Photographer J.R. Blackwell's favorite moments in Philly culture in 2013.
Masculinity at its most visceral at the East Coast Beard and Mustache Championship.
The band Phoenix in silhouette at Made in America.
In costume at the Odunde Festival, the nation’s largest African American street fest.
Toddlers turn DJ at Shampoo’s “Baby Loves Disco.”
Rainbow poodles at LGBT Pride Day.
Performers at Voyeur’s Queen of the Night drag benefit.
The Hip Hop Fundamentals educational performance troupe, explaining cultural history through dance.
The annual Naked Bike Ride, looking more Mad Max than ever.
Josephine Belle of Brown Girls Burlesque at Underground Arts.
Lady Alma Horton, knocking the crowd over at PW’s annual Concerts in the Park.
The BlackStar Film Festival production team on the eve of their sophomore event.
Bathtub Moby-Dick, one of the oddest entries in the Fringe Festival’s carnival of oddities.