47 min ago

Transform your approach to theater with the S...

Transform your approach to theater with the Summer HotHouse Intensive --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse

    The Wilma Theater
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10 hours ago

For more than three decades, The Franklin Ins...

For more than three decades, The Franklin Institute and GSK have joined together to present free Science in the Summer programs for elementary school-aged students across the Philadelphia region and increasingly throughout the United States. http://bit.ly/2bnABzP Registration for GSK Science in the Summer is open now. http://bit.ly/2ksQ5DT The GSK Science in the Summer Program was recently featured in iHeartMedia Inc.'s Philadelphia Community Podcast. Listen: https://ihr.fm/2IN5FZo

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    For more than three decades, The Franklin Institute and GSK have joined together to present free Science in the Summer programs for elementary school-aged students across the Philadelphia region and...
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15 hours ago

We know what we’re watching this weekend! Don...

We know what we’re watching this weekend! Don’t miss these two at the Mann on August 30! https://nyti.ms/2IGfA2R

    Steve Martin and Martin Short on Friendship and What's Truly Funny
    On a recent Saturday afternoon, Steve Martin and Martin Short were at the Beacon Theater in Manhattan rehearsing a duet of "Send in the Clowns" for their show, "An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life."
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15 hours ago

Now in fermentation: A Peach Pale Ale, a Germ...

Now in fermentation: A Peach Pale Ale, a German-style Altbier, an English-style Best Bitter and a Belgian-style Witbier. I think it's gonna be a wonderful June.

    Bar Hygge
    Now in fermentation: A Peach Pale Ale, a German-style Altbier, an English-style Best Bitter and a Belgian-style Witbier. I think it's gonna be a wonderful June.
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16 hours ago

This holiday weekend check out Renoir: Father...

This holiday weekend check out Renoir: Father and Son / Painting and Cinema! Philadelphia Style Magazine says, "This exhibition truly brings together the love and reciprocal influence of this father and son, and makes for a worthwhile visit to the Barnes Foundation this Memorial Day.”

    Art Adventures: Memorial Day with the Renoir's
    Currently on exhibit at The Barnes Foundation, Renoir: Father and Son / Painting and Cinema, is a fascinating examination of the work of impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and the exchange between his work and that of his son's, filmmaker Jean Renoir.
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16 hours ago

Please note that the National Archives at Phi...

Please note that the National Archives at Philadelphia will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observation of Memorial Day. Visit NARA's special Memorial Day web page on National Archives News, which highlights NARA's holdings that document Memorial Day and honors those who have given their lives: https://www.archives.gov/news/topics/memorial-day For information about our hours, please visit our website: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia

    Memorial Day: A Commemoration
    Memorial Day, initially referred to as Decoration Day, was observed by many communities after the Civil War, when the nation suffered more than 620,000 military deaths, roughly 2 percent of the total population at the time. John A.
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17 hours ago

The Franklin Institute posted an offer.

Don’t forget that our Memorial Day Membership Sale continues through May 28, 2018. Join today for 20% off memberships through our Friends Circle level using the code MBMD18. http://bit.ly/1YwJTr5

    The Franklin Institute
    Don't forget that our Memorial Day Membership Sale continues through May 28, 2018. Join today for 20% off memberships through our Friends Circle level using the code MBMD18. http://bit.ly/1YwJTr5
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17 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting science fun you have planned for the long weekend in the comments... Perhaps a visit to The Franklin Institute and Game Masters: The Exhibition? http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting...
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17 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting science fun you have planned for the long weekend in the comments... Perhaps a visit to The Franklin Institute and Game Masters: The Exhibition? http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

    The Franklin Institute
    Are you heading out of town this weekend? We are taking a live look at the Memorial Day Weekend traffic right now in Philadelphia with our EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA Let us know what exciting...
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17 hours ago

Tomorrow: celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with...

Tomorrow: celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with the third annual Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute at the Mann, a FREE community concert honoring the American tradition of service 🇺🇸Doors open at 5PM. Pack a picnic and join us for a beautiful evening!

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Tomorrow: celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with the third annual Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute at the Mann, a FREE community concert honoring the American tradition of service 🇺🇸Doors open at...
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18 hours ago

“Our community has changed a lot over the yea...

“Our community has changed a lot over the years, but we’ve always had a lot of people who are really engaged in helping maintain and being good stewards of the park." –via PlanPhilly

    Philly gains ground in national park ranking
    Philadelphia's park system has bumped up two places, to 30th, in a national ranking of the 100 largest U.S. cities, reflecting good distribution of facilities around the city, strong volunteerism, and the presence of amenities such as splash pads and recreation centers.
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19 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Joe Painter: A Perfect Garden
    A Perfect Garden, digital inkjet archival print by Joe Painter. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Photograph will ship at end of exhibition. H 26" x W 42"
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19 hours ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse added 2...

Thank you to everyone that joined us for the 11th Annual Party in the Playground, honoring Play Champions Betsy Caesar and Rob Einhorn. See you next year!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Thank you to everyone that joined us for the 11th Annual Party in the Playground, honoring Play Champions Betsy Caesar and Rob Einhorn. See you next year!
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20 hours ago

Philly Stewards Artist Census for artists who...

Philly Stewards Artist Census for artists who live in or based out of the greater Philadelphia area: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSezFG-RsW7chT7tzMBU8LNktwGY6J5B3njznUJ3Ur8fXNqRog/viewform?c=0&w=1

    Philly Stewards Artist Census
    The Philly Artist Census is the first in a series of surveys that Philly Stewards will be deploying in 2018 and 2019, in an attempt to get an accurate picture of the resources, challenges and livelihoods of practicing visual artists in Philadelphia.
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20 hours ago

From gallery walls to Philly streets, Indego ...

From gallery walls to Philly streets, Indego bikes wrapped with Barnes paintings are a cool spin to #seeingtheBarnes around the city! We are pleased to share that the Barnes Foundation is the recipient of a MUSE award from the American Alliance of Museums for our partnership with Indego Bike Share. The initiative received gold—the top honor—in the Public Outreach category! P.S. Don’t forget: Indego passholders visit the Barnes for free all year round. . . #BiketoBarnes snap by: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bi6zkyehL3l/

    The Barnes Foundation
    From gallery walls to Philly streets, Indego bikes wrapped with Barnes paintings are a cool spin to #seeingtheBarnes around the city! We are pleased to share that the Barnes Foundation is the...
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20 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Joseph Sweeney: Cape May Blue
    Cape May Blue, oil on silk painting by Joseph Sweeney. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 9" x W 12"
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21 hours ago

Queer forms on display at Grizzly Grizzly’s “Two Spiders”

...more slyly evoked; when I walked into Grizzly Grizzly’s small gallery space in the 319 North 11th Street building, I remarked to myself that I was going to be using the words “penis...

    Queer forms on display at Grizzly Grizzly's "Two Spiders"
    Deb Krieger is back with a review of Grizzly Grizzly's current two-person show, "Two Spiders," featuring work by Jesse Harrod and Chris Bogia. On view through May 27th, "Two Spiders" explores queerness through a variety of media and in relation to a playful mix of bodily and cultural references.
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21 hours ago

Whether you love classical music, movies, or ...

Whether you love classical music, movies, or sports, this year's orchestra lineup at the Mann has something for everyone. 🎶🎻 https://bit.ly/2IPfVwe

    At the Mann this summer: Leonard Bernstein, Harry Potter, the Philadelphia Eagles, and what orchestras are becoming
    At the Mann Center soon, you'll be able to feel the death-chill of Harry Potter's dementors on the back of your neck as a live orchestra plays the John Williams score. On another night, you could happen upon a fresh Curtis Institute of Music graduate with a big piano personality in Gershwin.
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22 hours ago

FURTHER LISTINGS

Jun. 12- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts Reception at Tango Restaurant Karaoke Lounge, 1021 Arch St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Platinum $3,000, Gold $2,500, Silver $1,500, General Admission $100. Payable to “Squilla for Council,” P.O. Box 37332, Phila., PA 19148. RSVP: reprocenterllc@gmail.com.

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May 31- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Senior Fair at W. Phila. Sr. Community Ctr., 1016 N. 41st St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Entertainment, food & fun. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Jun. 2- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts S.W. Philly Community Day at McCreesh Plg., 6744 Regent St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Health screenings, children’s activities, entertainment, free food, state-program information. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Jun. 8- OIC of America celebrates Reentry Month & SOAR Anniversary at Sullivan Human Services Ctr., 1415 N. Broad St., 12-3 p.m. Job & resource fair. Guests include Rev. Dr. Wilson Goode, Council President Darrell Clarke & State Rep. Curtis Thomas, Jr. For info: Naja Killebrew (215) 236-4500.

Jun. 9- Councilman Derek Green hosts Jazz Night at Craig & Jennifer Alleyne, 806 Westview St., 5-7 p.m. Tickets $50, Friends $100, Supporters $250, Sponsors $1,000.Payable to “The Green Fund,” P.O. Box 4984, Phila., PA 19119 or www.dereksgreen.com/contribute. RSVP: Kelly Bauer kbauer1122@gmail.com.

Jun. 14- Fishtown Beer Runners host Karaoke for a Cause at Donna’s Bar, 2732 E. Allegheny Ave., 7:30 p.m., Philly Mayor’s Cup fundraiser benefiting the American Cancer Soc. Donation per song sung. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Jun. 14- State Sen. Sharif Street hosts Summer Cocktail Reception at Cuba Libre, 10 S. 2nd St., VIP 5:30-6:30 p.m., Young Professionals 6:30-7:30 p.m...

Jun. 15- State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Fair at York Ho., 5325 Old York Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Health screenings, chair massages, giveaways, prizes & lunch. Free. For info: (215) 849-6592.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    May 31- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Senior Fair at W. Phila. Sr. Community Ctr., 1016 N. 41st St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Entertainment, food & fun. For info: (215) 879-6615. Jun. 2- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts S.W. Philly Community Day at McCreesh Plg., 6744 Regent St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
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22 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    James Toogood: Pearson
    Pearson, watercolor painting by James Toogood. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 22" x W 30"
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22 hours ago

Looking for a place in Philly parks to enjoy ...

Looking for a place in Philly parks to enjoy this long weekend? We have 7 scenic suggestions!

    7 Scenic Picnic Sites to Try - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    1. Penn Treaty Park: Take advantage of the cool breezes coming off the Delaware and watch ships large and small sail by. This seven acre park has a handful of picnic tables and a playground underneath a grove of large trees, and plenty of open grassy areas to put down your blanket and relax.
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23 hours ago

☀️ Celebrate summer with $30 tickets at the M...

☀️ Celebrate summer with $30 tickets at the Mann all Memorial Day Weekend long! Offer while tickets last online only Now thru Monday at 11:59PM with code MEMDAY ️https://manncenter.org/mdw-offer

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    ☀️ Celebrate summer with $30 tickets at the Mann all Memorial Day Weekend long! Offer while tickets last online only Now thru Monday at 11:59PM with code MEMDAY ️https://manncenter.org/mdw-offer
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23 hours ago

Don't forget, FIELD DAY is in ONE WEEK!! Joi...

Don't forget, FIELD DAY is in ONE WEEK!! Join us for Field Day on Friday, June 1, at Von Colln Field! Was your Tiger on time, and in school 95% of the time? Then look out for a "Field Day Ticket" on green paper. This means they DON'T have to pay the $5 fee to get a shirt and pretzel! So please look for this ticket in your child's backpack or homework folder. (if you would still like to contribute, the HSA would be grateful) PLEASE consider volunteering for this event; from walking the students from the school to the field and back, chaperoning the event, and helping with the various games and activities. We are also asking for donations; pretzels, water, sun screen. Can you help us? Contact Aimee@thepowerofbachemartin.com. Help us make this Field Day memorable for all of our Tigers! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050e4aafae28a02-bache9

    Bache Kindergarten Families: Bache Martin Field Day
    Join us for a spectacular end of the year celebration on the Parkway! The annual Bache Martin Field Day will return to Von Colln Field on Friday, June 1st. Students from K to 8th grades will walk down to the field for a day of fun and games.
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23 hours ago

Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this d...

Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this day in 1860. http://bit.ly/2rVbYNR On view in our Space Command exhibit is a small chunk of a 300,000 pound nickel-iron meteorite that fell to Earth near Flagstaff, Arizona about 50,000 years ago in a site that was found to have been caused by an extraterrestrial impact by Barringer. It’s 5.5 billion years old; 500 million years older than our sun and a billion years older than the Earth itself. http://bit.ly/1PpMIqB IMAGE: Meteorite Fragment | Arizona, United States | On loan from the Barringer Family

    The Franklin Institute
    Geologist Daniel Barringer was born on this day in 1860. http://bit.ly/2rVbYNR On view in our Space Command exhibit is a small chunk of a 300,000 pound nickel-iron meteorite that fell to Earth near...
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24 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

The soundtrack for our new 8-bit video game, ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin’ is adapted from a 1778 composition attributed to Benjamin Franklin himself that a contemporaneous review called a "musical farce," a "miserable work," and "degrading to the art." http://bit.ly/2xaPQqh Play ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin’ now using your computer or mobile device. http://bit.ly/8bitben #FranklinFriday

    The Franklin Institute
    The soundtrack for our new 8-bit video game, 'The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin' is adapted from a 1778 composition attributed to Benjamin Franklin himself that a contemporaneous review called a...
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34 hours ago

Population growth slowed in most cities of mo...

Population growth slowed in most cities of more than a million people, except San Antonio and Philadelphia.

    Quest for Affordable Housing Drives People Away From the Coasts
    The high cost of housing seemed to sap Americans' taste for coastal cities last year as cities in Texas and Arizona gained more population than New York City or Los Angeles for the first time in a decade, according to census population estimates released today.
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37 hours ago

awwwShucks! Next beer is a witbier beer with ...

awwwShucks! Next beer is a witbier beer with English spring peas and mint

    Bar Hygge
    awwwShucks! Next beer is a witbier beer with English spring peas and mint
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38 hours ago

Getting ready for the holiday weekend with a ...

Getting ready for the holiday weekend with a nice little surprise for you tomorrow. Keep your eyes peeled! 👀️

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Getting ready for the holiday weekend with a nice little surprise for you tomorrow. Keep your eyes peeled! 👀️
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40 hours 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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40 hours ago

Center City District shared Econsult Solution...

    Pulse art installation coming (finally) to Dilworth Park
    A long-awaited art piece is finally coming to Dilworth Park, bringing a surge of color to the popular-and currently very grey-Center City common space. In July, the first part of the installation, called "Pulse," will cast a green misty line across the park, mirroring (in real time) the green line SEPTA trolley underground, according to PhillyVoice.
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41 hours 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."
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41 hours ago

“Along with recipes for distilling wine and m...

“Along with recipes for distilling wine and making black hair dye, the manuscript contains instructions for conjuring up a basilisk — the mythical serpent that played a memorable role in one of J.K. Rowling’s best-selling books.” http://bit.ly/2GdnBGo

    Scans reveal secrets of medieval 'Harry Potter' book and medical texts at Penn
    The slim volume bound in animal skin represented the best the field of medicine had to offer 500 years ago: a compilation of remedies made from such ingredients as rabbit bones, ox tongue, and chicory. Yet at some point before the manuscript reached its current resting place, a library shelf at the University of Pennsylvania, an unknown liquid was spilled on its carefully lettered pages.
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41 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We are soaking up the late spring sun in Philadelphia with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA

    The Franklin Institute
    We are soaking up the late spring sun in Philadelphia with our rooftop EarthCam. http://bit.ly/2EnwVuA
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41 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Fran Lightman Gibson: Sun on the Pass
    Sun on the Pass, oil on canvas painting by Collective Member Fran Lightman Gibson. From her solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 12" x W 12"
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42 hours 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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42 hours ago

Just two weeks till The Decemberists return t...

Just two weeks till The Decemberists return to the Mann on the Main Stage with special guests M. Ward 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just two weeks till The Decemberists return to the Mann on the Main Stage with special guests M. Ward 🎶
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42 hours ago

“We want to keep its feel of authenticity … t...

“We want to keep its feel of authenticity … that feel of it representing people from all over the city, and infuse that into the programming." – via PlanPhilly

    In Common: Finding a new LOVE
    It's 8 a.m. on a bright, breezy Tuesday, and LOVE Park is waking up. At this hour, most of the park is shaded, the green granite is cool, the grass is dewy, and a maintenance worker is unlocking new red cafe tables and chairs, secured together overnight.
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43 hours ago

Use Txt2Give NOW to provide free tickets to f...

Use Txt2Give NOW to provide free tickets to families in need to attend Kidchella Music Festival. We are halfway to our goal of $5,000 - with your help we can meet our goal! To Donate: Text GIVE to 215-883-8984 before 3pm TODAY!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Use Txt2Give NOW to provide free tickets to families in need to attend Kidchella Music Festival. We are halfway to our goal of $5,000 - with your help we can meet our goal! To Donate: Text GIVE to...
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44 hours ago

Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Ne...

Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Nebula, located approximately 700 light years from Earth, is known for its stunning resemblance to a human eye. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2qSuAAL IMAGE: Comets Kick up Dust in Helix Nebula | 2007 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    Shown here as an infrared image, the Helix Nebula, located approximately 700 light years from Earth, is known for its stunning resemblance to a human eye. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2qSuAAL IMAGE:...
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45 hours ago

From a new park within a park to a place to e...

From a new park within a park to a place to explore Fairmount Park among the trees, there are plenty of new spots to check out this summer in Phillys parks!

    7 new places to explore in Philadelphia parks this summer
    by Melissa Romero on May 24, 2018 Here, we've mapped many of the exciting new spots to check out this summer in Philly's parks. For even more ideas of fun things to do in Philly's parks this summer with the Conservancy, click here. 16th St. and John F. Kennedy Blvd.
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46 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Jack Ramsdale: It Arrives, and It Disappears
    It Arrives, and It Disappears, giclee archival print on photo rag paper by Collective Member Jack Ramsdale. From his solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Photograph will ship at end of exhibition. H 19.5" x W 27.5"
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46 hours ago

Benjamin Franklin may have signed the Declara...

Benjamin Franklin may have signed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, but he was never the hero of his own video game - until now. Collect all the keys and challenge your friends with our new 8-bit game, ‘The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin.’ http://bit.ly/8bitben This game is presented alongside “Game Masters: The Exhibition,” open at The Franklin Institute now through September 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O

    The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin
    To coincide with the new special exhibition , The Franklin Institute has launched "The Adventures of Benjamin Franklin," a custom-developed retro 8-bit-style game in which Ben Franklin races to collect lightning, climb Independence Hall, and more. The game was designed by the in-house digital team at The Franklin Institute GameMaker Studio 2.
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46 hours ago

Further listings

May 30-          Congressional candidate Madeleine Dean is hosted Breakfast at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., Lincoln Rm., 10-11:30 a.m. Hosts Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and Judith...

Jun. 12-          Councilman Mark Squilla hosts Reception at Tango Restaurant Karaoke Lounge, 1021 Arch St., 6:30-8:30 p.m. Platinum $3,000, Gold $2,500, Silver $1,500, General Admission $100. Payable to “Squilla for Council,” P.O. Box 37332, Phila., PA 19148. RSVP: reprocenterllc@gmail.com.

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May 31-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Senior Fair at W. Phila. Sr. Community Ctr., 1016 N. 41st St., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Entertainment, food & fun. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Jun. 8-            OIC of America celebrates Reentry Month & SOAR Anniversary at Sullivan Human Services Ctr., 1415 N. Broad St., 12-3 p.m. Job & resource fair. Guests include Rev. Dr. Wilson Goode, Council President...

Jun. 9-             Councilman Derek Green hosts Jazz Night at Craig & Jennifer Alleyne, 806 Westview St., 5-7 p.m. Tickets $50, Friends $100, Supporters $250, Sponsors $1,000.Payable to...

Jun. 14-          State Sen. Sharif Street hosts Summer Cocktail Reception at Cuba Libre, 10 S. 2nd St., VIP 5:30-6:30 p.m., Young Professionals 6:30-7:30 p.m...

Jun. 15-          State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Senior Fair at York Ho., 5325 Old York Rd., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Health screenings, chair massages, giveaways, prizes & lunch. Free. For info: (215) 849-6592.

    Further listings
    May 30- Congressional candidate Madeleine Dean is hosted Breakfast at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., Lincoln Rm., 10-11:30 a.m. Hosts Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III and Judith M. von Seldeneck. Dean's List $2,700, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests $250. RSVP: Melanie Rose melanie@mad4pa.com or (215) 378-1898. May 31- State Rep.
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46 hours ago

CCD Sips kicks off June 6! Be sure to follow ...

CCD Sips kicks off June 6! Be sure to follow the new and official Sips account on Instagram

    Center City District Sips (@ccdsips) * Instagram photos and videos
    291 Followers, 74 Following, 7 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Center City District Sips (@ccdsips)
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46 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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47 hours ago

Philly cops say they'll stop parking in the 13th Street bike lane. Again.

A row of Philly cop cars blocking 13th Street and Arch in 2014

...34, who was hit by an SUV while riding in an unprotected bike lane on Spring Garden Street near 10th...

    Philly cops say they'll stop parking in the 13th Street bike lane. Again.
    On Tuesday, a slew of cars were parked in a Philly bike lane. Not exactly news. But in this case, the vehicles in question were cop cars. The handful of Philadelphia Police vehicles parked on 13th Street between Filbert and Arch earlier this week forced cyclists to weave out into car traffic as they were heading north through Center City.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, whic...

Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, which makes it the longest time frame of any Star Wars movie. #FunFact Lucky for us, the Prince Theater screens the movie from now until next Thursday, May 31st. Tickets NOW available: http://filmadelphia.org/events/solo-star-wars/

    Prince Theater
    Solo: A Star Wars Story spans six years, which makes it the longest time frame of any Star Wars movie. #FunFact Lucky for us, the Prince Theater screens the movie from now until next Thursday, May...
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Jeanne O'Shell: The Boy Arcade
    The Boy Arcade, oil on panel painting by Collective Member Jeanne O'Shell. From her solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 8" x W 14"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

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