By Logan Beck, Temple University ’17
The semester has started to finally pick up, and midterms are slowly creeping closer and closer. Are you in need of a break? We’ve gathered some of the top arts events to stimulate your right-side brain, and give your left-side brain a break.
Shakespeare in Love: Open Mic Poetry Night
Sit back, relax, and enjoy some poems from the world’s most famous playwright. If you’re 21 and older, enjoy complimentary wine and cheese. If the “world is your stage,” come prepared with a poem or monologue and show them what you’ve got!
Where?: The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre
When?: February 12, 7 p.m.
How Much?: When?:$10 per person, $5 for performers
Unpacking Hispañola: Scherezade Garcia and Firelei Báez
Experience images that were created to construct cultural narratives, racial subjectivity, and gender roles while learning about Dominican and U.S. African history and culture. Throughout the exhibit, you will learn more about the transformation of Dominican immigrants in the U.S.
Where?: Taller Puertorriqueño
When?: February 12, 5:30 p.m.
How Much?: Free
Fun-A-Day Art Show
View projects that have been constructed each day all throughout January absolutely free! Examine photos, paintings, and enjoy musical performances. Interested in submitting your own work? Go ahead!
Where?: Studio 34|Yoga|Healing|Arts
When?: February 12-13, 7-11 p.m.
How Much?: Free
Intro to Crochet
Invest in the future of your scarves and mittens by learning how to crochet! All the materials are included, and you will begin crocheting a one-of-a-kind bulky storage basket.
Where?: The Art Dept.
When?: February 13, 1-3 p.m.
How Much?: $30-$35