ART/GAGE: Celebrate Philly Creativity

ART/GAGE: Celebrate Philly Creativity

Exhibition on view until: Saturday, July 28, 2012

The 5th Annual ART/GAGE: Celebrate Philly Creativity
Saturday, July 28, noon – 6 pm

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
(PMG) is excited to demonstrate its South Street pride with ART/GAGE: Celebrate Philly Creativity, PMG’s fifth annual summer festival featuring music, dance, fire arts, and hands-on activities.

With a community street fair from noon – 6 pm, hosted by actor/director Greg Decandia featuring live performances, unique activities, and art/food vendors. The fair, held on the 1000 block of South Street, is FREE and open to the public.

Festival participants include:

Food from • Lucky Old Soul’s Burgers • Dapper Dog • Buttercream Cupcakes • Little Baby’s Ice Cream

Afternoon performances by • Swift Technique • Bhutanese dancers • Hot Bijouxx •Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac •The Really Cooks

• Jane Broadbent • Melinda Burton • Camden Printworks • The Clay Studio • The Cultural Arts Center PDDC • Cuttink • Lauren Domsky/Basil Springs Folk Art • Generocity • Patrick Hay • Hidden City Philadelphia • InLiquid• Jewelry with Me/AMA Jewelry Creations • Laura J. Designs/Stepping Stones • Manic Muse • Erika Massiel • Mellifera Candles • Mr & Mrs Magoos Travelling Trash Puppet Circus • Mushmina • Neighborhood Bike Works • Oasis Arts & Education • Ollin Yoliztli Calmcac • OpportUNITY • Outside the Frame Collective • Party Business • PAWS • Peace Valley Tile • Philadelphia Weekly • Philly Food Forests • Refugee Mental Health Collaborative • Stitch Prism/Gypsy Adornments • Michael Straight • Sun Moon Star Design • Threet Ceramics • Kelly Trimble for BuildOn • The Village of Arts & Humanities/Cred Magazine • Y-Not Radio

And yes InLiquid will be there — stop by to say hello!

Evening Music Festival, 4:30 – 10 pm, hosted by The Weekly Revue Variety Show’s Toby Lou. Visit the glittering outdoor labyrinth for a night of live music, fire dancers, art installations and more!

Evening’s music, art performances, and installations:
• Circadian Rhythms • Scratched and Dented • Cuddle Magic • The 20Somethings • Catnaps • Ana Vizcarra Rankin • Mr. & Mrs. Magoo’s Traveling Trash Puppet Circus

Evening General Admission: $12 (music only)
Evening General Admission+: $15 (music + complimentary drinks provided by Fergie’s Pub, Narragansett Beer Co. & Spodee).

Philadelphia Magic Gardens will be open throughout the day, featuring artworks from Bhutanese, Nepalese and Iraqi refugees in Envisioning Home: Perspectives from Philadelphia Refugees, an exhibition of biographical photographs. PMG’s galleries and sculpture labyrinth will be open to the public until 4 pm ($5 for adults, $2 for children 6 – 12, and free for children under 6).