2 hours ago

Tall Ships sail to the Delaware River Waterfr...

Tall Ships sail to the Delaware River Waterfront May 24–28 for the Sail Philadelphia festival! ⛵☀️ Explore historic vessels, meet the crew, and sail on the Delaware River along Philadelphia’s historic waterfront: http://sailphiladelphia.org/ Independence Seaport Museum

    Sail Philadelphia | Tall Ships Sail to the Delaware River Waterfront
    Live music, food vendors, beer gardens, and family-friendly programming all within an anchor's throw of tall ships from U.S. and international ports. Tickets include same-day admission to the Independence Seaport Museum.
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3 hours ago

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.

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    Photo of Keith Conallen, Taysha Marie Canales, and Lindsay Smiling by Bill Hebert.
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3 hours ago

Executive Director and Co-Founder Albert LeCo...

Executive Director and Co-Founder Albert LeCoff recently attended and presented at the Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations annual conference where he was awarded the 2018 Individual Achievement Award. The James Renwick Alliance Spring Craft Weekend is April 27 - 29, 2018. On Saturday, the symposium takes place featuring the five Distinguished Educators Sonya Clark, Helen Drutt, Andrea and John Gill and Albert LeCoff. For more information and to attend Spring Craft Weekend: http://ow.ly/Fhm730jHcuD Image: Rusty Baker Executive Director of PA Museums and Albert LeCoff.

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    Executive Director and Co-Founder Albert LeCoff recently attended and presented at the Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations annual conference where he was awarded the 2018...
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5 hours ago

​​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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...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...

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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.

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 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.

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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7 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 5 new photos.

Awesome Claymobile cell phone holders made by St. Cecelia 7th Graders taught by Marg Cedano and Jae Hubay.

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19 hours ago

Penn's Landing is a great summer destination ...

Penn's Landing is a great summer destination for the entire family. With 500 + FREE events throughout the summer, there is something for everyone!😀

    Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
    The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing is one of Philadelphia's premier locations for outdoor concerts, festivals, movie screenings, and private rentals.
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25 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

We are excited to announce our new Resident Artist! Stephanie Kantor is originally from Pittsburgh. She earned her MFA in ceramics at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and her BFA at Penn State University. Currently she is a Resident at Red Line Contemporary Art Center in Denver, Colorado. We are very excited to welcome Stephanie as the newest member of The Clay Studio Resident Program this coming September. Stephanie shared her thoughts on the Resident Program, The Clay Studio, and Philadelphia: "Working at The Clay Studio has always been a dream of mine ever since I first visited while in undergraduate school at Penn State. The Clay Studio is one of the top ceramic residencies that not only offers an all-star cast of residents but has invigorated the surrounding communities through exposure to the arts and education. Philadelphia is well situated in the larger global art market and has an exciting contemporary art scene that will allow my practice to reach greater audiences and participate in a wider critical dialogue. My practice will be dramatically influenced by Philadelphia’s rich history, by living and working in such a vibrant city. Living in a place like Philadelphia would provide me with endless inspirations from the cobblestone streets and historic colonial architecture to visiting places like the Mercer Museum and Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. Overall, I see Philadelphia as the ideal city that will support my practice and The Clay Studio would provide a platform for me to reach my goal of being a sustainable working artist and educator."

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27 hours ago

What does $1,500 rent you in Old City, today?

Listed at $1,445 / month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit is located at 116 S 7th St.

Here's a 700-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 130 Arch St. that's going for $1,425 / month.

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Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment located at 701 Sansom St. It's also listed for $1,445 / month for its 625-square-feet of space.

    What does $1,500 rent you in Old City, today?
    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Old City? According to Walk Score, this Philadelphia neighborhood is extremely walkable, is great for biking and has excellent transit. Data from rental site Zumper shows that the median rent for a one bedroom in Old City is currently hovering around $1,650.
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27 hours ago

Old City District shared Philadelphia VIP's p...

If you are a small business owner that resides in the city, Philadelphia VIP is hosting a free legal clinic on May 15:

    Philadelphia VIP
    Good news! If you are a small business owner that resides in the city, check out Philly VIP's May 15th FREE legal clinic. Click the link to fill out our Case Interest Form to determine eligibility....
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27 hours ago

The Clay Studio added 2 new photos.

The Philadelphia Potters 2nd Annual Urban Studio Tour April 26th– 29th, 2018 www.thephiladelphiapotters.com Enjoy the friendly atmospheres of three local pottery studios as we showcase fifteen nationally recognized potters. This event provides the rare opportunity to talk directly with artists for and buy, some of the finest contemporary pottery being made in America today. This is a family friendly event. On street parking is easy at each location. Exhibition Reception and Artist Talks Thursday. April 26th 6:00pm-8:30pm Refreshments provided by 12th Street Catering and locally brewed beer from Crime and Punishment. The Clay Studio, 137 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia PA 19106 215-925-3453 www.theclaystudio.org Studio Tour Dates and Times Friday, April 27th 5:00pm–9:00pm Saturday, April 28th 10:00am-6:00pm Sunday, April 29th 11:00am- 5:00pm Cleary Teran Studios 1522 N 27th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121 215-285-6665 Daniel Ricardo Teran, PA Naomi Cleary, PA Brad Johnson, PA Bernadette Curran, PA Bailey Street Arts Corridor 1525 N. Bailey Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121 607-382-0129 Michael Connelly, PA Roberta Massuch, PA Birdie Boone, VA Rebecca Chappell, PA Brenda Quinn, NY Greenheck Ceramics Studio 2019 N. 33rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19121 607-382-5326 Ryan J. Greenheck, PA Hiroe Hanazono, PA Bryan Hopkins, NY Doug Peltzman, NY Didem Mert, OH Kristen Kieffer, MA

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27 hours ago

The Center's gallery is closed but our Museum...

The Center's gallery is closed but our Museum Store and Collection are open. Join us for our next exhibition Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time opening May 4th. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center's gallery is closed but our Museum Store and Collection are open. Join us for our next exhibition Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time opening May 4th. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.
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29 hours ago

📺 6abc Action News Anchor Alicia Vitarelli v...

📺 6abc Action News Anchor Alicia Vitarelli visits the Red Owl Tavern in Old City and learns how to make a chilled spring pea soup:

    6 Minute Meals: Red Owl Tavern's Chilled Pea Soup
    In this 6 Minute Meal & a Deal, Alicia Vitarelli is in the Red Owl Tavern's kitchen learning how to make a chilled spring pea soup.
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43 hours ago

Penn's Landing shared Spruce Street Harbor Pa...

GIVEAWAY on the Spruce Street Harbor Park Facebook Page! Learn how to win a hammock lounge rental! 👇

    Spruce Street Harbor Park
    GIVEAWAY: We're sooooo happy the opening of Spruce Street Harbor Park sustained by Univest Corporation is just a few weeks away that we're giving away a hammock lounge rental...
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46 hours ago

. @SailPhilly is headed to the waterfront May...

. @SailPhilly is headed to the waterfront May 24 - May 28! Book your Sail Away Cruises + Ship Tours today! https://bit.ly/2GhZ9YV #sailphilly @visitphilly #visitphilly

    Penn's Landing
    @SailPhilly is headed to the waterfront May 24 - May 28! Book your Sail Away Cruises + Ship Tours today! https://bit.ly/2GhZ9YV #sailphilly @visitphilly #visitphilly
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Penn's Landing shared Blue Cross RiverRink's ...

GIVEAWAY on the Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest Facebook Page. Lean how to win a Summerfest roller skating + mini-golf package for 4!👇

    Blue Cross RiverRink
    GIVEAWAY! Because we are so hype for the opening of Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest May 11th, we are giving away a Summerfest prize package for 4 that includes roller skating + mini golf. For a...
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2 days ago

The Clay Studio added 11 new photos.

In advance of our 2020 move to South Kensington, The Clay Studio is introducing ourselves to the neighborhood through our Making Place Matter and Maker Days projects. On Sunday we kicked it off with a surprise wheel throwing event in Norris Square Park. Artist Roberto Lugo demonstrated and allowed park goers to try their hand at wheel throwing. Keep your eyes out for information about upcoming events! This project was generously funded by Pew Center for Arts and Heritage.

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2 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood updated their cove...

    The Center for Art in Wood
    The Center for Art in Wood updated their cover photo.
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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.
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2 days ago

Collection Highlight: Title: Refuge Artist: D...

Collection Highlight: Title: Refuge Artist: Darrell Copeland Date: 2012 Materials: Wood, fire, and pigment Dimensions: H-22 W-15.5 D-6 inches You can see this piece by Darrell Copeland and more in our Museum Collection of over 1,100 objects. You can also view and search our Collection online at http://ow.ly/DVui30jDDp9 Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Collection Highlight: Title: Refuge Artist: Darrell Copeland Date: 2012 Materials: Wood, fire, and pigment Dimensions: H-22 W-15.5 D-6 inches You can see this piece by Darrell Copeland and more in...
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2 days ago

Just in time for Spring 🌸 Check out Curbed Ph...

Just in time for Spring 🌸 Check out Curbed Philly's Guide to Philadelphia parks and green spaces, including Independence National Historical Park in Old City 🌷🌼🌷

    Secret gardens, parks, and green spaces in Philadelphia
    The weather is finally warming up a little-well, at least the sun is out-and it's the perfect time to check out Philly's wealth of parks and green spaces. Sure, you likely know the four main public squares in the City of Brotherly Love: Logan, Washington, Rittenhouse, and Franklin squares.
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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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3 days ago

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...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...

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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.

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 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.

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.

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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.
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3 days ago

Happy #MugshotMonday with this "Small Favors"...

Happy #MugshotMonday with this "Small Favors" piece from Amy Shindo. Shop this and more "Small Favors" here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/collections/51/Small%20Favors%20

    The Clay Studio
    Happy #MugshotMonday with this "Small Favors" piece from Amy Shindo. Shop this and more "Small Favors" here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/collections/51/Small%20Favors%20
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4 days ago

We've got claymation camp for ages 6-8 and 9-...

We've got claymation camp for ages 6-8 and 9-12! Check out all of the Clay Camps happening this summer: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/3/camps

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    We've got claymation camp for ages 6-8 and 9-12! Check out all of the Clay Camps happening this summer: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/3/camps
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4 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

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    William Way LGBT Community Center updated their cover photo.
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5 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood added 2 new photos...

Today, Sat, April 21st is the last day of the exhibition Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon! While you're here enjoy Earth Day at the Center with hands-on crafts with recycled materials, info on keeping the planet beautiful, and free giveaways! Open until 5 pm.


5 days ago

Old City: 5 Ways Philadelphia Impacted American History

Between September 5th and October 26, 1774, delegates from 12 of the 13 American colonies met to discuss grievances with the English control and vowed to return if concerns...

    Old City: 5 Ways Philadelphia Impacted American History
    Philadelphia can be considered the birthplace of American politics. Although Philadelphia held a strong influence over the formation of the United States, politics in the city today remain detached from influencing the national political scene. To understand current Philadelphia politics, understanding the events of 18th century Philadelphia is paramount to feel the city's passion for intense politics.
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5 days ago

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


5 days ago

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

Stop by this weekend to take in all of the amazing pieces made by Our Community. Visit our website here for more information on the exhibition: https://www.theclaystudio.org/exhibitions/our-community-2018 Artists pictured: Nikki Lau Charity Thackston Luke Desmone Maria Albornez


6 days ago

Old City District shared FYI Philly's video.

New restaurants in Old City will be featured on FYI Philly this Saturday! 😀

    FYI Philly
    Saturday on FYI Philly we have tailgating tips for Winterthur Point-to-Point, Ducis Rodgers shows off his comedic genius, and new restaurants in Old City District and South Philly. Check out a...
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Saturday, April 21st is the last day to exper...

Saturday, April 21st is the last day to experience Seeing the Forests and the Trees: Winifred Helton-Harmon. While you're here join us for Earth Day at the Center and enjoy hands-on crafts, information on how to keep our planet happy, and free giveaways! Open 10 am - 5 pm. For more info: http://ow.ly/9ZrT30jB5Vo


6 days ago

Old City has a thriving dining scene, and Roy...

Old City has a thriving dining scene, and Royal Boucherie and Vista Peru were named among the Hottest Restaurants in Philadelphia by Eater Philly!

    The Hottest Restaurants in Philly Right Now, January 2018
    Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater always want to know: Where should I eat right now? What are the hottest new places? What's everyone talking about? While the Eater 38 is a resource covering Philly's most essential restaurants, it's not a chronicle of the "it" places of the moment.
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6 days ago

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...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...

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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.

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 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.

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.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

6 days ago

The Clay Studio added 5 new photos.

Congrats to our former Education Staff and instructors, Carin Sankus (Carin Sankus Ceramics) and Grace Tessein on their thesis exhibitions. Check our their instagram accounts for more information on their shows: https://www.instagram.com/carinsankus https://www.instagram.com/gracetessein And their websites: https://www.carinsankus.com https://www.gracetessein.com


6 days ago

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

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

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Join our team! Delawa...

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Join our team! Delaware River Waterfront is seeking an Event Operations Intern to provide support to Delaware River Waterfront’s newly created Program Operations Team! Think you'll be a good fit? Apply today! 👇

    Event Operations Intern
    The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) is seeking an Event Operations Intern to provide support to DRWC's newly created Program Operations Team. DRWC produces nearly 100 events inclusive of concerts, festivals, fundraisers, performances and art installations along the Delaware waterfront during the summer season.
    http://www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

Apr 19

June starts The Center for Art in Wood's Wind...

June starts The Center for Art in Wood's Windgate ITE International Residency Program. All of us are excited to meet the 2018 Fellows but until then here's a look back at the 2017 Windgate ITE Fellows. To learn more about our Windgate ITE International Residency Program follow the link: http://ow.ly/savk30jzEmW

    The Center for Art in Wood
    June starts The Center for Art in Wood's Windgate ITE International Residency Program. All of us are excited to meet the 2018 Fellows but until then here's a look back at the 2017 Windgate ITE...
    http://www.facebook.com

Apr 19

The Museum of the American Revolution opened ...

The Museum of the American Revolution opened one year ago today! 🎉 The museum will celebrate by offering free general admission to the community on Thursday, April 19 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., with tickets (walk-up only) becoming available at 2 p.m. for 3 p.m. entry. There will also be festivities throughout the weekend. Congratulations, Museum of the American Revolution! 🎉

    Museum of the American Revolution offering free admission on one-year anniversary
    Last year on April 19, the Museum of the American Revolution opened to the public. On the one year anniversary, the history museum will celebrate by offering free general admission to the community. Inside, visitors can explore the history of how America broke free from Britain.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

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

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


Apr 18

FBI raids methadone clinic in Camden

The clinic, located at 424 Market Street in the heart of  Camden, has long been considered by city officials to be standing...

    FBI raids methadone clinic in Camden - Philly
    FBI agents raided a methadone clinic in Camden on Wednesday morning that has been a source of controversy in the city. Agents carried dozens of boxes out of the building and into a white truck parked across from City Hall. The raid began around 7:30 a.m. and continued for more than four hours.
    http://www.philly.com

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

Penn's Landing shared Race Street Pier's post...

FREE EVENT! Enjoy light bites, drinks, + networking with your fellow yogies at the Yoga On The Pier presented by Aetna Preview Party at United By Blue April 27! Register here 👇

    Free Yoga on the Race Street Pier Presented by Aetna Preview Party
    Philadelphia's favorite free workout series, Free Yoga on Race Street Pier Presented by Aetna, will return on Saturday, April 28th and we're celebrating its season plus its amazing coordinator, Malik Wilson.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Apr 18

Mark Your Calendars: The Farmers Market at Ch...

Mark Your Calendars: The Farmers Market at Christ Church returns in one month! Opening Day is Wednesday, May 16 🌸 Info: https://bit.ly/2q8BFuO


Apr 18

Old City District shared KYW Newsradio's post...

Read about Silence Dogood's Tavern's efforts to help Christ Church, Philadelphia at KYW Newsradio:

    Old City Bar Starts Fundraiser To Help Neighboring Church
    Breaking News PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The "Church Lady" will be raising money to help an Old City church paint its steeple. "The Church Lady is a fabulous summer cocktail with some blueberry vodka, fresh blueberries, a little bit of seltzer and some fresh lemonade," said Eric Keiles, owner of Silence Dogood's Tavern at 2nd and Market Streets.
    https://kywnews.radio.com

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