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Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? 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. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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3 hours ago

Happy summer! 15 ways to celebrate the solstice in Philly

Where: Roots Philly Yoga at 466 N. 10th St.

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Where: American Sardine Bar at 1800 Federal St.

Where: Parkway Central Library - 4th Floor Rooftop Terrace at 1901 Vine St.

Where: The Schmidt's Commons at 1001 N. 2nd St.

Where: Healing Arts Studio at 15 W. Highland Ave.

Where: Awbury Arboretum at the Francis Cope House at 1 Awbury Rd.

Where: Corner of Race and Mole streets at 100 block of N. Mole St.

Where: Corner of Race and Mole streets at 100 block of N. Mole St.

Where: American Swedish Historical Museum at 1900 Pattison Ave.

Where: Private residence in Northern Liberties at 833 N. 5th St.

Where: John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum at 8601 Lindbergh Blvd.

Where: Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Ave.

Where: a.bar at 1737 Walnut St.

    Happy summer! 15 ways to celebrate the solstice in Philly
    This year, the summer solstice falls on Thursday, June 21, and Philly is ready to celebrate. There are peak sunshine festivities on the longest day of the year and throughout the weekend. The city is marking the cosmic event with music performances, glow in the dark meditation, maypole dancing, Reiki sessions, boozy snowcones, festivals, workshops and pop-up dinners.
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Mt. Joy at Union Transfer on 09/14/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    Mt. Joy - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - September 14th, 2018
    These dreams are more than paper things," sings Matt Quinn on Mt. Joy's infectious folk-rocker "Astrovan," a warm, yearning bit of road-trip philosophy that posits the existence of a Deadhead Jesus cruising the dusty highways of the countryside, nursing a roach on his way to only He knows where.
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Come out tomorrow evening for this community ...

Come out tomorrow evening for this community meeting and give your input on development at 800-830 Vine St. and the future of our Chinatown community.

    Councilmember Helen Gym
    Come out tomorrow evening for this community meeting and give your input on development at 800-830 Vine St. and the future of our Chinatown community.
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2 days ago

The Frights at Union Transfer on 10/04/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    The Frights - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - October 4th, 2018
    A couple of months after graduating from high school, Mikey Carnevale (vocals/guitar) and Richard Dotson (bass) got together as The Frights to play a one off 30 minute set as sort of a joke. The feeli
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2 days ago

The Growlers at Union Transfer on 09/20/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    The Growlers - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - September 20th, 2018
    Since the release of their first LP Are You In or Out? In 2009, The Growlers have forged their own twisted path on the global music scene. They're the party band that grew into a traveling circus of p
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2 days ago

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in Ja...

Have you heard of History Hub? Launched in January 2016, History Hub is an active community of researchers and experts which has become a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. You can learn more about it on the Archivist of the United States’s blog post, History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference. https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/05/24/history-hub-a-21st-century-model-for-archival-reference/

    History Hub: A 21st Century Model for Archival Reference
    When the National Archives launched History Hub in January 2016, we hoped it would be a game-changing way to provide access to information and diverse sources of expertise. I'm pleased to share that what started out as an experimental project has become an active community of researchers and experts.
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2 days ago

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborho...

This week, Mx. Rogers comes to the neighborhood.

    Philly's queer cabaret examines the truths (and myths) of Mister Rogers' signature kindness
    The first black-and-white frames of Morgan Neville's Won't You Be My Neighbor show the familiar Fred Rogers at the piano, coolly attempting to place value and meaning on his approach to communicating with children by way of modulation. As a trained classical composer, he knew that some key changes could be managed with ease, and others could not.
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2 days ago

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma The...

We are pleased to announce that The Wilma Theater is one of the recipients of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage's 2018 project grants. The grant will fund THERE, an ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, which adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan’s book-length poem 'There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other' and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba. The work will premiere as part of the 2019 Fringe Festival. #PewArtsGrants

    THERE
    An ensemble-devised work, led by Blanka Zizka, adapts Lebanese American poet Etel Adnan's book-length poem There: In the Light and the Darkness of the Self and of the Other and contemplates existential questions of personal and community identity and conflict, in an environment created by Berlin-based artist Rosa Barba.
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3 days ago

Sometimes you need to take a look around...af...

Sometimes you need to take a look around...after you watch this video of course. You Can Never Go Down The Drain runs June 20 - July 1. Come be our neighbor this summer at the Wilma.

    The Wilma Theater
    Sometimes you need to take a look around...after you watch this video of course. You Can Never Go Down The Drain runs June 20 - July 1. Come be our neighbor this summer at the Wilma.
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3 days ago

Asian Arts Initiative added 5 new photos.

Thanks to everyone who stopped by on Saturday to check out the Neighborhood Crawl + Youth Arts Workshop Showcase! It was also exciting to unveil Shared Spaces, a pilot project of cooperative spaces that will provide low- or no-cost access to residency, rehearsal, or meeting space for Callowhill/Chinatown North based cultural groups. Shared Spaces emerged as a community priority from the People:Power:Place cultural planning process. Rentable spaces in the pilot program include: Asian Arts Initiative, Studio C, G, Theater, & 3rd floor; Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Charter School, 1st floor; Phield House; and Arts & Craft Holdings, 448 N. 10th Street, 2nd floor. Email Dave Kyu at Dave@asianartsinitiative.org for more information.

    Asian Arts Initiative
    Asian Arts Initiative added a new photo.
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3 days ago

Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18 – 24

...visitors to enjoy seating, public art, greenery and elevated city views! The area stretches from Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of...

...Broad and Noble streets, jumps up to the Reading Viaduct overhead and ends above the 1100 block of Callowhill Street. ~ The Rail Park Opening...

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...Aladdin At The Academy Of Music ~ June 18 – July 1 ~ Held at Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street. From the producers of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling...

...Pop Philly ~ June 18 – July 8 ~ 3 pm to 11 pm at the Philadelphia Building, 1315 Walnut Street. Enjoy an interactive pop-up exhibit that showcases the creative work of local artists! The...

Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ June 18 – September 3 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest ~ June 18 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...Cinema ~ June 18 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 18 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ June 18 – until fall ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~ June 21 – 24 ~ Pay-As-You-Go at Dilworth Park at 1 S. 15th Street. The 4-day event features many varieties of barbecue eats, local DJs and live music, outdoor games and activities, a beer garden and more. ~ All American BBQ at Dilworth Park ~

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

...Center ~ June 23 ~ FREE – From 11 am to 5 pm at the Kimmel Center at 300 S. Broad Street. Audiences of all ages are invited to explore “Fred,” the largest mechanical pipe organ in...

40th Street Summer Series ~ June 23 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

...Ale Festival ~ June 23 ~ From 7 pm to 10 pm at the Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W. Girard Avenue. Enjoy craft beers from the Philly area and beyond, while enjoying live music, food truck...

    Free and Exciting Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18 - 24
    It's going to be a fun packed week of things to do in Philadelphia from June 18 - 24, 2018.
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3 days ago

Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Yo...

Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Your Vegetables Day...likely not a coincidence. All this month, Just Salad and Just Salad are donating $1 to us for every Big Gay Garden Salad sold. Thank you, Just Salad! #thanksdad

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Your Vegetables Day...likely not a coincidence. All this month, Just Salad and Just Salad are donating $1 to us for every Big Gay Garden Salad sold. Thank...
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4 days ago

Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward mean...

Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward means we don’t go it alone. For every hour you reserve a Pride-branded Zipcar, $1 will be donated to local LGBT charities (including us!). Because the journey doesn’t stop when Pride is over. To make a reservation or learn more: www.zipcar.com/pride2018?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=social_local&utm_campaign=phi_con_williamwaypride2018_06/05/2018.

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward means we don't go it alone. For every hour you reserve a Pride-branded Zipcar, $1 will be donated to local LGBT charities (including us!). Because the journey...
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4 days ago

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    EZ PERMIT SPRINKLER RELOCATION (NFPA 13)-RELOCATING 15 SPRINKLERS FOR THE RELOCATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARDS. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

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William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    William Way LGBT Community Center updated their cover photo.
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6 days ago

Whethan at Union Transfer on 09/22/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    Whethan - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - September 22nd, 2018
    17-year old Chicago native Ethan Snoreck, better known by his stage name Whethan, has wasted no time in releasing some of this year's most upbeat electronic tracks. His Soundcloud is already adorned w
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6 days ago

Take a drone’s eye look at Callowhill’s newly-opened Rail Park

...Studio Bryan Hanes and Urban Engineers, starts across from the former Philadelphia Inquirer building at Broad and Noble streets, includes the 1300 block of Noble, and runs southeast across 12th and 13th streets...

...starts across from the former Philadelphia Inquirer building at Broad and Noble streets, includes the 1300 block of Noble, and runs southeast across 12th and 13th streets to Callowhill Street...

    Take a drone's eye look at Callowhill's newly-opened Rail Park - Technical.ly Philly
    Before the wooden boardwalk and lounge-style swings transformed a strip of the old Reading Viaduct into the Rail Park, videographer Cory Popp was already a fan of the Callowhill public space. "I've been a frequent explorer of the Rail Park (the viaduct as we called it back then) since 2010 when I fell in love with it after my first visit," Popp said.
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6 days ago

The Philly POPS added 7 new photos.

Here are some pictures from the POPS Saxophone Quartet playing at the opening of The Rail Park at 1300 Noble St. If you're looking for a nice, relaxing stroll, The Rail Park is a beautiful place to visit!

    The Philly POPS
    The Philly POPS added a new photo.
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6 days ago

Philadelphia Rail Park: From Photoshop to reality

...inaugurate the first quarter mile of the Philadelphia Rail Park. Located just past Callowhill at 13th and Noble streets, the once-abandoned rail line has been reclaimed “for Callowhill, for Chinatown, and for...

    Philadelphia Rail Park: From Photoshop to reality
    On a breezy, beautiful morning close to one thousand Philadelphians gathered together to inaugurate the first quarter mile of the Philadelphia Rail Park. Located just past Callowhill at 13th and Noble streets, the once-abandoned rail line has been reclaimed "for Callowhill, for Chinatown, and for the whole region" as Director of Center City Districts, Paul Levy, put it.
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Jun 14

We'll be going live from 10:45 to 11 to strea...

We'll be going live from 10:45 to 11 to stream the performance from the opening of The Rail Park today. If you can come, it's at 13th & Noble in Callowhill! Photo credit to Tracy Buchholz (@tlbtb)

    The Philly POPS
    We'll be going live from 10:45 to 11 to stream the performance from the opening of The Rail Park today. If you can come, it's at 13th & Noble in Callowhill! Photo credit to Tracy Buchholz (@tlbtb)
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Jun 14

The Rail Park is at The Rail Park.

Today is the opening day for #therailpark. Today we invite every single person in this city, no matter their race, their background, their beliefs, their passions, or their neighborhood to come together and take a break. To talk and to listen and to learn. To sit together in a park that’s made for all of us. See you at 11AM, 13th & Noble.

    The Rail Park
    Today is the opening day for #therailpark. Today we invite every single person in this city, no matter their race, their background, their beliefs, their passions, or their neighborhood to come...
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Jun 14

National Archives at Philadelphia added 4 new...

Happy Flag Day! Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. This pamphlet provided instructions on how to properly display and respect the United States’ flag. Printed in 1968 by the United States Printing Office, the pamphlet was issued by the United States Navy Recruiting Service. #FlagDay #StarsAndStripes #OldGlory Citation: Our Flag; American Flag, History & Display; 30; Navy Yards, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Public Relations; RG 181 Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 279176) and (HMS ID: PH-6334).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    National Archives at Philadelphia added a new photo.
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