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Arts

Street DYI Wall Decals

Materials: 1 very sharp and sturdy X–Acto knife 1 pair of scissors 1 straight edge 1 high contrast image Tape Contact paper in any color or texture Directions: 1.

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This Week in... 10.28.2010

Friday, Oct. 29 — Jedi Mind Tricks with Freeway and Reef the Lost Cause, The Trocadero, $20-22 Philly natives Jedi Mind Tricks aren’t nearly as nerdy as their name would imply.

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Review: Mark Cohen's "Strange Evidence"

Nothing is strange about Mark Cohen’s Strange Evidence at the PMA. Rather, Cohen presents the ordinary and often mundane to the fraction of the PMA crowd that visits the Perelman Building: a lone newspaper, kids playing, old women bundled in scarves in both black and white and color photographs.

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Review: Graphic Therapy

When Emily Steinberg graduated from the Graduate School of Fine Arts in 1992, having earned a BA, BFA and MFA from Penn, she admittedly had no idea what to make of her degree.

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This Week In ... 10.21.2010

MUSIC Friday, October 22: Rusko, with Dirty South Joe & Flufftronix, the Trocadero, $15–19.50 The dirty basslines of dubstep have taken America by storm over the past year.

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The Haunting In... Philadelphia

The stark white walls and freshly polished wooden floors of Proximity Gallery in Philadelphia’s Fishtown hardly live up to the eeriness that the show’s title, “Hallowed Halloween,” suggests.

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Honoring D'Harnoncourt

Newly rechristened in honor of the late Anne d’Harnoncourt, the PMA’s sculpture garden adds additions to its urban sanctuary.

by HANNAH KEYSER

IT'S MONUMENTAL!

The “YOUR MOVE” public art piece, sprawled over the plaza of the Municipal Services Building at 1401 J.F.K.

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This Week In ... 10.14.2010

MUSIC Friday 10/15: Blonde Redhead with Pantha du Prince, Electric Factory, $20 Japanese and Italian exports Blonde Redhead have been channeling the soul of 80's shoegaze for years with their dreamy guitar riffs and melancholic trilingual whispers.

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Honoring d'Harnoncourt

Newly rechristened in honor of the late Anne d’Harnoncourt, the PMA’s sculpture garden adds additions to its urban sanctuary.

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This Week In ... 09.30.2010

Now — October 10: Iron , presented by Theatre Exile at Studio X, $25. Think your mother is bad?

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Guest Curator: Erin Waxman

Half of the team behind Art Star — a gallery-cum-boutique that showcases some of the most innovative contemporary art around - Erin Waxman gives Street a tour of this city's vibrant arts Street: What’s your favorite piece of public art in the city?

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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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