The Owlery

The features blog of The Temple News



June 2015



Out and About: June 8, 2015

Written by , Posted in Art, Arts & Entertainment, Food, Music, Nightlife, Uncategorized

Philadelphia Open House

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Philadelphia Hospitality is offering an up-close and personal look at some of the city’s most famous landmarks. The private tours are held across the region, in locations like the Mutter Museum, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Naval Yard and the English gardens at the Woodlands. More information can be found at
When: June 9 – June 14, times vary
Where: Various locations
Cost: $25-55

June Garden Sips at Magic Gardens

Support Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens with an evening of “relaxing, socializing, and getting artsy.” The fundraiser will feature refreshing summer cocktails, vinyl music provided by BridgeNet Sound, and throwback crafts like gimp keychains. More information can be found at
When: June 10, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street
Cost: $10 + drinks

Contemporary Photography Exhibition

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center will kick off its 6th annual exhibition with an opening reception this Thursday. Competition jurors include Whitney Richardson, photo editor at The New York Times, and Paige West, owner of Mixed Greens gallery. More information can be found at
aWhen: June 11, 6-8 p.m.
Where: PPAC, 1400 N. American Street, #103
Cost: Free

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show

The LA-based pop-up arts show will be hitting Philadelphia soon. The event, complete with pancakes and beer, attracts “some of the best local artists, musicians, and performers.” More information can be found at and tickets can be purchased at
When: June 13 at 8 p.m.
Where: Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street
Cost: $5

Paul Romano: “Boundless”

A solo exhibition of Romano’s fantastical and often archetypical oil paintings will close this coming Sunday. The show “leans towards the melancholy,” despite the frequent use of flowers to represent “simple ideas like hope and growth.” But sometimes, “these growths are cancerous.” More information can be found at!paul-romano-boundless/cex
When: Now through June 14
Where: Arch Enemy Arts, 111 Arch Street
Cost: Free