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"We produced this play over ten years ago bef...

"We produced this play over ten years ago before we had fully secured an audience base. Now, with a steady audience of young intellects, I hope this play will be a departure and yet give us some perspective on our current situation.” http://ucreview.com/curio-theatre-company-concludes-mainstage-season-with-joseph-hellers-stag-p7787-86.htm Curio Theatre Company

    Curio Theatre Company Concludes Mainstage Season with Joseph Heller's Stage Adaptation of Catch-22
    The play, set in the heart of World War II, runs April 25 to May 19.
    http://ucreview.com

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“It always seems to be that society does not ...

“It always seems to be that society does not like a mirror held up to itself ... Bizet wrote what’s essentially a blue-collar opera about a working-class girl, knowing that a middle-class audience was going to bridle at this and say, ‘We don’t want to see this story about some immoral young woman.’ ” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/opera-philadelphias-carmen-shines-a-light-on-the-outsiders-p7258-95.htm Academy of Music Opera Philadelphia Bizet

    Opera Philadelphia's "Carmen" shines a light on the outsiders
    Paul Curran's production of "Carmen" takes place in the 1950s and explores the titular character as an outcast fighting for her place in the world.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

12 hours ago

Come out tonight for a community conversation...

Come out tonight for a community conversation from 6pm-7:30pm about Map the Gap, a student-driven project around digital access to housing resources in the community. Dinner will be served.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come out tonight for a community conversation from 6pm-7:30pm about Map the Gap, a student-driven project around digital access to housing resources in the community. Dinner will be served.
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12 hours ago

Participants learn how to get a free rain bar...

Participants learn how to get a free rain barrel from the Philadelphia Water Department. The workshop will also present information about reduced pricing for downspout planters, rain gardens, depaving, and permeable pavers. http://ucreview.com/rain-barrel-workshop-at-lucien-e-blackwell-library-next-week-p7786-1.htm Philadelphia Water Department Blackwell Regional Library Adult/ Teen Department

    Rain barrel workshop at Lucien E. Blackwell Library next week
    Collecting rainwater conserves water, provides free water for landscaping and helps with sewer overflow.
    http://ucreview.com

29 hours ago

The fair features some crafters you won't fin...

The fair features some crafters you won't find at any other fairs, according to Emily Dorn. Other unique offerings include entertainment from the Philadelphia Women's Slavic Ensemble and Tangle Movement Arts. http://ucreview.com/go-west-craft-fair-features-artisans-artists-and-acrobats-this-weekend-p7785-1.htm VIX Emporium As The Crow Flies & Co

    Go West Craft Fair features artisans, artists and acrobats this weekend
    The yearly event features around 90 vendors plus live music, trapeze artists and more.
    http://ucreview.com

29 hours ago

The Penn Relays & Carnival Return To University City’s Franklin Field, April 26-28

City dwellers can take the Market-Frankford subway line to 34th and Market streets and walk a few blocks to Franklin Field (33rd and Spruce streets) from there.

City dwellers can take the Market-Frankford subway line to 34th and Market streets and walk a few blocks to Franklin Field (33rd and Spruce streets) from there.

Where:Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd Street

    On Your Mark! The Penn Relays & Carnival Return This Weekend
    Sports fans, get ready to take your marks in the grandstands at Franklin Field! From April 26 to April 28, about 17,000 high school, collegiate and professional track and field athletes dash into Philadelphia for the 124th Penn Relays, the oldest and largest track and field meet in the country.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

34 hours ago

Today we honor those lost in the Armenian Gen...

Today we honor those lost in the Armenian Genocide of 1915, as well as their survivors. Marc 2Ray's music unites us in remembrance with the powerful message "Love can rule the world." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xBgT4a7q90&feature=youtu.be . . . . . . . #ArmenianGenocide #1915 #Love #NeverForget

    Marc 2Ray - 1915 (The Armenian Genocide)
    Marc 2Ray's single, "1915," produced by Godfather, is a powerful song about the Armenian Genocide. As the grandson of a survivor, Marc walks the listener through the brutal execution of the first genocide of the twentieth century as he describes his family's escape.
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34 hours ago

We’re in a particular moment where we need to...

We’re in a particular moment where we need to think about the future.” - Kevin Johnson http://ucreview.com/third-congressional-district-lt-gov-candidates-meet-with-west-philly-con-p7784-73.htm Rep. Dwight Evans Lt. Governor Mike Stack John Fetterman Commissioner Kathi Cozzone for Lieutenant Governor Nina Ahmad Ray Sosa for a Better PA

    Third Congressional District, Lt. Gov. candidates meet with West Philly constituents
    Democratic candidates for the state Lieutenant Governor and U.S. Representative for the new Third Congressional District met with West Philadelphia constituents last week. Kathi Cozzone, John Fetterman and incumbent Mike Stack made their arguments for why they should be elected Lieutenant Governor. Campaign managers for Ray Sosa and Nina Ahmad spoke in their respective places.
    http://ucreview.com

34 hours ago

The Artful Evolution Of Standard Hall

...moved out in 2000 and is now headquartered at the old Friends Meeting House at 3500 Lancaster Avenue...

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...of businessman Jacob Dintenfass, was willed a 40′ x 82′ plot of land on the 600 block of Bainbridge Street that stretched back to Charles (now Leithgow) Street. By 1897, Jacob and entrepreneur/family member...

...that added two retail spaces with shop window storefronts with their own addresses– 622 and 624 South 4th Street. The retail spaces held a series of shoe and dress stores. The Polsky Family purchased...

...called Pedro Gunn while the other lead to a basement dance club called Showplace. The 2nd and 3rd floors were a daycare center. In 2001, Cohen leased the first floor to the Penn...

    The Artful Evolution Of Standard Hall
    This barely-noticed building on South 4th Street has stayed in continuous use for 121 years as a reflection of its neighborhood's trends. In 1894, Maria Dintenfass, wife of businessman Jacob Dintenfass, was willed a 40′ x 82′ plot of land on the 600 block of Bainbridge Street that stretched back to Charles (now Leithgow) Street.
    https://hiddencityphila.org

35 hours ago

Drexel's Kline School of Law and the Communit...

Drexel's Kline School of Law and the Community Lawyering Clinic invite our neighbors in Mantua and Powelton Village to their 5th Annual Open House and Buffet Dinner Tomorrow, April 24th from 5:30 - 8pm!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel's Kline School of Law and the Community Lawyering Clinic invite our neighbors in Mantua and Powelton Village to their 5th Annual Open House and Buffet Dinner Tomorrow, April 24th from 5:30 - 8pm!
    https://www.facebook.com

37 hours ago

"What an opportunity for a travel writer! Tha...

"What an opportunity for a travel writer! That’s what I thought as I chatted up the Ireland people and the leper colony Molokai people." - Thom Nickels http://philadelphiafreepress.com/city-safari-my-safari-to-the-pa-convention-center-p7253-1.htm

    City Safari: My Safari to the PA Convention Center
    As an occasional travel writer, when I heard that the Philadelphia Travel and Adventure show was going to be at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, I put on my safari hat and headed into Center City. The Convention Center floor was filled with information booths from many world destinations.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

37 hours ago

21+ Excellent Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 23-29

Where:PHS Pop Up Gardens: South Street, 1438 South Street; uCity Square, 36th & Filbert streets

Where:Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd Street

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Where:Various locations including Taqueria Feliz, 4410 Main Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Various locations including Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue

Where:Various locations including Warmdaddy's, 1400 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

Where:Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street

Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:PHS Pop Up Gardens: South Street, 1438 South Street; uCity Square, 36th & Filbert streets

Where:Various locations including Woody's, 202 S. 13th Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Avenue

Where:Various locations including Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:Various locations including Time, 1315 Sansom Street

Where:23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd Street

    21+ Excellent Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, April 23-29
    PHS Pop Up Garden | Photo by C. Smyth for Visit Philadelphia Flavors on the Avenue, Center City Jazz Festival, Science Carnival on the Parkway and more... Calling all foodies, music lovers, techies, outdoorsy types, theater buffs and science fans - there's a ton of fun to be had in Philly this week.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

45 hours ago

In the Fling week's crime log: five thefts and six citations due to underage drinking

April 6: A theft was reported at the T-Mobile store located at 3441 Chestnut Street at 6:45 p.m. which resulted in losses worth more than $200.

April 12: A 34-year old man was issued a citation for trespassing at the Inn at Penn (3600 Sansom St.)  at 12:30 p.m. 

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April 6: A theft totaling losses over $200 was reported at 4020 Spruce St. between 8:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.

April 8: A theft was reported at 4113 Pine St. in the late evening which resulted in losses worth over $200.

April 12: In the early afternoon, a theft was reported at 401 S. 41st St. which resulted in losses worth over $200.

April 6: At 11:45 p.m. at the intersection of 40th and Spruce streets, a woman reported that a man took her phone and fled on a bicycle. Police were able to identify the suspect as a 19-year-old man, whom they later arrested.

April 12: A 31-year old man was arrested at Santander Bank on 3802 Chestnut St. after police responded to an alarm in the building set off at 5:00 a.m. when the man entered without due permission or reason.

April 6: Around 3:00 p.m. on the 4100 block of Pine St., a man reported fraudulent charges on his credit card.

April 6: A man reported being struck in the face by a known suspect at Atlantis Gentlemen's Club on 3813 Chestnut St. at around 1:15 a.m. The police advised a private criminal complaint for further action.

April 7: A 21-year old man was issued a citation on the 4000 block of Walnut St. at 5:30 p.m. after showing aggressive signs of intoxication and instigating arguments on the street.

April 12: A 19-year old man was issued a citation for underage drinking on the 3900 block of Sansom St., around 3:45 p.m.

April 12: A 20-year old man was issued a citation for underage drinking on the 4000 block of Spruce St. at 8:00 p.m.

April 12: A man was issued a citation for underage drinking on the 4000 block of Irving St. at 9:30 p.m.

    In the Fling week's crime log: five thefts and six citations due to underage drinking
    Theft: April 6: A theft totaling losses over $200 was reported at 4020 Spruce St. between 8:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. April 6: A theft was reported at the T-Mobile store located at 3441 Chestnut Street at 6:45 p.m. which resulted in losses worth more than $200.
    http://www.thedp.com

2 days ago

Check out what we have going on this week

Check out what we have going on this week

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week
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2 days ago

North Philadelphia: Indego Bike-Sharing Establishing Presence In Low-Income Areas

...resulting in an uptick of nearly 20 bikes per hour going through the intersection of 34th and Chestnut, the Coalition found...

    North Philadelphia: Indego Bike-Sharing Establishing Presence In Low-Income Areas
    Indego bike share was established in Philadelphia three years ago with a specific goal of doing something other cities' bike-sharing services have failed to do: establish a presence in lower-income neighborhoods. At its launch, Indego set up 70 stations across Philadelphia including 20 in low-income neighborhoods.
    https://philadelphianeighborhoods.com

2 days ago

Did you catch the Grave Gardener Program on C...

Did you catch the Grave Gardener Program on CBS Sunday Morning today? Watch it again online below, then learn more and donate to the program through gravegardeners.org. 🌷🌱🌷

    Grave gardening: Tending more than just flowers
    "How Does Your Garden Grow" is the question posed by an age-old nursery rhyme. Tony Dokoupil has our most unusual answer: Every great summer garden really begins in the winter, with a ritual of seeds and shovels. But these gardeners -- volunteers at The Woodlands, a 54-acre oasis in West Philadelphia, have an extra challenge each year.
    https://www.cbsnews.com

2 days ago

Tune in to CBS Sunday Morning to see the Grav...

Tune in to CBS Sunday Morning to see the Grave Gardeners at approximately 9:23am on NATIONAL TV!! Want to help the program grow? Learn how here: https://www.gravegardeners.org/

    Grave Gardeners
    Information about The Grave Gardeners, a program of The Woodlands Trust for Historic Preservation in Philadelphia, PA. A group of volunteer gardeners who plant victorian-era gardens in cradle graves at the National Historic Landmark Cemetery.
    https://www.gravegardeners.org

2 days ago

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3 days ago

!!! TONIGHT !!! is Lightbox Film Center 's f...

!!! TONIGHT !!! is Lightbox Film Center 's first birthday! 🎉🎉🎉 Come on over at 7:00PM for a screening of Bernardo Bertolucci's film Before the Revolution, and stay for refreshments and hot Euro beats spun by DJ Silvia at 9:00PM. Learn more: http://bit.ly/lightbox1year Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/lightbox1yearTix #lightbox1year #HBDLightbox #Lightbox #film #italiancinema And of course, thanks to our sponsors, SSD Technology Partners Yards Brewing Co. Tito's Handmade Vodka

    International House Philadelphia | Events Calendar
    Join us as we celebrate our first year as Lightbox Film Center, following the rebranding of International House's 40 year-old film and media arts program in Spring 2017. Guests are invited to celebrate this milestone with food, drink, and music in our beautiful Galleria after the screening of famed Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci's stunning second feature Before the Revolution.
    http://ihousephilly.org

3 days ago

Join us Thursday Apr 26th from 6pm-7pm for Ga...

Join us Thursday Apr 26th from 6pm-7pm for Garden Talk: HIDDEN HUNGER & THE IMPACT OF COMMUNITY GARDENS and enjoy light healthy refreshments.


3 days ago

Podcasts are LIVE for next week's Tales From ...

Podcasts are LIVE for next week's Tales From The Woodlands Archives. Listen and give feedback to students from Villanova University, and help inform future programs at The Woodlands. (Link to podcasts in event).

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

4 days ago

Still looking for weekend plans? TOMORROW NIG...

Still looking for weekend plans? TOMORROW NIGHT is Lightbox Film Center 's first birthday! 🎉 Come on over at 7:00PM for a screening of Bernardo Bertolucci's film Before the Revolution, and stay for refreshments and hot Euro beats spun by DJ Silvia at 9:00PM. Learn more: http://bit.ly/lightbox1year Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/lightbox1yearTix #lightbox1year #HBDLightbox #Lightbox #film #italiancinema And of course, thanks to our sponsors, SSD Technology Partners Yards Brewing Co. Tito's Handmade Vodka

    International House Philadelphia | Events Calendar
    Join us as we celebrate our first year as Lightbox Film Center, following the rebranding of International House's 40 year-old film and media arts program in Spring 2017. Guests are invited to celebrate this milestone with food, drink, and music in our beautiful Galleria after the screening of famed Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci's stunning second feature Before the Revolution.
    http://ihousephilly.org

4 days ago

*TONIGHT* #GetNerdyPHL at the West Philly Sta...

*TONIGHT* #GetNerdyPHL at the West Philly Star Party with experts and family crafts from the Penn Museum and enjoy treats from Lil' Pop Shop! Mini chats will take place INSIDE the Hamilton Mansion! University of Pennsylvania West Philly Local University City District

    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Congrats to @Drexel University on their recen...

Congrats to @Drexel University on their recent grants to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia.

    Vanguard and William Penn Foundation Award $2.6 Million in Grants to Drexel's Early Learning Initiative - DrexelNow
    Two grants totaling $2.6 million will help support Drexel University's efforts to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia. They are the first significant grants to benefit early education in the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood. The grants will support Drexel's West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative during the next three years.
    http://drexel.edu

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5 days ago

Catch-22 is an adaptation of the Joseph Helle...

Catch-22 is an adaptation of the Joseph Heller novel about endless military bureaucracy. Catch previews at Curio Theatre Company on April 25 and 26th, with opening night April 27th.

    Catch-22
    Artwork by Elizabeth Gallagher
    http://www.curiotheatre.org

5 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is live now.
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Thank you to our special guests including Dre...

Thank you to our special guests including Drexel’s Andre Carrington, Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse’s Ariell Johnson, Lil’ Filmmakers’ Janine Spruill, and the moderator Drexel’s Vincent Williams for making Tuesday night's Diversity in Cinema discussion a great one!


5 days ago

Theatre Exile’s new “Sing the Body Electric,"...

Theatre Exile’s new “Sing the Body Electric," the “Mendelssohn Medley," Irish playwright Mark O’Rowe’s “Our Few and Evil Days” and more this week. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7251-95.htm

    Notes on Music ♫
    A roundup of musical and cultural events in Philadelphia this week.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

5 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

    Meet candidates for 3rd Congressional seat and Lt. Governor Thursday at USciences
    Here's a chance to meet and hear from some candidates up for election in next month's primaries. The 27th Ward Democratic Executive Committee is hosting a candidates forum on Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

5 days ago

New Deli at Franklin's Table Bites the Bullet and Names Itself 'Product of Gentrification'

Franklin’s Table recently opened at 36th and Walnut, and it has already drawn criticism from the Penn community for its steep prices and inaccessibility to locals.

    New Deli at Franklin's Table Bites the Bullet and Names Itself 'Product of Gentrification'
    Satire Published 54 minutes ago Franklin's Table recently opened at 36th and Walnut, and it has already drawn criticism from the Penn community for its steep prices and inaccessibility to locals. A new deli popping up at the food court has decided to capitalize on this, and will call itself "Product of Gentrification," with several menu items playing on that theme.
    http://www.thedp.com

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6 days ago

If you have $99 and a hankering for leafy gre...

If you have $99 and a hankering for leafy greens, Just Salad has a deal for you.

    Just Salad Is Really Pushing Salad With Its Unlimited Bowl
    Just Salad's new University City restaurant, located at Penn at 3728 Spruce Street, opened its doors last week. It's the second Philly location for the chain; the first started serving last summer at 1729 Chestnut Street. The fast-casual eatery does sell more than salad, with wraps, hot bowls, smoothies, and avocado toast on the menu.
    https://philly.eater.com

6 days ago

Join Mural Arts Philadelphia and Internationa...

Join Mural Arts Philadelphia and International House Philadelphia for a discussion on how public art and wellness can go hand in hand, and how you can be part of Philadelphia's transformation.

    Rippling Moon: Conversations on Public Art and Wellness
    Rippling Moon: An Urban Fairytale is a powerful new mural project built on principles of trauma-informed care. Renowned artist Meg Saligman's dramatic theater-inspired designs illustrate how healing begins with a single point and then ripples out through a community.
    https://muralarts.ticketleap.com

6 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

John Kirby served as a panelist representing the Dornsife Center at Think Tank hosted by Promise Corps last week, where students from four local West Philly high schools presented a challenge they regularly face in their community and their attainable and actionable solution!


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University City District shared West Philly L...

Several great events this weekend to celebrate the Philadelphia Science Festival!

    West Philly Star Party, Science in the Park and more Philly Science Festival events
    The Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off on Friday, April 20 with tons of fun and educational events being held around the city. The goal of this annual event is to "educate, inspire, and engage the region with the science and technology that surrounds our everyday world." Several festival-rel
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

6 days ago

Essential Guide To The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 20-28

Where:Various locations including the Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Drexel Bistro, 101 N. 33rd Street

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Where:Various locations including Laurel Hill Cemetery, 3822 Ridge Avenue

Where:Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagys Mill Road

Where:Hunting Park, 900 Hunting Park Avenue and Clark Park, 4300-4398 Baltimore Avenue

Where:Various locations including Fette Sau, 1208 Frankford Avenue

Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue

Where:Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th Street

    Essential Guide To The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, April 20-28
    Get ready to #GetNerdyPHL! The Philadelphia Science Festival returns from April 20 to 28 for a super-charged citywide celebration of science, engineering, technology, math and more. Led by The Franklin Institute and presented by The Dow Company Trust, the eighth annual festival features an impressive lineup of more than 80 events over nine action-packed days.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

6 days ago

The University City Garden Club spring plant ...

The University City Garden Club spring plant sale is Saturday May 12th in Clark Park. Pre-order plants by April 29th and help support University City Greening Projects including the Grave Gardeners. Pre-order here: https://bit.ly/2vshdLy


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Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 732 likes. The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is Drexel's urban extension center - modeled...
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