10 hours ago

Kudos to Kukuli Velarde, The Clay Studio Resi...

Kudos to Kukuli Velarde, The Clay Studio Resident Alumna, for this extensive praise of her work at the Woodmere Art Museum Annual in the Philadelphia Inquirer! http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/woodmere-annual-2018-syd-carpenter-kukuli-velarde-tabitha-arnold-cheryl-tracy-keith-sharp-yixuan-pan-william-daley-20180621.html https://www.theclaystudio.org/artists/kukuli-velarde

    The Clay Studio
    Kudos to Kukuli Velarde, The Clay Studio Resident Alumna, for this extensive praise of her work at the Woodmere Art Museum Annual in the Philadelphia Inquirer!...
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35 hours ago

Currently on view in our Gerry Lenfest Galler...

Currently on view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery is Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition brings together her wood-turned sculpture, paintings, prints and artist books. Now through July 21st. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Currently on view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery is Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition brings together her wood-turned sculpture, paintings, prints and artist books. Now through July...
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45 hours ago

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46 hours ago

BH_NYC posted 7 photos to Flickr:
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2 days ago

Power outage in part of Center City after electrical accident; worker injured

The incident happened in the basement of the Sheridan building at 9th and Sansom. Police and fire department activity closed 9th Street for part of the afternoon as officials investigated.

We're told a building maintenance worker was shocked in the basement of 125 South 9th Street, which houses a number of medical offices.

    Power outage in part of Center City after electrical accident
    A worker was injured in an electrical incident that also caused a power outage in part of Center City. The incident happened in the basement of the Sheridan building at 9th and Sansom. Police and fire department activity closed 9th Street for part of the afternoon as officials investigated.
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2 days ago

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of ...

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of a full house! This event was held last night at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of our Clay & Conservations project sponsored by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Thanks to artists Jennie Shanker & Roberto Lugo for being awesome partners in this project!

    The Clay Studio
    Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of a full house! This event was held last night at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of our Clay & Conservations project sponsored by The Pew Center for Arts &...
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2 days ago

Roberto Lugo grabbing the attention of a full...

Roberto Lugo grabbing the attention of a full house at our Clay & Conversation event on June 21, 2018 at Taller Puertorriqueño!

    The Clay Studio
    Roberto Lugo grabbing the attention of a full house at our Clay & Conversation event on June 21, 2018 at Taller Puertorriqueño!
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2 days ago

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of ...

Listen to Roberto Lugo grab the attention of a full house! This event was held last night at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of our Clay & Conservations project sponsored by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Thanks to artists Jennie Shanker & Roberto Lugo for being awesome partners on this project!

    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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2 days ago

Locked away in a closet, Philly's historical homicide files tell the story of a young, cruel city | Mike Newall

...on the closet in the bowels of the Roundhouse — Philly’s hulking police headquarters at Eighth and Race. Stacked in double rows on the shelves were binders — some clothbound ledgers, wilting from age...

    Locked away in a closet, Philly's historical homicide files tell the story of a young, cruel city | Mike Newall
    The homicide detective slipped open the padlock on the closet in the bowels of the Roundhouse - Philly's hulking police headquarters at Eighth and Race. Stacked in double rows on the shelves were binders - some clothbound ledgers, wilting from age, others made of cheap plastic.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, ...

“Drag and cabaret is a space for permission, right? Let’s be loose, let’s really be ourselves by being someone else. I think Mr. Rogers is a space for permission of feeling.,” - John Jarboe Read more of the WHYY interview at the link below. You Can Never Go Down the Drain is now running through July 1.

    Philly cabaret artist offers neighborly homage to Mr. Rogers
    "When I was very young, I had a dog that I loved very much. Her name is Mitzi. She got to be old, and she died," confessed Fred Rogers in the 1970 "Death of a Goldfish" episode of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." "When she died, I cried."
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2 days ago

Memberships are a great way to support The Ce...

Memberships are a great way to support The Center for Art in Wood and receive unique benefits in return. By becoming a member, you help support our main programming keeping it free to the public. http://ow.ly/QbAT30kCuwt

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Memberships are a great way to support The Center for Art in Wood and receive unique benefits in return. By becoming a member, you help support our main programming keeping it free to the public....
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2 days ago

Mayor Kenney's schedule for June 22, 2018

Where: People’s Plaza (outside of Liberty Bell), 6th & Market St, Philadelphia, PA.

    Mayor Kenney's Public Schedule for Friday
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2 days ago

RoundTrip makes Philadelphia Magazine’s 10 St...

RoundTrip makes Philadelphia Magazine’s 10 Startups to Watch for 2018! The company recently moved its headquarters to Old City!

    Welcome | Philadelphia Magazine
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2 days ago

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2 days ago

Andy 1999 posted 2 photos to Flickr:

3 days ago

Score Free Admission To 17 Philly Museums During July 4th Week, June 28-July 4

Where:National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Philadelphia History Museum, 15 S. 7th Street

Where:The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street

This article has 11 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:First Bank of the United States, 116 S. 3rd Street

Where:Rare Book Department at the Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:The Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place

Where:Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street

Where:One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street #5700

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd Street

Where:Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut Street

    Score Free Admission To 17 Philly Museums During July 4th Week, June 28-July 4
    National Constitution Center | Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia Visit incredible cultural institutions for an unbeatable price during Wawa Welcome America... Philadelphia doesn't mess around when it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July, as the whole week leading up to Independence Day is packed with block parties, fireworks, live music and the chance to check out some of our best museums and attractions on the cheap.
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3 days ago

Celebrate the First Day of Summer in Old City...

Celebrate the First Day of Summer in Old City! (via NBC10 Philadelphia) https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/entertainment/the-scene/Summer-Kicks-Off-with-Old-City-Eats-Block-Party_Philadelphia-486164341.html

    Summer Kicks Off With Old City Eats Block Party
    The Old City Eats celebration starts with a block party featuring season Top Chef winner Nicholas Elmi.
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3 days ago

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the W...

John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    John Jarboe is ready to play pretend on the Wilma's main stage. 'You Can Never Go Down the Drain' is now running through July 1: https://goo.gl/So65DV
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3 days ago

Old City District shared PhillyVoice's post.

See you in Old City tonight!

    Five great reasons to eat & drink outside on the summer solstice
    Two Philly neighborhoods are hosting parties in the street, Parks on Tap is back in Center City and Dilworth Park is inviting everyone to a big barbecue. Check out our roundup below for what's happening on the summer solstice , June 21, but we're warning you, it may make you hungry.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

3 days ago

WATCH: Alex Holley FOX 29 takes us around to ...

WATCH: Alex Holley FOX 29 takes us around to see what to expect at the Old City Eats Block Party! FOX 29

    Old City Eats kick off Thursday night
    Alex takes us around to see what to expect at the Old City Eats block party!
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3 days ago

We are excited to announce that The Internati...

We are excited to announce that The International Ceramic Arts Network (ICAN) Merit Award for The Clay Studio National is being awarded to Mark Goudy. Shop his pieces here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/…/The%20Clay%20Studio%20Na… Visit https://ceramicartsnetwork.org/daily/

3 days ago

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here...

Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph’s label reads, “Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National Park, high in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.” This photograph is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/30249284. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the National Parks Service and more? You can check out 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. Today’s post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. Shenandoah National Park Blue Ridge Mountains #MakeMusicDay #Music #ShenandoahNationalPark #NationalParks #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Make Music Day! Featured here is an image from Shenandoah National Park. The photograph's label reads, "Native mountaineers make mountain music for visitors in the Shenandoah National...
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4 days ago

Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm fo...

Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm for @Gregg Moore: Chef & Potter Moore will discuss his partnership with chef Dan Barber. They are exploring how plates and bowls can cradle the experience of eating, carry the weight of ingredients, bridge the story of the cuisine. Flavor is to food as beauty is to the plate. How can the partnership between chef and potter deepen? How deep are the commonalities between ceramics and cooking? These questions and motivations drive Moore to explore the relationship between agriculture, food, and ceramics and drive his research into historical, scientific, aesthetic, and collaborative discovery. Learn more about Dan Barber here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqGZKiOLsU8

    The Clay Studio
    Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 6-8pm for @Gregg Moore: Chef & Potter Moore will discuss his partnership with chef Dan Barber. They are exploring how plates and bowls can cradle the experience...
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4 days ago

On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie ...

On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable turned-wood sculptures, along with paintings, newer sculptures and original artist books. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable turned-wood...
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4 days ago

More than a dozen Old City restaurants will s...

More than a dozen Old City restaurants will serve up tasty bites under the blue skies on Thursday evening! (Via The Town Dish)

    Celebrate Summer with the Old City Eats Block Party (June 21)
    Philly's Old City District is showcasing its thriving dining scene with the return of Old City Eats! Old City Eats kicks off on the first day of summer, Thursday, June 21, with an outdoor Block Party on 2nd Street between Market and Chestnut from 5-9 p.m.
    https://www.thetowndish.com

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