LOVE lost: Interactive art show pays tribute to Philly’s skating community

May 22, 2016 3

Written and Photos by: Brianna Baker

The first time I stopped by Philly Radness, the skateboarding-inspired exhibition at Drexel’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, it was silent. Colorful, geometric projections framed an empty space. TV monitors played film reel without audio. There was no clack of wheels against floor, no grunts as skaters tumbled off boards. Knowing that the installation was built for interactivity made this vacancy feel desolate, even eerie.

Philly Radness is a mixed media show in two parts: the first is a pop-up indoor skatepark in the back of the gallery. Created by multimedia artist Eric Cade Schoenborn and professional skateboarder Ed Solego, the installation features trippy digital projections that respond to skaters’ motion and sound as they slide over a halfpipe and ledge.

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What you didn’t know about the Philadelphia entertainment scene?

April 26, 2016 1

Do you believe that movies shot here go unnoticed? Why isn’t filming in our city a bigger deal?  Why don’t we know what’s going on in the ‘local’ film world?

Philly may seem slightly overlooked, but this city offers ideal and historical locations for movies and television. This city has earned its respect in the movie industry and continues to be the hotbed for movie locations.

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I’ll Be Over Here: 5 Songs Indicating You’ve Outgrown the Turn Up

April 22, 2016 1

For months, I’d been at a loss as to why I could no longer find the joy in twerk-crazed, sweaty, overcrowded clubs like everyone else in their early 20s. But then anti-social songstress Alessia Cara’s “Here” graced my Pandora station. As Cara soulfully relayed the tiresomeness of lame get-togethers, every inexplicably underwhelming party experience I’ve had was finally able to gain closure.

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Down in the DM

April 21, 2016 0

In todays dating world Tinder has become synonymous with DTF?”  It seems  everyone is  looking for their next romance or more realistically, one-night stand. However its not the only option out there for the young singles looking to meet someone new. Here are five apps that will give you a chance get off Tinder and try something new, since thats what everyones Tinder Bio says they want to do anyways.

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Pop Art: Mixed Feelings

April 15, 2016 0

Written By Lindsay Hargrave

Photos By Josh Zegans

Consumerism and advertising: these two things have shaped not only our economy, but also our culture.

The Pop Art movement focused on these two ideas as a basis for most of its subject matter, giving it a pretty unified message: we are consumers, and that can define our lives.

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Philly-based Author Inspires Temple’s Writers

April 9, 2016 4

Written by Brianna Baker

Graphic by Allison Merchant

Author Daniel Torday was sick of RAF bombers, flights from Nazi regime, and passionate affairs in the midst of war. 

Instead, for his reading at Temple on March 21, he decided to share something closer to home: a story about a young teacher in West Philadelphia, stumbling his way through starting a family and committing to his writing dreams.

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For Good Philly Food, Look no Further than Syria

April 8, 2016 0

The saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” does not apply at Cafe La Maude, where brunch is key.

Located in Northern Liberties on 4th and Brown Street, this restaurant serves up exotic French-Lebanese fusion cuisine in an authentic European style cafe. There is not a single menu item available that is not both very complex and extremely interesting.

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