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Arts

Safeword: MFA Class of 2013

Head over to Meyerson for the last day of Penn Design’s M.F.A. exhibition.

by MEGAN RUBEN

Printed Yellow

This thrilling examination of the evolution of portrayals of Asian–Americans in comic books charts the last half–century of American racial sensibility and its pop culture influences.

by EMILY ORRSON

Facing the Facts

Zoe-Strauss: Ten Years, currently exhibited at the PMA forces Philadelphians to look at their surroundings straight on

by INNA KOFMAN

Artist Profile: Lauren Yates

Street: What inspired you to start writing poetry? Lauren Yates: I honestly can’t remember.

by 34TH STREET

Material Arts

Take advantage of the surge in unconventional media hitting Philly this month.

by MEGAN RUBEN

DIY: <3 Bookmark

Begin by cutting a square of paper 5 in. x 5 in. Then follow these simple instructions: [gallery columns="1"]

by ELLIE LEVITT

Tandem Biking and Other Dangerous Pastimes For Two

Artistic Director Hannah de Keijzer chats with us about Green Chair Dance Group’s upcoming performance. Don’t miss the opening night of [insert absurdly long title here] in Annenberg!

by 34TH STREET

Thank God It's (First) Friday

From graffiti to outer space, Philly offers some eccentric artistic explorations — matched by free wine, cheese and automatic sophistication — this month in Old City.

by 34TH STREET

Up Close & Personal

Philly is the only American stop for this ground–breaking Van Gogh exhibition.

by ISABEL OLIVERES

Philly Arts Websites

With only so much space each week, Arts can’t possibly cover all things local and creative. And that’s where these amazing sites step in — click, drool, repeat.

by ELLIE LEVITT

Calling All Public—Art Aficionados

College Sophomore and Fairmount Park Art Association Marketing and Graphics Intern Lauren Robie explains how a tango dance party, a scavenger hunt and an audio app can bring us all a little closer to Philly’s impressive Public Art collection. Street: What does the Fairmount Park Art Association do? Lauren Robie: The association works with conserving, commissioning, and bringing awareness to public art in Philadelphia.

by 34TH STREET

Arts Listings: 1.26

The Marriage Equality Cabaret 2/4, 8 p.m. The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street This musical and comedic variety show is not only right on campus, but benefits Freedom to Marry, an association in support of marriage equality. -------- True Stories Exhibition Now through 2/3, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Locks Gallery, 600 Washington Square South In the market for a free film that redefines the boundary between video art and documentary film?

by 34TH STREET

Artist Profile: Amanda Murphy

Name and Year: Amanda "Murf" Murphy, '12 Hometown: Philly, born and raised. Major: Fine Arts Medium of Choice: Film Street: Since you work in many mediums, how do you decide where to start — and what materials to use — for a project?

by 34TH STREET

Afternoon With Arts

Does your weekend procrastination calendar need a little more flair? Netflix addictions are so 2011, but we hear contemporary installations and quirky antique stores are the new pink.

by MEGAN RUBEN

Campus Gems: Antillean Couple

The most devoted couple on campus?

by LIN ZHENG

Strauss in the Open

Take a Saturday afternoon to hop on the 43 Bus and see four of Zoe Strauss’s photographic billboards. On your way, grab some tacos, ‘tiques and screen–printed tees.

by ELLIE LEVITT

Gettin' TAC-e

Quadramics, iNtuitons and PenNaatak of the Theater Arts Council want you for their upcoming spring shows. Check out how to get involved…and how to get drunk more theatrically.

by 34TH STREET

Bursar Me Diamonds

Not feeling as extraordinary as Teresa or Kim? One trip to the Penn bookstore and you can bursar your way to a zebra–striped housewife heaven. Despite what the Countess says, Street knows that (fake) money can buy you class.

by 34TH STREET

DIY: Real Housewife Lips

This article is a part of the the Fall 2011 Joke Issue: Real Housewives of 34th Street. Sure, botox removed years from that wrinkly old face of yours, but when it comes to facial expressions, versatility is key.

by 34TH STREET

Check Out The Fine Arts Senior Thesis Preview Show

Featuring: Tenaya Anue, Becky Bailey, Jillian Blackwell, Lynda Diane Brody, Alex Goree, Alexander Hovnanian, Connie Ko, Weiren Liu, Sayra López, Quintin Marcus, Amanda Murphy, Claire Niebergall, Jesse Rappaport, Alex Remnick, Sarah Shults, Elise Wrabetz, Allison Zuckerman Where: Charles Fine Arts Gallery When: Now through December 8 Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday 10am-5pm http://thesis2012.upennfinearts.com/ Need a preview of a preview?

by 34TH STREET

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