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We are a community! We support each other an...

We are a community! We support each other and our community artists in distress Even a little is more than nothing Thank you for your support https://www.gofundme.com/rebuilding-after-the-fire-for-al

    Click here to support Rebuilding After the Fire for Al organized by Dana Leuth Byrnes
    Al Gury, an artist, educator, author, beloved friend, and PAWS contributor had a 4 alarm fire in his building last night. Even worse, there is a concern it was started on purpose. Luckily, Al is alive but all of his art, and more importantly, his cats and the cats he fosters perished in the fire...
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William Way LGBT Community Center added an ev...

Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There's a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Join us at Toasted Walnut to learn about the women's programming at William Way LGBT Community Center. This is a fund and friend raiser - attendees will be able to sign-up or renew their annual community center memberships, network, and learn about the programming planned for this year. Thanks to Toasted Walnut, our host for the evening, for offering complimentary snacks and drink specials. ABOUT WILLIAM WAY LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER: The William Way Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. Membership in the center begins at just $50 a year, and carries many benefits. From discounts on Center activities to access to the Center's DVD library, your membership not only pays for itself quickly, but also supports so many of the life-saving and life-affirming programs at the Center. http://www.waygay.org/membership/ ABOUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (IWD) 2017: Every person - women, men and non-binary people - can play a part in helping drive better outcomes for women. Through meaningful celebration and targeted bold action, we can all be responsive and responsible leaders in creating a more gender inclusive world. The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won't close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. So around the world, IWD provides an important opportunity for ground breaking action that will truly drive greater change for women. https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ ABOUT TOASTED WALNUT SPECIALS: Toasted Walnut is once again hosting us offering complimentary passed snacks, $6 apps and build your own Mac & Cheese; $4 Happy Hour (well brand mixed drinks and all beers); $6 Wines and $6 Tito's from 5-7:30 pm. Stay awhile and enjoy from 9-11pm we do a $6 Red Solo cup special, $9 Bucket of Coors light and $6 City Wide's. https://www.toastedwalnut.com/

    International Women's Day Happy Hour
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The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Check out these awesome pinch pot animals created by 5th and 6th graders from the science leadership academy middle school. This residency was taught by Nitza Walesca Sierra and Corrine Kula.

    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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William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Please join Juntos & Galaei Phillyi Monday morning at 11:30 for a press conference/rally to demand that ICE #FreeIvan and allows him to be reunited with his husband. On January 31, Jose “Ivan” Nuñez was attending his marriage interview at USCIS with his husband Paul fully expecting to be in and out of the office. Paul and Ivan are in love and have been married since April 9th, 2016. What should have been a dream come true ended in a nightmare. In the middle of his interview ICE agents stormed into the interview and handcuffed him without warning. We believe that love has no borders and ask you to join us in demanding that ICE free Ivan from detention so he may be reunited with his husband. If Ivan was to be deported back to Mexico, Ivan’s life would be in jeopardy due to his sexuality. His sister, who is also queer, is currently in hiding with her partner back home and close friends of the family have been severely assaulted for their sexual orientation. As of January 13th, USCIS has deemed Ivan and Paul’s marriage petition valid and Ivan has passed his Reasonable Fear interview, meaning there is no reason why he should still be in detention.

    Press Conference/Rally #FreeIvan
    What: Press Conference/Rally to #FreeIvan When: Monday, February 19th at 11:30am Where: William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce st) Please join...
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44 hours ago

Explore the forest in our current exhibition ...

Explore the forest in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Explore the forest in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.
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44 hours ago

Shop Resident Artist Alum Julie Moon: https:/...

Shop Resident Artist Alum Julie Moon: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces

    The Clay Studio
    Shop Resident Artist Alum Julie Moon: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/Shop.faces
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44 hours ago

The Clay Studio has evolved into one of the p...

The Clay Studio has evolved into one of the premier centers for the promotion of Ceramic arts in the United States and the world. Now we’re shaping plans for an even bigger, broader reach. Hyperallergic has more information. #ShapingAMovement

    The Clay Studio in Philadelphia is Shaping a Movement for the Creative Community
    sponsored This singular non-profit organization provides valuable studio space, relatable educational programs, and exceptional exhibitions that inspire everyone, from novice to expert. Founded by five Philadelphia artists in 1974, this international center for ceramics is a vital creative hub where emerging artists shape their careers, young minds shape their imaginations, and where handmade works of art quite literally take shape.
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46 hours ago

Weekend Phillyfun Picks: Feb 16-19

321 Chestnut St.

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1616 Locust St.

...costume contest and Kids’ Town Hall,. You’ll also meet special guests, Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt. $10/adults, $7.50/kids. Admission is FREE on Presidents’ Day...

    Weekend Phillyfun Picks: Feb 16-19 - PhillyFun4Kids
    It's Presidents' Day Weekend and Chinese New Year too! So much fun to be had in Philadelphia this long holiday weekend - get out and enjoy one of these celebrations and family events. Lunar New Year Saturday Feb. 17 9am - 5pm Please Touch Museum 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA Happy Chinese New Year!
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"You gotta fill the void with music Fill the ...

"You gotta fill the void with music Fill the void with song 'Til my cup runneth over all night long." It's the final weekend of #WilmaPassingStrange. Only four chances left to see this "rock-imbued coming-of-age tale" (WHYY NEWS).

    The Wilma Theater
    "You gotta fill the void with music Fill the void with song 'Til my cup runneth over all night long." It's the final weekend of #WilmaPassingStrange. Only four chances left to see this "rock-imbued...
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2 days ago

Chester County eighth-graders tried redistricting PA for a class project. Their thoughts? It's actually 'not very difficult.'

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    How difficult is it to redistrict Pennsylvania? 'Not very,' say area eighth-graders
    Viewed from a distance, Westtown School in Chester County, Pennsylvania seems like precisely the place you'd expect a conversation on redistricting and gerrymandering. The Quaker private school sits at the juncture of two especially contorted congressional districts - the 6th and 7th - and counts among its core values "peace and justice in community and in the world."
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood shared Denise McCo...

Tonight, Friday, February 16th join us for Love Stories: Adapted and Performed by Denise McCormack! Tickets are still available. Make it a date!

    Love Stories: Adapted and Performed by Denise McCormack
    A storytelling program for adults, featuring a selection of captivating and memorable (literary and traditional) stories adapted and told by Denise...
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2 days ago

Congratulations Ellen Yin (Fork and High Stre...

Congratulations Ellen Yin (Fork and High Street on Market) and Nicholas Elmi (Royal Boucherie)! (story via Eater Philly)

    Philly Chefs and Restaurants Nominated for 2018 James Beard Awards
    The James Beard Foundation just revealed its list of 2018 semifinalists across 21 categories and several Philadelphia-area restaurants and chefs made the cut, including some first-time nominees. The semifinalists were picked from more than 20,000 online entries. The finalists will be announced at a press conference in Philly, at Stephen Starr's Parc on Rittenhouse Square, on March 14.
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2 days ago

Registration for Clay Camp (ages 6 & up) is h...

Registration for Clay Camp (ages 6 & up) is here! https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/ClayCamp.faces

    The Clay Studio
    Registration for Clay Camp (ages 6 & up) is here! https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/ClayCamp.faces
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2 days ago

The records left by the Freedmen's Bureau thr...

The records left by the Freedmen's Bureau through its work between 1865 and 1872 constitute the richest and most extensive documentary source available for investigating the African American experience in the post-Civil War and Reconstruction eras. Want to learn more about these records and much more? Check out our resources related to African American history and genealogy on www.archives.gov and the following page: https://www.archives.gov/research/african-americans/freedmens-bureau

    African American Records: Freedmen's Bureau
    "...an unequaled wealth of information that extends the reach of black family studies and social history"
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3 days ago

Philly's little-known history of philanthropy rings true today | Perspective

...he also helped launch the American Bible Society—the same organization that recently relocated to 5th and Market streets on Independence Mall—serving as the first president of that nonprofit publisher of the...

    Philly's little-known history of philanthropy rings true today | Perspective
    A little-known trust the city administers is a reminder of the importance of philanthropy for promoting the common good. It's especially timely this time of year, when many Philadelphians face great needs. And it offers a reminder of what it takes for our nation to rebuild its frayed culture.
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William Way LGBT Community Center shared Phil...

Philadelphia Asian & Queer meeting this Sunday is a good time to decompress after the holiday and share stories with your friends!

    PAQ - Lunar New Year
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The Center is happy to have Sofar Sounds: Phi...

The Center is happy to have Sofar Sounds: Philadelphia back in our space!

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center is happy to have Sofar Sounds: Philadelphia back in our space!
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William Way LGBT Community Center shared Frin...

Join our Executive Director Christopher Bartlett and John Jarboe this Fri. @ 10:30 for another night of Get Pegged! John will be wearing a teddy made of teddy bears (and Chris will be wearing a new scarf from Workshop Underground).

    Get Pegged Cabaret, February
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One incoming Resident will be awarded the Zel...

One incoming Resident will be awarded the Zeldin Fellowship which includes a monthly stipend of $500 for the first year of Residency and a solo show. Many thanks to the Zeldin Family Foundation! Pictured is current Zeldin Fellow, Nathan Willever, standing next to locally dug clay in Maryland. Click here to learn more and apply: http://www.theclaystudio.org/apply/residency.php

    The Clay Studio
    One incoming Resident will be awarded the Zeldin Fellowship which includes a monthly stipend of $500 for the first year of Residency and a solo show. Many thanks to the Zeldin Family Foundation!...
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3 days ago

PHL Airport employees could get a new bike lane to make commuting easier

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8/24 PIDC is offering RFQ for 4601 Market Street

    Bills to build new bike lanes advance in City Council
    A trio of bills to expand Philadelphia's disjointed bike lane network advanced out of City Council's streets and services committee Wednesday. The legislation is expected to be introduced to the floor of the full Council Thursday and may be voted upon as early as next week.
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3 days ago

Incredible Old City penthouse in historic Italianate asks $1M

...two-bath condo is located on the top floor of a historic Italianate building at 28 N. 3rd Street. The marble structure was built in 1857 and designed by architect Stephen D. Button for...

    Incredible Old City penthouse in historic Italianate asks $1M
    An impeccable Old City penthouse in a historic Italianate building has hit the market, asking a pretty penny for a pretty spectacular space. The three-bedroom, two-bath condo is located on the top floor of a historic Italianate building at 28 N. 3rd Street. The marble structure was built in 1857 and designed by architect Stephen D.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

Over more than 40 years, The Clay Studio has ...

Over more than 40 years, The Clay Studio has provided ceramic instruction to 40,000 Philadelphia schoolchildren and community members. We’re #ShapingAMovement and you can find out more about it on The Art Blog: https://www.theartblog.org/2018/01/philadelphias-clay-studio-is-shaping-a-movement/

    Philadelphia's Clay Studio is Shaping a Movement
    In this sponsored post, The Clay Studio highlights some of the generous community work they have done for over 40 years. The international non-profit center for ceramics is shaping a movement for the great Philadelphia community and beyond, and they are asking for your support in their current plans for expansion.
    https://www.theartblog.org

3 days ago

Stop in to experience the current exhibition ...

Stop in to experience the current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon now through April 7th. We're open Tues - Sat, 10am - 5pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Stop in to experience the current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon now through April 7th. We're open Tues - Sat, 10am - 5pm.
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3 days ago

Kisso Sushi Bar, Tuna Bar, and Zento Sushi Re...

Kisso Sushi Bar, Tuna Bar, and Zento Sushi Restaurant + Sake Bar make Eater Philly's List of Where to Eat Sushi in Philadelphia:

    Where to Eat Sushi in Philadelphia
    There's some serious sushi talent in Philly right now. Whether it's the simplest sashimi or a gussied-up roll with shrimp tempura inside, tuna on top, a sprinkle of tobiko, and three kinds of sauce, there's no shortage of options for dining in and takeout.
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3 days ago

"You could say, I hook, therefore I Am-sterda...

"You could say, I hook, therefore I Am-sterdam!" - Christophe #WilmaPassingStrange only has one weekend left! Get your tickets today --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "You could say, I hook, therefore I Am-sterdam!" - Christophe #WilmaPassingStrange only has one weekend left! Get your tickets today --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo
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4 days ago

Beer fest, 'The Office' Quizzo, Presidents' Day weekend, and other great happenings in Philadelphia, Feb. 16-23

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 19; National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St.; free; 215-409-6600; constitutioncenter.org

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 17-19; National Liberty Museum, pay-what-you-wish admission; 321 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2800, libertymuseum.org

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1 p.m. sign-up for 2:30 p.m. Quizzo and 6:30 p.m. sign-up for 7:30 p.m. Quizzo, Feb. 18; World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.; free; 215-222-1400; worldcafelive.com

Noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 18; Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd; $20 ($15 for members); 215-729-5281; bartramsgarden.org

3 to 7 p.m. Feb. 17, Xfinity Live!, 1100 Pattison Ave. 21+, $30 general admission, www.xfinitylive.com/beerfest

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb.17, Books Through Bars, 4722 Baltimore Ave. 18+. 215-727-8170, http://booksthroughbars.org/.

7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 17, Open Space, 1014 N. Marshall St. $10 in advance, $20 at the door, kids enter free. www.phillyartshow.com

Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Friends Center, 1501 Cherry St. Free admission.

8 p.m. Feb. 20, the Fillmore Philadelphia, 29 E. Allen St. $35-$135, thefillmorephilly.com

8 p.m. Feb. 22, Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, $39-$54, ardmoremusichall.com

    Beer fest, 'The Office' Quizzo, Presidents' Day weekend, and other great happenings in Philadelphia, Feb. 16-23 - Philly
    Free admission to National Constitution Center Explore the National Constitution Center for free on Monday in honor of Black History Month. Visitors will learn about key milestones in African American history in the museum's The Story of We exhibition, and also will dive into history surrounding the Emancipation Proclamation, the Civil War, and the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.
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4 days ago

The Clay Studio added 2 new photos.

Join Amanda Feifer, author of Ferment Your Vegetables and the blog Phickle, to learn all you ever wanted to know about vegetable fermentation. In this snack-filled workshop, Amanda will cover the basics of both salted and brined fermented vegetables, discussing their benefits and the inherent safety of the process while sharing some tips and tricks. All participants will go home with handmade pickle weights by ceramic artist Miki Palchick, as well as ready-to-ferment jars of pickled and brined vegetables. Photograph by Courtney Apple, courtesy of Fair Winds Press. Register here: http://www.theclaystudio.org/participate/events.php?id=753

    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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4 days ago

Happy Valentine's Day from us to you! Okie D...

Happy Valentine's Day from us to you! Okie Dokie Donuts in a Melissa Mytty bowl

    The Clay Studio
    Happy Valentine's Day from us to you! Okie Dokie Donuts in a Melissa Mytty bowl
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4 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared John...

Thank you NSFW Dance Party for helping us with our #ArchivingAIDS program, preserving our community's vital history & stories!

    John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives at William Way LGBT Community Center
    Three cheers for NSFW Dance Party. Their PHYSIQUE event was their biggest dance party yet - with their biggest ever charitable contribution! We are so grateful for their $3,000 gift, which will...
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4 days ago

The Clay Studio added 2 new photos.

Join Amanda Feifer, author of Ferment Your Vegetables and the blog Phickle, to learn all you ever wanted to know about vegetable fermentation. In this snack-filled workshop, Amanda will cover the basics of both salted and brined fermented vegetables, discussing their benefits and the inherent safety of the process while sharing some tips and tricks. All participants will go home with handmade pickle weights by ceramic artist Miki Palchick, as well as ready-to-ferment jars of pickled and brined vegetables. Photograph by Courtney Apple, courtesy of Fair Winds Press.

    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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4 days ago

Very excited to have Lee Minora at the Wilma....

Very excited to have Lee Minora at the Wilma. More information about WHITE FEMINIST on March 24 to come!

    Philadelphia Theater Maker Lee Minora In Residency At The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater is excited to announce Lee Minora in Residency in the latter half of its 2017-18 Season. A solo artist, comedian and current teaching artist at the Wilma, Minora will develop her second solo show White Feminist as a part of the three-month long residency.
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The Center for Art in Wood shared Denise McCo...

Seats are limited for Friday, February 16th's Love Stories: Adapted and Performed by Denise McCormack. Get them before they run out. Make it a date!

    Love Stories: Adapted and Performed by Denise McCormack
    A storytelling program for adults, featuring a selection of captivating and memorable (literary and traditional) stories adapted and told by Denise...
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Happy Valentine’s Day! Today’s post comes fr...

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today’s post comes from the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), Pennsylvania’s only National Forest. This photograph was taken in August 1926 and shows two lovers on the trail to Heart’s Content near Warren, PA. At this site in particular, the U.S. Forest Service conducted a series of experiments and ecological studies that focused on developing new methods to protect America’s beautiful wealth of land. A few examples of the new sustainability concepts introduced at ANF in the 1920s included preserving seeds for future growth, maintaining watersheds, and guarding wildlife habitats. The purpose of this mission was to create a long lasting and healthy forest, one that generations to come could all explore and enjoy. So on this day dedicated to love, show your affection to not only the people you care about, but the places you appreciate too! This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern at the National Archives at Philadelphia. #happyvalentinesday #valentine #valentinesday #alleghenynationalforest #ANF #forest #love #hisory #archives Citation: Photograph from Heart's Content Trail; Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Timber Management Research Station; RG095 U.S. Forest Service; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 28208828) and (HMS ID/Record Entry ID: PH-3926).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy Valentine's Day! Today's post comes from the Allegheny National Forest (ANF), Pennsylvania's only National Forest. This photograph was taken in August 1926 and shows two lovers on the trail to...
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"Only Love is Real." On Valentine's Day, cel...

"Only Love is Real." On Valentine's Day, celebrate the real like Desi would. #WilmaPassingStrange

    The Wilma Theater
    "Only Love is Real." On Valentine's Day, celebrate the real like Desi would. #WilmaPassingStrange
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