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Top 5 Must Sees at Live Arts & Philly Fringe

Ditch the Natty Light for the limelight this weekend as Philly’s annual culture fest comes to a close.

by ELLIE LEVITT

Artspiration: Claes Oldenburg’s “Paint Torch”

Split Button, Penn campus’ cleverly adopted sex symbol, is not the only oversized domestic object in Philadelphia.

by EMILY ORRSON

Illadelphia’s Finest

The Philadelphia Museum of Art handpicks the best and brightest of Philadelphia’s local art scene.

by MEGAN RUBEN

Amplified Simplicity: Claes Oldenburg's presence in Philadelphia and worldwide

1960s After graduating from Yale University, Oldenburg moved to New York City, where he and a group of artists challenged Abstract Expressionism with a performance art project called “Happenings” — partly scripted, partly spontaneous theatrical vignettes.

by ELLIE LEVITT

Submit Your Photos to Our Summer Photo Contest :)

Calling all paparazzo, models, and Instagram-addicts: Receive recognition from the masses by submitting your favorite summer photos to 34th Street's SUMMER PHOTO CONTEST.

by 34TH STREET

Faces

Standouts save a lackluster show

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On Thin Ice

Diane Burko’s photographs of the effects of climate change force us to think

by DEEPA LAKSHMIN

'The Hooligan' Makes a Scene: Alexander McQueen at the Met

Alexander McQueen’s commemorative fashion exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is sure to shock and astound.

by INNA KOFMAN

This Week In: America's Birthday

Our 4th of July picks arrive prematurely this week, as we will be taking some time off to rage in honor of America’s birth. Here are Street’s picks for celebrating the U. S. of A.’s 235th.

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An Affair to Remember

Alfred Jacob Miller’s romantic ideals of the West blur the lines between fact and fiction

by URJA MITTAL

This Week In: ARTS

In honor of the inaugural First Friday happening down in Old City tomorrow, Street suggests a few other arts offerings to take advantage of this weekend Art After 5 Performers from the Center City Opera Theatre will descend upon the Great Stair Hall of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in this French and Italian Opera Night–themed edition of the Art After 5 program. In the popular Friday–series, museum doors stay open late, offering guided tours, music and drinks to art connoisseurs.

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Let Your Creativity Flow

With the semester winding down and the long–awaited lovely weather coaxing us out of hibernation, Street looked around campus for some spots to read, write or draw.

by ALEXANDRA JAFFE

School's Out

Interning in a strange city this summer? Relaxing in the burbs? Take some time to check out the lesser–known art destinations in and away from Philadelphia.

by 34TH STREET

International Art at Home

1911: a year in which Paris saw passion and greatness intertwine to redefine the path of art and creativity.

by ISABEL OLIVERES

Stall Confessions

We typically associate bathroom stall graffiti with “Call here for [some sexual act],” but the right–most men’s stall in the Fisher Fine Arts Library has nothing of the sort.

by AUSTIN LEVITT

Lasting Impressions

The Slought Foundation brings the haunting video installations of renowned French artist Tania Mouraud to our doorstep.

by MEGAN RUBEN

What's Your Secret?

Do you have a secret?

by ALEXANDRA JAFFE

Arts Listings 4/9

Life As I See It The William Way Community Center 1315 Spruce Street Monday–Friday 9 a.m.

by 34TH STREET

Best of Penn, Visualized II

David Comberg's FNAR-337 Takes On the Best of Penn

by 34TH STREET

DIY: Origami Shirt

It’s not quite wearable art, but this craft will be sure to get some smiles from your friends (and it makes for a nifty bookmark). What you’ll need: 1.

by 34TH STREET

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