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Email Harry Gross at harrygrossDN@gmail.com, or write to him at Daily News, 801 Market St., Philadelphia 19107. Harry urges all his readers to give blood. Contact the American Red Cross at 800-Red-Cross.

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American Bible Society will depart New York for Center City

The society, which has had its headquarters in New York City for 199 years and has operations all over the world, will relocate to 401 Market St., steps from Independence Mall.

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Murder of Octavius Catto

African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

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Just a block away from his home at 814 South Street, Octavius Catto was shot and killed by Frank Kelly around 3:30 p.m. on...

...assassinated on Election Day, October 10, 1871, in front of a polling place on the 700 Block of South Street in South Philadelphia...

...of the Freedmen’s Bank (a powerful symbol of black empowerment through cooperative economics) at 919 Lombard to withdraw twenty dollars to purchase a gun. On his way there, he encountered white...

African Americana Collection, Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia. 

Octavius V. Catto Historical Marker, 812 South Street, Philadelphia.

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Calendar: Jan. 28-Feb. 4

...in the progression of finding one’s self. Through March 1. Free. Arch Enemy Arts, 109 Arch St. archenemyarts.com

A man dying of kidney failure asks his estranged daughter to give him one of hers. Raina must decide if she can put her anger aside long enough to save his life. Through March 15. $15. Arden, 40 N. Second St. ardentheatre.org

Celebrate the life and poetry of Langston Hughes with Moonstone Center and PhillyCAM’s live poetry talk show and open mic. Audience members are encouraged to read their favorite poem by Hughes, as well as one of their own. 6:30pm. Free. PhillyCAM Studios. 699 Ranstead St. 267.639.5481. phillycam.org

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...art and sports to win bragging rights and cash prizes. 8pm. $8. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut St. worldcafelive.com

...resident artists under the stage direction of David Gately. 5:30pm. Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce St. 215.735.1685. avaopera.com

The longtime drummer for watershed punk band The Ramones celebrates his iconic “blitzkrieg” drumming style and his personal struggles with the release of his new book, My Life as a Ramone. 7:30pm. Free. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. 215.686.5322. freelibrary.org

Philly playwright Francine D. Miller spins the dignified yet discontent tale of an ambitious 36-year-old man trying to overcome a life of adversity, poverty and false starts in 1970s Harlem. 7pm. $5-$18. The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St. 215.573.3234. therotunda.org

...clash of power, tradition and faith. 7pm. $22-$56. Through Feb. 15. Lantern Theater Company, 10th and Ludlow sts. 215.829.0395. lanterntheater.org

David Mamet’s play-within-a-play is a behind-the-scenes comedy about the relationship between a seasoned actor and a promising newcomer who are forced to share a dressing room—and the spotlight. Through Feb. 1. $36.50. Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut St. walnutstreettheatre.org

...sliding scale for entry, but no one’s getting turned away. 6pm. $5-$10. Lava, 4134 Lancaster Ave. 215.387.6155. lavazone.org

The cult-favorite film follows a 12-man research team that discovers an alien has been buried in the snow for more than 100,000 years. 11:59pm. $8-$9. PFS Theater at the Roxy, 1600 N. Fifth St. filmadelphia.org

...Hospital of Philadelphia and Caring for Kids Foundation. 7pm. Black Tie Tailgate: $225. Convention Center, 127 N. Broad St. phillyautoshow.com

...scene at an inaugural party for its debut issue. 6:30pm. $12. American Sardine Bar, 1800 Federal St. 215.334.2337. americansardinebar.com

...discussion with the director and members of the family. 6:30pm. $10-$15. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St. 215.922.6888. thetroc.com

UPenn’s all-male musical comedy troupe celebrates its 127th production with A Comedy of Terrors, which follows two paranormal investigators trying to dig their TV show out of ratings hell. 8pm. $15-$30. The Mask and Wig Clubhouse, 310 S. Quince St. 215.716.7378. maskandwig.com

...bring these prized possessions back to life, free of charge. Noon. Free. Memphis Street Academy, 2950 Memphis St. 215.291.4709. phillyfixersguild.org

CrossFaded Bacon and 215hiphop.com bring back the sounds of 2001 with a night of bangers from DJs Emynd and Bo Bliz, hosted by local underground rapper Reef The Lost Cauze. 9pm. $7. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 Frankford Ave. 215.739.9684. johnnybrendas.com

Sat., Jan. 31, 5pm. Free. The Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St. 215.568.8077. interacttheatre.org

Support local artists as they showcase their original works of photography, oil paint, water color, sculpture and print. Art from 22 local artists will be available for purchase in many sizes and price ranges. Through Feb. 8. Twenty-Two Gallery, 236 S. 22nd St. 215.772.1911. twenty-twogallery.com

...audiences to bring their own flasks, wire hangers and swim caps. 7pm. $25. Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St. wilmatheater.org

...Fine Ok, The Ludlow Thieves, Kristin Diable and Gabriel Garzon-Montano. 8pm. $8-$13. MilkBoy, 1100 Chestnut St. milkboyphilly.com

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American Bible Society will depart New York for Center City

The society, which has had its headquarters in New York for 199 years and has operations all over the world, will relocate to 401 Market St., steps away from Independence Mall.

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Best Super Bowl XLIX Parties and Deals in Philly

...gridiron battle on the huge projection wall at this Midtown Village indoor beer garden, where 16 American craft drafts will be on special for $5 per pour. Food will also be available...

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Colonization Movement (Africa)

William Parker Foulkes Papers (correspondence related to colonization activities), American Philosophical Society, 105 S. Fifth Street, Philadelphia.

African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia.

Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church, 419 S. Sixth Street, Philadelphia.

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Pennsylvania Colonization Society Constitution, pamphlets, and other publications, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia.

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Behind the Scenes: Fox 29 Snow Coverage

This year we wanted to give you a sneak peak at a day in the life of snow coverage here on 4th and Market, and across our viewing area.

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Snow emergency lifted in Philadelphia

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-Philadelphia Family Court Garage (1503-11 Arch Street - Going south on 15th Street, Enter the garage on the west side just after 15th & Cherry)

-Philadelphia Family Court Garage (1503-11 Arch Street - Going south on 15th Street, Enter the garage on the west side just after 15th & Cherry)

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