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. Continue reading PIFA Street Fair 2011

A Fair to Remember

Photo courtesy of PIFA.

A giant Ferris wheel, street performers, a public garden, over 40 food vendors, two stages with memorable musical performances and a trampoline, as you have never seen it before, all have one thing in common – the PIFA Street Fair.

From 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. on April 30, Broad Street (from Chestnut to Lombard Streets) will be closed to traffic in order to recreate the wonders of a Parisian street fair.

Whether you decide to spend all day in the last days of Paris, or only go for a few hours it will be the place to see and be seen. It is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the wonders of Paris at a fraction of the price it takes to fly there – Free. Continue reading “A Fair to Remember”

The Green Fairy Cabaret

Photo courtesy of PIFA

Starting in April, PIFA won’t just take you on a creative journey back to the Paris of old (the 1900s to be exact); it’ll fly you there. But only for a short time during the three-week arts and culture festival. With the help and collaboration of the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts and director Robin Marcotte, The Green Fairy Cabaret will recreate a time when five permanent circuses dazzled Paris by combining jugglers, saltimbanques, clowns, harlequins and acrobats who virtually embodied artistic risk. Continue reading “The Green Fairy Cabaret”