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Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Hey #Philly! Reserve your #FREE ticket to the February #Philly Film Showcase taking place February 22 in the Prince Theater Black Box! More information: http://filmadelphia.org/philly-film-showcase/

    Philly Film Showcase - February Short Film Program
    Philly Film Showcase - February Short Film Program
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1 hour ago

Spend a lovely evening at The Franklin Instit...

Spend a lovely evening at The Franklin Institute at our next Science After Hours event on February 27, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GbKRpt Science After Hours: Love and Lust is part of our series designed specifically for those 21 and up. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2p9hEqW

    The Franklin Institute
    Spend a lovely evening at The Franklin Institute at our next Science After Hours event on February 27, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GbKRpt Science After Hours: Love and Lust is part of our series designed...
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1 hour ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 15 new phot...

Market OPEN Until 2pm!!!

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market, Philadelphia, PA. 2.9K likes. We are open, rain or shine or snow, every Saturday in the winter, 10am-2pm. Our market is great source of fresh, local food.
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4 hours ago

The Franklin Institute’s Exhibit Project Mana...

The Franklin Institute’s Exhibit Project Manager, Donna Claiborne, tells her Science Story: “I know that science doesn't have all the answers but science is only based on the truth and reality. And I think that it's for everybody.” http://bit.ly/2obrzIZ This video is part of The Franklin Institute’s Science Stories series. Tell us yours: http://bit.ly/tell-science-story #ScienceStories

    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute's Exhibit Project Manager, Donna Claiborne, tells her Science Story: "I know that science doesn't have all the answers but science is only based on the truth and reality. And I...
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4 hours ago

Do you know what these are? Today we celebrat...

Do you know what these are? Today we celebrate the birthday of their inventor, Dr. René Laennec! Here's a hint: Don't 'beat' yourself up about it if you can't guess.

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Do you know what these are? Today we celebrate the birthday of their inventor, Dr. René Laennec! Here's a hint: Don't 'beat' yourself up about it if you can't guess.
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5 hours ago

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we sh...

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we share this work by acclaimed Chinese woodcut printmaker Zhong-ou Xu. The bold composition and graceful execution of Xu’s works on paper have landed them in prominent collections all over the world – add one to your collection today! Image: Zhong-ou Xu, Jia, 2000, Woodcut, Edition 5 of 5 Explore this work now in the Gallery Store or Shop online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/jia

    The Print Center
    In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we share this work by acclaimed Chinese woodcut printmaker Zhong-ou Xu. The bold composition and graceful execution of Xu's works on paper have landed them in...
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Councilman Kenyatta Johnson shared their even...

    Ending Cash Bail Town Hall at Myers Rec Center
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16 hours ago

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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19 hours ago

Prince Theater shared NextMove Dance's event....

On the Prince Theater Mainstage this weekend - Ballets Jazz de Montréal - NMD! For tickets: http://princetheater.org/events/ballets-jazz-de-montreal/

    Ballets Jazz de Montréal - NMD
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20 hours ago

“This will turn that vacant lot into the priz...

“This will turn that vacant lot into the prize of the community — the centerpiece." - Gov. Tom Wolf http://ucreview.com/prize-of-the-community-new-market-west-groundbreaking-is-first-step-towa-p7696-1.htm

    "Prize of the Community": New Market West groundbreaking is first step toward revitalizing Haddington-Hobbs Creek
    Jamila Harris-Morrison knows the good and sees the bad in Haddington-Hobbs Creek. The West Philadelphia neighborhood benefits from a community rich in acceleration and amazing neighbors. As the Executive Director of ACHIEVEability, she's worked with more than 100 residents in the area to become financially self-sufficient.
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20 hours ago

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for...

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for this significant investment in the people of West Philadelphia.

    $5 million from Lenfest Foundation will bring career training to West Philly - Technical.ly Philly
    In West Philadelphia, where some 81,000 residents live under the poverty line, access to skills and a pathway to careers can provide lasting change. That's the driving force behind the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative , a program led by the University City District (UCD) that got a $5 million boost from the Lenfest Foundation Thursday.
    https://technical.ly

21 hours ago

With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies incre...

With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies increasing in popularity, researchers are looking into the impact of maintaining the systems that support them on our climate. http://bit.ly/2oacs2f

    Bitcoin: The Surprising New Climate Threat
    Combusting coal. Driving cars and trucks. Flying airplanes. Operating industrial parks. The list of top carbon-intense activities may soon be getting a new addition: bitcoin mining. To most folks working outside of tech and economic spheres, it's mind-boggling to conceptualize just what bitcoin is, never mind that it has the potential to have a very real - and very large - impact on our physical world.
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21 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

In honor of the Chinese New Year, we are giving you a live look into our exhibition of Chinese antiquities, “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor,” which is open at The Franklin Institute through March 4, 2018. http://bit.ly/fi-tcw

    The Franklin Institute
    In honor of the Chinese New Year, we are giving you a live look into our exhibition of Chinese antiquities, "Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor," which is open at The Franklin Institute through...
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22 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Wild Flour...

Wild Flour at the market tomorrow....

    Wild Flour Bakery
    Wild Flour Bakery, Philadelphia, PA. 1,153 likes · 9 talking about this · 138 were here. A small, custom, artisan bread and pastry bakery in Philadelphia, PA.
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23 hours ago

Scoping out great pizza around Philly, Jersey's bustling beer scene

102 S 21st St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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235 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

1216 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

2327 Gaul St, Philadelphia, PA 19125

119 Berkley Rd., Unit B, Clarksboro, N.J. 08020

240 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

    FYI Philly: Scoping out great pizza around Philly, Jersey's bustling beer scene
    This week on FYI Philly, we take you inside four new spots for pizza in Philadelphia, get a taste of the beer scene in New Jersey, visit a soulfood staple in Camden and get a preview of this year's Atlantic City Restaurant Week.
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24 hours ago

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-wo...

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-world portals and more: Philly Sci-Fi author Henry Lazarus offers a roundup of new sci-fi and fantasy books out this month. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-february-p7685-86.htm

    Science Fiction for February 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
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25 hours ago

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as on...

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as one of the hottest brunch spots. Have you tried it yet?

    The Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, February 2018
    Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing their best to make eggs, pancakes, and waffles stand out in the crowd. Here are 16 of the most noteworthy new brunches to try.
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27 hours ago

Today marks the start of the Chinese or Lunar...

Today marks the start of the Chinese or Lunar New Year. We asked The Franklin Institute’s chief astronomer, Derrick Pitts, to join us and explain what is special about this day that it marks the start of a new year in many calendars. http://bit.ly/fi-tcw

    The Franklin Institute
    Today marks the start of the Chinese or Lunar New Year. We asked The Franklin Institute's chief astronomer, Derrick Pitts, to join us and explain what is special about this day that it marks the...
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27 hours ago

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Wa...

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Waitress the Musical," a President's Day celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7134-95.htm

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28 hours ago

Chestnut Hill, Rittenhouse, and Bryn Mawr all...

Chestnut Hill, Rittenhouse, and Bryn Mawr all open tomorrow to begin the President's Day weekend. Hope you'll join us to shop for local food. Read all about them here.

    President's Day Farmers' Market Weekend
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28 hours ago

You can’t just stare at a co-worker’s neck an...

You can’t just stare at a co-worker’s neck and say, “Is that a rash?” Here, you’re free to indulge your interest.

29 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: Do Ho Suh, Staircase, 2013, Thread, cotton and methylcellulose, Published by Dieu Donné, Courtesy of Dieu Donné http://printcenter.org/100/collab-histories-by-the-book/

    The Print Center
    CURRENT EXHIBITIONS: Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications On view through April 21, 2018 Image: Do Ho Suh, Staircase, 2013, Thread,...
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30 hours ago

“Thou canst not joke an Enemy into a Friend; ...

“Thou canst not joke an Enemy into a Friend; but thou may'st a Friend into an Enemy.” - Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1739. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Pierre-Michel Alix (French, 1762-1817) | Portrait of Benjamin Franklin | 18th Century | Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

    The Franklin Institute
    "Thou canst not joke an Enemy into a Friend; but thou may'st a Friend into an Enemy." - Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1739. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq #FranklinFriday IMAGE: Pierre-Michel...
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43 hours ago

The Print Center shared International Print C...

Congrats to our Gallery Store artist Qiaoyi Shi and to the other artists Kristina Davis, Kevin Pomerleau and Monica Velez who will present their work and talk about their practice, process, and inspiration on March 1. New Prints 2018/Winter is on view through March 28.

    IPCNY Artist Talks | "Edging Forward: New Prints 2018/Winter"
    Join us for an evening of artist talks on Thursday, March 1st from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Four artists from Edging Forward: New Prints 2018/Winter (on view...
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43 hours ago

Tyler School of Art, Temple University Seekin...

Tyler School of Art, Temple University Seeking Assistant/Associate Professor in Art Education Deadline: March 1st, 2018 Image: Class assignment: Why Are You Here? 2017. Photo: Sam Fritch. https://tyler.temple.edu/faculty-positions-available

    The Print Center
    Tyler School of Art, Temple University Seeking Assistant/Associate Professor in Art Education Deadline: March 1st, 2018 Image: Class assignment: Why Are You Here? 2017. Photo: Sam Fritch....
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44 hours ago

University City District And Partners Receive...

University City District And Partners Receive $5 Million Grant From Lenfest Foundation To Accelerate Career Opportunities For Local Residents "University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation. The three-year grant will support a unique partnership that leverages University City's explosive economic growth in order to train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in family-sustaining jobs today, while equipping the community's workforce with the skills and certifications needed to connect to the jobs of the future." http://ucreview.com/university-city-district-and-partners-receive-million-grant-from-lenfest-p7695-1.htm University City District Drexel University Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiUniversity City Science Center

    UC Review
    University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University have been awarded a $5 million grant from the Lenfest Foundation.
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45 hours ago

University City Review shared PlanPhilly's po...

UC Review is mentioned in this article.

    Other universities have built stadiums that benefit neighbors. Will Temple follow their lead?
    Temple's stadium doesn't have to be an exploitative entity in an underserved community; it has the opportunity to work with neighbors to smartly manage growth, writes Ken Shropshire, CEO of Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University, contributing to the Philadelphia Citizen.
    http://planphilly.com

45 hours ago

Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evenin...

Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evening and we hope to see you here starting at 7pm! Some tickets remain. Drop by the box office to purchase on site.

    International House Philadelphia
    Our Lunar New Year celebration is this evening and we hope to see you here starting at 7pm! Some tickets remain. Drop by the box office to purchase on site.
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46 hours ago

“For a sense of scale, those two electrodes o...

“For a sense of scale, those two electrodes on each side of the tiny dot are only two millimeters apart.” http://bit.ly/2suzEhd

    A scientist captured an impossible photo of a single atom
    A student at the University of Oxford is being celebrated in the world of science photography for capturing a single, floating atom with an ordinary camera. Using long exposure, PhD candidate David Nadlinger took a photo of a glowing atom in an intricate web of laboratory machinery.
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47 hours ago

Fueled by a major Lenfest grant, we are partn...

Fueled by a major Lenfest grant, we are partnering with the University City Science Center and Drexel University on programs that will continue helping West Philly to transform their career trajectories.

    More than 81,000 West Philadelphians live in poverty. Here's one way to change that | Opinion - Philly
    In its first three years, the partners pledge to connect 600 previously unemployed West Philadelphians to careers, resulting in more than $16.1 million in wages generated locally. An additional 250 adults and high school students in West Philadelphia will attain credentials, certifications and career exposure, setting them on meaningful pathways to employment.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

The Woodlands added 2 new photos.

Find some Spring garden inspiration (and a crafty seed packet how-to) from our own William Hamilton, and his friend William of Bartram's Garden with our newest "Two Williams" blog post - "Found in the Floorboards: 200 Year Old Seed Packets" on the blog now - http://bit.ly/2F5o7Y5

    The Woodlands
    The Woodlands, Philadelphia, PA. 2,760 likes · 30 talking about this · 1,003 were here. The Woodlands is a garden of biographies--the culmination of eighteenth and nineteenth century landscape ideals...
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2 days ago

Plays & Players shared Berserker Residents's ...

Need a laugh? A beer? Some time with some Berserker Residents? SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!

    Your Sunday Best
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2 days ago

You know it’s got to be important when Penn A...

You know it’s got to be important when Penn Assistant Vice President of Community Relations, Glenn Bryan arranges a meeting with the Spruce Hill Community Association’s Zoning Committee. http://ucreview.com/penn-contingent-makes-nice-to-spruce-hill-zoning-committee-p7691-1.htm

    Penn contingent makes nice to Spruce Hill Zoning Committee
    Penn officials displayed the plans for the approved design of the new on-campus 250,000 sq. ft., 450-student residential building called New College House West.
    http://ucreview.com

2 days ago

The soothsayer bids you beware the Ides of Ma...

The soothsayer bids you beware the Ides of March. The museum bids you to be aware of the 3rd of March, when we'll be reading JULIUS CAESAR with our Free Read-Aloud Group. https://rosenbach.org/events/shakespeare-free-read-aloud-group-julius-caesar/

    The Rosenbach
    The soothsayer bids you beware the Ides of March. The museum bids you to be aware of the 3rd of March, when we'll be reading JULIUS CAESAR with our Free Read-Aloud Group....
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Interested in looking up, Philadelphia? Our next Night Skies in the Observatory astronomy night is coming up on March 6, 2018. http://bit.ly/2Bu2FMM

    Night Skies in the Observatory
    Join us for an evening of 'out of this world' astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts. Night Skies at the...
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2 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

The line-up at the Rittenhouse Market for this Saturday sounds like a lot of fun: over 20 farmers and food artisans on Walnut Street, open 10am-2pm. See you at the market to begin the President's Day weekend.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market, Philadelphia, PA. 2.8K likes. We are open, rain or shine or snow, every Saturday in the winter, 10am-2pm. Our market is great source of fresh, local food.
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2 days ago

Our friends at Curio Theatre Company are kick...

Our friends at Curio Theatre Company are kicking off their 2018 season with Marie Antoinette! Does anyone recognize the room in the background of this picture?!

    A modern "Marie Antoinette" (think Melania) opens this week at Curio
    West Philly's Curio Theatre kicks off the new year this week with David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette, a modern take on one of European history's most infamous characters. Adjmi's take on the French queen introduces us to a woman who embodies artifice, excess and privilege while the mood in the street
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

2 days ago

We're halfway through #blackhistorymonth, and...

We're halfway through #blackhistorymonth, and there's still plenty to explore in Philadelphia. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/a-quick-guide-to-black-history-month-in-philadelphia-p7138-1.htm Free Library of Philadelphia Penn Museum The African American Museum in Philadelphia

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2 days ago

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was born o...

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was born on this day in 1564. Galileo is one of the most important figures in the history of science and an early innovator of the telescope, a device which helped him to discover four of Jupiter’s moons, known today as the Galilean Moons. Learn more: http://stanford.io/1oxXt0J IMAGE: Thornton Oakley (American, 1881-1953) | Galileo Galilei | 1940 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was born on this day in 1564. Galileo is one of the most important figures in the history of science and an early innovator of the telescope, a device which...
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2 days ago

WXPN presents Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul

A concert at March 8 at First Unitarian Church (2125 Chestnut St.), featuring the church’s choir.

A performance by the Fisk University Jubilee Singers will bringing songs of faith and hope at World Cafe Live (3025 Walnut St.) on March 29th.

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A free screening of the new documentary film about gospel music’s role in the birth of rock and roll, How They Got Over, on February 25 at Prince Theater in Philadelphia (1412 Chestnut St.). The event features a talk by Robert Clem, the film’s writer and director.

    WXPN presents Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul - The Key
    A new project by WXPN will explore gospel music and its influence on rock and roll, soul, and pop music. Launched today, Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul will feature live concerts, film screenings, and a radio documentary, supported by the ... Continued
    http://thekey.xpn.org

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