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The Art Benefit You’ll Take Home With You

The Art Benefit You’ll Take Home With You

The Phoenix Village Art Center, in Phoenixville, is staging its second annual Art from the Heart fundraiser May 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Over a hundred pieces of art will be displayed throughout the center’s four floors. And it’ll be ripe for the picking. Patron Tickets are going for $75. (Bring a guest […]

May 15, 2015 | By More
Kid-friendly Garden Party May 30

Kid-friendly Garden Party May 30

Main Line Art Center, in Haverford, is hosting a Sensory Garden Party and Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser  May 30, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The free event will feature music and garden-themed art projects for kids. Buy an ice cream-filled, handcrafted ceramic bowl for $15 or a disposable one for $5. The party will […]

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Art Star Pop-up Market Returns May 23

Art Star Pop-up Market Returns May 23

The Art Star Pop-up Market will return to Spruce Street Harbor Park, located along the Delaware between Lombard and Walnut streets, every Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., from May 23 through September 26. Each market will feature up to 20 curated art and craft vendors, who’ll be set up al fresco-style under a tree-lined […]

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Shares Some of its Collection with the Main Line

Philadelphia Museum of Art Shares Some of its Collection with the Main Line

Imagine encountering Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” along a bike path, or Claude Monet’s “The Japanese Footbridge and the Water Lily Pool, Giverny” in the middle of a park. Such a reality began to unfold earlier this month when the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, launched Inside Out, an initiative […]

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Horseracing, Football and Golf, All in Support of a Chester County Cause

Horseracing, Football and Golf, All in Support of a Chester County Cause

The Coatesville-based Believe & Achieve Foundation will host its second annual fundraising dinner Saturday at Greystone Hall in West Chester. An Evening to Raise the Stakes will feature a live broadcast of the Preakness over cocktails, followed by dinner and dancing, as well as silent and live auctions and gaming. Sports radio personality Mike Missanelli […]

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Burritos, But With a Twist

Burritos, But With a Twist

Dinner is now served at Mugshots Coffeehouse, in Fairmount, where Manita Burrito is taking over Thursdays through Sundays. Partners Noam Kugelmass, a serial entrepreneur, and chef Michael O’Halloran, of Bistro 7 in Old City, are expanding and revising their original pop-up concept, formerly known as Freekeh Burrito, from the summer. Their signature, though, remains the […]

November 12, 2014 | By More
A Final Show for the Late Painter Donald Wilf

A Final Show for the Late Painter Donald Wilf

An exhibition and sale of 18 paintings by the late Donald Stanley Wilf will be held Nov. 22 and 23 at The Kevin D. Marlo Little Theatre at Harcum College, in Bryn Mawr. Wilf owned the Ardmore interior design firm Donald Stanley Inc. from 1959 to 2011. He died in January 2012 at the age […]

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Small-Batch Christmas Shopping

Small-Batch Christmas Shopping

Main Line Art Center’s Holiday Fine Craft Sale will run through November 23 at its Haverford location. The work of a jury-selected field of 38 professional artisans, who range in disciplines from handmade jewelry and clothing to ornate glass and pottery, is ripe for stocking stuffing. An added incentive: The proceeds will benefit the center’s […]

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Happy Birthday to Us

Happy Birthday to Us

Conshy’s Isabella is marking its fourth anniversary with a $35-, four-course dinner menu through the end of the month. It reads like a greatest hits playlist by the Spanish-centric restaurant: a charcuterie sampler featuring fennel salami, chorizo, hot coppa and Serrano ham; sautéed octopus coupled with chorizo and garlic; and a grilled, herb-marinated chicken breast […]

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The Selfie as Art (Sort of)

The Selfie as Art (Sort of)

From man’s first sketches on the cave wall to the rise of the selfie, the portrait has been an ever-present subject matter for artists. The power of the portrait to tell a story, illuminate social injustices or capture a moment in time lies in the pictorial representation as well as the media and process by which […]

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