Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Home & Design

Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Philadelphia Orchestra celebrated a new season, performing Sept. 30 for the more than 1,100 guests and supporters attending the Opening Night Gala at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Attendees were treated
History Making Productions presented Urban Trinity: The Story of Catholic Philadelphia on Sept. 23 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Mayor Nutter offered greetings to guests attending the screening and cocktail reception at the Perelman Theatr
The 19th annual Radnor Hunt Concours d'Elegance Car Show drove in a showstopping collection Sept. 13 for area car enthusiasts. Since its debut in 1997, the invitation-only event has brought together 100 marquee vehicles each year.
Today is the last day to experience the Red Bull 'Art of Can' pop-up exhibit at Dilworth Park. It features physical and digital art installations submitted by national artists utilizing the Red Bull can.
Molly Buckley loves movies, so for the last four years, the Devon girl has hosted a backyard movie-night birthday party with popcorn machine, homemade cardboard "cars" to sit in, and yummy treats. After Molly turns 9 Sunday, she and her St. Katharine of Siena School friends and family will again enjoy a film - this year, Cinderella (the live-action version) - under the stars.
Had it been a normal October, the big attraction of the Philadelphia Open Studio Tour on Saturday would have been the artist hive at 915 Spring Garden, the massive redbrick Reading Railroad train station hard by the abandoned viaduct.
At the moment, Pearl Street is a Dumpster-lined alley in Chinatown North that functions mostly as a shared rear entry to businesses, a homeless shelter, a school, condominiums, and a parking garage, and as a pass-through beneath the Reading Viaduct.
Daniyah is an adorable 9-year-old with a delightful smile. She is bright, assertive, independent, and self-confident. Very articulate for her young age, Daniyah can hold her own in conversations with adults and her peers. Energetic and athletic, she loves to play baseball, basketball, and soccer. Daniyah also enjoys riding her bike, dancing, and listening to music. Birthdays and Christmas are her favorite holidays, because that's when families come together and celebrate.
When Philadelphia City Paper ceases publication after a final issue Thursday, the alternative weekly's extensive archives could disappear with it.
Q: My boyfriend and I are working on our new house together, and we really need your help. I've been looking at websites and asking my friends about what kind of light we need in our kitchen. My parents ended up with three tiny lights over their kitchen island, which don't really provide a lot of light. My mom calls them pendants and says they are more for decoration. But our kitchen isn't big, and we need all the light we can get. Is a chandelier a better idea for us?
What kind of flooring should you choose for a stairway?