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Calendar: August 5-12

Ever wonder why your favorite songs put you in a good mood and set your feet tapping? Find out what happens to the chemicals in your brain when you pop your ear buds in. 5pm. Free. Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut St. 215.925.2222. chemheritage.org

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The West Philadelphia-born and -raised orchestra is sure to get the crowd movin’ and groovin’. Dance along to funky rhythms brought to you by some of Philly’s finest musicians. 5pm. $10. Penn Museum, 3260 South Street. 215.898.4000. penn.museum

In ancient Padua, two star-crossed lovers fight to overcome obstacles of good and evil. This two-act opera by Mexican composer Daniel Catán is the first of its kind to be produced by a U.S. opera company. 8pm. $25-$99. Through Aug. 14. Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St. 267.239.2941. vulcanlyric.org

...and be on the lookout for pop-up street performers. 6pm. Night Market Lancaster Ave, 35th St. and Lancaster Ave. nightmarketphilly.org

...doctors. Co-sponsored by the Women’s Medical Fund. 7pm. Free. Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane. 215.844.1870. bigbluemarblebooks.com

...supplies while their parents pick up healthcare info from local professionals. 11am. Free. Lighthouse Field, 199 E. Erie Ave.

...favorite bug and receive $2 off admission. 10am. Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 215.299.1000. ansp.org  (Photo by Meredith Dolan/ANS...

Grab a lawn chair and watch as love, seduction, jealousy, ambition and betrayal unfold in an all-black performance of the Bard’s most popular play. 6pm. Free. Through Aug. 22. Malcolm X Memorial Park, 52nd St. and Pine St. facebook.com/TheatreInTheX

Make a splash at this party dedicated to Philly dog lovers and doggy swimsuit contests. Teach an old dog new tricks with a workshop by “Best of Philly” dog trainer Nicole Larocco-Skeehan. Proceeds benefit rescued shelter dogs. 10am. $40. Philadelphia Pet Hotel & Villas, 7401 Holstein Ave.

...and anger management. 7:30pm. $15-$25. URBN Annex Black Box Theater at Drexel University, 3401 Filbert St. commonwealthclassictheatre.org

...Bradshaw, Cheryl Pepsi Riley and, of course, Kindred the Family Soul. Noon. Free. KingChessing Field, 49th St. and Chester Ave. kindredthefamilysoul.com

...Things Are OK, We’re Gonna Be Lords and much more. 4pm. $10-$12. PhilaMOCA, 531 N. 12th St. wallafest.com

Share your story and hear entertaining tales from the community revolving around the theme “Next Time.” Winners will receive $100 and the chance to complete in the season finale Grand Slam. 8:30pm. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. worldcafelive.com

The actor/comedian currently stars on HBO’s Silicon Valley; has had roles in Big Hero 6, Transformers: Age of Extinction; and was a roundtable staple on Chelsea Lately. 7:30pm. $26-$28. Trocodero, 1003 Arch St. thetroc.com

    Calendar: August 5-12 | Arts and Culture | Philly Weekly
    MUSIC P.M. @ Penn Museum: West Philadelphia Orchestra The West Philadelphia-born and -raised orchestra is sure to get the crowd movin' and groovin'. Dance along to funky rhythms brought to you by some of Philly's finest musicians. 5pm. $10. Penn Museum, 3260 South Street. 215.898.4000.
    http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com

8 hours ago

Daily News Pet of the Week: Sonny

For more information about Sonny, contact PAWS at 215-298-9680, ext. 16, or at dogs@phillypaws.org, before visiting the shelter at 2nd and Arch streets, Old City.

    Daily News Pet of the Week: Sonny
    Posted: Monday, August 3, 2015, 12:17 AM THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Sonny, a 6-to-12-month-old pit-bull mix at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. Sonny is delightful and goofy and loves walks. He can live with other dogs and older children. He will need basic obedience training.
    http://www.philly.com

8 hours ago

After 15 years, one developer's journey to get a project done is over

Brown Hill bought the property at 205 Race St. 15 years ago. “We thought Old City was a cool place,” Brown said.

    Brown Hill Development to break ground on the Bridge at 205 Race St. in Old City - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Armed with a $45 million construction loan from Citizens Bank, Brown Hill Development is scheduled to break ground Wednesday on the Bridge, a 17-story apartment tower in the Old City neighborhood of Philadelphia. The project has been a long-time coming and that's not lost on Jeffrey Brown, president of the Huntingdon Valley, Pa., development company.
    http://www.bizjournals.com

10 hours ago

Bid No. 15-13 Replace Elevators at AutoPark Olde City Garage

...PA.  Bid documents will be available after 3:00 PM, Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 701 Market Street, Suite 5400, Philadelphia, Pa 19106 for a fee of $75.00.  The sole contact at...

    Bid No. 15-13 Replace Elevators at AutoPark Olde City Garage
    This Bid is being issued by the Parking Authority (the "Authority"). The Authority is soliciting bids from general contractors to provide all necessary equipment and labor to install the new elevators at AutoPark Olde City, 2nd and Sansom Streets, Philadelphia, PA.
    http://www.philapark.org

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Star-studded food festival returns next month

The sixth annual Audi Feastival will take place on Sept. 17 at the FringeArts headquarters at 140 N. Columbus Blvd. to celebrate the city's performing and culinary arts. (Check out photos from last year's event held at Penn's Landing.)

    Feastival returning this year, co-hosted by Stephen Star, Michael Solomonov and Audrey Claire Taichman - Philadelphia Business Journal
    A star-studded food festival co-hosted by Stephen Starr, Michael Solomonov and Audrey Claire Taichman will be making its return next month. The sixth annual Audi Feastival will take place on Sept. 17 at the FringeArts headquarters at 140 N. Columbus Blvd. to celebrate the city's performing and culinary arts.
    http://www.bizjournals.com

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5 things to know and stay hungry, Feastival is on its way

The sixth annual Audi Feastival will take place on Sept. 17 at the FringeArts headquarters at 140 N. Columbus Blvd. to celebrate the city's performing and culinary arts.

    5 things to know and stay hungry, Feastival is on its way - Philadelphia Business Journal
    I'm going to dispense with my usual cheerful greeting and address an important matter. It's been said that if you stop putting sweetener in your coffee you get used to it and don't miss it after a couple of weeks. Well, friends, let me debunk that canard.
    http://www.bizjournals.com

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Three People Accused Of Kidnapping And Robbing Elderly Veteran Due In Court

“One of the passengers in the vehicle gets out with the driver, they go towards both of our victims, they take them, they push them into the car. At that point they drive them to 4th and Market to a TD Bank,” said Philadelphia Police Lt. John Walker.

    Three People Accused Of Kidnapping And Robbing Elderly Veteran Due In Court
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A preliminary hearing for three people accused of kidnapping and robbing a couple in West Philadelphia is scheduled for today. Vashti Williams, Damon Cornish, and Frances Ferguson are charged with kidnapping an 86-year-old Korean War veteran and his wife back in April.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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Bracing for the 'Popenado'

...light and found - guess what! - there were many hotel rooms, such as at the Monaco, 5th and Chestnut, right on Independence Mall, where the pope will visit on Saturday, Sept. 26. The room...

    Bracing for the 'Popenado'
    Posted: Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 12:16 AM "THEY'RE closing what?" With the Popenado just over the horizon, that phrase is heard often among titillated, proud, yet beginning-to-be-ticked-off Philadelphians. We love the idea of Pope Francis being here, but the actuality has us sliding toward lockdown, martial law lite.
    http://www.philly.com

18 hours ago

Home renovation turned historical preservation

Manerchia, 57, and his wife, Patty, had bought the property in the 200 block of Market Street near the Delaware River in 2004 from her cousin, planning to move from their home nearby.

    Home renovation turned historical preservation
    Last updated: Tuesday, August 4, 2015, 1:09 AM When Michael Manerchia, a heavy-equipment operator, found pieces of a broken plate under the flooring of a home he was renovating in Marcus Hook, he had no idea that he had opened a treasure chest of history.
    http://www.philly.com

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