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Can Jim Kenney bring community schools to Philadelphia?

City Council president Darrell Clarke has also repeatedly voiced suspicion of the school district's ability to direct programs. "The traditional role of sending the money to 440 North Broad, not having sense of how it's directed, is troubling to me," said Clarke.

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15 Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend in Philly

...by society in most aspects of life." Sunday, May 24th, 7:00pm, free, Vox Populi, 319 North 11th Street...

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...Star market, and lots more. Through September 27, various times, free, Spruce Street Harbor Park, 121 North Columbus Boulevard...

...John Adams and Benjamin Franklin. Through October 24, 5:30pm, $55-85, Historic Philadelphia Center, 600 Chestnut Street...

Pig Iron Theatre Company has been at the avant-garde theater game for 20 years. Here, they bring us an “intergalactic gay extravaganza featuring closeted extraterrestrials, high-stakes pursuits and nuns from outer space.” May 22-31, various times and prices, FringeArts, 140 North Columbus Boulevard.

...love of dance. Friday, May 22nd and Saturday, May 23rd, 7:00pm, $44, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street...

...and enjoy your newly purchased treasures. Saturday, May 23rd, 10:00 am, free, Headhouse Plaza, 550 South 2nd Street...

...exact replica of original designs. Through October 12th, various times, free after admission, Morris Arboretum, 100 East Northwestern Avenue...

...town. Saturday, May 23rd and Sunday, May 24th, 1:00pm, free, New Hall Military Museum, 320 Chestnut Street...

...beer and refreshments after the ceremony. Sunday, May 24th, 12:00pm, free, Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue...

...classic animated film. Through June 14th, various times, $23.50-169.50, Academy of Music, 240 South Broad Street...

...make interesting appearances throughout Stoppard's work. Through June 14th, various times, $25, Wilma Theater, 265 South Broad Street...

...as the curtain goes down. Through July 12, various times, $20-85, Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street...

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Here Are Maps of All of SEPTA’s Proposed Route Changes

...the southern segment will become Route 45, operating between Broad Street and Oregon Avenue and 11th and Noble streets. Passengers will be able to transfer between the two routes for free...

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...from the east via Bridge Street, Route 25 will now loop around it via Darrah, Pratt and Penn streets, then head east on Bridge. The alternate routing of the 26 via Harbison and...

...and Penn streets, then head east on Bridge. The alternate routing of the 26 via Harbison and Torresdale avenues will be eliminated; service along that stretch of Harbison will now be provided by...

...on Chestnut Street to head northward; the southern segment will become Route 45, operating between Broad Street and Oregon Avenue and 11th and Noble streets. Passengers will be able to transfer between the two routes...

Routes 12 and 40 will be extended eastward to improve access to Penn’s Landing and the Delaware waterfront: Route 12 to Dock Street and Columbus Boulevard and Route 40 to Front and South streets, where riders can cross the South Street pedestrian bridge to reach the waterfront.

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Hammer of Glory Rally and Opening Tap Night

5:01 pm – Institute Bar – 549 N 12th St (12th & Green Sts)

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6:45 am – CBS 3 – 1600 Spring Garden St

7:55 am – FOX 29 – 330 Market St

8:18 am – Red Owl – 433 Chestnut St

9:47 am – Hop Angel Brauhaus – 7980 Oxford Ave

10:55 am – Grey Lodge – 6235 Frankford Ave

11:18 am – SawTown – 4717 Princeton Ave

11:56 am – St. Benjamin Brewing – 1710 N 5th St

12:29 pm – Philly Brewing – 2440 Frankford Ave

12:50 pm – Johnny Brendas – 1201 Frankford Ave (Frankford & Girard)

12:50 pm – Johnny Brendas – 1201 Frankford Ave (Frankford & Girard)

1:15 pm – Bar Ferdinand/El Camino – 1030 N 2nd St

1:33 pm – Standard Tap – 901 2nd St (2nd & Poplar)

1:59 pm – SugarHouse Casion – 1001 N Delaware Ave

2:37 pm – Garage – 1231 E Passyunk Ave

3:02 pm – 12 Steps Down – 767 S 9th St

3:45 pm – Time – 1315 Sansom St

4:28 pm – Jose Pistolas – 263 S 15th St

5:39 pm – London Grill – 2301 Fairmount Ave

6:02 pm – Belgian Cafe – 601 N 21st St (21st & Green)

6:02 pm – Belgian Cafe – 601 N 21st St (21st & Green)

6:25 pm – Kite & Key - 1836 Callowhill Street (19th & Callowhill)

6:25 pm – Kite & Key - 1836 Callowhill Street (19th & Callowhill)

6:58 pm – Opening Tap – At 23rd St Armory at 22 S 23rd St

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Connor Barwin keeping busy during the off-season

The concert will be held Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Union Transfer (1026 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia, PA 19123)

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The event will feature a barbecue and performances by Mac DeMarco (solo), The Suffers, and Philly's own Marian Hill, with all proceeds going to Smith Playground in South Philadelphia (2100 S 24th St. Philadelphia, PA).

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How, and how much, are teachers paid in Pennsylvania?

Philadelphia educators, parents, students, and community and labor groups rally to support teacher contracts outside School District headquarters at 440 N. Broad St. 

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Chinatown: Low Voter Turnout Despite Good Weather

Despite the good weather, voter turnout was not so good in Chinatown. There are two poll sites for Chinatown residents: the Chinese Christian Church and Center at 225 N. 10th St. and Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School at 1023 Callowhill St.

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Despite the good weather, voter turnout was not so good in Chinatown. There are two poll sites for Chinatown residents: the Chinese Christian Church and Center at 225 N. 10th St. and Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School at 1023 Callowhill St.

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Ronnie Polaneczky: Dispatches from the polls

Raymond Harris, a poll watcher at The Friendly Church at 1600 W. Jefferson Street, said turnout has been light.

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Adam Rodgers, Esq. was holding court at an Anthony Williams outpost at 18th and Ridge, where volunteers gather to receive printed materials and catch rides to other polling places to leaflet.

Nadia Dawound, a volunteer recovery counselor at Southwest Nu-Stop at 16th and Poplar: “I met [Tony] at my church – Yesha, at 23rd and Snyder – and I liked what...

...Southwest Nu-Stop at 16th and Poplar: “I met [Tony] at my church – Yesha, at 23rd and Snyder – and I liked what he had to say. I’m a Christian and he’s...

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Calendar: May 20-27

Mural Arts celebrates its 11th year beautifying Philly with food, drink, auctions and a live art battle. This year’s honorees include Eagle’s linebacker Connor Barwin; Mural Art’s Tony Schneider and street artist Swoon. 5pm. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. muralarts.org

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...production comes to Philly through June 14. $28.50-$150.50. The Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. kimmelcenter.org

Sample delicious guacamole from Philly’s best chefs and restaurants while sipping beers and signature MANNA Margaritas on the riverfront. Vote for the best guacamole and help crown the Guac Master. 6pm. $30. Morgan’s Pier, 221 N. Columbus Blvd. 215.279.7134. morganspier.com

One night only pop-up food event featuring a guided tasting of locally sourced cheeses and bites from Cape May Oyster Cooperative, Kensington Quarters, Mycopolitan, Weckerly’s Ice Cream and more. 6:30pm. $55. Impact Hub, 1227 N. Fourth St. eatretreat.org

...growing up in the age of the Internet. 8pm. $25. Through May 24. Studio X, 1340 S. 13th St. azukatheatre.org

...America’s Got Talent. 7:30pm. $20-$34.50. Through June 14. Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. Eighth St. 215.923.0210. societyhillplayhouse.org

Enjoy music, food and drinks, plus local artists Martha Rich, Thom Lessner, Hawk Krall and Andrew Jeffrey Wright, who will be on site cranking out one-of-a-kind custom designs for attendees who purchase a new pair of Chucks. 6pm. Free. Ubiq, 1509 Walnut St. 215.988.0194. ubiqlife.com

...with him. Directed by Terrence J. Nolen. 8pm. $36-$50. Through June 28. Arden Theatre, 40 N. Second St. 215.922.8900. ardentheatre.org

...from the the Garces Group and other local restaurants. 11am-11pm. Free. Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Blvd. delawareriverwaterfront.com

...recommended for mature audiences. Directed by Dan Rothenberg. 8pm. $15-$20. Through May 31. FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. 215.413.9006. fringearts.com

Annual multi-genre music and arts festival featuring three nights of local music, food vendors and craft stands. This year’s performers include Mr. Unloved, Mumblr, I Yahn I Arkestra, Kuf Knotz and more. May 22-24. The Fire, 412 W. Girard Ave. 267.671.9298. thefirephilly.com

As Solomon Randall’s wedding approaches, he and his family find themselves unearthing hidden secrets and dealing with hard truths. Written and directed by Kash Goins. Through May 24. The Skybox at Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St. gokashproductions.com

...Von Cuspid and more. Hosted by comedian Rachel Fogletto. 7:45pm. $10-$15. L’Etage, 624 S. Sixth St. creperie-beaumonde.com

In an interactive musical exploring how the piano has progressed through American history, the timeless songs of Irving Berlin will lead audiences on a tour of the instrument’s influence on both music and culture. Through June 28. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut St. walnutstreettheatre.org

Featuring 16 R&B, funk, blues and soul performers, including Boy Wonder, KillerWhale, Ben Tinsley, Santalina, Amanda Thorpe and more. 2pm. $9. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. worldcafelive.com

Local experts discuss the benefits of vaping and how it can help you quit smoking. Learn about the different vape kits and receive 10 percent off hardware and e-juice. BYOB. 7:30pm. Sababa Vapes, 237 Chestnut St. sababavapes.com

...look at invertebrates at this kid-friendly exhibit. Through Aug. 30. Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215.299.1000. ansp.org

...18th century games; Thank-A-Vet postcard writing and more. 9:30am. Free. Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. constitutioncenter.org

Gripping tale of a Holocaust survivor who travels to post-war East Germany in an attempt to locate her husband. Stick around for a post-screening discussion led by filmmaker and Temple professor Lauren Wolkstein. 7:30pm. $12. PFS Theatre at the Roxy, 2023 Sansom St. 267.639.9508. filmadelphia.org

...family and friends to imagine what could have been. Through May 31. Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad St. 212.239.6200. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org

The hilarious funnyman (and Philly native) hosted TBS’s Very Funny News and has been featured on Guy Code, Inside Amy Schumer, Love You, Mean It and This American Life. 8pm. $12-$20. Through May 31. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215.496.9001. heliumcomedy.com

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Wanna join Hive76? The hackerspace is funding a Hacker in Resident

Also, we would like to encourage applicants to stop by open house. Open house is held every Wednesday night from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. at our space on 915 Spring Garden St., 5th Floor.

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Wanna join Hive76? The hackerspace is funding a Hacker in Resident

Also, we would like to encourage applicants to stop by open house. Open house is held every Wednesday night from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. at our space on 915 Spring Garden St., 5th Floor.

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Only Two Dates Left This Season to Walk the Reading Viaduct

...Inquirer Building, and ending at the Viaduct on the site of Phase 1 on the 1200 Block of Noble Street, tours led by members of the Board of Directors are designed to engage, inform and...

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