June First Friday Details!

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Check out Hunter Yoder, Patricia Hall, and Jacob Bruner’s Hex signs at The Hex Factory, a block west of Frankford on Cumberland

 

Summer is here, and what better place to spend a warm June night than strolling and perusing on Frankford Avenue?  You’ll find awesome cloths, jewelry, food, and drink, as well as the coolest, most creative people in Philadelphia!

All summer long (except July) during First Fridays NKCDC’s Garden Center will host craft vendors from the neighborhood who will offer their wares for sale to the perusing public.  Sign ups for the rest of the summer are still available by contacting Laura (lsemmelroth(at)nkcdc.org).  Soon the NKCDC Garden Center will also host a compost co-op, and a distribution point for the Farms to Families CSA program!

Check out the gallery listings after the jump.

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May First Friday Details

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Check out the grand opening of Push Sk8board Gallery at 306 E Girard

 

Its starting to feel like summer and things are really beginning to heat up on Frankford Avenue.  All summer long (starting this month) during First Fridays NKCDC’s Garden Center will host craft vendors from the neighborhood who will offer their wares for sale to the perusing public.  Sign ups for the rest of the summer are still available by contacting Laura (lsemmelroth(at)nkcdc.org).  Soon the NKCDC Garden Center will also host a compost co-op, and a distribution point for the Farms to Families CSA program!

Oh, and don’t forget about our group bike ride to promote the 5th annual Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby!  We will meet up at 7:30pm at the NKCDC Garden Center!

Check out the gallery listings after the jump.

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March 2011 First Friday!

"duck duck duck duck duck duck duck GOOSE" from Diane Feissel's "fabrication" at Rocket Cat Cafe

“duck duck duck duck duck duck duck GOOSE” from Diane Feissel’s “fabrication” at Rocket Cat Cafe

 

The first taste of spring is in the air along Frankford Ave.  Less than a month before the Spring Solstice makes it official, March’s First Friday event is helping to ring in the new season with festivities, artwork, live music, and tasty treats!  So get all your ducks in a row and waddle down to March’s First Friday on Frankford Ave!!

 

 

Oh, and don’t forget to keep your eye out for Albert!  Snap a picture, and tag both him (his full name is “Albert Of Kensington“) and yourself to be entered for a chance to win a vintage Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby T shirt!

Check out the gallery listings after the jump.

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Jaunuary 1st Friday

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The Rocket Cat Café presents Out of our Element by By Alexa de los Reyes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s a New Year, and the creative people on and along Frankford Avenue are meeting it with new work and new creative energy.  Shake off the sloth that a New Year’s revelry can leave you with and get your butt down to Frankford Avenue Friday Night!

Oh, and don’t forget to keep your eye out for Albert!  Snap a picture, and tag both him (his full name is “Albert OfKensington“) and yourself to be enetered for a change to win a vintage Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Tshirt!

Check out gallery listings after the jump.

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October First Friday

October 1st is going to be an exciting Friday in Kensington and Fishtown.  There will be art, music, and even some Halloween “treats”.  Click through to find out whats going on where!
"Hallowed Halloween" at Proximity Gallery Presented by The Autumn Society and Philadelphia Cartoonist Society

“Hallowed Halloween” at Proximity Gallery Presented by The Autumn Society and Philadelphia Cartoonist Society

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September 2010 First Friday

A painting from Benjamin Howard's "Asphalt Ascension" at Proximity Gallery

A painting from Benjamin Howard’s “Asphalt Ascension” at Proximity Gallery

 

As always, First Friday has a exciting and promising line-up.  With music, theater, and art, it is sure to be a September to remember!

click through the jump for full details […]

August 2010 First Friday

Liberty Vintage will host a vintage cycle show, live music, and negative image screen printing this month

Liberty Vintage will host a vintage cycle show, live music, and negative image screen printing this month

 

August is shaping up to be a great month for Frankford Avenue.  With new artists in the ‘hood, some brand new sidewalks, and the possibility of a week below 90 degrees, I think its safe to say were all excited…

 click through the jump for full details […]

July First Friday!

Kyle Fishers Living Room at Part Time Studios

Kyle Fisher’s “Living Room” at Part Time Studios

 

 

 Before you split for the shore, check out Frankford Avenue’s July 1st Friday!  Held over at Proximity is “Self Portraits of People I dont Know”, check it out if you missed it last month.  Also of note; Kyle Fisher’s “Living Room” at Part Time Studios (pictured at left), and SUSPECT DEVICE BY Lauren Brick, Sydney Conaway, Emilie Fosnocht & Ingrid Burrington at Extra Extra.

New this month: Heathen Salon, a house salon where first friday goers chat, listen to music, check out neighbor’s artwork, and generally comiserate.

click through the jump for full details

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