‘Inner Monologues’: A benefit concert for arts education

Arts, Local Life May 10, 2012 0 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak Yes! And… Collaborative Arts, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Folksong Society, is hosting an evening with The Spinning Leaves, joined by guests Zach Stock and John Mallinen at 8 p.m. Friday, May 11, at the Yards Brewing Company, 901 N. Delaware Ave., to raise funds for its summer theater program. Yes! […]
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Solomon Levy Gallery of Art opens Friday at Mt. Airy Art Garage

Arts, Local Life April 26, 2012 0 Comments

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG), a creative community center for emerging and professional artists in Northwest Philadelphia will host an opening reception and dedication of the Solomon Levy Gallery of Art on Friday, April 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Gallery’s first exhibit, “Travels Through Life,” will feature the work of the late […]
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Pop-up gallery to open Saturday on W. Willow Grove Ave.

Arts March 1, 2012 0 Comments

Until owners of Balance Chestnut Hill work out the exact date the fitness center is to relocate to 12. Willow Grove Ave., local artists are taking advantage of the unused space. Shortly after Elie-Anne Chevrier Lewis and her band of local from-home décor businesses closed the doors to Nomad, which had occupied the space until […]
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Acclaimed ballerina dances for the last time

Arts, Local Life February 17, 2012 0 Comments

By Michael Caruso Manayunk prima ballerina Riolama Lorenzo retired from the Pennsylvania Ballet with two performances Sunday afternoon in the Merriam Theater. After a dazzling ten-year career as a principal dancer with the East Falls-based company, Lorenzo is leaving the stage to devote more time to her husband and two young children. Her farewell appearances […]
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Male soprano solid as a rock at Hill church concert

Arts, Local Life February 10, 2012 0 Comments

by Michael Caruso It’s rare for the programs of such diverse ensembles as Tempesta di Mare and the Philadelphia Orchestra to have any connecting link, but this past weekend’s performances by the two groups did share some part of the standard repertoire in common. Not surprisingly, music composed during the baroque period  — 1600 to […]
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Arts Initiative founders reflect on a good year and plan for the next

Arts January 18, 2012 2 Comments

by Pete Mazzaccaro On a cold Saturday morning, Brookes Britcher and Bryan Rice were busy breaking down the interior of 8517 Germantown Ave., a retail space that had for the past eight months served as the home exhibition space for the arts collective they founded, the Chestnut Hill Arts Initiative. Britcher and Rice took a […]
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