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Something exciting is coming. #GivingTuesday #GivingToYou http://ow.ly/ESqvF

Something exciting is coming. #GivingTuesday #GivingToYou http://ow.ly/ESqvF

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Calendar: Nov. 26 - Dec. 3

...installment of a series following military criminal investigator John Puller. 7:30pm. Free. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. freelibrary.org

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...still enjoy this reinvention of classic Jewish humor. 7pm. $45-$65. Penn’s Landing Playhouse, 221 S. Columbus Blvd. plplayhouse.com

...or more can get a free round-trip bus ride. 8pm. $5-$60. XFINITY Live!, 1100 Pattison Ave. xfinitylive.com

...listen to live music and much more. 11am-7pm. Free. Through Dec. 28. LOVE Park, 1500 Arch St. philachristmas.com

...an entire desert buffet. 2:30pm. $29.95-$49.90. Spirit Cruises, Penn’s Landing, 401 S. Columbus Blvd. 866.455.3866. spiritcruises.com

While everyone else is shopping for anything with a red line over its price tag, head over to Memphis Taproom for their Black Friday beer event, where they’ll be pouring dark beers all day and serving brunch till 3pm. 11:30am. Memphis Taproom, 2331 E. Cumberland St. 215.425.4463. memphistaproom.com

As 2014 wraps up and the holidays approach, 1812 Productions takes a hilarious look back at the year’s local and national headlines in their hit political comedy. Through Dec. 31. $26-$40. Plays and Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St. 215.735.0630. 1812productions.org

...epidemic the world has seen. 8pm. $20-$35. Arts Bank, The University of the Arts, 601 S. Broad St. 267.341.8511. johngravesproductions.org

...from the Lantern’s original 2006 production. Through Dec. 14. $22-$45. Lantern Theater Company, 10th and Ludlow streets. 215.829.0395. lanterntheater.org

...suggestions to pull off humorous bits with wit and charm. 8pm. $12. The Actors Center, 257 N. Third. St. 215.925.7060. phillyncrowd.com

Based on the controversial trial and a series of interviews, Curio Theatre brings to life the true story of Reverend Frank Schaefer, who was defrocked for officiating his son’s same-sex wedding. 8pm. $35. Through Dec. 6. Curio Theatre, 4740 Baltimore Ave. 215.525.1350. curiotheatre.org

...pint glasses, jewelry and more will be up for sale. 1pm. $40. 23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd St. winterbeerfest.com

Set in the late 19th century, A Philadelphia Nutcracker features authentic period streetscapes, storefronts and homes from Germantown and Chestnut Hill. Through Nov. 29. $20-$25. Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts, 3000 W. School House Lane. 215.247.4272. philadancetheatre.org

Set in the late 19th century, A Philadelphia Nutcracker features authentic period streetscapes, storefronts and homes from Germantown and Chestnut Hill. Through Nov. 29. $20-$25. Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts, 3000 W. School House Lane. 215.247.4272. philadancetheatre.org

Vaudevillian frontman Bob Beru leads rock sextet Beru Revue through costumed vignettes that span topics from booze to religion. Signature songs include, “Hoods-A-Go Go” and “I Got A Job.” 8pm. $21-$25. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215.222.1400. philly.worldcafelive.com

Revisit the tale of Scrooge and his underpaid clerk, Bob Cratchit, as an old miser learns the true meaning of Christmas with the help of some old friends. Through Dec. 6. $14-$16. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. walnutstreettheatre.org

Holiday show by BalletFleming featuring choreography by Christopher Fleming and holiday music from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Alvin and the Chipmunks and more.  2pm. $25. Shiloh Baptist Church, 2040 Christian St. 215.454.2858. balletfleming.org

...their lives and yet have never been further apart. Through Dec. 28. Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad St. 215.985.0420. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

...Square and keepsake photos provided by the Radisson Blu Warwick Hotel. 5:30pm. Free. Rittenhouse, 18th and Walnut sts. rittenhouserow.org

...Izumi) and Jesse Prawlucki-Styer (Belle Cakery). 6:30pm. $125. Paradiso Restaurant and Wine Bar, 1627 E. Passyunk Ave. paradisophilly.com

The long-serving U.S. senator and former presidential candidate heads to Philly to discuss his book, 13 Soldiers, which features personal stories from 13 soldiers who fought in major military conflicts. 11:30am. $25-$125. Union League of Philadelphia, 140 S. Broad St. unionleague.org

...a collection of the magazine’s most seminal essays. 6:30pm. Free. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, 215.409.6700. constitutioncenter.org

...those of Pamela Anderson, Tyra Banks and Melissa Etheridge. Through Dec. 7. Twenty-Two Gallery, 236 S. 22nd St. twenty-twogallery.com

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Branching out 11-26-2014

...Ones Neighbor in Pinhas Hurwitzs’ The Book of the Covenant 7 p.m. Dec. 3. 1901 Vine St. 215-686-5322...

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Charles Santore Branch: One-hour one-on-one Computer Tutoring for Seniors by appointment. 932 S. Seventh St. 215-686-1766.

Fumo Family Branch: Sleepy-time Stories 10 a.m. Nov. 29. 2437 S. Broad St. 215-685-1758.

Queen Memorial Branch: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Dec. 2. 1201 S. 23rd St. 215-685-1899.

Thomas F. Donatucci Sr. Branch: Computer Tutorials for Adults and Seniors noon Dec. 1; LEAP After School Activities 3-5:30 p.m. daily. 1935 Shunk St. 215-685-1755.

Whitman Branch: English as a Second Language Class 10 a.m. Dec. 2; Yoga Class for Children 5:30 p.m. and Adults 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3. 200 Snyder Ave. 215-685-1754.

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Happy Thanksgiving, dancers! Take a look at our class pages for up to date holid...

Happy Thanksgiving, dancers! Take a look at our class pages for up to date holiday schedules this Winter.

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Baby, it’s cold outside. Come in and get cozy at our #UglySweaterParty on Wednes...

Baby, it’s cold outside. Come in and get cozy at our #UglySweaterParty on Wednesday, December 3. BYO sweater and we’ll provide the holiday fun. http://ow.ly/ESnOX

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#Thanksgiving Eve-Eve! Feel like a kid again? Come share your #SmithMemories on...

#Thanksgiving Eve-Eve! Feel like a kid again? Come share your #SmithMemories on postcards with us this #GivingTuesday 12/2 during lunchtime at Rittenhouse Square #SmithPlays

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Don't just run in the park, run FOR it! Registration for our Broad Street Run te...

Don't just run in the park, run FOR it! Registration for our Broad Street Run team of Park Champion runners is now open. By raising funds for the Conservancy's Belmont Plateau trail restoration project, you get guaranteed entry into the Blue Cross Broad Street Run - no need to wait until the lottery in February. Plus you get other excellent perks:

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Little Pete’s Beer: Where to Drink St. Benjamin Brewing’s Tribute Brew

McCrossen's Tavern: 529 N. 20th St.; 215-854-0923

Rose Tattoo Cafe: 1847 Callowhill St.; 215-569-8939

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American Sardine Bar: 1800 Federal St.; 215-334-2337

Barcade: 1114 Frankford Ave.; 215-634-4400

Bottle Bar East: 1308 Frankford Ave.; 267-909-8867

Bourbon & Branch: 705 N. 2nd St.; 215-238-0660

Cedar Point Kitchen & Bar: 2370 E. Norris St.; 215-423-5400

Devil's Den: 1148 S. 11th St.; 215-339-0855

Doobie's: 2201 Lombard St.; 215-546-0316

East Girard Gastropub: 200 E. Girard Ave.; 267-761-9343

Fishtown Tavern: 1301 Frankford Ave.; no phone

Grey Lodge Pub: 6235 Frankford Ave.; 215-856-3591

Interstate Drafthouse: 1235 E. Palmer St.; 267-455-0045

Jerry's Bar: 129 W. Laurel St.; 267-273-1632

JJ Bootleggers: 325 S. 2nd St.; 215-923-3300

Johnny Brenda's: 1201 Frankford Ave.; 215-739-9684

Kraftwork: 541 E. Girard Ave.; 215-739-1700

Lloyd's Whisky Bar: 529 E. Girard Ave.; 215-425-4600

Old Eagle Tavern: 117 Markle St.; 215-483-5535

Standard Tap: 901 N. 2nd St.; 215-238-0630

Tria Taproom: 2005 Walnut St.; 215-557-8277

Watkins Drinkery: 1712 S. 10th St.; 215-339-0175

The Yachtsman: 1444 Frankford Ave.; 267-251-3234

14 hours ago

In the holiday hustle, don’t miss out on the magic of the season. Let art fill y...

In the holiday hustle, don’t miss out on the magic of the season. Let art fill you with wonder and appreciation during Thanksgiving week. With our critically acclaimed exhibition William Glackens plus extended hours this Friday and Saturday (closed Thanksgiving day), the Barnes is the perfect place to take visiting family and friends. Walk up for tickets, reserve at http://www.barnesfoundation.org/visit/book-tickets or call 215.278.7200.

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The Fresh Beat Band is visiting @TowerTheater on December 7th for 2 shows. Last...

The Fresh Beat Band is visiting @TowerTheater on December 7th for 2 shows. Last chance to #Enter2Win a family 4 pack of tickets on #PinkysFreebies for the 5:30PM show. A winner will be chosen today at 4PM. http://ow.ly/ENrgg

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Please take our short survey to help make our membership program even better! ht...

Please take our short survey to help make our membership program even better! http://bit.ly/1r4TK5w

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Did you know that the designer featured in our #RunwayofLove exhibition inspired...

Did you know that the designer featured in our #RunwayofLove exhibition inspired fashion icons like #Beyoncé? In 2006, Beyoncé performed in a #PatrickKelly and #DavidSpada inspired banana skirt at Fashion Rocks, channeling Kelly’s muse Josephine Baker. Hurry in to see how Kelly has been dressing and inspiring starlets for decades. "Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love" closes December 7. http://ow.ly/EP69a

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Contemporary Still Life Paintings & Works on Paper, Guest Curated by Bill Scott

Contemporary Still Life Paintings & Works on Paper, Guest Curated by Bill Scott

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Beer Stores and Boutiques in Philadelphia Open on Thanksgiving Day

Stone's Beverage Center (1701 Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-9789)

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East Falls Beverage (4024 Ridge Ave,; 215-844-5600)

Food and Friends (1933 Spruce St.; 215-545-1722)

Monde Market (100 S 21st St.; 215-496-0564)

The Foodery Center City (342 S 10th St.; 215-928-1111)

The Foodery Northern Liberties (837 N 2nd St.; 215-238-6077) Neighborhood: Northern Liberties Hours: 10 AM–5 PM

The Foodery Roxborough (6148 Ridge Ave.; 215-482-4500)

Global Beer Distribution (1150 N American St.; 215-925-1650)

Bottle Bar East (1308 Frankford Ave.; 267-909-8867)

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From 'Freedom' to 'Knowledge,' Philly-area sculptor's work known round the world

"Freedom" (2001) depicts a figure in four movements, in the process of extracting himself from the exterior wall of what used to be the GlaxoSmithKline building at 16th and Vine. It's now a charter school.

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Top 5: Turkeys, Trees, and More

When: December 2, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Where: Free Library of Philadelphia Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia Cost: Free!

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When: Now through December 1  Where: Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia Cost: $10

When: November 30, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Where: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia Cost: $6.95

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The Holly Trolley on 12/6 will depart from Lloyd Hall and will make 7 stops; Lem...

The Holly Trolley on 12/6 will depart from Lloyd Hall and will make 7 stops; Lemon Hill Mansion, Mount Pleasant, Laurel Hill, Woodford, Historic Strawberry Mansion, Shofuso Japanese House and Garden and Cedar Grove.

36 hours ago

Happy birthday to French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With its top hats and...

Happy birthday to French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. With its top hats and cancan dancing, this famous work of his depicts a wild night in Paris at the Moulin Rouge.

36 hours ago

Join us on 12/13 for our final hike of the year! Local historian Bob Thomas will...

Join us on 12/13 for our final hike of the year! Local historian Bob Thomas will lead us on a 6 mile hike in West Fairmount Park including the Belmont Plateau Trails, parts of the old Fairmount Park Trolley bed and historic mansions. Free for members, $10 for non-members. http://fairmountpark.ticketleap.com/guided-hikes-through-phillys-parks/details

36 hours ago

Francisville Neighborhood Development Corporation Community Voting Meeting

853- 857 Corinthian Avenue MJL Properties is proposing 3 single family homes with 3 off street parking spots. Variances needed for use and to allow parking in the rear.   

2026 Ogden Street MJL Properties is proposing a 3 family condominium building with 3 off street parking spaces and roof decks. Variance needed to allow parking in the rear.  

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2001 Poplar Street MJL Properties is proposing a 3 family condominium building with 3 off street parking spaces and roof decks. Variance needed for use and rear yard depth.

36 hours ago

Germantown man charged in connection with citywide armed-robbery spree

Investigators found their way to Sammons through investigating a trio of gunpoint robberies at the 7-Eleven location at 1 Franklin Town Boulevard, near 18th and Callowhill sts.

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The robberies with which suspect Craig Sammons, of the 6300 block of Germantown Ave., is charged occurred between Oct. 22 and Nov. 12.

On Friday, officers with the 9th Police District reportedly saw a man matching that description down to the sweatshirt and hand tattoos so they stopped him at Broad and Arch sts.

That's when they made the alleged connection between the convenience store robbery and similar crimes at a Lion grocery store (Oct. 22; 230 W. Wensley St.), East Germantown's Woodlawn Deli (Nov. 7; 5637 Chew Ave.) and a Metro PCS location (Nov. 12; 5612 N. Broad St.)

That's when they made the alleged connection between the convenience store robbery and similar crimes at a Lion grocery store (Oct. 22; 230 W. Wensley St.), East Germantown's Woodlawn Deli (Nov. 7; 5637 Chew Ave.) and a Metro PCS location (Nov. 12; 5612 N. Broad St.)

That's when they made the alleged connection between the convenience store robbery and similar crimes at a Lion grocery store (Oct. 22; 230 W. Wensley St.), East Germantown's Woodlawn Deli (Nov. 7; 5637 Chew Ave.) and a Metro PCS location (Nov. 12; 5612 N. Broad St.)

38 hours ago

Last Chance to #EnterToWin dinner for 2 at Grille Huette at the Christmas Villag...

Last Chance to #EnterToWin dinner for 2 at Grille Huette at the Christmas Village at #LovePark. Contest ends at 4PM. Visit #PinkysFreebies to enter! http://ow.ly/Eqg7d

38 hours ago

Just Announced, our first show of the 2015 Season. Idina Menzel, Thursday, July...

Just Announced, our first show of the 2015 Season. Idina Menzel, Thursday, July 16th at 8pm.

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