1 hour 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.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

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PlazaACME posted 4 photos to Flickr:
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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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15 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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15 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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15 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

3939 Chestnut Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia PA 19104

1930 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

1001 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa 19123

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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16 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."
    http://templeupdate.com

17 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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17 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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17 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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18 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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19 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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19 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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21 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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22 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 .
    https://rosenbach.org

22 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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31 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.
    http://www.philly.com

33 hours ago

FLY EAGLES, FLY!!! 🦅

FLY EAGLES, FLY!!! 🦅

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    FLY EAGLES, FLY!!! 🦅
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34 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.
    https://nonprofitquarterly.org

42 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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42 hours 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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43 hours 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

44 hours ago

Honored to be mentioned in this Q&A in The Ph...

Honored to be mentioned in this Q&A in The Philadelphia Inquirer with Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak on their book “The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism.”

    How cities are leading the way to solving problems | Q&A
    Jeremy Nowak, a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Drexel University's Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, and Bruce Katz, the Centennial Scholar at the Brookings Institution, have coauthored a new book, "The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism," published by Brookings Institution Press.
    http://www.philly.com

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      200 Block S. Broad St. January 15, 2018 @ 6:23 p.m. Comment

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  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    REMOVE AND INSTSALL FOUR (4) HEAT PUMPS AND FOUR (4) CONDENSING UNITS AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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Police: 2 Critical After Being Stabbed Multiple Times In Center City

It happened shortly before 8 p.m. along the 300 block of South Broad Street.

    Police: 2 Critical After Being Stabbed Multiple Times In Center City
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are investigating after two people are stabbed multiple times in Center City Saturday night. It happened shortly before 8 p.m. along the 300 block of South Broad Street. Authorities say the victims, a 25-year-old male and 37-year-old female, both sustained stab wounds to the neck and stomach.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

2 people critical after stabbing in Center City

It happened before 8 p.m. Saturday outside Broad Street Ministries in the 300 block of South Broad Street.

    2 people critical after stabbing in Center City
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Man dies after being shot 7 times in Tioga-Nicetown TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS Man dies after being shot 7 times in Tioga-Nicetown A man and a woman are in critical condition after they were both stabbed in Center City, Philadelphia. It happened before 8 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

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