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Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, ...

Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, 2016 Artist: Winifred Helton-Harmon Materials: Pigment inks on archival paper Dimensions: 35 x 48 in. You can see Glorious Light and Winifred's other work in our current exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Exhibition Highlight: Title: Glorious Light, 2016 Artist: Winifred Helton-Harmon Materials: Pigment inks on archival paper Dimensions: 35 x 48 in. You can see Glorious Light and Winifred's other...
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William Way LGBT Community Center shared Junt...

Join Juntos and Galaei in an urgent call to #FreeIvan, taken away from his husband by ICE agents during a routine USCIS interview. Press conference is today at WWCC @ 11:30. #protectfamilies

    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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16 hours ago

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...
    https://www.gofundme.com

17 hours ago

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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21 hours ago

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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25 hours ago

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...
    https://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

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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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2 days 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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2 days 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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2 days ago

Weekend Phillyfun Picks: Feb 16-19

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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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Terry Alexander Photography posted 1 photo to Flickr:

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3 days ago

"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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 days ago

https://www.governor.pa.gov/congressional-dis...

https://www.governor.pa.gov/congressional-district-map-proposal/

    Congressional Districts Map Proposal | Governor Tom Wolf
    On February 15, 2018, Governor Tom Wolf submitted a map to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that combined features of legislative submissions but, according to an analysis by a gerrymandering expert, was statistically more fair than the Republican leaders' submission. The governor's map is fair, is constitutional, and complies with the court's order.
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3 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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