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  • Abstract wood sculpture by Jeremy Holmes

    Installation Artist Jeremy Holmes Makes Philadelphia Debut with his Largest Abstract Wood Sculpture Yet

    PHILADELPHIA, July 21, 2014
    A massive ribbon-like wood sculpture by installation artist Jeremy Holmes will be on display from Wednesday, Aug. 6 – Sunday, Sept. 28 as part of an exhibition designed by the artist specifically for Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery. While Holmes’ site-specific bent wood installations generally vary in length from 12 feet to a quarter-mile long, this will be his largest installation yet. The exhibition, entitled ‘Convergence,’ marks Holmes’ Philadelphia debut. Read More
  • SugarHouse Casino

    Do Urban Casinos Increase Local Crime? Not in this Case Study

    PHILADELPHIA, July 16, 2014
    Philadelphia’s SugarHouse Casino opened its doors in September 2010 after years of protests from community members who feared that the casino would lead to an increase in neighborhood crime. However, a new study by researchers at Drexel University and Temple University reveals that these concerns were unfounded. Read More