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Arts

Arts Review: "One Year" at the Rotunda

Located right on the edge of campus at the Rotunda, Philly’s FringeArts festival’s “One Year” powerfully features stories of the mothers of murder victims in Philly.

by JORDAN RODNIZKI

DIY: Initial Letters

Think outside your old cereal boxes

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Summer Souvenir DIYs

You may be settled into your new home for the year, but you’re certainly still reminiscing about summertime shenanigans.

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34 Seconds with the Artist: Janelle McDermoth



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Artist Profile: Janelle McDermoth

Name and Year: Janelle McDermoth, C’14 Hometown: Bronx, NY Major: Africana Studies, Music Minor Website:  http://janellemcdermoth.tumblr.com/ Street: You’re an extremely multifaceted artist—you sing, act, write, and photograph.

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Philadelphia Fall Arts Preview

Start marking your calendars: autumn in Philly is flourishing with art of all kinds, from theater to sculpture, openings to closings.

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DIY: Seashell Picture Frames

You’ve scrubbed the summer sand out of your hair, but that doesn’t mean you have to get rid of your seashells.

by GINA DECAGNA

This Week in Philly: 7.25.2013

XPoNential Music Festival When: July 26-28 Where: Susquehanna Bank Center & Wiggins Park Price: $125 for all three days to all accessible stages With a line up featuring everything from the Philly-based DRGN KING to the Lumineers to freakin' Bob Dylan, XPoNential promises to be the one of the best—and certainly most affordable—music festivals of the year.

by CASSANDRA KYRIAZIS

Street Interviews: Elizabeth L. Silver

Elizabeth L. Silver (C ‘01), a lawyer turned novelist, wrote one of the summer’s best reads: The Execution of Noa P. Singleton, a Philadelphia set novel about a woman on death row. Street talked to Silver about the process of writing a novel, Kelly Writer’s house, Mad Mex and why taking risks after graduation is a really good idea.

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This Week in Philly

Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival Where: Saunders Park in Powelton Village When: July 20, 12 p.m.-7 p.m. Cost: Free! Spend the day in West Philly's Powelton Village listening to live jazz performances and enjoying local art at Saunders Park.

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This Week in Philly

Cheers Elephant When: 7/17 Where: Pastorious Park Cost: FREE Why: This up-and-coming band is part of the beautiful Pastorious Park’s free outdoor concert series, and also a part of the XPN Welcomes series.

by AMANDA SHUR

Summer Reading

Take advantage of a recitation free summer and crack open a book (or an e-book). Bookstores Amazon prime can be a little overwhelming, so grab some ideas from street.

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This Week in Philly

You’re in our nation’s birthplace on independence day. Make Ben Franklin Proud.

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This Week in Philly

Philadelphia Night Market June 20 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Cost: Pay as you go 72nd & Ogontz Avenues Philadelphia's most prominent street food festival, the Philly Night Market, will be returning tonight at 72nd and Ogontz Avenues.

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This Week in Philly

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This Week in Philly

Center City Sips is every wednesday from 5-7, over 85 Center City restaurants are offering $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers.

by ABIGAIL KOFFLER

This Week in Philly

Philly Beer Week May 31-June 9 Philly denotes itself as the America's best beer drinking city.

by DONNA HAHN

Summer Gallery Hop

With just a trolley ride or skip away, there’s Philly art to admire every day.

by GINA DECAGNA

This Week in Philly

Get your tickets early for the sixth annual Roots Picnic music festival at Penn’s Landing happening June 1 to see performers like The Roots, Solange and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing June 1, 12 p.m. For some Memorial Weekend celebrating (read: blowing off steam from that stressful summer session class), hit up the Hidden City Festival Block Party on May 25 for DJs, food trucks, and craft beers. Goldtex Building 12th and Wood streets May 25, 7-11 p.m. Forgo yet another Friday at Blarn for retro music and go go dancers at The Trestle Inn’s Friday Nite Backyard BBQ, happening weekly this summer. The Trestle Inn 11th and Callowhill Fridays 5-9 p.m., beginning May 24

by NICOLE MALICK

DIY: Tissue Pack Felt Case

Don’t let the pollen get you down. Blow your nose in style with a personalized tissue pack.

by GINA DECAGNA

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