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Arts

Thank God It's (First) Friday

This month’s art party is more than just an excuse to pilfer cups of wine from Second Street galleries.

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THIS WEEK... 9.23.10

ARTS Now — October 12: Judith Leiber: The Art of the Handbag, The Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, Free These days if you catch someone carrying a Judith Leiber bag they are most likely a mother, a grandmother, or a gin-swilling Connecticut yuppie.

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Stencil-Nation

Sure, you ain't no Banksy, but Arts has your back. This week, we show you how to DIY Materials: • One roll .003” acetate drafting film (available at Blick and other art supply stores) • An Exacto knife • A can of spray paint (we used Montana) • A computer with a graphics editing program (if you don’t have one, download Gimp.

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Interview: Abdi Farah

A little over a year ago, Penn alum Abdi Farah (‘09) was napping in Fisher Fine Arts. But since winning the first season of Bravo’s reality art competition, Work of Art, he’s become a household name, scored a solo show at the Brooklyn Museum and pocketed a cool hundred grand.

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This Week ...

MUSIC Monday, 9/20: No Age with Small Black and Grandchildren.

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Your Guide to the Galleries

Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq. Locks Gallery has been bringing cutting edge art to South Philadelphia for over 40 years.

by ANNIE NAYAK

This Week In... 04.22.2010

MUSIC Friday, 4/23: Quasi with Let’s Wrestle, Johnny Brenda’s, $12, 21+ Janet Weiss, our love for you will never die.

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Decoding The Voice

Senior Curator Ingrid Schaffner riffs on the opening of the ICA's newest exhibition, Queer Voice. Be one of the first to see the show when its run begins tonight at 6:00 p.m.

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Window Shopping

Blood-soaked eyeball bouquets? Check. Giant murals of fantastical creatures? Got it. Some stores use their window displays as more than just a means of hawking their product.

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This Week In... 04.15.2010

MUSIC Friday, 4/16: Liars with Fol Chen, First Unitarian Church, $12, All Ages Liars is a dark band.

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Sustainable Seafood In Philly

Otolith Market 2133 Huntingdon St. (215) 426-4266 Ippolito Seafood Co. 1300 Dickinson St. (215) 389-8906 Anastasi Seafood Market 1101 S.

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One Track Mind

With less than two minutes of a new track, Drake has left us pleasantly surprised. One of the recent leaks off his debut album — Thank Me Later, set for release in May — is an incomplete clip from a love song called “Fall For Your Type.” And even missing three of its verses, it’s rather good.

by ELENA GOORAY

This Week In... 04.8.2010

MUSIC Thursday, 4/8: The US Air Guitar Championships: Philadelphia Regional Finals, Johnny Brenda’s, $ 10, 21+ Do you have particularly good air guitar skills?

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April Artgenda

Annabeth Rosen: Contingency, Mei-Ling Hom: Yun Nan = Southern Clouds and Paul Swenbeck: Shaker Legend-Trip Fleisher/Ollman Gallery 1616 Walnut Street, Suite 100 Now — May 1 With Philadelpha still reeling from hosting the National Conference for Education in the Ceramic Arts, Fleisher/Ollman offers up the work of three innovative ceramic artists working primarily with clay.

by ADRIAN PELLICCIA

Titanic Failure

Given the recent success of James Cameron’s Avatar, more and more films will come out in 3D with the hope of mimicking its immersive style of storytelling.

by BEN EPSTEIN

This Week In... 4.1.2010

MUSIC Today — 4/1: A Sunny Day in Glasgow, KungFu Necktie, $10 If you’re new to the space-rock, shuffly, pre-emo genre, let Pitchfork faves and Philly locals A Sunny Day In Glasgow welcome you into the fold.

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Men Seldom Make Passes At Girls (And Boys) In Lame Classes

Undoubtedly Penn’s best kept academic secret, the extensive fine arts classes on offer will be sure to astound you.

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This Week In... 3.25.2010

MUSIC Sunday, 3/28: Beaches, Kung Fu Necktie, $5, 21+ This is not your average girl group.

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This Week In... 03.18.19

MUSIC Tonight: Janelle Monae, Johnny Brenda’s, $12, 21+ A few awesome things about Janelle Monae: 1.

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Craft Like It's 1999

Most of us need some dedicated relaxation time ­— and sitting in front of Facebook doesn’t really count.

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