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Calendar: July 29-August 5

...based percussion ensemble Another Holiday for Skins. 7:30pm. $10-$15. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St. philajazzproject.org

...Lint, John Paul Monge and Sean Stoops. 11am. Free. Icebox Project Space at Crane Arts, 1400 N. American St. 215.232.3203. cranearts.com

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Through Sun., Aug. 2. Free. Clark Park, 4398 Chester Ave. Rain location: Mandell Theater of Drexel University, 33rd and Chestnut streets. shakespeareinclarkpark.org  (Photo by Hannah Van Sciver)

Through Sun., Aug. 2. Free. Clark Park, 4398 Chester Ave. Rain location: Mandell Theater of Drexel University, 33rd and Chestnut streets. shakespeareinclarkpark.org  (Photo by Hannah Van Sciver)

The ‘90s classic film follows four teenage friends who form a coven and cast spells on their enemies. 7:30pm. PFS Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom St. filmadelphia.org

...folk tunes and upbeat Sambas set to English and Portuguese poetry. 5pm. Free. Kimmel Center, 1500 Walnut St. 215.893.1999. kimmelcenter.org

...original stories of Georgia O’Keeffe and Aunt Jemima. Through Aug. 2. Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St. phillywomenstheatrefest.org AUTHOR Stoned: A Medical Marijuana Book Launch Explore both sides of the medical...

...panel debate between both pro- and anti-marijuana advocates. 6:30pm. $10. Mütter Museum, 19 S. 22nd St. muttermuseum.org

...creative thinking shapes the future. Through Aug. 1. Noon. $15. Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race St. 215.965.4000. moore.edu

Pop music’s leading smartass gave us “White & Nerdy” and “Word Crimes;” now he brings his Mandatory World Tour to Philly, rocking out to clever spoofs of pop culture’s biggest hits. 7:30pm. $29.50-$69.50. Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Fairmount Park, 5201 Parkside Ave. manncenter.org

...and historical undertones. 7:30pm. $20-$25. Through Aug. 1. Venice Island Performing Arts Center, 7 Lock St. avenuetheater.ticketleap.com

...law firm protecting those affected by HIV/AIDS. 6pm. $20-$25. William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St. 215.587.9377. aidslawpa.org

...pie-baking contests, antique cars and lawn games. 11am. $45. Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. glenfoerd.org

...the associate artistic director of Lantern Theater Company. 7:30pm. $10. Plays & Players Main Stage, 1714 Delancey St. 215.735.0630. playsandplayers.org

...faces hosted by The Dox, DJ Ambush and DyShon Penn. 8pm. $15. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. philly.worldcafelive.com COMEDY Brent Morin Morin has made appearances on Conan, Chelsea Lately, and...

...Chris D’Elia on NBC’s hit sitcom Undateable. 7:30pm. $26. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. heliumcomedy.com

Visit Laurel Hill Cemetery after hours during its summer open house. Tour the illumination for fallen veterans, have a BYOB picnic and take in some night photography. 7pm. $12. Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse, 3822 Ridge Ave. thelaurelhillcemetery.org

...free skating with the athletes after the bout. 9:30am. Free. Blue Cross River Rink. 121 N. Columbus Blvd. 215.629.3200. delawareriverwaterfront.com

...s culinary director, Mark Rosati, and Brooklyn Brewery manager Miles Moser. 6pm. $33. Shake Shack, 3200 Chestnut Street. 267.338.3464. shakeshack.com

    Calendar: July 29-August 5 | Arts and Culture | Philly Weekly
    STAGE Shakespeare in Clark Park Free Shakespeare performances in Clark Park return this week with The Winter's Tale, the classic tale of longtime friends, Leontes and Polixenes, rulers of Sicilia and Bohemia, driven apart by power and jealousy.
    http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com

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Two Projects Making Progress Near 2nd & Thompson

As it is, there are two projects nearby that are at least worth mentioning. First, let's turn our eye to 1317 N. 2nd St., where developers have replaced an old home with a new home.

    Two Projects Making Progress Near 2nd & Thompson
    A couple years back, we predicted that two large projects, Liberty Square and Soko Lofts, would transform the South Kensington neighborhood and bring new attention to an area that teemed with potential. After a lengthy delay, Liberty Square finally got moving in December, but progress has been slow.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

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Top 5 Events:Concerts on a Student Budget

When: Friday, July 31, 7:30 – 10 p.m. Where: Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 North Broad Street, Philadelphia Cost: $10 for public, free for Open Arts members!

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When: Wednesday, July 29, 5 – 8 p.m. Where: Penn Museum, 3260 South Street, Philadelphia Cost: $10 for public, $5 for Open Arts members, free to PennCard holders

When: Saturday, August 1, 8 – 10 p.m. Where: MilkBoy, 1100 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia Cost: $10-12.

When: Sunday, August 2, 1 – 5 p.m. Where: Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, 601 North Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia. Cost: Free!

    Top 5 Events: Concerts on a Student Budget
    In a city with so many awesome music venues, big and small, there's always bound to be some interesting new concerts worth attending. The best part of it is, so many Philly venues host talented live artists of many different music styles for inexpensive prices.
    http://campusphilly.org

21 hours ago

Popemageddon II, Icebox Truck show 2015, Artist-run gallery in LA with Philly roots, plus Mural Arts, Marta Sanchez, House Gallery, TSA, opportunities and More!

Mobile Home Rally, Saturday, Aug. 1. 5-10PM at the Icebox, Crane Arts, 1400 N. American St. ! Truck, truck, truck show!  If you’ve never seen this historic truck art event, organized...

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Everyone loves a trompe l’oeil painting.  Richard Haas, who has placed his fool the eye murals all around the world, including in Philadelphia (2330 Chestnut St.) will paint a new one here.

1816 House Gallery is located at 1816 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19125

    Popemageddon II, Icebox Truck show 2015, Artist-run gallery in LA with Philly roots, plus Mural Arts, Marta Sanchez, House Gallery, TSA, opportunities and More!
    NEWS Via Plan Philly Facebook: The Pope Fence and the Security perimeter may be in flux but here's what floated around Facebook yesterday. It's a dark map for what should be a happy event, no? Via Plan Philly and Bradley Wrenn, a funnier map later in the day, enhanced with appropriate Pleistocene and Medieval era iconography.
    http://www.theartblog.org

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2 dead, 7 injured in Philly in 24-hour span

The violent wave culminated early Monday morning, when an 18-year-old male whom police did not identify was shot in the buttocks on the 400 block of West Norris Street, in Kensington.

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Police said Sunday's violence began around 12:30 a.m. in West Oak Lane, when Stephen Burton, 41, stabbed his wife, Danecia Berrian, and their infant daughter in their home, on the 1900 block of Dallas Street.

A few hours after Berrian's stabbing, there was an unrelated double stabbing on the 7100 block of Ditman Street in Tacony, police said.

At 4:56 a.m. about a mile away, on the 4700 block of Oakmont Street in Holmesburg, a 32-year-old man was shot in his home and injured after two unknown attackers kicked in his back door, police said.

...a gunshot wound to the stomach in the living room of a house on the 2000 block of East Cambria Street in Kensington. The victim, whom police did not identify, was taken to Temple University Hospital...

    2 dead and 7 injured in Philly in 24-hour span
    Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015, 6:43 PM At least two people were killed and seven injured during violent incidents in Philadelphia from Sunday into Monday, according to police.
    http://www.philly.com

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2 dead and 7 injured in Philly in 24-hour span

The violent wave culminated early Monday morning, when an 18-year-old man - who police did not identify - was shot in the buttocks on the 400 block of West Norris Street, in Kensington.

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Sunday's incidents began around 12:30 a.m. in West Oak Lane, when police said 41-year-old Stephen Burton stabbed his wife, Danecia Berrian, and their infant daughter inside their home, on the 1900 block of Dallas Street.

A few hours after Berrian's stabbing, there was an unrelated double stabbing on the 7100 block of Ditman Street in Tacony, police said.

Then, a little more than an hour later, at 4:56 a.m. Sunday about a mile away on the 4700 block of Oakmont Street in Holmesburg, a 32-year-old man was shot inside his home and injured after two unknown suspects kicked in his back door, police said.

...a gunshot wound to the stomach in the living room of a house on the 2000 block of East Cambria Street in Kensington. The victim, who police did not identify, was taken to Temple University Hospital...

    2 dead and 7 injured in Philly in 24-hour span
    Posted: Monday, July 27, 2015, 6:43 PM At least two people were killed and seven injured during violent incidents in Philadelphia from Sunday into Monday, according to police.
    http://www.philly.com

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Kensington Fringe: War Becomes a Family Affair

1325 North Randolph Street

    Fringe Arts - Presenting the world's most cutting-edge, high-quality artists - Kensington Fringe: War Becomes a Family Affair
    "In my view, wars can only happen with a certain level of deceit. Those who make a case for war will line up the facts to show it to be a necessity; those sent into combat are told that their personal honor is at stake.
    http://fringearts.com

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Man, 18, shot and wounded in Kensington

It happened just after midnight on the 400 block of Norris Street.

Police say the victim managed to run to the 2000 block of North 4th street, where he collapsed.

    Man, 18, shot and wounded in Kensington
    An 18-year-old man is recovering after gunfire erupted in the Kensington section of Philadelphia early Monday. It happened just after midnight on the 400 block of Norris Street. Police say the victim managed to run to the 2000 block of North 4th street, where he collapsed.
    http://6abc.com

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Taming the Fight in Philadelphia Firefighting

...Narrow Escape.—In the course of the riot on Saturday night, in the vicinity of Second and Jefferson street, between two rival gangs of ruffians attached respectively to the Hibernia and Taylor Hose...

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...marchers attracted attention from “notorious rowdies,” gangs known as The Stingers and The Killers. At 6th and Fitzwater they disrupted the procession. And at 8th and Catherine, just as the Good Will Hose...

    Taming the Fight in Philadelphia Firefighting
    Philadelphia endured six riots in the 1840s. City streets had become dangerous. But they also could be glorious, if accounts of the May Day parade in 1849 were to be believed. Thedisplay put on by the city's sixty-six volunteer fire companies was, according to the Inquirer, "grand beyond description.
    http://www.phillyhistory.org

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Where the Booze Comes From: A Guide to Philly’s New Distilling Boom

...a tasting room and distilling school in their Kensington space at the Crane Arts building. 1431 N. Cadwallader Street, Kensington 19122 • 800-996-0595 • millstonespirits.com

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...on your crab fries at that place in South Philly. Bloody Marys, waiting to happen. 12285 McNulty Road, Northeast Philly, 215-671-0346 • philadelphiadistilling.com

...Drum Pennsylvania Rum, distilled from sugar cane and flavored with coffee in their Fishtown factory. 1335 Frankford Avenue, Fishtown, 267-479-1600 • lacolombe.com

...limoncello, chocolatecello, bananacello, etc.—that she retails from a colorful storefront on East Passyunk Avenue. 1908 East Passyunk Avenue, East Passyunk 19148 • 215-271-1161 • pollyodd.com

...whiskey, and Bear Trap, an herbal liqueur that could upend your after dinner Fernet habit. 2440 Frankford Avenue, Kensington • 267-825-7332 • rowhousespirits.us

...note by choosing their Double Finish Rye, aged in sweet vermouth barrels from Quady Winery. 924 Canal Street, Bristol, PA 19007 • 215-781-8300 • dadshatrye.com

...small batches of Single Run Whiskeys, which started out as brews by Saint Benjamin Brewing. 34 N. 4th St. Camden, NJ 08102 • 856-295-1273 • cooperriverdistillers.com

    Philadelphia's New Distillery Boom
    Philadelphia has history in spades, it's true. And while these streets may be haunted by the ghosts of years past, the present is full of a different kind of spirit.
    http://www.phillymag.com

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  • Computer Programing in 1st Grade

    Mrs. Finkelstein is asking for $935.40:
    My students need 2 Chromebooks with protective cases and a mouse in order to help with computer programing.
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Breakaway glass in movie!

1701 n. 2nd street

    Breakaway glass in movie!
    Thanks to Layla Warren for sharing her fantastic senior thesis film, "Biography" with us! It features breakaway glass that she purchased here at The Resource Exchange earlier this year (keep an eye out for it half way through the film). For anyone interested in Breakaway glass, we still have plenty in stock!
    http://www.theresourceexchange.org

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Thief Uses Stolen Polka-Dotted Mini Cooper to Steal Bikes

A thief broke into Caulfield's home at 10th and Delhi streets through an unlocked door overnight Wednesday and jacked a number of items including two bikes and keys to the Mini Cooper.

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...cutters Wednesday night to break the lock on a bike attached to a pole at 12th and Dickinson streets in South Philly. He then rolls it over to the stolen car and attaches...

A man spotted the car parked near Fitzwater and Hicks streets and called police. Inside, officers found the alleged suspect sleeping. He was arrested and the car will soon be returned to Caulfield.

    Thief Uses Stolen Polka-Dotted Mini Cooper to Steal Bikes
    For the past three days, John Caulfield's flamboyant Mini Cooper has drawn the ire of bicyclists in Southwest Center City, Bella Vista and South Philly. It wasn't because the sherbet-colored, polka-dotted convertible wasn't sharing the road with them, but instead, carting bikes away.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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  • A Space For All

    Mrs. Finkelstein is asking for $573.15:
    My students need a carpet for our reading center and a carpet for when they listen to stories.
    William McKinley Elementary School Comment

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