7 hours ago

Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Yo...

Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Your Vegetables Day...likely not a coincidence. All this month, Just Salad and Just Salad are donating $1 to us for every Big Gay Garden Salad sold. Thank you, Just Salad! #thanksdad

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Happy Father's Day! It's also National Eat Your Vegetables Day...likely not a coincidence. All this month, Just Salad and Just Salad are donating $1 to us for every Big Gay Garden Salad sold. Thank...
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9 hours ago

Check them out here: https://public.theclayst...

Check them out here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/1/classes

    The Clay Studio
    Check them out here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/1/classes
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12 hours ago

Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward mean...

Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward means we don’t go it alone. For every hour you reserve a Pride-branded Zipcar, $1 will be donated to local LGBT charities (including us!). Because the journey doesn’t stop when Pride is over. To make a reservation or learn more: www.zipcar.com/pride2018?utm_source=fb&utm_medium=social_local&utm_campaign=phi_con_williamwaypride2018_06/05/2018.

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Drive & Donate! Driving equality forward means we don't go it alone. For every hour you reserve a Pride-branded Zipcar, $1 will be donated to local LGBT charities (including us!). Because the journey...
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35 hours ago

Congratulations to Clay Studio founder, Janic...

Congratulations to Clay Studio founder, Janice Merendino for being honored by Moore College of Art & Design as distinguished alumni! Learn more here: https://moore.edu/about-moore/blog-publications/blog/harshita-lohia-janice-merendino-honored-as-distinguished-alumni

    The Clay Studio
    Congratulations to Clay Studio founder, Janice Merendino for being honored by Moore College of Art & Design as distinguished alumni! Learn more here:...
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2 days ago

It’s an exciting time to dine in Old City! Ph...

It’s an exciting time to dine in Old City! Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com

    Old City Eats Is Back With Happy Hour Deals In Philadelphia's Historic District All Summer Long
    It's an exciting time to dine out in Old City. The neighborhood best known for its unparalleled historic sites also brims with some of the most-buzzed-about new and established restaurants in town, and Old City Eats gives you a chance to sample many of them at a fraction of the usual cost.
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2 days ago

Congratulations to former Clay Studio Residen...

Congratulations to former Clay Studio Resident Artist and Associate Artist, Leroy Johnson. Thom Collins, executive director and president of the Barnes, and Jane Golden, founder and executive director of MuralArts of Philadelphia, have selected Leroy Johnson as their Directors’ Highlight. They made their selection from among the top 20 artists, choosing someone they jointly felt deserved a spotlight. Like the four selected artists, Johnson will also receive a three-month residency, along with $3,000. His residency will be from July—September 2019 More info available here: https://connect.barnesfoundation.org/Directory/directorshighlight

    The Clay Studio
    Congratulations to former Clay Studio Resident Artist and Associate Artist, Leroy Johnson. Thom Collins, executive director and president of the Barnes, and Jane Golden, founder and executive...
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2 days ago

Congratulations to our t-shirt design contest...

Congratulations to our t-shirt design contest winner, Jen Ritts! For the second year running, Jen's beautiful design will be featured on the NoLibs Summer Camp t-shirt! We received lots of great submissions this year, and some of the runners-up will be featured in a new NoLibs Summer Camp Coloring Book. Thanks to Devilfish Ink for bringing these designs to life!

    Northern Liberties Recreation Center
    Congratulations to our t-shirt design contest winner, Jen Ritts! For the second year running, Jen's beautiful design will be featured on the NoLibs Summer Camp t-shirt! We received lots of great...
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2 days ago

Connie Mississippi is known for the powerful ...

Connie Mississippi is known for the powerful and graceful turned-wood sculptures that position her among the important artists who have emerged through the contemporary wood-turning movement. Stop in and experience this unique retrospective now through July 21st. Open Tues - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Connie Mississippi is known for the powerful and graceful turned-wood sculptures that position her among the important artists who have emerged through the contemporary wood-turning movement. Stop in...
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2 days ago

William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

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

Have you noticed new window designs around th...

Have you noticed new window designs around the neighborhood? Students from Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design Design & Merchandising at Drexel Universitysers Program worked with four Old City businesses this semester to design visual merchandising displays for their store windows. Thank you, Drexel University and Lovely Bride Philadelphia, Millésimé Philadelphia, Moxie Blue Salon, and Petit Jardin en Ville! Be sure to check out their window designs and shop Old City! 🛍

    Old City District
    Have you noticed new window designs around the neighborhood? Students from Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design Design & Merchandising at Drexel Universitysers Program worked with four...
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3 days ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

The Clay Studio Collection Project, funded for 2 years by the Luce Foundation has been completed by our Collection Project Coordinator & Researcher, Heath Ballowe . Here are just a few of the many amazing pieces you can browse online here: https://www.theclaystudio.org/exhibitions/permanent-collection PC207 Dancing Teapot (1993), by Karl Fulle. Karl Fulle was one of the many accomplished artists that were included in The Clay Studio’s landmark exhibition East European Ceramics, in 1992. This teapot however was not included in the exhibition, this piece was produced later, when Fulle produced a variable edition series for The Clay Studio. PC428 Untitled (c.1985), Lucy Lewis Lucy Lewis is considered one of the matriarchs of American Indian Pottery. Her work became well known outside the Pueblo community in 1950, when she received a blue ribbon at the Annual Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial. After that first success she continued to be showered in accolades for the rest of her life, all while producing some of the most beautiful pots ever made in the United States. PC459 Outlaw (1990), By Ken Vavrek. Ken Vavrek is one of the original founders of The Clay Studio, and remains a board member of the organization still. He is one of Philadelphia’s most respected ceramic artists, and has had a huge influence on generations of ceramic artists through his exemplary teaching. PC481 Fish Box (1985), By Andrea Gill Andrea Gill is a renown American artist, and is a recipient of may prestigious honors. In 1985 Andrea Gill, came to The Clay Studio to participate in The Clay Studio’s variable edition series, and produced this beautiful box that we still have in The Clay Studio Collection.

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    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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3 days ago

National Archives at Philadelphia added 4 new...

Happy Flag Day! Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. This pamphlet provided instructions on how to properly display and respect the United States’ flag. Printed in 1968 by the United States Printing Office, the pamphlet was issued by the United States Navy Recruiting Service. #FlagDay #StarsAndStripes #OldGlory Citation: Our Flag; American Flag, History & Display; 30; Navy Yards, Philadelphia Navy Yard, Public Relations; RG 181 Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia (NAID: 279176) and (HMS ID: PH-6334).

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    National Archives at Philadelphia added a new photo.
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3 days ago

Stroll 2nd Street and enjoy live music as Old...

Stroll 2nd Street and enjoy live music as Old City showcases its thriving dining scene! The Old City Eats Block Party will feature more than a dozen of the neighborhood’s restaurants on Thursday, June 21! 📸 : In Between Rivers https://www.oldcitydistrict.org/oldcityeats

    Old City District
    Stroll 2nd Street and enjoy live music as Old City showcases its thriving dining scene! The Old City Eats Block Party will feature more than a dozen of the neighborhood's restaurants on Thursday,...
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4 days ago

The Clay Studio added 6 new photos.

Here are photos from the opening of Permanent Residency on display at Goggleworks Art Center in Reading PA! This show will be up from June 8th to August 28th. More information available here: https://www.theclaystudio.org/exhibitions/permanent-residency

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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4 days ago

John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies return to ...

John Jarboe and The Bearded Ladies return to the Wilma on June 20th in this Mr. Rogers-inspired cabaret.

    Inspired by Mr. Rogers: Bearded Ladies' latest queer cabaret promises it won't mock Fred
    Fred Rogers is having a moment. The creator of PBS's Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, who died in 2003, is the subject of the buzzed-about documentary Won't You Be My Neighbor?, the in-the-works biopic You Are My Friend starring Tom Hanks, and You Can Never Go Down the Drain, a new performance at the Wilma Theater.
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4 days ago

Stop by the Center and experience this unusua...

Stop by the Center and experience this unusual retrospective, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. The exhibition features Mississippi's sculptures, paintings, prints and artists books. Running now through July 21st.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Stop by the Center and experience this unusual retrospective, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. The exhibition features Mississippi's sculptures, paintings, prints and artists books. Running now...
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4 days ago

Another new business opens in Old City! Check...

Another new business opens in Old City! Check out Tomo Sushi & Ramen on Arch Street, the latest restaurant to join the neighborhood’s thriving dining scene! (Story via 6abc Action News) http://6abc.com/3594852/

    Japanese eatery Tomo Sushi & Ramen opens in Old City
    A new Japanese restaurant has opened for business in the neighborhood. The fresh addition to Old City, Tomo Sushi & Ramen, is located at 228 Arch St. The kitchen is helmed by Andy Kho, formerly of Kisso Sushi, and the new eatery features weekday lunch specials at the sushi bar, reports Philly.com.
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4 days ago

In honor of National Pigeon Day, we want to h...

In honor of National Pigeon Day, we want to highlight this fascinating story, Unsung Heroes of World War I: The Carrier Pigeons,” from our colleagues in the National Archives History Office. https://prologue.blogs.archives.gov/2018/01/08/unsung-heroes-of-world-war-i-the-carrier-pigeons/

    Unsung heroes of World War I: the carrier pigeons
    Today's post comes from Garet Anderson-Lind from the National Archives History Office. World War I was one of the first great wars during the industrial revolution. From the introduction of airplanes to the use of tanks and railway guns on the battlefield, soldiers had to contend not only with each other but with the productions...
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5 days ago

We've got you covered for Father's Day! Dad's...

We've got you covered for Father's Day! Dad's like design too. How about this Frank Lloyd Wright design on a handsome Motawi Tile for his desk? shop here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/item/23363/Motawi%20Tiles/Avery%20Coonley%20Rug

    The Clay Studio
    We've got you covered for Father's Day! Dad's like design too. How about this Frank Lloyd Wright design on a handsome Motawi Tile for his desk? shop here:...
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5 days ago

Today is our last day of our After School Pro...

Today is our last day of our After School Program. It has been a great year and we are so grateful for the kind and generous families we serve. See you in September, or better yet, on the first day of Camp!

5 days ago

Won't you be our neighbor? Join us at the Wil...

Won't you be our neighbor? Join us at the Wilma this June with The Bearded Ladies for a musical healing ritual You Can Never Go Down The Drain. Begins June 20.

    The Bearded Ladies Cabaret presents You Can Never Go Down The Drain | The Wilma Theater
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5 days ago

Welcome to Old City, Linode! (Story via KYW N...

Welcome to Old City, Linode! (Story via KYW Newsradio)

    Tech company moves headquarters to historic Old City building
    PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Tech company Linode now calls Philadelphia home. They moved into the original Union Bank Headquarters at 3rd and Arch Streets in Old City, once home to the set of MTV's Real World in 2004. And on Monday night, a ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the transition.
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5 days ago

Collection Highlight:Title: Segmented Platter...

Collection Highlight:Title: Segmented Platter Artist: Jason Schneider Date: 2017 ITE Materials: Corrugated cardboard Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 21 1/2 You can see this piece by 2017 Windgate ITE Fellow Jason Schneider and over 1,100 other objects in the Center's Museum Collection. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5 pm. To visit the allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017 follow the link. https://centerforartinwood.org/exhibition/allturnatives-form-spirit-2017/

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Collection Highlight:Title: Segmented Platter Artist: Jason Schneider Date: 2017 ITE Materials: Corrugated cardboard Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 21 1/2 You can see this piece by 2017 Windgate ITE Fellow...
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5 days ago

The Center for Art in Wood is with Jason Schn...

Collection Highlight:Title: Segmented Platter Artist: Jason Schneider Date: 2017 ITE Materials: Corrugated cardboard Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 21 1/2 You can see this piece by 2017 Windgate ITE Fellow Jason Schneider and over 1,100 other objects in the Center's Museum Collection. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5 pm. To visit the allTURNatives: Form + Spirit 2017 follow the link. https://centerforartinwood.org/exhibition/allturnatives-form-spirit-2017/

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Collection Highlight:Title: Segmented Platter Artist: Jason Schneider Date: 2017 ITE Materials: Corrugated cardboard Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 21 1/2 You can see this piece by 2017 Windgate ITE Fellow...
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5 days ago

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    On Thursday April 19, 2018, in the early morning hours, several instances of theft occurred where the individuals responsible removed video surveillance cameras attached to a number of homes in the area of 4700 Osage Avenue.
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5 days ago

The Monkey & The Elephant added 2 new photos....

No worries! Stop in for some #HakunaMatata from this month’s featured #coffee roaster, Square One Coffee ☕️🦁 #whatawonderfulphrase #ourcoffeeispowerful #brewerytownisbooming #philadelphia #itsstuckinyourheadnow

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5 days ago

Old City District shared Philadelphia -- visi...

Celebrate the First Day of Summer with us at the Old City Eats Block Party on Thursday, June 21 from 5:00-9:00pm! ☀️🍔🎶🥨🍦

    35 Amazing Things to Do in Philly This June
    With the arrival of the splendid summer season comes an abundance of festivals and events celebrating arts, culture, food and drink, music and more all across Philadelphia. The grand Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts - which attracted one million people in 2016 - returns for 10 days of awe-inspiring, avant-garde performance art.
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5 days ago

Spots are still open for Camp Wilma! Campers ...

Spots are still open for Camp Wilma! Campers as young as 6 can explore living, adventurous art this July through August. Learn more --> https://goo.gl/XCScHB

    The Wilma Theater
    Spots are still open for Camp Wilma! Campers as young as 6 can explore living, adventurous art this July through August. Learn more --> https://goo.gl/XCScHB
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5 days ago

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6 days ago

Kearny Friends - General Philip Kearny Elemen...

Kindergarten move up day! Congratulations on completing the first year!

    Kearny Friends - General Philip Kearny Elementary School - Philadelphia
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6 days ago

Today was the kick off for the Windgate ITE I...

Today was the kick off for the Windgate ITE International Residency program's 23rd year! We welcomed and learned a little about each one of them, and we can't wait to see what they do during the residency. Pictured from left to right are fellows: Cha Jong-Rye, Vivian Chiu, Jack Mauch, Michael Puryear, Morgan Hill, Christina Tamarez, Janine Wang.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    Today was the kick off for the Windgate ITE International Residency program's 23rd year! We welcomed and learned a little about each one of them, and we can't wait to see what they do during the...
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6 days ago

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

    Fishtown Community Library
    Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!
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6 days ago

The Wilma Theater added 3 new photos.

Tonight at the Wilma, meet the folks of Philly Thrive and join the fight for a cleaner, healthier, safer Philadelphia at A Breath of Fresh Air: Benefit Concert hosted by Philly Thrive. Artists Brian Ratcliffe, Rachel Camp and Pax Ressler will host an evening with local musicians (including HotHouse Company members Matteo Scammell & Sarah Gliko) singing powerful songs of environmental and social justice.

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater added a new photo.
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6 days ago

The Clay Studio added 4 new photos.

Happy #Mugshotmonday with these new vibrant mug and jewelry arrivals from Stefani Threet! Browse her work here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/shop/collections/60/Stefani%20Threet

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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6 days ago

Old City District shared Friends of Independe...

This Saturday is the first ever Bark Ranger Program event! Treats for the pups and coffee and donuts for the owners 🐶🍩☕ (via Independence NHP, Edgar Allan Poe NHS & Thaddeus Kosciuszko NM)

    Friends of Independence National Historical Park
    Next week is the first ever Bark Ranger Program at Independence! Make sure to sign you and your dog up so they can be an official Bark Ranger!!! treats for the pups and Coffee and donuts for the...
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6 days ago

Old City Eats makes Philadelphia -- visitphil...

Old City Eats makes Philadelphia -- visitphilly.com’s List of Awesome Festivals in Philly! Kick off the First Day of Summer at the Old City Eats Block Party on June 21, featuring 18 restaurants, live music, and more! ☀️ 🎶 🍦 https://www.visitphilly.com/articles/philadelphia/top-summer-events-and-festivals-in-philadelphia/?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=VisitPhillyTwitter&utm_content=Social

    65+ Awesome Summer Events & Festivals in Philadelphia
    The summer season brings a bevy of events and festivals to Philadelphia. From the relaxing waterfront oasis at Spruce Street Harbor Park and the energetic roller-skating rink and carnival at Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest to the Philadelphia Night Markets, pop-up beer gardens and outdoor music and arts festivals, there's no shortage of things to see and do in Philly during the summertime.
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Jun 10

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

#Repost from our Teaching Artist, Hope Rovelto from yesterday's sugarcane festival. Check out the link in our bio to learn more and see where we will be next for our Maker Days. • • • • • @theclaystudiophl are making plates at #sugarcanefestival #philly #clay #community #plates #makingplates #craft come say hi!!!!

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    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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Jun 10

This coming week is the start of the 23rd Win...

This coming week is the start of the 23rd Windgate ITE International Residency program Here is a look back at the 2015 residency. To watch more from our video archive go to https://www.youtube.com/user/C4AW and be sure to click subscribe.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    This coming week is the start of the 23rd Windgate ITE International Residency program Here is a look back at the 2015 residency. To watch more from our video archive go to...
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Jun 10

Hey, runners! There's just 40 minutes left to...

Hey, runners! There's just 40 minutes left to pick up your Philly Pride Run bibs before 10 am. We are keeping calm while waiting for you. #namasteallday

    William Way LGBT Community Center
    Hey, runners! There's just 40 minutes left to pick up your Philly Pride Run bibs before 10 am. We are keeping calm while waiting for you. #namasteallday
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Jun 09

The Clay Studio added 3 new photos.

#Repost Franklin Fountain • • • @theclaystudiophl's Resident Artist Daniel Ricardo Teran is stamping these amazing mugs before they go into the kiln!👐☕ Based on 19th century root beer vessels from our historic collections, these pieces will be at the center of our Hand Crafted Root Beer Tasting at @TheClayStudioPhl on Thur. June 14th at 6:30p!📜You'll learn to brew root beer using historic recipes, and have a chance to taste & make your own! Register here: https://public.theclaystudio.org/public/handcrafted/1988

    The Clay Studio
    The Clay Studio added a new photo.
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Jun 09

On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie ...

On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable turned-wood sculptures, along with paintings, newer sculptures and original artist books. Open Tues - Sat, 10 - 5 pm.

    The Center for Art in Wood
    On view in our Gerry Lenfest Gallery, Connie Mississippi: Circle of Time. This exhibition is an unusual form of retrospective, bringing together for the first time examples of her notable turned-wood...
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Jun 09

Mx. Rogers is coming to the neighborhood on J...

Mx. Rogers is coming to the neighborhood on June 20. Won't you be our neighbor? Learn more --> https://goo.gl/So65DV

    The Bearded Ladies Cabaret presents You Can Never Go Down The Drain | The Wilma Theater
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Jun 09

Jun 08

Join us for Community Maker Days at the Sugar...

Join us for Community Maker Days at the Sugar Cane Festival tomorrow, Saturday, June 9th | 11am-3pm! Make your very own handmade plate with the guidance of our lead teaching artists, Hope Rovelto and Hiroe Hanazono! Each Community Maker Day workshop consists of two workstations were participants get to both make and decorate plates.

    The Clay Studio
    Join us for Community Maker Days at the Sugar Cane Festival tomorrow, Saturday, June 9th | 11am-3pm! Make your very own handmade plate with the guidance of our lead teaching artists, Hope Rovelto and...
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