47 min ago

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStran...

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.

    The Wilma Theater
    Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.
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2 hours ago

Bishop Briggs at Union Transfer on 05/18/2018 08:00 PM EDT

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    Bishop Briggs - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - May 18th, 2018
    While those in a Tokyo karaoke bar may not have realized it, they were witnesses to a life-altering experience for four-year-old Bishop Briggs. As she sang her first song in public, Bishop fell instantly in love with performing, and her auspicious debut served not only as an indelible touchpoint, but also the initial indicator of an unmistakable identity.
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5 hours ago

The Black Angels at Union Transfer on 04/08/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    The Black Angels - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - April 8th, 2018
    THE BLACK ANGELS The Black Angels are: Stephanie Bailey: drums, percussion, Philicorda Christian Bland: guitar, Mellotron, bass, vocals, Vox Continental Jake Garcia: guitar, bass, vocals Kyle Hunt: bass, guitar, organ, Moog, Rheem MK VII Alex Maas: lead vocals, bass, harmonium "If you're going to sing something, it might as well be something important," reflects The Black Angels' Alex Maas.
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5 hours ago

Rainbow Kitten Surprise at Union Transfer on 04/12/2018 08:00 PM EDT

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    Rainbow Kitten Surprise - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - April 12th, 2018
    Rainbow Kitten Surprise and all five of its members hail from the mountains of Boone, North Carolina. With chilling harmonies, dynamic instrumentation, and introspective lyrics, their genre-defying so
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5 hours ago

tUnE-yArDs at Union Transfer on 05/10/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    tUnE-yArDs - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - May 10th, 2018
    "What should I do?" That's the question Merrill Garbus asks herself halfway through "ABC 123," the stunning centerpiece of the new Tune-Yards album, I can feel you creep into my private life. In 2014, Tune-Yards released Nikki Nack, which NPR called "dazzingly imaginative," while the NME hailed it as "easily Tune-Yards' finest work," and New York Magazine dubbed it "possibly the catchiest record of the year."
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7 hours ago

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstag...

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a dialogue with Passing Strange's Music Director (and band leader) Amanda Morton.

    The Wilma Theater
    How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a...
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17 hours ago

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service...

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service! In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us January 15-19, 2018 for a week-long citizen archivist challenge. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives Catalog during Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Can you help us meet this challenge? Get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard beginning January 15. During that week, we’ll have a special expanded missions session and lots of featured records waiting to be transcribed. For our new volunteers, you’ll also find instructions on how to create an account and get started. You can help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to these records, those words are added to our Catalog – improving search results, and making our records more discoverable online. The added benefit is that we’re unlocking the sometimes difficult to read text for all to understand. We like to say that as we tag and transcribe, we are unlocking history. Transcribe and tag some of our holdings today, a handful of which are linked to below: The Indictment of Samuel Maccubbin involved in the Baltimore 'Riot' of 1861: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/278869 Deposition of John Snyder: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/18545806 Information provided by Lester Matz and John C. Childs filed in the U.S. Attorneys' Records on Spiro T. Agnew: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279167 Complaint Against the Prince Edward County School Board of Virginia: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279098 Fire Island National Seashore: A Proposal: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304849 History of Langley Air Field, Inception to March 1, 1935: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/66956741 John B. Gruelle's Patent Drawing and Oath for an Ornamental Design for a Doll: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/23902323

    Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog.
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31 hours ago

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in fai...

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith ‘twas strange, ‘twas passing strange.” – OTHELLO, Act One, Scene 3 Take a deep dive into the world of PASSING STRANGE in Walter Bilderback's (Production Dramaturg and Literary Manager) Open Stages blog post. #WilmaPassingStrange is now playing through February 18.

    OPEN STAGE ONLINE: PASSING STRANGE
    by Walter Bilderback "My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange." - Othello, Act One, Scene 3 Passing Strange is, first and foremost, a coming of age story. Although it shares some moments with Stew's real life, it is not autobiographical.
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The National Archives at Philadelphia will be...

The National Archives at Philadelphia will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2017, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Feel free to call us at (215) 205-2044 or visit www.archive.gov/philadelphia for any changes in our hours.

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4 days ago

Tonight it's Beer Night! Get to the Wilma ear...

Tonight it's Beer Night! Get to the Wilma early to sample Philadelphia Brewing Co.'s finest beers at the Good Karma Cafe's bar. Tasting begins at 7pm, and hour before PASSING STRANGE begins. #wilmapassingstrage #beernight #phillytheatre #phillybeer

    The Wilma Theater
    Tonight it's Beer Night! Get to the Wilma early to sample Philadelphia Brewing Co.'s finest beers at the Good Karma Cafe's bar. Tasting begins at 7pm, and hour before PASSING STRANGE begins....
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4 days ago

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    TO ADDRESS L&I CASE #577366 FOR NEW USE WITHOUT USE PERMIT; FOR THE ERECTION OF AN ADDITION, WITH A ROOF DECK ABOVE THE REAR SECOND STORY ROOF, ACCESSED FROM THE REAR THIRD FLOOR, TO AN EXISTING ATTACHED STRUCTURE, SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON PLAN/APPLICATION. FOR USE AS VACANT COMMERCIAL SPACE ON THE FRONT FIRST FLOOR (SEPARATE USE PERMIT REQUIRED PRIOR TO OCCUPANCY), WITH TWO-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING AT REAR FIRST FLOOR AND ABOVE; NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT.

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4 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared The ...

Hey, fence-sitters, The Philly POPS has agreed to a special BOGO promotion for WWCC email subscribers for next Friday's concert! This offer covers remaining seats in all sections except VIP seats. Open your Center email tomorrow morning--or subscribe now at http://www.waygay.org/--to receive this special 2-for-1 purchase offer!!!

    Rufus Wainwright
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5 days ago

ROSTAM at Union Transfer on 02/02/2018 08:30 PM EST

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    ROSTAM - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - February 2nd, 2018
    Due To Overwhelming Demand, The ROSTAM Show Have Been Moved From The First Unitarian Church To Union Transfer - All Previously Purchased Tickets Honored! You can add Rostam's new album Half-Light to your ticket order. Choose from a CD, Vinyl, or Digital version of the new album.
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5 days ago

Check out this clips of the PASSING STRANGE i...

Check out this clips of the PASSING STRANGE in rehearsal. Their performances had us tapping our feet and clapping our hands. Get yourself to the Wilma Theater to see this musical! Learn more --> goo.gl/37m3uo

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    "Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God...
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5 days ago

"Music is the freight train in which God trav...

"Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God travels" Check out this clips of the PASSING STRANGE in rehearsal. Their performances had us tapping our feet and clapping our hands. Get yourself to the Wilma Theater to see this musical! Learn more --> goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God...
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5 days ago

Check out this clip of the cast of PASSING ST...

Check out this clip of the cast of PASSING STRANGE in rehearsal. Their performance had us tapping our feet and clapping our hands. Get yourself to the Wilma Theater to see this musical! Learn more --> goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    "Music is the freight train in which God travels!/ Bang! It does it's thang and then my soul unravels!/ Heals like holy water, and fights all my battles,/ Music is the freight train in which God...
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5 days ago

Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beerfest, Passion Pit and more things to do in Philadelphia, Jan. 12-18

12 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., $10 online, $13 at the door, phillyhomeshow.com

8:30 p.m. Saturday at PhilaMOCA, 521 N. 12th. $12-$15. 215-519-9651. philamoca.org.

This article has 8 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

6 p.m. Friday, the Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place, $30 for general admission, 215-732-1600, rosenbach.org

7:30 p.m. Thursday, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St., free, 215-567-4341, freelibrary.org

10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 South Columbus Boulevard, $5 admission, riverrink.ticketfly.com

8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center Live, 3680 Walnut St. $30-$57. 215-898-3900, https://www.annenbergcenter.org

11:59 p.m. Friday, Landmark’s Ritz Movie Theatres Philadelphia, Ritz at the Bourse, 400 Ranstead St. $10.25 215-440-1181, https://www.landmarktheatres.com

8 p.m. Friday, Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street. $39-$59, kimmelcenter.org

4 and 8 p.m. Saturday, The Fillmore Philadelphia, Frankford Avenue and Richmond Street, $50 to $120, 215-309-0150, thefillmorephilly.com

7:30 p.m. Saturday at Molly’s Books & Records, 1010 S. 9th St. Free. mollysbooksandrecords.com

    Philadelphia Home Show, Big Philly Beerfest, Passion Pit and more things to do in Philadelphia, Jan. 12-18
    Philadelphia Home Show Explore new ways to spruce up your home at the Philadelphia Home Show, which spans two weekends and more than 300 experts on house and yard design. This year's show will bring New York designer Tyler Wisner and Kevin O'Connor, host of PBS's This Old House.
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6 days ago

"But before we count it back to your uptown f...

"But before we count it back to your uptown flat/ We're gonna do a little play since you came for that/ A play where this band tells you where it's at/ So just follow along, just follow along" PASSING STRANGE begins tonight! Have you gotten your tickets yet to this musical revival? Learn more --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

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    "But before we count it back to your uptown flat/ We're gonna do a little play since you came for that/ A play where this band tells you where it's at/ So just follow along, just follow along"...
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6 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared The ...

Just 25 VIP tickets are left that include premium concert seats and a dessert receipt with Rufus and the Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus at WWCC after the show!

    Rufus Wainwright
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6 days ago

King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard at Union Transfer on 06/18/2018 08:30 PM EDT

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    King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - June 18th, 2018
    Just when you think you have King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard sussed they throw a curveball. Australia's finest and most productive rock band have done this before, of course: while the world was still reeling from their 2014 breakthrough psych-punk masterpiece I'm In Your Mind Fuzz (2014) they casually released 2015's expectation-confounding Paper Mâché Dream Balloon (2015), a pastoral, sun-drenched acid-folk album.
    https://www.utphilly.com

6 days ago

The US National Archives maintains partnershi...

The US National Archives maintains partnerships with many institutions and organizations, one of which is with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). DPLA is an all-digital library that aggregates metadata and images from archives and other institutions all over the world, including the holdings of the U.S. National Archives. You can learn more about DPLA by visiting their site: dp.la. Also, check out the photographs, documents and videos from the National Archives at Philadelphia on the DPLA site.

    ""National Archives at Philadelphia"" - Search · Digital Public Library of America
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6 days ago

Roy-Pitz Barrel House is offering a neighbor ...

Roy-Pitz Barrel House is offering a neighbor discount on Tuesdays - mention Callowhill to receive 10% off your bill on Tuesdays!

    Mike Treon
    Roy-Pitz Barrel House is offering a neighbor discount on Tuesdays - mention Callowhill to receive 10% off your bill on Tuesdays!
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Jan 09

Mike Gordon at Union Transfer on 03/09/2018 09:00 PM EST

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    Mike Gordon - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - March 9th, 2018
    Mike Gordon (bassist and co-founder of the seminal improvisational rock band Phish) returns with his band in support of new album, OGOGO. The album was produced by GRAMMY Award winning Shawn Everett (
    https://www.utphilly.com

Jan 09

Power Trip & Sheer Mag at Union Transfer on 05/07/2018 08:00 PM EDT

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    Power Trip & Sheer Mag - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - May 7th, 2018
    Power Trip slay us with the first new single "Firing Squad" from their anxiously awaited sophomore release Nightmare Logic, which finally sees light February 24 on Southern Lord. "Firing Squad" debuted via NPR who've described it as possessing "a certain monolithic quality Lemmy would admire: a massive rawness and a sludgy, heavy hopelessness that thrashes with punk immediacy and metal intricacy...it's a track preparing for war."
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Jan 09

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Jan 08

Watch a video of Passing Strange's Kris Colem...

Watch a video of Passing Strange's Kris Coleman and Jamar Williams on NBC10 Philadelphia with Erin Coleman. #WilmaPassingStrange begins this Wednesday, Jan. 10!

    'Passing Strange' Rock Musical Invades Philadelphia
    A Tony Award winning production is headed to Philadelphia. NBC10's Erin Coleman sat with Kris Coleman and Jamar Williams, two stars from the musical "Passing Strange," to learn more about the show and what it was like to be joined onstage by a rock band.
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Jan 08

Due to inclement weather, the National Archiv...

Due to inclement weather, the National Archives at Philadelphia will close at 2:30 pm today, January 8, 2017. Our offices will reopen tomorrow, January 9, 2017, at 8:30 am.

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Jan 08

The Wilma Theater added 3 new photos.

Check out photos of Passing Strange’s Narrator and Youth, Kris Coleman and Jamar Williams, on NBC10 Philadelphia with Erin Coleman. #wilmapassingstrange begins this Wednesday, January 10. Learn more at http://goo.gl/37m3uo

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    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,730 likes · 193 talking about this · 11,297 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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Jan 08

Panda Bear at Union Transfer on 05/06/2018 08:00 PM EDT

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    Panda Bear - Tickets - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA - May 6th, 2018
    When Panda Bear met the Grim Reaper, they jammed. Noah Lennox, a.k.a. Panda Bear, a.k.a. one-fourth of the founding members of Animal Collective, has had a far-from-quiet few years since the release of his fourth solo record, 2011's Tomboy.
    https://www.utphilly.com

Jan 08

The National Liberty Museum Begins New Year with New Board Leadership and New Members

For Immediate Release

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    For Immediate Release CONTACT: Max Weisman Phone: 215-735-6760 Email: max@ceislermedia.com. The National Liberty Museum Begins New Year with New Board Leadership and New Members. Brian Effron assumes the role of President of the Board of Directors. Philadelphia, PA (January 8, 2018). The National Liberty Museum announced three new members to its Board of Directors, as ...
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Jan 07

The Wilma Theater added 2 new photos.

Catch The New York Times feature on the Wilma and the HotHouse company in today’s Arts & Leisure section. #wilmahothouse #phillytheatre

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    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,724 likes · 145 talking about this · 11,282 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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Jan 06

Happy National Bean Day! Featured here is a ...

Happy National Bean Day! Featured here is a label for a one pound, three ounce can of Early Bloom Brand Lima Beans. This label, along with many other interesting FDA records, is available through NARA’s online catalog: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/22475188. Want to learn more about our holdings related to the Food and Drug Administration and more? 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. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. #nationalbeanday #beanday #beans #limabeans #fda #history

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    Happy National Bean Day! Featured here is a label for a one pound, three ounce can of Early Bloom Brand Lima Beans. This label, along with many other interesting FDA records, is available through...
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Jan 05

Alert: the Center will stay closed again toda...

Alert: the Center will stay closed again today, Friday, January 5th, due to the inclement weather. Stay warm and help those around you, Homeless Outreach Hotline - 215-232-1984

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