Art & Design

Festival Finale: Plan Your Weekend With These Highlights

June 27, 2013 | by Hidden City Staff

 

BEFORE: Congregation Shivtei Yeshuron prior to the sweater installation. To view the sweater, one must really see it in person | Photo: Bradley Maule

BEFORE: Congregation Shivtei Yeshuron prior to the sweater installation. To view the sweater, one must really see it in person | Photo: Bradley Maule

This is it, folks—last call for Hidden City Festival 2013 goings on.

A Sweater for Shivtei Yeshuron-Ezras Israel
Thursday, June 27, 7PM (TONIGHT!)
Congregation Shivtei Yeshuron, 2015 S. 4th St.
Throughout the first 5 weeks of the festival, participants have been able to participate in knitting building blocks of machine-knit textiles. Join us tonight to meet artist Andrew Dahlgren and his ADMK Knit Lab as he reveals the facade of Shivtei Yeshuron wearing its knitting.

City Hall Meeting on an Independent Germantown
Saturday, June 29, 1PM
Germantown Town Hall, 5928 Germantown Ave.
Germantown City Hall will have a number of ad hoc meetings, concerts, discussions, workshops and talks. Every week, join us for a weekly City Hall meeting to discuss Independent Germantown.

Bring your camera for the Germantown City Hall rotunda | Photo: Bradley Maule

Bring your camera for the Germantown City Hall rotunda | Photo: Bradley Maule

Behind-The-Scenes Photo Tour
Saturday, June 29, 9AM
Meet at Germantown Town Hall, 5928 Germantown Ave.
Tour three of the Hidden City Festival’s most visually compelling sites—Germantown Town Hall, Kelly Natatorium and Hawthorne Hall—with Hidden City Daily photo editor Peter Woodall. We’ll visit a few spots only open to Hidden City staff and volunteers, and the early start time means we’ll have the places to ourselves. $40, includes a one-day festival pass in the ticket price. $10 off for Hidden City members.

Boat Unveiling: Dreamboats for Nightmares
Saturday, June 29, 3PM
Kelly Natatorium at Fairmount Water Works, 640 Waterworks Dr.
Join us for a tour of the Bibotorium including site history, collaborative research with visitors and an unveiling of the final boat prototypes built during the Hidden City Festival. A three-pool prognostication of Philadelphia’s water supply followed by iced tea and treats.

Sunday Morning Speaker Series: “The SPHAs and Jewish Basketball”
Sunday, June 30, 10AM
Shivtei Yeshuron-Ezras Israel, 2015 S. 4th St.
Archivist Eric Karlan, will discuss the history of The SPHAs and South Philadelphia Jewish basketball. Food and refreshments at 10AM, followed by discussion at 10:30AM

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