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This weekend’s wonderfulness of too much good stuff


I hate to hit you with a list but here goes.  Print it out and get out there.  You’ll need maps for some of these, all available through google.

Friday, May 15

1:5:25 curated show of emerging artists–all video!
at Slought 

4017 Walnut Street then
6:30-8:30 pm
(one tonight only) Slought at Port Richmond
3232 Collins Street
8:30-10:30 pm

Ossatura, experimental music and media from Rome, Italy
Temple Gallery Old City
8 pm
$5 admission, students free

Pepon Osorio at Taller Puertorriqueno
TEIMBOL, installation by one of our favorite installation artists
5 pm
show ends July 11.
2721 N. 5TH STREET

The Fab Show at Klein Art Gallery
fabbers and bot makers united!
5-8 pm
show ends July 3.

Saturday, May 16

Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby
moving sculpture through awesome urban obstacle course!
noon, begins at Trenton and Dauphin

Trenton Ave. Arts Festival
Our pal, Beth Heinly of Little Berlin, is creating a photo booth for this event!
noon-5 pm
2000-2300 blocks of Trenton Avenue

Open Book at the Print Center
books and more books by Philadelphia artists
2-5:30 pm

Hand Did, group show at Mew Gallery
curated by John Freeborn
5-9 pm
show runs through June 18
906 Christian Street

Salad Days, installage (installation and collage) by John O’Donnell

7-10 pm
show runs to June 14.

Ben Neill (trumpet) and Bill Jones (video) concert at St. Mary’s Hamilton Village
(via Amy Lipton, former curator at Abington Art Center)
8 pm
3916 Locust Walk
tickets and info online at The Gatherings

Opening of the Piazza
Print Liberation’s store opens in the real world!  Craft fair!
10 am-4 pm  Free

Sunday, May 17

Andy Warhol–the artist and his critics 
lecture by Dr. Debra Miller 

PA Humanities Council Commonwealth Speakers Lecture
1-3 PM
Fleisher Art Memorial, 719 Catharine St.