“Color Meets Form” will feature Nicholas Longenecker’s acrylic paintings and the assemblages (“sculptural paintings”) of Joe Vescovich, along with artworks in various media and styles by members of the Manayunk-Roxborough Artists’ Co-Op. The public is invited to partake of light refreshments and meet the artists at the opening reception for this exhibit on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 5:00 to 9:00 P.M. in the gallery at the Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center (MRAC), 419 Green Lane (Rear), Philadelphia, PA 19128. The exhibit runs through Sunday, September 21st. Gallery hours at MRAC are Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Admission is free, donations encouraged. For more information, see www.mratcenter.org on the web or call 215-482-3363.
The Manayunk Roxborough Art Center located at 419 Green Lane (rear) in Philadelphia is offering a special humanities program, “Opening Up: An Open-Mic Reading with Feature Poets Phylinda Moore and Ben Heins” on Sunday, April 27th from 3:15 to 5:30 PM. $5 Donation requested. Refreshments will be provided. Phone: 215-482-3363. As Moore has stated in an interview with Big Blue Marble Bookstore, “The Philadelphia community is supportive in both writers and readers. There is so much talent here.” To honor the many voices of the Philadelphia writing community, this event will kick-off with a lively open reading of poetry! Bring a poem or two to share before settling back to enjoy the featured readers! Read More →