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Top Picks: Eight Must-Hit Events For Roots Picnic Weekend — May 29-31, 2015

Sunday, May 31 | 4 - 10 p.m. | City Tap House, 3925 Walnut Street | $5 with RSVP before 6pm, $10 after

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Friday, May 29 | 10 p.m. | Recess Lounge, 125 S 2nd Street | Ladies free before 11 p.m.

Saturday, May 30 | 9 a.m. | Anna Lane Lingelbach Elementary School (Wayne Avenue & Johnson Street) | $30 Registration

Saturday, May 30 | 12 - 3 p.m. | Warmdaddy's, 1400 S Columbus Blvd | $20

Saturday, May 30 | 11 a.m. | Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard & Spring Garden Street | Sold Out, Tickets available at Stubhub.com

Saturday, May 30 | 10 p.m. | Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street | $12

Saturday, May 30 | 10 p.m. - 3:30 a.m. |  Lit Ulta Bar, 420 N. 2nd. Street | $20

Saturday, May 30 | 10:30 p.m. | The TLA, 334 South Street | $18

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Founding Rabbi’s Departure to Test Kol Tzedek

...63 students this year, has since relocated to the University City Arts League building at 42nd and Spruce streets...

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Weekly Entertainment Guide - Baskervilles, Beer & Broadway (Forbidden)

...aerial acrobatics in their newest circus-theater show, Intersections, Thursday, May 28, 6pm, Clark Park, 4300 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia. Trapeze, aerial rope maneuvers, and acrobatics are used to portray visitors at the Clark...

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...Ben Dibble, Ben Cherry, Jennie Eisenhower, Liz Filios, and Frank X through June 28 at 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia. A frequent producer of his works, the Arden Theater honors Sondheim with the inaugural...

...Meredith Klein, along with performances by BalletX, classes and more at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 North American Street, Old City, Philadelphia...

...The garden features over 50 types of heritage roses, most of which bloom in May, 6026 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia...

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Arrest Made In West Philly Playground Murder

On Monday, police responded to a radio call of a shooting on a playground on the 4000 block of Aspen Street. Upon arrival, police found the victim, Kenneth Williams lying face down, suffering from gunshot wounds to the head and back.

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Neighborhood Bike Works announces move to Lancaster Avenue

The 20-year-old nonprofit will move to 3939 and 3943 Lancaster Avenue in West Philadelphia.

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Chili Szechuan to bring its spice to a new location on 4200 block of Chestnut

Chili Szechuan to bring its spice to a new location on 4200 block of Chestnut

Chili Szechuan is opening a new location at 4213 Chestnut St. (Photo West Philly Local)

...the former Dana Mandi International Foods and Spices space. (Dana Mandi moved next door, to 4211 Chestnut St, last spring). This location is also next door to Kabobeesh restaurant. The new restaurant will...

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Chili Szechuan’s original location at 4626 Baltimore Ave. (Archived photo)

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57-year-old man arrested during burglary on 4000 block of Spruce; plainclothes police officer injured

57-year-old man arrested during burglary on 4000 block of Spruce; plainclothes police officer injured

7 hours ago

Mantua man charged with murder of neighbor

Police said that at 1:25 a.m. Monday, a report of a shooting called officers to a playground in the 4000 block of Aspen Street.

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Arrest in playground murder

Eric McFarland, 24, of Reno Street near 39th, was charged with murder and related offenses for the death of Kenneth Williams, 24, of Aspen Street near 40th, police said. McFarland allegedly shot Williams in the head and back after an argument just before 1:30 a.m., police said.

Eric McFarland, 24, of Reno Street near 39th, was charged with murder and related offenses for the death of Kenneth Williams, 24, of Aspen Street near 40th, police said. McFarland allegedly shot Williams in the head and back after an argument just before 1:30 a.m., police said.

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Developer of hotel at 18th and Vine took circuitous route to top

The event will take place at First District Plaza, 38th and Market streets. Tickets are $100. For more info, call 215-751-9501.

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Developer of hotel at 18th and Vine took circuitous route to top

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Tangle Movement Arts to present new aerial show this Thursday in Clark Park

Intersections premieres at the park near 43rd and Baltimore on Thursday, May 28 at 6 p.m. (rain date Thursday, June 4). The show is part of the City of Philadelphia’s Performances in Public Spaces program, managed by the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy.

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Calendar: May 27-June 3

...of their new piece, Bitter Homes and Gardens: A Botanical Hoedown. 6pm. 40th Street Field, 40th and Walnut sts. universitycity.org

...with the audience. Hosted by Alejandro Morales. Directed by Jen Cleary. 8pm. $15. International House, 3701 Chestnut St. firstpersonarts.org

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...at the special program performed by Philly’s Ballet X. Noon. Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American St. philadelphiatangofestival.com

...unveiling of PinkBox, the country’s first adult-toy vending machine. 7pm. $15. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. undergroundarts.org

...prizes!—that spans five museums. 3-7pm. Free. Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. phillystamppass.org

...17 acts headlined by the Peek-a-Boo Revue and Ray Gunn. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Pl. Saturday night showcase: Sat., May 30. 8pm. 17 acts headlined by Sydni Deveraux and Lulu...

...Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Pl. Closing night party: Sun., May 31. 8pm. Silk City, 435 Spring Garden St. Find the complete festival schedule and ticket info online at: ThePhiladelphiaBurlesqueFestival.com

...Week collaboration with Free Will and Brouwerij ten Dormaal. 6pm. $25-$92. 23rd Street Armory. 22 S. 23rd St. phillybeerweek.org

Round up a team for an evening of bowling, games and snacks that will raise money for cancer research. 6pm. $15. PEP Bowling, 1200 S. Broad St. kickingcancerfoundation.org

Movie lovers and strange film fans, rejoice: Philadelphia Film Society’s Graveyard Shift has been extended year-round. Tonight’s midnight screening will be revenge-fueled cult classic The Crow, starring Brandon Lee. 11:45pm. $10. PFS Theatre at the Roxy, 2023 Sansom St. filmadelphia.org

...Nicholson and is directed by Matt Pfeiffer. 8pm. $22. Through June 28. Lantern Theater Company, 10th and Ludlow sts. 215.829.0395. lanterntheater.org

...Maggy Keegan and written by Dan Corkery and Caitlin Weigel. 9pm. $10. Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey St. playsandplayers.org

...authors led by the executive director of NBAT, Maurice Henderson. 6pm. Big Blue Marble Books, 551 Carpenter Lane. bigbluemarblebooks.com

...Series rarities, Black Butte Porter, Mirror Pond Pale Ale and more. Noon. Free. Headhouse District, South and Second sts. 541.385.8606. deschutesbrewery.com

...wing contest, and get silly with the dunk tank and drink games. 11am. Varga Bar, 941 Spruce St. vargabar.com

...Arts Stage is presented by Philadelphia-based mural artist Alloyius McIlwaine. Noon. Roxborough Development Corporation, 6111 Ridge Ave.

...as well as live talks with a panel of female leaders from Philly. 11am. $35. 2401 Walnut St. tedxwalnutstwomen.com

YouTube’s funniest females head to Philly for a live comedy show. No filters, no censors, no telling what will happen. 6pm. The Troc, 1003 Arch St. 215.922.6888. thetroc.com

...will help provide 100,000 meals to those in need. 2pm. $15-$30. Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad St. philabundance.org/cupcake-smash-2015

...and read as cocktails inspired by the work are created and enjoyed. 7pm. Renegade Company, 930 Sigel St. therenegadecompany.org

...a narrative collage of meditations on friendship, urbanism and literature. 7:30pm. Free. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. freelibrary.org

...to appear, along with comedy workshops, parties and more. June 3-6. Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom St. duofest.com/2015

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Latest robbery reports; burglaries “definitely an issue,” say police

Two teenagers were arrested for an attempted mid-day robbery on May 20 on the 4200 block of Pine Street. The incident happened at around 2 p.m. when the suspects, 16 and 18 years...

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A gunpoint robbery took place on May 22 at around 11 p.m. on the 4900 block of Spruce Street. Police say a young man ran from behind a 26-year-old woman, who was...

Also on May 22, a 19-year-old male was arrested at 52nd and Kingsessing after robbing a 22-year-old woman. The robbery took place shortly after 10 p...

...22-year-old woman. The robbery took place shortly after 10 p.m. on the 4600 block of Chester Avenue when the suspect approached the woman and robbed her of her pocketbook which contained several...

32 hours ago

10 Hottest New Bars in Philadelphia

3900 Chestnut St.; 215-397-4693

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1338 S. 10th St.; 215-800-1992

1320 Chancellor St.; 215-735-0735

125 Walnut St.; 215-253-3777

1320 Chestnut St.; 215-800-1079

2227 Pine St.; 215-309-2245

223 S. Sydenham St.; 267-930-3813

914 N. Second St.; 215-627-7500

10 S. Front St., Second Fl.; no phone

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2 Penn campus hotel employees defraud University of $3M: U.S. Attorney's Office

Both men were contracted employees of the Sheraton University City Hotel, located at 3549 Chestnut St. and owned by a subsidiary of the University of Pennsylvania, according to court records. Employed...

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