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Denise King

First Friday! Philadelphia: On the Inside

Watch University of the Arts students perform on bucket drums, and hear some of Philly’s top musicians in live jam sessions. Enjoy two short talks: Inside the Barnes Residence and Indoor Plants—Secrets to their Success!

5:45–6:15 pm: University of the Arts Rumble Ensemble 

6–9 pm: The Collector plays every 20 min.

6–7 pm and 7:30–8:30 pm: Live jam sessions by top Philadelphia vocalists and musicians
Joanna Pascale, Denise King, Victor North, Bobby Zankel, Larry McKenna, Alfie Pollitt, Diane Monroe, Byron Landham, Tom Lawton, V. Shayne Frederick, Tony Miceli 

6:30–6:50 pm: Indoor Plants—Secrets to Their Success talk
Discover some surprising tips to nurture your green thumb when it comes to indoor gardening. Led by Nicole Juday, horticulture education coordinator.

7:30–7:50 pm: Inside the Barnes Residence talk
Discover the interiors of the Barnes Foundation at Merion and learn of the musicales and dinners hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Barnes. Led by Amanda McKnight, assistant archivist and librarian.

May 2, 2014
6–9 pm 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $25; members free

Collection admission included.

Book general admission or member tickets online or call 215.278.7200.

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