March First Friday!

Celebrate the start of Spring with First Friday in the neighborhood! 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 Product Sale! | 11 am-10 pm

– Buy 3 bottles of Naked get 4th for $1
– 10% off JUUL and BO
– any 100ml bottle for $30

Mantra Lounge
312 E Girard Ave

The Love Supreme: Journey of Self-Discovery | 6-8pm | $10
Includes vegan dinner

Indie Photo
206 E Girard Ave

Photography gallery, print lab, and photo supply shop

The Barbary
951 Frankford Ave

#thisisthebounce
10pm – 2am. Open bar while supplies last.
EmyndBo BlizChris VanceTim BlackwellGina Hadjiyerou at The Barbary.

Johnny Brenda’s
1201 Frankford Ave

Happy Hour from 4-6 pm and half-price raw bar featuring local beer and oysters

Frankford Hall Beer Garden
1210 Frankford Ave

$5 half liter Franziskaner Hefeweizen or $6 glass of Gruner Veltliner (w/ handbill)

PlayArts
1241 N Front St

Family Happy Hour!

Beer from Philadelphia Brewing Co. free with entrance fee.
Selling pizza from Slice, which means we’ll even have options for you gluten-free folks!
Advanced (discounted) registration ends Wednesday 2/28 at 5pm.

Liaison Room at Front Street Cafe
1253 N Front St

D24K Events & Worship Recordings present…

:: goodie no. 94 ::

– deep electronic sounds by –

Rob Paine + Francisco Collazo

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1030pm – 2am
21+

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Fishtown Tavern
1301 Frankford Ave

$2 Beer. Kitchen open until 1 am, 7 days a week. Happy hour 5-7 pm Monday through Friday.

The Local Lululemon
1424 Frankford Ave

Celebrate March and the coming of spring with Tina Crespo and us. Party at the Local starts at 6pm, we’re serving up ethereal art, snacks from a sweet Philly favorite and of course drinks to start your weekend off right.

Tina is a photographer and artist continually in search of light and shadow. Her work consists of minimal elements that connect visually with circular images and the written word. Her newest passion, watercolor, has allowed Tina to explore different depths of her creativity. Her interpretation of the night sky is put to paper using watercolor, acrylic, salt and a lot of patience. Tina’s work has been featured in Urban Outfitters, Elle Decor UK, NY’s Mag’s TheCut.come, Apartment Therapy, SFGirlByBay, Creature Comforts, and Philly.com

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Colorspace Labs
1714 N Mascher

Little Bits: A Colorspace Concoction | 6pm-11pm
Curated by Shan Cerrone & Branden Eastwood

Other than our complimentary sponsored™ open bar, you’ll experience:

– LED jungle

– Interactive canvas wall, painted by YOU!

– Crowdsourced photo collage wall. Have a photo you’d like to submit? Email info@colorspacelabs.com and we’ll print it!

– A surprise immersive art installation in our 500sqft white room

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Music for the evening will be provided Worldplay DJs spinning the deepest of your favorite deep cuts ALL NIGHT.

A variety of beverages will be available all evening thanks to our wonderful local Kombucha/Beer/Liquor sponsors: Funky FreshFaber Easy Drinking Liquors, and Pabst Blue Ribbon!

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Featured Prints by:

YOU! (List added to as submissions come in)

Tyler Grigsby
AJ Berry
Matt Mangigian
Cameron Robinson
Mike Colosimo
Shan Cerrone
Branden Eastwood
Abad Rosa
Magdalena Papaioannou
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Shan – @cerronephoto

Shan is a Philadelphia based photographer and videographer whose work focuses on industrial world of Aviation, Maritime, & architecture – as well as extensive work in North Korea.

Branden – @brandeneastwood

Branden Eastwood is a Philadelphia based photo and video journalist. His work focuses on human’s relationship to place and land. His work has been published by the New Yorker, People Magazine, and many more.

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Colorspace Labs is a creative work studio, print shop, and exhibition space in Kensington, Philadelphia – by independent artists for independent artists!
https://www.colorspacelabs.com/

We are ADA Compliant!
We are Dog & Kid Friendly!

City Arts Salon at Sharktown
155 Cecil B Moore Avenue, Studio 3D

CITY ARTS SALON MARCH FIRST FRIDAY EVENT

Philadelphia, PA:  On Friday, March 2, 2018, from 6 pm to 10 pm, enjoy an evening of art, music, food, and stimulating conversation at the CITY ARTS SALON at Sharktown, 155 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Studio 3D.

The City Arts Salon proudly presents “Fluctuations,” featuring the art of Amir Mark Lyles, Keshida Layone, and Robb Spath

Amir Mark Lyles was born and grew up in Harlem, NYC, where he attended arts-focused public schools. A talented illustrator, Lyles is extremely versatile in media and subject matter. Past and present life experience, multi-cultural history and legacy, as well as so-called classical works all influence his style. A returning CAS exhibitor, Lyles has shown in numerous galleries and art events since his 2009 solo debut at Diverse Arts Gallery, Austin, TX. He has since been commissioned by authors, musicians, and other visual artists, and has private and institutional collectors across the country and around the world. From 2014-2016, Lyles and his family owned S.O.N. A.R.T. Gallery and Gift Shop in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia.

Keshida Layone is a native New Yorker, born and raised on Long Island, where he was nurtured from an early age to find his own artistic path by a loving tribe of women and a few good men. Layone is self-taught and inspired by all things in nature and space. Painting on old canvas found in junk yards and second hand stores, and on wood surfaces discarded at construction sites, Layone feels that “every fiber of his emotions is bled onto the canvas.” He was accepted on the Bridgeman Library Images website, one of the world’s leading distributors of fine art, cultural and historical media for reproduction. He has exhibited in group art shows, coffee shops, restaurants, and galleries in New York, North Carolina, and Philadelphia.

Robb Spath is a native of Oswego, NY, and has a BFA in Theatre Arts from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He has exhibited his work at the William Way Community Center, as well as multiple times at Off The Wall Gallery at Dirty Frank’s in Philadelphia. His work has also been featured in ARTDICTION, Not Random Art, and most recently in CARPAZINE magazine.

Photographer Kenny White hosts the City Arts Salon in his spacious Fishtown/West Kensington studio, part of the Sharktown studios complex.  In a relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere, artists, community members and enthusiasts meet, and artists have a chance to network with one another.  In addition to visual arts of all kinds, City Arts Salon presents a wide variety of performing artists, including musicians, poets, vocalists, and dancers.

For more information contact: Kenny White at 267-975-7622; kencan@comcast.net
Like us on Facebook: cityartssalonatsharktown
City Arts Salon – Where the arts and community come together

Franklin & Poe
1817 Frankford Ave

Franklin & Poe March First Friday

First Friday with Throne Watches. Throne Watches are a boutique Brooklyn-based company that design and assembles watches in the U.S. Their watches incorporate Swiss movements with a classic design creating timeless pieces.

Sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery

The Art Dept Collective
1638 Berks St

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a Groupmuse on March 2 at 7:30 PM!

We only have room for 30 people, including friends and community members, so there are limited spots available! To claim yours, visit this early access signup link: http://grpm.us/hl897A

What’s a Groupmuse?
Groupmuses are something in between classical music concerts and house parties, hosted at someone’s home. They are a chance to spend quality time with old and new friends and to lose yourself in a profound artistic experience.

What’s on the program?
J.S. Bach: Suite #6 in D major
Garth Knox: Fuga Libre
Atsuhiko Gondai: Telos
Eugene Ysaye: Sonata in C minor
Jay Ungar: Ashokan Farewell

What do I bring?
BYOB. Please dress casually and bring at least $10 to pay the musicians at the event.

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Circle of Hope Gallery
2007 Frankford Ave

Wood print art featuring Philip Roberts | 6-9 pm

Minnow Lane
2029 Frankford Ave

All natural, organic children’s clothing, toys and prenatal skincare

Philadelphia Argentine Tango School
2030 Frankford Ave

7-8PM – FREE beginner- level Argentine Tango Class. No partner needed!
8-9:30PM – Tango Practica for Beginners (a social dance for newer tango dancers) – Cost: $5

Two Percent to Glory
2031 Frankford Ave

Vintage Clothing + Home

Space 2033
2033 Frankford Ave

A mixed-use, creative arts & wellness studio | Open for workshops

Fishtown Vapes
2040 Frankford Ave

25% off everything

Grace and Glory Yoga
2220 Frankford Ave

Class 6-7 pm & shop apparel

Orgotton Clothing + Staylow Jewelry
2434 E Dauphin St

MARCH 1st Friday + Winter Clearance Sale! | 6-9 pm

$25 rack
25% off any Orgotton Clothing order placed and Free Staylow Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelet
25% off all Staylow jewelry
Complimentary Commonweath Ciders

www.instagram.com/Orgotton 

www.instagram.com/staylow_jewelry 

The Monkey Club
2101 E York St

Happy hour 8-9 pm

Middle Path Conscious Convenience
2415 Frankford Ave

Crystals, incense, jewelry, glass art, books, body care, & more

Philadelphia Brewing Company
2440 Frankford Ave

Come join Live Local for First Fridays with The TC Cole Riot at Philadelphia Brewing Co.!
Music from 7-9pm & Food right outside our front door!
And of course, Philadelphia Brewing Co. Beers and Commonwealth Ciders on Draft!

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Atlantis The Lost Bar
2442 Frankford Ave

Affordable adult beverages & local brews

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse
2578 Frankford Ave

Nerdy By Nature Open Mic
Signup/Doors 8:30pm | Showtime 9pm
$5 Cover | BYOB (21+)

Cook & Shaker
2301 E Albert St

Firkin Friday featuring Neshaminy Creek Brewing and art by Ace Face Prints.

Original 13 Ciderworks
1526 N American St

First Friday is here once again, and we’re thrilled to announce that Heva Deer will be our March Artist of the Month!

Heva’s website is www.hevadeer.com, where you can view more of her work and get in touch with any questions.

Join us on First Friday as we debut Heva’s work in the Pub. We’ll have drinks specials, and you’ll have the chance to meet the artist! We can’t wait to see you there.

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****Saturday 3/3*****

Little Berlin
2430 Coral St

Absurd!

Craft Beyond the Limit

and

Recommendation for a Landmark
New works by Danica Radoshevich

February 3rd – 26th
Opening Reception: February 3rd, 2018 // 7pm – 9pm
Gallery Hours: Sundays 12 – 4pm + By Appointment

Little Berlin is pleased to present two new shows; Absurd! a group exhibition of artists working in traditional craft vernaculars to create absurdist objects and push against the historical presumptions of functionality, and Recommendation for a Landmark, a section of new works by Danica Radoshevich..
There will be an opening reception for both shows on Saturday, February 3rd from 7pm – 9pm.

Absurd! is a collection of multimedia works from artists working with traditional craft methodologies. Whether focusing on ceramics, woodworking, sewing, metal smithing, and tromp l’oeil painting, the each artist’s practice moves beyond the functional and the domestic tropes of craft. Whether the uneasy examination of domestic space seen in Paul Rouphail’s obsessively precise illusionist paintings or the ludicrous eroticism of Emily Culver’s mixed media sculptures, all of the work in consciously pushes back against the self-seriousness of contemporary craft while maintaining a dedication to precision and care.

Featured Artists:
Sutton Demlong, Baltimore, MD
Emily Culver, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Danielle O’Brien, Washington, D.C.
Robert Aiosa, Tampa, Florida
Paul Rouphail, Philadelphia, PA

In Recommendation for a Landmark, Danica Radoshevich has created a body of work exploring the dissociative space of American motorways. Mining the forms of strip malls, roadways and construction signage, Radoshevich’s new pieces reflect on the structures made invisible through constant overexposure in daily urban life. Sitting in between painting, sculpture and installation, these artworks ask the audience to reconsider the mental geographies of banal lived experience, embracing a new context for the unassuming.

Curated by Little Berlin member Alex Schechter