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Adam Smith

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By Wen Vo in New Art on Monday 29 November 2010

Philadelphia-based artist Adam Smith is known for his awesome illustration. As a member of Part Time Studios he’ll be participating in their one year anniversary show, Small Jawns, featuring small-works of over 30 local artists, including Hilary White, Kyle Fisher and many others.

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My Jello Americans

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By Wen Vo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 16 November 2010

This Holiday season bring out the gelatin and rum. My Jello Americans is a small craft/food business located in Philadelphia that creates very special treats. Their last catered event was at McJAWN and Masthead Print Studio’s The Monster Show, where they served specially designed monster jello-shots with rum inside. Hello to jello, yum yum to […]

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Hipster City Cycle: an 8-bit bike race

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By Wen Vo in New Events on Thursday 11 November 2010

Hipster City Cycle is an 8-bit bike race adventure set in the neighborhoods of Philadelphia. Although, the game has not been released yet, it’s been getting a lot of buzz from the media. Even the hipster-haters, such as the upper-echelon New Yorkers, are getting a kick out of the idea of the game, posted in the New York Times: ‘If this is not happening already, someone should create a Hipster City Cycle for New York’.

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Alex Lukas draws Philadelphia

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By Wen Vo in Cool Travel on Friday 5 November 2010

In a city full of run-down buildings, bum fights, carved names on stone walls and burnt down cars after a victorious Phillies game, you can find artist: Alex Lukas. McJAWN pays homage to this Philadelphia-based artist for turning something considerably ugly into something mysteriously beautiful.

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Sammy Slice and Cool Hand Luke

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By Wen Vo in New Music on Wednesday 3 November 2010

Up-and-coming party boys Sammy Slice and Cool Hand Luke make up one extraordinary team. Their unique spin on music encompasses a mix of indie, hip-hop, reggae and dance. They rock Philly with their ‘BNNA CLPS’ party series that has recently been nominated for a PAPER Magazine Nightlife award. They’ve complied a mix exclusively for Urban […]

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Shawn Hileman

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By Wen Vo in New Illustration on Tuesday 2 November 2010

Shawn Hileman, last name pronounced (HIL-men) with a very strong German accent, is a Philadelphia-based designer, specializing in printmaking.

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The Monster Show

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By Wen Vo in New Events on Tuesday 2 November 2010

Two Saturdays ago, McJAWN and Masthead Print Studio held the Monster Show, featuring artwork from over 40 different local artists, curated by illustrator and designer JP Flexner and Shawn Hileman.

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First and Fifteenth in Philadelphia

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By Wen Vo in Cool Travel on Saturday 30 October 2010

Check out First and Fifteenth, housing famous Philly street artist, Stephen Powers, aka ESPO. Cornbread, the world’s first notable graffiti artist, used to tag his girlfriend’s name all around the city of Philadelphia, just to get her attention.

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