3 min ago

Thank you to the Fairmount Civic Association ...

Thank you to the Fairmount Civic Association for allowing us time to share updates on our 2018 projects and priorities. Here are the slides, and remember, additional information on all of these projects can be found on our website too! www.fairmountcdc.org

    2018 Projects + Priorities
    2018 Projects + Priorities Fairmount Community Development Corporation
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56 min ago

Come check out Brewery Techne and other great...

Come check out Brewery Techne and other great beers from Pennsylvania tomorrow at the https://www.germansociety.org/bierfest/.


1 hour ago

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

1 hour ago

Winter Social Has Been Cancelled!!!!! We're ...

Winter Social Has Been Cancelled!!!!! We're sorry to say that on account of the unseasonably warm weather and rain this week--and the fact that this is the last weekend of the Dilworth Plaza Ice Rink this winter--the 8th annual Winter Social has been cancelled for tomorrow. We're already looking forward to next year when we can reconvene as planned, and on solid ice, to celebrate the mid-year mark with our school community. Please stay tuned for upcoming information about Bache In Bloom on May 10th, and the end-of-the-year Field Day--two great Bache-Martin social events already being planned. We apologize for the last minute schedule change and announcement. We were holding out hope for a deep freeze and no rain.

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1 hour 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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1 hour ago

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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2 hours ago

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.
    https://www.fi.edu

2 hours ago

It’s Friday, you deserve it. #cocktailofthewe...

It’s Friday, you deserve it. #cocktailoftheweek #barhygge #phillycocktails


2 hours ago

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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4 hours ago

Excited about this new opportunity for women ...

Excited about this new opportunity for women entrepreneurs with IFundWomen! Up on the Art Museum Area PHL blog...

    Art Museum Area PHL
    Whether you are a first-time visitor or long-time resident, the small businesses in the Art Museum Area invite you to eat, shop, and explore everyday.
    http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com

5 hours ago

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
    http://web-extract.constantcontact.com

6 hours ago

For #BlackHistoryMonth we're looking back at ...

For #BlackHistoryMonth we're looking back at our last summer exhibition Mohamed Bourouissa: Urban Riders, now on view in Paris at Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris. In 2014, Algerian artist Mohamed Bourouissa worked with the Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club, a North Philadelphia community of young horse riders to stage an equestrian competition he called "Horse Day." Have you seen the Fletcher Street crew featured by Google Pixel 2? #flashbackfriday #fbf

    Google Pixel 2 | Fletcher Street Crew
    When you question your lens on the world, you'll find there's more to people than meets the eye. Part of a wider set of stories that encourage people to question their lens on the world, "Fletcher Street Crew" shows how first impressions rarely show the full picture.
    https://www.youtube.com/

6 hours ago

Spotify Playlists for Bonding With Your Baby ...

Spotify Playlists for Bonding With Your Baby Too Small to Fail has partnered with Spotify to create fun music playlists encouraging families to sing together during everyday routines—like bedtime, bath time, play time, or commute time. #learningthroughplay #playmatters #parenting #earlychildhood http://talkingisteaching.org/resources/spotify

    Talking Is Teaching - Spotify
    Learning begins at birth! When you talk, read, and sing with your child-even before she can use words-you're building her brain and helping to prepare her for success in school and in life.
    http://talkingisteaching.org

6 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...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 hours ago

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.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

6 hours ago

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.
    https://technical.ly

7 hours ago

Memorial for Karen Segal at Woodmere Art Muse...

Memorial for Karen Segal at Woodmere Art Museum, February 25, 5:30pm PLEASE NOTE: Cerulean Arts will close at 4pm on Sunday, February 25 so that we may attend the memorial of Karen Segal. Karen was a Philadelphia artist who participated in several exhibitions at the gallery. Additionally, she supported hundreds of local artists through her extensive collection of artwork. She will be greatly missed.


7 hours ago

On sale now: Steve Martin and Martin Short jo...

On sale now: Steve Martin and Martin Short join forces for a hilarious evening of comedy and more on August 30th featuring Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko 🎉


9 hours ago

Join us Wednesday February 28th from 5-7:30pm...

Join us Wednesday February 28th from 5-7:30pm and celebrate Black History month at the Sounds of Upcoming Legends brought to you by Encore Entertainment. Come be educated and inspired with entertainment, trivia, and giveaways about African American History. Host JR Morris


9 hours ago

“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.


9 hours ago

Drawing is a girly thing. If this statement...

Drawing is a girly thing. If this statement brought out strong feelings in you, this 4-week Barnes class is for you: “Drawing as ‘Feminine’ Practice?” tackles works by Degas and Picasso that were often dismissed in their day as “feminine” and less worthy than paintings. Join us as we explore several contemporary artists, including Kara Walker, Heidi Bucher, and Nancy Shaver, who use the medium to make powerful social and political statements challenging the notion of drawing as "feminine" and "weak." Starts April 9. Space is limited, Register today: bit.ly/drawing-feminine 🎨 Edgar Degas. “Jockey on Horse” (detail), c. 1866–72.


16 hours ago

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    INSTALL NEW 200AMP SERVICE AND WIRING THROUGHOUT BUILDING WITH RECEPTS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,FIXTURES,SMOKES AND CO DETECTORS AS PER NEC 2008 (CC DISTRICT)

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22 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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24 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.

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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.

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.

    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.)
    http://6abc.com

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/


25 hours ago

Help us bring Claymobile to all Kindergarten ...

Help us bring Claymobile to all Kindergarten AND First Graders at Bache Martin! Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students. Through the skillfully planned and executed classes, Claymobile teachers lead each student on a discovery of the art and science of making a functional art object they can cherish for years to come. More important than the object, the students are given the power to create and express their thoughts and emotions through art. Click here to donate, every little counts! https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/gnjlrg/claymobile-for-bache-martin-k-1

    Claymobile for Bache Martin K-1 by Jennifer Zwilling
    With these funds we will bring the world class Claymobile program to all Kindergarten and First Graders at Bache Martin. Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students.
    https://www.pledgecents.com

25 hours ago

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/


25 hours ago

According to Foobooz's Jason Sheehan, "West P...

According to Foobooz's Jason Sheehan, "West Philly is the future of Philadelphia. To eat here is to taste what everyone else will be eating five or 10 years down the line." Take a culinary tour through African, Middle Eastern, Indian, Asian, and other cuisines!

    The Best Places to Eat in West Philly and University City
    With everything from brewpubs to Ethiopian cafes, West Philly has a wealth of places just waiting to feed you. West Philly is Philly's most perfect food neighborhood: It's our culinary laboratory, where one-offs and wild knots of Asian and African cuisines feed the neighbors and try to make their marks.
    https://www.phillymag.com

27 hours ago

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.
    http://www.thenational.scot

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

28 hours ago

Twenty years ago UCD and Penn began a substan...

Twenty years ago UCD and Penn began a substantial investment in the 40th Street business corridor. philly.com takes a look at the evolution of 40th Street and how the corridor blends old and new businesses.

    A look at the old-timers on University City's vibrant 40th Street corridor - Philly
    From Cliff's Shoe Shine to First Decisions barbershop to the body oil shop of Dilwar Hussain, here are some of the businesses that have made 40th Street their home for decades, even as the corridor and neighborhood have changed. - Juliana Feliciano Reyes, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

29 hours ago

Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch a...

Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more! #smithplays #playapalooza https://mailchi.mp/smithplayground/p9kif8zvc4-898645

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more!
    https://mailchi.mp

29 hours ago

Play-A-Palooza 2018, Smith Welcomes Power Cru...

Play-A-Palooza 2018, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more! #smithplays #playapalooza https://mailchi.mp/smithplayground/p9kif8zvc4-898645

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more!
    https://mailchi.mp

29 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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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

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

30 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


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.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

30 hours ago

University City District shared The Woodlands...

Check out a cool collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania and The Woodlands to grow plants for the Grave Gardener Program.

    Grave Gardeners program reconnects the Woodlands and Penn | Penn Current
    Darfler, appreciating the historic connection between the BioPond and the Woodlands, reached out to Jessica Baumert, executive director of the Woodlands, when he first started at Penn. After the Grave Gardeners program got off the ground in 2016, Darfler gave lectures to the participating volunteers on seed starting and propagating woody plants and succulents.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

31 hours ago

Meet our four amazing Park Champions who make...

Meet our four amazing Park Champions who make their parks the best they can be!

    Park Champions Recognized at our Annual Meeting - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    More than 100 stakeholders joined together on December 4th, 2017 for Fairmount Park Conservancy's first Annual Meeting at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center. We were excited to recognize four amazing Park Champions for their determined efforts at this event.
    https://myphillypark.org

31 hours ago

“Government does not on its own change things...

“Government does not on its own change things,” the district attorney said. “Change is hard.” http://ucreview.com/da-larry-krasner-makes-first-stop-of-listening-tour-in-west-philadelphia-p7708-1.htm

    D.A. Larry Krasner makes first stop of listening tour in West Philadelphia
    By Timothy Reilly Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner ran his campaign last year on the idea that he'd bring change to the city. At a meeting with West Philadelphia residents last night, he spoke about what those changes would look like and how to make them happen.
    http://ucreview.com

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.
    https://philly.curbed.com

32 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

    Steve Martin and Martin Short announce August Mann show - The Key
    Longtime friends and collaborators Steve Martin and Martin Short are set to dazzle the Mann center this August. Joining the duo at the Mann is Jeff Babko, keyboardist for Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Martin's regular collaborators in bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers.
    http://thekey.xpn.org

32 hours ago

Did you know The Woodlands and the University...

Did you know The Woodlands and the University of Pennsylvania Bio Pond used to connect through open space? We're bringing that connection back through the Grave Gardener Program. Read all about this horticultural partnership on the Penn Current.

    Grave Gardeners program reconnects the Woodlands and Penn | Penn Current
    Darfler, appreciating the historic connection between the BioPond and the Woodlands, reached out to Jessica Baumert, executive director of the Woodlands, when he first started at Penn. After the Grave Gardeners program got off the ground in 2016, Darfler gave lectures to the participating volunteers on seed starting and propagating woody plants and succulents.
    https://penncurrent.upenn.edu

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