Landscape Architect & Specifier News

OCT 2018

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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146 Landscape Architect and Specifier News If you simply cannot get enough of the landscape, even while attending the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO, the Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill is showing a "Pennsylvania Landscape in Impressionism and Contemporary Art" exhibit during the dates of the show. The museum opens Tuesday through Sunday at 10 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m. on Fridays, 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 5 p.m. on Sundays. General admission is $10. The Music Scene If you are looking to learn about Philly's music culture, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts offers daily free tours that highlight the history of the center, architectural features and the Dorrance H. Hamilton Garden. There will be a demonstration of the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 20. You can also catch performances by the Pennsylvania Ballet, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and orchestrator and arranger Benjamin Wright with the Philly POPS Orchestra during the week of the ASLA Annual Meeting and EXPO. To view the performance schedule and to purchase tickets, visit As the birthplace and hometown of Billie Holiday, John Coltrane, Dizzie Gillespie and more, Philadelphia has developed a reputation for good jazz. There are several great clubs to visit when you want to hear some jazz, such as South, located on N. Broad Street, and Warmdaddy's, found on S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. However, DownBeat Magazine has listed Chris' Jazz Café as one of the "100 Great Venues Around the World to Hear Jazz." During your trip you can stop by the Café Above: Just below the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, a gourmet picnic menu and a beer garden unite at Morgan's Pier, a waterfront favorite. Patrons here enjoy brews and food during sunset and live music or DJs late at night. Open weekdays 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and weekends 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. www. PHOTO: A. RICKETTS FOR VISIT PHILADELPHIA Below: Local and national jazz acts take the stage at Chris' Jazz Café every night but Sunday. Open-mic nights, comedy acts and performers of other genres, including funk, soul, R&B and world music round out the calendar. PHOTO: VISIT PHILADELPHIA Continued on page 148 Philadelphia Continued from page 144

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