4 hours ago

Evaluating Black Representation and the Black Imagination in ​Séancers

This thought-provoking performance runs from May 10 – May 12 at FringeArts’ waterfront headquarters, 140 N. Columbus Blvd. (at Race St.). Tickets cost $15 for students and are available by phone at 215-413-1318 or online at FringeArts.com.

    Evaluating Black Representation and the Black Imagination in ​Séancers
    By: Kyle O'Kane This May, FringeArts presents Séancers, an innovative production created by Bessie Award nominated Nigerian-American curator, poet, and performance artist Jaamil Olawale Kosoko. His performance, to be presented from May 10-12 on the FringeArts stage, centers around one main theme: blackness.
    https://campusphilly.org

5 hours ago

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? T...

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? Take a look at our upcoming special events to help you decide when to go. #WilmaPassage #CollegeNight #BeerNight #DirectorsGathering

    Passage Events | The Wilma Theater
    Calling all Penn Quakers, Temple Owls, UArts Unicorns, Drexel Dragons, and everything in between - College Night is back! For only $10, join classmates and students from other Philadelphia colleges and universities for a complimentary pre-show reception full of delicious pizza and treats at 6:30pm in the studio room.
    https://www.wilmatheater.org

5 hours ago

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Join our team! Delawa...

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Join our team! Delaware River Waterfront is seeking an Event Operations Intern to provide support to Delaware River Waterfront’s newly created Program Operations Team! Think you'll be a good fit? Apply today! 👇

    Event Operations Intern
    The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is seeking an Event Operations Intern to provide support to DRWC's newly created Program Operations Team. DRWC produces nearly 100 events inclusive of concerts, festivals, fundraisers, performances and art installations along the Delaware waterfront during the summer season.
    http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

6 hours ago

June starts The Center for Art in Wood's Wind...

June starts The Center for Art in Wood's Windgate ITE International Residency Program. All of us are excited to meet the 2018 Fellows but until then here's a look back at the 2017 Windgate ITE Fellows. To learn more about our Windgate ITE International Residency Program follow the link: http://ow.ly/savk30jzEmW

    The Center for Art in Wood
    June starts The Center for Art in Wood's Windgate ITE International Residency Program. All of us are excited to meet the 2018 Fellows but until then here's a look back at the 2017 Windgate ITE...
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7 hours ago

The Museum of the American Revolution opened ...

The Museum of the American Revolution opened one year ago today! 🎉 The museum will celebrate by offering free general admission to the community on Thursday, April 19 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., with tickets (walk-up only) becoming available at 2 p.m. for 3 p.m. entry. There will also be festivities throughout the weekend. Congratulations, Museum of the American Revolution! 🎉

    Museum of the American Revolution offering free admission on one-year anniversary
    Last year on April 19, the Museum of the American Revolution opened to the public. On the one year anniversary, the history museum will celebrate by offering free general admission to the community. Inside, visitors can explore the history of how America broke free from Britain.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

7 hours ago

National Archives at Philadelphia added 3 new...

In our holdings here in Philadelphia, we have over 2,500 Alien’s Applications for Permission to Depart. With the passing of the Wartime Measure Act in 1918, documentation for travel became a priority in the United States. During World War I, there was an influx of people moving between borders throughout the world, often without any form of official documentation. By implementing this Act, the United States could better control its borders by requiring all U.S. citizens to acquire a passport and non-citizens to acquire visas. These particular applications were submitted by aliens for permission to leave the U.S. and go to a specific country for a specified reason. More often than not, the requests were made to return to their home country and be reunited with family, take up a job, handle family matters, or work on newly inherited land they had acquired since emigrating. Included in the application files were photographs, extensive background information on the individual, list of residences, references, and their reason for requesting departure. One example of these applications is shared here: Paolo Romano a resident of South Philadelphia. Romano’s departure was not immediately granted, due to the fact that crucial documents were missing from his application. Included in this file are also letters in which the Commissioner specifically requested that Mr. Romano to obtain proper documentation from the local draft board in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Romano responded to this request by explaining that he felt his life would be at risk if he went to Baltimore to secure the necessary permit. He believed that the Mafia had made him a marked man, and pleaded for his application to be granted without the form. When asked for his reason for departure Romano wrote: “On account that my wife is dead, I have 2 children to take care of and because of the fact that I have been threatened to be killed by the so called (”Mafia”) or Black Hand.” On November 11th, Paolo wrote: “Without answering your letter, I respect as I have said verbally that it is absolutely impossible for me – in Baltimore, Maryland, because I have been condemned to death by dissolute persons – which – this great nation -----. Therefore I apply to the Federal Police and the legal measures that a permission will be given to me to leave the U.S. where my life is in great danger.” The Commissioner wrote to the Chief of Foreign Permits Office on November 16th, “The applicant was questioned by Inspector Zimmerman at the time the application was filed and he explained that he felt that he was a marked man although he had received no communication from anyone threatening his life, but that twice he had been shot at and other incidents had occurred which made him thank that someone was endeavoring to take his life; he could not explain what these “other incidents” were.” In the end, the Commissioner granted his application to depart to Italy, even though Paolo’s application was not complete. The photograph of Paolo is shared below, but you can read his full application as well as thousands of others by visiting our research room. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NARA #PhillyArchives #wwi #immigration #mafia #theblackhand #alien CITATION: Alien Application for Permission to Depart from the United States for Paolo Romano; 3; Office of the Commissioner, Philadelphia; RG 085 Immigration and Naturalization; National Archives at Philadelphia (567234) and (PH-3587).


11 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

Give OUT day is the only national day of LGBT giving. In 2018, we are raising funds to replace our ragtag bunch of metal folding chairs. A new chair is just $26! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40


16 hours ago

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    FOR THE CREATION OF ONE (1) SPACE (701) FROM TWO (2) SPACES (701 AND 702) FOR A NEW TOTAL OF TEN(10) DWELLING UNITS (MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING) IN AN EXISTING STRUCTURE. NO SIGN ON THIS PERMIT.

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    INTERIOR RENOVATIONS TO COMBINE UNITS 701 AND 702 INTO ONE UNIT AS PER PLANS, AS PART OF A MULTIFAMILY. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR M, E, P AND FSS.

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23 hours ago

Northern Liberties Recreation Center added 2 ...

ATTENTION: Baseball and Softball players aged 7 to 14. Show your skills at Samuel Rec on Wednesday, April 25th at 4pm. Fun competition. Please bring app with you. See attached page 1 and 2.


29 hours ago

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of givi...

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of giving for the LGBTQ community – a 24-hour online fundraising event that engages thousands of people throughout the U.S. to Give OUT in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

    Give OUT Day
    April 20th is Give OUT Day, a national day of giving for the LGBTQ community - a 24hr online fundraising event to unite the community & raise critical funds for nonprofits serving the LGBTQ community.
    https://www.giveoutday.org

30 hours ago

Penn's Landing shared Race Street Pier's post...

FREE EVENT! Enjoy light bites, drinks, + networking with your fellow yogies at the Yoga On The Pier presented by Aetna Preview Party at United By Blue April 27! Register here 👇

    Free Yoga on the Race Street Pier Presented by Aetna Preview Party
    Philadelphia's favorite free workout series, Free Yoga on Race Street Pier Presented by Aetna, will return on Saturday, April 28th and we're celebrating its season plus its amazing coordinator, Malik Wilson.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

31 hours ago

Mark Your Calendars: The Farmers Market at Ch...

Mark Your Calendars: The Farmers Market at Christ Church returns in one month! Opening Day is Wednesday, May 16 🌸 Info: https://bit.ly/2q8BFuO


32 hours ago

Old City District shared KYW Newsradio's post...

Read about Silence Dogood's Tavern's efforts to help Christ Church, Philadelphia at KYW Newsradio:

    Old City Bar Starts Fundraiser To Help Neighboring Church
    Breaking News PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The "Church Lady" will be raising money to help an Old City church paint its steeple. "The Church Lady is a fabulous summer cocktail with some blueberry vodka, fresh blueberries, a little bit of seltzer and some fresh lemonade," said Eric Keiles, owner of Silence Dogood's Tavern at 2nd and Market Streets.
    https://kywnews.radio.com

32 hours ago

Today we want to take a moment to honor the l...

Today we want to take a moment to honor the life of Barbara Bush who died yesterday at the age of 92. The wife of President George H. W. Bush, and the mother of President George W. Bush, Barbara Bush was by all accounts an outspoken, witty, and formidable women. She was an advocate for many causes, most notably of which was her work championing literacy. The photograph featured here is from the 86th Army-Navy game that was held in Philadelphia in 1985. To then Vice President George H. W. Bush’s excitement as a veteran of the Navy, the Navy Midshipmen won this game 17-7. Barbara is pictured here by his side, where she stood throughout their 73 years of marriage and many years in public service. Barbara is survived by her husband and children, and will be remembered and honored by the entire country. Citation: Vice President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush at the 86 th Army-Navy Game, Box 41, Events, Public Relations, Philadelphia Navy Yard, RG 181: Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, National Archives at Philadelphia, (NAID: 279176) (HMS ID: PH-6334). #barbarabush #bush #41 #georgehwbush #archives #history #army #navy #nara


33 hours ago

Congratulations to our Resident Artist, Ahron...

Congratulations to our Resident Artist, Ahrong Kim for her feature in Ceramics Monthly! Here is a link to the online version of the article: https://ceramicartsnetwork.org/ceramics-monthly/ceramic-art-and-artists/ceramic-artists/2018-emerging-artist-ahrong-kim/#


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40 hours ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE FIXTURES IN BATHROOM TUB TO SHOWER,TOILET,VANITY AND INSTALL NEW KITCHEN SINK (MULTI FAMILY)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

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40 hours ago

Dalliance with Light (Andy Farmer) posted 1 photo to Flickr:

46 hours ago

We are growing! The new Clay Studio will have...

We are growing! The new Clay Studio will have more classrooms and kilns, expanded studios, a dedicated space for youth programs, plus more upgrades to meet the needs of today’s makers. #ClayTogether with us and learn more here: theclaystudio.org/campaign.


2 days ago

Dewey Garrett is one of the many talented art...

Dewey Garrett is one of the many talented artists in our Museum Collection. Experience Dewey Garrett's Topsy, Turvy and 1,100 + objects in the collection, Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm. . . . . . . . #DeweyGarrett #Centerforartinwood #MuseumCollection #Wood #Art #Sculpture #Cityscape #Objects #Lathe #OldCityPhilly #Explore #SoMuchtoSee


2 days ago

Proud to be included in Philadelphia -- visit...

Proud to be included in Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com's 40 Delicious Food Festivals Coming to Philadelphia in 2018!

    40+ Delicious Food Festivals Coming Soon to Philly
    There are few better ways to experience a region than through its food. With a rapidly growing dining scene and a bevy of signature eats, that's certainly true of Philadelphia. Luckily, there are tons of awesome food festivals hitting the area this year that let you do just that.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

2 days ago

Philadelphia Magazine names Sassafrasbar one ...

Philadelphia Magazine names Sassafrasbar one of Philly's Best Jazz Joints 🎷🎶

    Philly's Best Jazz Joints
    13 bars and restaurants where the best players play. While it's a genre often overlooked in the mainstream, Philly has a deep history of jazz musicians - and great spots to hear some of the best locals and touring acts over drinks or dinner.
    https://www.phillymag.com

2 days ago

Collection Highlight: Title: Topsy, Turvy Art...

Collection Highlight: Title: Topsy, Turvy Artist: Dewey Garrett Date: 2006 Materials: Oak Dimensions: 5" X 14" You can see this piece by Dewey Garrett and more in our Museum Collection of over 1,100 objects. You can also view and search our Collection online at http://ow.ly/My8u30jxiyh Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.


2 days ago

Just Posted: Great opportunity to be part of ...

Just Posted: Great opportunity to be part of the public safety process & special events that make Philly special. Now accepting applications for Homeland Security Planning Coordinator. Learn more ➡https://bit.ly/2gvCdK5 #EmergencyManagement #HomelandSecurity #PHLcityjobs

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Just Posted: Great opportunity to be part of the public safety process & special events that make Philly special. Now accepting applications for Homeland Security Planning Coordinator. Learn more...
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2 days ago

Nearly 24,000 women and girls entered costume...

Nearly 24,000 women and girls entered costumes in a “Dress-Your-Best” Contest sponsored in 1954. Marlene Dillman won a trip to Paris--click on the links to see photos of her winning outfits in the City of Lights. According to a McCall’s study at the time, the "average woman who sews" is a housewife between 20 and 39 years old, who has one or two children and a family income above the U. S. average. She makes 21 garments a year – 14 of them for herself. In addition, she makes six garments for her children and one for her husband. Did your mother sew outfits for you when you were a child? Do you sew? https://text-message.blogs.archives.gov/2018/03/22/13074/

    Fashion Forward at the National Archives
    Today's post was written by Laney Stevenson, Archives Technician at the National Archives at College Park. Although fashion may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of government records and the holdings of the National Archives, fashion and dress has, and continues to be, a significant aspect of life for many...
    http://text-message.blogs.archives.gov

2 days ago

"the challenges in this play are to have the ...

"the challenges in this play are to have the audience leave the theater with a lot of questions and very few answers... to have them try to understand another human being and to connect in a very spiritual and knowing way.” - Lindsay Smiling in The Philadelphia Tribune The World Premiere of PASSAGE by Christopher Chen begins this Wednesday, April 18. Get your tickets today --> https://goo.gl/957aNr #WilmaPassage

    Temple grad hopes play will help people connect spiritually
    Obie Award-winning playwright Christopher Chen brings the world premiere of "Passage" to the Wilma Theatre in collaboration with Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and the Wilma HotHouse Company of actors. "Passage" is described as a fantasia of E.M. Forster's "A Passage to India," a 1924 novel that described the British crown rule in India and addressed racial discrimination and the ensuing resentment.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

2 days ago

2 days ago

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new piece from...

Happy #mugshotmonday with this new piece from Michael Connelly Michael Connelly and a hint of Ryan Greenheck in the corner. Come see these pieces in our current exibition "Philadelphia Urban Potters & Guests" and shop more of Michael's work here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/artist/2318/Michael%20Connelly


3 days ago

9 Philadelphia apartments for $1,700/month or less

Listed at $1,700 / month, this 743-square-foot, 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom residence is located at 319 Vine St.

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Next, there's this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment situated at 2223 Spruce St., also listed at $1,700 / month for its 550-square-feet of space.

Here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom spot at 1716 Pine St. that's going for $1,700 / month.

Located at 3201 Race St., here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom residence that's listed for $1,700/ month.

Listed at $1,700 / month, this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is located at 2006 Walnut St.

Next, there's this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom townhouse, situated at 343 S 18th St. It's listed at $1,700 / month for its 567-square-feet of space.

Here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment at 2209 Walnut St. that's going for $1,695 / month.

Next, check out this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment that's located at 1900 Arch St. and also listed for $1,695 / month.

Located at 1734 Spruce St., here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,695 / month.

    9 Philadelphia apartments for $1,700/month or less
    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're on a budget of $1,700 / month. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Wilma Managing Director James Haskins and Goo...

Wilma Managing Director James Haskins and Good Karma Cafe owner Shawn Nesbit discuss their partnership that grew into a thriving cafe on Broad Street. Check out the full interview on Kyw Newsradio 1060

    Positively Philadelphia: A Taste of Wilma Theater's New Cafe
    PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's a small oasis on Broad Street with a big personality. The Wilma Theater has opened a cafe in its lobby. "Previously, we were dark most of the time in this great venue on the Avenue of the Arts (265 S.Broad Street)," said James Haskins, managing director.
    https://kywnews.radio.com

3 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Heavy rain has ended, but has caused streams, creeks & rivers in Philadelphia to approach minor flood stage. Tidal flooding is anticipated with high tide this afternoon in the area of Columbus Boulevard. Use caution driving near waterways. Never drive through flooded roads.


3 days ago

Don’t miss the 8th annual Philly Tech Week st...

Don’t miss the 8th annual Philly Tech Week starting April 27 through May 5! Philly Tech Week celebrates technology and innovation in the region by bringing together some of the best and brightest tech minds in the city for events ranging from panels and conferences to gaming-themed events and cocktail parties, including several events in Old City. Throughout its entirety, attendees can learn about various aspects of Philadelphia’s technology community through informative workshops, networking events and panels looking at the impact of the creative class: http://2018.phillytechweek.com/


3 days ago

Awesome events are happening in Philly and Ol...

Awesome events are happening in Philly and Old City this week, including Museum of the American Revolution's First Anniversary celebration! 🎉🎉🎉 via Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com

    25 Terrific Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 16-22
    Morgan's Pier | Photo by A. Ricketts for Visit Philadelphia The Philadelphia Science Festival, Modern Times at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 76ers and Flyers playoff games and more... From Morgan's Pier to Main Street in Manayunk, awesome events of every sort are going down in Philly this week.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

3 days ago

25 Terrific Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 16-22

Where:Morgan's Pier, 221 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

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Where:Various locations including SOUTH Kitchen and Jazz Parlor, 600 N. Broad Street

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

Where:Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Various locations including Barbuzzo, 110 S. 13th Street

Where:Love City Brewing, 1023 Hamilton Street

Where:Various locations including The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Various locations including Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Avenue

Where:Various locations including Barcade, 1114 Frankford Avenue

    25 Terrific Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 16-22
    Morgan's Pier | Photo by A. Ricketts for Visit Philadelphia The Philadelphia Science Festival, Modern Times at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 76ers and Flyers playoff games and more... From Morgan's Pier to Main Street in Manayunk, awesome events of every sort are going down in Philly this week.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

3 days ago

MTSOfan posted 1 photo to Flickr:
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4 days ago

Here's a great group shot of our awesome Clay...

Here's a great group shot of our awesome Claymobile staff!


4 days ago

Cherry Blossom season is here, and they're sp...

Cherry Blossom season is here, and they're springing up all over Philly, including the waterfront! 🌺🌸🌺

    Where to See Cherry Blossoms at Peak Bloom in Philadelphia
    Article One of the first signs of spring in Philadelphia is the prevalence of blooming cherry blossoms everywhere you look - the parks, the streets, the sidewalks. It's a stunning sight to see.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

5 days ago

Katrina and Julio enjoyed their first pottery...

Katrina and Julio enjoyed their first pottery making experience last night at Date Night! More Date Night info available here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/datenight/1


5 days ago

OEM Director @DanBradleyPHL recording this mo...

OEM Director @DanBradleyPHL recording this month's Part of the Plan video. April is #NationalVolunteerMonth. We look at volunteer partners from the Disaster Assistance Service Center & Greater Phila Long Term Recovery Committee who continue to help #HurricaneMaria evacuees


5 days ago

Practicing our emergency response plans today...

Practicing our emergency response plans today with some of our public safety partners. You can make and practice an emergency and escape plan too! ➡bit.ly/2vgLTiM #PracticeWhatWePlan


5 days ago

OEM director @DanBradleyPHL thanks volunteer ...

OEM director @DanBradleyPHL thanks volunteer groups who gave their sun-filled Saturday to do emergency shelter training with us. Appropriate that it's #NationalVolunteerMonth. Volunteerism is a selfless giving of time & talent. A critical function in emergency management!


5 days ago

This weekend is the Philadelphia Furniture Sh...

This weekend is the Philadelphia Furniture Show at the 23rd Street Armory showcasing unique original artisan-made furniture. While you're there stop by our booth for a chance to win our raffle with items from Wayne Art Center, Wharton Esherick Museum, and The Center for Art in Wood! Follow the link to see what's on display in our booth! http://ow.ly/HoCy30jutFK


5 days ago

"This promises to be a special event, conside...

"This promises to be a special event, considering the Wilma’s HotHouse Company is in on the act." #WilmaPassage begins Wednesday, April 18. Learn more --> https://goo.gl/957aNr

    7 days of things to do in Philadelphia from April 15 to 21 - Philly
    Manayunk StrEAT Food Festival Enjoy bites from more than 50 food trucks and tour some of Manayunk's best restaurants during this kickoff to Manayunk Restaurant Week. You'll also be able to stock up on homemade oils and spices, as well as fresh produce. There will be live music, too.
    http://www.philly.com

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