Summer Memories by Lauren Sweeney is part of a show and reception for the artist at Geechee Girl.

by Jacqueline Weiss

Screen Play:

What: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13)
When: August 5
Where: Check your local listings

In present day San Francisco, a man’s genetic engineering experiments lead to the development of intelligence in apes, and begin the war for supremacy.

What: The Change-Up (R)
When: August 5
Where: Check your local listings

A comedy where a married father accidentally switches bodies with his party-boy bachelor best friend. This leads to a series of hilarious antics and adventures before they can switch back to their bodies.


What: Moonlight Movies Series: Finding Nemo
When: August 5 @ 8:30 p.m.
Where: Lovett Memorial Library
6945 Germantown Ave.
Mt. Airy

Mt. Airy USA is partnering with the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Trolley Car Diner to host a Moonlight Movies outdoor series that will run for six consecutive Fridays through August 12. This week’s movie is Finding Nemo, the 2003 animated underwater tale of timid the clown fish Marlin who heads to Sydney Harbor with his goofy friend Dory in search of his son, Nemo, who was stolen from their coral reef home. Seating will begin at 8 p.m.


What: Rembrandt and the Face of Jesus
When: August 3-October 30
Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Dorrance Special Exhibition Galleries
26th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

In collaboration with Musée du Louvre, Paris and Detroit Institute of Arts, The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s latest exhibit is highlighting Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), the universally acclaimed master painter of the Dutch Golden Age. This will be the first Rembrandt exhibition in Philadelphia since 1932, and will reunite the seven paintings of the Head of Christ. These seven main pieces will be complemented by more than fifty related paintings, drawings, and prints.


What: Lauren Sweeney Artist Reception
When: August 6 @4 p.m. –6 p.m.
Where: Geechee Girl Rice Café
6825 Germantown Avenue
Mt. Airy

Enjoy complimentary wine and Geechee Girl appetizers, meet artist Lauren Sweeney at a charming restaurant and view Sweeney’s watercolors, which will be on exhibit for the remainder of August. Her “Nature’s Bounty” collection includes fruits, vegetables, and flowers and complements Geechee Girl’s inventive use of fresh produce.