4 hours ago

Philly, curated: 10 underground June shows you won't want to miss

Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), 531 N 12th St.

Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.

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Festival Pier, Columbus Blvd. & Spring Garden St.

Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad St.

FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Blvd.

Connie’s Ric Rac, 1132 S 9th St.

Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S Broad St.

Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St.

    Philly, curated: 10 underground June shows you won't want to miss
    Philly hosts a ton of mainstream live events in June. The Roots Picnic with Dave Chappelle is on the same day as Justin Timberlake's concert; both U2 and Paul Simon play the Wells Fargo Center on the same weekend; Hall & Oates' second annual HoagieFest will jam along the waterfront at Festival Pier - and that's just some of the big-name action.
    https://billypenn.com

6 hours ago

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's CO...

From the 2009 production of Athol Fugard's COMING HOME to THE GOOD FIGHT, we agree that Nyambi Nyambi deserves your attention.

    Learn His Name: Nigerian-American Actor, Nyambi Nyambi Deserves Your Attention
    Nyambi Nyambi has always done things on his own terms. He was told by a teacher, who was involved in a Martin Luther King gala being performed on his university campus, that he didn't belong in the cast. To which he responded, "I am going to study his speech, his (mannerisms), the speech behind the speech.
    http://www.konbini.com

7 hours ago

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with ...

Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse

    The Wilma Theater
    Step into the Summer HotHouse Intensive with the impassioned Blanka Zizka. The Intensive begins June 5. Find out how you can register for your spot today. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins #WilmaHotHouse
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12 hours ago

The Library of Congress just announced that t...

The Library of Congress just announced that their papers of Benjamin Franklin are now online. The collection includes copies of the First Continental Congress Petition to King George III, drafts of the Treaty of Paris, diplomatic correspondence, notes on electricity, drawings of bifocals, and more! You can learn more here: https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-18-044/?loclr=eanotw-new

    Papers of Benjamin Franklin Now Online
    The papers of American scientist, statesman and diplomat Benjamin Franklin have been digitized and are now available online for the first time from the Library of Congress. The Library announced the digitization today in remembrance of the anniversary of Franklin's death on April 17, 1790.The Franklin papers consist of approximately 8,000 items mostly dating from the 1770s and 1780s.
    https://www.loc.gov

12 hours ago

Philly cops say they'll stop parking in the 13th Street bike lane. Again.

...34, who was hit by an SUV while riding in an unprotected bike lane on Spring Garden Street near 10th...

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A row of Philly cop cars blocking 13th Street and Arch in 2014

    Philly cops say they'll stop parking in the 13th Street bike lane. Again.
    On Tuesday, a slew of cars were parked in a Philly bike lane. Not exactly news. But in this case, the vehicles in question were cop cars. The handful of Philadelphia Police vehicles parked on 13th Street between Filbert and Arch earlier this week forced cyclists to weave out into car traffic as they were heading north through Center City.
    https://billypenn.com

14 hours ago

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly ...

Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.

    The Wilma Theater
    Need some lunchtime live music? Local Philly band The Cheddar Boys will be performing in Good Karma Cafe at The Wilma on June 1 at 12:00pm. Stop by next Friday for some feel good music at Good Karma.
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared American Theatre mag...

The American Theatre magazine panel Stage Migration: Immigrants and the American Theatre is live!

    American Theatre magazine
    Tonight we are live at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Manuela Goyanes, and Ngozi Anyanwu. #StageMigrations
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32 hours ago

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine pane...

Heads up! This American Theatre magazine panel including Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be on Facebook Live at 6pm. Check their Facebook page at 6pm or check back here to watch the shared video.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
    https://www.americantheatre.org

35 hours ago

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new brea...

Blogger José Raúl Mangual explores a new breath as an actor in this week's look at the Wilma's HotHouse Intensive. The Summer Intensive with begins this June with Artistic Director Blanka Zizka and Company Member Justin Jain. Delve into the work of the Wilma HotHouse Company --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: A New Breath
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. I felt like today's class was the first that I saw, without seeking, the parallels between exercises.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

36 hours ago

10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'

Where: 301-305 N. Ninth St.

Where: 1216 Arch St., fourth floor

Where: 1219 Vine St.

DYK: You can see a piece of the Berlin Wall in the garden of the German Society of PA (Sixth & Spring Garden) #BillyPennGram

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Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would...

Where: 1324 W. Clearfield St.

Where: 832 N. Broad St.

Where: 5548 Chestnut St., first floor

Where: 600 Washington Ave., second floor, unit 18UA

Where: 216 W. Somerset St.

    10 Philly nonprofits to support on the 'Day Without A Starbucks'
    What do you have planned for May 29? Hopefully not a cup of Starbucks coffee. Following the unwarranted arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the 18th and Spruce cafe last month, Starbucks promised to make a change. The coffee giant announced it would close all 8,000 of its U.S.
    https://billypenn.com

2 days ago

AWESOME: Yesterday, we dedicated a new mural ...

AWESOME: Yesterday, we dedicated a new mural from artist Joe Boruchow, created with help from our Art Education students at Northeast High School. "Smoke Signals" is part of the Spring Arts District, a rotating outdoor gallery in collaboration with Arts & Crafts Holdings. Check it out at 448 North 10th Street! (Photo: Steve Weinik)

    Mural Arts Philadelphia
    AWESOME: Yesterday, we dedicated a new mural from artist Joe Boruchow, created with help from our Art Education students at Northeast High School. "Smoke Signals" is part of the Spring Arts District,...
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2 days ago

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood !...

It’s a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to the Wilma on June 20! Get your tickets here --> https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Wilma Theater
    It's a beautiful day in the #neighBEARDhood ! Check out John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies in a preview of You Can Never Go Down The Drain at The Wilma's Theater Lovers Fete. Mx. Rogers comes to...
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2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared DVLF...

Tonight’s #ONOPhilly is postponed until next Wed., 5/30!

    DVLF
    ONO has rescheduled tonight's happy hour at Uptown Beer Garden due to weather. The new date is Wednesday, May 30th! Registration will remain open for tickets and we still hope to see everyone there!...
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2 days ago

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are br...

Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new water fountain, organizational changes, policies, and much more. Featured here is a memorandum related to the archaeological investigation at El Morro, which is part of the San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico. This memo details the work that has already been performed and also includes photographic attachments to document progress made on the dig. Check out the rest of this memo here: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304916. Want to learn more about our holdings? 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. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NationalMemoDay #Memo #Memorandum #FindYourPark #NPS

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Happy National Memo Day! Our holdings are brimming with memorandums from a variety of government agencies. Memorandums are written messages which can document anything: the installation of a new...
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2 days ago

What's new and different in Chinatown | Craig LaBan

...and beef noodle soup  — have begun to appear in force, especially at places like Bubblefish (909 Arch St.), which also does a nice job with sushi and Japanese street foods like takoyaki and...

Hot pots remain a thing for fun communal dining, and I loved the aromatic broths and high-quality meats at the new branch of China’s popular Little Sheep chain (1017 Arch St.).

...is the area’s first destination for Hakka-style cooking, at the Hakka Beef House (927 Race St.), where that tradition’s emphasis on soft textures is fully on display in a spectacular...

Just up the street, Ocean Harmony (937 Race St.) is serving authentic Cantonese seafood dishes in the former Rising Tide, with an intensely herbal soup of head-on shrimp served inside the hollow of a bamboo log and lobsters stir-fried Hong Kong-style with crumbled, soy-tinged pork.

The Chinatown Square food hall (1016 Race St.) is also worth a visit. The upstairs dining room of Dae Bak offers a calming...

    What's new and different in Chinatown | Craig LaBan
    One of Philadelphia's most dynamic food neighborhoods, it seems to produce at least two or three new restaurants each month, quite often with a different regional specialty previously unseen in the neighborhood. - Craig LaBan, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

From barbecue to bibimbap: The top 5 spots for flavorful Korean fare in Philadelphia

Next up is Chinatown's Nine Ting, situated at 926 Race St. With four stars out of 805 reviews on Yelp, this hot pot and Korean barbecue spot has proven to be a local favorite.

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Topping the list is Jong Ka Jib. Located at 6600 N. Fifth St. in East Oak Lane, the spot is the highest-rated Korean restaurant in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 318 reviews on Yelp. It boasts classic Korean decor, including traditionally dressed waiters and waitresses.

East Oak Lane's Cafe Soho, located at 468 W. Cheltenham Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Korean fusion spot four stars out of...

The menu also offers a few other classic Korean comfort dishes, like bulgogi, kimchi fried rice and stir-fried spicy pork. Head over to 2001 Memphis St. to see for yourself.

    From barbecue to bibimbap: The top 5 spots for flavorful Korean fare in Philadelphia
    Looking to satisfy your appetite for Korean fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Korean restaurants around Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when your bulgogi and bibimbap cravings strike.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

What will $1,500 rent you in Philadelphia?

Located at 1010 Race St., here's a 785-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,500/month.

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Next, check out this 1,540-square-foot studio that's located at 1730 N. Fifth St. It's also listed for $1,500/month.

There's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom townhouse located at 1715 Webster St. It's listed for $1,500/month for its 752-square-feet of space.

Here's a 549-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom studio at 1604 Spruce St. that's going for $1,500/month.

    What will $1,500 rent you in Philadelphia?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Philadelphia? We've rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to finding an apartment in Philadelphia if you've got $1,500/month earmarked for your rent.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Man falls 30 feet from I-95 ramp in Chinatown section of Philadelphia

Officers say the 18-year-old victim lost his balance and fell onto 8th and Vine streets.

    Man falls 30 feet from I-95 ramp in Chinatown
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS Philadelphia police say members of a family were trying to fix a broken-down car on a highway overpass when one of them fell 30 feet. It happened at 12 a.m. Monday on the off-ramp from I-95 to the Vine Street Expressway in the city's Chinatown section.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

4 days ago

At 'ghost bike' memorial for lost rider, tears, love, and anger

Avendano, 34, died last Saturday, struck by an SUV on Spring Garden near 10th while working for a food-delivery service, Caviar, police and friends said.

    At 'ghost bike' memorial for lost rider, tears, love, and anger
    Now there's a new one, a memorial "ghost bike," the wheels, frame, and handlebars painted a flat white and set into place Saturday evening at the Spring Garden intersection where courier Pablo Avendano was struck and killed last weekend. In a steady rain, scores of friends, family, and fellow riders christened the site with tears, songs, and curses.
    http://www.philly.com

5 days ago

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    FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE(64'10"HIGH); ROOF DECK ACCESSED BY APILOTHOUSE WITH ELEVATOR ENCLOSURE FOR A SIX(6) VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACES ( SPACE# 1,SPACE# 2, SPACE# 3, SPACE#4, SPACE# 5 AND SPACE# 6) AT FIRST FLOOR)(USE REFISTRATION PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY) IN THE SAME BUILDING WITH TWO(2) FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING WITH THIRTY-THREE(33) ACCESSORY PARKING SPACES INCLUDING WITH TWO(2) VAN ACCESSIBLE SPACES INCLUDING WITH ONE(1) ACCESSIBLE SPACE,TWO(2) ELECTRIC VAN ACCESSIBLE SPACE AND WITH TEN(10) BICYCLE SPACES IN AN ACCESSIBLE ROUTE IN THE SAME LOT EXISTING FRATERNAL ORGANIZATION IN AN EXISTING ONE(1) STORY STRUCTURE.NO SIGN ON THIS APPLICATION

    421 N 9TH ST Issued May 15, 2018 Comment
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    1ST FLOOR DEMO EZ INTERIOR DEMOLITION- FOR THE INTERIOR DEMOLITION ON NON-BEARING PARTITION WALL AND CEILINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS.

    210 N 9TH ST Issued May 16, 2018 Comment

6 days ago

Bikes vs. cars vs. pedestrians: How Philly can win the transportation culture war | Opinion

...a car had struck and killed 34-year-old Pablo Avendano, as he cycled down Spring Garden and 10th to deliver food for Caviar. Spring Garden is one of Philly’s busiest cycling corridors...

    Bikes vs. cars vs. pedestrians: How Philly can win the transportation culture war | Opinion
    Driving home from a barbeque in Mt. Airy last Saturday, my wife and I turned north off of Spring Garden with the rest of the eastbound traffic. The squad cars and flashing lights indicated that something terrible had happened.
    http://www.philly.com

May 17

Want to learn more about conducting genealogi...

Want to learn more about conducting genealogical research through NARA’s online catalog? Check out the new page on our website that provides helpful information about how to use our catalog: https://www.archives.gov/research/genealogy/catalog-guide

    National Archives Catalog Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians
    The National Archives holds historical U.S. government documents (federal, congressional, and presidential records) that are created or received by the President and his staff, by Congress, by employees of Federal government agencies, and by the Federal courts in the course of their official duties.
    https://www.archives.gov

May 17

Rittenhouse Row Spring Fest, Kinetic Sculpture Derby, All Star Craft Beer & Wine Festival and other great events, May 18-25

8:30 p.m. May 19, Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St. Sold out. 215-232-2100. utphilly.com.

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Through May 19, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St., ticket prices vary per show, annenbergcenter.org/events

...Fairmount Streets, 12th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenues, Cadence Cycling and Multisport Center at 5000 Ridge Ave. and Dilworth Park. — G.D...

May 22-24 and 29-30, Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St., $20, inisnuatheatre.org

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 19, William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St. 18+, advanced tickets from $17.89 to $33.72 for VIP and guaranteed entry, $5-$20 at the door as space remains. phillydykemarch.com

With the Rectors, at 8 p.m. May 18 at Bourbon & Branch, 705 N. Second St. Tickets: $10 to $12. 215-238-0660.

7 p.m. May 18 at the Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad St. Sold out. 215-893-1999, kimmelcenter.org.

7 p.m. May 19, at Festival Pier, Columbus Blvd & Spring Garden Street, $65-$59.50, festivalpierphilly.com

    Rittenhouse Row Spring Fest, Kinetic Sculpture Derby, All Star Craft Beer & Wine Festival and other great events, May 18-25
    More than 50,000 people descend upon Rittenhouse Square for this annual celebration of local food, fashion, and art. Culinary demonstrations, cocktail tastings, and live music are all part of the fun, as are family-friendly activities and shopping opportunities at 100 vendor booths.
    http://www.philly.com

May 17

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. T...

The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Woman. The Myth. The Legend. The ROGUE. Take a look at how Wilma Artistic Director Blanka Zizka went rogue in 2018. A tribute video to 2018 Theater Lovers Fete honoree Blanka Zizka.
    http://www.facebook.com

May 17

Hundreds Of Bicyclists Gather In Philly For ‘Ride Of Silence’

Police say Avendano was traveling east in a bike lane on Spring Garden Street near 10th Street when the driver of an SUV struck him behind.

    Hundreds Of Bicyclists Gather In Philly For 'Ride Of Silence'
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The 14th Annual Ride of Silence in Philly comes days after a deadly bicycle crash. It was a somber mood below the falling rain and among the more than 200 bicyclists who met outside the Philadelphia Art Museum for the Ride of Silence Wednesday night.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 16

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welco...

"Today’s corporal sequence felt like a (welcome) scale model of a “real”-world battle: a constant, inner battle between corporal and mental/goal-oriented desire." Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual takes us inside his experience in the HotHouse Intensive. Go further with your theater training with the HotHouse this June in a three week Intensive with HotHouse Company members and teachers. --> https://goo.gl/1nAins

    HotHouse Intensive: Meeting Myself
    Temple University Musical Theater BFA student José Raúl Mangual took part in a HotHouse Intensive this winter. He documented the experience through daily reflections and photos that will be shared as blog posts as we prepare for the Summer Intensive. Alrighty!
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

May 16

There's a GoFundMe for Pablo Avendano, the cyclist killed at 10th and Spring Garden last weekend

There's a GoFundMe for Pablo Avendano, the cyclist killed at 10th and Spring Garden last weekend

    Click here to support All Out For Pablito organized by Edy Rosales
    Our dear friend and comrade Pablo was hit by a car and killed working a gig economy job that incentivize's riding a bike in dangerous and inclement weather. He was an amazing person; one who loved people and life. He was so much to so many, and now its time to be there for him and his family.
    https://www.gofundme.com

May 16

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season ...

LIVING. ADVENTUROUS. ART. The 2018/19 Season promises to be an unparalleled theatrical journey. See all four shows at a great price. --> https://goo.gl/wXS2U6

    2018/2019 Season | The Wilma Theater
    https://wilmatheater.org

May 16

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! ...

BZ BZ, oh what you do for American theatre! Artistic Director Blanka Zizka will be a part of a American Theatre magazine panel of immigrants and first-generation Americans working in the theatre to discuss their work and what it signifies in an age of rising anti-immigrant hysteria and violence.

    AT Live Event! Stage Migrations: Immigrants and the American Theatre
    On May 23, AT senior editor Diep Tran will moderate a conversation with Blanka Zizka, Carmen Rivera, Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, Maria Goyanes, Ngozi Anyanwu, Immigrants and refugees are woven into the fabric of American identity, and American theatre has always reflected that, from Yiddish theatre to El Teatro Campesino to and the Ufot cycle.
    https://www.americantheatre.org

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