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Featured Artists:

Title      Artist      Genre
Electric Hoe Down       Nat King Tron       Eclectic
My Name Is Tron       Nat King Tron       Eclectic
Tied       Bruce Torres       Acoustic Rock
CityGirl       Bruce Torres       Acoustic Rock
Cancin Que Nace En Mi       Tribal Scream       Latin Rock
Te Podria Pasar A Ti       Tribal Scream       Latin Rock
Obey       T.P.D.       Indie Pop
Something Delicious       Stellarscope       Indie Rock
Cryogenic Sleep       Stellarscope       Indie Rock
Insomnia       Psylichon       Electronic
Broken Open       Psylichon       Acoustic Rock
Medicine       Jimbo       Punk

Philly Music & Nightlife:

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 • So Long and Thanks for All the Fish
    ]]> let the world know that Phillyist was live and online. Now five years six months three days and nearly 13000 posts later it is my official duty to provide one last post for Phillyist. [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

 • Thanks for Four Years of Awesome
    ]]> Elevating My Frustration. It was about elevator etiquette. I've come a long way since then. I featured interesting Twitter users and hope some of them will follow us into the future at @keypulp. I wrote not one but two posts on the mysterious Toynbee tiles. The local sleuths who spent years investigating them were the subject of a Sundance-winning documentary called Ressurect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles. [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

 • Photoist
    ]]> Snowventure along the WissahickonPhotographed by: Julia RoweWissahickon Creek [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

 • Blogged Around Philly: Farewell Edition
    ]]> Who needs an RSS feed when you have us? The best from this week in the 215 blogosphere... [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

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 • Good Advice From a Bad Person
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 • A Little Friendly Advice For Our South Philly Neighbors
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 • ArtIST: Mami Kato
    ]]> Mami Kato. A Japanese citizen Kato was born and raised in Japan before coming to Philadelphia to attend the Philadelphia College of Art (now the University of the Arts) on a transfer program. After moving back to Japan for a spell she relocated to Philadelphia permanently eighteen years ago. For more insight into the career of this artIST keep reading. [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

 • This Week In Philadelphia Theatre
    ]]> Love Lessons From Abu Ghraid a one woman show that opens at Interact this week looks pretty compelling. [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

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    ]]> CapogiroPhotographed by: cheshire smile eats (and drinks)Center City [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

 • The 2011 State of the Union
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 • Introducing ... KeyPulp!
    ]]> teased on Twitter yesterday and revealed to Technically Philly this morning January 31 is not the last you'll be seeing of the Phillyist editors and staff. True Phillyist won't be updated after 5:00 p.m. next Monday but as that song we got stuck in your heads last week goes: "every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

 • Phillyist Reads... Eleanor Brown at Chester County Book & Music Company
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 • En Garde!
    ]]> Philadelphia Invitational a season-opening men's and women's fencing event that saw fencing squads from schools such as Duke and UNC don their plastrons and knickers and do sabered battle in University City. Penn's men's team ranked seventh nationally was totally dominant. They went a perfect 6–0 on the day only coming close to defeat against Duke. Here's a quick video recap with an interview with Penn junior Vidur Kapur. Errol Flynn ain't got shit on these bucklers of swash. [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

 • Yo Philly In the News
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 • Phillyist Playlist: Evan Dando and Juliana Hatfield at World Cafe Live
    ]]> Evan Dando [MySpace] and Juliana Hatfield [MySpace] two former poster children of the grunge movement with a lot of history together. Both from Boston Hatfield and Dando have gone through various iterations of living together rumored knocking boots (Hatfield says she belongs to "a distinguished though probably small group of girls who can claim the distinction of having said no to going all the way with Evan Dando ... I lost my virginity to Spike Jonze") breaking hearts and making music over the last twenty-five years. They recently reunited for two shows in New York City which then inspired a small fall tour through the East Coast that continues into University City tonight. [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

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    ]]> IcingPhotographed by: Jana SheaPhiladelphia [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

 • Philly Loves Beer: Last Call
    ]]> has another week this will be the last Philly Loves Beer as I will be in the land of Abita and too much High Life when that happens. So this will be goodbye and as I am horrible at these kind of things I will leave you with other places you can turn to when you need beer info brewing drinking or otherwise. [ more › ] ]]> >> read more or comment

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Current Exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art:

 • The Impressionist’s Eye
    April 16 2019 - August 18 2019: Peer over the shoulder of Claude Monet Mary Cassatt Vincent van Gogh and others as they make their indelible mark on canvas paper and bronze. Best known as oil painters the artists in this tight-knit group actually moved fluidly from one medium to another supporting and inspiring one another. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see a broad range of Impressionist sculpture painting and works on paper shown together.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/885.html >> read more or comment

 • Yoshitoshi: Spirit and Spectacle
    April 16 2019 - August 18 2019: Conventional in his beliefs and inventive in his art Yoshitoshi created vivid dynamic imagery that responded to the rapid modernization of Japan during the late 1800s. Discover the brilliant colors and spirited lines of the last great master of the traditional Japanese woodblock print whose work inspired modern-day manga and anime.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/884.html >> read more or comment

 • Long Light: Photographs by David Lebe
    February 9 2019 - May 5 2019: Long Light the first museum survey devoted to American photographer David Lebe examines his remarkable artistic range and experimentation over five decades including his powerful representations of gay experience and living with AIDS. The exhibition comprises around 145 photographs created from 1969 to the present drawn primarily from the museum’s collection.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/891.html >> read more or comment

 • Whitman Alabama
    February 23 2019 - June 9 2019: Filmmaker Jennifer Crandall’s Whitman Alabama brings Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” to life through the voices of Alabama residents. The film installation also features photographs that suggest the richness of American identity.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/889.html >> read more or comment

 • Antony Gormley: STAND
    January 24 2019 - June 16 2019: Perched high on the museum’s Rocky steps ten cast-iron ”blockwork” sculptures by British artist Antony Gormley bring art outside releasing it into the city’s shared space.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/886.html >> read more or comment

 • Arte Povera: Homage to Amalfi ’68
    October 27 2018 - July 7 2019: Fifty years ago a three-day exhibition and happening in Amalfi changed the course of contemporary art in Italy. Arte Povera reacted against the dominance of Minimalism and Pop Art and engaged in a type of guerrilla art-making emphasizing process and the use of humble inexpensive materials. This installation pays tribute to that groundbreaking event and features a number of works originally exhibited in Amalfi.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/887.html >> read more or comment

 • We the People: American Prints from Between the World Wars
    March 21 2019 - July 24 2019: Explore prints depicting the good times hard times and war-time experiences of everyday Americans in the 1930s and 1940s.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/892.html >> read more or comment

 • The Duchamp Family
    August 18 2018 - August 11 2019: Marcel Duchamp was one of the most original figures of his era. He also belonged to a close-knit clan of artistic innovators each of whom made distinctive contributions to modern art. This exhibition highlights the Duchamps and the many connections linking their groundbreaking works.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/882.html >> read more or comment

 • Now She: Two Sculptures by Ursula von Rydingsvard
    April 26 2018 - August 2020: Explore two majestic works by renowned artist Ursula von Rydingsvard in the Museum’s Sculpture Garden. First constructed in cedar and then cast in bronze and urethane resin these lyrical sculptures exemplify the artist’s complex approach to scale material and technique. Now She coincides with a major exhibition devoted to the sculptor’s work at the Fabric Workshop and Museum.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/871.html >> read more or comment

 • New Chinese Galleries
    February 3 2019 - February 3 2021: Rediscover four thousand years of the art of China in our newly reimagined and reinstalled Chinese galleries featuring recently conserved works improved lighting and many objects on view together for the first time.http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/888.html >> read more or comment

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