A 10-minute walk from 30th St Station, Philly’s World Cafe Live is having an open mic night this Tuesday at 8 PM! Tickets are only $9-11 dollars, so don’t feel bad about this study break! To buy your tickets now, go to http://tickets.worldcafelive.com/event/212433-harvest-spoken-soul-215-open-philadelphia/
This Sunday at 7 PM, see 5 short films for free at PhilaMOCA. The organization’s website describes the movies being shown as “THIS IS THE END:
A short film program about what we are afraid of and what we prefer not to think about.
Presented by film curator Illia Gladshtein (Kyiv, Ukraine).” PhilaMOCA is a 15-minute walk from Market East Station. See http://www.philamoca.org/ for more info.
Check out the Adorn Boutique in Philly this Friday-Sunday from 12-8 pm, when there will be a cool fundraiser to benefit the New Kensington Community Development Corporation. To get there, take the R-5 to Market East, then the Market-Frankford Line from 11th St to Girard Station. http://www.uwishunu.com/2013/04/adorn-boutique-commemorates-its-two-year-anniversary-in-fishtown-with-the-launch-of-decal-project-on-friday-may-3/
Starting Thursday May 2nd and running through May 5th, this year’s Equality forum will feature many LGBTQ fun times! From a new twist on Romeo and Juliet to educational panels, from art exhibits to a festival, this Forum sounds like a good time. See http://www.uwishunu.com/2013/04/the-annual-equality-forum-brings-scores-of-lgbt-events-to-philadelphia-may-2-5/ for details.
Look no further than these local thrift shops for affordable clothes. The reviews are in, and a couple of particularly promising stores are: The Bryn Mawr Hospital Thrift Shop and the Junior League Thrift Shop in Ardmore. That said, walking down Lancaster Ave in Bryn Mawr, Haverford, or Ardmore will likely reveal several hidden gems. http://www.yelp.com/list/main-line-thrift-stores-ardmore
For $10, come to the Barnes Museum this Friday night at 6 to participate in an hour-long conversation about the work of artist Giorgio De Chirico. According to the Museum of Modern Art, De Chirico was an Italian artist who was born in Greece, and worked in many mediums including paint, sculpture, and printmaking. To get to the Barnes Foundation, take the R-5 to Suburban Station. Don’t forget to register and ensure your space! http://www.barnesfoundation.org/programs/april/de-chirico%E2%80%99s-high-seas-the-pirate-in-the-barnes-collection