek with some of these First Friday art events. It’s probably the last First Friday... Read more

Sylvania: The sounds of South Philly

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“I’ve seen some things change and some things stay the same,” says Ed McBride Sr. from a small speaker. “I’ve... Read more

The living, breathing arts

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The Fringe Festival has always been about artists producing work they otherwise couldn’t, and audiences seeing shows they normally wouldn’t... Read more

Artspotting: The Memorial to the Korean War

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It is hard to get excited about war memorials. There are exceptions: Maya Lin’s memorial to the Vietnam War in Washington DC, for example... Read more

This is what you’re missing

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Restaurants and businesses aren’t the only places using Twitter accounts to promote themselves. Our cultural institutes are adopting... Read more

Artspotting: Philadelphia’s LOVE sculpture

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Love, it has been said, is pain. Robert Indiana would probably agree. He’s the artist who created the LOVE sculpture in JFK Plaza in... Read more

Two sides of the same brain

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Two tables with anonymous clutter stand in a squalid room. The boy (Dexter Anderson) squats downstage, under enough light to make out the angles... Read more