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?
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
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. As part of its 35th Anniversary, AAMP returns to its roots, composing a weekend of legendary and emerging jazz artists tied into this year’s PIFA theme. Continue reading “Paris ’til Sunday”
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”
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 cultures the rabbit or hare is associated with the moon and/ or fertility lore, since the rabbit and hare were seen as the most fertile animals. In correlation with spring, the represent new life and beginnings. Continue reading “PIFA Easter Egg Hunt”
There are only 11 days left for the magic of PIFA. Have you joined the moment yet? PIFA is not just about passively experiencing a journey through the world of Paris of the Belle Epoque as seen through the eyes of Philly; it’s also about what you can contribute to adventure. Nowhere will you notice this more than in the movement installation AUTO, directed by Kate Watson-Wallace. With a moving vehicle as the center piece in the landscape of the Falls Center Parking Garage, audience members will become active participants as they move and are moved through a series of … Continue reading Moving with AUTO