32 min ago

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStran...

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.

    The Wilma Theater
    Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.
    http://www.facebook.com

45 min ago

Bars With Activities Are All the Rage in Philly

...games, is planned for Fairmount. Barcade is arcade central and Keen, a new restaurant at 17th and Lombard, has a Pac-Man machine in the upstairs lounge. In Kensington, the quickly expanding Urban...

...ice lounge, and two escape rooms with casino and Titanic themes. It’s going into 111 S. 17th Street, so the Rittenhouse neighborhood will be Philly’s new destination for being really cold while...

...there’s another new bar-plus venue to check out. Concourse Dance Bar, located at 1635 Market Street, is from Avram Hornik’s FCM Hospitality, the group behind Morgan’s Pier, Dolphin Tavern...

    Bars With Activities Are All the Rage in Philly
    Bars that combine activities with food and drink are hot right now in Philly, and the city is about to get two more when Clubhouse and Concourse open in the coming weeks.
    https://philly.eater.com

51 min ago

This is your last Tuesday to see Barbara Shel...

This is your last Tuesday to see Barbara Shelly's work during our Gallery Hours (4-6pm). You can also check it out when you see The Sabbatical - Jan 11-20 at Plays and Players or Underbite Theatre Company presents "All the Dead Biddles" this week, but it closes on the 20th, so GET IN HERE!

    Plays & Players
    This is your last Tuesday to see Barbara Shelly's work during our Gallery Hours (4-6pm). You can also check it out when you see The Sabbatical - Jan 11-20 at Plays and Players or Underbite Theatre...
    https://www.facebook.com

1 hour ago

The Rosenbach shared Awwwards's post.

Congrats, Bluecadet! This marvelous interactive can be played online or, better yet, in our FRANKENSTEIN & DRACULA exhibition where you'll be surrounded by handwritten drafts by Shelley and Stoker, along with their scientific references.

    Awwwards
    Modern Monsters web experience, bridging the gap between 19th century & 21st-century issues by Bluecadet wins #SOTD January 14th 2018 http://bit.ly/2mw8elM
    https://www.facebook.com

2 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Join us for the first Science After Hours of 2018 as we 'Party Like a Rock Star' and celebrate the science of rock and roll on January 23. http://bit.ly/1WaaTyi

    Science After Hours
    Science After Hours is an evening event series exclusively for adults ages 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging...
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3 hours ago

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our name...

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq

    The Franklin Institute
    Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq
    https://www.facebook.com

3 hours ago

Fork, High Street on Market, and a popular Starbucks temporarily closed by health dept.

1500 Walnut St.

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6802 Old York Rd.

315 N 52nd St.

5101 Germantown Ave.

615 S 56th St.

12319 Academy Rd

801 Cottman Ave.

306 Market St.

600 E Chelten Ave.

4690 Castor Ave.

625 W Girard Ave.

3231 Powelton Ave.

1001 Chestnut St.

...AVE.; Franklin’s, 3521 BOWMAN ST.; South Street Pizzeria, 1410 SOUTH ST.; The Black Taxi, 745 N 25TH ST.; Kingsessing Food Market, 1550 S 55TH ST...

...Street Pizzeria, 1410 SOUTH ST.; The Black Taxi, 745 N 25TH ST.; Kingsessing Food Market, 1550 S 55TH ST...

    Fork, High Street on Market, and a popular Starbucks temporarily closed by health dept.
    Just two weeks into the New Year, there are a few familiar names on the list of 13 restaurants, markets and stores that were temporarily closed by Philadelphia Department of Public Health inspectors between Jan. 1 and Jan. 15.
    http://www.philly.com

4 hours ago

18+ Fantastic Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 16-21

Where:Various locations including Butcher and Singer, 1500 Walnut Street

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad Street

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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:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street

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

Where:Mütter Museum, 19 S. 22nd Street

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th Street

Where:Various locations including National Mechanics, 22 S. 3rd Street

Where:Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

    18+ Fantastic Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 16-21
    Rothman Institute Ice Rink | Photo courtesy Center City District Center City Restaurant Week, the Eagles in the NFC Championship game, the Philly Home Show and more... It's looking like a delightfully delicious week here in Philadelphia. Center City District Restaurant Week is in full swing at more than 120 different eateries where you can spend a night out enjoying a three-course meal.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

6 hours ago

Talisker and Laphroaig, the names of two Scot...

Talisker and Laphroaig, the names of two Scottish whiskies, have been used to name features on Mars. http://bbc.in/2EvQJIH

    Nasa rover visits 'Scotland' on Mars
    Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity is exploring a part of the planet named after Torridon in Scotland. Martian geological areas and features have been named by Nasa after places on Earth. Several of the names have been taken from Scotland and, as well as Torridon, there is a Siccar Point, Muck, Wick, Sandwick and Holyrood on Mars.
    http://www.bbc.com

7 hours ago

Visit The Print Center in January! #NewsLette...

Visit The Print Center in January! #NewsLetter http://conta.cc/2FCaqzU

    The Print Center
    Visit The Print Center in January! #NewsLetter http://conta.cc/2FCaqzU
    https://www.facebook.com

7 hours ago

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstag...

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a dialogue with Passing Strange's Music Director (and band leader) Amanda Morton.

    The Wilma Theater
    How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a...
    https://www.facebook.com

7 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their video.

Be sure to submit your ideas for our Nerdy Valentines by today, January 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET to be eligible to win some awesome prizes. http://bit.ly/2FiujMj

    The Franklin Institute
    Do you think you have what it takes to caption our set of Nerdy Valentines in 2018? We want your most romantic science puns for our newest batch of cards (and there are prizes). Learn more:...
    http://www.facebook.com

13 hours ago

14 hours ago

CVS to End Beauty Image Edits

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    CVS Pharmacy Promises to End Touchups of Its Beauty Images
    Pharmacy giant CVS announced Monday that it would ban touchups of images for beauty products from its stores, websites, social media and marketing materials. "We all want to be reflected in a true fashion, we want to look at photographs that feel real and authentic," Helena Foulkes, president of CVS Pharmacy, said in a video statement.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

14 hours ago

Trash Trouble for Neighborhoods in Philly

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Trash Trouble for Neighborhoods in Philly
    Philadelphia residents say trash has been sitting in their neighborhood for days. NBC10's Brandon Hudson finds out why.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

14 hours ago

NBC10 Responds: Man Wants Refund for Broken Man Cave Equipment

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    NBC10 Responds: Man Wants Refund for Broken Man Cave Equipment
    A man says he found the perfect piece of equipment to complete his man cave. It was an audio receiver he says he was excited about until it went on the blink more than once. When he wasn't able to get his money back, he contacted Harry Hairston and NBC10 Responds for help.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

14 hours ago

Planning for Success: Goal Setting for Professional Growth

200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Planning for Success: Goal Setting for Professional Growth - 1/16/2018
    Goal setting serves as a powerful tool to help us determine our priorities, make important decisions, stay focused, and ultimately follow our passions. Discovering how to effectively set and follow goals is beneficial for both personal and professional success. Gain insight from Dr. Karen Lawson, who will share tips for setting values-based goals resulting in greater satisfaction and improved productivity.
    http://www.chamberphl.com

14 hours ago

Keep Marching: Philly Celebrates MLK with Nine Student-Painted Sculptures Around Town

Location: Broad and Spruce streets

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Location: 7th and Arch streets

Location: 239 Arch street

Location: 440 North Broad street

    Keep Marching: Philly Celebrates MLK with Nine Student-Painted Sculptures Around Town
    This post is a part of a paid partnership with Comcast* Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and over the weekend painted busts of Dr. King were installed around Philadelphia to honor his legacy and celebrate his dream. These temporary additions to Philadelphia's public art and monument landscape are a part of a community art...
    http://streetsdept.com

16 hours ago

Just three more chances to see "The Sabbatica...

Just three more chances to see "The Sabbatical" from Bright Metal: Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights!

    Bright Metal Productions and Plays & Players Theatre present 'The Sabbatical'
    We're starting to reap the benefits of the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training and the University of the Arts MFA program in Devised Theatre. Bright Metal Productions, a brand-new company, created The Sabbatical as its graduate thesis last year. It's now being co-produced with Plays & Players Theatre.
    http://www.broadstreetreview.com

17 hours ago

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service...

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service! In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us January 15-19, 2018 for a week-long citizen archivist challenge. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives Catalog during Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Can you help us meet this challenge? Get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard beginning January 15. During that week, we’ll have a special expanded missions session and lots of featured records waiting to be transcribed. For our new volunteers, you’ll also find instructions on how to create an account and get started. You can help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to these records, those words are added to our Catalog – improving search results, and making our records more discoverable online. The added benefit is that we’re unlocking the sometimes difficult to read text for all to understand. We like to say that as we tag and transcribe, we are unlocking history. Transcribe and tag some of our holdings today, a handful of which are linked to below: The Indictment of Samuel Maccubbin involved in the Baltimore 'Riot' of 1861: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/278869 Deposition of John Snyder: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/18545806 Information provided by Lester Matz and John C. Childs filed in the U.S. Attorneys' Records on Spiro T. Agnew: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279167 Complaint Against the Prince Edward County School Board of Virginia: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279098 Fire Island National Seashore: A Proposal: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304849 History of Langley Air Field, Inception to March 1, 1935: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/66956741 John B. Gruelle's Patent Drawing and Oath for an Ornamental Design for a Doll: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/23902323

    Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog.
    http://education.blogs.archives.gov

20 hours ago

Grubspotting: Wuxi Braised Short Ribs at SUGA

SUGA is located at 1701 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

    Grubspotting: Wuxi Braised Short Ribs at SUGA
    SUGA, the Modern Chinese restaurant led by Philadelphia culinary legend, Susanna Foo and her son Gabe, is pleased to participate in Center City District's Restaurant Week program January 14 through January 26, 2018. One of the stand-out items on the $35 fixed-price dinner menu also includes a choice of dessert is the Wuxi Braised Short Ribs...
    http://phillygrub.wordpress.com

24 hours ago

How are humans changing the face of the Earth...

How are humans changing the face of the Earth? These images show the impact we are having on our environment. http://bit.ly/2jrGyuU

    15 before-and-after images that show how we're transforming the planet
    Human beings have replaced nature as the dominant force shaping Earth. We've cleared away forests, dammed up mighty rivers, paved vast roads, and transported thousands of species around the world. "To a large extent," two scientists wrote in 2015, "the future of the only place where life is known to exist is being determined by the actions of humans."
    https://www.vox.com

27 hours ago

Every other Monday, a member of the Mütter Mu...

Every other Monday, a member of the Mütter Museum staff takes a minute to showcase an item from our collection. This week, museum director Robert Hicks describes the cold hard facts about the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. If you haven't yet, get your flu shot! Stay tuned every other week for #MutterMinuteMonday

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Every other Monday, a member of the Mütter Museum staff takes a minute to showcase an item from our collection. This week, museum director Robert Hicks describes the cold hard facts about the...
    http://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

ALL THE DEAD BIDDLES (Underbite Theatre Company): Looks at life after death through lens of dark humor

[Plays & Players Skinner Studio, 1714 Delancey Place, Philadelphia]; January 11-21, 2018; playsandplayers.org

    ALL THE DEAD BIDDLES (Underbite Theatre Company): Looks at life after death through lens of dark humor
    A tough topic to tackle, the loss of a child, let alone inserting surreal comedic light on the vast precipice of boundless grief, yet playwright Shelli Pentimall Bookler of Underbite Theatre Company has done just that, with searing insight and sensitivity.
    http://phindie.com

28 hours ago

It's Industry Night at "All The Dead Biddles"...

It's Industry Night at "All The Dead Biddles"! 7:30PM, $15

    'Biddles' at Plays & Players: Witty, edgy comedy about grief
    Witty and immensely original, edgy and provocative, performed by four excellent actors, "All the Dead Biddles" by the Underbite Theatre Company (through Jan. 21 at Plays and Players Theatre) examines grief in all its messy, invasive craziness. - Hugh Hunter, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

29 hours ago

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service...

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service! In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us January 15-19, 2018 for a week-long citizen archivist challenge. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives Catalog during Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Can you help us meet this challenge? Get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard beginning January 15. During that week, we’ll have a special expanded missions session and lots of featured records waiting to be transcribed. For our new volunteers, you’ll also find instructions on how to create an account and get started. You can help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to these records, those words are added to our Catalog – improving search results, and making our records more discoverable online. The added benefit is that we’re unlocking the sometimes difficult to read text for all to understand. We like to say that as we tag and transcribe, we are unlocking history. Transcribe and tag some of our holdings today, a handful of which are linked to below: https://education.blogs.archives.gov/2018/01/10/citizen-archivist-service-week/

    Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog.
    http://education.blogs.archives.gov

30 hours ago

“Science investigates; religion interprets. S...

“Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. http://onforb.es/1n6X3Oq

    The Franklin Institute
    "Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values....
    http://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in fai...

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith ‘twas strange, ‘twas passing strange.” – OTHELLO, Act One, Scene 3 Take a deep dive into the world of PASSING STRANGE in Walter Bilderback's (Production Dramaturg and Literary Manager) Open Stages blog post. #WilmaPassingStrange is now playing through February 18.

    OPEN STAGE ONLINE: PASSING STRANGE
    by Walter Bilderback "My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange." - Othello, Act One, Scene 3 Passing Strange is, first and foremost, a coming of age story. Although it shares some moments with Stew's real life, it is not autobiographical.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

31 hours ago

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we sh...

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we share with you the image of a work by Martin Puryear that was in our last exhibition Martin Puryear: Prints, 1962-2016. Image: Martin Puryear, MLK Elegi, 1968, Soft ground etching and aquatint, with burnishing, on wove paper. © Martin Puryear, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery http://printcenter.org/100/puryear/

    The Print Center
    In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we share with you the image of a work by Martin Puryear that was in our last exhibition Martin Puryear: Prints, 1962-2016. Image: Martin Puryear, MLK Elegi,...
    https://www.facebook.com

37 hours ago

46 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association upda...

Washington Square by John Sloan - Delaware Art Museum

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Washington Square by John Sloan - Delaware Art Museum
    https://www.facebook.com

47 hours ago

Who is up for a cosmic road trip? http://bzfd...

Who is up for a cosmic road trip? http://bzfd.it/2Ft91eM

    You Can Visit The Entire Solar System Without Leaving The United States
    And here's how!
    https://www.buzzfeed.com

2 days ago

REMINDER: Send us your Nerdy Valentine ideas ...

REMINDER: Send us your Nerdy Valentine ideas and you may be rewarded with some amazing prizes (Contest ends January 16, 2018 at 12 pm ET). http://bit.ly/2FiujMj

    The Franklin Institute Nerdy Valentines Contest
    Here at The Franklin Institute, we are already getting ready for the Giant Heartiest of holidays, Valentine's Day, and we need your help!
    https://www.fi.edu

2 days ago

Condo fire above Rittenhouse Square hotel

It happened shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday at the Warwick Hotel building on the 200 block of South 17th Street.

    Condo fire above Rittenhouse Square hotel
    Firefighters responded to a fire at a condo above a Rittenhouse Square hotel.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared Philadelphia Sc...

Mark your calendars, Philadelphia! The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival takes over the City of Brotherly Love from April 20, 2018 through April 28, 2018. http://bit.ly/2jeeCL0

    Philadelphia Science Festival 2018
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

6abc Loves the Arts: Curtis Symphony Orchestra

300 S Broad St

    6abc Loves the Arts: Curtis Symphony Orchestra
    The Curtis Institute of Music is one of the most exclusive music colleges in the world and the school's Symphony Orchestra is kicking off a new season with sounds from around the world. "It'll be a very moving experience for people," promises David Ludwig, a composer, Curtis instructor and chair of the school's Composition Studies.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

SEPTA 5761 posted 6 photos to Flickr:

3 days ago

Our neighborhood is home to many of the @mura...

Our neighborhood is home to many of the @muralarts masterpieces. Here you can see one of their many tours that comes through to see them at our very own Sartain Garden!

    Washington Square West Civic Association
    Our neighborhood is home to many of the @muralarts masterpieces. Here you can see one of their many tours that comes through to see them at our very own Sartain Garden!
    https://www.facebook.com

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