Plaques Along Avenue of the Arts’ “Walk of Fame” to Get a Good Polishing Next Week


philly-s-walk-of-fameTo kick off the start of the fall arts season in the city, the Philadelphia Music Alliance, Avenue of the Arts, and the I.A.T.S.E. Local Union 8 will polish the plaques along the Walk of Fame in honor of our rich musical culture.

Next Tuesday, September 23rd, with help from local volunteers and Philadelphia’s music community—including Walk of Fame honorees Chubby Checker, Dee Dee Sharp, Charlie Gracie, Jerry Blavat, and more—Making The Stars Shine will clean and polish the 121 bronze plagues along the Walk of Fame. The Walk spans the Avenue of the Arts from Walnut Street to Spruce Street, honoring Philly’s musical history and esteemed legends.

Making The Stars Shine will highlight the Avenue of the Arts’ fall event schedule, with various arts organizations onsite to offer information about their upcoming performance seasons. The Philly POPS will be in attendance, and tunes from Philadephia Music Alliance honorees will play through sound systems while the plaques are shined.

For more information, click here. More about the Avenue of the Arts’ upcoming programming can be found here.

Making The Stars Shine, Tuesday, September 23rd, 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Philadelphia Walk of Fame, Broad Street between Walnut and Spruce Streets.