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Pow! Black Panther event at African American Museum (AAMP) and super $123k for arts in community from Sachs Program for Arts Innovation

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    Pow! Black Panther event at African American Museum (AAMP) and super $123k for arts in community from Sachs Program for Arts Innovation
    Two super-duper things in the News: A panel discussion about Black Panther and how it relates to Black Comics and the Black Art Movement and the announcement of grants from the Sachs Program for Arts Innovation - more money for connecting people with art? We are all for it!
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The Wilma Theater added 11 new photos.

Photos from PASSAGE are here! Take a sneak at this world premiere now playing through May 13. Learn more --> https://goo.gl/957aNr #WilmaPassage All photo of the cast of PASSAGE by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    Photo of Keith Conallen, Taysha Marie Canales, and Lindsay Smiling by Bill Hebert.
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​​Come Join a Student Celebration of O.V. Cat...

​​Come Join a Student Celebration of O.V. Catto on May 7, 2018, 9:30 am – 2 pm at Philadelphia City Hall. At the age of 16, O.V. Catto began “speaking up” about the issues of his day that concerned him. This year, the School District of Philadelphia and a group of cultural and education partners in collaboration with the Catto Memorial Fund, produced the first O.V. Catto education initiative. This initiative trained 90 educators at 52 schools and brought the story Catto and American Civil Rights into their classrooms reaching over 11,200 students! At this event there will be a representative group of these students speak about their education journey and Catto at City Hall with Mayor Kenney. Mural Arts is also providing a “Paint Day” in the City Hall Courtyard for the new Catto Mural that will be installed in the fall at Universal Institute Charter (Broad and Catherine). For more information about the Catto Memorial Fund, see their website here: http://www.ovcattomemorial.org/

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FURTHER LISTINGS

May 1- Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350; pay panasianphila.ticketleap.com/pan-asian-annual-award-banquet. For info: info@panasianphila.org.

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Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

...26- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts “Building Philadelphia Green Fundraiser” at Bridge on Race Apts., 205 Race St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honorary Guest: Councilman Mark Squilla. Earth Day Champions $2...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28- South Police Div. Memorial Bike Ride begins at 1900 Washington Ave., 9 a.m. Hosted by 1st, 3rd & 17th Dists. Registration $20. To participate: www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-annual-south-division-memorial-bike-ride-ticketsd-44687651970.

Apr. 28- State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28- State Rep. Angel Cruz hosts Unused Prescription Drug Turn-in at 3503 B St., Unit 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For info: (215) 291-5643

Apr. 28- Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29- City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

Apr. 30- Democratic City Committee hosts Jefferson-Jackson Celebration at Sheet Metal Workers Ha., 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $150. For info: (215) 241-7800.

May 2- State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 5- 37th & 55th Ward Democratic Committees host Shrimp Night at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 6-10 p.m. Full buffet, open bar. Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $500, Friends $250...

...open bar. Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $500, Friends $250, Individuals $50. Payable to “Philly United,” 3200 Magee Ave., Phila., PA 19149. For info: Bill Dolbow (267) 235-5273 or Bob Dellavella (215) 808...

May 8- 65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708. Apr. 26- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts "Building Philadelphia Green Fundraiser" at Bridge on Race Apts., 205 Race St., 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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The Future is Now, Where Are You?

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200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102

    The Future is Now, Where Are You? - 4/26/2018
    Join the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia for our signature annual Young Professionals Group (YPG) panel discussion at The Trestle Inn. While this program is led by our YPG, everyone across all industry sectors and professional levels is welcome to attend. This event is open to members and non-members alike.
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2 days ago

Interested in the Wilma's HotHouse Summer Int...

Interested in the Wilma's HotHouse Summer Intensive? Dive into José Raúl Mangual's blog to explore an inside look into the #WilmaHotHouse Intensive experience.

    HotHouse Intensive: Corporal Sequence
    The HotHouse Intensive is a deep dive into the acting methodologies of Blanka Zizka and the Wilma HotHouse Company. HotHouse practice is grounded in the Method of Theodoros Terzopoulos and focuses on fostering embodied acting through exercises that draw actors out of their heads and into their bodies.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

2 days ago

The “Great and Good Friends: 200 Years of U.S...

The “Great and Good Friends: 200 Years of U.S.-Thai Friendship” exhibit opened on March 21, 2018, at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles in Bangkok, Thailand, and continues through June 30, 2018. United States Ambassador to Thailand Glyn Davies had the idea for the exhibition. You can learn more about the exhibit and the role of the National Archives in making it all possible on the AOTUS blog: https://aotus.blogs.archives.gov/2018/03/29/great-and-good-friends-national-archives-loans-artifacts-to-thai-exhibition/

    Great and Good Friends: National Archives Loans Artifacts to Thai Exhibition
    The National Archives played a major role in the grand opening last week of a new exhibition in Bangkok, Thailand, at the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles. An international group effort, the exhibit-"Great and Good Friends: 200 Years of U.S.-Thai Friendship"-features more than 40 records and gifts loaned from the National Archives.
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FURTHER LISTINGS

May 1- Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350; pay panasianphila.ticketleap.com/pan-asian-annual-award-banquet. For info: info@panasianphila.org.

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Apr. 25- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing on HB 2210 at Overbrook Pk. Lib., 7422 Haverford Ave., 2-4:15 p.m. Bill would expunge student disciplinary records for nonviolent offenses. Many legislators and experts. For info: Nicole Brunner (717) 787-3555.

Apr. 25- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25- Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

Apr. 25- HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25- Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26- Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

...26- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts “Building Philadelphia Green Fundraiser” at Bridge on Race Apts., 205 Race St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honorary Guest: Councilman Mark Squilla. Earth Day Champions $2...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28- State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28- Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29- City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 2- State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8- 65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 25- State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts House Democratic Policy Committee Hearing on HB 2210 at Overbrook Pk. Lib., 7422 Haverford Ave., 2-4:15 p.m. Bill would expunge student disciplinary records for nonviolent offenses. Many legislators and experts. For info: Nicole Brunner (717) 787-3555. Apr.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

4 days ago

Chinatown: 5 Places To Get A Cup of Tea

Situated on the outskirts of Chinatown on 11th and Race Street is a cafe with rustic charm. This cafe specializes in everything from their matcha tea to their desserts and is perfect for anyone in need of a matcha fix.

Vivi Bubble Tea is a franchise restaurant with over twenty bubble tea locations throughout the United States. Located near the intersection of 10th and Cherry Street, Vivi is committed to spreading bubble tea to all parts of America.

    Chinatown: 5 Places To Get A Cup of Tea
    Tea is one of the centerpieces of Asian Cuisine, whether it's Japanese Matcha, Chinese Oolong, or traditional black, there is no shortage of it in Chinatown. Tea is one of the most versatile beverages that can be found and Chinatown has them all.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

4 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    William Way LGBT Community Center updated their cover photo.
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William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

We're happy to welcome our friends at Comcast to the Center for Comcast Cares Day. 50 volunteers will be working on five projects to support our mission. Thank you Comcast! #ComcastCaresDay


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FURTHER LISTINGS

May 1- Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350; pay panasianphila.ticketleap.com/pan-asian-annual-award-banquet. For info: info@panasianphila.org.

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...22- 50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée” at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships...

Apr. 23- Community groups host 188th Legislative Dist. Candidates Night at Calvary United Methodist Ch., 48th St. & Baltimore Ave., 7-8 p.m. (215) 724-1702.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- State Rep. candidate Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Fundraiser at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Childcare provided. RSVP: Hayden finance@elizabethfiedler.com.

Apr. 25- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25- Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

Apr. 25- HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25- Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26- Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

...26- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts “Building Philadelphia Green Fundraiser” at Bridge on Race Apts., 205 Race St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honorary Guest: Councilman Mark Squilla. Earth Day Champions $2...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28- State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28- Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29- City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 2- State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8- 65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 22- 50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts "Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée" at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships: Friends $500, Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $2,500. Tickets $25, Students $10. For info: (484) 704-2398 or 50thwarddemocrats@ gmail.com. Apr.
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William Way LGBT Community Center added 3 new...

Happy #GiveOUTDay! We have just 3 hours to go in our campaign to replace our folding chairs. We raised enough today for 55 new chairs--thanks, William R., for that last one--but need a bunch more even to replace those most desperate for retirement. So, if you're on Facebook tonight, with $26 burning a hole in your pocket, please consider donating a chair. Thank you! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40.


Apr 19

4/20 'holiday' events in the Philly region

Location: 215 N. 11th St., Philadelphia  19107

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Details: Cannabis aficionados gather at the intersection of 3rd and South for a moment of reflection at 4:20. South Philly NORML chapter leader Lauren Reilly...

Location:  1431-39 N. 52nd St. Philadelphia 19131.

Location: Connie’s RicRac, 1132 S. 9th St., Philadelphia, 19147

Location: His & Hers Restaurant, 216 South Street Philadelphia 19147

Location: National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, 19106

Location: The Ardmore Music Hall, 23 East Lancaster Ave., Ardmore

    4/20 'holiday' events in the Philly region
    Ahh 4/20. A lovely, all-encompassing, festive day that pays homage to the marijuana in all of its natural glory. It has, in many regards, become an international holiday celebrating the plant. The celebration of April 20 - and for some people anytime it's 4:20 - goes back decades.
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Apr 19

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? T...

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? Take a look at our upcoming special events to help you decide when to go. #WilmaPassage #CollegeNight #BeerNight #DirectorsGathering

    Passage Events | The Wilma Theater
    Calling all Penn Quakers, Temple Owls, UArts Unicorns, Drexel Dragons, and everything in between - College Night is back! For only $10, join classmates and students from other Philadelphia colleges and universities for a complimentary pre-show reception full of delicious pizza and treats at 6:30pm in the studio room.
    https://www.wilmatheater.org

Apr 19

Conquer your dessert cravings at these 4 Philadelphia newcomers

1013 Cherry St., Chinatown

51 N. 12th St., Center City East

923 Arch St., Chinatown

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1812 East Passyunk Ave., East Passyunk

    Conquer your dessert cravings at these 4 Philadelphia newcomers
    Looking for the best new desserts in Philadelphia? These spots will satisfy all your cravings. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for something sweet. 1812 East Passyunk Ave., East Passyunk Photo: Arctic Scoop/Yelp Arctic Scoop serves up ice cream and frozen yogurt with an Asian twist.
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Apr 19

National Archives at Philadelphia added 3 new...

In our holdings here in Philadelphia, we have over 2,500 Alien’s Applications for Permission to Depart. With the passing of the Wartime Measure Act in 1918, documentation for travel became a priority in the United States. During World War I, there was an influx of people moving between borders throughout the world, often without any form of official documentation. By implementing this Act, the United States could better control its borders by requiring all U.S. citizens to acquire a passport and non-citizens to acquire visas. These particular applications were submitted by aliens for permission to leave the U.S. and go to a specific country for a specified reason. More often than not, the requests were made to return to their home country and be reunited with family, take up a job, handle family matters, or work on newly inherited land they had acquired since emigrating. Included in the application files were photographs, extensive background information on the individual, list of residences, references, and their reason for requesting departure. One example of these applications is shared here: Paolo Romano a resident of South Philadelphia. Romano’s departure was not immediately granted, due to the fact that crucial documents were missing from his application. Included in this file are also letters in which the Commissioner specifically requested that Mr. Romano to obtain proper documentation from the local draft board in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Romano responded to this request by explaining that he felt his life would be at risk if he went to Baltimore to secure the necessary permit. He believed that the Mafia had made him a marked man, and pleaded for his application to be granted without the form. When asked for his reason for departure Romano wrote: “On account that my wife is dead, I have 2 children to take care of and because of the fact that I have been threatened to be killed by the so called (”Mafia”) or Black Hand.” On November 11th, Paolo wrote: “Without answering your letter, I respect as I have said verbally that it is absolutely impossible for me – in Baltimore, Maryland, because I have been condemned to death by dissolute persons – which – this great nation -----. Therefore I apply to the Federal Police and the legal measures that a permission will be given to me to leave the U.S. where my life is in great danger.” The Commissioner wrote to the Chief of Foreign Permits Office on November 16th, “The applicant was questioned by Inspector Zimmerman at the time the application was filed and he explained that he felt that he was a marked man although he had received no communication from anyone threatening his life, but that twice he had been shot at and other incidents had occurred which made him thank that someone was endeavoring to take his life; he could not explain what these “other incidents” were.” In the end, the Commissioner granted his application to depart to Italy, even though Paolo’s application was not complete. The photograph of Paolo is shared below, but you can read his full application as well as thousands of others by visiting our research room. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NARA #PhillyArchives #wwi #immigration #mafia #theblackhand #alien CITATION: Alien Application for Permission to Depart from the United States for Paolo Romano; 3; Office of the Commissioner, Philadelphia; RG 085 Immigration and Naturalization; National Archives at Philadelphia (567234) and (PH-3587).


Apr 19

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...Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350...

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Apr. 20-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599.

Apr. 21-          Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

Apr. 21-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Community Cleanup & Shredding at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Recycling bins available. State services as well. Volunteers needed! For info: Sheldon (215) 879-6625.

Apr. 21-          Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

...22-          50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée” at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships...

Apr. 23-          Community groups host 188th Legislative Dist. Candidates Night at Calvary United Methodist Ch., 48th St. & Baltimore Ave., 7-8 p.m. (215) 724-1702.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24-          State Rep. candidate Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Fundraiser at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Childcare provided. RSVP: Hayden finance@elizabethfiedler.com.

Apr. 25-          42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25-          Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

Apr. 25-          HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25-          Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26-          Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26-          Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28-          State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28-          Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29-          City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 2-            State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8-            65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 20- Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599. Apr. 21- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

Apr 19

'A good kid and a good father.' Friends and neighbors describe Rashon Nelson, 23, one of the men arrested at Starbucks

POWER is organizing a march to be held Thursday, starting at 5 p.m. at Police Headquarters at 750 Race St. and ending with a rally at 5:45 at City Hall.

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...group, met with Johnson and Schultz after helping to lead Monday’s protest at the 1801 Spruce St. location where the incident occurred. POWER has sent a list of demands to the company...

    Rashon Nelson, arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks, is defended by neighbors, frat brothers - Philly
    Nelson, 23, was one of two men seen on video being arrested at a Center City Starbucks last week for sitting in the store without making a purchase - a video that went viral and sparked widespread outrage, protests alleging racism, investigations, and calls for boycotts because both men are black.
    http://www.philly.com

Apr 19

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

Give OUT day is the only national day of LGBT giving. In 2018, we are raising funds to replace our ragtag bunch of metal folding chairs. A new chair is just $26! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40


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Apr 18

Rashon Nelson, arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks, is praised by neighbors, frat brothers

POWER is organizing a march to be held Thursday, starting at 5 p.m. at Police Headquarters at 750 Race St. and ending with a rally at 5:45 at City Hall.

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...group, met with Johnson and Schultz after helping to lead Monday’s protest at the 1801 Spruce St. location where the incident occurred. POWER has sent a list of demands to the company...

    Rashon Nelson, arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks, is defended by neighbors, frat brothers - Philly
    Nelson, 23, was one of two men seen on video being arrested at a Center City Starbucks last week for sitting in the store without making a purchase - a video that went viral and sparked widespread outrage, protests alleging racism, investigations, and calls for boycotts because both men are black.
    http://www.philly.com

Apr 18

Ghosts Of The Abandoned Arch Street Subway Line

Lore has it that the Trocadero Theatre aka “The Troc” at 1003 Arch Street had an emergency exit into one segment during its seedier days. Having opened in 1870...

...renowned Chinese Friendship Gate straddling 10th Street was not assembled precisely at the intersection of 10th and Arch because the tunnel under Arch Street could not support the forty-foot-tall structure’s...

...the 1970s, the Delaware River Port Authority proposed constructing a Center City subway loop from 8th and Arch, up Arch Street using the abandoned tunnel sections to 19th Street, then connecting by way...

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...was to have been part of the Broad Street Subway and would have run from Broad Street and Fairmount Avenue down Ridge Avenue to 8th Street, then south to either Walnut or Locust Streets, where...

    Ghosts Of The Abandoned Arch Street Subway Line
    Philadelphians routinely lament the lack of subway and trolley service to certain neighborhoods. Supporters and naysayers often argue ad nauseam online over extending the Broad Street Line past Pattison Avenue to the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

Apr 18

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of givi...

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of giving for the LGBTQ community – a 24-hour online fundraising event that engages thousands of people throughout the U.S. to Give OUT in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

    Give OUT Day
    April 20th is Give OUT Day, a national day of giving for the LGBTQ community - a 24hr online fundraising event to unite the community & raise critical funds for nonprofits serving the LGBTQ community.
    https://www.giveoutday.org

Apr 18

Today we want to take a moment to honor the l...

Today we want to take a moment to honor the life of Barbara Bush who died yesterday at the age of 92. The wife of President George H. W. Bush, and the mother of President George W. Bush, Barbara Bush was by all accounts an outspoken, witty, and formidable women. She was an advocate for many causes, most notably of which was her work championing literacy. The photograph featured here is from the 86th Army-Navy game that was held in Philadelphia in 1985. To then Vice President George H. W. Bush’s excitement as a veteran of the Navy, the Navy Midshipmen won this game 17-7. Barbara is pictured here by his side, where she stood throughout their 73 years of marriage and many years in public service. Barbara is survived by her husband and children, and will be remembered and honored by the entire country. Citation: Vice President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush at the 86 th Army-Navy Game, Box 41, Events, Public Relations, Philadelphia Navy Yard, RG 181: Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, National Archives at Philadelphia, (NAID: 279176) (HMS ID: PH-6334). #barbarabush #bush #41 #georgehwbush #archives #history #army #navy #nara


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