For this edition of Philly After Dark, photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at Johnny Brenda's where hip hop artist Black Milk was backed by live band Nat Turner in support of his "Play Like Hell" tour, Arch Enemy Arts with two new collections, The AEA "Summer Reading List" and "Lost Cause," and Kung Fu Necktie for "Friends and Fam" with DJ Matthew Law, hosted by The Bul Bey and special guest DJ Foxx Boogie.
Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin hosted his second annual Make The World Better (MTWB) benefit concert at a sold-out Union Transfer on Saturday night.
The evening featured performances by Mac Demarco, Parquet Courts, Marian Hill and The Suffers, as well as a pre-concert BBQ for VIP ticket holders with Eagles players Jason Kelce, Vinny Curry, Beau Allen, among others.
Overall the night was a success raising over $300,000 for the revitalization project of Smith Playground in South Philadelphia.
The Barnes Foundation held their popular Young Professionals Night at the Barnes Museum on Friday, June 12, 2015 with hundreds of art lovers and scenesters who enjoyed the various exhibits, including the current “The Order of Things” exhibition. Attendees mixed and mingled to the sounds of DJ Ben Arsenal, De Tierra Caliente and Elikeh, as well as world dance music by DJ Ben Arsenal. Despite the very warm temperatures, guests enjoyed the patio, where there was a dance floor and seating areas.
For this week's edition of Philly After Dark, photographer Tim Blackwell visited the premiere of the "Sons of Ben" documentary at The Trocadero on Wednesday, the opening reception for painter Steve Short's solo exhibition at the Get It Gallery and the opening reception for the "Chang Liu: Wild Growth" solo exhibit at LMNL Gallery on Friday and "The Pancakes and Booze Art Show" at Underground Arts on Saturday.
For this week's edition of Philly After Dark, photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at the relaunch of Dave & Busters' dockside bar on Thursday and "The Bounce" at The Barbary on Friday.
This past weekend photographer Tim Blackwell made stops at Johnny Brenda's for the throwback themed "It's The Year" party and City Tap House for the popular house and disco day party "Sundae."
Tim BlackwellFor this week's edition of Philly After Dark, Tim Blackwell made stops at NinetyNine" with DJ Dirty at Saint Lazarus Bar and Tech N9ne at The Trocadero on Wednesday, "MOTION Thursdays" at Silk City Bar and Lounge with DJs Matthew Law, Sonny James, specials guests DJ Leanwitit and host MC Elixir on Thursday, and "Philly Loves" with DJ Mike Nyce and host Flygirrl at Johnny Brenda's on Saturday.
Last night the Delaware River Waterfront Corp (DRWC) hosted a fundraiser preview party for Spruce Street Harbor Park presented by Univest/Valley Green Bank (SSHP) this summer.
Guests enjoyed specialty cocktails and wine in addition to unlimited delicious bites from vendors like Garces Group, serving Kobe Hot Dogs, ribs and my favorite Chifa fried chicken.
You'll also find Federal Donuts serving their popular donuts and friend chicken. There's also delicious ice cream from Franklin Fountain. They have all the fun things they had last year – a life-sized chess game, shuffle board and arcade games – and loads of places to sit and hang.