15 min ago

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's CO...

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's COMING HOME to THE GOOD FIGHT, we agree that Nyambi Nyambi deserves your attention.

    Learn His Name: Nigerian-American Actor, Nyambi Nyambi Deserves Your Attention
    Nyambi Nyambi has always done things on his own terms. He was told by a teacher, who was involved in a Martin Luther King gala being performed on his university campus, that he didn't belong in the cast. To which he responded, "I am going to study his speech, his (mannerisms), the speech behind the speech.
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36 min ago

iradiophilly.com added 11 new photos — at Und...

PHOTOS: Rumours: Philly Artists Pay Tribute To Fleetwood Mac, 5/19/18 at Underground Arts in Philadelphia presented by Philadelphia Folksong Society and Brookladelphia More photos at: http://iradiophilly.com/gallery.php?idPhotogallery=121 Featuring: Katie Frank, Ryan Tennis, Primitive Heart & Dwight Remington, Meaghan Kyle (No Good Sister), Black Horse Motel, Morgan Pinkstone, Midnight Singers, Christina Ward, Susan Rosetti and Steph Hayes of Stargazer Lily, Adrien Reju, DJ set by Grimace Federation Philadelphia Folksong Society, BrookLAdelphia, Underground Arts, Fleetwood Mac, Rumours: Philly Artists Pay Tribute To Fleetwood Mac (5/19)

    iradiophilly.com
    Philadelphia Folksong Society and BrookLAdelphia presents Rumours: Philly Artists Pay Tribute To Fleetwood Mac at Underground Arts
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50 min ago

LGBTQ Event of the Week: Qunify‘s “Speakeasy”

...off on Friday, May 25th, at 7:30 p.m. at the Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street. TICKETS

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Bridging Connections Across the LGBT Community: 6 p.m. at Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street.

Bob and Barbara’s Weekly Drag Show!: 10:15 p.m. at Bob and Barbara’s, 1509 South Street.

BDSM 101: Navigating the Jungle of Power Dynamics: 7 p.m. at Kink Shoppe, 126 Market Street.

Problematic!: A Comedy Revue: 7 p.m. at L’Etage, 624 South 6th Street.

Homegirl – All Female Artists Night/a>: 10 p.m. at Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 North Front Street.

    LGBTQ Event of the Week
    Plus other awesome events worthy of your attendance. This week's LGBTQ event of the week is Qunify's "Speakeasy". Come watch a special live production that encourages audiences to "live in the world of Kyle Kaleo, a young man working a simple job in a medical records office where he doesn't have to talk much" who "will unravel the mystery of his powers, their heritage, and what it means to be a hero."
    https://www.phillymag.com

1 hour ago

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with ...

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse

    The Wilma Theater
    Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse
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6 hours ago

The Library of Congress just announced that t...

The Library of Congress just announced that their papers of Benjamin Franklin are now online. The collection includes copies of the First Continental Congress Petition to King George III, drafts of the Treaty of Paris, diplomatic correspondence, notes on electricity, drawings of bifocals, and more! You can learn more here: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-18-044/?loclr=eanotw-new

    Papers of Benjamin Franklin Now Online
    The papers of American scientist, statesman and diplomat Benjamin Franklin have been digitized and are now available online for the first time from the Library of Congress. The Library announced the digitization today in remembrance of the anniversary of Franklin's death on April 17, 1790.The Franklin papers consist of approximately 8,000 items mostly dating from the 1770s and 1780s.
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8 hours ago

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly ...

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.

    The Wilma Theater
    Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.
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22 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared American Theatre mag...

The American Theatre magazine panel Stage Migration: Immigrants and the American Theatre is live!

    American Theatre magazine
    Tonight we are live at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Manuela Goyanes, and Ngozi Anyanwu. #StageMigrations
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26 hours ago

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine pane...

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine panel including Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be on Facebook Live at 6pm. Check their Facebook page at 6pm or check back here to watch the shared video.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
    https://www.americantheatre.org

29 hours ago

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new brea...

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new breath as an actor in this week's look at the Wilma's HotHouse Intensive. The Summer Intensive with begins this June with Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and Company Member Justin Jain. Delve into the work of the Wilma HotHouse Company --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: A New Breath
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. I felt like today's class was the first that I saw, without seeking, the parallels between exercises.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

29 hours ago

PhillyGayCalendar is at Asian Arts Initiative...

Come out and see Speakeasy: An Original LGBTQ Play Only two showings on Friday and Saturday! https://www.facebook.com/events/177176183110253/

    PhillyGayCalendar
    Come out and see Speakeasy: An Original LGBTQ Play Only two showings on Friday and Saturday! https://www.facebook.com/events/177176183110253/
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30 hours ago

10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'

Where: 301-305 N. Ninth St.

Where: 1216 Arch St., fourth floor

Where: 1219 Vine St.

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Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would...

Where: 1324 W. Clearfield St.

Where: 832 N. Broad St.

Where: 5548 Chestnut St., first floor

Where: 600 Washington Ave., second floor, unit 18UA

Where: 216 W. Somerset St.

DYK: You can see a piece of the Berlin Wall in the garden of the German Society of PA (Sixth & Spring Garden) #BillyPennGram

    10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'
    What do you have planned for May 29? Hopefully not a cup of Starbucks coffee. Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would close all 8,000 of its U.S.
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38 hours ago

39 hours ago

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    INTERIOR RENOVATION ON BASEMENT, FIRST FLOOR AND MEZZANINE LEVELS, FOR THE USE OF A RESTAURANT & LOUNGE BAR AS PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR M, E, P AND FSS.

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46 hours ago

The 3 best performing and visual arts events in Philadelphia this week

Where: Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St.

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Where: Arch Enemy Arts, 109 Arch St.

Where: The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, 5201 Parkside Ave.

    The 3 best performing and visual arts events in Philadelphia this week
    Looking to up your appreciation of the arts? We've rounded up three artsy events around Philadelphia this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from a heroic LGBTQ play to an orchestral salute to the nation's armed forces. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities.
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2 days ago

AWESOME: Yesterday, we dedicated a new mural ...

AWESOME: Yesterday, we dedicated a new mural from artist Joe Boruchow, created with help from our Art Education students at Northeast High School. "Smoke Signals" is part of the Spring Arts District, a rotating outdoor gallery in collaboration with Arts & Crafts Holdings. Check it out at 448 North 10th Street! (Photo: Steve Weinik)

    Mural Arts Philadelphia
    AWESOME: Yesterday, we dedicated a new mural from artist Joe Boruchow, created with help from our Art Education students at Northeast High School. "Smoke Signals" is part of the Spring Arts District,...
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2 days ago

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood !...

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to the Wilma on June 20! Get your tickets here --> https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    It's a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to...
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2 days ago

Elixr Announces Big New Location Featuring ‘Coffee Omakase’

The new location, in the Goldtex building at North 12th and Wood streets has been in the works for a while — news about it first surfaced in early 2017, and some fifteen months later, Philly Mag reports that it should be opening on or around June 11.

    Elixr Announces Big New Location Featuring 'Coffee Omakase'
    Philadelphia born and bred roaster Elixr has finalized some big expansion plans, with a 2,000 square foot coffee shop and roastery on its way to Callowhill next month.
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2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared DVLF...

Tonight’s #ONOPhilly is postponed until next Wed., 5/30!

    DVLF
    ONO has rescheduled tonight's happy hour at Uptown Beer Garden due to weather. The new date is Wednesday, May 30th! Registration will remain open for tickets and we still hope to see everyone there!...
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2 days ago

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are br...

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new water fountain, organizational changes, policies, and much more. Featured here is a memorandum related to the archaeological investigation at El Morro, which is part of the San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico. This memo details the work that has already been performed and also includes photographic attachments to document progress made on the dig. Check out the rest of this memo here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304916. Want to learn more about our holdings? You can check out our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NationalMemoDay #Memo #Memorandum #FindYourPark #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new...
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2 days ago

What's new and different in Chinatown | Craig LaBan

...and beef noodle soup  — have begun to appear in force, especially at places like Bubblefish (909 Arch St.), which also does a nice job with sushi and Japanese street foods like takoyaki and...

Hot pots remain a thing for fun communal dining, and I loved the aromatic broths and high-quality meats at the new branch of China’s popular Little Sheep chain (1017 Arch St.).

...is the area’s first destination for Hakka-style cooking, at the Hakka Beef House (927 Race St.), where that tradition’s emphasis on soft textures is fully on display in a spectacular...

Just up the street, Ocean Harmony (937 Race St.) is serving authentic Cantonese seafood dishes in the former Rising Tide, with an intensely herbal soup of head-on shrimp served inside the hollow of a bamboo log and lobsters stir-fried Hong Kong-style with crumbled, soy-tinged pork.

The Chinatown Square food hall (1016 Race St.) is also worth a visit. The upstairs dining room of Dae Bak offers a calming...

    What's new and different in Chinatown | Craig LaBan
    One of Philadelphia's most dynamic food neighborhoods, it seems to produce at least two or three new restaurants each month, quite often with a different regional specialty previously unseen in the neighborhood. - Craig LaBan, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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2 days ago

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2 days ago

From barbecue to bibimbap: The top 5 spots for flavorful Korean fare in Philadelphia

Next up is Chinatown's Nine Ting, situated at 926 Race St. With four stars out of 805 reviews on Yelp, this hot pot and Korean barbecue spot has proven to be a local favorite.

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Topping the list is Jong Ka Jib. Located at 6600 N. Fifth St. in East Oak Lane, the spot is the highest-rated Korean restaurant in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 318 reviews on Yelp. It boasts classic Korean decor, including traditionally dressed waiters and waitresses.

East Oak Lane's Cafe Soho, located at 468 W. Cheltenham Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Korean fusion spot four stars out of...

The menu also offers a few other classic Korean comfort dishes, like bulgogi, kimchi fried rice and stir-fried spicy pork. Head over to 2001 Memphis St. to see for yourself.

    From barbecue to bibimbap: The top 5 spots for flavorful Korean fare in Philadelphia
    Looking to satisfy your appetite for Korean fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Korean restaurants around Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when your bulgogi and bibimbap cravings strike.
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3 days ago

What will $1,500 rent you in Philadelphia?

Located at 1010 Race St., here's a 785-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,500/month.

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Next, check out this 1,540-square-foot studio that's located at 1730 N. Fifth St. It's also listed for $1,500/month.

There's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom townhouse located at 1715 Webster St. It's listed for $1,500/month for its 752-square-feet of space.

Here's a 549-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom studio at 1604 Spruce St. that's going for $1,500/month.

    What will $1,500 rent you in Philadelphia?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Philadelphia? We've rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to finding an apartment in Philadelphia if you've got $1,500/month earmarked for your rent.
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3 days ago

Elixr's new coffee roastery will feature an 'omakase' bar

In the works for more than a year, Elixr Coffee Roasters’ new roastery/cafe on 12th Street near Vine in the Goldtex Building (315 N. 12th St.) is just a few weeks from opening.

In the works for more than a year, Elixr Coffee Roasters’ new roastery/cafe on 12th Street near Vine in the Goldtex Building (315 N. 12th St.) is just a few weeks from opening.

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The facility, a bit larger than Elixr’s backstreet flagship location at 207 S. Sydenham St. in Rittenhouse, will feature what owner Evan Inatome calls an omakase coffee-tasting bar, where baristas will conceive and craft five cups of coffee in unique flights for coffee fans.

...Justice and needed Inatome’s help with child care. Elixr’s original location was on 15th Street south of Walnut, where the entrance to SPiN and &Pizza are now. The shop moved in 2012, and...

    Elixr's new coffee roastery will feature an 'omakase' bar
    In the works for more than a year, Elixr Coffee Roasters' new roastery/cafe on 12th Street near Vine in the Goldtex Building (315 N. 12th St.) is just a few weeks from opening. The facility, a bit larger than Elixr's backstreet flagship location at 207 S. Sydenham St.
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3 days ago

3 days ago

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4 days ago

  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF A FLATWALL SIGN ACCESSORY TO EXISTING PERSONAL SERVICE ( NOT AS DEFINED AS IN 14-603(13) AT FIRST FLOOR IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH EXISTING APARTMENTS ABOVE. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN IN THE APPLICATION

    149 N 9TH ST Issued May 17, 2018 Comment

5 days ago

CHINATOWN CALLIGRAPHY PRACTICE CLUB: CHINESE...

CHINATOWN CALLIGRAPHY PRACTICE CLUB: CHINESE HANDWRITING PRACTICE 6/15/18 6/29/18 FRIDAY 3:00 TO 4:30PM 7/13/18 7/27/18 FRIDAY 3:00 TO 4:30PM 8/10/18 8/24/18 FRIDAY 3:00 TO 4:30PM Please bring notebook and pencil or pen or marker (BUT NO BRUSH/INK until we have the meeting room in the Fall). All levels including beginners welcome. Adults, teens, children with adult welcome. No formal teacher but join us to progress at your own pace as we practice the art of Chinese handwriting. Books with Chinese characters, idioms and poetry will be available or bring your own copybook. Handwriting notebooks are available in Chinatown at LP Novelty 120 N 10 St 215-928-1616. 费城唐人街书法练习会 :练习写汉字 欢迎大家一起来练习写汉字,抄写成语 和 诗歌。 没有老师的。 欢迎所有的水平的人参加。儿童需要在大人的陪同下. 在费城图书馆: 南七街18号. 18 South 7 Street (215)685-1633 6/15/18 6/29/18 星期五 下午 3:00 -4:30 7/13/18 7/ 27/18 星期五 下午3:00 -4:30 8/10/18 8/24/18 星期五 下午3:00 -4:30 请自带练习本,和 一支铅笔 或者 硬笔,或者钢笔,或者彩笔。 请不要带毛笔和墨汁。 中国文化艺术中心有卖汉字练习材料120 N 10 Street, Phila 215-928-1616

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5 days ago

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May 17

Want to learn more about conducting genealogi...

Want to learn more about conducting genealogical research through NARA’s online catalog? Check out the new page on our website that provides helpful information about how to use our catalog: https://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/catalog-guide

    National Archives Catalog Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians
    The National Archives holds historical U.S. government documents (federal, congressional, and presidential records) that are created or received by the President and his staff, by Congress, by employees of Federal government agencies, and by the Federal courts in the course of their official duties.
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May 17

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. T...

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.
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May 16

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welco...

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welcome) scale model of a “real”-world battle: a constant, inner battle between corporal and mental/goal-oriented desire." Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual takes us inside his experience in the HotHouse Intensive. Go further with your theater training with the HotHouse this June in a three week Intensive with HotHouse Company members and teachers. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: Meeting Myself
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. Alrighty!
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

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