58 min ago

Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

We're heading to the Philadelphia Museum of Art this week for Final Fridays: Weird Science! Join us for "Art or Surgery?" and view an assortment of objects from the Philadelphia Museum of Art and our own collection, then figure out whether they were used for art or surgery. 💉🖼️💀🎨

    Final Fridays: Weird Science
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1 hour ago

The Wilma Theater added an event.

The Portable Studio invites artists and audiences to create theater together in community spaces. Join us a the library to learn more at this Open House and Information Session, January 29th, 6:30pm. Professional theater artists will lead workshops around themes of grief in The Wilma Theater’s production of PASSING STRANGE, Monday evenings February 2-26th at the South Philly Branch of the Free Library. To learn more contact Lee Ann Etzold, Portable Studio Program Director at LEtzold@wilmatheater.org / 215.893-9456, x132. Click here to learn more about the library: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/locations/south-philadelphia-library

    Portable Studio: Open House & Information Session
    The Portable Studio invites artists and audiences to create theater together in community spaces. Join us a the library to learn more at this Open...
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1 hour ago

"it is a beautiful story of life that does co...

"it is a beautiful story of life that does come through; the story of everyday life and the everyday experiences we all have as human beings...After 20 years in the business this show has been the best part of my career so far." - Kris Coleman (The Narrator), from The Philadelphia Tribune #WilmaPassingStrange is now playing! Get your tickets to this electric coming-of-age musical today! --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    'Passing Strange' tells tale of rebellious young Black man
    The Wilma Theater, in association with Evamere Entertainment, presents Stew and Heidi Rodewald's Tony Award-winning musical, "Passing Strange," from now through Feb. 18. Music takes center stage in this production as a charismatic Narrator who tells the tale of the Youth, a rebellious young African-American man who journeys to Europe in search of something "real."
    http://www.phillytrib.com

1 hour ago

VISUAL MUSIC (Network for New Music at the University of the Arts): Art in music

[Caplan Studio Theater, University of the Arts, 211 S. Broad Street] January 21, 2018; networkfornewmusic.org

    VISUAL MUSIC (Network for New Music at the University of the Arts): Art in music
    If you want to explore new ideas in music, Network for New Music artistic director Linda Reichert is an excellent guide as the concerts she puts together are polished and have a cohesive theme. Reichert's latest offering, VISUAL MUSIC, was out of the ordinary, but a delight to experience.
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1 hour ago

URBAN MEADOW (BodyVox): Keeping Philadelphia weird

[Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street] January 18-21, 2018; nextmovedance.org

    URBAN MEADOW (BodyVox): Keeping Philadelphia weird
    The latest performance of the NextMove Dance season at the Prince Theater features BodyVox, a dance theater company based in Portland, Oregon. Comprised of twelve live pieces and two short films, URBAN MEADOW celebrates the company's 20 th Anniversary and commitment to producing a variety of work.
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1 hour ago

Center City District shared Philadelphia Busi...

    Rittenhouse Square property comes up for sale - Philadelphia Business Journal
    One of Sam Rappaport's legacy real estate holdings has come up for sale. The property, 2100 Chestnut St., is a two-story, mixed-use building that was built in 1929 as a parking garage. The last time it traded was in April 1992, according to Philadelphia property records.
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1 hour ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    Report: Philly's housing inventory dipped to all-time low at end of 2017
    At the end of 2017, there were 3,329 single-family homes for sale in Philly, making it the lowest level of housing inventories in the city's history. At the same time, house prices took a small dip from the last quarter, offering a bit of relief to homebuyers.
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2 hours ago

Check it out: We won a 2014 Good Food Award!

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    Check it out: We won a 2014 Good Food Award!
    We were honored to be finalists last year, and even more thrilled to be finalists again this year. So imagine our excitement when we received the news that we had actually won such a prestigious award! (If you can't imagine our excitement, let's just say that there was a lot of "happy dancing".
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2 hours ago

Happy #NationalHandwritingDay! The holdings ...

Happy #NationalHandwritingDay! The holdings of the National Archives are brimming with hand-written records like this document, the Deposition of John Snyder. This document is the sworn statement of John Snyder regarding the events surrounding the assault of Garrik Hulsecamp by Ezikiel Teel. It comes from a criminal case file which consists of assault and battery charges brought against Ezekiel Teel for his alleged assault of a man by the name of Garrett Hulsecamp on his ship in October of 1790. You can learn more about this case, and see the handwriting up close, by visiting our online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/18545806. We know that last week’s Citizen Archivist Challenge is over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t continue the important work of unlocking history by transcribing and tagging our records! If you haven’t already, get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard (https://www.archives.gov/citizen-archivist) to learn how to start and to find specific missions. 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. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia.

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy #NationalHandwritingDay! The holdings of the National Archives are brimming with hand-written records like this document, the Deposition of John Snyder. This document is the sworn statement of...
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4 hours ago

Today's friendly reminder from our friends at...

Today's friendly reminder from our friends at Uwishunu: Don't miss Center City District Restaurant Week, continuing through Friday! #CCDRW

    15+ Spectacular Things to Do in Philadelphia This Week
    Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia Center City District Restaurant Week, the Philadelphia Auto Show, Villanova basketball and more... The atmosphere is electric in Philly this week. (Might that have anything to do with the Eagles playoff win and forthcoming Super Bowl appearance?)
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4 hours ago

We're back! Congress has restored funding of ...

We're back! Congress has restored funding of appropriated activities and NARA is resuming normal operations. Please visit archives.gov for more information.

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6 hours ago

How does a collection of songs turn into a To...

How does a collection of songs turn into a Tony Award-winning musical? Read on to find out. #WilmaPassingStrange

    THE NAME IS STEW
    In 1997, Stew formed a band, The Negro Problem. Heidi Rodewald joined the group in 1999 and became Stew's frequent collaborator. Stew said in an interview with Spike Lee: "It started on a club stage in front of about 150 people playing songs. Public Theater, downtown New York, was interested.
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12 hours ago

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17 hours ago

Schuylkill Banks shared Reimagining the Civic...

Thanks to the Wolf Administration for helping to improve boating access at Bartram's Mile!

    Wolf Administration Celebrates Investments to Expand River Access at Bartram's Garden
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20 hours ago

Fans of our Bibliococktails series know we lo...

Fans of our Bibliococktails series know we love to mix great literature with great libations, so of course we'll be raising a glass of this rye whiskey, named after a famous Edgar Allan Poe take of terror: https://shop.artintheage.com/products/fortunatos-fate-release-party-admission

    The Rosenbach
    Fans of our Bibliococktails series know we love to mix great literature with great libations, so of course we'll be raising a glass of this rye whiskey, named after a famous Edgar Allan Poe take of...
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21 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

This group art show in the Center's lobby is a visual exploration of the leather/kink experience. Curators Heather Raquel Phillips, Ms. Philadelphia Leather 2017, and Amy Phillips, Mid Atlantic Leather Woman 2018, have brought together over 20 artists' work, including photography, drawing, video, sculpture, and more. The artist reception will be Sun., Feb. 11 from 2-4 pm.

    Black & Blue: Art Gallery Exhibit
    This group art show in the Center's lobby is a visual exploration of the leather/kink experience. Curators Heather Raquel Phillips, Ms. Philadelphia...
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21 hours ago

Philly restaurants getting ready for Super Bowl parties

1318 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

1320 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

1500 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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16 South Second Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106

Rittenhouse Square: 1740 Sansom St., (215) 557- 9299

Italian Market: 1180 S. 10th St., (215) 463-0868

Fishtown - New: 431 E Girard Ave, (215) 425.1555

2400 S. 19th Street (cross street Ritner), Philadelphia, PA 19145

243 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

611 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia PA 19147

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1823 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148

    Philly restaurants getting ready for Super Bowl parties
    It didn't take long for Super Bowl-starved Eagles fans to start planning for February 4! In fact, some of the city's favorite places to watch the game already started getting calls before the end of the NFC Championship game.
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22 hours ago

#Templemade Check out this feature on #WilmaP...

#Templemade Check out this feature on #WilmaPassingStrange actors Temple University/ Temple Theaters student Savannah Jackson and professor Lindsay Smiling.

    Temple Theater has a Spotlight in the Wilma Theater's "Passing Strange"
    Owls are everywhere... even in a Tony Award-winning rock musical! The Wilma Theater is putting on the musical of a lifetime, Passing Strange, a story of a rebellious young black man as he journeys to Europe in search of something "real."
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22 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Love...

There's a sneak preview of Love, Simon at Ritz at the Bourse this Wed., Jan. 24 at 7:30 pm. We have a bunch of free passes for two if you want to swing by the Center and pick one up. (We'll post back when they're all gone.)

    Love, Simon
    This is about to get romantic af. See #LOVESIMON on March 16th.
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22 hours ago

A huge thanks to the @phillypolice for their ...

A huge thanks to the @phillypolice for their unending service to our community and making these celebratory events possible.

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    A huge thanks to the @phillypolice for their unending service to our community and making these celebratory events possible.
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23 hours ago

Planning to attend our screening of NOSFERATU...

Planning to attend our screening of NOSFERATU in Greek Hall? Register for the VIP reception in the Wanamaker Atrium to enhance your experience with a champagne toast and reserved film seating. Proceeds from the event are applied toward the Rosenbach Fund. https://rosenbach.org/events/nosferatu/

    The Rosenbach
    Planning to attend our screening of NOSFERATU in Greek Hall? Register for the VIP reception in the Wanamaker Atrium to enhance your experience with a champagne toast and reserved film seating....
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23 hours ago

Beautifully restored Greek Hall, located on t...

Beautifully restored Greek Hall, located on the 3rd floor of the Wanamaker building, will be the venue of our NOSFERATU screening on January 31--an appropriately sumptuous location for what is sure to be an incredible experience. https://rosenbach.org/events/nosferatu/

    The Rosenbach
    Beautifully restored Greek Hall, located on the 3rd floor of the Wanamaker building, will be the venue of our NOSFERATU screening on January 31--an appropriately sumptuous location for what is sure...
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25 hours ago

The Wilma Theater added 2 new photos.

#WilmaPassingStrange actor Anthony Martinez-Briggs will be kicking off his red patent leather boots next Monday to play with his band ILL DOOTS in the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe. Join him and PASSING STRANGE creator Stew for an evening of music on January 29 at 7pm --> https://goo.gl/H7J6W9 Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,809 likes · 359 talking about this · 11,425 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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25 hours ago

Commercial Burglary 118 S 12th St DC 18 06 002708

Commercial Burglary 118 S 12th St DC 18 06 002708

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    Commercial Burglary 118 S 12th St DC 18 06 002708
    On January 19, 2018, at 6:30 am, an unknown white or Hispanic male gained entry to Fin McCool's Bar located at 118 South 12th Street by throwing a piece of concrete through the side door. Once inside the suspect went behind the bar area taking two bottles of liquor valued at $40 then fled the area in an unknown direction.
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27 hours ago

15+ Spectacular Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 22-28

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street

Where:Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street

Where:Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street

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Where:Various locations including Amada, 217-219 Chestnut 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:La Peg at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

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

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Art Star, 623 N. 2nd Street

    15+ Spectacular Things to Do in Philadelphia This Week
    Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia Center City District Restaurant Week, the Philadelphia Auto Show, Villanova basketball and more... The atmosphere is electric in Philly this week. (Might that have anything to do with the Eagles playoff win and forthcoming Super Bowl appearance?)
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27 hours ago

Wednesday: see FRANKENSTEIN unfold before you...

Wednesday: see FRANKENSTEIN unfold before you eyes with a thrilling solo performance, brought to you by Going Dark Theatre! https://rosenbach.org/events/frankenstein-performed-by-going-dark-theatre/

    Frankenstein, performed by Going Dark Theatre
    "A Frankenstein with the Hollywood additions scraped off, one that began in the Arctic wastes, revealed the self-deluded nature of Victor's ambitions, and presented the Creature with horror and unalloyed sympathy. I cannot be the only person to leave the evening determined to reread Mary Shelley's masterpiece as soon as possible .
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27 hours ago

Midtown Village Philadelphia posted 8 photos ...

Thank you Anthony and Gina for the fab tour of 1213 Walnut! Stay tuned for more details as our next Midtown meetings and happy hour will be taking place in 1213 Walnuts’ amenity space! #mvma #midtownvillagephilly @ 1213 Walnut

    Midtown Village Philadelphia
    Midtown Village Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1.9K likes. Midtown Village is a unique enclave of independent, open-minded boutiques, restaurants, lofts and more.The area attracts a diverse group of...
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37 hours ago

With Eagles win, Philadelphia and a region erupts

Broad and Walnut. #eagles #SuperBowl pic.twitter.com/uG1K9OXQj3

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...their homes and stood on sidewalks, banging pots and pans and cheering. Traffic snarled near Broad and Oregon Avenue, where fans swarmed the intersection and screamed: “Let’s go Eagles...

“All the Minnesota fans, go back to Minnesota!” Shaun Jones, of Germantown, yelled at Broad and Pattison, in between high fives from passing Eagles fans.

    Eagles fans get the best relief after day of building anticipation
    Eagles fans erupted Sunday night as they processed what a few weeks ago seemed impossible. Their team was going to the Super Bowl. The city streets filled with people in an impromptu celebration. Fireworks erupted over South Jersey. An entire region anticipated the Eagles' first Super Bowl game in 13 years.
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39 hours ago

FLY EAGLES, FLY!!! 🦅

FLY EAGLES, FLY!!! 🦅

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    FLY EAGLES, FLY!!! 🦅
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40 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

    Philadelphia Struggles to Balance Historic Preservation and Equity
    As Jared Brey points out, there's been little perceived need to protect existing structures in a city that's been desperate for development for decades. Now, that may be changing, but making sure historic preservation respects communities of color and does not become a tool of gentrification remains a challenge.
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47 hours ago

Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus added a new pho...

Photo Credit: Bachrach Photography

    Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus
    Presented by The Philly POPS Featuring the Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus
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2 days ago

E-A-G-L-E-S! Here we have a magnificent eagle...

E-A-G-L-E-S! Here we have a magnificent eagle from “American Ornithology,” by Alexander Wilson. It is part of an impressive nine volume set that was published in Philadelphia between 1808-1814. Enjoy our Philadelphia eagle, and the big game. #flyeaglesfly #PhiladelphiaEagles #NFCChampionshipGame #6ABCAction 🦅

    The Athenaeum of Philadelphia
    E-A-G-L-E-S! Here we have a magnificent eagle from "American Ornithology," by Alexander Wilson. It is part of an impressive nine volume set that was published in Philadelphia between 1808-1814. Enjoy...
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2 days ago

"The story is related by the Narrator, a grow...

"The story is related by the Narrator, a grownup version of the misguided Youth, with a distinct sense of irony... and a kinetic, eclectic score that ranges from gospel to punk rock." - The Philadelphia Inquirer

    'Passing Strange' at the Wilma: Updated, rocking tale of Youth's quest for identity
    Stew and Heidi Rodewald's "Passing Strange" at the Wilma Theater tells an often-told tale: The self-glorifying, distinctly unheroic artist-hero questing for his identity through changes of scene, sexual encounters that stop short of love, and the supposedly redemptive act of creation.
    http://www.philly.com

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