3 min ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson shared a post.

    Lauren Summers
    Hi! BIG UPDATE!! Huge thank you to Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation! We are getting the rest of the playground finished in Spring 2018 with new big kid swings and play...
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7 min 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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32 min 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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39 min 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.
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3 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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6 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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6 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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14 hours ago

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14 hours ago

Tom Shakely posted 2 photos to Flickr:
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20 hours ago

#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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23 hours 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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23 hours 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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25 hours 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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25 hours 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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26 hours 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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26 hours 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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26 hours ago

Center City District shared Philly ChitChat's...

    Philly ChitChat
    First Look at Rothman Skating Rink & gorgeous garden - maze at Dilworth Park http://www.phillychitchat.com/2017/11/maze.html
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26 hours 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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27 hours 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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27 hours 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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27 hours 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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27 hours ago

Love this Philadelphia Magazine Q&A with Cent...

Love this Philadelphia Magazine Q&A with Center City District's Michelle Shannon!

    I Love My Job: Meet Center City's Biggest Cheerleader
    No one knows Philly's downtown better than Michelle Shannon. We're pretty certain that no one knows more about Center City than Michelle Shannon, the woman who's been pushing downtown Philadelphia's development for nearly 30 years. Shannon's love affair with Center City started well before she began working for Center City District where she's been for 20 years now.
    http://www.phillymag.com

28 hours ago

ON SALE NOW: Ian Anderson presents Jethro Tul...

ON SALE NOW: Ian Anderson presents Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary Tour live at the Mann on Saturday, September 8th.

    Ian Anderson Presents Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary Tour | The Mann Center
    Ian Anderson, known throughout the world of rock music as the flute and voice behind the legendary Jethro Tull, celebrates his 50th year as an international recording and performing musician in 2018. Don't miss JETHRO TULL live at the Mann on Saturday, September 8th for one night only.
    http://manncenter.org

29 hours ago

ON SALE NOW: Barenaked Ladies return to the M...

ON SALE NOW: Barenaked Ladies return to the Mann on the Last Summer On Earth Tour on June 26th with special guests Better Than Ezra & KT Tunstall 🌞

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    ON SALE NOW: Barenaked Ladies return to the Mann on the Last Summer On Earth Tour on June 26th with special guests Better Than Ezra & KT Tunstall 🌞
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29 hours ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse updated...

Join us for our annual Winter Wonderland 2017 celebration presented by PECO on Saturday, December 9th from 10am-12pm. Families are invited to Smith for festivities that include holiday decorations, an ice carving demonstration, messy arts, s'mores making, and live music by Alex & the Kaleidoscope. Details & Tickets: https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/Winter2017

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Join us for our annual Winter Wonderland 2017 celebration presented by PECO on Saturday, December 9th from 10am-12pm. Families are invited to Smith for festivities that include holiday decorations,...
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30 hours ago

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market opens for...

Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market opens for the season tomorrow at Dilworth Park.

    28 incredible things to do in Philadelphia this weekend
    As we sail on into mid November, Philadelphia is keeping busy with tons of weekend events. Over the next three days, board-game lovers can check out the first-of-its-kind PAX Unplugged at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It's three days of activities dedicated to analog, table gaming.
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30 hours ago

Today, November 17, 2017 marks the 100th anni...

Today, November 17, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of Auguste Rodin's death. Join us TONIGHT as we bring his legacy back to life through #KIEFERRODIN, part of a worldwide series of #RODIN100 tributes to the father of modern sculpture. The Barnes is the only US venue for this must-see exhibition, co-organized with Musée Rodin in Paris. Opening party tickets: http://bit.ly/KieferRodin-opening

    Centenaire Rodin : official website | 100 years 1917-2017 | Musée Rodin
    Discover the programm of the centenary of the death of Rodin, in France as in the world. Exhibitions, news, maps...
    http://www.rodin100.org

30 hours ago

As you start gearing up for holiday shopping ...

As you start gearing up for holiday shopping on Cyber Monday, remember you can support Friends of Bache-Martin just by shopping through Amazon Smile. Amazon Smiles's .5% of eligible purchases really does add up. #StartWithaSmile here http://ow.ly/HLWe306nR0Z. Just search Friends of Bache Martin to add them as your charity of choice and keep shopping!!

    AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
    https://smile.amazon.com

30 hours ago

Today is National Take a Hike Day! Grab a fri...

Today is National Take a Hike Day! Grab a friend and hit the trails to enjoy this beautiful fall weather! 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Two Figures on a Path (Deux figures dans un sentier), 1906

    The Barnes Foundation
    Today is National Take a Hike Day! Grab a friend and hit the trails to enjoy this beautiful fall weather! 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Two Figures on a Path (Deux figures dans un sentier), 1906
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30 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Tomorrow, November 18, 2017, joins for a day full of activities celebrating the sour, bitter, salty, savory and sweet science of food at our all ages Kitchen Science Day. http://bit.ly/2yPBTxd

    Kitchen Science Day
    For one day only, The Franklin Institute will celebrate the sweet and savory science of food with a day of free programming for the whole family!...
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32 hours ago

Have you changed your hours? You used to be o...

Have you changed your hours? You used to be open 10am to 5pm Wednesday to Monday. Now your website shows 11am to 5pm. Is this correct, or an error?

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38 hours ago

38 hours ago

George Kurzik posted 1 photo to Flickr:
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45 hours ago

Do you have an hour (or more) in the upcoming...

Do you have an hour (or more) in the upcoming half days before Thanksgiving? Help us make a difference at school, we need YOUR help! **SCHOOL SPIRIT** Help us give the gym a little bit of school spirit by helping us paint tiger paws! No experience, or creative abilities, necessary! **BOOK FAIR** We need parents to help staff the book fair, hours available from 9 to 5:30 pm! Come and help our young bookworms choose fresh reading materials for the holidays! **SCIENCE ROOM REVAMP** Into DIY? Help us transform the K-4th science class by helping us paint their tables with science themes! To sign up, just 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!
    http://www.signupgenius.com

47 hours ago

"A serious & stimulating exhibition, one I ex...

"A serious & stimulating exhibition, one I expect to be thinking about for a long time. It provokes ideas not just about the two artists being shown, but about the entire course of Western architecture & art." ––Philadelphia Inquirer #KIEFERRODIN opens Nov. 17. http://bit.ly/KieferRodin

    'Kiefer Rodin' exhibit at the Barnes Foundation is a thrilling and stimulating mashup
    Anselm Kiefer and Auguste Rodin, featured at the Barnes Foundation in a joint exhibition, find common ground across the centuries in the great medieval cathedrals. The exciting show opens Friday and runs through March 12. - Thomas Hine, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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47 hours ago

Bar Hygge is serving up juice and cookies at ...

Bar Hygge is serving up juice and cookies at the Fairmount Food Fight Tonight! Adult Caprisuns and Nonna’s Cookies for everyone! #fairmountfoodfight #barhygge #juiceandcookies

    Bar Hygge
    Bar Hygge is serving up juice and cookies at the Fairmount Food Fight Tonight! Adult Caprisuns and Nonna's Cookies for everyone! #fairmountfoodfight #barhygge #juiceandcookies
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2 days ago

Recently coined by scientists from the Univer...

Recently coined by scientists from the University of Portsmouth in England, the term 'kleptopredation' is defined as the act of hunting an animal with a full stomach and was first observed being employed by a particular kind of sea slug. http://bit.ly/2iX1DSl

    Kleptopredation is a new scientific term for super-sizing a meal at sea
    Kleptropredation isn't a crime, though the newly-coined term has a criminal ring, and the act is kind of like theft-meets-murder-in-a-meal. Technically, it's when a predator eats prey that has just hunted and has a full belly-such that the predator ends up eating its prey's prey as well.
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2 days ago

There are a couple of spots still available i...

There are a couple of spots still available in Allison Syvertsen's Gouache Painting Workshop - registration deadline is today! https://ceruleanarts.com/products/gouache-painting-with-allison-syvertsen

    Gouache Painting with Allison Syvertsen
    Learn the fundamentals of painting with gouache, an opaque watercolor paint. A portable, fast-drying, and easy-to-clean-up alternative to oils, gouache is great for travel or limited working time and space. Explore color and painting techniques through still life and outdoor views. Don't miss Allison's exhibition on view November 1 - 25.
    https://ceruleanarts.com

2 days ago

Ceramic and steel sculptures by Cerulean Arts...

Ceramic and steel sculptures by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Sally Van Orden on view now through December 9. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/sally-van-orden

    Sally Van Orden
    Resume Abstracjct Landslag II, ceramic and steel, 11.5" x 11.5" x 1.5" AvailableAbstracjct Landslag III, ceramic and steel, 11.5" x 11.5" x 1.5" AvailableAbst
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2 days ago

Solo exhibition by Cerulean Arts Collective M...

Solo exhibition by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Gus Sermas on view now through December 9. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/gus-sermas

    Gus Sermas
    Resume Artist's Statement NEZHAT and the Butterfly Flower, oil on canvas, 64" x 64" AvailableHeart Flower: Yellow Heart, acrylic on hardboard, 30" x 22" Avail
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2 days ago

Support Tiger Tech!!! Remember: Our First Le...

Support Tiger Tech!!! Remember: Our First Lego League Robotics teams are fundraising TOMORROW, during lunch. $1 pretzels $0.50 chips The funds will be used for their upcoming competition at Central High School!

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Support Tiger Tech!!! Remember: Our First Lego League Robotics teams are fundraising TOMORROW, during lunch. $1 pretzels $0.50 chips The funds will be used for their upcoming competition at...
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2 days ago

You asked, we delivered. Starting tonight, we...

You asked, we delivered. Starting tonight, we’ll be serving Brisket Sandwiches every Thursday! Our house smoked brisket topped with Carolina barbecue sauce and creamy rye horseradish slaw on a toasted sesame seed bun - only available once a week so get in here and get your fix! #barhygge #brisketthursdays

    Bar Hygge
    You asked, we delivered. Starting tonight, we'll be serving Brisket Sandwiches every Thursday! Our house smoked brisket topped with Carolina barbecue sauce and creamy rye horseradish slaw on a...
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