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Back 2 School Extravaganza at Malcolm X Park this Sunday

...2 School Extravaganza on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2-6 p.m., at Malcolm X Park (52nd and Pine). Kids and families are invited to enjoy some fun activities at the park, such as...

    Back 2 School Extravaganza at Malcolm X Park this Sunday | West Philly Local
    Posted on 28 August 2015 The Nehemiah Davis Foundation presents its 7th annual Back 2 School Extravaganza on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2-6 p.m., at Malcolm X Park (52nd and Pine). Kids and families are invited to enjoy some fun activities at the park, such as moon bounces, games, pony rides, live music and more.
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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Help Mrs. B and Room 203

    Mrs. Ballard is asking for $369.86:
    My students need 30 seat sacks for their independent reading books and two pocket charts from which to collect missing work when they are absent or out of the room.
    Samuel B Huey Elementary School Comment
  • Reading is Key!

    Mrs. Traore is asking for $178.94:
    My students need a resource to keep readin fun and to leard about current events. Time magazine for Kids helps in this way!
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Aug 18

Bringing OTHELLO to the Hood: Interview with director Ozzie Jones, part 1

In the first of a two-part interview, Phindie writer Henrik Eger speaks to director Ozzie Jones about Theatre in the X and presenting Shakespeare in an area some call “the hood”. [Malcolm X Park, 52nd and Pine streets] August 8-22, 2015; theatreinthex.com.

    Bringing OTHELLO to the Hood: Interview with director Ozzie Jones, part 1
    Theatre in the X is an artists collective, founded by LaNeshe Miller-White, Carlo Campbell, and Walter DeShields, to provide African American theater artists in Philadelphia with acting and directing opportunities and offer free and accessible theater to an underserved community. All performances take place in Malcolm X Park at 52nd and Pine streets.
    http://phindie.com

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Aug 12

Multiple shots fired on 5100 block of Catharine; one person wounded

Multiple shots fired on 5100 block of Catharine; one person wounded

    Multiple shots fired on 5100 block of Catharine; one person wounded | West Philly Local
    Posted on 12 August 2015 Police are investigating a shooting that took place on the 5100 block of Catharine St. around 5 p.m. on Wednesday. Police say the shooting was from two different guns. A total of 17 shots were fired. One person, an unidentified man, was wounded.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

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Aug 10

FULL 2015 Fringe Festival Calendar (non-curated shows)

Eris Temple Artspace, 602 S 52nd Street

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Walnut Street Theatre, Independence Studio on 3, 825 Walnut Street

Physick House, 321 South 4th Street

Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N American St

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, 2111 Sansom Street

Liberty Lands Park, 926 N American St.

The Clay Studio, 137 N 2nd St

Tabu Lounge & Bar, 200 S 12th Street

Venice Island Performing Arts Center, 7 Lock Street

Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street

The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street

Skybox at the Adrienne, 2030 Sansom Street

23rd Street Armory, 22 S 23rd Street

Urban Saloon, 2120 Fairmount Ave

London Grill, 2301 Fairmount

The Iron Factory, 3rd Floor, 118 Fontain Street

Arcadia Stage at the Arden, 40 N. 2nd St.

MilkBoy, 110 Chestnut St

William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street

FringeArts, 140 N Columbus Blvd

945 Dance Movement Collective, 954 N 8th St.

Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street

Philly PACK, 729 S. 4th St.

The Luna Theater, 620 S 8th St

L’etage Cabaret, 624 S 6th Street

Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street

Historic Rittenhouse Town, 208 Lincoln Drive

Headlong, 1170 S Broad Street

South Street Magic, 617 East Passyunk Avenue

Globe Dye Works, 4500 Worth Street

CEC Meeting House Theatre, 3500 Lancaster Avenue

The Book Trader, 7 N 2nd Street

Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom Street

1fiftyone, 151 North 3rd Str5eet

Pop-Up on Passyunk, 1548 East Passyunk Ave

Power Plant Productions (Basement), 233 North Bread Street

FDR Park, 1500 Pattison Avenue

Vox Populi Aux Performance Space, 319 N. 11th Street, 3rd Floor

PII Gallery, 242 Race St

Adobe Café, 1919 East Passyunk Avenue

Plays and Players, 1714 Delancey Place

The Latvian Society, 531 N 7th Street

The Maas Building, 1325 N Randolph Street

The People’s House, 1323 Mifflin Street

Philadelphia Soundstages, 1600 N 5th Street

Opera in the City, 1526 North American Street

The Glass Factory, 1517 N Bailey Street

Elixr Coffee, 207 Sydenham Street

Lantern Theater, 923 Ludlow Street

Casa Monarca, 1448 South 17th Street

Allens Lane Park, 601 West Allens Lane

21 W Washington Lane

The Colored Girls Museum, 4613 Newhall Street

Biello Martin Studio, 148 N. 3rd St

Shiloh Baptist Church, 2031 Montrose Street

The Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce Street

Laurel Hill Cemetary, 3822 Ridge Avenue

Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street

Drexel Armory, 32nd and Cuthbert

Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S 8th Street

Ruba Club Studios, 416 Green Street

Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Avenue

Philly Aids Thrift, 710 S 5th St

Jed Williams Gallery, 615 Bainbridge St.

Philadelpia Art Alliance, 251 South 18th Street

DIG Yoga, 410 Monroe Street

Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training, 1417 N 2nd Street

Free Library of Philadelphia, Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

fidget, 1714 N Mascher Street

LAVA Space, 4134 Lancaster Avenue

The Lofts, 1307 Sansom St, Apt 3

Las Parcelas, 2248 N Palethorp Street

CHI Movement Arts Center, 1316 South 9th Street

Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 Frankford Avenue

Lithuanian Music Hall, 2715 East Allegheny Avenue

    FULL 2015 Fringe Festival Calendar (non-curated shows)
    There are over 60 theater shows and nearly 130 total productions (including digital) in the 2015 Fringe Festival. Here is a comprehensive listing of all performances by date and time, excluding the shows curated by FringeArts. Let us know what you're excited to see! Tweet #myfringe to @philatheater.
    http://phindie.com

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Aug 10

  • Kick Start Mrs. Traore's Classroom

    Mrs. Traore is asking for $813.68:
    My students need materials to get their school year started! These include pencils, folders, paper, a pencil sharpener, and so much more!
    Samuel B Huey Elementary School Comment

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Weekend Picks: Kindred the Family Reunion; Bug Fest; and more

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

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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

At Westerberg High, an almighty girl clique reigns supreme. Experience the classic tale of murder, staged suicide and morbid high school hijinks—now with music! 8pm. $25-$99. Through Aug. 16. Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St. princetheater.org

...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...

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. Kingsessing 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

    Weekend Picks: Kindred the Family Reunion; Bug Fest; and more | Arts and Culture | Philly Weekly
    BENEFIT Philly Naked Bike Ride Fundraiser Help raise money for the body paint that will be used at this year's annual Naked Bike Ride. Participate in a silent auction of photos from the event, and enjoy live body-painting and refreshments while supporting the race and promoting body positivity. 6pm. Free.
    http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com

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Calendar: August 5-12

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

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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

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

...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...

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

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Jul 31

Uptick in robberies reported by police, residents

...both teens ages 14 and 15, were detained at around 9:30 p.m. near 49th and Cedar. The victim’s cell phone was recovered, but the weapon and wallet were not found...

...scene on foot, according to police. The victim chased the youths, but lost them near 52nd and Pine...

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...approached by a group of 5-6 young males while walking in the area of 46th St and Larchwood Ave. on the evening of July 21. One of the males pressed a gun against the...

...Police detained the third suspect, a 16-year-old male, at his residence on the 1600 block of S. 57th St on July 30...

...A 26-year-old man was robbed on the 4600 block of Springfield Ave. on July 28, according to a police report. The man told police that he was...

    Uptick in robberies reported by police, residents | West Philly Local
    Posted on 31 July 2015 Residents and police are reporting an uptick in robberies in recent weeks, which often happens during the summer months. We have included a few reports below of the most recent incidents. Be careful out there.
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