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First Friday April • Top Picks from PaperClips

Hello, My Name is AUTOMAT • 6-10pm @ AUTOMAT (319 N. 11th Street)

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Screens • 6-9pm @ Little Berlin (2430 Coral Street)

3 for 3 on the 3rd • 6-10pm @ Arch Enemy Arts (109 Arch Street)

Maze Generation • 7-10pm @ Space 1026 (1026 Arch Street)

Minding Manners • 7-10pm @ New Boon(e) (253 N. 3rd Street)

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Calendar: April 1-8

...nobody. Directed by Brenna Geffers. 8pm. $10-$30. EgoPo Classic Theater at the Latvian Society, 531 N. Seventh St. egopo.org

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7:30pm. Free. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. 215.567.4341. freelibrary.org

...snacks, get mini-makeovers and enjoy live DJ music. 5pm. Free. Macy’s Center City, 1300 Market St. macys.com

...a week-long celebration of women and art. 8pm. $10-$20. Plays and Players Theater, 1714 Delancey Place. 215.735.0630. playsandplayers.org

Historian Joan DeJean talks about the City of Lights and how it was intricately designed to encourage social interaction among its citizens. 5:30pm. $10. The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 S. Sixth St. 215.925.2688. philaathenaeum.org

Swashbuckling silliness encapsulates Thomas Heywood’s classic tale of pirates, barmaids, dashing heroes and villains. The grand journey across the seven seas is directed by Charlotte Northeast. Through April 18. $15-$20. Broad Street Ministry, 315 S. Broad St. 215.551.1543. philartistscollective.org

Author of eight books of poetry, including Book of Hours (featured on NPR), Young is a prizewinning, highly praised poet. Tonight, he’ll be on hand for the Kelly Writers House “Brave Testimony” series. 6pm. Free. Kelly Writers House, Arts Cafe, 3805 Locust Walk. 215.746.7636. writing.upenn.edu/wh

Some of the city’s most cutting-edge acts go toe-to-toe in a battle of the bands meant to celebrate spring’s arrival. Featuring performances by Nardo Lilly, Science Club, Ju-Taun and RFA. 7:30pm. $8-$10. Milkboy Philadelphia, 1100 Chestnut St. 215.925.6455. milkboyphilly.com

Shakespeare’s classic comedy explores the battle of the sexes and the quirky ups and downs of courtship. The Lantern Theater Company production is directed by Charles McMahon. 7pm. $10-$29. Through May 3. St. Stephen’s Theater, 923 Ludlow St. lanterntheater.org

...stage together create an improvisational score for one another’s work. 8pm. $15-$20. FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. 215.413.9006. fringearts.com

Directed by Carmen Khan, Dream explores the bold eroticism and the nature of destiny inherent in this classic work by the legendary bard. 7pm. $20-$25. Through May 17. Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater, 2111 Sansom St. 215.496.8001. phillyshakespeare.org

...in Philly on his nationwide comedy tour, “Memoirs of a College Dropout.” 7pm. $30. Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. thetroc.com

...life in a music-packed stage production. 6pm. $8-$12. Through April 4. Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut St. annenbergcenter.org

...audience members guessing till the end. 8pm. $20-$85. Through April 26. Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut St. 215.574.3550. walnutstreettheatre.org

...at the stages of life, “Memento Mori,” will also be on display. 7pm. Gush Gallery, 5015 Baltimore Ave. gushgallery.com

A recent guest star on ABC’s Black-Ish, Cole has also worked as guest correspondent on Conan, where he was twice nominated for an Emmy. Cole’s two decades of comedy have included stints on Def Comedy Jam and at Comedy Central. 7:30pm. $26-$34. Helium, 2031 Sansom St. 215.496.9001. heliumcomedy.com

...Robert Cozzolino, curator at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. 8pm. $9. International House, 3701 Chestnut St. ihousephilly.org

...Searchlight Series, which explores issues facing the modern correctional system. 6pm. Free. Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave. easternstate.org

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Gov. Rendell Says Mayoral Candidates’ Forum Will Engage Elementary Schoolkids in Phila.

The candidates and student representatives from the elementary schools will be at 440 North Broad Street, the school district headquarters, on May 4th, and the event will be live streamed to elementary, middle, and high schools.

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Philadelphia Art Commission meeting, agenda attached

4. 62-15 Masonry and roof repairs  Gen. George Meade School 35 Sculptures 1600 N. 18 Street 

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1. 29-15 Improvements Stenton Park Community Center and Playground 4600 N. 16 Street

5. 73-15 June 5 Memorial Park 2140 Market Street

6. 60-15 New Buildings with Marquees 1100 Market Street

7. 59-15 Bridge Replacement Sedgley Avenue over Conrail 800 W. Sedgley Avenue

8. 71-15 Addition, Renovation, ADA Ramp Logan Branch Library 1333 Wagner Avenue

10. 61-15 Utility Building Replacement Campbell Square Park 2525 E. Allegheny Avenue

11. 45-15 Utility Building Ramp Playground 3300 Solly Avenue

1. 55-15 Masonry and roof repairs Cooke Middle School 1300 W. Louden Street 

2. 56-15 Masonry and roof repairs Wm. C. Bryant School Cooke Middle School 6001 Cedar Avenue 

5. #74-15 Penthouse Additions Curtis Center 601 Walnut Street 

1. #53-15 1635 Market Street 

7. #35-15 Shirt Corner / Snap Kitchen 259 Market Street

2. #48-15 The Shade Store 1725 Chestnut Street

8. #36-15 7-Eleven 1701 South Street

3. #47-15 Economy Restaurant and Bar Supply 124-26 N. 2 Street

9. #37-15 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Pedestrian Bridge 10th Street South of Chestnut Street 

4. #46-15 Pizzeria Vetri 1616 Walnut Street

10. #38-15 DFTI 2026 Chestnut Street

5. #33-15 Sip-N-Glo Juicery 257 S. 20 Street

11. #187-14 The Point at Rittenhouse Row 1601 Sansom Street

6. #34-15 1601 Urban Farmer 1800 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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THIS WEEK @ UARTS: March 30 - April 5, 2015

700 W. Master Street, Philadelphia

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111 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia

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Before The Bro Bar: Unboxing The Former Home Of Finnegan’s Wake

...until 1957, when the Standard Casket Company of Philadelphia moved in. Their former factory at 1406 North 11th Street was razed to make way for the Harrison Plaza housing project. Standard Casket would produce...

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...distasteful nuisance bar to others. Now closed after 18 years in business, the bar at 2nd and Spring Garden Street still evokes strong emotions to those who recall its contentious legacy. The history of the...

...York City, setting up shop at a long-gone factory building that once stood at 1109 Locust Street. The company had much more success here than in NYC and in only a few...

...short years later they purchased the site of the old Frederick Braun Leather Tannery at 537-41 North 3rd Street in Northern Liberties, where they built their own box-manufacturing headquarters on a 60′ x...

In 1921, the company sold the building and moved to 1007 North Front Street– now the massive intersection between I-95, Front Street, Germantown Avenue, Laurel Street, and the El.

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Philadelphia’s Spring Restaurant Openings

315 N 12th Street, Poplar

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1303 N 5th Street, Kensington

926 Race Street, Chinatown

914 N 2nd Street, Northern Liberties

1338 South 10th Street, East Passyunk

1234 Locust Street, Midtown Village

1511 Pine Street, Center City

1200 Frankford Ave, Fishtown

2654 S. 6th Street, South Philly

521 S Broad Street, Bella Vista

2227 Pine Street, Fitler Square

2711 West Girard Avenue, Brewerytown

Fourth and Cross - This South Philly BYO will serve up farm-to-table American Bistro fare under the command of Andrew Michaels, former owner of E's Coffee.

1527 S. 4th Street, South Philadelphia

18th and Lombard, Rittenhouse Square

10 S. 20th Street, Center City

1306 Chestnut Street, Midtown Village


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