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Art Museum to Display Rare Vermeer Painting Tomorrow

Tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. the Philadelphia Museum of Art is unveiling a rare (though, with only 36 in the world, they’re all rare) Johannes Vermeer […]

The City, 1919, Fernand Léger, French, 1881 – 1955, Oil on canvas, 7 feet 7 inches x 9 feet 9 1/2 inches (231.1 x 298.4 cm), Philadelphia Museum of Art, A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952, © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
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I Used to Think Léger’s Work Was a Meaningless Hodgepodge [GALLERY]

I have never been a big fan of the French modern painter Fernand Léger. His work always looked to me like a meaningless hodgepodge. I’m […]

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The One Upside to Being a Philly High Schooler

Don’t move out of the city yet, 30something gentrifiers! Looks like there’s a perk to being a high school student in Philadelphia after all!

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Art After 5’s Stars of Starr Menu

Art After 5 could be one of the most under-appreciated weekend activities this city has to offer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art‘s Great Stair Hall, […]

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Pittsburgh Art Exhibit Is Giving People Seizures

The Frick collections. The Carnegie Museum of Art. Andy Warhol. Jennifer Beals in Flashdance. We have to admit that Pittsburgh, for all its yinzerness, has some […]

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A Very Handy Map of Made in America Road Closures

Courtesy of West Philly Reddit user CthulhuCompanionCube, here’s a map of the road closures that the Made in America Festival will unload on Philadelphia this weekend. […]

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Cash-Strapped School District May Sell Off (Somewhat) Beloved Art Collection

Earlier this month, the comment-o-sphere erupted after news broke that Detroit was contemplating selling off the collection of its beloved art institute to help the […]

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Get Ready for the Best of Philly Bash

For the first time in years Philadelphia magazine’s Best of Philly party will be open to the public. The big bash happens tomorrow, Tuesday, August 20th […]

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This Friday Is (Kevin) Bacon Fest on the Parkway

  This Friday, July 26th you can watch some Bacon while eating bacon on the Parkway. That’s right, Food & Flicks at The Oval presents Footloose, starring THE […]

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Eakins Oval About To Become Philadelphia Family Fun Spot

Our friends at Foobooz have already noted the arrival of food trucks at Eakins Oval—it’s part of a broader summertime transformation of the space into […]

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Food Trucks Head to the Oval

Eakins Oval becomes “The Oval” today, “the new shape of fun.” In an effort to transform the underutilized public space into something more, the area […]

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WATCH: 86-Year-Old Grandma Does The Rocky Steps

Trust us when we say that literally dozens of times a day, somebody uploads a video of themselves running the Rocky steps at the Philadelphia […]

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UPDATE: Water Works Is Offering Special $7 Brunch for Its 7th Anniversary

UPDATE: The brunch is now completely sold out. The Water Works Restaurant is celebrating its seventh anniversary this Sunday, July 21st by offering its Sunday brunch […]

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VIDEO: July 4th Fireworks Over the Art Museum

In case you missed it… Also, somebody reportedly fired a bb gun into the crowd, which at the time, probably appeared scarier than it was. […]

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Where the Food Trucks Roam in Philadelphia

Food truck culture has truly taken off in Philadelphia. Night Markets are supported by than 60 food trucks and on any given day, there are […]