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Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA)

In 2011, the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, also known as PIFA, made it’s debut in Philadelphia with the theme A Decade of Paris in Philly. PIFA was a celebration of all forms of art, from photography to fashion to dance movement, and more that focused on the unrest, upheaval, and creativity of the…

More from PIFA

I don’t know about you, but I miss PIFA and all of the amazing events that took place. I have a few more photos from this wonderful month of Paris in Philly. What was your favorite part of PIFA?

PIFA Street Fair 2011

On Saturday, April 30, people from all over the world came together to fill Broad Street from Chestnut to Lombard Streets in order to celebrate PIFA’s Parisian Fair. Take a glimpse at the slide show below, to get an impression of the day. For more photos check out Picture Philly’s photo blog.

PIFA Easter Egg Hunt

It’s that time of year again when the Easter bunny visits children (of all ages) around the world, showers them with chocolate and leaves his eggs for all to find. Despite what you may think, the Easter Bunny is not a modern invention and has his roots in ancient folklore of many cultures. In many…

PIFA chef welcome

In Philadelphia, we love food and one of the exciting new developments over the past few years is the City of Brotherly Love’s graduation from being known for just cheese steaks and soft pretzels (the best in the nation) to a credible source of fine dining and talented chefs. During PIFA attention turns to inspiration…

PIFA Couture

I’m sure by now, you are starting to get excited about all the events to come to Philly in the PIFA take over that commences on April 7. Not only will these amazing events last for three weeks, but the opening weekend is one you won’t want to miss. In my last post dedicated to…

Special Events

I’m sure you may have noticed that every now and then, I’ll do special events coverage as well as share my musings on books, food and booze. Generally, these will focus on events happening in Philadelphia, since that is where I live right now. Not only do I focus on the events, but the food,…

Paris ’til Sunday

The last weekend of PIFA is here. Can you believe it went by so quickly? But you know there’s going to be a great line up. You will be able to enjoy the innovation and collaboration of PIFA artists the entire weekend, especially in AAMP’s Paris ’til Sunday event from April 29 – May 1.…