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[VIDEO] This Info Will Change Your Life: TALK SHOW on survival in the arts

TALK SHOW will include house bands psych rock outfits The Writhing Squares and Tygaton. The discussion is real, the hosts are not (they will host as absurd and magical characters) . [Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street] September 7 and 14, 2014 (9 pm).

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Calendar: September 3-10

...13-Jan. 11 at PAFA. Hosted by PhilaMOCA’s Eric Bresler. 7:30pm. $10. PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th St. philamoca.org

...work in the U.S., Europe, South America and Bulgaria. Through Sept. 27. Cerulean Arts, 1355 Ridge Ave. ceruleanarts.com

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Through Sept. 21. $34-$40. Arden Theatre, 40 N. 2nd St. 1812productions.org

...created by InVersion Theatre artistic director William Steinberger and composer Marc LeMay. Free. Rittenhouse Square, 18th and Walnut sts. fringearts.com

Through Sat., Sept. 6. Various times. $17-$33. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215.496.9001. heliumcomedy.com

Written by Todd Cardin and directed by Emily Cardin, # is a comedic look behind the tweets we send out each day. What are we really getting across in 140 characters or less? Find out at this tight little Fringe performance. 8pm. $15. Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge St. fringearts.com

McFadden’s Thirsty Thursdays continues with a live performance by local rockers Split Decision. A $10 wristband gets you in, and 25-cent select drafts and cocktails will help keep you there all night. 9pm. $10. McFadden’s Philly, 461 N Third St. 215.928.0630. mcfaddensphilly.com

7pm. $15. With S.T.A.R.W.O.O.D. Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue. 215.228.8200. thelaurelhillcemetery.org

The Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild present the fifth annual honey festival. Watch a live open hive demonstration and honey extraction, and sample some of the sweetest honey in our area. 10am. Free. Wagner Free Institute of Science, 1700 W. Montgomery Ave. phillyhoneyfest.com

Laurencio Ruiz’s adult puppet show challenges the perception of individuals with physical disabilities. The comedic performance features a series of puppet vignettes, and is for mature audiences only. 6pm. $10. Studio X, 1340 South 13th St. fringearts.com

The 2nd annual three-day art event features local artists and their contemporary work at reasonable prices. All proceeds benefit the individual artists. 6pm. Free. The Hatchetory, 2628 Martha St.

...Hashtag Plague” and “Ballad of a Cougar.” 7pm. $10-$15. The PlayGround at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom St. fringearts.com

...they find romance, friendship and happy revenge. Through Oct. 19. $20-$95. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. walnutstreettheatre.org

...Tonight’s performance is read by K.O. DelMarcelle. 8pm. $29. Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St. fringearts.com

When Ivy League student Genesis comes face-to-face with her estranged mother upon the latter’s release from prison, she’s forced to confront her involvement in her mother’s imprisonment. 8pm. $10. Taller Puertorriqueño, 2557 N. Fifth St. fringearts.com

...and a serving of meatballs, sausages and cheeses. 5pm. $25-$30. American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave. americanswedish.org

Philly’s largest environmental festival returns to teach us the merits of sustainable living. The event hosts more than 100 exhibitors and vendors distributing various green products. 10am. Free. Headhouse Square, Second and South sts. greenfestphilly.org

Like the name isn’t enticing enough. Join the folks at OneTaste Philly as they lead a 75-minute tour through the orgasmic cycle, sharing personal stories along the way. 7:30pm. $12. Biello Martin Studio, 148 N. Third St. 215.923.8737. fringearts.com

Now boasting a $100 prize for slam winners, the showcase invites any and all troubadours to share tales about their experiences relating to this month’s “new kid” theme. 7:30pm. $8-$15. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215.222.1400. firstpersonarts.org

Jasmine Zieroff, who last wowed audiences in 2012 with RUB, presents her newest erotic endeavor: an unrestrained examination of the female body and its boundless wonders. 11pm. $25. The Back Door, 2036 Montrose St. 215.413.1318. fringearts.com

...However, things don’t go according to plan. 8pm. $10. St. David’s Episcopal Church, 150 Dupont St. 610.688.7947. fringearts.com

...eateries, which will participate in a massive cookout tonight at the Piazza. 6pm. $40. Piazza, 1001 N. Second St. phillymag.com

This FringeArts installation comes from the collective mind of Grace Mi-Hi Lee and Leslie Elkins and depicts an existential look at the curious nature of these horned sea creatures—and their secret lives. 7:30pm and 9pm. $5. Grace’s House, 731 Montrose St. 215.413.1318. fringearts.com

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Roundup: More Than 30 Brand-New And Coming-Soon Restaurants On The Philadelphia Dining Scene This Fall

Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. alum Mike Welsh spreads the serious cocktail love to the Loft District with Brick & Mortar, which has plans to serve an American tavern menu alongside its craft cocktails. Callowhill, 314 North 12th Street

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...Donuts, Abe Fisher completes a trio of dining destinations for CookNSolo on Sansom Street. Rittenhouse, 1623 Sansom Street | MORE INFO

...straight from Tel Aviv) make the 25-seat eatery feel both stylish and easygoing. Rittenhouse, 1625 Sansom Street | MORE INFO

...merrymaking in its spacious interior and soon-to-open outdoor beer garden. Delaware River Waterfront, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard | MORE INFO

...orange flower water), with a supporting menu of light snacks to bolster the booze. Fishtown, 1444 Frankford Avenue | MORE INFO

The team behind the Feliz empire travels north of the border for its newest venture: the strictly American, retro-styled greasy spoon Beast & Ale, now open in Manayunk. Manayunk, 4161 Main Street | MORE INFO

Aiming towards its namesake’s signature sex appeal, Bardot Northern Liberties is decked out with dark furnishings, dim lighting and a menu of European-inspired fare. Northern Liberties, 447 Poplar Street

...potato and onion with chipotle aioli) plus a small menu of tortas and salads. Manayunk, 4229 Main Street | MORE INFO

...facility, a huge cafe and a micro-distillery to produce La Colombe Pennsylvania rum. Fishtown, 1335-1349 Frankford Avenue | MORE INFO

...cross-cultural mashups might include the likes of beef massaman quesadillas and lemongrass-spiked empanadas. 429 South Street South Street, 429 South Street | MORE INFO

Le Virtù owners Francis Cratil Cretarola and Catharine Lee, alongside talented chef Joe Cicala, are responding to the demand for more excellent Italian cuisine with their homier concept Brigantessa, serving wood-fired pizza, wine and beer. East Passyunk, 1520 E. Passyunk Avenue | MORE INFO

...beyond frozen treats with a next venture. Capofitto cafe will soon occupy the first floor 233 Chestnut Street, right next to the Omni Hotel Independence Park, with a wood-fired oven, a full...

The Graduate Hospital neighborhood will get a taste fresh, street-style Mex very soon with the launch of Calexico, a New York-born casual Mexican eatery headed for South Street. Graduate Hospital, 1600 South Street | MORE INFO

Philly’s famed vegan restaurant Vedge will be followed up by V Street, a laid-back meatless concept from owners Kate Jacoby and Rick Landau, set to open soon on 19th Street in Rittenhouse Square. Rittenhouse, 126 S. 19th Street | MORE INFO

...fare (duck eggs Benedict with cherry sriracha hollandaise) at an affordable price point. Northeast Philadelphia, 2859 Holme Avenue | MORE INFO

Brewerytown returns to form with the opening of Crime and Punishment Brew Pub, a brand new craft brewer on Girard Avenue. Brewerytown, 2711 W. Girard Avenue | MORE INFO

Soft-serve superstar ice creamery Big Gay Ice Cream has set its sights on Philadelphia, and plans to bring its frozen treats to the upcoming SouthStar Lofts coming to the northeast corner of Broad and South Streets. South Street, 521 S. Broad Street | MORE INFO

Also on a roll is Kevin Sbraga, now prepping his third project, Juniper Commons, a rotisserie-based eatery in the Southstar Lofts on Broad and South streets. South Street, 521 S. Broad Street | MORE INFO

Speaking of rotisserie, Olivier Desaintmartin (of Zinc and Caribou Café) plans to sell simple roasted chickens and gourmet pantry items at his Petit Rôti. Washington Square West, 248 S. 11th Street | MORE INFO

Bing Bing, the second offering from the creative and cool Cheu Noodle Bar gang, promises dim sum and dumplings galore on East Passyunk. East Passyunk, 1648 E. Passyunk Avenue | MORE INFO

...second location in Fishtown. The new shop will be located at the coveted intersection of Frankford and Girard in the long-vacant New Acropolis diner. Fishtown, 1200 Frankford Avenue | MORE INFO

...the coveted intersection of Frankford and Girard in the long-vacant New Acropolis diner. Fishtown, 1200 Frankford Avenue | MORE INFO

The Pasquarello Restaurant Group — of Prohibition Taproom, Bufad Pizza and Cafe Lift — continues to break new ground, with an upcoming eatery in Fishtown dubbed Kensington Quarters , a butcher and beer shop set to go in next to Bottle Bar East. Fishtown, 1310-12 Frankford Avenue | MORE INFO

After a few stalls, Rittenhouse Square’s super popular Spread Bagelry is expanding to take over the former Brown Betty spot across the street with Spread Bake Shop, specializing in muffins, biscotti, scones and pies. Rittenhouse, 269 S. 20th Street | MORE INFO

Chef Jeremy Nolen of South Street’s German beer hall Brauhaus Schmitz sets his sights on solidly American cooking at his upcoming eatery, Whetstone. Queen Village, 700 S. 5th Street | MORE INFO

...Sabatino takes his next big step with the opening of Aldine, a new restaurant at 19th and Chestnut streets in the second-floor space that was once Noche. Rittenhouse, 1901 Chestnut Street | MORE...

...at 19th and Chestnut streets in the second-floor space that was once Noche. Rittenhouse, 1901 Chestnut Street | MORE INFO

Coming this fall: Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie, a “progressive” locally sourced French Fishtown restaurant with a no-tip (read: fair wages) policy. Fishtown, 300 E. Girard Avenue | MORE INFO

Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran have a new restaurant in the works for the huge space at 13th and Locust streets — and it’s gonna be good! (Photo by Jason Varney)

...of Passyunk, near Broad Street and the upcoming East Passyunk Gateway public space. East Passyunk, 1934 E. Passyunk Avenue | MORE INFO

Owners of the sleek 13th Street pizzeria Zavino announced a new addition for early 2015: Tredici will also emphasize Italian cookery, while weaving in Greek, Spanish and French traditions. Midtown Village, 114 S. 13th Street | MORE INFO

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With Art Philadelphia: Top Picks For September 2014 Art Happenings In And Around Philadelphia

...work will go to benefit Friends of the Rail Park, too. Opening September 5, Threenineteen, 319 N. 11th Street | MORE INFO

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...4, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Esther Klein Gallery, Quorum at The Science Center, 3711 Market Street | MORE INFO

Experiencing a craving for Paris in the fall? Satisfy it with treats both musical and culinary at the cabaret-inspired First Friday fete at the Barnes. Friday, September 5, The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway | MORE INFO

Walk through the show by Krie Alden and it will change along with your movements in real time. See the value in the viewer as an active participant in the arts scene. Opening September 5, Da Vinci Art Alliance, 704 Catharine Street. | MORE INFO

...three floors and 8,000 square feet of affordable artwork. September 5-7, The Hatchery, 2628 Martha Street | MORE INFO

...in the adjacent gallery. Saturday, September 6, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Penn Museum, 3260 South Street | MORE INFO

...silent auction, arts demonstrations, and more. Saturday, September 6, 6-10 p.m., Kongo Kanvas, 2102 E. Norris Street | MORE INFO

Vintage objects, rooms decorated topsy-turvy and inside-out: it’s your Lewis Carroll fantasy come true. Three artists rework place, objects, and hybrid animal forms for a fantastical arts adventure. Opening September 11, Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street | MORE INFO

...in a solo exhibition at Crane Arts, presented by InLiquid. Opening September 11, Crane Arts, 1400 N. American Street | MORE INFO

...a glimpse into his early musings. Opening September 13, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street | MORE INFO

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Seniors stage seated protest, block intersection in Spring Garden

It happened before 7:00 a.m. Tuesday on Fairmount Avenue at 11th Street.

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Inga Saffron Says: "It's hard to believe that only...

...It's hard to believe that only two years ago, the corner of 12th and Wood was Philadelphia's most notorious construction site. A dispute between powerful building-trades unions and...

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U-Haul truck fire in North Philadelphia

It happened around 10:00 p.m. Friday along the 1200 block of Wallace Street.

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12 Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Trestle Inn Block Party, PHAIR Open-Air Market, Made in America and More Labor Day Weekend To-Dos

...your dance moves. Friday, August 29th, 5 p.m-9 p.m., The Trestle Inn, 339 N. 11th Street...

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...August 29th-Sunday, September 21st, various times, $26-40, Arcadia Stage at Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street...

...here. Saturday, August 30th-Monday, September 1st, 12 p.m., $6 for 1 day pass, 9130 Academy Road...

...and Jenga. Cheers! Sunday, August 31st, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Drury Beer Garden, 1311 Sansom Street...

From Foobooz: Join Kraftwork for a Labor Day party.The Great Boogie Woogie party is happening in a warehouse at 1526 N American Street and there will be live music, food trucks and beer from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. More here.

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The Physical & Political Importance Of Goldtex

As Michael and Matthew Pestronk belatedly wrap up the conversion of the Goldtex building at 12th & Wood, The Inquirer’s Inga Saffron reviews the object of the 2012 labor standoff that became...

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Taking note of a proposed 53-unit mixed-use project at 3rd & Girard, Naked Philly remarks that “it’s like Girard Avenue and its mixed-use opportunities [SoKo Lofts, Liberty Square] are the final act in the redevelopment narrative of Northern Liberties.”

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Philly 360° Music Guide: Check Out The Show Schedule And Artists Lineup For Jay Z's Budweiser Made In America Music Festival - August 30 & 31

Friday, August 29 | Voltage Lounge, 421 N. 7th Street | $10

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Thursday, August 28, 8 p.m. | World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street | $20

Saturday, August 30 | Aura, 628 N. Front Street | 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

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