Archive for February 7th, 2013

Fleisher/Ollman Gallery Moves, Partners On Gallery In Portland

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Big changes are coming in the local art gallery world, as the Fleisher/Ollman Gallery is moving from their location at 1616 Walnut Street to a new spot at 1216 Arch Street. The new location will open with an inaugural exhibition at the new 5,000 square foot gallery in March, which means Jayson Musson‘s Cosby Sweater […]

This Evening: FEED YOUR HEAD

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

>>> Hey, let’s give a shout-out to two of our fellow Philly new-era pubs that consistently get it right: Both Grid and Hidden City are teaming up for an after-work party at Reading Terminal Market. (PS WE LOVE YOU, DOWNTOWN CHEESE.) >>> Meanwhile, this whole new-ish Philly comedy scene continues to percolate in the very […]

Join The People Behind Full Stop At Kelly Writers House For A Discussion On Print Media And The Contemporary Criticism World

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

We’ve all been told print is dying (sometimes, we’re the ones doing the telling), but what does that mean for those who want to start a new publication? The people at Full Stop have a pretty good idea, since their independent online magazine of literary journalism and criticism was founded two years ago, well after […]

Joe Biden Will Be In Philadelphia Monday To Talk Gun Control

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Cheers champ.

Captain Freeshit: Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Beak And Instamatic Tomorrow Night At Underground Arts!

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

BEAK>> by BEAK> The three members of Beak> all have other stuff going on. Matt Williams plays with Fairgrounds, Billy Fuller has played with Massive Attack, Robert Plant, and more, and Geoff Barrow is the founder and driving force behind Portishead. Together, in Beak>, they make the sort of droned-out, atmospheric sounds you expect would […]

Recommended Reading: Josh Kruger’s Ode To Philadelphia’s HIV/AIDS Services

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Josh Kruger is HIV+, and according to him, he’s lucky to be living in Philadelphia: My situation is not unique; after all, at last count, there were nearly 20,000 Philadelphians currently living with HIV/AIDS. What makes those living with HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia different, however, is the fact that we are lucky enough to live in […]

Visual Artist Tacita Dean Will Debut New Work At Arcadia Tonight

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Tacita Dean, JG, 2013. Color and black & white anamorphic 35mm film with optical sound, 26½ minutes Ain’t no First Friday like an Arcadia University First Friday ’cause an Arcadia University First Friday is a Thursday: Renowned visual artist and analog film activist Tacita Dean will debut new work at the Arcadia University Art Gallery […]

And With That, The Youngest New Hamels Begins To Learn The Hamels-Strobel Way

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Cole Hamels adopted a baby from Ethiopia. The exclusive story with the Phillies star & his family on @6abc tonight twitter.com/JeffSkversky/s… — Jeff Skversky (@JeffSkversky) February 7, 2013 Rule one: Eating alone, dressed to the nines, in a dining room where the only other company is a photographer? Well, that’s just what we do. (Also: […]

This Moment In Fiebush: Feibush, The Neighborhood PAC

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

It was bad enough when real estate developer Ori Feibush started a real estate blog called Naked Philly and then hid his own conflict-of-interest-y involvement in it for months and months. It was even more annoying that he would answer emails as “Mr. Fox” and that the site’s motto was “We’ve got nothing to hide!” […]

Baltimore Apparently Taking This Whole “Philly Got Poe” Thing Seriously

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Now, look, we’ve been through this before: Philly won the smackdown, and ol’ Grip (the raven, rather, THEE RAVEN) has been living in the Free Library Rare Book Department since who-knows-when, and it has been, for at least a few years now, perfectly sane and safe and right to say Edgar Allen Poe is — […]