Name and Year: Claire Niebergall, 2012
Hometown: Annandale, VA
Major: Fine Arts
Medium of choice: Animation, Graphic Design
When you sit down in front of a blank sheet or computer screen, how do you get started?
Friday, December 10: Big Daddy Charles and the Charlatans, with the Back Alley Sextet, Le Chat Noir, 5 cents
Big Daddy Charles hails from the Mississippi Delta, where he learned to play the gobble–pipe with the coolest cats on the Bayou.
Friday Dec. 3: The Antlers with The Luyas, First Unitarian Church, $13
Brooklyn–based trio The Antlers started as the solo project of Peter Silberman, who recruited Michael Lerner and Darby Cicci to back him on drums and keys, respectively.
Kill two birds with one stone at this charming furniture/clothing store hybrid.
Shopping at Matthew Izzo is like entering a kitschy, candle-scented Wonderland, with wildly different items from African drums to delicate silver chains tempting your wallet in every direction.
This week Associate Professor of the History of Art and Art History Undergraduate Chair Julie Davis sits down with Street and talks about getting Zen, reincarnated tacos and why Philadelphia is a cultural force to be reckoned with.
I had to come to Fisher Fine Arts to write about it. I had to sit under the quotes from Shakespeare that line the Victorian windows of the main reading room; I had to look at the studded brass decals on the staircase; I had to enjoy the quietude that has led the girl next to me to zip her bag so slowly it doesn’t make a noise.
Designed by the renowned Frank Furness in the 1880s and officially dedicated in 1891, FFA was originally the University’s main library.
Virgil Marti, a well–known Philadelphia artist and curator of Set Pieces, a show currently on display at the Institute of Contemporary Art, has given new life to decorative art pieces long forgotten in PMA’s storage facilities.
Friday, Nov. 12: Maserati with Psychic Paramount and Steve Moore, Kung Fu Necktie, $10
The name of this three–piece from Athens, GA says it all: sophistication, precision and most importantly, lightning speed.