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This Philly Artist Is Creating a Positive Space for Mental Health Conversations

Since 2011, local artist and West Philly youth arts teacher Shanina Dionna has been an advocate for mental health, especially through her visual art. With […]

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Wonderspaces Isn’t Another Pop-Up “Experience.” That’s a Good Thing

“Experiential” art installations aren’t a new concept. A few of their hallmarks: long lines, poppy color schemes, themes evoking nostalgia and happiness (Ice cream! Candy! […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Not Just Fishtown Anymore

Did you celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday? Fishtown certainly did, beneath the steady gaze of its new light-pole toppers: the wild turkey and white […]

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Experimental Filmmaker Tiona Nekkia McClodden Doesn’t Care If You Miss the Point

The Rundown Age: 38 CV, abridged: Pew Fellow (2016); Guggenheim Fellow (2019); fellow in art and activism, Bard College (2018-’19); works exhibited at the Museum […]

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Police Say This Guy Stole Art from Penn’s Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

Some people make what they do look so absurdly easy. Case in point: this man who is currently being sought by the FBI’s art theft […]

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6 Must-See Philadelphia Museum Exhibits to Check Out This Winter

Think these cold, dark winter days are uninspiring? These museum exhibits prove otherwise. Freedom’s Journal: The Art of Jerry Pinkney Where: Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Avenue, […]

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This Philly Student’s Gorgeous Women’s Magazine Is the Antidote to Cosmo

It’s been one hell of a year for women. Throughout 2018, we shared painful stories of sexual assault and found a new power in our ability to unite under […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Navy Yard Got Legs

When I was a kid, growing up in Glenside, we drove into the city regularly — to visit relatives, go to museums, see the Wanamaker’s […]

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Here’s How to Get to “Sea Monsters HERE” at the Navy Yard

There’s a brand-new, unbelievably huge and enchantingly bizarre exhibit at the Navy Yard — and you should go see it as soon as possible. The […]

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Be Well Philly

Spend Your Lunch Break at This Free Philadelphia Museum Meditation Series

If you’re one that finds it difficult to get through the day on Fridays because the week has worn you down and you’re #overit, you may […]

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Philly Is Getting Its First Augmented Reality Mural — And It Looks Awesome

Philly is about to get futuristic. The city will get its first ever augmented reality mural next month. The project, “Dreams, Diaspora and Destiny,” will […]

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Duo Picks Philly to Host One-Day-Only “Shithole” Art Show

“Shithole” art is on its way to Philly. This September, two TEDx speakers, travelers and ambitious entrepreneurs plan to host a one-day-only art show full […]


Meet Watson Mere — the Philly Artist Whose MLK-Trump Piece Keeps Going Viral

Within the last year, one particular piece of art keeps popping up at every protest and women’s march, and all across social media platforms including […]

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10 Things to Do in Movies, Comedy, Books and Art

Dolemite @ Space 1026 | Wednesday, February 28 Comedian/showman Rudy Ray Moore stars in this blaxploitation action/comedy film from 1975. Dirty cops plant drugs, guns […]

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Writer Sofiya Ballin on Going Solo for “Black History Untold”

The second part of award-winning journalist Sofiya Ballin’s essay and photo series, “Black History Untold: Future,” will begin to roll out on Thursday afternoon. The Black […]