The Week in Travel (8/3/12)

The world of travel moves fast!   Let’s keep up–together.   On Fridays,  Traveling IQ curates the highlights from the past week: *Look truly refreshed after your next vacation.  No, like really refreshed.  Like, you-can't-move-your-forehead refreshed.  The Four Seasons in Austin has partnered with Westlake Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, offering guests services such as Botox, chemical peels, … Continue reading The Week in Travel (8/3/12)

Au Revoir PIFA

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

PIFA Builds Puentes/Bridges

An infusion of Latin flavor is spicing up the Paris-inspired Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) on April 29. “Puentes/Bridges” features the collaboration of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Intercultural Journeys with the student musicians of Artistas y Musicos Latino-Americanos (AMLA), an organization dedicated to teaching and inspiring Latin music and dance throughout the Philadelphia … Continue reading PIFA Builds Puentes/Bridges

PIFA: App(lause)

And we’re off! Last week, the spark of innovation, creativity and collaboration ignited the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) at the Kimmel Center with gravity-defying aerials by Grounded Aerial, a gala performance of Pulcinella by the Pennsylvania Ballet, and an 81-foot, 6,000-light-bulb replica of the Eiffel Tower. With over 1,500 artists and 135 … Continue reading PIFA: App(lause)

PIFA: Fashion Forward

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