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Update: Project at 7th & Thompson Getting Close

Last fall, we first told you about plans for development at the corner of 7th & Thompson. Out was a long vacant lot, in were four single family homes and a corner...

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Albright College student killed in house fire

Officials said 19-year-old Matt Rein, of South River, N.J., was pronounced dead at the scene of the blaze, which broke out shortly after 5 a.m. inside the basement of an off-campus home on the 1300 block of North 13th Street.

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'Philadelphia is percolating in me': David Lynch and his Unified Field

Entering the academy as an advanced painting student in 1966, Lynch lived at 13th and Wood, right the heart of what many locals refer to the “Eraserhood,” since the bleak industrial...

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...short films such as The Alphabet and The Grandmother, shot while he lived on the 2400 block of Aspen Street in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, have a place here, as does his award...

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Must-See Exhibition: Discover The Rarely Seen Paintings, Drawings And First Short Films Of Iconic Director David Lynch During The Unified Field At The Pennsylvania Academy Of The Fine Arts Through January 2015

The Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art hosts their third installment of an artistic celebration inspired by David Lynch. Through September 27, PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th St.

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...Theater on September 10. September 17, 25; October 1, 9, 16-26, Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street

Wander through Philadelphia’s Callowhill neighborhood with Hidden City’s Peter Woodall and discover how it ignited David Lynch’s imagination during the late 1960s. October 4, November 1, Tour meets at PAFA, 118 North Broad Street

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PAFA celebrates alum David Lynch with 'Unified Field'

Lynch lived in a few places in the city, including an apartment at 13th and Wood he shared with Jack Fisk, who would become an art director for films. Lynch befriended...

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Later, Lynch married fellow PAFA student Peggy Reavey and bought a house at Poplar and Girard. Soon afterward, a 13-year-old boy was shot to death a few yards away from their home.

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Fall Guide: What’s coming up in roots music

Nov. 1, Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St., undergroundarts.org.

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Sept. 11-13, Commodore Barry Club, 6815 Emlen St., philadelphiaceiligroup.org.

Sept. 16, World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St.,

Sept. 27, Connie’s Ric Rac, 1132 S. Ninth St., conniesricrac.com.

Oct. 7, Tin Angel, 20 S. Second St., tinangel.com.

Oct. 10, Fergie’s, 1214 Sansom St., fergies.com.

Nov. 2, Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St., kimmelcenter.org.

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Fall Guide: What’s coming up in rock, pop and hip-hop

Oct. 1, Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St., utphilly.com.

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Trocadero, 1003 Arch St., thetroc.com.

Sept. 25, World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St., worldcafelive.com.

Oct. 3, Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St., bootandsaddlephilly.com.

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More previews of must-see Fringe shows

Sept. 12-14 and 18-21, $25, Latvian Society, 531 N. Seventh St., gunnarmt.com, fringearts.com.

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Fringe runs through Sept. 21. Box office: 140 N. Columbus Blvd. (at Race Street), 215-413-1318. For more info, tickets and showtimes, visit fringearts.com.

Sept. 11-15 and 17-22, $20, First Presbyterian Church, 201 S. 21st St., therenegadecompany.org, fringearts.com.

Thu.-Fri., Sept. 11-12, 6 p.m., $20, Duel Piano Bar, 1420 Locust St., poor-richardsopera.org, fringearts.com.

Fri.-Sun., Sept. 12-14 and 19-21, $30, Red Room Cabaret at Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. Eighth St., fringearts.com.

Sun., Sept. 14, 7 p.m., $15, P’nai Or Room, Summit Church, 6767 Greene St., shechinah.com, fringearts.com.

Sun., Sept. 14 and 21, 7:30 p.m., $12, Biello Martin Studio, 148 N. Third St., onetaste.us., fringearts.com.

Tue.-Sat., Sept. 16-20, $8, Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St., powersurgepac.com, fringearts.com.

Wed., Sept. 17, 7:30 and 9 p.m., $5, 731 Montrose St., fringearts.com.

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