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"a grand yet intimate piece of musical theate...

"a grand yet intimate piece of musical theater" "a tour-de-force performance from Jamar Williams" "Several actors in PASSING STRANGE are part of the Wilma’s recently formed HotHouse, a troupe devoted to intense physical training and to new ideas about interpretation. This production brims with them." - WHYY #WilmaPassingStrange

    Review: 'Passing Strange,' and grandly
    Broad Street between Locust and Spruce streets Runs through Feb. 18 - Bold, boisterous, and bellicose, the Wilma Theater production of the musical "Passing Strange" seems much more real than it did on Broadway 10 years ago. And that's important: What's real or not is at the core of the engrossing musical.
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underneathstars. posted 2 photos to Flickr:

10 hours ago

Beginning February 1, CHF will have a new nam...

Beginning February 1, CHF will have a new name: the Science History Institute. Over the coming weeks we’ll share the stories of other name-changing in the history of science. #StoriesofScience

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    Beginning February 1, CHF will have a new name: the Science History Institute. Over the coming weeks we'll share the stories of other name-changing in the history of science. #StoriesofScience
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13 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Entries for Small Favors are due January 29th! Apply through the link in our bio. Pictured are pieces from Small Favors 2017 made by Victoria Ahmadizadeh, Nicole Aquillano, and Jill Birschbach. More info here: http://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/sf.php Apply here: https://theclaystudio.slideroom.com/#/login/program/40223

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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14 hours ago

For decades instrument makers, musicians, and...

For decades instrument makers, musicians, and even scientists have tried to figure out what makes a Stradivarius so special. Explore the whole story in the current issue of Distillations magazine: http://bit.ly/StradivariScience

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    For decades instrument makers, musicians, and even scientists have tried to figure out what makes a Stradivarius so special. Explore the whole story in the current issue of Distillations magazine:...
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14 hours ago

Rare Painting Of Washington’s War Tent On View Now At Museum Of The American Revolution

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

    Rare Painting Of Washington's War Tent On View Now At Museum Of The American Revolution
    Just two weeks after the Museum of the American Revolution opened in April 2017, museum curators made a surprising discovery. A 235-year-old, seven-foot-long watercolor painting illustrating the Continental Army's 1782 encampment at Verplanck's Point in New York appeared at a public auction.
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14 hours ago

Explore Today's Cheapest Rentals In Old City, Philadelphia

Listed at $1,295 / month, this 400-square-foot studio apartment, located at 300 Market St., is 24.5 percent less than the $1,715 / month median rent for a studio...

This 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom dwelling, situated at 33 Letitia St., is listed for $1,320 / month. In the unit, look for air conditioning, carpeted floors...

Here's a 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom single-family home at 130 Arch St., which, at 700 square feet, is going for $1,320 / month. The building offers a...

...there's this 5,724-square-foot townhouse with one bedroom and one bathroom at 50 S 2nd St., listed at $1,350 / month. In the unit, expect to find air conditioning, hardwood flooring...

Finally, this 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom rental, situated at 116 S 7th St., is listed for $1,445 / month. In the unit, expect both air conditioning and central...

    Explore Today's Cheapest Rentals In Old City, Philadelphia
    According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a 1-bedroom in Old City are hovering around $1,650 (compared to a $1,460 average for Philadelphia). So how does the low-end pricing on an Old City rental look these days--and what might you get for the price?
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16 hours ago

No need for tears, we are giving discounts to...

No need for tears, we are giving discounts to those sporting Philadelphia Eagles gear at the rink. Join SWOOP and the Eagles Cheerleaders FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 from 6PM to 7PM and enjoy discounted skating from 5PM to 8:30PM with your Eagles gear! #FlyEaglesFly


17 hours ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared an...

Those of you who frequent Red Hook have probably already seen this exhibit. If not, tomorrow is your last chance! Red Hook is hosting an "exhibit closing party" where you can meet the artists and learn about the Tuesday Darkroom Class at Fleisher Art Memorial.

    Exhibit Closing Party
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18 hours ago

FYI Philly visits Old City's TORC Yoga, one o...

FYI Philly visits Old City's TORC Yoga, one of the neighborhood's newest businesses:

    FYI Philly: Get your mind and body set for 2018
    FYI Philly: Get your mind and body set for 2018
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18 hours ago

The Wilma Theater added 6 new photos.

"'Cause we say it's alright!" #WilmaPassingStrange photos are here! Take a peek at this musical that may "look like sodom, from top to bottom, a shopping mall of vice, but its alright with me." Experience this musical --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,791 likes · 343 talking about this · 11,360 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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18 hours ago

The Center for Art in Wood added 2 new photos...

Today is the last day to experience CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson and The Selected Works of Dean Pulver the 2017 Bob Stocksdale International Excellence in Wood Awardee. The Center is open until 5pm today. If you miss seeing the exhibitions in person you can view them on our website. https://centerforartinwood.org/exhibitions/

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Installation image of CRISS CROSS: Robyn Horn / Brian Dickerson by John Carlano.
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18 hours ago

A peak from our current exhibition, Reinventi...

A peak from our current exhibition, Reinventing Clay. Tyler Schradnt's 3D printer in action! Come by this Sunday, January 21st from 1-3pm to see it in person.

    The Clay Studio
    A peak from our current exhibition, Reinventing Clay. Tyler Schradnt's 3D printer in action! Come by this Sunday, January 21st from 1-3pm to see it in person.
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18 hours ago

Philly makes the shortlist for new Amazon HQ!...

Philly makes the shortlist for new Amazon HQ!!

    Philly Makes Amazon's List of Top 20 HQ2 Finalists
    The company just announced its short list. This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Congrats, Philly. Amazon has narrowed its list of potential host cities for its second headquarters, and Philly made it through the first round of cuts.
    http://www.phillymag.com

19 hours ago

Chemical Heritage Foundation shared Materials...

Our friends at Drexel University's Materials Science & Engineering are exploring stuff on February 3!

    Philly Materials Day 2018
    Come join us at the eighth annual Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day for "Materiality: Exploring the Materials that Impact Your World."...
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20 hours ago

Check out Humphrys Flag Company on CBS Philly...

Check out Humphrys Flag Company on CBS Philly:

    Historic Philly Flag Shop Shows Off Eagles Creations
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A Philadelphia flag institution is fielding many calls about Eagles flags before the big game on Sunday. Humphrys Flag Company opened its doors in Philadelphia in 1864. Employees craft American flags and others from around the world.
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34 hours ago

Happy Birthday to Benjamin Franklin!

Happy Birthday to Benjamin Franklin!

    The Clay Studio
    Happy Birthday to Benjamin Franklin!
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36 hours ago

Many thanks to all of the neighbors who helpe...

Many thanks to all of the neighbors who helped clean up our school yards, playground, and streets this Monday.

    Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village
    Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary. Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe's Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.
    https://qvna.org

36 hours ago

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/17/2018 -

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/17/2018 -

    QVNA Weekly Newsletter
    Read the latest issue of QVNA's e-newletter to learn about events and programs happening in and near Philadelphia's first neighborhood.
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38 hours ago

"We realized that this problem of having many...

"We realized that this problem of having many more ways to do something incorrectly than correctly shows up in many other areas of science and mathematics, including the design of protein structures in biology and the design of Sudoku puzzles."

    Scientists lay out why some origami won't fold under pressure
    Scientists and engineers are fascinated by self-folding structures. Imagine the possibilities: heart stents that unfold in the right location or pop-up tents that assemble at the press of a button, as well as nanoscale versions ...
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40 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Shop new arrivals from Julie Moon in our shop: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/ShopPromo.faces

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 15K likes. The Clay Studio is an internationally recognized non-profit ceramic art organization in Philadelphia, PA.
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40 hours ago

Reminder: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day ...

Reminder: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was on Monday. Trash collection will be on Saturday, January 20th. Please leave trash at the curb on Friday evening. Thank you.

    Old City Experience, Philadelphia
    Reminder: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was on Monday. Trash collection will be on Saturday, January 20th. Please leave trash at the curb on Friday evening. Thank you.
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40 hours ago

Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village

Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary.  Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe’s Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.

    Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village
    Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary. Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe's Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.
    https://qvna.org

40 hours ago

Charming Society Hill home from 1818 asks $729K

An idyllic Society Hill home from 1818 that charms on the corner of 5th and Spruce has just hit the market, with surprisingly spacious interiors.

438 Spruce Street [Jared Carrell, BHHS Fox & Roach-Center City Walnut]

    Charming Society Hill home from 1818 asks $729K
    An idyllic Society Hill home from 1818 that charms on the corner of 5th and Spruce has just hit the market, with surprisingly spacious interiors. The brick, 19th-century home may look tiny from the outside, but behind the blue front door hides a 1,783 square feet of space that stretches from the front living room to the dining room and kitchen, followed by a landscaped backyard hooked up with an automatic watering system.
    https://philly.curbed.com

42 hours ago

Old City District shared Philadelphia -- visi...

There lots to do around Philadelphia this week, including Old City! ✨

    18+ Fantastic Things to Do in Philly This Week
    Rothman Institute Ice Rink | Photo courtesy Center City District Center City Restaurant Week, the Eagles in the NFC Championship game, the Philly Home Show and more... It's looking like a delightfully delicious week here in Philadelphia. Center City District Restaurant Week is in full swing at more than 120 different eateries where you can spend a night out enjoying a three-course meal.
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42 hours ago

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PAS...

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PASSING STRANGE! Let's get ready to play all night. #WilmaPassingStrange #phillytheatre #philly

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    Discover & share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs.
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43 hours ago

If you’re curious about the history of scienc...

If you’re curious about the history of science, you likely know Robert Boyle and his work. But Boyle wasn’t working alone: his published work refers to partners and collaborators. Or he’d publish their response to his ideas. But Robert’s most frequent and influential collaborator—his intellectual partner!—was his sister, Katherine, even though she never appears in his work by name. In this month's episode of Distillations podcast, learn more about Katherine Boyle: http://bit.ly/LadyRanelagh (Image: Chiara Ogan flickr: http://ow.ly/zkI630hPVuU)

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    If you're curious about the history of science, you likely know Robert Boyle and his work. But Boyle wasn't working alone: his published work refers to partners and collaborators. Or he'd publish...
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43 hours ago

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of t...

Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve the visitor experience of our Museum Collection. Join us Fri. Feb. 2, 2018 for the big unveiling of this important project!

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Fellows Trent Rhodes and Candice Candeto of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture at the University of Delaware spent this past fall at the Center for their independent study to improve...
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44 hours ago

Where to Watch the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game

Little Lion (243 Chestnut St.)

Nick's Bar & Grille (16 S 2nd St.)

O'Neals Pub (611 South 3rd St.)

Silence DoGood’s (216 Market St.)

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Cinder Copper & Lace (1500 Locust St.)

Bru/U-Bahn (1318 Chestnut St.)

Interstate Drafthouse (1235 E Palmer St.)

Mad Rex (1000 Frankford Ave.)

McGillins (1310 Drury St.)

Taproom on 19th (2400 S 19th St.)

Varga Bar (941 Spruce St.)

    Where to Watch the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game
    The Eagles have advanced to the NFC Championship game, which they'll play against the Vikings at the Linc on Sunday at 6:40 PM. If you weren't lucky enough to snag one of the tickets when they went on sale (and can't afford spending $1000s of dollars on StubHub)-we've rounded up where you can cheer on the birds without breaking the bank!
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45 hours ago

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster ...

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to “stick to your job,” which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2130-0; Box 16; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to "stick to your job," which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war...
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47 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared their event.

Guess who's coming back to the cafe?

    Live in the Cafe: Stew and ILL DOOTS
    Tony Award-winning creator of PASSING STRANGE Stew returns for another evening at the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe. Playing a selection of songs from his...
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2 days ago

PMillera4 posted 1 photo to Flickr:

2 days ago

"Helps" might be a subjective term.

"Helps" might be a subjective term.

    What Happens When an Algorithm Helps Write Science Fiction
    The machines sat empty in the dark. Only a single light was on when Anne and Ed entered. A lone searcher was staring at the Other planet 1, his face half-swallowed by the viewer, and the empty banks of blank screens 2 sloped into the room's vague emptiness.
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2 days ago

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStran...

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.

    The Wilma Theater
    Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.
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2 days ago

We still have a few spots left for our Handcr...

We still have a few spots left for our Handcrafted donut decorating event this Sunday in partnership with Okie Dokie Donuts (pictured below). The workshop is from 3-5pm, tickets are $40/$35 (members) and include one-of-a-kind donut plates by Adam Chau. More info and registration here: http://www.theclaystudio.org/participate/events.php?id=751

    The Clay Studio
    We still have a few spots left for our Handcrafted donut decorating event this Sunday in partnership with Okie Dokie Donuts (pictured below). The workshop is from 3-5pm, tickets are $40/$35 (members)...
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2 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood added 3 new photos...

The Center for Art in Wood is getting ready for an offsite display at Philadelphia’s Building BOK, a center for creatives, small-businesses and non-profits. Round and Round by artist Michael de Forest was created for the Center’s past exhibition Robin Wood’s Cores Recycled. This piece is just one of many that will be on view at the BOK this winter. To order the Robin Wood’s Cores Recycled book follow the link. https://centerforartinwood.org/product/robin-woods-cores-recycled/

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Michael de Forest Round and Round 2012 Core, milk paint 3 1/4 x 4 1/2"
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