1 hour ago

How does a collection of songs turn into a To...

How does a collection of songs turn into a Tony Award-winning musical? Read on to find out. #WilmaPassingStrange

    THE NAME IS STEW
    In 1997, Stew formed a band, The Negro Problem. Heidi Rodewald joined the group in 1999 and became Stew's frequent collaborator. Stew said in an interview with Spike Lee: "It started on a club stage in front of about 150 people playing songs. Public Theater, downtown New York, was interested.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

1 hour ago

Old City Experience, Philadelphia shared The ...

    Peter Pan
    ARDEN CHILDREN'S THEATRE. Ever since J.M. Barrie's story first appeared in 1904, countless versions have been produced on stage and in film. Now, Arden Children's Theatre presents a brand-new production that celebrates the joy of storytelling and the power of imagination.
    https://tickets.ardentheatre.org

6 hours ago

11 hours ago

The Boyle siblings began their independent ex...

The Boyle siblings began their independent experiments in 1644, and they spent the next twenty-four years discussing their work: when they can’t visit one another, they report by mail from wherever they are. In this month's episode of Distillations podcast, learn more about Katherine Boyle: http://bit.ly/LadyRanelagh

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    The Boyle siblings began their independent experiments in 1644, and they spent the next twenty-four years discussing their work: when they can't visit one another, they report by mail from wherever...
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12 hours ago

Northern Liberties Recreation Center added 2 ...

CREATIVE DRAMA returns in February! Space is limited.

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Northern Liberties Recreation Center, Philadelphia, PA. 675 likes · 14 talking about this · 1,004 were here. Recreation Center
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15 hours ago

We’re changing our name on February 1, but yo...

We’re changing our name on February 1, but you’ll still be able to uncover the story behind the science in the museum.

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    We're changing our name on February 1, but you'll still be able to uncover the story behind the science in the museum.
    https://www.facebook.com

15 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

This group art show in the Center's lobby is a visual exploration of the leather/kink experience. Curators Heather Raquel Phillips, Ms. Philadelphia Leather 2017, and Amy Phillips, Mid Atlantic Leather Woman 2018, have brought together over 20 artists' work, including photography, drawing, video, sculpture, and more. The artist reception will be Sun., Feb. 11 from 2-4 pm.

    Black & Blue: Art Gallery Exhibit
    This group art show in the Center's lobby is a visual exploration of the leather/kink experience. Curators Heather Raquel Phillips, Ms. Philadelphia...
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16 hours ago

#Templemade Check out this feature on #WilmaP...

#Templemade Check out this feature on #WilmaPassingStrange actors Temple University/ Temple Theaters student Savannah Jackson and professor Lindsay Smiling.

    Temple Theater has a Spotlight in the Wilma Theater's "Passing Strange"
    Owls are everywhere... even in a Tony Award-winning rock musical! The Wilma Theater is putting on the musical of a lifetime, Passing Strange, a story of a rebellious young black man as he journeys to Europe in search of something "real."
    http://templeupdate.com

17 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared Love...

There's a sneak preview of Love, Simon at Ritz at the Bourse this Wed., Jan. 24 at 7:30 pm. We have a bunch of free passes for two if you want to swing by the Center and pick one up. (We'll post back when they're all gone.)

    Love, Simon
    This is about to get romantic af. See #LOVESIMON on March 16th.
    http://www.facebook.com

19 hours ago

Happy #mugshomonday with this new arrival fro...

Happy #mugshomonday with this new arrival from Susan Dewsnap!

    The Clay Studio
    Happy #mugshomonday with this new arrival from Susan Dewsnap!
    https://www.facebook.com

19 hours ago

The Wilma Theater added 2 new photos.

#WilmaPassingStrange actor Anthony Martinez-Briggs will be kicking off his red patent leather boots next Monday to play with his band ILL DOOTS in the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe. Join him and PASSING STRANGE creator Stew for an evening of music on January 29 at 7pm --> https://goo.gl/H7J6W9 Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,809 likes · 359 talking about this · 11,425 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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19 hours ago

The Center for Art in Wood updated their cove...

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4,347 likes · 44 talking about this · 1,238 were here. The Center for Art in Wood nurtures and promotes the innovation of art in wood through...
    https://www.facebook.com

20 hours ago

Today we look back at The Center's past exhib...

Today we look back at The Center's past exhibition Wood, Revisited in honor of the passing of Wendell Castle.

    Wendell Castle
    Born in 1932 and educated in Kansas, Castle moved to Rochester, New York, in 1961 and taught at the School for American Crafts. He is currently artist in residence at the school and maintains his studio in nearby Scottsville.
    http://www.woodrevisited.org

23 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
    https://www.facebook.com

30 hours ago

43 hours ago

Still looking for that Eagles game watching l...

Still looking for that Eagles game watching location? Come down to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. We’ve got a huge heated Lodge, two massive big screen TVs, food from Garces Group, Chickie's & Pete's, ans Franklin Fountain, and of course tons of beer and cocktails. Bring the non-watchers also because they can go ice skating or play arcades!

    Penn's Landing
    Still looking for that Eagles game watching location? Come down to Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. We've got a huge heated Lodge, two massive big screen TVs, food from Garces Group, Chickie's &...
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43 hours ago

"The story is related by the Narrator, a grow...

"The story is related by the Narrator, a grownup version of the misguided Youth, with a distinct sense of irony... and a kinetic, eclectic score that ranges from gospel to punk rock." - The Philadelphia Inquirer

    'Passing Strange' at the Wilma: Updated, rocking tale of Youth's quest for identity
    Stew and Heidi Rodewald's "Passing Strange" at the Wilma Theater tells an often-told tale: The self-glorifying, distinctly unheroic artist-hero questing for his identity through changes of scene, sexual encounters that stop short of love, and the supposedly redemptive act of creation.
    http://www.philly.com

45 hours ago

In 1785 William Herschel began constructing a...

In 1785 William Herschel began constructing an unprecedented 40-foot reflecting telescope to search out those secrets. The project would take years to complete, cost thousands of guineas, and test the limits of Herschel’s royal patronage. Read about the telescope that became a sensation, and the man who had a conflicted relationship with his creation: http://bit.ly/WilliamHerschel

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    In 1785 William Herschel began constructing an unprecedented 40-foot reflecting telescope to search out those secrets. The project would take years to complete, cost thousands of guineas, and test...
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47 hours ago

Claymobile Teacher and Windgate Fellow, Adam ...

Claymobile Teacher and Windgate Fellow, Adam Ledford is showing his work in "Scale Up" a show celebrating ten years of Windgate Fellows at The Center for Craft Creativity and Design. http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/scaleup/

    Scale Up: 10 Years, 10 Fellows, 10 Projects
    To mark the 10th Anniversary of the Windgate Fellowship, the Center for Craft awarded a total of ten, $10,000 Project Grants. This exhibition showcases how the next generation of craft artists used their funds to explore scale, installation, and community practice.
    http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org

2 days ago

This map of western Pennsylvania appears in D...

This map of western Pennsylvania appears in Dmitri Mendeleev's Neftianaia promyshlennost v svievero-amerikanskom shtatie Pensil’vanii i na Kavkaze (The Oil Industry in the North American State of Pennsylvania and the Caucasus). What was the father of the periodic table doing in Pennsylvania? http://ow.ly/4Afo30hTHbJ (Image: CHF Collections)

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    This map of western Pennsylvania appears in Dmitri Mendeleev's Neftianaia promyshlennost v svievero-amerikanskom shtatie Pensil'vanii i na Kavkaze (The Oil Industry in the North American State of...
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2 days ago

January is Blood Donor Month. What makes bloo...

January is Blood Donor Month. What makes blood types different? (Image: Compound Interest)

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    January is Blood Donor Month. What makes blood types different? (Image: Compound Interest)
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2 days ago

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

The Center's gallery is closed in preparation for our next exhibition. Our museum collection and store are open for your enjoyment, 10am - 5pm, Tues - Sat.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4,344 likes · 36 talking about this · 1,237 were here. The Center for Art in Wood nurtures and promotes the innovation of art in wood through...
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2 days ago

Donut party at The Clay Studio

Where: The Clay Studio at 137-139 N. 2nd St., 19106

    Donut party at The Clay Studio
    Join Carol Ha, owner of Okie Dokie Donuts, at this NoLibs art studio for hands-on lessons about how to glaze her gluten-free, small-batch treats. Tickets include snacks along the way plus a unique ceramic dessert plate made on site. Where: The Clay Studio at 137-139 N.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

The Freeman's Collectors Sale will be happening on February 7th and will feature pieces from The Clay Studio collection. Proceeds from the sale of lots 132-162 will be used to care for The Clay Studio Collection. Register to bid and receive a 15% off coupon for The Clay Studio Shop. Email jzwilling@theclaystudio.org after you register to receive your coupon code. https://www.freemansauction.com/

    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.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Due to the shutdown of the Federal Government...

Due to the shutdown of the Federal Government, we are unable to use any of our social media channels. National Archives facilities are closed and activities are canceled with some exceptions. See Archives.gov for details.

    National Archives |
    Request military records and learn about other services for yourself or a family member.
    https://www.archives.gov

2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared John...

    John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives at William Way LGBT Community Center
    If you're attending the Women's March in Philadelphia tomorrow, please consider dropping by the William Way LGBT Community Center afterwards to donate your LGBTQ-themed signs, banners, buttons,...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

T-shirts have arrived!!!! #brewerytown #troll...

T-shirts have arrived!!!! #brewerytown #trolley

    The Monkey & The Elephant
    T-shirts have arrived!!!! #brewerytown #trolley
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3 days ago

This month marks the 75th anniversary of Tesl...

This month marks the 75th anniversary of Tesla's death.

    The Extraordinary Life of Nikola Tesla
    smithsonian.com Match the following figures - Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla - with these biographical facts: Spoke eight languages Produced the first motor that ran on AC current Developed the underlying technology for wireless communication over long distances Held approximately 300 patents Claimed to have developed a "superweapon" that would end all war The match for each, of course, is Tesla.
    https://www.smithsonianmag.com

3 days ago

Winterfest Brewfest is THIS weekend. Saturday...

Winterfest Brewfest is THIS weekend. Saturday from 1-8 and Sunday from 1-4 featuring samples of tons of local craft beers and wine + DJ Royal T + Quizzo with Brian Hickey. And fear not, we'll be playing both games on our big screens. Breweries include SLY FOX BEER, Victory Beer, Yards Brewing Co., Cape May Brewing Co., Conshohocken Brewing Co., Twin Lakes Brewing Company, Dogfish Head, Tröegs Independent Brewing, Dock Street Brewery and Sand Castle Winery. The event is FREE and open to the public. Must be 21+ for alcohol samples.

    Winterfest Brewfest
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3 days ago

Please take note that the submission date to ...

Please take note that the submission date to apply to our residency program has been bumped up to March 5th. Pictured is resident artist, Roberta Massuch in her studio. More information about our residency is available here:http://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/residency.php Applications through Slide Room here: https://theclaystudio.slideroom.com/#/login/program/40635

    The Clay Studio
    Please take note that the submission date to apply to our residency program has been bumped up to March 5th. Pictured is resident artist, Roberta Massuch in her studio. More information about our...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

The Wilma Theater shared their event.

In this discussion of Stew and Heidi Rodewald’s musical and Jacqueline Woodson’s novel, dive deeper into both protagonists’ stories through a lively discussion, led by One Book, One Philadelphia and The Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio staff in open community discussion about home, the power of music, and self-discovery. #WilmaPassingStrange #OneBookOnePhiladelphia #PhillyTheatreWeek

    Passing Strange in Another Brooklyn
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

FYI Philly - So much good food this week you'll burst!

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    FYI Philly: Where the foodies go to eat!
    This weekend on FYI Philly, we visit the neighborhood that has become a foodie's paradise... home to an astounding 13 of Philadelphia Magazine's picks for 50 best restaurants. Sushi is really on a roll; we sample the options in the city and the suburbs.
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3 days ago

Our gallery is closed but here's a sneak peek...

Our gallery is closed but here's a sneak peek of our upcoming exhibition Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Join us for the opening and gallery talk Friday, Feb 2nd. Pictured:Winifred Helton-Harmon, Colorful Blankets, 2016

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Our gallery is closed but here's a sneak peek of our upcoming exhibition Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Join us for the opening and gallery talk Friday, Feb 2nd....
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Alicia Vitarelli checks out United By Blue on...

Alicia Vitarelli checks out United By Blue on Race Street in Old City! FYI Philly

    FYI Philly: Shop AND Eat - In Style!
    When you don't have time to go to a store and a restaurant.
    http://6abc.com

4 days ago

"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.
    https://whyy.org

4 days ago

4 days ago

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    USE AS A SIT-IN EATERY.. PROPSED CHANGES ARE INSTALLATION OF A COFFEE STATION IN THE FIRST FLOOR AND ELECTRIC KITCHEN AND DUCTLESS VENTILATION IN THE BASEMENT.

    244 RACE ST Issued January 17, 2018 Comment

4 days 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
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days 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.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days 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:...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days 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


4 days ago

Leila Gordon shared an event to The Monkey & ...

Join Repair the World: Philadelphia on January 31st from 6:30 - 8 PM for a night of seed packing, snack eating and drinking! (Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided) We will be packing seeds with Owen Taylor, the founder of Truelove Seeds. He works with rural and urban food justice projects to preserve and proliferate culturally important heirloom seeds and the stories and traditions embodied in them. January 31st is also Tu B'Shvat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees! Packaging seeds and learning about their cultural relevance is how we're celebrating this holiday! https://www.facebook.com/events/153114665341990/

    Seeds, Snacks, & Six Packs
    Join us for a night of seed packing, snack eating and drinking! (Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided) We will be packing seeds with Owen...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days 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
    http://6abc.com

4 days 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!...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days 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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4 days 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.
    http://www.facebook.com

4 days 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."...
    https://www.facebook.com

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