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House of Umoja, Inc. Launches 50th Anniversary With Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During “Peace-A-Thon”

St. Mary’s Church at 3916 Locust Walk on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus will serve as the site of a live...

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...release on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 at the University of Pennsylvania’s Rotunda Theatre at 4014 Walnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is part of the PEACE-A-THON program which is a component...

...Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Program.  The award ceremony will be held in Houston Hall at 3417 Spruce Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Mr. John Noltner, award-winning photographer and founder of “A Peace Of...

    House of Umoja, Inc. Launches 50th Anniversary With Salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. During "Peace-A-Thon" - AfroPhilly.com
    An internationally acclaimed organization that has a successful track record for transforming the lives of and working with youth and reducing violence, the House of Umoja, Inc.
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Freebie Friday: MLK Day activities, Star Wars pet photos

PennVet is offering a free pet wellness clinic for MLK Day, including free vaccinations for dogs and cats. It's happening Monday from 9am to 1pm at Penn Vet Ryan Hospital at 3900 Spruce Street.

    Freebie Friday: MLK Day activities, Star Wars pet photos
    Here are your freebies being offered this MLK Day weekend! If you're looking for some winter fun, Dilworth Park is hosting free game nights and karaoke at City Hall, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland.For a list of times, CLICK HERE. FREE NATIONAL PARK ADMISSION In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beerfest, Passion Pit and more things to do in Philadelphia, Jan. 12-18

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center Live, 3680 Walnut St. $30-$57. 215-898-3900, https://www.annenbergcenter.org

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12 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., $10 online, $13 at the door, phillyhomeshow.com

6 p.m. Friday, the Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place, $30 for general admission, 215-732-1600, rosenbach.org

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., free, 215-567-4341, freelibrary.org

10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 South Columbus Boulevard, $5 admission, riverrink.ticketfly.com

11:59 p.m. Friday, Landmark’s Ritz Movie Theatres Philadelphia, Ritz at the Bourse, 400 Ranstead St. $10.25 215-440-1181, https://www.landmarktheatres.com

8 p.m. Friday, Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street. $39-$59, kimmelcenter.org

4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, The Fillmore Philadelphia, Frankford Avenue and Richmond Street, $50 to $120, 215-309-0150, thefillmorephilly.com

8:30 p.m. Saturday at PhilaMOCA, 521 N. 12th. $12-$15. 215-519-9651. philamoca.org.

7:30 p.m. Saturday at Molly’s Books & Records, 1010 S. 9th St. Free. mollysbooksandrecords.com

    Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beerfest, Passion Pit and more things to do in Philadelphia, Jan. 12-18
    Philadelphia Home Show Explore new ways to spruce up your home at the Philadelphia Home Show, which spans two weekends and more than 300 experts on house and yard design. This year's show will bring New York designer Tyler Wisner and Kevin O'Connor, host of PBS's This Old House.
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30 rare prints make French impressions at gallery show

Suite 200 3901 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-3608

    30 rare prints make French impressions at gallery show | Penn Current
    "Impressions in Ink" is the 10th exhibition on Penn's campus from the Arthur Ross Collection. The first was held in 1981 at Penn's Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center. The second opened on Feb. 8, 1983, marking the inauguration of the Arthur Ross Gallery, part of an effort to protect and restore Penn's historic Frank Furness building, which is also home to the Fisher Fine Arts Library.
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Three centers share Penn expertise at UN forum on urban issues

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    Three centers share Penn expertise at UN forum on urban issues | Penn Current
    Each group approaches urbanization from a slightly different angle. A core Perry World House mission is to link academic research and policy in real-world situations. Among other focuses, Penn IUR tackles civic engagement, incorporating stakeholders such as academic institutions and NGOs into conversations like the one occurring at the World Urban Forum.
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Eight Fascinating Dance Shows In Philadelphia This January

Iron Gate Theater, 3700 Chestnut Street

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street

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Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street

Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street

    Eight Fascinating Dance Shows In Philadelphia This January
    Tango Fire | Photo courtesy the Kimmel Center Move into the New Year with some excellent dance... Philadelphia's dance companies hop, step and pirouette into 2018 with an eclectic array of performances this January. Resolve to see some of these great shows this month.
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15+ Sensational Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 8-15

Where:Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street

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Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Four points along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway including outside the Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Various locations including Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Ave

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street

Where:Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street

Where:Various locations including The African American Museum, 701 Arch Street

Where:The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd Street

Where:The Liacouras Center, 1776 N. Broad Street

Where:Various locations including Harp & Crown, 110 S. 13th Street

Where:Various locations including Girard College, 2101 South College Avenue

    15+ Sensational Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 8-15
    Harp and Crown | Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia Martin Luther King Jr. Day events, Center City Restaurant Week and more... This week in Philadelphia, the weather is going to warm up (relatively), just in time for a bevy of exciting events to go down.
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Crews Respond To HAZMAT Situation At UPenn Building

Crews were called just after 8 a.m. for a hydrochloric HAZMAT situation at UPenn’s Applied Sciences & Engineering building on 33rd Street and Walnut Street.

    Crews Respond To HAZMAT Situation At UPenn Building
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Fire crews were dispatched Friday morning to a HAZMAT situation at a University of Pennsylvania building. Crews were called just after 8 a.m. for a hydrochloric HAZMAT situation at UPenn's Applied Sciences & Engineering building on 33rd Street and Walnut Street. Officials say no one was inside the building.
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Where to drink and eat in Philadelphia on your snow day

Dim Sum House, 3939 Chestnut St.: Free bowl of hot and sour soup with any food purchase, and $5 drafts at the bar. Dine-in only.

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Silence Dogood’s Tavern, 216 Market St.: Hot Toddys in six flavors that include caramel apple cider and “S’more, Please,” which comes with hot chocolate, vodka, marshmallow and a graham cracker. The toddys are $8-$10, but $1 off today to anyone who says “Ben Franklin is the bomb.”

McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St.: $3 Bloody Marys and mimosas and $5 Drury Sleigh rides (hot chocolate, white Cream de Menthe & Ryan’s Irish Cream served in a mug with whipped cream).

SliCE, 1740 Sansom St. and 431 E. Girard Ave.: Buy one slice, get one free. Buy any large pizza, get free cheese pizza. Fishtown and Rittenhouse locations only, dine-in.

SliCE, 1740 Sansom St. and 431 E. Girard Ave.: Buy one slice, get one free. Buy any large pizza, get free cheese pizza. Fishtown and Rittenhouse locations only, dine-in.

Jane G’s, 1930 Chestnut St.: Half-price Dan Dan noodles and $3 Tsingtao beer bottles.

Cinder Copper & Lace, 1500 Locust St.: $4 and $5 drafts, $10 pizzas, $10 for 3 Wild Goose oysters.

    Where to drink and eat in Philadelphia on your snow day
    If you're lucky enough to have a snow day today, then there's nothing to stop you from enjoying a few of the weather-related drink and food specials blanketing the city. From hot toddies and cider to free soup and BOGO pizzas, here are some places to hunker down for the afternoon.
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Jan 02

Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018

Bernie’s Restaurant & Bar (3432 Sansom St., University City): The Montgomery County pub opens a branch on Penn’s restaurant row (January). A Manayunk location is teed up for spring at 4311 Main St.

Louie Louie (3611 Walnut St., University City): Brasserie at the Inn of Penn from Marty and Sydney Grims, behind the White Dog Cafes.

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Mike’s BBQ (1703 S. 11th St., South Philadelphia): Michael Strauss of Tap Room on 19th brings his mobile BBQ to the great indoors.

Illegal Tacos (427 S. Broad St., Avenue of the Arts): Taqueria at Broad and Pine has picked up some preopening buzz for its name.

Clubhouse Sports Lounge (111 S. 17th St., Rittenhouse Square): Jan. 26 is the debut of this sports lounge, which also will have an ice lounge in partnership with Malinalli Tequila, two themed escape rooms, and two full-service bars.

Redcrest Fried Chicken (1520 S. 11th St., South Philadelphia): Adam Volk cooks chickens and sides at 11th and Passyunk.

Engimono (2319 Fairmount Ave., Fairmount): Poke is the specialty here.

Chubby Cattle (146 N. 10th St., Chinatown): Flashy hot-pot specialist backed by Penn students.

Vista Peru (20 S. Second St., Old City): Peruvian restaurant and pisco bar from the folks behind El Balconcito.

Bernie’s Restaurant & Bar (3432 Sansom St., University City): The Montgomery County pub opens a branch on Penn’s restaurant row (January). A Manayunk location is teed up for spring at 4311 Main St.

Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen (126 Chestnut St., Old City): David Crudele, a longtime bartender at the now-shuttered Eulogy Belgian Tavern, sets up a beer bar with 36 on tap and an American menu featuring roasted meats in the former Mad River/ Middle East restaurant space (January).

Concourse Dance Bar (1635 Market St., Center City): Avram Hornik is behind a retro dance club in the former Turf Club that can be entered by way of a slide. Ball pits and a killer sound system will complete the funhouse motif (January).

At Ramen (1608 Sansom St., Rittenhouse): Jason Kim of Jason’s Toridasu in Ardmore spins off his Manayunk ramen restaurant to Rittenhouse.

TALK (2121 Walnut St., Center City): Marigold Kitchen spins off a classic eclectic new-American with an a la carte menu.

Acadia (824 S. Eighth St., Bella Vista): New Orleans style comes to South Philly (January).

Tipsy Bistro (3131 Walnut St., The Left Bank, University City): Chef Anh Vongbandith and Fond former partner Tory Keomanivong do a sports bar with elevated food (February).

Love City (1016 Buttonwood St., West Poplar): Brews and snacks from beer geeks Kevin and Melissa Walter in an industrial setting.

Ripplewood Whiskey & Craft (29 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore): Cocktail bar in the heart of Ardmore.

Nunu (1414 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): Shawn Darragh and Ben Puchowitz open a Japanese-style bar next door to their Cheu Fishtown.

Somo SoPhi (3101 S 13th St., South Philly): Manayunk bistro turns up with a sports-bar theme in deep South Philly (spring).

L’Anima (1001 S. 17th St., Southwest Center City): A Roman seafooder from the Melograno/Fraschetta team. (March)

Kurant Cider (436 E. Girard Ave., Fishtown): The suburban cidery joins the Fishtown scene.

Chalaco’s Ceviche & Pisco Bar (1030 N. Second St., Northern Liberties): Peruvian stylings come to Liberties Walk.

The Bercy (7 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore): French brasserie from Lansdale’s Stove & Tap crew in the gorgeous Main Line building last housing Primavera Pizza Kitchen. (March)

Brickwall Tavern (1215 Sansom St., Washington Square West): An American tavern from the operators of the new Porta, which shares a building and fronts at 1214 Chestnut St. (March).

Brickwall Tavern (1215 Sansom St., Washington Square West): An American tavern from the operators of the new Porta, which shares a building and fronts at 1214 Chestnut St. (March).

Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): The hit Middle Eastern cafe opens its dining room for dinner in March, followed by its garden.

Tria Garden (31 S. 18th St., Rittenhouse): Note the new name of this wine garden set up at the United Engineers building; it’s a joint project between Avram Hornik and the crew from Tria.

Urban EEL (1000 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): Casual dining, cigar lounge, and theaters — it’s all in this sibling to the bizarre post-apocalyptic-themed Mad Rex.

White Yak (6118 Ridge Ave., Roxborough): It figures that Philly’s first Nepalese restaurant will be located in the highest point of the city. I’ve enlisted a sherpa to get more info.

The Lucky Well (990 Spring Garden St., West Poplar): Chad Rosenthal’s Ambler barbecue hall joins Roy-Pitz Brewing in Spring Arts (June).

Rosy (2220 Walnut St., Center City): The former Roosevelt’s Pub gets a redo as a Mexican bar (late June).

Goose Island (33 E. Laurel St., Fishtown): Brewpub from Goose Island and AB InBev, near the Fillmore.

Tatel (1908 Chestnut St., Rittenhouse): Elegant, roaring ’20s-style Spanish restaurant rooted in Madrid with outposts in Ibiza and Miami Beach.

Del Frisco’s Grille (Cambria Hotel, 219 S. Broad St., Avenue of the Arts): The city’s busiest steakhouse (at 15th and Chestnut) adds a smaller eatery to the new Cambria Hotel.

Del Frisco’s Grille (Cambria Hotel, 219 S. Broad St., Avenue of the Arts): The city’s busiest steakhouse (at 15th and Chestnut) adds a smaller eatery to the new Cambria Hotel.

The Institute (525 N. 11th St., West Poplar): The popular bar plans to move a block away, picking up a roof deck in the process.

Giuseppe & Sons (1500 block of Sansom Street, Rittenhouse): Take the cannoli. And the red-gravy pasta, as the Termini family partners with Michael Schulson next door to his Harp & Crown.

Aether (1832 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): Chef Scott Anderson and investor Stephen Distler of KoP’s Mistral do a seafood spot specializing in affordable wines and cocktails (June).

Bourse Food Hall (Fifth Street north of Chestnut, Old City): Twenty seven food companies are setting up at this historic building (summer).

Craft Hall (901 N. Delaware Ave.): Avram Hornik is taking over the former Yards Brewing building with a brewpub that also...

    Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018
    Gazing into the crystal ball for 2018 Philadelphia-area restaurant openings ... A splashy French brasserie in Ardmore. A second Center City location for Greg Vernick. The Philadelphia debut of chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
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