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Thanks, Generocity, for sharing details of our National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS...

Thanks, Generocity, for sharing details of our National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Community Fair, which will take place on Saturday, March 7th from 1 - 3 p.m. at R.W. Brown Community Center, 1707 N 8th Street.

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Philadelphia Declaration and Spirit Newspapers: Mayoral Election Updates

You can attend a live Q and A session with Diaz tonight at 6 PM at Venturef0rth, 417 North 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

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Peering Ahead To A New Festival Pier

...power station-turned-auto body garage in the Poplar section. The forty units coming to 1221 Mount Vernon Street invokes quite a literal reading of the term infill, juxtaposing the interior façades’ corrugated...

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Hozier's here, ready for his "Church"-propelled close-up

Sat., March 7, 8:30pm. With George Ezra. Sold out. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. electricfactory.info

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  • Leveled Books To Support Our Beginners

    Ms. McGettigan is asking for $467.56:
    My students need supportive reading as they learn this life-changing skill. With these books and small group sessions, they will become the life-long readers we need.
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Reuse on Mount Vernon Street Getting Close

A couple of readers have asked us about 1221 Mount Vernon St. in recent weeks, apparently forgetting that we've mentioned this project on several occasions in the past. Still, given the progress at the site since we visited last July, it seems appropriate that we provide an update.

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Calendar: March 4-11

...discuss how their actions changed the world. 7:30pm. $10. Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art, 531 N. Twelfth St. philamoca.org

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...by Fariha Khan, UPenn’s associate director of Asian American studies. 6pm. Free. International House, 3701 Chestnut St. 215.387.5125. ihousephilly.org

...done to unravel the mysteries of the human brain. 7:30pm. $7-$15. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. 215.686.5320. freelibrary.org

...of the most important women in Argentinian history. 7:30pm. $30. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St. 215.204.9860. templeperformingartscenter.org

...show in the world, which runs through March 8. 5:30pm. $50. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. theflowershow.com

...The Standards of Hip-Hop” course. 6pm. Free. University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communication, 3620 Walnut St. 215.898.4965. africana.sas.upenn.edu

...his Persistence of Jokes tour. 7:15pm and 9:45pm. $35-$43. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215.496.9001. heliumcomedy.com

...Drag Queens will make special appearances, and costumes are encouraged. 7pm. $10-$15. Tabu Lounge, 200 S. 12th St. 215.964.9675. tabuphilly.com

The local cover band makes a hometown appearance with a summer-themed show—think bathing suits and palm trees—playing funky mashups like Biggie Smalls over ACDC and “Teach Me How To Dougie” vs. “We Are Young.” 9pm. Victory Beer Hall, Xfinity Live! 1100 Pattison Ave. 267.443.6415. xfinitylive.com

...performed live, as directed by Richard O’Brien. Through March 28. $10-$20. BrainSpunk Theater, 2825 Ormes St. 215.278.9504. brainspunktheater.com

Learn how to sling the best rums, whiskeys and gins to make the best modern cocktails with a retro vibe. This class offers tips on the perfect drink, a primer on bitters and much more. 7:30pm. $65. Wine School of Philadelphia, 127 S. 22nd St. 215.965.1514. vinology.com

...Writing and Reading Alchemy exhibit, which runs through Sept. 4. 5pm. Free. Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut St. 215.925.2222. chemheritage.org

...Madeline Albright, Arianna Huffington and others. 8pm. $20-$30. Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St. 215.898.3900. annenbergcenter.org

...live music and dancing add fun to the proceedings. Noon. $30-$60. First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St. 215.563.3980

...by educator, musician and writer Reynaldo Fernández Pavón. 3pm. Free. Taller Puertorriqueño, 2721 N. Fifth St. 215.423.6320. tallerpr.org

A throwback disco party transforms the Sheraton into “Studio Fifty Fur,” complete with open bar, multiple food stations, raffles and live entertainment. Proceeds benefit an array of programs administered by the Morris Animal Refuge. 8pm. $125. Sheraton, 1 Dock St. morrisanimalrefuge.org

The world premiere of this gender-bending field hockey musical set in the ‘80s, skewering the relentless pursuit of victory while being driven by a pop score inspired by the 1980s’ most iconic acts. 8pm. $32-$37. Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St. 215.567.2848. adriennelive.org

...a sold-out run at the Edinburgh International Festival. 8pm. $20-$129. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215.893.1999. academyofmusic.org

...other activities are planned. Note: Excessively revealing cosplay is discouraged. Free. Community College of Philadelphia, 1700 Spring Garden St.

...breakfast will be served. 6:30pm–9am. $190. Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215.299.1000. ansp.org

5:30pm. $59-$99. The Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St. brewersplate.com

...in recognition of National Intellectual Disability and Autism Awareness Month. 11am. $30. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 215.336.3600. wellsfargocenterphilly.com

...speakers and music from local artists Christine Havrilla and Andrea Nardello. 6pm. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215.222.1400. worldcafelive.com

...with the Kennedys, now digitally restored. Through Sept. 7. $8-$14.50. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. constitutioncenter.org

...the audience guessing until the very end. 8pm. $24.50-$182.50. Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut St. 215.574.3550. walnutstreettheatre.org

Prep for St. Patrick’s Day with happy-hour specials and a custom-engraved beer glass. 5-7pm. Free. Fadó, 1500 Locust St. 215.893.9700. fadoirishpub.com

Before there was Game of Thrones, there was Macbeth, a bloody tale of power and ambition. Alexander Burns makes his Arden directorial debut in this adaptation of Shakespeare’s landmark work. Through April 19. $15-$36. Arden Theater, 40 N. Second St. 215.922.8900. ardentheatre.org

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This Weekend: Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Fair Celebrates National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

This Saturday, March 7, Philadelphia FIGHT, Caring People Alliance, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia will hold a community health fair at R.W. Brown Community Center (located at 1707 N 8th Street) to celebrate National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

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6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

...Listen before you go: "From Eden." Saturday, March 7th, 8:30 p.m., Electric Factory, 421 N. 7th Street...

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...tacos. Listen before you go: "Mamacita." Tuesday, March 3rd, 8 p.m., 21+ Ortlieb's, 847 N. Third Street...

...Day feat. GoodGirl." Thursday, March 5th, 7:30 p.m., Theatre of Living Arts (TLA), 334 South Street...

...Listen before you go: "Oak Tree." Friday, March 6th, 8 p.m., 21+, Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad Street...

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PAFA students launch their own gallery collective

Tate and fellow students Morgan Hobbs, Jillian Schley, Rebecca Sedehi, Shane Allen Smith and Zach Zecha have formed AUTOMAT, a gallery collective with a new 750-square-foot home on the second floor of a former sewing factory at 319 N. 11th Street.

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Attempted Child Lurings in Berks County

A male student at 13th and Green Elementary School in Reading also told police he was walking home Friday afternoon on the 600 block of North 12th Street between Greenwich and Oley streets when he was approached by a man driving a dark-colored van.

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Top 5 Events: Philly Variety

When: March 6, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Where: PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia Cost: $15 – $20

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When: March 6, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Where: Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia Cost: FREE!

When: March 6 & 7, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Where:  Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia Cost: $15 – $25

When: March 8, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Where: University of the Arts, Arts Bank, 601 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia Cost: $22

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See an art show about online dating [Events Roundup]

Practice, 319 N. 11th St., Floor 2G. Callowhill.

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First Round Capital, 4040 Locust Street. University City.

O3 World, 1339 Frankford Ave., Suite 3. Fishtown.

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Painter says he included Monica Lewinsky's dress in Bill Clinton portrait

RENOWNED Bucks County portrait artist Nelson Shanks has painted everyone from Princess Diana to President Bill Clinton and from Pope John Paul II to Marisa Tomei. He and his wife, Leona, are the founders of Studio Incamminati, an art school on 12th Street near Callowhill.

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POTUS painter left a brush-off for '42'

RENOWNED Bucks County portrait artist Nelson Shanks has painted everyone from Princess Diana to President Bill Clinton and from Pope John Paul II to Marisa Tomei. He and his wife, Leona, are the founders of Studio Incamminati, an art school on 12th Street near Callowhill.


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