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women-love-and-philosophy-iii-copy-002Thursday, Sept. 22 Opening Reception for Collaborators in Print and Progress: Selected Works from the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions

The University of the Arts’ Department of Book Arts + Printmaking and the Gershman Y proudly present Collaborators in Print and Progress, curated by Lauren McDonald. At the exhibition’s opening reception, artist, printmaker, author, curator, and Rutgers professor emerita, Judith Brodsky, will discuss the use of the printed image to comment on diversity in support of women and artists of color. More…

Friday, Sept. 23: DEADLINE for exclusive online registration for June 2017 Jewish Life in Spain trip


This study tour uniquely examines not only the Jews of the Golden Age of Spain, but also the incredibly rich art and culture that they shared with their neighbors in towns and cities across Spain. We will look at the broader context transcending the Medieval period to the present day with visits to some of the country’s world renowned art collections, libraries, and historic sites. More info here…

Sunday, Sept. 25: PJFF Presents When Comedy Went to School


Exploring the roots and legacy of the Borscht Belt comedy circuit, this hilarious and intimate documentary features rare clips of comedy all-stars and recent interviews with comedy icons including Robert Klein, Jerry Lewis, Sid Caesar, Jerry Stiller, and Jackie Mason. The film’s writer/producer Lawrence Richards will be our guest speaker at this special PJFF presentation! More…

Tickets selling at record pace for Yo La Tengo and Dean & Britta on Dec. 15: What Goes On – The Velvet Underground at the Y 50th Anniversary

ylt_smile_-_carlie_armstrongCelebrate the 50th anniversary of the Velvet Underground’s Philadelphia debut with a trip unlike anything you’ve ever experienced! Enjoy a performance by the legendary Yo La Tengo, who portrayed the Velvet Underground in the film, I Shot Andy Warhol, and start the evening with 13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests, featuring Warhol’s four-minute silent film portraits with commissioned soundtracks performed by Dean Wareham & Britta Phillips. Get your tickets today!