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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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13 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...
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14 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
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14 hours ago

MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for det...

MLK Day Service Challenge - see below for details. Pro tip - dog poop and bandit signs freeze for easy removal in this weather. SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. By the end of today, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses.

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15 hours 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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17 hours ago

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther...

On October 26th, 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. came to Philadelphia and he visited Barratt Junior High School (now Gw Childs Elementary) in South Philadelphia.

    MLK: What is Your Life's Blueprint?
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1967 speech at the Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia. Here, he speaks to students about being the best people they can be, regardless of their status in life.
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17 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,...
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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 days ago

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebra...

SERVICE OPPORTUNITY! This weekend we celebrate the life and leadership of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the age of 39 on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN. To honor Dr. King's legacy, EPBN is holding the MLK Day Service Challenge. Between now and Monday night, your goal is to reach 39 points by doing any/all of the following: 1 point for picking up litter (1 pt = 1 piece of litter) 3 points for removing a bandit sign 3 points for telling a friend/neighbor about the challenge 5 points for picking up dog poop (not your own) 5 points for filing a 311 report 5 points for greeting a stranger 15 points for cleaning up a vacant lot Comment here with your final score and you will be entered into a drawing to receive 2 EPBN pint glasses. For more information on Dr. King's life and legacy, visit the King Center website below. Thank you!

    The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
    Share your dream now and visit the King Center Digital Archive to see more than 10,000 documents from Martin Luther King's personal collection and from the civil rights movement!
    http://www.thekingcenter.org

3 days ago

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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 days ago

Greenfield Second Grader Mitchell Monnerat to...

Greenfield Second Grader Mitchell Monnerat touched the hearts of Philadelphia firefighters this morning when he showed up to pay his respects to fallen Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau. http://www.fox29.com/news/local-news/boy-8-speaks-to-firefighters-at-procession-for-lt-letourneau

    Boy, 8, speaks to firefighters at procession for Lt. LeTourneau
    A Philadelphia boy touched the hearts of Philadelphia firefighters Friday morning when he showed up to pay his respects to fallen Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau. Mitchell Monnerat, who lives across the street from Engine 43 in Center City, spoke with FOX 29's Steve Keeley Friday morning explaining why he felt it was important to come and say goodbye to Lt.
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3 days ago

Ever wonder about that concrete "castle" next...

Ever wonder about that concrete "castle" next to the #RailPark?

    This gorgeous castle overlooking the Reading Viaduct park is still a functioning industrial building
    Changes are coming to the Callowhill neighborhood, once a dense, industrial district. - Inga Saffron, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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3 days ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

It's 65 degrees today ((!) and that has us thinking about spring -- and the opening of the #RailPark! 🌳🌻☀️

    10 things for Philly to look forward to in 2018
    The end of the holiday season can be a real bummer. But it's a new year, Philly, and with that comes plenty of exciting and game-changing things to look forward to in 2018. There's an onslaught of new towers making their debut along Philly's skyline.
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3 days ago

Our Women's History Month celebration is slow...

Our Women's History Month celebration is slowly approaching and we need your help.Would you happen to know a woman that is doing great things in the community, the business sector or the world in general? If so please nominate them for our Women's History Month Celebration and tell us why they should be honored. You can inbox, DM or email us at unityinthecommunity13@gmail.com . We look forward to your nomination.

    Unity In The Community
    Our Women's History Month celebration is slowly approaching and we need your help.Would you happen to know a woman that is doing great things in the community, the business sector or the world in...
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3 days ago

Kindergarten registration opens on Tuesday. S...

Kindergarten registration opens on Tuesday. Stop by the school to sign up your child. We can't wait to meet the newest members of the Arthur family!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Kindergarten registration opens on Tuesday. Stop by the school to sign up your child. We can't wait to meet the newest members of the Arthur family!
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3 days ago

Thanks for coming out for our opening recepti...

Thanks for coming out for our opening reception and gallery talks. It was a wonderful way to welcome the New Year and celebrate the work! Our two new exhibitions: Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications are on view through April 21, 2018. Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné was co-curated by John Caperton, Jensen Bryan Curator, The Print Center and Cynthia Nourse Thompson, Director of the MFA Book Arts and Studio Art MFA Programs, The University of The Arts. It brings together prints and artist books created collaboratively at Dieu Donné, known for its creation of contemporary art using the process of hand-papermaking. The exhibition features work by Polly Apfelbaum, Chuck Close, Lesley Dill, Ann Hamilton, Eliza Kentridge, William Kentridge, Abby Leigh, Michele Oka Doner, Arlene Shechet, Kate Shepherd, Do Ho Suh, Mark Strand and Ursula von Rydingsvard. By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications is The Print Center's second exhibition dedicated to new photo publications and the artworks that inspired them. The exhibition includes books and artworks by Saleem Ahmed, Tim Carpenter, Julianna Foster, Nicholas Muellner and Public Collectors. http://printcenter.org/100/collab-histories-by-the-book/

    The Print Center
    Thanks for coming out for our opening reception and gallery talks. It was a wonderful way to welcome the New Year and celebrate the work! Our two new exhibitions: Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné...
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3 days ago

Rainy days like today are a great time to see...

Rainy days like today are a great time to see where stormwater infrastructure is most needed! Read about how rain gardens on Schuylkill Banks filter stormwater runoff and keep our rivers healthy: http://bit.ly/2FuV9AX

    Schuylkill Banks
    Rainy days like today are a great time to see where stormwater infrastructure is most needed! Read about how rain gardens on Schuylkill Banks filter stormwater runoff and keep our rivers healthy:...
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3 days ago

Center City District shared Philadelphia Park...

    " A Meal with a Parking Deal: Restaurant Week Parking Validations
    Philly has some of the best food in the nation. Think about it: Where else are you going to get a better cheesesteak or soft pretzel than our nation's birthplace? And with hundreds of delicious places to eat covering nearly every cuisine imaginable, it can be a tough decision to make.
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3 days ago

Center City District shared Devon Seafood Gri...

    Devon Seafood Grill Philadelphia
    Join us for Philadelphia Restaurant Week January 14-26. Enjoy a special 3-course pre-fixe lunch and dinner menu. View the menu: http://bit.ly/2mkvCma
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3 days ago

CALL FOR ENTRY | Ink, Press, Repeat: Juried P...

CALL FOR ENTRY | Ink, Press, Repeat: Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition of Traditional and Digital Print Media, organized by WPU Galleries | Juror: Alexander Campos, Executive Director & Curator of The Center for Book Arts in New York City | Deadline: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 (11:59 p.m. EST) | #CallForEntry https://ink-press-repeat.artcall.org/

    The Print Center
    CALL FOR ENTRY | Ink, Press, Repeat: Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition of Traditional and Digital Print Media, organized by WPU Galleries | Juror: Alexander Campos, Executive Director &...
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3 days ago

We thought you would be interested in this pr...

We thought you would be interested in this project. Your support can make this happen!

    The Halide Project Community Darkroom
    A new space for the community to craft and exhibit fine prints, learn techniques, and share ideas. | Check out 'The Halide Project Community Darkroom' on Indiegogo.
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3 days ago

Applications Due January 13th, 2018

Applications Due January 13th, 2018

    3 Days Left to Apply! 2018 Guest Artist Call
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3 days ago

The Rittenhouse market is back! It's going to...

The Rittenhouse market is back! It's going to be fun to see everybody again, lots of fresh food and over 20 farmers and food artisans on Walnut Street tomorrow. Read all about it here.

    Rittenhouse Farmers Market: We're Back!
    So excited for tomorrow's market: over 20 farmers and food artisans arriving with fresh, seasonal, local foods.
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3 days ago

Hilmar Sigvaldason shared a photo to Mütter M...

Welcome to visit Akranesviti lighthouse Akranes, Iceland.

    DK Photography
    Akranes, Iceland... Is it really worth writing a spiel for this image?! lol If a picture speaks 1000 words, this image speaks one...UNBELIEVABLE! Taken last week on a night with cloud cover that...
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