Legendary Choreographer David Gordon’s newest work, THE PHILADELPHIA MATTER 1972/2020, will premiere online starting September 10

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Legendary Choreographer David Gordon’s newest work, THE PHILADELPHIA MATTER 1972/2020, will premiere online starting September 10. The new piece further evolves the legacy of Gordon’s The Matter works (first presented in 1972, and most recently reconciled for MoMA in 2018).  The work features Wally Cardona, Pick Up Performance Co(s) members Karen Graham and Valda Setterfield, and over 30 … Continue reading Legendary Choreographer David Gordon’s newest work, THE PHILADELPHIA MATTER 1972/2020, will premiere online starting September 10

Live events industry organizes movement for buildings & venues to ‘light up red’ in support of entertainment & arts workers

-Courtesy of CJM Public Relations & Bryan Buttler Media Relations The Philadelphia chapter of the Live Events Coalition #WeMakeEvents together with local partners IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) Local 8 and PIVOT (Philadelphia Independent Venues Organizing Together) Local Chapter of NIVA #Saveourstages is sending another message to the US Congress imploring them to offer economic relief to the Live Events Industry by passing the RESTART … Continue reading Live events industry organizes movement for buildings & venues to ‘light up red’ in support of entertainment & arts workers

ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY 50 State Initiative

Coming to Theaters September 9th, 2020Available on Prime Video September 18th, 2020 AMAZON STUDIOS ANNOUNCES 50 STATE INITIATIVE #ALLINFORVOTING TO GET OUT THE VOTE WITH INFLUENTIAL AMBASSADORS EACH ADOPTING A STATE TO EDUCATE VOTERS Amazon Studios announces a new digital initiative aimed at educating and engaging American voters by focusing on regionally-targeted activity. Inspired by the Amazon Original movie “All In: The Fight for Democracy”, a … Continue reading ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY 50 State Initiative

States are creating laws that snag taxpayers everywhere

-Courtesy of the CPA Firm of David M. Spitzberg New state tax laws are making more and more taxpayers tax cheats without them realizing it is happening. Think it can’t happen to you? Here are some examples. Your small business registers for sales tax in Texas and you receive a letter from some obscure Texas town that says you need to send them a registration … Continue reading States are creating laws that snag taxpayers everywhere

KIDFUN: 401 EASY IDEAS FOR PLAY

-Courtesy of Feldscher Horwitz Public Relations Now, more than ever, when families need quick and easy ideas to keep their kids creatively engaged and educationally stimulated, timing is ideal for the publication of KIDFUN: 401 Easy Ideas for Play, Ages 2 to 8 being released August 27, 2020. TV personality, teacher, and play expert Sharla Feldscher reaches out to parents, grandparents, babysitters … anyone who spends time … Continue reading KIDFUN: 401 EASY IDEAS FOR PLAY

Philadelphia Zoo will be open Friday to Sunday starting this Fall

-Courtesy of Aversa PR & Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia Zoo announced today plans to open to guests and members on Friday through Sunday beginning September 7th. “We took a concentrated look at the visitation patterns of our guests and members since reopening in July and have realized that it makes the most sense to be open Friday through Sunday. This allows people to schedule their visits … Continue reading Philadelphia Zoo will be open Friday to Sunday starting this Fall

Two new Philadelphia self-guided walking tours/experiences come to Fringe Festival 2020

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Two self-guided Philadelphia walking tours/experiences will be part of the 2020 Fringe Festival! TrailOff is an audio storytelling app that uses phone technology to transport users into an augmented reality world that syncs movement as one walks one of 10 Philadelphia trails. Walk Around Philadelphia will transform how users view the city.  This segmented 100-mile self-guided tour explores … Continue reading Two new Philadelphia self-guided walking tours/experiences come to Fringe Festival 2020

Archbishop Nelson Perez presides over groundbreaking of St. Rita Place and Cascia Center

-Story and images by Mark Casasanto In partnership with the National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia, Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS) broke ground yesterday on an anticipated 18.3 million dollar project. The long awaited development will bring 46 one-bedroom apartments for qualified seniors to the intersection of Broad and Ellsworth Streets. Additionally, the ground floor of the complex … Continue reading Archbishop Nelson Perez presides over groundbreaking of St. Rita Place and Cascia Center

The Wilma Theater is seeking paper cranes for special installation at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Photo by Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission The Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio is seeking the public’s assistance in creating a large-scale public art installation, “1,000 Cranes For Philly,” which will be safely installed using appropriate social distancing measures at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission. Community members are invited to submit their own paper cranes by August 17, 2020, which will … Continue reading The Wilma Theater is seeking paper cranes for special installation at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

Safe, indoor fun at Wonderspaces in the Fashion District

-Brenda Hillegas Follow me on Instagram at @shamrockenroll and click  my Wonderspaces story highlights to see some pics and videos from my visits. Wonderspaces is a unique experience because it’s part art gallery and part choose your own adventure with interactive and thought-provoking exhibits. It’s also an excellent way to beat the heat (or winter cold soon enough), as it’s completely indoors. Extra safety precautions … Continue reading Safe, indoor fun at Wonderspaces in the Fashion District