14 hours ago

Reminder! PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Remembe...

Reminder! PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Remember: We will have half days Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week for Parent-Teacher Conferences! If you have not scheduled a parent-teacher conference, please contact your child's teacher. http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/directory BOOK FAIR We will have a book fair during the conferences, please stop by! (and volunteer for an hour if you can!) PAINTING PROJECTS Want to make the school look amazing for the students? Come help us for an hour! Let's give all of our Tigers an amazing gym and science classroom for the holidays! To sign up, and make a difference at our school, click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-tigers

    Tigers, Books, and Science, oh my!
    Do you have an hour (or more) in the upcoming half days before Thanksgiving? Help us make a difference at school! We have various projects we'd like to tackle, and we need YOUR help! SCHOOL SPIRIT The gym was re-painted by Villanova volunteers earlier in the year, come and help us the final touches by adding some school spirit in the form of tiger paws!
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15 hours ago

Believed to be at least eight millennia old, ...

Believed to be at least eight millennia old, engravings in Arabia are possibly be the oldest depictions of dogs known to archaeologists. http://bit.ly/2jBmlrj

    These may be the world's first images of dogs-and they're wearing leashes
    Carved into a sandstone cliff on the edge of a bygone river in the Arabian Desert, a hunter draws his bow for the kill. He is accompanied by 13 dogs, each with its own coat markings; two animals have lines running from their necks to the man's waist.
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18 hours ago

NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! ...

NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! Kickstart your holiday shopping while supporting your local museum! Plus, get rewarded for being a patron: Take home a FREE TOTE BAG with any purchase over $50. Visit the #BarnesShop on the lower level.

    The Barnes Foundation
    NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! Kickstart your holiday shopping while supporting your local museum! Plus, get rewarded for being a patron: Take home a FREE TOTE BAG with any purchase...
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19 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Enjoy a night among the stars at The Franklin Institute’s next Science After Hours going behind the scenes of your favorite movies and discovering the science of the cinema. http://bit.ly/2xGPEea

    Science After Hours: Hollywood
    The silver screen comes to life at the most glamorous Science After Hours of the year! Discover the secrets behind your favorite films, from the science...
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22 hours ago

Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 18...

Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 1894. Great-grandson of author Victor Hugo, he was a painter, illustrator, and theatre designer whose work brought him into contact with some of the most influential figures of 20th century art: Jean Cocteau, Pablo Picasso, Erik Satie, Marcel Proust, and many more. In addition to avant-garde theatre, he notably designed the costumes and sets for Carl Dreyer’s film “The Passion of Joan of Arc.” His personal work was modest in scale and dream-like in tone, mingling the influences of Henri Rousseau, Nicolas Poussin, and the Italian Primitives. He produced quiet, light-filled landscapes and scenes of magical realism like this small tempera painting from 1931. 🎨 Jean Hugo. The Flight (Beginning of the End of the World), 1931

    The Barnes Foundation
    Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 1894. Great-grandson of author Victor Hugo, he was a painter, illustrator, and theatre designer whose work brought him into contact with some of the most...
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23 hours ago

The Barnes Foundation shared Mural Arts Phila...

Last chance to be part of this monumental citywide project! Drop in on Sunday, Nov. 19 as Monument Lab's curatorial team shares some of their exciting discoveries and answers questions about preliminary findings. FREE. Just walk up at 20th and the Parkway 1–5 pm. #MonumentLab

    After Monument Lab: Research Debrief Open House
    Since this summer, we've hosted a field research office for Monument Lab at The Barnes Foundation, holding idea-gathering sessions as well as artist...
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24 hours ago

The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past o...

The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past our building today. Best wishes to all of the runners in this year’s event. Give us a wave as you speed by! http://bit.ly/1l9Crn4 IMAGE: Étienne-Jules Marey (French, 1830-1904) | Running | 1883

    The Franklin Institute
    The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past our building today. Best wishes to all of the runners in this year's event. Give us a wave as you speed by! http://bit.ly/1l9Crn4 IMAGE: Étienne-Jules...
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"Slantjng Sqjare", 18.5" x 17" x 4", ceramic ...

"Slantjng Sqjare", 18.5" x 17" x 4", ceramic and steel sculpture by Sally Van Orden. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/sally-van-orden

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Slantjng Sqjare", 18.5" x 17" x 4", ceramic and steel sculpture by Sally Van Orden. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/sally-van-orden
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39 hours ago

"Persephone Series: Flower Becomes Wallpaper ...

"Persephone Series: Flower Becomes Wallpaper II", 62" x 36", acrylic on canvas painting by Gus Sermas at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/gus-sermas

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Persephone Series: Flower Becomes Wallpaper II", 62" x 36", acrylic on canvas painting by Gus Sermas at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/gus-sermas
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39 hours ago

"Little Landscape 1", gouache, casein, gold l...

"Little Landscape 1", gouache, casein, gold leaf, punch shapes, decorative papers and print remnants on Japanese handmade paper, 10" x 9" by Diane Pieri. Included in her "Landscape Fragments" exhibition on view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/diane-pieri

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Little Landscape 1", gouache, casein, gold leaf, punch shapes, decorative papers and print remnants on Japanese handmade paper, 10" x 9" by Diane Pieri. Included in her "Landscape Fragments"...
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40 hours ago

"The Magic Lake #1", 22" x 30", oil on Arches...

"The Magic Lake #1", 22" x 30", oil on Arches oil paper painting by Laura Marconi. On view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/laura-marconi

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "The Magic Lake #1", 22" x 30", oil on Arches oil paper painting by Laura Marconi. On view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/laura-marconi
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40 hours ago

"Blues 10", 30" x 30", acrylic on canvas pain...

"Blues 10", 30" x 30", acrylic on canvas painting by Kassem Amoudi. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/kassem-amoudi

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Blues 10", 30" x 30", acrylic on canvas painting by Kassem Amoudi. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/kassem-amoudi
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40 hours ago

As part of “Terracotta Warriors of The First ...

As part of “Terracotta Warriors of The First Emperor,” on view through March 4, 2018, The Franklin Institute has developed a special Augmented Reality experience for the exhibition. http://bit.ly/2xdSuKy Download our Terracotta Warriors AR app today for iPhone or Android to experience this wonder of archaeology in a whole new way: http://bit.ly/tcwar

    A better life through augmented reality? Really!
    What do the Franklin Institute, Ikea North America Services, QVC, and the Fringe Fest have in common? They're betting on augmented reality - a commingling of the real world we live in with computer-generated imagery that makes the scene better (or weirder) for consumers.
    http://www.philly.com

42 hours ago

FIN Broadcast: Community Meeting Notice

FIN Broadcast: Community Meeting Notice

    FIN Broadcast: Community Meeting Notice
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43 hours ago

The first American to travel into space, Alan...

The first American to travel into space, Alan Shepard, was born on this day in 1923. Shepard’s first voyage outside of the Earth’s atmosphere in 1961, in the capsule Freedom 7, lasted just over 15 minutes. Shepard would return to space in 1971 as part of the Apollo 14 mission to the moon. https://go.nasa.gov/2jzZFaC IMAGE: Alan Shepard | 1963 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    The first American to travel into space, Alan Shepard, was born on this day in 1923. Shepard's first voyage outside of the Earth's atmosphere in 1961, in the capsule Freedom 7, lasted just over 15...
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46 hours ago

Louis Daguerre, who was born on this day in 1...

Louis Daguerre, who was born on this day in 1787, developed the photographic process known as daguerreotype photography. At the time, in the 1830s, Daguerre’s system could create a photograph after a low exposure time of just twenty minutes. http://bit.ly/1NpUnTT IMAGE: William G. Mason (American) | [North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] | between 1842 and 1845 | The Library of Congress, Washington, DC

    The Franklin Institute
    Louis Daguerre, who was born on this day in 1787, developed the photographic process known as daguerreotype photography. At the time, in the 1830s, Daguerre's system could create a photograph after a...
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46 hours ago

Calling all rising musicians: Apply for a Bar...

Calling all rising musicians: Apply for a Barnes Ensemble Fellowship Inspired by Albert Barnes’s unconventional approach to arranging art, the Barnes Ensemble seeks musicians who have completed their training and are now in the first substantial phase of their professional careers. Applications for all winds, brass, percussion, and strings close January 1, 2018: http://bit.ly/barnes-ensemble-apply

    The Barnes Foundation
    Calling all rising musicians: Apply for a Barnes Ensemble Fellowship Inspired by Albert Barnes's unconventional approach to arranging art, the Barnes Ensemble seeks musicians who have completed...
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2 days ago

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    TO INSTALL A 11.520KW SOLAR ARRAY CONSISTING OF 36 LG320W SOLAR MODULES ONTO ROOFTOP WITH AN OUTBACK FLEXPOWER THREE FRX OFF GRID INVERTER (EDUCATIONAL FACILITY)

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  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF 10 SFD UNITS AND ONE FAMILY UNIT FOUR STORIES INCLUDING CELLAR, SHARED DRIVEWAY OFF STREET PARKING AND ROOF DECK AS PER PLANS

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  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF 10 SFD UNITS AND ONE FAMILY UNIT FOUR STORIES INCLUDING CELLAR, SHARED DRIVEWAY OFF STREET PARKING AND ROOF DECK AS PER PLANS

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  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF 10 SFD UNITS AND ONE FAMILY UNIT FOUR STORIES INCLUDING CELLAR, SHARED DRIVEWAY OFF STREET PARKING AND ROOF DECK AS PER PLANS

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  • NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

    FOR THE ERECTION OF 10 SFD UNITS AND ONE FAMILY UNIT FOUR STORIES INCLUDING CELLAR, SHARED DRIVEWAY OFF STREET PARKING AND ROOF DECK AS PER PLANS

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#KieferRodin opening night. Exactly 100 years...

#KieferRodin opening night. Exactly 100 years after #Rodin’s death, we bring his legacy back to life with an exhibition presenting contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer’s experimental responses to the masterworks of Rodin. #Rodin100

    The Barnes Foundation
    KieferRodin opening night. Exactly 100 years after #Rodin's death, we bring his legacy back to life with an exhibition presenting contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer's experimental responses to the...
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared Fairm...

Cerulean Arts will be participating in the Art Museum Area Small Business Saturday, November 25, 12-6pm. Visit artmuseumareaphl.com/sbs2017 to learn more about special offers and view all the participating businesses. Shop Small!

    Art Museum Area Small Business Saturday
    Pickup a "Small Biz Passport" from participating locations, visit multiple locations, and enter to win great local prizes. All while supporting your...
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2 days ago

New research suggests that winemaking may hav...

New research suggests that winemaking may have gotten its start at least eight thousand years ago. http://n.pr/2jqIyba

    Georgian Jars Hold 8,000-Year-Old Winemaking Clues
    Anthropologist Patrick McGovern, at the University of Pennsylvania, has been pursuing the origins of wine for many years, and that search took him to the mountainous areas east of the Black Sea, in what is today Georgia, Armenia, and Iran. "Everything pointed to that region as the area to investigate," he says.
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2 days ago

The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived at Warin...

The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived at Waring Elementary! Shop and give back at the same time- Laura Waring earns book money from every purchase made through our sale. You can find the link below where you can shop for yourself or even shop for our school by purchasing books off of our wish list! The online sale is open until November 28- stock up on holiday gifts!!! Comment below with any questions!! http://onlinebookfairs.scholastic.com/entrance.aspx?FID=3843317&direct=Y

    Shop the Book Fair Online
    It's Book Fair time! Shop the Online Book Fair for books your students will love.
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2 days ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

Tickets are available now!

    Barenaked Ladies
    LAST SUMMER ON EARTH TOUR 2018 TICKETS ON SALE TODAY 10AM LOCAL! Go to barenakedladies.com for more info #LSOE2018 #BNLBTEKTT
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2 days ago

Fairmount CDC shared their event.

Next Saturday!! Support #local #small business in our community 🛍♥️ Go to artmuseumareaphl.com to learn more and view participating businesses

    Art Museum Area Small Business Saturday
    Pickup a "Small Biz Passport" from participating locations, visit multiple locations, and enter to win great local prizes. All while supporting your...
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2 days ago

Fairmount CDC added 4 new photos.

🥁 Last night’s #FOODFIGHT winners... Irie Jamaican Restaurant Bar Hygge and High Point Cafe 🎉🎉 thanks so much for being a part of our big night! . .. ... .... #artmuseumarea #phillyfoodie #fairmount #brewerytown #goodeats #fairmountcdc @artmuseumarea

    Fairmount CDC
    Fairmount CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2,429 likes · 21 talking about this · 69 were here. Fairmount CDC seeks to foster appropriate and beneficial development while preserving the neighborhood's...
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2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

Smith at Philadelphia Marathon 2017 Health & Fitness Expo Today + Adjusted Visiting Hours Tomorrow We are excited to be in the Kids Zone at the #PhillyMarathon Health & Fitness Expo today--come visit us! Also, don't forget we will open 1 hour late tomorrow due to the half marathon course and will resume regular visiting hours on Sunday. Weekend Visiting Hours: Saturday, November 18 | 11am-4pm Sunday, November 19 | 10am-4pm View scheduled road closures: http://smithplayground.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/DriveClosures2017.pdf #smithplays #phillymarathon #visitinghours #roadclosures #kids #family

    Philadelphia Marathon
    Today is the day! Well, the first of three big days actually. The Health & Fitness Expo kicks off American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Philly Marathon Weekend at the PA Convention Center...
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2 days ago

“Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.” -B...

“Fools make feasts and wise men eat them.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1745. http://bit.ly/1Z1Wq64 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732-1806) | Benjamin Franklin | c. 1778 | The Art Institute of Chicago

    The Franklin Institute
    "Fools make feasts and wise men eat them." -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1745. http://bit.ly/1Z1Wq64 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Jean Honoré Fragonard (French, 1732-1806) | Benjamin...
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2 days ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association added ...

Reminder! PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Remember: We will have half days Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week for Parent-Teacher Conferences! If you have not scheduled a parent-teacher conference, please contact your child's teacher. http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/directory BOOK FAIR We will have a book fair during the conferences, please stop by! (and volunteer for an hour if you can!) PAINTING PROJECTS Want to make the school look amazing for the students? Come help us for an hour! Let's give all of our Tigers an amazing gym and science classroom for the holidays! To sign up, and make a difference, click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-tigers

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Bache-Martin Home & School Association. 345 likes. To support the goals and objectives of Bache-Martin Elementary School in Philadelphia, PA.
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2 days ago

Today marks one year since the Performance Ga...

Today marks one year since the Performance Garage reopened to reveal its state-of-the-art renovations. Thank you to everyone who has supported Philadelphia's home for dance this year! #phlarts #phillydance

    Performance Garage
    Today marks one year since the Performance Garage reopened to reveal its state-of-the-art renovations. Thank you to everyone who has supported Philadelphia's home for dance this year! #phlarts...
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