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.
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?
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.
Sure, you ain't no Banksy, but Arts has your back. This week, we show you how to DIY
• 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.
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.