25 min ago

Jennifer Summerfield performing her one-woman...

Jennifer Summerfield performing her one-woman show "Mary Shelley" at The Rosenbach.

    Matt Black
    Jennifer Summerfield performing her one-woman show "Mary Shelley" at The Rosenbach.
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3 hours ago

Job Alert: Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is...

Job Alert: Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is looking for a Public Relations Associate. For full details and information, see below. http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/PDF/Jobs/PublicRelationsAssociate.pdf

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3 hours ago

Brush up on your hair art knowledge with Atla...

Brush up on your hair art knowledge with Atlas Obscura for the "Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work" exhibition opening tomorrow night! Purchase tickets to the opening here: ow.ly/5H7L30hKh4K!

    The Intricate Craft of Using Human Hair for Jewelry, Art, and Decoration
    In 1867, a man named Mark Campbell published a 276-page book called Self-Instruction in the Art of Hair Work, Dressing Hair, Making Curls, Switches, Braids and Hair Jewelry of Every Description . That long title is just the tip of the iceberg: After pages and pages of instructions and illustrations, he writes, "there is much more to be said on this subject ..."
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3 hours ago

Brush up on your hair art knowledge for the "...

Brush up on your hair art knowledge for the "Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work" exhibition opening tomorrow night with Atlas Obscura! Purchase tickets to the opening here: ow.ly/5H7L30hKh4K!

    The Intricate Craft of Using Human Hair for Jewelry, Art, and Decoration
    In 1867, a man named Mark Campbell published a 276-page book called Self-Instruction in the Art of Hair Work, Dressing Hair, Making Curls, Switches, Braids and Hair Jewelry of Every Description . That long title is just the tip of the iceberg: After pages and pages of instructions and illustrations, he writes, "there is much more to be said on this subject ..."
    https://www.atlasobscura.com

6 hours ago

We can't wait for our one-night-only screenin...

We can't wait for our one-night-only screening of NOSFERATU next Wednesday! Read more about the cinematic masterpiece and its collection to the Rosenbach collection: https://rosenbach.org/blog/the-destruction-of-nosferatu/

    The Destruction of Nosferatu
    On January 31, 2018, the Rosenbach will host a screening of the classic horror film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror , with Frederick R. Haas accompanying the movie on the organ at Macy's.
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8 hours ago

The CultureWorks team is SO fortunate to have...

The CultureWorks team is SO fortunate to have this rad woman serve as our fearless leader. Our Chief Commons Director, Liz Sytsma is off to give birth to a tiny human. Help us in sending her all the well wishes during maternity leave. #SheRocks #WeAlreadyMissHer

    CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
    The CultureWorks team is SO fortunate to have this rad woman serve as our fearless leader. Our Chief Commons Director, Liz Sytsma is off to give birth to a tiny human. Help us in sending her all the...
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9 hours ago

What better way to get through winter than pl...

What better way to get through winter than planning for summer fun? Nominate your favorite movies for the 2018 Schuylkill Banks outdoor movie series and you'll be entered to win a Schuylkill Banks t-shirt! Send your nominations to info@schuylkillbanks.org by March 15!

    Schuylkill Banks
    What better way to get through winter than planning for summer fun? Nominate your favorite movies for the 2018 Schuylkill Banks outdoor movie series and you'll be entered to win a Schuylkill Banks...
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9 hours ago

It's a full market this Saturday, 10am-2pm, o...

It's a full market this Saturday, 10am-2pm, over 20 farmers and food artisans set up on Walnut Street with fresh, local food for this Championship weekend. Fired up for this market? We are too. Let's go, Birds, and shop for local food at Rittenhouse this Saturday.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    It's a full market this Saturday, 10am-2pm, over 20 farmers and food artisans set up on Walnut Street with fresh, local food for this Championship weekend. Fired up for this market? We are too. Let's...
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11 hours ago

Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

What happens when ideas presented as science lead us in the wrong direction? History is filled with brilliant ideas that gave rise to disaster, and this book explores the most fascinating—and significant—missteps: - from opium’s heyday as the pain reliever of choice to recognition of opioids as a major cause of death in the U.S.; - from the rise of trans fats as the golden ingredient for tastier, cheaper food to the heart disease epidemic that followed; and - from the cries to ban DDT for the sake of the environment to an epidemic-level rise in world malaria. These are today’s sins of science—as deplorable as mistaken ideas from the past such as advocating racial purity or using lobotomies as a cure for mental illness. These unwitting errors add up to seven lessons both cautionary and profound, narrated by renowned author and speaker Paul A. Offit. Offit uses these lessons to investigate how we can separate good science from bad, using some of today’s most controversial creations—e-cigarettes, GMOs, drug treatments for ADHD—as case studies.

    Pandora's Lab Book Talk with Author Dr. Paul Offit
    Pandora's Lab Book Talk with Author Dr. Paul Offit
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12 hours ago

CALL FOR ENTRY | Aperture Foundation annual P...

CALL FOR ENTRY | Aperture Foundation annual Portfolio Prize | Jury is comprised of Aperture’s experienced editors and curatorial staff| Deadline: January 31, 2018| #CallForEntry http://bit.ly/2FxVenw

    The Print Center
    CALL FOR ENTRY | Aperture Foundation annual Portfolio Prize | Jury is comprised of Aperture's experienced editors and curatorial staff| Deadline: January 31, 2018| #CallForEntry http://bit.ly/2FxVenw
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12 hours ago

IN THE GALLERY STORE: JANUARY SALE 10% OFF A...

IN THE GALLERY STORE: JANUARY SALE 10% OFF ALL FRAMED WORK (IN-STORE ONLY) This month take 10% off an incredible selection of framed prints and photographs ready to hang! From pacific intaglio works by Young-Sook Jang to eye-popping Op Art by Richard Anuszkiewicz, there is sure to be something you love. Come in to see our full selection. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. Image: Richard Anuszkiewicz, Rosafied (left) and Veridified (right), both 1971, Silkscreen, 39"x28 1/2" framed, Edition of 150. Regularly $1,500 each, in January each is available for $1,350.

    The Print Center
    IN THE GALLERY STORE: JANUARY SALE 10% OFF ALL FRAMED WORK (IN-STORE ONLY) This month take 10% off an incredible selection of framed prints and photographs ready to hang! From pacific intaglio...
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18 hours ago

26 hours ago

Plays & Players shared Underbite Theatre Comp...

You only have five chances left to see "All the Dead Biddles"! The Sunday NIGHT performance is CANCELED.

    Underbite Theatre Company presents "All the Dead Biddles"
    Please join us for the World Premiere of All the Dead Biddles, at the Skinner Studio (upstairs) at Plays and Players: 1714 Delancey Place, Philadelphia....
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27 hours ago

There are many ways to support the Rosenbach:...

There are many ways to support the Rosenbach: donations, memberships, tickets to a one-night-only performance by an organ virtuoso accompanying the silent film masterpiece Nosferatu.... #philantropy https://rosenbach.org/events/nosferatu/

    The Rosenbach
    There are many ways to support the Rosenbach: donations, memberships, tickets to a one-night-only performance by an organ virtuoso accompanying the silent film masterpiece Nosferatu.... #philantropy...
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28 hours ago

We have ONE ticket remaining for In Conversat...

We have ONE ticket remaining for In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Judge Jed S. Rakoff, which is the first of our new Federalist Papers miniseries. In this series, legal experts will focus on a single paper from this collection and guide a group conversation about what these ideas mean for American democracy in 2018. We'll put out a few related objects from our incredible collection of Founding Fathers documents. https://rosenbach.org/calendar/the-federalist-papers-mini-series/

    The Federalist Papers mini-series
    The Framers loved juries. They put the right to trial by jury into the Constitution because "they were unwilling to trust the government" to mark it out, Justice Antonin Scalia has written. Today, fully 95 percent of state criminal cases that end in conviction are resolved without a jury, by guilty pleas.
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28 hours ago

Thursday: Blues, poetry, and #blackgirlmagic ...

Thursday: Blues, poetry, and #blackgirlmagic brought to you by Yolanda Wisher and the Afroeaters, along with some special guests. https://rosenbach.org/events/yolanda-wishers-rent-party-at-the-rosenbach-2/

    The Rosenbach
    Thursday: Blues, poetry, and #blackgirlmagic brought to you by Yolanda Wisher and the Afroeaters, along with some special guests....
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28 hours ago

CultureWorks members and Bread & Roses Commun...

CultureWorks members and Bread & Roses Community Fund grantees, UrbEd is hosting their Launch Mixer THIS FRIDAY, January 19, at City Hall. Stop by to support this youth-run organization! Attendees will leave with UrbEd's first State of Education Report. See you on Friday!

    Mixer
    UrbEd is a newly founded, youth-run non-profit that fights for a quality and efficient urban education. We realize that there is an immense number of committed citizens across the city, working on issues related to education. As we fight for equal opportunity within the education system, we continuo
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29 hours 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...
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30 hours 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
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35 hours ago

Kindergarten registration opens TODAY! Stop b...

Kindergarten registration opens TODAY! Stop by the school to enroll your child and introduce yourself to the amazing Chester Arthur staff.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Kindergarten registration opens TODAY! Stop by the school to enroll your child and introduce yourself to the amazing Chester Arthur staff.
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36 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
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45 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.
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2 days ago

Greenfield Home and School Association added ...

Thank you to the students, parents and Temple University football teammates who honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service at Greenfield!

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield Home and School Association, Philadelphia, PA. 634 likes · 218 talking about this · 85 were here. We aim to promote the partnership between home, school and the community.
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2 days 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...
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2 days 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
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2 days ago

Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24,...

Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24, 2018, from 7p-11p for some Beer • Wine • Silent Auctions • and Live Dancing 🕺🏿💃🏼 at FOCA NIGHT OUT. Tickets are $50 online and $60 at the door! So put on your dancing shoes and boogie your way over to the link in our profile and get your tickets now! We can’t wait to see everyone there 👋🏻👋🏻

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Can ya dig a live band?! Join us on March 24, 2018, from 7p-11p for some Beer * Wine * Silent Auctions * and Live Dancing 🕺🏿💃🏼 at FOCA NIGHT OUT. Tickets are $50 online and $60 at the door! So put...
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2 days 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,...
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2 days ago

3 days ago

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    3 WC,3 LAVS,2 BATH/SHOWER,1 KITCHEN AND 1 WASHER BOX (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

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    CURB TRAP AND FAI PA20180120941 (HOUSE OF WORSHIP)"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

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4 days ago

Great tips from Philly Weekly for checking ou...

Great tips from Philly Weekly for checking out Center City District Restaurant Week, starting tomorrow! #CCDRW

    The Scene: Center City District Restaurant Week
    Unleash your inner foodie with over 100 participating restaurants, and indulge in a prefixed three-course lunch or dinner at a low price. Dine at some of Philly's swankiest eateries, from steakhouses to French bistros, Greek cuisine to American fare.
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4 days ago

Market open until 2pm! Come load up on all ...

Market open until 2pm! Come load up on all your favorites before they’re gone! ✨👨‍🌾✨

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Market open until 2pm! Come load up on all your favorites before they're gone! ✨👨‍🌾✨
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4 days ago

CODE BLUE is in effect again this evening due...

CODE BLUE is in effect again this evening due to the fluctuating freezing temperatures. Bring your pets inside! It is against City ordinance to leave dogs outside in extreme cold without proper shelter, and owners can be fined up to $500. Help us enforce this! Call the ACCT Philly​ 24/7 hotline (267-385-3800) if you observe a dog or other pet outside during extreme cold. You can also report non-emergencies here: http://www.acctphilly.org/programs/animal-ordinance-complaints/report-a-violation/

    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson
    CODE BLUE is in effect again this evening due to the fluctuating freezing temperatures. Bring your pets inside! It is against City ordinance to leave dogs outside in extreme cold without proper...
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4 days ago

How did hair work become so popular in the Vi...

How did hair work become so popular in the Victorian era? Mental Floss talked to "Woven Strands" co-curator, Emily Snedden Yates, about the exhibition (opening party this Thursday!) and has a sneak peek of incredible images from the exhibition. Purchase tickets to the opening here: http://ow.ly/5H7L30hKh4K!

    Mütter Museum Showcases the Victorian Custom of Making Crafts From Human Hair
    One thing that illustrated and photographic archives have taught us is that people have always known how to rock a stylish piece of headwear. From squat caps to towering toppers, history has produced a hat for every occasion. Here are 20 old styles that, with a healthy dose of fashion and confidence, could still look just as fabulous today.
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4 days ago

The Print Center added 3 new photos.

NEW PHOTOBOOK IN THE GALLERY STORE Jeff Rich, Watershed: The Tennessee River In Watershed: The Tennessee River, Jeff Rich examines the complicated environmental effects and consequences of large-scale modernization in the Tennessee River Watershed, investigating the river itself and the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) vast reach and power in the region. Jeff Rich, Watershed: The Tennessee River, 2017, includes essays by Holly Haworth and Jeff Rich. Published by Fall Line Press: 124 pages with 38 color plates, 41 black & white plates and 8 color illustrations with a Swiss bound hardcover, it can be purchased for $65 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/collections/shop-all-items/products/watershed-the-tennessee-river

    The Print Center
    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,410 likes · 53 talking about this · 455 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of photography and printmaking as vital contemporary...
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4 days ago

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    TO REPAIR FLOOR FRAMING WITH THE INSTALLATION OF JOIST BRIDGING (BLOCKING) AND FLITCH STRINGER IN AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ENGINEER'S PLAN. ** ADDITIONAL PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ANY OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORK **

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5 days ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson shared Read by 4t...

    Read by 4th
    Help your child to get as far as she can with dressing herself. Not only will she feel a sense of accomplishment, it'll save you valuable time. Use both #attendancehero #contestentry to win $500 &...
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5 days ago

The Rosenbach added an event.

Dr. Frankenstein’s creature practically defines the notion of an iconic image for modern life: over the last 200 years no allegory has held more fascination, nor seems continually to be more timely. In honor of the bicentennial of Frankenstein’s publication, we invited a historian of science, a literature scholar, and a biologist to a discussion moderated by a bioethicist. Their panel will explore the reasons that Mary Shelley’s vision has had such a profound effect on our imagination and on the way we structure our understanding of the ethical and social implications of biotechnology. About the panel Stephanie A. Dick is an Assistant Professor in History and Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. She works at the intersection of history of computing, artificial intelligence, and mathematics. Her work explores the historical consequences of automation for knowledge, its character and its production, in different communities from mathematical logicians to police departments. Her writings include, “AfterMath: The Work of Proof in the Age of Human-Machine Collaboration,” and “Of Models and Machines: Implementing Bounded Rationality.” From 2012 – 2015, she was selected as one of nine researchers funded by the Turing Centenary Research Project: Mind Mechanism and Mathematics. John D. Gearhart is James W. Effron University Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology as well as a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor. He has played a major role in the development and/or use of a variety of technologies with the goal of improving human health and performance. These include embryonic stem cells, cloning embryos, the use of interspecific chimeras, transgenesis and the genetic reprogramming of genomes. Not surprisingly, among opponents of this work he has commonly been referred to as Dr. Frankenstein, among other names. Mark Greenberg is Distinguished University Professor and Provost Emeritus at Drexel University. He was founding dean of the Pennoni Honors College before becoming provost. He has taught and published on 19th century British literature, and on literature, science, and technology. He was a founding member and past president of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Jonathan D. Moreno, is the David and Lyn Silfen Professor of Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania with appointments in Medical Ethics and Health Policy, History and Sociology of Science, and Philosophy. His writings include Undue Risk: Secret State Experiments on Humans, and Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military in the 21st Century. Moreno’s work was used in the development of the screenplay for The Bourne Legacy. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine.

    In Conversation with the Rosenbach: It's Alive! Frankenstein in
    Dr. Frankenstein's creature practically defines the notion of an iconic image for modern life: over the last 200 years no allegory has held more...
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5 days ago

CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia shared The ...

In case you missed it this morning, or just want to watch it again. Watch/listen to CultureWorks' Senior Community Experience Director, Jamaine Smith chat about how the organization helps creatives and their businesses flourish at CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia aka "Disneyland" (thanks Keith), how empathy leads my work, why men are trash, and how Haiti is a beautiful country - not a sh*thole, with Ron & Keith of The 7pm Show!

    The 7pm Show
    The 7pm Show. 425 likes · 82 talking about this. A Philly Radio Show.
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