'Rocky' javascript:;as art: Philly gallery explores Italian Stallion in new show

Apr 20, 2018 256

BY: Nick Vadala

Creed II officially kicked off filming in Philadelphia earlier this month, bringing Rocky Balboa himself, Sylvester Stallone, back to the city for the Rocky franchise’s eighth installment. Sly even stopped by the old Rocky statue at the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a hit of nostalgia that Philly folks loved.

Across town at the Da Vinci Art Alliance (704 Catharine St.), however, organizers are taking a closer look at Philly’s obsession with the Italian Stallion, as well as how we’ve changed since he debuted in 1976, with the new exhibit Rocky (re)Runs.

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SOURCE: http://www.philly.com/

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