Tuesday, April 28, 2015

May Events

These events. They just keep coming.

What: North Bowl presents 'The Secret Double' First Friday featuring works by Andre Rucker & Dewey Saunders!
When: May 1
Where: North Bowl
Cost: Free, 21+

What: EAL:P Field Trip: Fringe Arts Scratch Night
When: May 4
Where: Fringearts
Cost: Free

What: Lady Birds Beer Club
When: May 6
Where: Yards Brewery
Cost: Free

What: Bike to Work Day 2015
When: May 15
Where: Stations throughout the city!
Cost: Free

What: The Order of Things Opening Party
When: May 15
Where: The Barnes Foundation
Cost: Members free, $25

What: Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby and Arts Festival
When: May 16
Where: Kensington, Trenton Avenue
Cost: Free

What: VOTE
When: May 19
Where: Philadelphia
Cost: Free

What: Ride of Silence
When: May 20
Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Cost: Free

What: Future Sensations
When: May 30
Where: The Oval
Cost: Free

Monday, April 6, 2015

April things to do!

Edit: Hey, I see this post is getting a lot of traffic! For new visitors, please note that I update this listing as the month goes on. It might be wise to bookmark the page...just sayin'.

There wasn't much happening in March. Don't worry, April's gonna make up for it! First, though, a shameless plug: MY event  (yes, MINE!) is in April! April 9! Please come to the Panel Discussion at Vox Populi on the state of arts writing Philadelphia. I'll be representing PaperClips215 in conversation with some amazing folks fro the Philadelphia Inquirer, Title Magazine, UArts, and Vox Populi.

Alright, here's all the fun upcoming things:

What: Conversation with Jerry Saltz
Where: The Barnes Foundation
When: April 7, 6 pm
Cost: $25 non-members, Members free

What: Panel Discussion: The Cursed Blessing of the Philadelphia Arts Writer Presented by the
           Nicola St.Claire and The Art Blog
Where: Vox Populi AUX Performance Space
When: April 9, 6 pm
Cost: Free

What: cineSPEAK + SPOKE Magazine present "Tour de Film"
Where: The Glass Factory
When: April 10, 6:30 pm
Cost: $8 in advance, $10 at the door

What: Nice and Fresh April: Pop Up Performances of New Theater, Dance, and Circus Arts
Where: Cliveden
When: April 10 and 11, evening, times vary
Cost: $7

What: What's Next Wednesday with the Emerging Arts Leaders of Philadelphia
Where: National Mechanics
When: April 15, 6 pm
Cost: Free

What: Chris Hafield: An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything
Where: The Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Branch
When: April 19, 4 pm
Cost: Free

What: PECO Green Roof Tour
Where: PECO Building
When: April 21, 5 pm
Cost: $10 non-Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Members, $5 PHS members

What: Mayoral Candidate Forum
Where: The Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Branch
When: April 22, 5:45 pm
Cost: Free, Registration required

What: Philadelphia Art Books Festival
Where: The Annex on Filbert
When: April 24 & 25
Cost: Free

What: Bauhaus Curved-Crease Sculpture Workshop
Where: Little Berlin
When: April 25, 7 pm
Cost: Free

What: Roxy Paine in Conversation with Tom Eccles
Where: Van Pelt Auditorium, Philadelphia Museum of Art
When: April 27, 5 pm
Cost: Free for Association of Public Art Members, $25 non-members

Sunday, February 1, 2015

February Events

What: Inliquid Young Professionals Night
When: Friday, February 6, 6 - 9:30 pm
Where: Crane Arts
Cost: $5 in advance; $10 at the door

What: Women Bike PHL Coffee Club
When: Every Wednesday at 8 am
Where: W/N W/N on Feb 11, Joe Coffee on Feb 18Cafe Cret on Feb 25
Cost: Free

What: Free for All hosted by Lord Whimsy
When: Wednesday, February 11, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Where: Institute of Contemporary Art
Cost: Free
Notes: Free Terrarium making workshop!

What: Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention
When: Friday, February 13 - Sunday, February 15
Where: Philadelphia Convention Center
Cost: $22 day / $43 three-day pass
Notes: Check out Sharon Lynn with Biagio's Tattoo Gallery!

What: What's Next Wednesdays with the Emerging Arts Leaders of Philadelpha
When: Wednesday, February 19, 7 pm
Where: The Garage
Cost: Free

What: Women Bike PHL Happy Hour
When: Thursday, February 19, 5 PM
Where: Tattooed Mom's
Cost: Free

What: Bello da vedere, buono da mangiare
When: Thursday, February 19, 6 - 7 pm
Where: America-Italy Society
Cost: Free

What: Territory of Abstraction - Group Exhibition
When: Saturday, February 21, 4 - 6:30 pm
Where: Pentimenti Gallery
Cost: Free

What: Interventionist Book Party
When: Tuesday, February 24, 6 - 9 pm
Where: Slought Foundation
Cost: Free

What: Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia Open House
When: February 26, 5 - 7 pm
Where: 1500 Walnut St Ste 1107
Cost: Free

What: Winter's Warmers: A Chili Cookoff & Homebrew Competition
When: February 28, 1 - 5 pm
Where: Philadelphia Fire Fighter's and Paramedic's Union
Cost: $30 - includes all the chili you can eat, event glass, and access to sample free homebrew

Friday, January 2, 2015

January Stuff to do

These posts are resuming! December was very hectic for me with grad school applications. January will be a bit more low-key. This post will be updated as I learn of new events. Hope to see you all there!

What: January 2015 Philly Full Moon ride: The Wolf Moon!
When: Sunday, January 4, 8 - 11 pm
Where: Meet at Philadelphia Museum Steps
Cost: Free

What: Women Bike PHL Clinic with Performance Bicycle
When: Wednesday, January 7, 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Where: Performance Bicycle
Cost: Free

What: Fishtown 2 Friday FREE Women's Self Defense Class
When: Friday, January 9, 6- 7 or 7 -8 pm
Where: Philly Self Defense
Cost: Free

What: SLV + Daniel De Jesus
When: Friday, January 9, 7:30 PM
Where: A Seed on Diamond Gallery
Cost: $10

What: The True History of Chocolate: An Evening with Professor Michael D. Coe
When: Tuesday, January 13, 7 - 8 pm
Where: The Academy of Natural Sciences
Cost: Free

What: Coffee Hour at the Humane League
When: Tuesday, January 20, 5 - 7 pm
Where: The Humane League
Cost: Free

What: 4 Weeks in January
When: Friday, January 21, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Where: 1fiftyone gallery
Cost: Pay what you can

What: Groundswell Presents: A Community Engagement Forum
When: Thursday, January 22, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Where: Christ Church Neighborhood House
Cost: Free

What: Young Friends Calligraphy Workshop
When: Thursday, January 22 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Where: Historical Society of Philadelphia
Cost: $25

What: 2nd Annual Green Party and Philly Nexus Bash
When: Friday, January 23, 6:30 - 10 PM
Where: Philly CoHo
Cost: Free

What: Women Bike PHL Coffee Club
When: Wednesday, January 28, 8 - 9 AM
Where: Rosa Blanca at Dillworth Park
Cost: Free

What: Young Professionals Across America
When: Wednesday, January 28, 6:30 - 8:45 pm
Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Cost: Pay what you wish

What: Bello da vedere, bello da mangiare (Norman Rusin's lecture on culture behind Italian food)
When: Thursday, January 29, 6 - 7 pm
Where: America-Italy Society of Philadelphia
Cost: Free, RSVP at 215.735.3250

What: University Night with the Museum Council of Philadelphia
When: Friday, January 30, 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Where: Fleisher Art Memorial
Cost: $5 Museum Council members, $10 non-members

What: Young Professionals: Vintage Vaudeville
When: Friday, January 30, 7 - 10 pm
Where: The Barnes Foundation
Cost: $30; $15 for members

What: SPOKE magazine launch party
When: Friday, January 30, 6:30 - 10 pm
Where: American Sardine Bar
Cost: $12

What: Chalk Paint Lettering with Kelly P. Franklin
When: Saturday, January 31, 12 pm, 2 pm, or 4 pm
Where: Paradigm Art Gallery
Cost: Free

What: Philly Bike Party Tropical Paradise Ride
When: Saturday, January 31, 7 - 10 pm
Where: Meet at Art Museum Steps, ride to Tattooed Moms
Cost: Free