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    • Lead muralist Brad Carney jumps in the air amidst interns and students painting 'Rhythm & Hues' at Eakins Oval. (Bastiaan Slabbers for NewsWorks)
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Spotted: The Oval striking musical tone for 2016

Every year the parking lot in the middle of Eakins Oval is painted with a mural, setting the theme for the seasonal park space.  It’s had a touch of the shore…

    • Rhythm & Hues

‘The Oval’ pop-up park returns for a fourth year

The surface parking lot at Eakins Oval on Benjamin Franklin Parkway will once again become “The Oval” pop-up park this summer, the Department of Parks & Recreation announced earlier this month.…

    • The Oval is being remade in bold, bright geometries
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The Oval returns for third season, will it see a fourth?

If The Oval started three years ago as an experiment to see if an underused part of the Parkway could become a lively – if temporary – public space, consider the…

    • Jonathan Jones skating on 'Pyramid' in Paine's Park | Ashley Hahn, PlanPhilly
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Spotted: Skateable Sculptures in Paine's Park

Sol LeWitt’s sculptures Steps (Philadelphia) and Pyramid (Philadelphia) did not tumbled downhill from the Philadelphia Museum of Art into Paine’s Park. Instead the Steps and Pyramid that appeared this week in…

    • Shawmont Station, Photo by Gary Reed
    • Mixplace Studio students spoke at the historic spot Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led the Freedom Now Rally
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Trolley tour takes memory lane trip on Lincoln Highway

Philadelphia is home to a lot of the country’s first, but it is not often lauded as home to the first transcontinental highway, which thanks to Lincoln Highway, it is. This…

    • Wall of Pride, Photo by Kate Ryan
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February 14-16: Rain garden workshop | Paleopalooza | Many Faces of George Washington | Mural Arts' Restored Spaces | George Washington at Valley Forge

Happy Friday, Eyes on the Street! The snow put a damper on some previously scheduled events, but there is still plenty to do. Stay safe! BUILD: Rain Garden Workshop Saturday, February…

    • Fleisher entrance
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January 13-17: Sustainability Gubernatorial Forum | Roberta Fallon & Libby Rosoff | Viewmasters | Technically Philly 5th Anniversary

Here are our picks for how to spend your week: DISCUSS: Sustainability: A Gubernatorial Forum Monday, January 13, 6-8pm. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Hear what Pennsylvania’s…

    • journey2home storefront at 4119 Lancaster Avenue
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Mural Arts project opens storefront, fights youth homelessness

A new Mural Arts program is using a Lancaster Avenue storefront to create dialogue around the issue of youth homelessness.  Friday the Mural Arts program journey2home opened its doors at 4119…

    • Steinberg, Febo-San Miguel, Jiminez, Nowak

Balancing public art and public space with what the public wants

When you go to an event called "Who shapes the city? A conversation about public space and the arts" and it's held in a PAFA gallery upstairs from a major exhibition…

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Artist plans 5-mile torrent of color along Philly's Amtrak corridor

SEPTA and Amtrak commuters traveling through Philly can look forward to a lot of color in the spring as Berlin-based artist Katharinia Grosse begins painting dilapidated buildings along the tracks. Mural…

    • From behind the mask, Photo by Phillytrax
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Mural Arts celebrates Mural Month, 30th Anniversary

This October marks the beginning of a double feature for the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. On Oct. 1 Mural Arts will kick off both its annual Mural Arts Month…

    • Jamaican D's, Photo by Philadelphia Photos
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September 23-27: Mobile food workshop | Central Northeast meeting | Mural dedication | PHS garden tour | Urban water history lesson | UC Green's 15th anniversary

Looking for something to do this week? Here are our top event picks. LEARN: Making Money in the Mobile Restaurant Business workshop Monday, September 23. 5:30pm. Silverman Hall, on 34th Street…

    • Chess in Clark Park
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August 23-25: Seed saving lecture | Block Captain Boot Camp | Benjamin Franklin Museum reopens | Clark Park comedy screenings | Butterfly Festival | Avenue of the Arts tour

Happy weekend Eyes on the Street!  PRESERVE Seed Saving and Agricultural Heritage Friday, August 23, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, 100 North 20th Street, Philadelphia. As part…

    • Mapping Courage
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Jan 18-21: African American Iconic Images Collection Tour | Michael Lewis on Furness | MLK Day of Service

Here's what's on tap for the long weekend: African American Iconic Images Collection Tour Saturday, January 19, 10am-Noon. Departs from African American Museum, 701 Arch Street. Hop on a special tour…

    • Southeast by Southeast, mural at 7th and Emily streets by Shira Walinsky, December 2012.
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Southeast by Southeast: Public art meets refugee art therapy

Stand on the corner of 7th and Dudley streets, and you’re in South Philly. But step inside a storefront on the southeast corner, and you’re immersed in a colorful space that…

    • A section of Germantown Avenue painted by Haas & Hahn as part of the Philly Painting project.
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Philly Painting critique | Mobilizing against Church of the Assumption demo | North Central gets parking minimums | RBA to design Spring Garden Connector | City seed savers

Good morning, Streeters.  Here's your Friday am Buzz: Dutch artists Haas & Hahn have finished painting a nearly-contiguous, color-block mural across two blocks of buildings on Germantown Avenue. Inquirer architecture critic…

    • Rendering of the residential development planned for 40th and Pine.
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William Penn Foundation ousts Nowak | Convention Center privatization | parking minimums for North Central | Variances for 40th and Pine | Dox Thrash mural lost

Good morning, Streeters and happy Thursday. Yesterday morning, the Business Journal broke the surprising news Jeremy Nowak was ousted from the William Penn Foundation presidency, stunning the region’s nonprofit community.…

    • AIDS Walk/Run Philly is this Sunday.
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October 19-21: Philly Painting talk | Schuylkill River Park festival, bridge dedication | AIDS Walk Philly | Anna Lappé on sustainable food

Philly Painting: A conversation with Dre Urhan and Jane Golden Friday, October 19, 5:30pm-7:30pm. University of the Arts, Terra Building, 211 S. Broad Street, Caplan Recital Hall, 16th Floor. Haas & Hahn's Philly…

    • Bug on a vacant property in Point Breeze.
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