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.
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.
Annabeth Rosen: Contingency, Mei-Ling Hom: Yun Nan = Southern Clouds and Paul Swenbeck: Shaker Legend-Trip
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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.
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.
Thursday, 2/18: Mission of Burma with Sleeper Agent, First Unitarian Church, $16, All Ages
Mission of Burma is one of the most important bands of the past 20 years, and once you hear them play, you’ll immediately know why.