12 min ago

Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Founda...

Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Foundation salutes our 2017-2018 Horticulture Certificate program grads. This dedicated group attended their courses for a full day each week for three years, learning a comprehensive approach to horticultural science, methods, and design. Here’s to cultivating your passion for life! Learn more about our horticulture classes at https://www.barnesfoundation.org/classes/horticulture.

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    Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Foundation salutes our 2017-2018 Horticulture Certificate program grads. This dedicated group attended their courses for a full day each week for three years,...
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15 min ago

Mashiul Chowdhury's summer session is now ful...

Mashiul Chowdhury's summer session is now full but we have a great lineup of other workshops available: https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/studio

    The Urban Landscape with Mashiul Chowdhury Summer Session
    Capture the mood and abstract nature of the urban landscape using oil paint and charcoal from photo references. Use drawing to build structure and form in combination with paint to create interesting textures and atmosphere. Some gesture drawing of the figure will be mixed in to the painting experience.
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32 min ago

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    Egg Tempera Painting with Anthony Ciambella
    Artists from Ancient Egypt through Medieval Europe to American Masters such as Reginald Marsh, George Tooker and Andrew Wyeth have used egg tempera - the technique of mixing dry pigments with egg yolk - to create paintings with intricate detail and luminous, jewel-like color. Learn all aspects of the medium including layered and direct painting methods.
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2 hours ago

Due to the rainy weather today, we will be mo...

Due to the rainy weather today, we will be moving Food Truck Community Night to tomorrow (Wednesday, 5/23). Same time from 5-8. Stay dry & see you tomorrow!

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2 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy is in LOVE Park.

RIP Robert Indiana 1928-2018. Thank you for sharing the LOVE.

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    RIP Robert Indiana 1928-2018. Thank you for sharing the LOVE.
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3 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Joe Painter: Wings of Light
    Wings of Light, digital inkjet archival print by Joe Painter. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Photograph will ship at end of exhibition. H 25" x W 26"
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3 hours ago

Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Ma...

Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Mary Cassatt, born on this day in 1844. Cassatt attended the PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts here in Philadelphia before moving to Paris where she lived and worked for many years. In Paris, she had close relationships with many of the impressionists including Berthe Morisot and Edgar #Degas. Her late works, including the two watercolors at the Barnes, focus on the theme of mother and child. Look for this work in room 15 on your next visit. 🎨 Mary Cassatt. “Woman with Nude Boy at Her Left,” c. 1911–1913

    The Barnes Foundation
    Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Mary Cassatt, born on this day in 1844. Cassatt attended the PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts here in Philadelphia before moving to Paris...
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4 hours ago

On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed...

On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed due to the rain. Please join us inside the Playhouse!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed due to the rain. Please join us inside the Playhouse!
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10 hours ago

16 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Joseph Sweeney: Coast of Maine
    Coast of Maine, acrylic on wood panel painting by Joseph Sweeney. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 10" x W 20"
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18 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added a new ...

May 23 - June 16, 2018 Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    May 23 - June 16, 2018 Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm
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21 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    James Toogood: Cosi
    Cosi, watercolor painting by James Toogood. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 14.5" x W 10.5"
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23 hours ago

Francisville Community Voting Meeting

Francisville Community Voting Meeting

    Francisville Community Voting Meeting
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24 hours ago

Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection

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    Philadelphia Museum of Art - Exhibitions - Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection
    Visionary and idiosyncratic, Agnes Martin (1912-2004) aimed to express universal emotional states in her precise compositions. This intimate installation explores the ideas that shaped Agnes Martin's minimalist art, and reflects upon her enduring friendship with longtime supporter Daniel W. Dietrich II. In addition to paintings, it features drawings, a sculpture, and archival materials.
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24 hours ago

On this day in 1471, Albrecht Dürer was born ...

On this day in 1471, Albrecht Dürer was born in Nuremberg, Germany. Dürer is considered the most influential artist of the Northern Renaissance. An innovative printmaker and painter, Dürer produced works that inspired many subsequent artists throughout history. #LOOKSLOWLY at this oil painting in the Barnes collection, created by an unknown 17th-century artist who combined multiple compositions originally drafted by Dürer. Although small in scale, “Saint Jerome and the Lion” contains a vast amount of detail. The rugged cliffs are filled with nooks and crannies; a church is located atop the cliffs; and off in the horizon a paradisiacal castle appears to float on the water. In a reduced palette of browns, the artist captures the humility and simplicity that characterize the hermitic Saint Jerome, who is pictured in the foreground with a book, cross, and his companionate lion. On your next visit, look for this piece in room 4 and search for these small details: a bluebell plant in the foreground (bluebells have long been associated with humility and everlasting love), a lizard on the cliff by the saint’s outstretched hand, and tiny ships on the water’s horizon. 🎨 After Albrecht Dürer. “Saint Jerome and the Lion,” probably first half of the 16th century

    The Barnes Foundation
    On this day in 1471, Albrecht Dürer was born in Nuremberg, Germany. Dürer is considered the most influential artist of the Northern Renaissance. An innovative printmaker and painter, Dürer produced...
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26 hours ago

We had such a great time at our first concert...

We had such a great time at our first concert of the season with Yanni! Next up: the FREE Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute with The Philly POPS this Saturday, May 26th 🇺🇸 Register for free tickets at bit.ly/Mann0526

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    We had such a great time at our first concert of the season with Yanni! Next up: the FREE Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute with The Philly POPS this Saturday, May 26th 🇺🇸 Register for free...
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27 hours ago

Happy birthday to Henri Rousseau, a French Po...

Happy birthday to Henri Rousseau, a French Post-Impressionist painter best known for his vibrant jungle scenes. Interestingly, despite his prolific painting of jungle scenes, Rousseau never set foot in a real jungle, but rather drew inspiration from botanical gardens in Paris, taxidermied animals, illustrated books, and stories relayed by soldiers who had served during the French expedition to Mexico. This is just one of several amazing works by Rousseau that you can see on your next visit to the Barnes! 🎨 Henri Rousseau. “Monkeys and Parrot in the Virgin Forest (Singes et perroquet dans la forêt vierge),” c. 1905–1906

    The Barnes Foundation
    Happy birthday to Henri Rousseau, a French Post-Impressionist painter best known for his vibrant jungle scenes. Interestingly, despite his prolific painting of jungle scenes, Rousseau never set foot...
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28 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Expressive Figure Drawing with Colleen O'Donnell
    Draw from the life model and develop your personal vision. Learn traditional and contemporary techniques using charcoal, graphite and pastel. All levels welcome. Saturday, February 24 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $95 + $10 model fee Register by: February 18 Colleen O'Donnell is a figurative sculptor and draftsperson.
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42 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio updated thei...

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio updated their cover photo.
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42 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added 5 new ...

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42 hours ago

The Spring Concerts are here! Join us for ou...

The Spring Concerts are here! Join us for our end-of-the year spring concerts! They're all happening this Thursday, May 24. K-2nd grades - 10 am 3rd-5th grades - 11 am 6th-8th grades - 2 pm Be there, and see how hard our Tigers have worked this year in their music, strings, and band classes!

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44 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Sketchbook Drawing with Michael Kowbuz
    Drawing in a sketchbook or journal helps sharpen your observational skills, enhance your memory and is a pleasurable experience. Learn techniques for making quick drawings in a variety of media including pencil, ink and watercolor. Learn strategies to turn your sketches into larger, finished drawings and paintings. All levels welcome.
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46 hours ago

West Park Arts Fest returns to West Fairmount...

West Park Arts Fest returns to West Fairmount Park on June 9 for a day of arts, performances, history, and more! Hope to see you there! http://bit.ly/2wPr6U3

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    West Park Arts Fest returns to West Fairmount Park on June 9 for a day of arts, performances, history, and more! Hope to see you there! http://bit.ly/2wPr6U3
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47 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Jack Ramsdale: Waiting
    Waiting, giclee archival print on photo rag paper by Collective Member Jack Ramsdale. From his solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Photograph will ship at end of exhibition. H 20" x W 24"
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2 days ago

Join us for Field Day on Friday, June 1, at V...

Join us for Field Day on Friday, June 1, at Von Colln Field! Was your Tiger on time, and in school 95% of the time? Then look out for a "Field Day Ticket" on green paper. This means they DON'T have to pay the $5 fee to get a shirt and pretzel! So please look for this ticket in your child's backpack or homework folder. (if you would still like to contribute, the HSA would be grateful) Don't forget, you can also volunteer during the day; from walking the students from the school to the field and back, chaperoning the event, and helping with the various games and activities. Help us make this Field Day memorable for all of our Tigers! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050e4aafae28a02-bache9

    Bache Kindergarten Families: Bache Martin Field Day
    Join us for a spectacular end of the year celebration on the Parkway! The annual Bache Martin Field Day will return to Von Colln Field on Friday, June 1st. Students from K to 8th grades will walk down to the field for a day of fun and games.
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Plein Air Cityscape with Larry Francis
    Capture the picturesque urban landscape while working outside or "en plein air." Instruction will focus on drawing techniques as well as gouache, an opaque watercolor paint with a high pigment content, as seen in such great masters as Winslow Homer and William Trost Richards. Saturday, June 30 (Rain date: Saturday, July 7)9 a.m.
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2 days ago

Henri Edmond Cross was born on this day in 18...

Henri Edmond Cross was born on this day in 1856. Originally named "Delacroix," he changed his name to the anglicized "Cross" to avoid confusion with the earlier artist. In 1884, Cross co-founded the "Société des Artistes Indépendants" where he met and befriended the neo-Impressionist painters Seurat and Signac, all of whom are represented in the Barnes Foundation collection. These artists, inspired by new optical theories, emphasized the use of separate, but interwoven touches of paint and a bright palette of contrasting hues to achieve greater vibrancy of color in the viewer’s eye. 🎨 Henri Edmond Cross. “Two Women by the Shore, Mediterranean,” 1896

    The Barnes Foundation
    Henri Edmond Cross was born on this day in 1856. Originally named "Delacroix," he changed his name to the anglicized "Cross" to avoid confusion with the earlier artist. In 1884, Cross co-founded the...
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2 days ago

Toddler Soccer in ON for today, May 20th!

Toddler Soccer in ON for today, May 20th!

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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Alla Prima Painting with Roger Chavez
    Learn the exciting technique of "alla prima," or direct oil painting, while working from an engaging still life subject. Topics include establishing a composition, palette organization, and mixing color, as well as discussion of appropriate supports and mediums. Saturday, June 23 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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3 days ago

Final day to see "Beyond Time and Place" feat...

Final day to see "Beyond Time and Place" featuring paintings by Michael Smith & Karen Stabenow - don't miss it!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Final day to see "Beyond Time and Place" featuring paintings by Michael Smith & Karen Stabenow - don't miss it!
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3 days ago

Bar Hygge is at Iron Hill Brewery & Restauran...

Ready at the Brandywine Beer Festival. What's a little rain?? The entire fest is under tents. They got you covered.

    Bar Hygge
    Ready at the Brandywine Beer Festival. What's a little rain?? The entire fest is under tents. They got you covered.
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3 days ago

Less than two weeks until Party in the Park F...

Less than two weeks until Party in the Park Fundraiser at LOVE Park! Join us to celebrate the park's return with DJ Jazzy Jeff, Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square ArtBar, raffle prizes like Live Nation Philadelphia tickets, and more!

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Less than two weeks until Party in the Park Fundraiser at LOVE Park! Join us to celebrate the park's return with DJ Jazzy Jeff, Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square ArtBar, raffle prizes...
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3 days ago

Rain, rain go away! Sorry, but the Playground...

Rain, rain go away! Sorry, but the Playground will be closed today due to the forecast. Join us inside the Playhouse!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Rain, rain go away! Sorry, but the Playground will be closed today due to the forecast. Join us inside the Playhouse!
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3 days ago

Intramural soccer is cancelled for today, May...

Intramural soccer is cancelled for today, May 19th due to weather. Have a great day!

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3 days ago

  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A SIX (6) STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURE MIXED-USE BUILDING WITH CELLAR. STRUCTURE IS COMPOSED OF TWO CONSTRUCTION TYPES: BASEMENT & GROUND FLOOR LEVEL IS CONSTRUCTED OF TYPE IA CONSTRUCTION AND FLOORS SECOND THROUGH SIXTH IS COMPOSED OF TYPE IIIA CONSTRUCTION. CELLAR TO HAVE MECHANICAL, NON-RESIDENTIAL STORAGE, BIKE STORAGE AND SHARED WORKSPACE. GROUND FLOOR TO HAVE VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE, PARKING, SHARED WORKSPACE (SEPARATE C/O, FITOUT AND USE PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY. SECOND THROUGH SIXTH FLOOR LEVEL TO HAVE. A TOTAL OF (50) DWELLING UNITS WITH A ROOF DECK OVER THE SIX STORY PORTION ACCESSED BY TWO ROOF DECK ACCESS STRUCTURES.ROOF DECK IS ACCESSED BY RESIDENTIAL PATRONS ONLY. BUILDING TO HAVE STANDPIPES IN EXIT STAIRWAYS. ENSURE PROPOSED BUILDING HEIGHT IS 72'-5" FROM GRADE LEVEL (NOT A HIGH-RISE). . ALL WORK TO BE DONE PER APPROVED PLANS. IF FIELD CONDITIONS VARY CONTACT DESIGN ENGINEER PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL OTHER WORK. A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED WITHIN 19 FEET OF THE BUILDING FA?ADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE 2009 IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO THE START OF ANY WORK.

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3 days ago

“I am as curious about color as one would be ...

“I am as curious about color as one would be visiting a new country...” —Henri Matisse On #internationalmuseumday, here’s to all the ways art can transform how we see the world. We ❤️ this moment of a young art lover #seeingtheBarnes by @rebeccabooholden

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    "I am as curious about color as one would be visiting a new country..." -Henri Matisse On #internationalmuseumday, here's to all the ways art can transform how we see the world. We ❤️ this moment of...
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3 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Ruth Wolf: Pond
    Pond, acrylic, spray paint and carbon paper on canvas painting by Collective Member Ruth Wolf. From her solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 12" x W 12"
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3 days ago

Thanks to everyone who joined us for an incre...

Thanks to everyone who joined us for an incredible night with Yanni!

    Yanni Is Still Chilling, 25 Years After the Acropolis
    PHILADELPHIA - The mustache is back. Yanni, the Greek-American god of sweeping, symphonic-ish musical light syrup, says he goes back and forth about keeping his signature facial flourish. He shaved it off a few years ago; it's disconcertingly absent from the cover of his 2016 album "Sensuous Chill."
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4 days ago

Fairmount CDC added 2 new photos.

May showers bring #fairmountflowers 💦🌸 . .. ... #fairmountphl #fairmountforever #artmuseumarea #whyilovephilly #citygarden #urbanhorticulture

    Fairmount CDC
    Fairmount CDC added a new photo.
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4 days ago

Tickets are on sale now to catch Ziggy Marley...

Tickets are on sale now to catch Ziggy Marley with Steel Pulse and Tribal Seeds at the Skyline Stage on September 6!

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Tickets are on sale now to catch Ziggy Marley with Steel Pulse and Tribal Seeds at the Skyline Stage on September 6!
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4 days ago

On Sunday, May 20 (the last day of Love Your ...

On Sunday, May 20 (the last day of Love Your Park Week!) explore the culture, history, and architecture of Philadelphia’s parks with FREE admission to 10 unique historic houses and museums throughout the park system! http://bit.ly/2KCIHAX

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    On Sunday, May 20 (the last day of Love Your Park Week!) explore the culture, history, and architecture of Philadelphia's parks with FREE admission to 10 unique historic houses and museums throughout...
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4 days ago

Only three spots available - sign up today!

Only three spots available - sign up today!

    The Urban Landscape with Mashiul Chowdhury Summer Session
    Capture the mood and abstract nature of the urban landscape using oil paint and charcoal from photo references. Use drawing to build structure and form in combination with paint to create interesting textures and atmosphere. Some gesture drawing of the figure will be mixed in to the painting experience.
    https://ceruleanarts.com

4 days ago

Tickets to see the “Empress of Soul” Gladys K...

Tickets to see the “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight live at the Mann with The O’Jays on Sunday, August 12 are on sale now! 🎤

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Tickets to see the "Empress of Soul" Gladys Knight live at the Mann with The O'Jays on Sunday, August 12 are on sale now! 🎤
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4 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Stephanie Rogers: Party at the Reef
    Party at the Reef, acrylic on gesso board painting by Collective Member Stephanie Rogers. From her solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 30" x W 30"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

4 days ago

🚨 Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 pre...

🚨 Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 presents All Time Low and Dashboard Confessionall at the Skyline Stage on Friday, August 17 🙌

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    🚨Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 presents All Time Low and Dashboard Confessionall at the Skyline Stage on Friday, August 17 🙌
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4 days ago

🚨Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 pres...

🚨Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 presents All Time Low and Dashboard Confessionall at the Skyline Stage on Friday, August 17 🙌

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    🚨Tickets are on sale now for Radio 104.5 presents All Time Low and Dashboard Confessionall at the Skyline Stage on Friday, August 17 🙌
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