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Hot off the press! Carrier Pigeon #17 feature...

Hot off the press! Carrier Pigeon #17 features one of ten original, solarplate etchings by A.J. Springer, a flip book by Andre Da Loba, acetate pages, a do-it-yourself paper sculpture wrap called "Dress Your Rocket" by contributing artist Michael McKeown and a foil stamped and embossed cover by the issue's graphic designer Kurt McGhee. Pick one up now in the Gallery Store or online! For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2 https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/carrier-pigeon-17-birds-of-a-feather


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Honored to receive the W.E.B. Dubois Award wi...

Honored to receive the W.E.B. Dubois Award with @wallo267 by the I Care Academy ✊🏾💪🏾


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18th-century acting superstar David Garrick h...

18th-century acting superstar David Garrick has a birthday on February 19; he would have been 401. Though he may no longer be a household name, Garrick is partly responsible for contemporary culture’s reverence of Shakespeare, as well as for the genesis of the Rosenbach’s Shakespeare collection which visitors may encounter while exploring of Dr. Rosenbach’s library.

    From One Shakespeare Collector to Another: David Garrick and Dr. Rosenbach
    18th-century acting superstar David Garrick has a birthday on February 19; he would have been 401. Though he may no longer be a household name, Garrick is partly responsible for contemporary culture's reverence of Shakespeare, as well as for the genesis of the Rosenbach's Shakespeare collection which visitors may encounter while exploring of Dr. Rosenbach's library.
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Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Join Philadelphia Film Society in celebrating the year in film with our Best Picture Weekend at the Prince. Catch eight of the #BestPicture nominees, all on the biggest screen in Center City from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25: http://filmadelphia.org/best-picture-weekend-at-the-prince/

    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
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Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

Next month our home College of Physicians of Philadelphia is co-hosting a session with speakers from the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic at Childrens Hospital Of Philidelphia, to discuss how to make spaces safer for trans, gender-variant, and gender-nonconforming youth.

    Understanding Gender Identity and Development in 2018
    Understanding Gender Identity and Development in 2018
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The Franklin Institute’s chief bioscientist, ...

The Franklin Institute’s chief bioscientist, Jayatri Das, breaks down a new blood test that was recently approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to improve concussion diagnosis. http://bit.ly/2ojeptf

    Will the First Blood Test for Concussions be a Game Changer?
    Here in Philadelphia, we're still relishing the thrill of long-awaited victory as the ticker tape from the Eagles' Super Bowl parade flutters from the trees. Even as we watched the game, however, we couldn't escape the ever-present risk of brain injuries in football, as several players suffered game-ending hits.
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Philadelphia Art Alliance at The University o...

YOU'RE INVITED: OPEN HOUSE RSVP today at bit.ly/2DVuOL2 As of mid January the Philadelphia Art Alliance is at the University of the Arts! The merger has been a long time coming and we're just getting started imagining the possibilities. We'll be hosting two open house events on Wednesday, March 28 and hope you can join us for one or both events! 9 -11am Morning Coffee & Conversation View the exhibit and join a Q&A over coffee OR 5-7pm Evening Reception & Discussion View the exhibit and join a Q&A over drinks and light hors d’oeuvres RSVP today at bit.ly/2DVuOL2 *FREE and open to the public

    Open House
    YOU'RE INVITED: OPEN HOUSE RSVP today at bit.ly/2DVuOL2 As of mid January the Philadelphia Art Alliance is at the University of the Arts! The merger...
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18 hours ago

Rittenhouse Square tower plan tweaked to add hotel-length stays and $2.5M-and-up condos

Southern Land decided to offer stays of as little as a few nights at a time in furnished units within the 48-story tower at 1911 Walnut St. in response to demand for hotel-style accommodations in the upscale neighborhood, development manager Brian Emmons said in an interview Friday.

The company plans to open a sales office in the coming months in nearby 1845 Walnut St. to market the 54 units planned on the floors set aside for condominiums, which are being marketed as the Laurel, Emmons said. Groundbreaking is expected by spring 2019.

    Rittenhouse Square tower plan tweaked to add hotel-length stays and $2.5M-and-up condos - Philly
    Southern Land Co. decided to offer stays of as little as a few nights at a time in furnished units within the 48-story tower at 1911 Walnut St. in response to demand for hotel-style accommodations in the upscale section of the city
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Today is National CSA Day, the most popular t...

Today is National CSA Day, the most popular time to join a local farms' CSA. Read the newsletter to learn more about the program and about the markets open tomorrow: Rittenhouse & Chestnut Hill.

    Farmers' Markets and National CSA Day
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20 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

The second Science After Hours event of 2018 delves into the romantic side of science. Join us for "Love and Lust" on February 27, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GbKRpt

    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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Center City District shared Dilworth Park's p...

    55 Stellar Things to Do in Philadelphia This Weekend
    Dilworth Park Wintergarden | Photo courtesy Dilworth Park How can you celebrate the weekend in Philly? Let us count the ways... If the (glorious) weather from earlier this week is any indication, winter is on its way out - and, sadly, so is one of the city's major winter attractions.
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Use these icebreakers on 12 of the hiring companies at NET/WORK Philly

The Malvern-based mutual fund giant opened a Philadelphia innovation studio for research and development, at 2300 Chestnut, over the summer.

    Use these icebreakers on 12 of the hiring companies at NET/WORK Philly - Technical.ly Philly
    When new companies come onto the Technically Talent platform, we do deep research to find out what makes them tick. So, with 12 of these companies attending NET/WORK Philly next week, it only made sense for us to compile this CliffsNotes of sorts for local job seekers.
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“Reading makes a full Man, Meditation a profo...

“Reading makes a full Man, Meditation a profound Man, Discourse a clear Man.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738. http://bit.ly/1SkrJX6 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Louis Jacques Cathelin (French, 1738-1804) | [Benjamin Franklin, né à Boston le 17 janvier 1706 - eripuit cœlo fulmen sceptrum que tyrannis] | 1780 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


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Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Join Philadelphia Film Society in celebrating the year in film with our Best Picture Weekend at the Prince. Catch eight of the #BestPicture nominees, all on the biggest screen in Center City from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25: http://filmadelphia.org/best-picture-weekend-at-the-prince/

    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
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39 hours ago

What Will $2,100 Rent You In Philadelphia, Right Now?

Here's a 900-square-foot 1-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom apartment at 38 N 21st St. that's going for $2,055 / month.

Next, there's this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment located at 2308 Lombard St. It's listed for $2,030 / month for its 700 square feet of space.

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Next, check out this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment that's located at 320 Walnut St. It's listed for $2,050 / month.

Located at 406 S 9th St., here's a 750-square-foot 1-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom apartment that's listed for $2,045/ month.

Listed at $2,035 / month, this 685-square-foot 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is located at 200 N 16th St.

    What Will $2,100 Rent You In Philadelphia, Right Now?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Philadelphia? We've rounded up the latest rental listings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to hunting down housing in Philadelphia if you've got a budget of $2,100 / month. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS: Collaborative Histories:...

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS: Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications On view through April 21, 2018 Image: Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné, 2018, Installation view, Photo Jaime Alvarez http://printcenter.org/100/collab-histories-by-the-book/


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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Open Sessions 2018-20...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Open Sessions 2018-2020, The Drawing Center | The program is organized by Open Sessions Curators Rosario Güiraldes and Lisa Sigal. | Deadline: due by February 26 | #CallForEntry http://www.drawingcenter.org/en/drawingcenter/574/open-sessions/


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After an absence of more than a century, the ...

After an absence of more than a century, the white-letter hairstreak butterfly (Satyrium w-album) has begun to recover in Scotland. http://bit.ly/2C9jv4z

    Butterfly species breeding in Scotland again after 130 years
    A BUTTERFLY whose numbers have seen dramatic decline in recent years is breeding in Scotland for the first time in 130 years, experts have said.
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41 hours ago

Knight Foundation is asking How can #tech con...

Knight Foundation is asking How can #tech connect people to the #arts & each other? The foundation is looking to support new ideas in #Philly & nationally w/ $50k via #prototypefund. Deadline: March 6

    How can we use technology to connect people to the arts? Knight seeks ideas
    Sometimes it is hard to find the poetry in technology. Though most people use technology as part of their daily life, the coldness of machines makes it easy to overlook the richness of human culture that flows through their circuits.
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43 hours ago

The Franklin Institute added an event.

Join us for an evening of ‘out of this world’ astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts. Night Skies in the Observatory is a monthly stargazing event connecting you to celestial objects in the night sky including stars, planets, and nebulae using telescopes in Bloom Observatory and at ‘Ben’s Starlight Lounge’ on our 5th floor rooftop observation deck, featuring a cash bar. Build your own experience from any combination of planetarium shows, a live science talk on astronomy or space science, hands-on astronomy activities and continuous telescopic observing all evening (weather permitting). The program is staffed with knowledgeable observers and free star maps are provided. Tickets at $10 for the general public and $5 for members. Details here: http://bit.ly/2opkncg Featured programming for this program will be announced soon. IMAGE: The Sword of Orion | 2006 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This event is part of The Franklin Institute's Night Skies in the Observatory series. http://bit.ly/2EaGARs

    Night Skies in the Observatory
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44 hours ago

Plays & Players shared ReVamp Collective's ev...

This Weekend! ReVamp Collective's Brief (physical) Encounters will feature 8 ten-minute plays by local playwrights focusing on gender roles/stereotypes, from an intersectional point of view, regarding the perception of physicality and body image in our current Western society.

    Brief (physical) Encounters
    The festival will feature 8 ten-minute plays by local playwrights focusing on gender roles/stereotypes, from an intersectional point of view, regarding...
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44 hours ago

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician n...

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician named Henri Maillardet built an automaton that could draw four images and write three poems. This automaton was bequeathed to the Institute in 1928 and is one of the highlights of our permanent collection; it is on view in our Amazing Machine exhibition. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia


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The Franklin Institute is asking for donation...

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician named Henri Maillardet built an automaton that could draw four images and write three poems. This automaton was bequeathed to the Institute in 1928 and is one of the highlights of our permanent collection; it is on view in our Amazing Machine exhibition. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

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Center City District shared PhillyVoice's pos...

    Report: Philly is one of the best options for women in tech
    Making it in a male-dominated industry isn't an easy feat for any woman, but in Philadelphia, the tech industry is a bit more inclusive than other industries, according to a recent report. For the fourth year in a row, Fintech site SmartAsset compiled its list of the "The Top 15 Cities for Women in Tech," and Philadelphia landed at No.
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