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Weekly Entertainment Guide - BalletBoyz, 215 Festival & 'Great Expectations'

...Kaitlin Kemp, with set design by Dirk Durossette, through November 9 at the Latvian Society, 531 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia...

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...activities, panels and discussions on the art, business, and history of comics, at The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, Philadelphia...

...opera arias, and popular songs, Saturday, October 25, 7:30pm, First and Central Presbyterian Church, 1100 Market Street, Rodney Square, Wilmington, DE.  Spend an Evening of Edgar Allan Poe with historic interpreter Anne...

...newspapers, letters and observations of his contemporaries, Thursday, October 23, 6:30pm, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia.  Graeme Park celebrates Halloween with Moonlight Tales, two age appropriate events that include Haunted...

...David Newman. Performances take place Saturday, October 25, 8pm, the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Avenue and Sunday, October 26, 4pm, American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia...

...Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Avenue and Sunday, October 26, 4pm, American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia...

...on select chorales (music can be found here), Sunday, October 26, 4pm, Girard College Chapel, 2101 S. College Avenue, Philadelphia. Alan Harler conducts...

...Brian McCann, Sally Mercer, and Lindsey Smiling. Directed by Matthew Decker on the Arcadia Stage, 40 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia. Special events and performances include a Pay What You Can on October 22, post...

...martial art-influenced dance. Four performances on Thursday, October 23 through Saturday, October 25 at 3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. Talk backs with the company follows the Friday performances and BalletBoyz will conduct two...

...iconic play was seen in Philadelphia for the first time at the Locust Street Theater, 1411 Locust Street (where Estia is today) before its Broadway premier in 1949. EgoPo transports you back to...

...music, costume contest for kids and dogs, pumpkin painting, and more, by the Singing Fountain, East Passyunk Avenue and Tasker and Mifflin Triangle, East Passyunk Avenue and Mifflin, South Philadelphia...

...painting, and more, by the Singing Fountain, East Passyunk Avenue and Tasker and Mifflin Triangle, East Passyunk Avenue and Mifflin, South Philadelphia...

...nail clipping spa, artisan doggy treats, training tips, medical advice, dog food trucks and more, 5001 Grant Avenue, Philadelphia. Benefitting the Philadelphia Police K-9 Unit and paying tribute to "Little Ugly," Glen...

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Hi, all. If you have a little time to volunteer, the Pennsylvania Horticultural...

• Poplar - PHS is helping the Philadelphia Housing Authority green its residential properties at Richard Allen Homes in Poplar at 10th and Brown Streets, Philadelphia, 19123. Eighteen trees will be planted on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. Contact Guina Hammond at 215.988.8857 or ghammond@pennhort.org

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...a Tree Planting Leader's Workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at the PHS Town Hall, 100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor, Philadelphia. Learn about planting and caring for bare root trees, working with volunteers...

• Center City - Plant 15 trees with Friends of Schuylkill River Park on Saturday, Nov. 15. Meet at 2042 Kater St. Contact Carolyn at 215.510.7302 or fsrptreetenders@phillyparks.org

• Oak Lane - Plant 26 trees with Oak Lane Tree Tenders on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. Meet at 6605 Lawnton Ave., Philadelphia 19126. Lunch will be provided at 1 p.m. Contact Charlie Philips at 215.924.1722 or cphilips@temple.edu

• Southwest Philadelphia - Plant 48 trees with the Southwest Tree Tenders. Gather for a planting demonstration on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 12:30 p.m. at 5740 Florence Avenue. Contact Lauren at 215.729.1982 or citylightslauren@gmail.com

• Northeast Philadelphia - Plant 51 trees with Tree Northeast. Meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15 at Holmesburg Recreation Center, 4500 Rhawn Street. Contact Hasan at 215.694.9607 or netreetenders@aol.com

• Montgomery County Community College - Plant 50 trees on Friday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. at 1318 Morris Road (entrance between Dekalb and Cathcart Road) in Blue Bell, PA 19422. Contact Jerry Coleman at jcoleman@mc3.edu

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Chinatown: An Educational Anchor in The Community

Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School is an anchor in the North Chinatown/ Loft District. The school, which is located on Callowhill Street near 10th, has helped to establish the area as a neighborhood and strengthens the identity of the Chinatown community.

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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

1091 Wood Street, Philadelphia, PA 19125

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746 S. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway,Philadelphia, PA 19130

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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

319 North 11th Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia

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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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