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7 Shows to See in Philly This Week

...expanding their repertoire. Listen before you go: "Caje Sukarije." Thursday, September 3, 8pm, Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street...

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...YouTube subscribers. Listen before you go: "Electrified." Monday, August 31, 7:30pm, World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street...

...the area. Listen before you go: "Katy Daly." Wednesday, September 2, 7pm, Bourbon and Branch, 705 North 2nd Street...

...Listen before you go: "Soul Meets Body." Sunday, September 6, 11pm, Theatre of Living Arts, 334 South Street...

    7 Shows to See in Philly This Week
    One awesome show for every day of this week, including Death Cab for Cutie, the Counting Crows, and One Direction. Read More About: 7 Shows to See This Week, Music, Things to Do in Philly Kevin Hart Hosting Free Tail Gate Party on Saturday 17 Things to Do This Weekend
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Was Phila. killer Jack the Ripper?

...Holmes had left Chicago and landed in Philadelphia. He opened a phony patent office on Callowhill Street near 13th with accomplice Benjamin Pitezel. (Holmes had lived in the area briefly in 1886 when he...

    Was Phila. killer Jack the Ripper?
    Mark Potts has been a history buff since his grandfather entertained him decades ago with tales of the Titanic. But in recent years, the Berks County resident's fascination has expanded from simply absorbing the history to researching it - and maybe even changing it.
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Nelson Shanks, renowned portrait artist, dead at 77

Memorial donations may be made to Studio Incamminati, School for Contemporary Realist Art, Suite 400, 340 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, 19107.

    Nelson Shanks, renowned portrait artist, dead at 77
    By Kristin E. Holmes INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Nelson Shanks, 77, of Andalusia, Bucks County, a renowned painter, art historian and teacher, who depicted subjects including Pope John Paul II and President Bill Clinton with what critics called a peerless realism, died at home late Friday of complications from cancer.
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Local radio station announces new lineup of hosts

...Market St. KYW moved out of 400 Market last year into CBS3’s studios at 1555 Hamilton St.

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CBS Radio bought 96.5 along with country station 92.5 (WXTU-FM) from Beasley Broadcasting Group in October as part of a larger station swap in which CBS gave Beasley 610 WIP-AM. The two stations acquired are located at 555 E. City Ave in Bala Cynwyd, Pa.

...Three CBS stations —1210-AM, 98.1-FM and 94.1-FM — are located at 400 Market St. KYW moved out of 400 Market last year into CBS3’s studios at 1555 Hamilton...

    Local radio station announces new lineup of hosts - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Five months after rebranding from Wired 96.5 (WRDW-FM) to 96.5 Amp Radio, CBS Radio has announced a new lineup of hosts for the Top 40 station. Since taking on the Amp moniker in April, the station has been operating without hosts to focus on its all-music promotion but Program Director Bobby Smith said ratings have actually spiked since that time.
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Salvation for a neighborhood icon in Manayunk

Developer dreams on an artsy future for old school at Spring Garden and Broad

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146 Rector Street, Philadelphia PA

Rector and Cresson streets, Philadelphia PA

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    Salvation for a neighborhood icon in Manayunk
    After Father Lawrence came to St. John's last July, the task force, (which had met twice before Father Lawrence arrived), voted overwhelmingly to stay at St. John the Baptist and undertake its restoration. Last August, Father Lawrence announced that decision to the parish.
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MAYOR NUTTER, COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE ANNOUNCE NORTH BROAD STREETSCAPE PROJECT

...Broad Streetscape project across from a new lighting fixture outside Congregation Rodeph Shalom on the 600 block of north Broad Street.  The $8.7 million improvement initiative will feature 41 decorative light towers and landscaping from...

    MAYOR NUTTER, COUNCIL PRESIDENT CLARKE ANNOUNCE NORTH BROAD STREETSCAPE PROJECT
    Philadelphia, August 26, 2015 - Mayor Michael A. Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke announced the North Broad Streetscape project across from a new lighting fixture outside Congregation Rodeph Shalom on the 600 block of north Broad Street. The $8.7 million improvement initiative will feature 41 decorative light towers and landscaping from Hamilton Street...
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5 Best Bread Baskets in Philly

640 N. Broad St.; 215-763-0920

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227 S. 18th St.; 215-545-2262

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    5 Best Bread Baskets in Philly
    When it comes to figuring out if you're in for a great meal before the first course hits the table, there are plenty of solid tells, but none is as solid as the bread basket. House-baked slices and rolls served with crunchy salt-topped butter? Buckle up, you're in for a treat.
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Calendar: Aug. 26-Sept. 2

...She is joined by Comedy Central staple Allison Castillo. 7:30pm. $14.50. Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St. 215.627.1332. undergroundarts.org

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Grab your popcorn and take your seats for a night of standup comedy, live music and film screenings. The event, hosted by KeithFromUpDaBlock, features comedian Anthony Moore and live performances from Aviance Musiq and Ken Khaoss. 8pm. $25. Pearl Movie Theatre, 1600 N Broad St.

Last summer’s blockbuster hit—starring Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana as the interstellar comic-book characters come to life—is screened outdoors on the waterfront. 8:30pm. Free. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, 101 S. Columbus Blvd. delawareriverwaterfront.com

What happens when a popular actress suddenly becomes mute? Watch moments of frustration and tenderness in Ivo van Hogh’s U.S. adaption of Persona. 7:30pm. $10. PFS Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom St. filmadelphia.org

Stroll through Main Street and browse through a selection of food trucks, antique vendors and artisan pieces. Participating restaurants will be offering $5 cocktails and appetizers. 5pm. Free. Manyunk, 4132 Main St. manayunk.com

Learn more about hip-hop’s golden-era artists through music photographer Carolyn Grady’s exhibition. On select days, enjoy spoken word poetry performances. 1pm. Free. Mount Olivet Recreation Center. 642 N. 41st St. rhythmicimages.com

Enjoy special wine tasting flights with themes from different importers. Hear from industry experts while snacking on delicious cheeses and hors d’ouerves. 6pm. $35. Panorama Ristorante, 14 North Front St. panoramaristorante.com

Shakespeare’s bitingly comedic tale of love comes alive in the Powel House Garden. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to witness the classic play with a poignant, modern twist. Directed by Josh Hitchens. 6:30pm. $15. Through Aug. 30. The Powel House, 244 S. Third St.

2pm: Music processional from Mander Recreation Center, 2140 N. 33rd St., to river site at St. Joseph’s University Boathouse, 2200 Kelly Dr. 5:30pm: Finale performance. Event continues until 8pm. Attendance on shore is free; boat rentals are available online in advance. More info: invisibleriver.org

...Xander Lovecraft, along with comedians Ray Bullock and Moxie LaBouche. 9pm. $12-$15. The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St. thetroc.com

...main plaza, arts & crafts, Caribbean food and more. 3pm. $39.50-$89.50. Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave. manncenter.org

The outdoor family-friendly concert series returns with a special hometown performance by the Sun Ra Arkestra. The festivities continue with the South Pacific Island Dancers, free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Philly pretzels. 6pm. 40th and Walnut sts. universitycity.org/40th-street-summer-series

...Line Is It Anyway?—and learn how to keep the show going. 1pm. CSz Philadelphia, 2030 Sansom St. comedysportzphilly.com

Race through the heart of Philadelphia and finish with a post-race festival on South Street where runners will receive a PBC beer and Federal Donuts-infused shake shack custard. 7:30am. 8th and South sts. thephilly10k.com

...about running one of the nation’s largest police forces. 6pm. Free. Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave. easternstate.org/searchlight-series

...Tina Brock. 7:30pm. $25. Through Sept. 20. Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut St. idiopathicridiculopathyconsortium.org...

    Calendar: Aug. 26-Sept. 2 | Arts and Culture | Philly Weekly
    COMEDY Stand Up At The Movies Grab your popcorn and take your seats for a night of standup comedy, live music and film screenings. The event, hosted by KeithFromUpDaBlock, features comedian Anthony Moore and live performances from Aviance Musiq and Ken Khaoss. 8pm. $25. Pearl Movie Theatre, 1600 N Broad St.
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School district administration grows under new plan

"As resources have diminished in the schools for children, it's wrong to increase the number of administrators at 440," Jordan said, referring to the address of district headquarters on Broad Street near Spring Garden.

    School district administration grows under new plan
    Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 12:16 AM WHEN SCHOOLS open this fall, many of them will lack much of what they have been lacking in recent years: streams of paper, counselors, hand sanitizer, secretaries, Band-Aids and nurses.
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BRAT Productions Kicks Off 20th Season with World Premiere of The Lid at Underground Arts

...September 6, 2015 at 8:00pm. All performances will be held at the Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA. Tickets are on sale now for $20, or $15 for students and 25...

    BRAT Productions Kicks Off 20th Season with World Premiere of The Lid at Underground Arts
    BRAT Productions, Philadelphia's go-to source for rock 'n roll and theater hybrid performance events, kicks off their 20th season by producing The Lid during the 2015 Fringe Festival. This world premiere theatrical rock opera, written by emerging Philadelphia singer songwriter Pat Finnerty, features 14 originally penned British invasion songs.
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BRAT Productions Kicks Off 20th Season with World Premiere of The Lid During the Philadelphia Fringe Festival

...September 6, 2015 at 8:00pm. All performances will be held at the Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA. Tickets are on sale now for $20, or $15 for students and 25...

    BRAT Productions Kicks Off 20th Season with World Premiere of The Lid During the Philadelphia Fringe Festival
    BRAT Productions, Philadelphia's go-to source for rock 'n roll and theater hybrid performance events, kicks off their 20th season by producing The Lid during the 2015 Fringe Festival. This world premiere theatrical rock opera, written by emerging Philadelphia singer songwriter Pat Finnerty, features 14 originally penned British invasion songs.
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Spotted: Santucci’s Coming to North Broad

Santucci’s at Broad and Wallace | Photo via a Tipster

A tipster let us in on this juicy tidbit. There’s a Santucci’s coming to North Broad Street. Signs in the window show that the pizzeria is going in at 655 N Broad Street, the former home of Alessandro’s Pizza.

    Spotted: Santucci's Coming to North Broad - Foobooz
    A tipster let us in on this juicy tidbit. There's a Santucci's coming to North Broad Street. Signs in the window show that the pizzeria is going in at 655 N Broad Street, the former home of Alessandro's Pizza. In addition to another eatery on North Broad, the location also means the neighborhoods of Fairmount,...
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Skin Deep: Jeanine McCain talks UNDER HER SKIN

...seguing into the live dance. Jeanine tells Phindie what’s UNDER HER SKIN. [Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street] September 4-5, 2015; fringearts.com/under-her-skin...

    Skin Deep: Jeanine McCain talks UNDER HER SKIN
    Jeanine McCain was raised in Montana, and danced and choreographed in Washington State and Colorado before transplanting to Philadelphia, where she is now assistant professor of dance at Ursinus College. But her first full-length work, UNDER HER SKIN (premiered at this year's Fringe), was inspired by the life of McCain's great-grandmother, who lived in eastern Pennsylvania coal country.
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