Housing and Finances in the Creative Economy

Attention all artists, musicians, and creatives: Have you ever wondered about credit building? Or the first steps to becoming a home owner? Or wanted free pizza on a Monday night? NKCDC and Frankford Ave Arts is hosting a “Housing and Finances in the Creative Economy” workshop on Monday, February 26th! The workshop will be at[…]

February First Friday!

Regardless of whether (weather? hah) the groundhog saw its shadow or not, we’ll be out in the neighborhood celebrating First Friday! Check out our full First Friday schedule of events below: Xhale Lounge 453 E Girard Enjoy a cigar – 18 and over only Vape O2 411 E Girard Vape O2 First Friday Sale |[…]

December First Friday!

This First Friday get your holiday shopping done locally! Check out our full schedule of events below: Pink Slime Gallery 454 E Girard Works by Don Dixon, Chris Evans, & Justin Edmonds There will be art, tecates and some other surprises Xhale Lounge 453 E Girard Enjoy a cigar – 18 and over only Mantra[…]

November First Friday!

The weather is getting chillier and the nights are getting longer, but don’t let that stop you from checking out First Friday in the neighborhood! Another month, another packed schedule of events! Xhale Lounge 453 E Girard Enjoy a cigar – 18 and over only Vape O2 411 E Girard Vape Product Sale! | 11am-10pm 20%[…]

POST in the River Wards!

It’s that time of year again, PHILADELPHIA OPEN STUDIO TOURS! POST is an opportunity for people to see the behind-the-scenes of operating a gallery space or artist studio. It’s a chance to appreciate the work and effort that goes into independently operated art spaces. POST is also an opportunity to discover new art spaces in[…]

October First Friday!

Although the weather is starting to get chilly, these First Friday events are red HOT! Check out the line up below and be sure to support the many local newcomers! Okay Fine 537 E Girard EVENT PAGE Pink Slime Gallery 454 E Girard “Yester” featuring works on paper by Kirkland Bray and Scott Albrecht |[…]

Fringe Festival September 7th-21st!

  Fringe Festival is right around the corner! The event is scheduled to take place from September 7th until the 21st, and it is a wonderful opportunity to explore and support Philadelphia’s local art scene. The festival draws more than 40,000 people to the city and showcases works featuring dance, comedy, visual art, and spoken word[…]

September First Friday!

The River Wards are turning up the HEAT for the last First Friday of the summer! We’re excited to welcome newcomers hosting their first ever events! Come celebrate in the neighborhood before the long weekend! Xhale Lounge 453 E Girard Enjoy a cigar – 18 and over only Mantra Lounge 312 E Girard Wisdom Series:[…]