Kory Aversa PIFA The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) is less than six weeks away!  Additional details about the Paris-themed events debuted this week on the newly revamped PIFA website.   In addition to the events I'm promoting for Philadelphia School of Circus Arts and Fly School Circus Arts, the events below look like great ways to kick-start your PIFA journey.  Ialready marked my calendar for the events below — e-mail me if you would like to join me on a French-themed journey through time!

GALLERY NIGHT:  
Friday, April 15, 2011 – 5pm – 9pm
Come visit the art galleries throughout the city that are hosting special PIFA exhibits featuring paintings, photography, sculptures, and more.  Complimentary light fare provided at all locations. Some of my favorite galleries are participating, including  Absolute Abstract, Artists' House Gallery, Seraphin Gallery and The Arts Garage.  For a complete listing of galleries, visit: www.pifa.org/gallerynight  Price:  FREE

KIMMEL CENTER LOBBY TRANSFORMATION:
Friday, April 8 – Sunday, May 1, 2011
Kimmel Center Commonwealth Plaza 
Broad & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia PA
Come celebrate the transformation of the Kimmel Center Plaza as an 81-foot light-bulb-filled Eiffel Tower reaches for the sky as trains and planes zoom overhead. Every day there will be French wine tastings, French lessons and French food. Followed by free nightly performances, a full service bar and lots more to keep your PIFA energy alive.   Hours:  Sunday – Tuesday, 10am – 10pm; Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 12am.  Eiffel Tower Daily light show at 7pm and 10pm.  Price:  FREE

LAST NIGHT IN PARIS – DANCE PARTY: 
Friday, April 29, 2011 
Kimmel Center Commonwealth Plaza 
Broad & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia PA
Dance the night away under the Eiffel Tower! Featuring celebrity DJs, special cocktails, and a VIP lounge. Sponsored by Philly 360° and Multicultural Affairs Congress.  Hours:  9pm – ??  Price: $10.

FRENCH CREPES:
Friday, April 8 – Sunday, May 1, 2011
Kimmel Center Commonwealth Plaza 
Broad & Spruce Streets, Philadelphia PA
Being the dessert lover, I am especially looking forward to fresh crêpes, pastries, coffee, and hot chocolate from a stylized Parisian food cart.  Hours:  11am – 3pm, and 5pm – 8pm.  Price: FREE

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  1. I love French crêpes 🙂 Yummy !

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