9 hours ago

Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Many thanks to the volunteers from the CORE Finance Program within Comcast/NBCUniversal who came out today to pull 28 bags worth of weeds from the South to Christian trail segment!

    Schuylkill Banks
    Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4.5K likes. Schuylkill Banks is Philadelphia's newest riverfront destination, located on the east side of...
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9 hours ago

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Sq...

Using the Swann Memorial Fountain in Logan Square as a starting point, we mapped out what the whole Solar System would look like at a Philly Scale. http://bit.ly/2JUezRj

    The Philly Solar System
    We all know that Earth is one of eight planets in the Solar System orbiting a star that we call the Sun, which is one of the more than 100 billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy.
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13 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

A few highlights from the Facebook feeds of the farmers and food artisans coming to the market. Hope you're following them all on social media. Like their pages or follow them on Instagram and every day it's a colorful and mouth-watering feed.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Farmers Market in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. People talk about fresh fish, heirloom tomato sauce and apple pies. See reviews and recommendations.
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13 hours ago

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest a...

Home to many of the world’s tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year restoration project that was designed to better limit the impact humans have on the endangered trees. http://bit.ly/2JWm0HP IMAGE: Al Golub | New trail and boardwalk in Mariposa Grove after restoration | 2018 | National Park Service

    The Franklin Institute
    Home to many of the world's tallest, oldest and largest trees, the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias (Sequoiadendron giganteum) in Yosemite National Park recently reopened after a nearly three year...
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15 hours ago

Nom Nom Bowl is getting attention! Next time ...

Nom Nom Bowl is getting attention! Next time you're here at IHouse, make sure to try some quick and delicious Japanese food.

    New Japanese spot Nom Nom Bowl opens its doors in University City
    Hungry? A new neighborhood Japanese spot has you covered. Located at 3701 Chestnut St. in University City, the newcomer is called Nom Nom Bowl. On its Facebook page, the casual restaurant says it's serving up mazemen (no broth ramen), poke and salad bowls "crafted with love."
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16 hours ago

The Franklin Institute added 4 new photos.

The Franklin Institute is one of the Delaware Valley’s most unique wedding venues and each year about 40 couples will say ‘I do’ in locations throughout the museum including the historic Fels Planetarium, the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, the Giant Heart and even on our roof overlooking Philadelphia. http://bit.ly/21WH8it

    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Rated 4.5 of 5, check 10,500 Reviews of The Franklin Institute, Science Museum
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16 hours ago

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at t...

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at the #Prince Theater! The movie navigates an emotional and ethical minefield for two parents who's top priority is their “gender expansive” child, Jake. Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/a-kid-like-jake/

    A KID LIKE JAKE in the Prince Theater Black Box - Tickets on Sale
    SILAS HOWARD | USA | 2018 | 87 MIN | NR Brooklyn parents Alex (Claire Danes) and Greg (Jim Parsons) are lucky to have a kid like Jake. Their four-year-old is bright, precocious, creative-and just happens to prefer Disney princesses to toy cars and skirts to jeans.
    http://filmadelphia.org

23 hours ago

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32 hours ago

Center City District shared The Architect's N...

    Philadelphia cuts the ribbon on its own "High Line" park
    After years of planning and handwringing over fundraising, the first phase of Philadelphia's own " High Line," the transformation of the Reading Viaduct rail line, was opened to the public last Thursday. Although the Rail Park 's first spur is only a quarter mile long, the rail line will be twice as long and wide as New York's High Line when fully built out.
    https://archpaper.com

33 hours ago

The Rosenbach posted 2 photos.

#OTD in 1794 Declaration of Independence signer Richard Henry Lee died in his home in Chantilly, Va. In this autograph letter dated [May] 4, 1778 to John Page of Williamsburg, Va Lee expresses concerns about the states’ recent treaty with France and its possible effects on Britain’s policy toward them. [Rosenbach AMs 776/13] Our copy of the first Rhode Island printing of the Declaration of Independence will be on view for our WAWA Welcome America open house on Saturday, June 30.

    The Rosenbach
    The Rosenbach added a new photo.
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33 hours ago

In case you’ve ever wondered what a narwhal s...

In case you’ve ever wondered what a narwhal sounds like, researchers in Greenland now have the answer. https://nyti.ms/2JHMa0K

    Listen to the Sounds of Narwhals That Have Been Elusive to Science
    As melting ice opens east Greenland to petroleum prospectors and cruises, scientists are rushing to study the noises made by a remote population of toothed whales. You'd think that narwhals couldn't be more enchanting. These elusive, ice-dodging, deep-diving whales have 10-foot snaggletoothed tusks, and they see with sound.
    https://www.nytimes.com

34 hours ago

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application...

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Project Stream. The 2018-19 Project Stream applications are due TOMORROW June 20, 2018. See below for full Eligibility and Guidelines. https://philaculture.org/projectstream?utm_campaign=grants&utm_medium=email&utm_source=culturewire

    Project Stream
    Any individual artist, nonprofit, or fiscally-sponsored organization in the 5-county Philadelphia region is invited to apply for a Project Stream grant for up to $2,500 in funding for an arts-specific project. Funded by Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and administered through the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Project Stream makes competitive grants for innovative, community-based arts projects in any genre, including performances, exhibitions, readings and more.
    https://philaculture.org

36 hours ago

Center City District shared a link.

    SEPTA shows off new look for City Hall transit center
    SEPTA introduced Tuesday the first stage of its multiyear, multimillion dollar project to remake the tunnels beneath Center City into a more attractive pedestrian concourse through the heart of Philadelphia. "SEPTA long saw the potential to transform these corridors into a place with a clear and welcoming identity," said Jeff Knueppel, the transit agency's general manager.
    http://www.philly.com

36 hours ago

International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia updated their profile picture.
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36 hours ago

For the second year in a row, the Free Librar...

For the second year in a row, the Free Library of Philadelphia's Summer of Wonder summer reading initiative is teaming up with us to offer free admission for families to the museum! Learn more: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3371

    Blog: Journey Around the World at the Rosenbach This Summer!
    For the second year in a row, Summer of Wonder is teaming up with the Rosenbach to offer free admission for families to the museum! Once you step through the museum's stately front doors, you'll find a house filled with wacky and wonderful things that will delight and enchant the entire family.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

37 hours ago

International House Philadelphia added 3 new ...

Japanese director Umetsugu Inoue (1923–2010) made movies in a variety of genres, but his musicals set him apart. During the month of July, Lightbox Film Center is screening four of his best. July 12: bit.ly/StormyMan July 13: bit.ly/Inoue_TheWinner July 14: bit.ly/GreenMusicBox July 14: bit.ly/EagleAndHawk

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia added a new photo.
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37 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is asking for donation...

Automata, including the Automaton of Henri Maillardet that is on view in our “Amazing Machine’ exhibit, demonstrate mankind's efforts to imitate life by mechanical means—and are fascinating examples of the intersection of art and science. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Automata, including the Automaton of Henri Maillardet that is on view in our "Amazing Machine' exhibit, demonstrate mankind's efforts to imitate life by mechanical means-and are fascinating examples...
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37 hours ago

LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ba...

LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ball on the Square this Friday 7:30pm on Rittenhouse Square. Don't miss this incredible evening filled with dining, dancing, and celebrating the Square!

    Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square
    LAST CALL for tickets to the Young Friends Ball on the Square this Friday 7:30pm on Rittenhouse Square. Don't miss this incredible evening filled with dining, dancing, and celebrating the Square!
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39 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 8 new photo...

Join us on Tuesdays in the square to shop for all this fresh, local food! Great harvest today from the farms and kitchens. Hands on the Earth Orchard returns next week with peaches. We’re open today till 2pm. Cherries going fast!

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added a new photo.
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40 hours ago

This image of the Geba River delta in the in ...

This image of the Geba River delta in the in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau taken from the Landsat 8 satellite provides an incredible look at the movement of sediment as rivers finally reach the ocean. https://go.nasa.gov/2JWtL0u IMAGE: The Meandering Estuaries of Guinea–Bissau | 2018 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    This image of the Geba River delta in the in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau taken from the Landsat 8 satellite provides an incredible look at the movement of sediment as rivers finally...
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40 hours ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK The code title ...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - #DYK The code title for the #Incredibles2 was "Tights" during production? The #Incredibles2 is showing at the #PrinceTheater for tickets and showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
    http://filmadelphia.org

41 hours ago

The Print Center added 3 new photos.

Come see the shows! 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy On view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closing early on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a private event. Installation views, Photo: Jaime Alvarez http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

    The Print Center
    The Print Center added a new photo.
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41 hours ago

The Print Center posted 3 photos.

Come see the shows! 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains | Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy * On view through August 4, 2018. Please note, we are closing early on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a private event. * Installation views, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * #ThePrintCenter #92ndANNUAL #phlarts #philly #VisitPhilly #philly #phillyart #phillyartist #philadelphia #ContemporaryArts @danielwcoburn @american_spirit @julieanne321 @ The Print Center

    The Print Center
    The Print Center added a new photo.
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2 days ago

The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant fr...

The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage to support our next major exhibition, Spit Spreads Death! The influenza pandemic of 1918-19 hit Philadelphia harder than any other major city and yet is a largely untold story. Developed by Mütter staff, art curator Trevor Smith, artist group Blast Theory, and historical curator Jane E. Boyd, this expansive project will feature a commemorative parade, art film, digital interactives, objects and photographs, personal stories, historical and public health information, and public programming. https://www.pcah.us/2018grants

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    The Mütter Museum has been awarded a grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage to support our next major exhibition, Spit Spreads Death! The influenza pandemic of 1918-19 hit Philadelphia...
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2 days ago

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Fe...

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance and Men Plays & Players Reserve your tickets runboyrunprodGmail.com PWYC

    Plays & Players
    Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance...
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that it follows a fairly consistent period between eruptions of between one and two hours. http://bit.ly/2ymzlI8

    The Franklin Institute
    Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that...
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that it follows a fairly consistent period between eruptions of between one and two hours. http://bit.ly/2ymzlI8

    The Franklin Institute
    Geysers like Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park are a special kind of hot spring that erupt sending plumes of liquid water an steam high into the air. Old Faithful is somewhat unique in that...
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2 days ago

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Enjoy Alfred Hitchcock's #Rea...

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Enjoy Alfred Hitchcock's #RearWindow featuring #GraceKelly tomorrow night at the #Prince Theater. Tickets: http://filmadelphia.org/events/rear-window/

    REAR WINDOW at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    ALFRED HITCHCOCK | USA | 1954 | 112 MIN Jimmy Stewart plays L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, a thrill-seeking photographer laid up with a broken leg for the summer in his Greenwich Village apartment.
    http://filmadelphia.org

2 days ago

The crew of the International Space Station c...

The crew of the International Space Station currently includes three Americans, two Russians and one German. http://bit.ly/2t6gL15

    Photos: Russia's World Cup stadiums, as seen from the International Space Station
    After spending roughly $11 billion to host the World Cup, Russia will kick off the competition on Thursday (June 14) with matches being played at 12 stadiums around the country. Along with much-needed transportation and security infrastructure, a massive chunk of Russia's spending was on the stadiums themselves.
    https://qz.com

2 days ago

The Penn Museum's Summer Nights concert serie...

The Penn Museum's Summer Nights concert series returns this Wednesday!

    P.M. @ Penn Museum
    Join us at the Penn Museum for regional and cultural concerts and performances through out the year.
    https://www.penn.museum

2 days ago

3 diverse cultural events in Philly this week

Where: The Trinity Center for Urban Life, 2212 Spruce St.

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust St.

Where: Doubletree Hotel, Mezzanine Level, 237 S. Broad St.

    3 diverse cultural events in Philly this week
    Looking to get out into the community this week? From hearing personal experiences of building congregations within the local Muslim community to commemorating the end of slavery in 1865, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events in Philadelphia this week. Read on for a rundown.
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2 days ago

Whew, what an incredible #Bloomsday. Thank yo...

Whew, what an incredible #Bloomsday. Thank you to all who came to celebrate Ulysses with us.

    The Rosenbach
    Whew, what an incredible #Bloomsday. Thank you to all who came to celebrate Ulysses with us.
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2 days ago

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Rid...

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride’s mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy communication satellites by operating the shuttle’s robotic arm and inspired a generation to reach for the stars. http://go.nasa.gov/1rrZn3B IMAGE: STS-7 Shuttle Mission | 1983 | NASA

    The Franklin Institute
    Today marks the 35th anniversary of Sally Ride's mission aboard the Space Shuttle, making her the first American woman in space. As a member of the crew of the Challenger, Ride helped deploy...
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2 days ago

Center City District shared PhillyVoice's pos...

    PHOTOS: The Rail Park officially opens
    After months, if not years of waiting, Phase One of the Rail Park is officially open to the public. The quarter-mile long park transforms the former elevated train lines of the Reading Viaduct it into a lush public park.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

2 days ago

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

    Long-awaited Rail Park opens first phase
    The opening of Philadelphia 's long-awaited Rail Park means more than just a public green space. To many, it means residential development, it means commercial growth, and-possibly most importantly-it means a heightened sense of community in Philly's Center City. At least that's the takeaway city officials stressed Thursday morning during the opening of the park's first phase.
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

Center City District shared Philadelphia Busi...

    Reading Viaduct Rail Park opens - Philadelphia Business Journal
    The first phase of the Reading Viaduct Rail Park opened on Thursday, giving the public access to an elevated quarter mile of trail in north Philadelphia. The long-awaited project combines the efforts of the Friends of the Rail Park, the city of Philadelphia, Center City District and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

2 days ago

Parks on Tap is coming to the Banks this week...

Parks on Tap is coming to the Banks this week! Head down to the river on Wednesday for happy hour from 5-7pm when 50% of the proceeds will benefit the trail and greenway. More info here: https://bit.ly/2tibLGS. Philadelphia Parks & Recreation | Fairmount Park Conservancy | The Circuit Trails | East Coast Greenway Alliance

    Schuylkill Banks
    Parks on Tap is coming to the Banks this week! Head down to the river on Wednesday for happy hour from 5-7pm when 50% of the proceeds will benefit the trail and greenway. More info here:...
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2 days ago

Where are you traveling to this summer? Somet...

Where are you traveling to this summer? Sometimes, you just need a cute travel kit. This antique travel surgery kit was housed in a recycled box, and probably made quite a racket in the doctor’s pocket! #histmed #museumcollection #medicalkit #firstaid #travelkit

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Where are you traveling to this summer? Sometimes, you just need a cute travel kit. This antique travel surgery kit was housed in a recycled box, and probably made quite a racket in the doctor's...
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3 days ago

Tom Ipri posted 1 photo to Flickr:

3 days ago

“If you’ve ever dipped a corner of a paper to...

“If you’ve ever dipped a corner of a paper towel into a liquid and watched the liquid move up through the paper, you’ve seen capillary action.” http://bit.ly/2td2Oye

    Diagnosing Disease with Paper and Thread
    If you've ever dipped a corner of a paper towel into a liquid and watched the liquid move up through the paper, you've seen capillary action. Jayatri Das reveals how this basic phenomenon that we see in our kitchens every day also underlies what could be the next generation of medical diagnostic devices.
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3 days ago

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - The Incredibles is t...

#Incredibles2 #FunFact - The Incredibles is the first #Pixar movie to win an #AcademyAward for a category other than Best Animated Picture (Best Sound Editing) The #Incredibles2 is showing at the #PrinceTheater for tickets and showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/incredibles-2/

    INCREDIBLES 2 at the Prince Theater - Tickets Now on Sale!
    BRAD BIRD | USA | 2018 | 126 MIN | PG In INCREDIBLES 2, Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob(voice of Craig T.
    http://filmadelphia.org

3 days ago

Check out what we have going on this week

Check out what we have going on this week

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week
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3 days ago

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Fe...

Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance and Men Plays & Players Reserve your tickets runboyrunprodGmail.com PWYC

    Plays & Players
    Be sure to get out next week to the SoLow Festival Reserve your tickets today Transient Arts & Runboyrunprod of CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia premier Andrew William Solowfest: Of Maintenance...
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3 days ago

Happy Father’s Day from The Franklin Institut...

Happy Father’s Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u Don’t forget that Dads get a free upgrade to experience “Game Masters: The Exhibition” today, use the code FATHER online, by phone or by mentioning it at our box office. http://bit.ly/2pzkX8D

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Father's Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u Don't forget that Dads get a free upgrade to experience "Game Masters: The Exhibition" today, use the code FATHER online, by...
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4 days ago

One of our guests shows off his copy of “Ulys...

One of our guests shows off his copy of “Ulysses” with an illustration of the tower to match our admission sticker. You don’t need to have a copy of the book to enjoy Bloomsday. #Bloomsday2018 #rejoyce #Ulysses

    The Rosenbach
    One of our guests shows off his copy of "Ulysses" with an illustration of the tower to match our admission sticker. You don't need to have a copy of the book to enjoy Bloomsday. #Bloomsday2018...
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4 days ago

It's almost time! Get ready for the day's gra...

It's almost time! Get ready for the day's grand finale--actor Drucie McDaniel's reading of Penelope as Molly Bloom. It's a crowd favorite, and the only way to conclude another incredible #Bloomsday here at the Rosenbach!

    The Rosenbach
    It's almost time! Get ready for the day's grand finale--actor Drucie McDaniel's reading of Penelope as Molly Bloom. It's a crowd favorite, and the only way to conclude another incredible #Bloomsday...
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