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  1. Do not miss events at the DaVinci Art Alliance:Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | University City Review

    Da Vinci Art Alliance, 704 Catharine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 invites the public to their April curated exhibit 85/564, featuring the work of many artist members throughout the area. Thora Jacobson, executive director of the Philadelphia Art Alliance, will jury for prizes.

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  2. Boy who sang for Pope to stage benefit concert for youth charitiesRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | University City Review

    Bobby Hill, who stunned Pope Francis and the world with an impromptu solo in Philadelphia this past September, will be featured in a benefit concert at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale April 4th.

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  3. City and Partners for Civic Pride celebrate a 'flag-tastic' day of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | University City Review

    City of Philadelphia officials and Partners for Civic Pride hosted a celebration of the Philadelphia Civic Flag on March 23rd, outside the Municipal Services Building in Center City. Although Civic Flag Day officially takes place on March 27th annually, this year's observance was held early due to the Easter holiday.

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  4. SBN hosts entrepreneurs' roundtable with Councilman at-large Derek GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | University City Review

    Councilman at-large Derek Green had a lot to say about how he supports growing small, sustainable businesses in Philadelphia, Wednesday, March 23rd. Green joined members of the Sustainable Business Network for a roundtable breakfast and discussion at the Pyramid Club.

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  5. Highlights of the 2nd Congressional District DebateRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | University City Review

    The Center City Residents Association hosted a lively debate for the 2nd Congressional District race. All five candidates were included: Democrats incumbent Chaka Fattah; Dwight Evans, PA State Rep. for the 203rd District; Dan Muroff, ex-Congressional aide; Brian Gordon, Lower Merion Township Commissioner; and Republican James Jones, an HR consultant.

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  6. A whole new world of Duel Language enrichment: Five schools team up...Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | University City Review

    On Thursday, March 24th as many as 200 students and 60 teachers are set to hit the stage in the Spanish/English mash-up of the classic Disney movie Aladdin at ASPIRA Educational Campus at 6pm - 7:30pm. The ASPIRA Charter School Network and ASAP Drama have joined forces for a groundbreaking initiative to unite five schools - all of which serve predominantly Latino student populations -in one educative, Broadway-style, dual-language performance.

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  7. Creative workforce needs in PhiladelphiaRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | University City Review

    Creativity and innovation are two key ingredients that have been critical to the continued economic success of Philadelphia and the region. Since its founding, Philadelphia has produced some of the greatest innovations in political thought, contributed to the commercial engine that is the United States and provided creative contributions to the arts and sciences.

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  8. Political updates on the State & Local LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | University City Review

    City Controller Alan Butkovitz released his latest monthly economic report that indicated total employment increased by 40,500 in the City of Philadelphia since the end of the Great Recession. There were 684,200 total jobs recorded in January 2016 compared to 643,700 in January 2010.

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  9. Good Morning, Neighbors," WKDU's new biweekly show for Non-Profits onlyRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | University City Review

    Rob Jackson, facility supervisor at the Wright Recreation Center, Lawrence Souder, director of Drexel Edits and host of 'Good Morning, Neighbors' and Nick Surgent, a Drexel Community Scholar and undergraduate at LeBow College of Business. 'Good Morning, Neighbors,' WKDU's new biweekly show, will feature interviews with nonprofit organizations from around Philadelphia.

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  10. Easter 3/27 - 85th Annual Easter Promenade Hops Down South StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | University City Review

    This coming Sunday, March 27th, Philadelphia celebrates the region's largest and most grand Easter traditions. The 85th Annual Easter Promenade returns with a sea of bonnets, bows, bunnies and brunch options.

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  11. Five schools team up to perform the Spanish/English mashup of Disney's AladdinRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | University City Review

    On Thursday, March 24th as many as 200 students and 60 teachers are set to hit the stage in the Spanish/English mashup of the classic Disney movie Aladdin at ASPIRA Educational Campus at 6pm - 7:30pm. The ASPIRA Charter School Network and ASAP Drama have joined forces for a groundbreaking initiative to unite five schools - all of which serve predominantly Latino student populations -in one educative, Broadway-style, dual-language performance.

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  12. Philadelphia Artists' Collective Partners with Philadelphia School of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | University City Review

    Behind the curtain of the big top, no one is laughing harder than the saddest clown of them all. Philadelphia Artists' Collective, in partnership with Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, presents the Philadelphia premiere of He Who Gets Slapped, from March 30 to April 16, 2016, at Broad Street Ministry .

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  13. PHA implodes Blumberg high-rises as Neighborhood Transformation ProgressesRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | University City Review

    Last week the Philadelphia Housing Authority imploded two high-rises early this morning at the site of the Norman Blumberg Apartments in North Philadelphia as part of the Sharswood/Blumberg Transformation Plan. 'Our vision is to make Sharswood a neighborhood of choice where families can thrive,' said PHA President & CEO Kelvin A. Jeremiah.

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  14. Inside look at the Franklin Institute's Science Behind PixarRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | University City Review

    Lovers of Pixar Animation have the chance to learn the science behind it at Franklin Institute. The Science Behind Pixar, an interactive exhibit takes viewers through the steps necessary to create Pixar Animation: Modeling, Rigging, Surfaces, Sets & Cameras, Animation, Simulation, Lighting and Rendering.

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  15. Blind workers not always satisfied with state helpRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | University City Review

    Some adults who are blind or visually impaired get help from state agencies to find employment; others, like John Sutton and Agnes Dutill, create their own jobs. If you walk through Suburban Station in Philadelphia and pass the Penn Center Restaurant across from the Aubon Bakery weekday mornings during the rush hour commute, you will hear Sutton and Dutill's melodic voices as they sing a repertoire of songs including My Eyes Adored You and God Bless America.

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  16. Service with a Jewish lens succeeds in attracting, keeping young adults engagedRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | University City Review

    Independent evaluation of Repair the World Communities spotlights reach to 'unengaged,' shift to ongoing engagement, community building A new independent Evaluation of Repair the World offers evidence that authentic volunteer service programming based on Jewish values is highly attractive to Jewish young adults with little previous involvement in Jewish life. Gathered and analyzed by social impact evaluation firm Algorhythm, the data in Building Jewish Community Through Volunteer Service shows how these opportunities drive ongoing engagement, Jewish community building, and increases in Jewish knowledge and identity among Jewish millennials that eschew traditional Jewish efforts to engage them.

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  17. Paul Steinke Named Executive Director Of The Preservation AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | University City Review

    The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia has announced that Paul Steinke has accepted the position of Executive Director, effectivein June. He replaces Caroline Boyce, who plans to establish a consultancy for nonprofit organizations.

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  18. Streets Dept. Kicked off PMBC Block Captain Rally on 3/19Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | University City Review

    The Philadelphia Streets Department kicked off the 2016 cleaning season at Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee 's annual Block Captain Rally. The rally took place on Saturday, March 19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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  19. PSAP/PSP Joint Statement on Pennsylvania BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | University City Review

    The following joint statement comes from Philadelphia School Advocacy Partners Executive Director Mike Wang and Philadelphia School Partnership Executive Director Mark Gleason in response to the budget that was sent to Governor Wolf yesterday: 'We join schools and others across the Commonwealth in urging Governor Wolf to sign the budget the legislature sent him yesterday. Schools in Philadelphia and across Pennsylvania need a budget that funds education now, not later.

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  20. Citywide coalition forms to support sugary drink taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | University City Review

    Urging City Council to address Philadelphia's most crippling problems, a broad cross-section of Philadelphia leaders representing the business, civic, labor and faith communities today announced the creation of Philadelphians for a Fair Future in support of a Sugary Drinks Tax as a funding solution to attack poverty, inadequate public education, and struggling neighborhoods. The formation of the PFF was announced at the Olney Recreation Center, one of the scores of aging, long-neglected City recreation facilities that desperately need major investment if they are to be restored as the centers of the communities they were designed to serve.

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