1 hour 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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5 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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10 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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10 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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17 hours ago

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    REPLACE EXTERIOR DECORATIVE LIGHTING WITH NEW WIRE MESH MOUNTED LED LIGHTING.USE EXISTING CIRCUITS TO HOUSE PANEL PER 2008 NEC (PARKING GARAGE)

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18 hours ago

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia posted 1 photo to Flickr:

22 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.
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24 hours ago

PHL Council is live now — attending 50 Years ...

Happening now: Celebrating 50 Years of Student Activism: 1967 Black Student Walkout panel discussion.

    PHL Council
    Happening now: Celebrating 50 Years of Student Activism: 1967 Black Student Walkout panel discussion.
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24 hours ago

PHL Council was live — attending 50 Years of ...

Happening now: Celebrating 50 Years of Student Activism: 1967 Black Student Walkout panel discussion.

    PHL Council
    Happening now: Celebrating 50 Years of Student Activism: 1967 Black Student Walkout panel discussion.
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25 hours ago

Tips and resources to stay warm this winter!

Home heating costs are a big part of your budget. Staying warm all through this winter could be very expensive. You, either as a homeowner or a renter, can be […]

    Tips and resources to stay warm this winter!
    Home heating costs are a big part of your budget. Staying warm all through this winter could be very expensive. You, either as a homeowner or a renter, can be proactive in saving money and energy. PCDC offered a weatherization workshop on Monday October 23rd to educate our community members on how to weatherize their home.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

25 hours ago

Marketplace Open Enrollment is here – November 1st to December 15th, 2017!

The Open Enrollment Period is shorter than in past years, so it’s important to be ready. After Open Enrollment ends, you can’t enroll in or change health insurance plans, unless […]

    Marketplace Open Enrollment is here - November 1st to December 15th, 2017!
    The Open Enrollment Period is shorter than in past years, so it's important to be ready. After Open Enrollment ends, you can't enroll in or change health insurance plans, unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Plans joined during Open Enrollment start January 1 st, 2018.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

25 hours ago

Fraud Alert: Fake Hotline Callback

From the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), recently learned that HUD Housing Discrimination Hotline […]

    Fraud Alert: Fake Hotline Callback
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), recently learned that HUD Housing Discrimination Hotline numbers are being used as part of a telephone scam. These scammers can alter the appearance of the caller ID to make it seem as if the call is coming from a HUD Hotline number.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

25 hours ago

Financial Education Program

Are you looking to borrow money? Are you looking for ways to save? Would you like to be more secure in your finances? You should enroll in PCDC’s Financial Education […]

    Financial Education Program
    Are you looking to borrow money? Are you looking for ways to save? Would you like to be more secure in your finances? You should enroll in PCDC's Financial Education Program. PCDC's 4-workshop Financial Education Program is designed to provide essential financial literacy resources to our Chinese-speaking community.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

25 hours ago

The Office of Business Services

The Office of Business Services (OBS) is the City’s one-stop-shop for all business related services. OBS assists business owners with a wide range of issues, ranging from navigating the permitting […]

    The Office of Business Services
    The Office of Business Services (OBS) is the City's one-stop-shop for all business related services. OBS assists business owners with a wide range of issues, ranging from navigating the permitting process to identifying loan programs for which you might qualify.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

25 hours ago

Go, Go, Go…Celebrate Chinatown!

On Saturday, October 28th, PCDC and AARP celebrated the grand finale of our “Go, Go, Go Chinatown” community building program. We invited the community to participate in plein air portrait […]

    Go, Go, Go...Celebrate Chinatown!
    On Saturday, October 28 th, PCDC and AARP celebrated the grand finale of our "Go, Go, Go Chinatown" community building program. We invited the community to participate in plein air portrait painting led by freelance painter Sharon Ardito, paint pots for daffodils, play games like mah-jong and giant jenga, and enjoy hotdogs and fruit kabobs.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

26 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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26 hours ago

Zoning Matters

Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district. Zoning matters are presented to the community first, through public RCO meetings, before they are heard by the Zoning Board […]

    Zoning Matters
    Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district. Zoning matters are presented to the community first, through public RCO meetings, before they are heard by the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA). Please feel free to attend an RCO meeting or ZBA hearing regarding any matter of interest.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

26 hours ago

VITA Volunteers Needed

PCDC is recruiting volunteers to join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in February and March 2018. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 […]

    VITA Volunteers Needed
    PCDC is recruiting volunteers to join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in February and March 2018. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 or less, people with disabilities, the elderly, and limited-English speaking taxpayers who need assistance preparing their own tax returns.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

26 hours ago

2017 Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market Recap

On Thursday, October 12th, the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) held its annual Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market, for the seventh year in a row! The event was held in […]

    2017 Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market Recap
    On Thursday, October 12 th, the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) held its annual Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market, for the seventh year in a row! The event was held in the heart of Chinatown. Despite the threat of rain, the clouds held off. This was the place to be for foodies and families alike.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

26 hours ago

Hiring: Certified Medical Assistant

Tenet Hahnemann University Hospital is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant for the Chinatown Primary Care location at 1008 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Requirements: Bilingual English/Mandarin. Medical Assistant Certification If […]

    Hiring: Certified Medical Assistant
    Tenet Hahnemann University Hospital is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant for the Chinatown Primary Care location at 1008 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Requirements: Bilingual English/Mandarin. Medical Assistant Certification If interested, please compete an application form: tiny.cc/chinatownjobs1 Email the completed form to Monica Miller, Clinical Nurse Manager, at monica.miller@tenethealth.com
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

27 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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27 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.
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30 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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30 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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31 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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33 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

33 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.
    http://www.epgn.com

35 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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42 hours ago

42 hours ago

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    MAKE SAFE PERMIT- FOR REPAIRS TO OFFICE FLOOR AS PER ENGINEER'S REPORT TO RESOLVE CASE #596413. CONTACT AREA INSPECTOR PRIOR TO START OF WORK. A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL ALTERATIONS THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED ON CASE #596413.

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    SUPPLY AND INSTALL (28) LOW VOLTAGE CABLES FOR SECURITY DEVICES SUPPLY AND INSTALL (17) CAT SE VOICE/DATA CABLES. TERMINATE AT PATCH PANEL AND RJ45 SACKS AS PER 2008 NEC.

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42 hours ago

Something Sighted posted 1 photo to Flickr:

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

"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

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

Philly History Museum offers primer on Octavius Catto’s life

This weekend, the museum at Seventh and Arch streets will turn a small room into, effectively, a CliffNotes gallery about Catto’s life.

    Philly History Museum offers primer on Octavius Catto's life
    The city of Philadelphia - through the urging of Mayor Jim Kenney - recently took the unusual step of erecting a statue at a prominent spot in front of City Hall in honor of someone few know by name. This isn't Ben Franklin, or Joe Frazier, or Martin Luther King Jr.
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

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

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

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

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

This article has 7 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

...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...

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

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

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.

8:30 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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