Thom Carroll

Thom Carroll

Thom Carroll is Photographer and Photo Editor for PhillyVoice.com. Based in Philadelphia, he is intrigued by how people live, interact, create and love. His photographs initiate communication, provoke thought and help contribute to the overall understanding of those living in cultural difference. He strives to maintain a healthy and positive lifestyle through his love of exploring and learning, biking, climbing, nature and yoga. Follow him on Instagram @Thom_Carroll.

thom@phillyvoice.com

July 19, 2019

Family-Friendly

Photos from the Oval+ pop-up park on the Parkway

Retuning again this summer, from July 19 through August 18, The Oval+ will feature tons of family-friendly activities along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and at Eakins Oval. 

July 8, 2019

Performing Arts

Photos from a BalletX rehearsal of 'The Little Prince'

Just days before the BalletX Summer Series kick-off, dancers worked tirelessly to put the finishing touches on their routines for the world premiere of “The Little Prince.”

July 1, 2019

Performing Arts

Cirque du Soleil acrobats tour the streets (and Rocky Steps) of Philadelphia

Acrobats from Cirque do Soleil’s AMALUNA visited Philadelphia, Friday, to perform at some of the city’s well-known landmarks. PhillyVoice caught up with the performers, Alix Croop and Evgeny Kurkin, on the Rocks Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and at Logan Square’s Swann Memorial Fountain.

June 24, 2019

Skateboarding

Red Bull pros visit Philly for 'Drop In' skate fest

Over a hundred skateboarders came out to Paines Park, Friday, for Red Bull’s traveling "Drop In Tour” skate fest. The event was held on the 2019 “Go Skate Day” and attracted amateur and semi-pro athletes from around the area. On hand were also Red Bull’s top pro skaters, Torey Pudwill, Jamie Foy, Alex Midler and Joey Brezinski. 

June 21, 2019

Performances

Behind the scene at Cirque du Soleil's CRYSTAL in South Philadelphia

Cirque du Soleil’s new production “CRYSTAL" opened Thursday evening at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Here are photos from backstage and during a training session.

June 17, 2019

History

Manayunk Then and Now: 100 years of photographic history

Situated between Wissahickon Valley Park and the banks of the Schuylkill River, the town of Manayunk -- originally known as "Flat Rock" and then later as “Manaiung,” the Lenape word for river -- translates literally to "place to drink.” This photo gallery shows historic images of the neighborhood re-photographed today.

June 12, 2019

Penn Museum

How do you move an ancient 25,000 pound sphinx? Very carefully.

The largest sphinx in the Western Hemisphere, the 25,000-lbs granite Sphinx of the Pharaoh Ramses II was moved from its former location in the Egypt (Sphinx) Gallery at the Penn Museum, to a new, permanent location in the completely-reimagined Main Entrance Hall on Wednesday.

May 30, 2019

Philadelphia Zoo

PHOTOS: Baby penguins at the Philadelphia Zoo

Three baby Humboldt penguins that recently hatched were weighed and presented to groups of school children, Thursday, during a press event at the Philadelphia Zoo.

May 21, 2019

Women's Rights

PHOTOS: Hundreds rally in support of women's rights

In cities across the country on Tuesday, thousands gathered to protest strict laws that have passed restricting women's rights to an abortion. The "Stop the Bans Day of Action" rally was organized by Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania and brought hundreds to the median of South Broad Street in Philadelphia to show their support for legal abortions and to allow women the right to choose what is best for their body.

May 10, 2019

Protests

PHOTOS: The Pro-Life Rally Against Bullying

Hundreds of people filled a Center City block on Friday to protest abortion during a "Pro Life Rally Against Bullying."

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