Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts

The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) is a first-time, $10 million event kicking off April 7, 2011 and continuing to May 1, 2011. There will be 135 events featuring 1,500 artists over 25 days. There’s everything from ballet to the circus arts, to book readings, to jazz and much much more. There areContinue reading “Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts”

Philadelphia’s Gayborhood: 40 and Fabulous

Story and photo by Ed Salvato. Above: Philadelphia’s Fright Factory during Halloween. What better destination to put on your travel to-do list than Philadelphia, whose motto, “The City of Brotherly Love,” appears tailor-made to gay visitors? Bursting with history, charming architecture, a sizzling food scene, and red-hot nightlife, Philly offers loads to see and doContinue reading “Philadelphia’s Gayborhood: 40 and Fabulous”

Equality Forum 2010

Photo courtesy Equality Forum A “Global LGBT Event,” Equality Forum is scheduled for April 26 to May 2, 2010 in the incredibly gay- and lesbian-friendly city of Philadelphia, Penn. Each year it seems that the Equality Forum gets better and better. With everything from black-tie dinners to raucous street parties to solemn vigils and muchContinue reading “Equality Forum 2010”

Hunky President. George Washington Like You’ve Never Seen Him

Image courtesy of NCC. This image of a handsome, bare-chested George Washington is part of a new exhibit coming to the National Constitution Center (NCC) called, Ancient Rome and America (Februar 10-August 1, 2010). The statue in the photo is by Horatio Greenough, 1840. It’s paired with a similar, bear-chested, seated image of the EmperorContinue reading “Hunky President. George Washington Like You’ve Never Seen Him”