5 hours ago

Chemical Heritage Foundation shared their eve...

At December's First Friday: a harrowing tale about what not to get your kids for the holidays.

    First Friday: Sci-Fi Radio Play
    Travel back in time for a live, simulated radio play with a sci-fi twist! Last year we brought you the Ray Bradbury play Marionettes, Inc. This year the...
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9 hours ago

"I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWeddi...

"I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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14 hours ago

A small, unassuming painting now on view in T...

A small, unassuming painting now on view in Things Fall Apart had a previous life as a travel keepsake. The piece is a loose copy painted on a thin piece of ferrous metal similar to the metal used for tintypes. Art historian Nicole E. Cook on the art of memory on the Distillations blog: http://ow.ly/DLgR30gENFB See the piece in person: bit.ly/WhatFallsApart

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    A small, unassuming painting now on view in Things Fall Apart had a previous life as a travel keepsake. The piece is a loose copy painted on a thin piece of ferrous metal similar to the metal used...
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14 hours ago

"She resembles my wife in everything." #Wilma...

"She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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21 hours ago

26 hours ago

The Rediscovering the Refugee Scholars projec...

The Rediscovering the Refugee Scholars project at Northeastern University tells the stories of 80 women scientists and mathematicians.

    The Forgotten Women Scientists Who Fled the Holocaust for the United States
    smithsonian.com Nedda Friberti was an Italian mathematician and physicist reduced to refugee status in World War II. Fanny Shapiro came from Latvia, where she studied bacteriology until the war disrupted her research. French microbiologist Marguerite Lwoff worked with her husband, André Lwoff, though she didn't receive the Nobel Prize along with him.
    https://www.smithsonianmag.com

30 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Shop handmade this holiday season! Our store has just been stocked with some brand new work from Mike Helke, Mike Stumbras, and Brian Giniewski along with a few more artists. Come by to take a look or click below to shop online: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces

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

We're so excited to invite you to our fundrai...

We're so excited to invite you to our fundraising dinner on Wednesday, December 6th, hosted by chez NOVAKS. 100% of the profits go toward The Monkey & The Elephant's transitional employment program. Get your tickets today!

    Fundraising Dinner
    The Monkey and the Elephant cordially invites you to join us for an exclusive fundraising dinner at chez NOVAKS in Philadelphia. All proceeds and donations go to The Monkey & The Elephant's transitional employment program. Bring your favorite bottle of wine (BYOB) and enjoy a three course meal on historic Girard Ave.
    https://the-monkey-and-the-elephant.ticketleap.com

31 hours ago

Greetings, I just wanted to share this 20 min...

Greetings, I just wanted to share this 20 min short film with you and your friends. Let me know what you think?

    A Child of God short film LGBT.
    Sean Johnson has some great news for his parents, at least that's what he thinks. After inviting them to his apartment to share his news an ensuing arguments erupts throwing the whole family into a state of chaos and bitter feelings.
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31 hours ago

"Lorca learned he was being hunted and hid in...

"Lorca learned he was being hunted and hid in the house of a childhood friend, ironically the son of a Falangist official. He stayed there until he was arrested by militia on August 16." Read the final installment of Life of Lorca by BLOOD WEDDING dramaturg Walter Bilderback. #WilmaBloodWedding #Lorca

    OPEN STAGES ONLINE: Life of Lorca, Part 5
    by Walter Bilderback, Production Dramaturg Lorca's Death In the years after Blood Wedding premiered, Lorca finished two more plays set in rural Andalusia: Yerma and The House of Bernarda Alba. While both have elements of stylization, neither has characters like the Moon or the Beggar in Blood Wedding.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

31 hours ago

Checking out the new Yards Brewery, a new bowling hot spot

500 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

925 Canal St, Bristol, PA 19007

713 North 4th St., Philadelphia, PA 19123

100 N. 2nd Street (at Arch), Philadelphia, PA 19106

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6700 Essington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19153

1810 Grant Avenue (at Bustleton), Philadelphia, PA 19115

    FYI Philly: Checking out the new Yards Brewery, a new bowling hot spot
    This week FYI Philly is giving thanks to all the great things Philadelphia has to offer. Including the brand new Yards Brewery, the oversized entertainment venue Bowlero in Feasterville and the biggest party on the Parkway, the annual 6abc Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade.
    http://6abc.com

34 hours ago

"The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She...

"The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She stops halfway and slowly makes the sign of the cross." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and Costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The MOTHER goes to the door on the left. She stops halfway and slowly makes the sign of the cross." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and Costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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34 hours ago

What happens when science and spectacle meet?...

What happens when science and spectacle meet? November is Aviation History Month, so soar into the weekend with two tales of ballooning

    Two Tales of Ballooning
    This animated video tells two very different stories from the early days of ballooning: the spectacles of Sophie Blanchard and the scientific missions of James Glaisher. The video was produced in 2014 as a part of a collaboration between CHF and students in John Serpentelli's Commercial Animation class at Philadelphia's University of the Arts.
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34 hours ago

After a decade of research, including more th...

After a decade of research, including more than three years of writing, editing, design, photography, and illustration, the Emil Milan Research Project has launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish the highly anticipated biography of Emil Milan. Order your copy: bit.ly/emil_milan

    The Center for Art in Wood
    After a decade of research, including more than three years of writing, editing, design, photography, and illustration, the Emil Milan Research Project has launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish...
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36 hours ago

Old City District shared Philadelphia -- visi...

Old City makes Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com's Best Places for Shopping! 🛍️ Enjoy extended hours, sales and specials every Thursday evening during ✨ Historic Holiday Nights ✨ November 30 - December 28!

    The Best Places for Holiday Shopping in Philadelphia
    Find something for everyone on your holiday shopping list - and treat yourself as well - at Philadelphia's awesome retail destinations, creative craft bazaars, holiday pop-up shops, independent boutiques, charming main streets and top-rated shopping malls.
    http://www.visitphilly.com

37 hours ago

Author Trevor Hoppe featured in panel discuss...

Author Trevor Hoppe featured in panel discussion at the Center tonight at 7 pm!

    HIV criminalization to be explored at community panel
    According to Trevor Hoppe, assistant professor of sociology at the University at Albany, SUNY, "criminalization is never the appropriate response to infectious disease." It's an idea that Hoppe explores in his new book, "Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness," which he'll be discussing Nov. 17 at William Way LGBT Community Center.
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39 hours ago

"The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to ...

"The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to her side as a sign of modesty, and her head hangs low." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The BRIDE comes in. Her hands stay close to her side as a sign of modesty, and her head hangs low." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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39 hours ago

Penn's Landing shared Blue Cross RiverRink's ...

Only one week until this wonderland returns to the waterfront!

    Opening Weekend at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
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45 hours ago

spacecadetsf posted 5 photos to Flickr:

2 days ago

It's that time of year when everything is cov...

It's that time of year when everything is covered in bright lights and we get to break out the hot spiked beverages. Cheers to the holiday season in Philly.

    15+ Things We're Psyched to Do in Philly During The Holidays
    Photo by Matt Stanley for DRWC Center City ice skating, grand tree lightings, Mummers' day dancing and more... Winter nights are joyfully brighter at the Franklin Square Holiday Festival, which features the nightly Electrical Spectacle, lighting up the park with 50,000 (!) twinkling lights shimmering and dancing to a holiday soundtrack of classics.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

2 days ago

The Annual FOOD/TOY DRIVE is here. Hope you ...

The Annual FOOD/TOY DRIVE is here. Hope you can help us reach our goal If it is easier for you, we also take monetary donations to help us get to our goal.

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    The Annual FOOD/TOY DRIVE is here. Hope you can help us reach our goal If it is easier for you, we also take monetary donations to help us get to our goal.
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2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

Our resident artist, Joshua Paul Hebbert is showing "No Way" in the Sykes Gallery at Millersville University. Check it out now until January 11th! See more of Joshua's work: Website: www.joshuahebbert.com Instagram: @objectmaker

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

It's National Button Day. Buttons were one of...

It's National Button Day. Buttons were one of the many everyday objects made from Bakelite, seen here in the Museum at CHF.

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    It's National Button Day. Buttons were one of the many everyday objects made from Bakelite, seen here in the Museum at CHF.
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2 days ago

Philadelphia City Archives – We’re Moving!

The Philadelphia City Archives is relocating to 456 N. 5th Street! As of December 15, 2017, our site will temporarily close to the public to facilitate...

    Philadelphia City Archives - We're Moving!
    The Philadelphia City Archives is relocating to 456 N. 5th Street! As of December 15, 2017, our site will temporarily close to the public to facilitate our relocation. We will continue to fulfill requests for copies of deeds, except for requests that are for historical research and/or academic research purposes.
    https://www.phillyhistory.org

2 days ago

"Did you hear a horse last night?" #WilmaBloo...

"Did you hear a horse last night?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "Did you hear a horse last night?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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2 days ago

"Wildly inventive storytelling...it's not jus...

"Wildly inventive storytelling...it's not just a night in the theater, it's an experience." Experience #WilmaBloodWedding before Nov. 19 --> https://goo.gl/H1jGtk

    The Wilma Theater
    "Wildly inventive storytelling...it's not just a night in the theater, it's an experience." Experience #WilmaBloodWedding before Nov. 19 --> https://goo.gl/H1jGtk
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2 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood shared Old City Di...

The Center for Art in Wood is participating in Historic Holiday Nights in Old City. At the Center on Nov 30th we will have a hands on ornament decorating craft, hot cider, cookies and 5% off with your purchase of $50 or more in our store. * Not valid with any other offers or exhibition artwork, good through Dec 31, 2017.

    Historic Holiday Nights in Old City
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2 days ago

Yards' New Brewery on Spring Garden is Now Open

Yards Brewing Co. has a brand new space at 5th & Spring Garden with a new taproom, an excellent local chef, and more, and it opens on Thursday, November 16.

    Yards' New Brewery on Spring Garden is Now Open
    Yards Brewing Co. has a brand new space at 5th & Spring Garden with a new taproom, an excellent local chef, and more, and it opens on Thursday, November 16. The 70,000 square foot space features Yards' first ever kitchen, which will be run by James Burke, a 3-time James Beard Award semifinalist who once ran James in South Philly and has worked under Starr, Vetri, and other excellent chefs.
    http://philly.thedrinknation.com

2 days ago

Pictured here is a photograph of a beaver, wh...

Pictured here is a photograph of a beaver, which is described as the “tame beaver which lives under the old boat dock at Windigo.” This photograph, among others, were included along with a progress report detailing the findings of a survey which was conducted from May 2 to May 26, 1948 by the National Park Service within Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. This report details observations on beavers and their available food resources within Isle Royale National Park. Want to learn more about our National Park Service holdings and more at the National Archives at Philadelphia? Check out our online catalog at: archives.gov/research/catalog/ and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing us at philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Today’s post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Citation: Beaver Food Investigation of Isle Royale National Park; Isle Royale - 715-08 – Beaver; Box 79; Correspondence and Reports Regarding Historic Shrines, Sites, Monuments, Parks, and Proposed Sites; Northeast Region: Region Five; Record Group 79: Records of the National Park Service; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 74207483) (Record Entry ID: HS1-290251411).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Pictured here is a photograph of a beaver, which is described as the "tame beaver which lives under the old boat dock at Windigo." This photograph, among others, were included along with a progress...
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2 days ago

Thanksgiving Day Parade, new Yards Taproom, and other things to do in Philadelphia Nov. 17 to 23

...soaring, 70,000-square-foot taproom, event space, 100-bbl brewery, and canning line at 500 Spring Garden St. The taproom and event space open Thursday, Nov. 16, while brewing and canning will pick...

8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd., $14 to $20, 215-413-1318, fringearts.com

8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St., $56.95, electricfactory.info

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Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Roosevelt Mall, 2329 Cottman Ave.

3 p.m. Sunday, at the American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut St., $20, 215-569-8080, pcmsconcerts.org

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St., free, 215-204-7609, temple.edu/boyer

7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut St., $25 to $50, curtis.edu

With the Texas Gentlemen, at 8 p.m. Friday at the Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. Tickets: $39 to $89. 225-893-1999.

8 p.m. Friday, Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch St., $30, thetroc.com

8:30 p.m. Friday, Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. $23. 215-232-2100, utphilly.com

    Thanksgiving Day Parade, new Yards Taproom, and other things to do in Philadelphia Nov. 17 to 23
    98th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade The nation's oldest Thanksgiving parade (take that, New York) is back. Among this year's floats are Clifford the Big Red Dog, Daniel Tiger, Strawberry Shortcake, and the Penguins of Madagascar 2; special guests include Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

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    INSTALL 1 MOP SINK, 1 WATER CLOSET, 1 LAV, WATER HEATER AND 2 FLOOR DRAINS.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

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2 days ago

Yards Brewery and Taproom in Northern Liberties

The new Yards Brewery opens at 6 pm on November 16 to the public! Welcome to 500 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties!

    Yards Brewery and Taproom in Northern Liberties
    The new Yards Brewery and taproom is at 500 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties! This stunning 70,000-square-foot facility will have 20 taps flowing, a full menu of food, a lounge with a pool table, dart board, shuffleboard, and TVs.
    http://www.myphillyalive.com

3 days ago

Run baby run....marathons update and impact

Run baby run....marathons update and impact

    City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 - 19
    Press Contact Only: Ajeenah Amir Ajeenah.amir@phila.gov 215-686-6210 Mark Wilgus mwilgus@spyrtecom.com 267-432-7065 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 - 19 PHILADELPHIA (November 16 - November 19, 2017) - City of Philadelphia officials would like to remind residents that streets will be closed in many parts of...
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3 days ago

Youth Basketball is filling up quickly.

Youth Basketball is filling up quickly.

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Youth Basketball is filling up quickly.
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3 days ago

Check out Joseph Eduardo Iacona “Hypothesis" ...

Check out Joseph Eduardo Iacona “Hypothesis" show at The Fairmount House from November 3rd – 26th! Joseph who has been a dedicated Teaching Artist with The Clay Studio's Claymobile program for the past seven years. Gallery hours: Saturdays & Sundays 12 - 5PM See more of Joseph's work : Website: www.josephiacona.com Instagram: @joseph.iacona http://www.theclaystudio.org/claymobile/history.php

    The Clay Studio
    Check out Joseph Eduardo Iacona "Hypothesis" show at The Fairmount House from November 3rd - 26th! Joseph who has been a dedicated Teaching Artist with The Clay Studio's Claymobile program for the...
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3 days ago

Art Mart at New Boone, Good read about bad behavior, plus an Opportunity for eco-art intervention

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    Art Mart at New Boone, Good read about bad behavior, plus an Opportunity for eco-art intervention
    Art Mart at New Boone, Good read about bad behavior, plus an Opportunity for eco-art intervention The News Post has one of everything today. One News item, One Good Read, and One Opportunity! Enjoy this sweet short and useful version of the News Post!
    http://www.theartblog.org

3 days ago

Old City District shared Philadelphia MDO Spe...

This weekend:

    City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 - 19
    Press Contact Only: Ajeenah Amir Ajeenah.amir@phila.gov 215-686-6210 Mark Wilgus mwilgus@spyrtecom.com 267-432-7065 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE City Announces Road Closures for 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon Race Weekend, November 17 - 19 PHILADELPHIA (November 16 - November 19, 2017) - City of Philadelphia officials would like to remind residents that streets will be closed in many parts of...
    http://phlevents.org

3 days ago

The Clay Studio updated their profile picture...

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

William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

Come join us as we honor the memory of those who lost their lives to anti-transgender violent attacks and suicide. We will also celebrate our triumphs as a community

    Trans Day of Remembrance
    Come join us as we honor the memory of those who lost their lives to anti-transgender violent attacks and suicide. We will also celebrate our triumphs as...
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3 days ago

Bars Open on Thanksgiving 2017 in Philadelphia

Yards Brewing Co. has a brand new space at 5th & Spring Garden with a new taproom, an excellent local chef, and more, and it opens on Thursday, Novemb...read more ›

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American Sardine Bar (1800 Federal St.; 215-334-2337)

Assembly Rooftop Lounge (1875 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-783-4171)

Bishop's Collar (2349 Fairmount Ave.; 215-765-1616)

Bottle Bar East (1308 Frankford Ave.; 267-909-8867)

O'Neal's Pub (611 S 3rd St.; 215-574-9495)

Pub on Passyunk East (1501 East Passyunk Ave.; 215-755-5125)

Ray's Happy Birthday Bar (1200 East Passyunk Ave.; 215-365-1169)

Red Owl Tavern (433 Chestnut St.; 215-923-2267)

Sassafras (48 S 2nd St.; 215-925-2317)

Scarpetta (210 W Rittenhouse Sq.; 215-558-4199)

South Philadelphia Tap Room (1509 Mifflin St.; 215-271-7787)

Square 1682 (121 S 17th St.; 215-563-5008)

Taproom on 19th (2400 S 19th St.; 267-687-7817)

The Twisted Tail (509-511 S. 2nd St.; 215-558-2471)

Urban Farmer (1850 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-963-2788)

    Bars Open on Thanksgiving 2017 in Philadelphia
    If family time gets to be too much, you may need a drink (or 10) after this year's Thanksgiving feast. While the liquor stores may be closed, many bars in Philadelphia are kind enough to open their doors to all of us in need of some relaxation.
    http://philly.thedrinknation.com

3 days ago

Check out United By Blue in philly.com!

Check out United By Blue in philly.com!

    United by Blue ramps up dining in its new flagship store in Old City
    Buy a kayak and a breakfast sandwich. Or maybe wool gloves and a pulled bison sandwich on potato roll. Or a quilted vest with a mug of ReAnimator coffee and a plate of griddle cakes with house-made sausage. United by Blue, the Philadelphia-based outdoors-theme retailer, opens its new flagship store on Thursday, Nov.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

"LEONARDO comes in and sits down. His WIFE be...

"LEONARDO comes in and sits down. His WIFE behind him in a rigid posture." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "LEONARDO comes in and sits down. His WIFE behind him in a rigid posture." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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3 days ago

As 1939 drew to a close and war spread across...

As 1939 drew to a close and war spread across Europe, the Associated Press ran a peculiar story: the Nazis were on the verge of converting coal into butter. But butter was just one food that chemists were working on. Learn more about the brave new world they thought was right around the corner: http://ow.ly/T48v30gBgpb

    Chemical Heritage Foundation
    As 1939 drew to a close and war spread across Europe, the Associated Press ran a peculiar story: the Nazis were on the verge of converting coal into butter. But butter was just one food that chemists...
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