“Globe Dye Works Confidential: Divergent Paths of Two Founding Families”
Screening of Sweeping Changes a 2012 video on the history of Globe Dye Works by Cheryl Harper and Leslie Kaufman, followed by a presentation by Cheryl Harper, curator of the recent exhibition, Catagenesis at Globe Dye Works.
Place: Frankford Historical Society, 1507 Orthodox St Philadelphia, PA 19124
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time: 7:30 PM
Amidst all the gunplay, some shots of sets and structure of Globe Dye in this “Dead Man Down” trailer:
And while we’re at it, a promo for NBC’s “Do No Harm”, which filmed at Globe Dye recently:
Welcome to our new tenants:
Birchtree Caterers in Kinsey Building
Luxury Brokers LTD in K Building
Marcus Benavides and Ken Derrengowski in the Office
Sunday, October 21, 2012: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
More info here>
Celebrated Southwest artist, Emma Gardner a Philadelphia native who left the area to live in Flagstaff, Arizona 20 years ago. returns as an invited artist to participate in a series of activities at STUDIO/GALLERY B102 at Globe Dye Works.
October 13-November 4, 2012 Gallery is open Saturday- Sunday noon-5pm Saturday, October 13 Meet the artist: Opening reception PHILADELPHIA OPEN STUDIO TOURS Saturday and Sunday, October 21 noon-6pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EMMA GARDNER
(7/19 Philadelphia Inquirer piece by Rick Nichols on Globe Dye’s amazing food start-up tenants)
Her apron smudged, Tegan Hagy could be found one day last week in her usual, if rather unlikely, haunt — a second-floor kitchen space she shares with a cupcake baker in the echoing vastness of the old Globe Dye Works at the edge of Frankford’s postindustrial boneyard….
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(7/18 Northeast Times article on Globe Dye Works by John Loftus)
The old Globe Dye Works in Frankford already houses several creative businesses. Now, owners want to offer living spaces, as well….
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From September 9 – October 21, 2012 fifteen artists will transform the ground floor (and the roof) of Globe Dye Works into “Catagenesis”, an exhibition of site specific installations and multi-media artworks sponsored by Philadelphia Sculptors. Artists from Canada, Israel and the U. S., including Globe resident artist Joe Leroux, will repurpose discarded Globe equipment and industrial detritus as they unveil their responses to the building and its complex history as a dye manufacturing facility. A video featuring the history of Globe and its current revival will be on view. A public opening reception featuring local vendors is scheduled for Sunday, September 9 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. All are welcome.
More information can be found at http://www.philasculptors.org/catagenesis/home.html
After almost a month of set building and preparation, followed by days of shooting and clean up, the cast and crew of “Dead Man Down” has packed up and headed back to NYC. “Dead Man Down” is directed by Niels Arden Opley (“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”) and stars Colin Farrell and Terrence Howard.
“Dead Man Down” on IMDB