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Calendar: October 22-29

...all united by their outrageously weird nature. 7:30pm. $5. Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art, 531 N. 12th St. 267.519.9651. philamoca.org

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...falsehoods that are infecting our conversations.11:30am. $5-$25. World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, 1 S. Broad St. 215.561.4700. wacphilla.org

...all-male ensemble blends dance performance with music and film. 8pm. $20-$60. Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut St. 215.898.3900. annenbergcenter.org

Anne Louise Williams, noted historic interpreter, will recite some of Edgar Allan Poe’s works, while integrating them with outside observations and discussion from his contemporaries. 6:30pm. Free. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. 215.686.5322. freelibrary.org

Directed by Samantha Russell Craig, this two-night performance uses humor to eliminate some of the misconceptions and stigmas surrounding disabilities. Through Oct. 24. 9pm. $8-12. Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom St. 267.233.1556. phillyimprovtheater.com

...widely considered the best horror novel ever written. 7pm. $15-$25. Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St. Through Nov. 1. brainspunktheater.com

Explore Philadelphia’s haunted past, with stops at City Tavern, Carpenter’s Hall and Pennsylvania Hospital, and listen to stories of love, betrayal, and murder featuring our city’s past residents. 7:30pm. Free Tours by Foot, 229 Arch St. 267.712.9512. freetoursbyfoot.com/philadelphia-tours

730pm. $30-$85. The Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St. 215.670.2300. kimmelcenter.org

Six actors portray more than 40 characters in the Victorian classic about love, class struggle and education. The play is directed by Matthew Decker. Through Dec. 14. $15-$36. Arden Theatre Company. 40 N. Second St. 215.922.1122. ardentheatre.org

...win prizes and learn about how each city celebrates Oktoberfest. Noon-6pm. Free. Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St. 215.440.5500. ccdparks.org

...games, crafts, live music and a costume parade. 10am. Free with park admission. Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Ave. philadelphiazoo.org

Exhumed Films hosts a 24-hour screening of classic, rare and big-budget horror flicks, with trailers, shorts and other horror-film treasures thrown in as well. 11am. $30-$40. International House, 3701 Chestnut St. 215.387.5125. ihousephilly.org

...the day off to join in on the fun. 10am. Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. 215.632.5330. glenfoerd.org

Sip some sweet mimosas before venturing out on a guided tour of nearby murals. After the tour, rest your legs with a brunch special at Hotel Palomar. 10am. $50. Square 1682, 117 S. 17th St. 215.925.3633. muralarts.org

...performance by hostess Miss Richfield 1981. 7pm. $135-$200. Liberty Ballroom of the Marriott Hotel, 1201 Market St. 215.731.9230. pgmc.org

Celebrate autumn with live music and dozens of craft tables presented by Nice Things Handmade. Kids can enjoy free pumpkin decorating, trick or treating, a costume contest, a dance party and more. 11am. The Singing Fountain, 11th St. and Passyunk Ave. visiteastpassyunk.com

...that has been helping Philadelphia’s homeless animals since 1874. 7pm. $35. Helium Comedy Club. 2031 Sansom St. 215.496.9001. heliumcomedy.com

...luck with games of chance, a costume contest and fortune tellers. 7pm. $10. L’Etage. 624 S. Sixth St. creperie-beaumonde.com

7pm. $50-$125. Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. 215.893.1999. merriamtheater.com

...Richard Nixon had while in the White House. 6:30pm. $18-$20. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215.222.1400. philly.worldcafelive.com

Once more unto the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre for a performance of Henry V.  Grab your band of brothers to see director Aaron Cromie bring the classic story of the war-torn underdog back into the spotlight. 7pm. $20-$35. Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, 2111 Sansom St. phillyshakespeare.org

Spin together a short narrative about mischief in a five-minute performance at this month’s StorySlam. The winner receives a $100 prize and the appreciation of a room full of anecdote enthusiasts. 8:30pm. $15. L’Etage, Sixth and Bainbridge sts. firstpersonarts.org/storytelling

...and literary critic Eric Williamson serves as keynote speaker. 9pm. Through Nov. 2. Misconduct Tavern, 1511 Locust St. noircon.com

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This Week in Clips • October 20 through 26

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Blatstein frustrated by delay in second Philly casino

Blatstein is the man behind the Provence, the second casino that would be housed in the old Philadelphia Inquirer building at 400 N. Broad St.. He is one of four bidders trying to secure the second casino license.

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Other proposals are Casino Revolution in South Philadelphia near the stadium complexes and Market8 at 8th and Market streets.

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THIS WEEK @ UARTS: October 20 - 26, 2014

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Blatstein Frustrated by Casino Delay

Newsworks reports that developer Bart Blatstein, one of four remaining bidders to building a second casino in Philly. He proposed to create a casino inn he pace of he old Inquirer building a 400 N. Broad.

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Second Philly Casino remains in limbo as developer grows frustrated

Developer Bart Blatstein proposed a casino at the former site of the Daily News and Inquirer building at Broad and Callowhill streets. (Kimberly Paynter/for NewsWorks)

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Blatstein is one of four remaining bidders hoping to secure a casino license in the city.  Two proposals are in South Philly near the stadiums and another would be built at 8th and Market streets.

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Graffiti in ship leads to Vietnam-era tales

The TenderLions was the name of a 1960s street gang that ruled 12th and Poplar, now part of trendy Northern Liberties.

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"Little Ty from 1-2 Poplar St. TenderLions, North Philly, slept here on his way to the war," he wrote, noting the date as Aug. 12, 1967. "Will be back Aug. 1968. See you at the Blue Sal!"

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