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Second Friday on Lancaster Avenue
August 10th from 5:00 – 8:00 pm
The fun starts on 34th Street as Second Fridays on Lancaster Avenue includes everything from visual art displays to live music to shopping! Fostering a great sense of community in the neighborhood, this event gives local talent an opportunity to show off, while benefiting local businesses by increasing foot traffic.
This upcoming Second Friday will feature Quags, IHateMyDad (PA) and Michelle Krichilsky. Also on display, will be Drexel Graduate Emily Olson’s senior thesis on Budd Street at 4017 Flying Kite Gallery. Business owners will even be selling their merchandise out on the sidewalk from 5-8pm.
Snacks will be provided, you can BYOB, and dance to the music!
“What? Like It’s Hard?”
August 12th, starting at 7pm
As part of Gay Fest 2012, Extraordinary singer and pianist, Michael L. Medvidik has once again brought to life a musical masterpiece with an underlined social issue. Considered to be a powerful message melodious harmony, “What? Like It’s Hard?” explores the day-to-day issues faced by LGBT individuals. It allows one to take a small peek at the life and journey that goes with being a part of this community.
Now through September 30th
The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) is proud to present their latest exhibit, Freedom Riders, based on the incredible story of Montgomery Bus Boycotters of 1955 and the Freedom Riders of 1961. Master artist Charlotta Jansen portrays the courageous freedom fighters through exquisite and touching oil and canvas representations. Remembering and honoring yesterday’s and today’s heroes, this short but compelling exhibit will be a history lesson and reminder for many.
Any day of the year!
This escape to paradise lies in the heart of Society Hill. With its breathtaking ambiance and culinary masterpiece of a menu, it combines mouth watering Italian cuisine with an enchanting bar, with organic and creatively genius drinks. And with it’s highly popular outside, everyone is free to enjoy the fresh air and soft scenery, while experiencing one of the many varieties of wine that they have to offer.
Located at 212 Walnut St, on the second floor, this Italian culinary haven has valet parking after 5:30pm and always encourages reservations and is open Monday-Sunday. For more information, click HERE.