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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.
    https://rosenbach.org

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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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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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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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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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Thank you to Guaranteed Rate of Philadelphia ...

Thank you to Guaranteed Rate of Philadelphia for being a Gold Sponsor of FoCA Night Out 2018!! Don’t forget to get your tickets and join us on March 24th, 2018, from 7-11pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life 🎟🎟 www.501auctions.com/foca


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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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24 hours ago

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/


27 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.
    https://www.knightfoundation.org

29 hours ago

Brian Sanders' JUNK added an event.

Brian Sanders' JUNK AUDITIONS JUNK is off-the-wall choreography, different, daring and dangerous. The troupe uses traditional dance-theater with dare-devil physicality presenting performances that are unique, engaging and cutting-edge fun. Looking for performers with strong dance, aerial and/or acrobatic technique. Paid rehearsals/performances. Audition: March 10 (SAT), 2018 10:00A (registration begins at 9:00A). Callback: March 11 (SUN), 2018 2:00P Address: JUNK 2040 Christian Street Philadelphia PA 19103 - Please bring headshot, full body shot, and resume. - No warm-up will be given. (Studio will open at 9:00A for warm-up). - Must be a US resident. - Must be 18 or older. MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR Rehearsals: April 2 - May 3rd, 2018 Monday thru Friday 9:00A-3:00P Performances: May 6 -14, 17-19, 24-26, 31 - June 2, 2018 *Be prepared to demonstrate any special skills, i.e: pointe, pole work, juggling, poi, flagging, rhythmic gymnastics and the like. Please bring sneakers. Visit our website at www.briansandersjunk.com

    JUNK Auditions
    Brian Sanders' JUNK AUDITIONS JUNK is off-the-wall choreography, different, daring and dangerous. The troupe uses traditional dance-theater with...
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29 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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30 hours ago

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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31 hours ago

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

    Most Philadelphians want to buy their next home right here in Philly, report says
    Is this a sign of the times? Philadelphians, who have long had a reputation of hating on their very own City of Brotherly Love, now really want to put down roots in Philly.
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32 hours ago

Center City District shared Reimagining the C...

    Reimagining the Civic Commons
    Starting in 2015, Philadelphia collaborated with non-profit and community organizations to create five new civic assets: a riverfront trail, a renovated public library and park, an elevated park, an...
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