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Art Is Life  
   


Date

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Noon- 6:00 PM
Rain date Sunday, April 24, 2016


Ridge Avenue Roxborough
Between Green Lane and Leverington Avenue

Overview

Stroll down Ridge Avenue and soak up the creative energy and fine craftsmanship of artists of all genres. Discover their unique creations at pop-up shop locations, vendor tables and stages throughout Ridge Avenue. Art is Life is different from most arts festivals, this exciting new event will feature three main stages: Culinary Arts, Fashion & Performing Arts and Visual Arts. While taking in all sites and sounds, enjoy a craft brew in the beer garden and some locally sourced cuisine from some of Philly's favorite food trucks!

VIEW PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE EVENT

Fashion & Performing Arts Stage

ADRIEN REJU

KEVIN HANSON OF THE FRACTALS

JEANNIE BROOKS JAZZ DUO

STEVE BUTLER AND FRAN SMITH OF SMASH PALACE

KANDICHET CLOTHING COMPANY

Visual Arts Stage

ALLOYIUS MCILWAINE


SPECTORART



PHILLY WORD ART



DAVE MASS ART

WESTON WELCH ORIGINALS

Food and Drinks

Art Is Life Chef's Tent
Two Chef's

Food Trucks
Surf and Turf Truck
Cheese E Wagon
Chewy's
The Happy Pita

Art Is Life Beer Garden
This year's beer garden will feature Pennsylvania brewer Sly Fox Brewing Company. Sly Fox has crafted more than 100 different varieties of beer since their inaugural brew in December 1995. Stop by their beer tent to try their latest beer while enjoying performances at the Fashion & Performing Arts Stage.

For The Family

Children's Corner
This year's Children's Corner presented by East River Bank is the place to be if you're bringing the family. The day will be filled with activities for children to play, learn and create. Activities including a Frozen bounce house, obstacle course, custom body art tattoos and kids games are sure to have the little ones tucker out early that night!

On-Street Performance Area
This year’s On-Street Performance Area presented by 101.1 More FM will feature: AmeriKick Karate, Jeanette’s School of Dance, Merge Dance Studio and the Philadelphia Honey Bees.

Sponsors






Get Involved

ARTISTS
Presenting artists and artist vendors will be selected on the basis of quality, originality, and craftsmanship by a panel prior to the festival. Interested artists vendors
visit the link here for more information.

VOLUNTEER
Bring your skills and energy to Art is Life on Sunday, April 17th, 2016 and receive a free Art Is Life gift bag and beer tickets. Volunteer opportunities are available all day from 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM. For more information or to sign up visit the link here
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Getting To Art Is Life

Roxborough is very accessible both by automobile and by public transportation.

DuPont Municipal Parking Lot – 514 DuPont Street
Free parking for Art is Life

Leverington Municipal Parking Lot 465 Leverington Ave and 4549 Mitchell Street
Free parking for Art is Life

SEPTA has many direct bus routes to get to Art is Life


 
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