The world of travel moves fast! Let’s keep up–together. On Fridays, Traveling IQ curates the highlights from the past week: *Royal babe, indeed! Refusing to be overshadowed by his future niece or nephew, a mural of a shirtless Prince Harry now permanently hangs in the London gay club, Manbar (via Evening Standard). *Not without controversy, … Continue reading The Week in Travel (12/7/12)
After 25 days, 1,500 artists and more than 135 events, the City of Brotherly Love bids adieu to the Paris-inspired Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). But not without a bonne soirée! The inaugural festival responsible for bringing local and international artists—in almost every field imaginable—to Philadelphia is transforming The Avenue of the Arts … Continue reading Au Revoir PIFA
Commissioned by the Arden Theatre as part of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), the play Wanamaker’s Pursuit tells the story of a young Nathan Wanamaker’s arrival in Paris in search of the latest fashions for his family’s department store, and the unexpected discoveries of his journey. Though a work a fiction, the … Continue reading From Cuba to PIFA
Paris is a fashion capital of the world. To honor the artistry responsible for clothing royalty, supermodels and mere mortals, the Paris-inspired Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), explores Parisian fashion—past and present. First, Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design presents “Brave New World: Fashion and Freedom, 1911-1919.” See how … Continue reading PIFA: Fashion Forward
The African American Museum in Philadelphia exhibition honors Josephine Baker and other African Americans in Paris.
. Built to celebrate the 1889 World’s Fair, the Eiffel Tower was originally meant to stand for only 20 years. Now, explored by millions of people and considered the “most-visited paid monument in the world,” the Eiffel Tower has become the unequivocal symbol of Paris and all things Français. Over the last century, the iconic … Continue reading From World’s Fair to Art Festival
PIFA is inspired by art of Paris between 1910 and 1920