ART GALLERIES in and around Old City stay open later on the first Friday of the month. Here's a rundown of local exhibits and First Friday arts events:

Artists' House Gallery. 57 N. 2nd St.,

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215-923-8440. Recent oil paintings by Tony Devaney Morinelli and Laura Renner, watercolors by Rita Klinger, etchings by Thelma Grobes and pastels by Michael Scotko. Until May 27. Reception 5-8:30 tonight.

Art Star. 1030 N. 2nd St., 215-238-1557. "Bruised, Broken, Unfaded . . ." Works by Stella Im Hultberg. Begins May 12 (reception 5-9 p.m.). Until June 17.

basekamp. 723 Chestnut St., 2nd Floor, 215-717-6322. "A Solution, a Friss, and . . . (silence)," University of the Arts Multimedia Department senior exhibit. Through May 14. Reception 6-10 tonight.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery. 709 Walnut St.,

215-413-8893. "Time Frame," oil on panel paintings by Clark Gibson. Until May 26. Reception, 6-8:30 tonight.

B Square Gallery. 614 S. 9th St., 215-625-0692. Works by Heather Bryson, Romy Burkus, Megan "Verb" Kargher. Reception 5-9 p.m. tomorrow.

Clay Studio. 139 N. 2nd St., 215-925-3453. "Plates & Platters Salon Style." Until May 27. Reception 5-9 tonight.

Fabric Workshop and Museum. 1315 Cherry St., 215-568-1111. Selections from the permanent collection: Multiples.

Gallery Siano. 309 Arch St., 215-629-2940. "History of the Mark," paintings, sculpture and works on paper by Jon Manteau. Until May 26. Reception 6-9 tonight.

Gross McCleaf Gallery. 127 S. 16th St., 215-665-8138. New works by landscape painter Marlene Rye. Until May 29. Reception 5-7 tonight.

Inka's Hands Gallery. 507 S. 2nd St., 215- 925-1900. Abstract Peruvian art by Amparo Barreta, Raul Tolentino and Roberto Corso. Peruvian modern ceramics by Faviola Tahua and Norka Zumaeta. Reception 5-10 tonight.

Khmer Art Gallery. 319 N. 11th St., 215-922-5600. Celebrating Asian Heritage Month with Cambodian art: commissioned paintings, antique woodcarvings and new stone pieces. Reception 6-8:30 tonight.

Knapp Gallery.162 N. 3rd St., 267-455-0279. "Tom Brady: New American Realist." Until May 27.

Locks Gallery. 600 Washington Square South, 215-629-1000. "Post Painterly Abstraction," group exhibit of seven artists. Until May 30. Reception 5:30-7:30 tonight.

Moderne Gallery.111 N. 3rd St., 215-923-8536. "The Interference Color Paintings," new works and more by David Roth. Until July 14.

Nexus. 1400 N. American St., 215-629-1103. Solo exhibitions by member artists Rebecca Gilbert and Virginia Batson.

Painted Bride Art Center. 230 Vine St., 215-925-9914. Jim Houser's "This Beeting Heart Acts as a Timer." Also, Daniel Olivia's "Nightscapes." Until May 19. Reception 5-7 tonight.

Pentimenti Gallery. 145 N. 2nd St., 215-625-9990. "The Ballerina Project," Margaret Murphy. "By Itself," Joseph Hu. Until June 16. Receptions 6-8:30 tonight.

Philadelphia Art Alliance. 251 S. 18th St., 215-545-4302. Solo exhibitions by various artists. Until Aug. 23. Reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 17.

Print Center. 1614 Latimer St., 215-735-6090. Daniel Heyman's "Abu Ghraib Detainee Interview Project," "Books: Photographic Sequences" by Ditta Baron Hoeber, and "Dream" by James Stogdill. Until tomorrow. Opening May 17, "81st Annual International Competition: Printmaking." Till July 28. Opening reception 3-5 p.m. May 19.

Projects Gallery. 69 N. 2nd St., 267-303-9652. " . . . and don't forget to rescue the princess!" Solo exhibition by Orly Cogan. Until May 27. Reception 5-9 tonight.

Qbix Gallery. 211 Arch St., 215-625-2521. "Visual Alchemy," Rochelle Dinkin. Through May 25. Opening reception 6-9 tonight.

Rosenfeld Gallery. 113 Arch St., 215-922-1376. Val Rossman's 19th solo exhibition, featuring abstract drawings and paintings.

Seeber Fine Arts Gallery. 2007 Chestnut St., 215-756-7999. "Mixed Media Works" by Chris Clark, Tai-Woong Kang, Kurt Herrmann, Michael Seeber, Stacey Wexler. Until May 10.

Third Street Gallery. 58 N. 2nd St., 215-625-0993. "Noble Stone" by Joann Doneen. "Wakeful Reveries," recent landscapes by Sylvia Hamerman-Brown. Until May 27. Opening reception 5-9 tonight.

VOX POPULI. 319 N. 11th St., 4th Floor, 215-568-5513. Micah Danges' "Spring House," Robert Chaney's "Rear Window," Linda Yun's "Left." 4th Room and Video Lounge: "Gravity" by Juliana España Keller, Gun Holmström, Gabriel Martinez, David Phillips/Paul Rowley, Juan Recamán and Catherine Ross; Johan Grimonprez's "Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y." Until May 27. Reception 6-11 tonight.

Wood Turning Center. 501 Vine St., 215-923-8000. "Coming of Age: Emerging and Establishing Wood Artists." Until May 19.