Posts Tagged: Philadelphia

Notable Philadelphia: 12/5–12/11

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week! ...more

Notable Philadelphia: 11/7–11/13

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week! ...more

Notable Philadelphia: 10/24–10/30

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week! ...more

Notable Philadelphia: 10/17–10/23

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week! ...more

Notable Philadelphia: 10/10–10/16

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week! ...more

Notable Philadelphia: 10/3–10/9

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week! ...more

Notable Philadelphia: 9/26–10/2

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week! ...more

Notable Philadelphia: 9/12–9/18

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week! ...more

Notable Philadelphia: 8/29–9/4

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week! ...more

Notable Philadelphia: 8/22–8/28

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Tuesday 8/22: Discussion: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. 7 p.m. at Head House Books.

Development Without Displacement Info Session for Artists. Led by Lillian Dunn. 6 p.m. at Ulises.

Wednesday 8/23: Dead Bards Poetry Reading.

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Notable Philadelphia: 8/15–8/21

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Tuesday 8/15: First Person Arts StorySlam: Hairy. 7 p.m. at FringeArts, $10.

Drunk Spelling Bee. Hosted by Mighty Writers. 7 p.m. at Bourbon & Branch.

Wednesday 8/16: Roxane Gay’s Hunger: A Discussion (Part 1). 7 p.m. at Big Blue Marble Bookstore.

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Notable Philadelphia: 8/8–8/14

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Tuesday 8/8: West Philadelphia Orchestra Dance Party with special guest Falsa. 9 p.m. at Franky Bradley’s, $10.

Hello Shark // Big Eater // Slow Ref // Spring Onion // Most Selfless Cheerleader. 7 p.m. at The Pharmacy.

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Notable Philadelphia: 8/1–8/7

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Tuesday 8/1: Oral Presentations (Comedy Show). 8:30 p.m. at Good Good Comedy Theater, $5.

Wednesday 8/2: Summer Coven: Had Me at Blast. Featuring: Alina Pleskova, Amy Saul-Zerby, Nicole Steinberg, Gina Myers, and Elizabeth Scanlon. 8 p.m. at Martha.

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Notable Philadelphia: 7/18–7/24

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Tuesday 7/18: Chasing Windmills Reading Series, featuring: Kate Barss, Faye Chevalier, Derrick Johnson, and Becca Khalil. 7 p.m. at Black Sheep Pub.

PUFF Presents: The Evil Within movie screening. 8 p.m. at Tattooed Mom, $5.

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Notable Philadelphia: 7/4–7/10

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Tuesday 7/4: “What to the Slave Is the 4th of July” Serve the People BBQ & Potluck. 2 p.m. at Malcolm X Park.

Wednesday 7/5: Trainspotting & Trainspotting 2. 7 p.m. at The Trocadero.

Parks on Tap: Shofuso Japanese House & Garden.

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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The Guardian looks at how an Australian feminist bookstore took on MRA trolls.

Two Dollar Radio, a Columbus-based independent publisher, plans to open a bookstore.

A community bookstore in Amman, Jordan that charged a pay-what-you-can fee for books nearly went bankrupt, but was saved by crowdfunding from around the world.

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The Last Greatest Show on Earth: Ringling vs. Reality

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In other words, something’s wrong when you turn to acrobats and lion tamers to anchor yourself in a spinning world. ...more

Out of the Trenches: The Rumpus Review of Wonder Woman

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If there was ever a case for women avoiding Botox, Diana’s signature skepticism for the patriarchy is it. She has never encountered womanhood as subordinate, and she’s not about to start. ...more