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Midnight Munchies

Navigation at night presented its own difficulties due to limited or no visibility. Explorers had to rely
on a compass, a map and if they were lucky enough to have clear skies they could navigate using the
stars. Tonight we will document the streets and alleyways of Philadelphia at night.

Costume Curiosities

Clothes make the man. Naked people have no influence on society. So dress up and get your picture taken by RA Friedman with a vintage Graflex Camera using instant film in his Magical Theatre in AxD gallery. Also discover Philadelphia’s Magical Garden.


A religion is a set of tenets and practices, often centered upon specific supernatural and moral claims about reality, the cosmos, and human nature, and often codified as prayer, ritual, or religious law. Well, that’s a discussion for another time… Today, we will try to photograph religion. Many organized religions have large congregations here in [...]


Some things get better with age, especially XPLR ride destinations that just don’t make it into any other theme! That’s right, today’s theme is just…XPLRing. We will visit several interesting places in West Philly, but the rest is up to you. Tell a story with your photos or just snap away! There should be plenty [...]

Fountain Of Youth

Today we will be following in the footsteps of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León, whose quest for the fountain of youth took him all the way to Florida in 1513. Ponce de León heard of the fountain from the people of Puerto Rico when he conquered the island. He launched an expedition to find [...]

America’s Birthday

Every Fourth of July we celebrate America’s adoption of the Declaration of Independence.This monumentous event took place right here in Philly in 1776. Since most of the Founding Fathers didn’t actually sign the document until August, we’re not too late celebrating the fourth on the sixth! Today, we will explore many historic monuments that belong [...]