Music under the sun and Art and Theater out of the heat

Old City Philadelphia is holding its first Inside Out event today, Saturday, July 6th, from noon to 6 p.m. Jonathan Adler,Tribal Home, and the Center for Art in Wood are just a few of the galleries that will be having a one-of-a-kind sidewalk sale today. At 3rd and Arch Streets live jazz will be played in Bird Park from 1 – 5 p.m. while adults and children can try some art activities (painting, flag making, crochet, paper making, sidewalk chalk, etc.) Several galleries in Old City will have featured artists on hand, along with new exhibitions. And The Plough &The Stars is holding a traditional Irish music jam session from 1 -.m. – 6 p.m., 123 Chestnut Street (enter on Second Street).To help beat the heat, free samples of homemade ice cream are available at The Franklin Fountain (116 Market Street), while happy hour specials can be found at Independence Mall’s Crosswalk Cafe from 11 a.m – 8 p.m.

Locally, a new sculpture exhibit went on display this week at the Schwenkfelder Library and Heritage Center; Sculptures by Klaus Ihlenfeld; also from his collection: African, American, Indian, South Pacific and Pre-Columbian Art Works.

This summer our visitors will have a very special exhibit awaiting them – the bronze sculptures of Klaus Ihlenfeld combined with selections from his amazing collection of African, American Indian, South Pacific and Pre-Columbian works of art. His decades-long collection of art from all corners of the globe is a perfect complement to his organic modernist sculpture.

KI (various figures)  iron sculptures ---> see KI's Home WorkBench (Oct2004)

German-born Kluas has shown his work both nationally and internationally throughout his career and had the great distinction of serving as Harry Bertoia’s studio assistant. His work is held in numerous public and private collections worldwide, yet he makes his home with his wife, Patty, in the hills of Hereford Township, Berks County.

This exhibit is in the Fraktur Gallery through September 29, 2013.

Last chance to see Neil Simon’s Rumors at Montgomery Theater in Souderton; the play closes on Sunday, July 7th. And this is the final week to see the comedy 39 Steps at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. The show closes on July 14th. PSF, 2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA (on the campus of DeSales University) Box Office 610-282-WILL  or buy tickets online $45

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