Topics :: Philly Int’l Fest of Arts (PIFA)

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20 New and Notable Philly Attractions for 2013

Dec 23
If you haven’t updated your Philadelphia guide lately, you might be missing some major new museums and attractions. Over the past few years, the region welcomed some destination-defining-and trip-defining-attractions.

Festive Holiday Shopping Experience in Philly

Nov 27
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society has taken over a fabulous storefront in the heart of Chestnut Hill for its 2012 PHS Holiday Pop Up Store.

Philly’s LGBT Art and Music Festival, Phreak N’Queer, Returns for Second Year

Jul 6
Phreak N’ Queer was the vision of local DJ and promoter, Kate Gormley. Gormley wanted to give Philadelphians an opportunity to get back to the DIY roots of the music and art scenes and away from mainstream interpretations of these mediums.

Bruce Springsteen Retrospective to Open at Philly’s National Constitution Center

May 13
Just in time for summer travel, fans of Bruce Springsteen staying at Loews Philadelphia Hotel and reserving the "Bruce Springsteen Exhibit Package" will enjoy the celebration of freedom at the National Constitution Center.

Philly Debuts Three New LGBT Trip Tips

Apr 10
The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC) recently debuted content on Foursquare, Foodspotting and Pinterest for LGBT travelers planning a trip to Philadelphia or residents who want to get to know their city better.

Philly’s Peek-A-Boo Revue Undresses the Moulin Rouge

By Mark Thompson | Apr 22
While W.C. Fields might find it hard to fathom, Philadelphia has been the hotbed for a burgeoning neo-burlesque scene - thanks in large part to the long-running, shimmying shenanigans of the Peek-A-Boo Revue.

Lady Duff, aka Lucile, the Unknown Mother of Ballroom Culture

By Mark Thompson | Apr 11
Before there was Alexander McQueen, there was Lucile, the first British fashion designer to achieve international renown. It was Lucile who introduced the "mannequin parade," which is what we call a fashion show - or else ballroom culture.

Get Thee to Philly This Spring, For Les Nubians

By Mark Thompson | Feb 21
In case you have yet to hear, Philadelphia is turning it out this spring with the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), a three-week arts smorgasbord centered around the theme "Paris: 1910 - 1920."

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