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DNC Host Committee spent two-thirds of budget with diverse businesses

DNC Host Committee spent two-thirds of budget with diverse businesses

Paige Cooperstein    September 27, 2016

The Philadelphia Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention spent 67 percent of its multi-million-dollar budget with diverse businesses, nearly doubling its 35-percent goal. It’s the highest proportion of spending...

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Homelessness: An ignored community issue

Mark Segal    September 22, 2016

You most likely thought I’d be talking in this column about the race for president but I’m not. This column is instead about a subject close to my heart: our...

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Oct
2016
Choral Arts Society of Washington: An Italian Madrigal Journey

7:30 pm

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

An exhilarating new season of choral music begins with an evening of artful songs of love and wit, tracing the evolution of the Italian madrigal as it crosses 16th-century Europe, migrates into the Br...




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Nov
2016
Westminster Williamson Voices: Pärt the Mystic

7:30 pm

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

The Westminster Williamson Voices continue a close relationship with Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica as they return with a stunning work by preeminent Estonian comp...




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Nov
2016
Antiques at Kimberton

11:00 am

Kimberton Fire Hall

Antiques at Kimberton is a respected antique show that fills over 10,000 square feet in 2 buildings at the Kimberton Fire Hall in Phoenixville, PA.  What makes this show a success is the diversity...




11
Dec
2016
Christmas at the Cathedral Basilica

3:00 pm

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

The choirs of the Cathedral Basilica and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia join forces in beautiful carols and the traditional music of Christmas. Resounding brass add t...




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Michelle Obama applauds LGBT equality while campaigning for Clinton at La Salle

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Michelle Obama applauds LGBT equality while campaigning for Clinton at La Salle

Paige Cooperstein    September 28, 2016

Near the beginning of her 25-minute speech this afternoon at La Salle University, first lady Michelle Obama called out the LGBT community while describing the legacy her husband has built...

Pennsylvania gets another shout-out from 'Will and Grace' stars

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Pennsylvania gets another shout-out from 'Will and Grace' stars

Paige Cooperstein    September 27, 2016

The cast of “Will and Grace,” a show noted for raising LGB visibility, reunited this week for a video that touts the importance of Pennsylvania in the upcoming presidential election.

Black and Brown Workers Collective demands accountability from Office of LGBT Affairs on anti-racism strategies

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Black and Brown Workers Collective demands accountability from Office of LGBT Affairs on anti-racism strategies

Paige Cooperstein    September 23, 2016

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect concerns from the Black and Brown Workers Collective. A quote from Abdul-Aliy Muhammad was not correctly transcribed from an audio recording...

Creating Change host committee seeking volunteers

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Creating Change host committee seeking volunteers

Paige Cooperstein    September 22, 2016

A frequent refrain from the September meeting of the local host committee for Creating Change was, “We need more people to sign up.”

Philly couple has winning New Orleans wedding

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Philly couple has winning New Orleans wedding

Jen Colletta    September 22, 2016

Lindsey Bell enters contests all the time, so she didn’t even think twice about putting her and fiancée Megan Haupt’s names down for a sweepstakes to win an all-expenses-paid wedding...

Small-biz workshops start at Bradbury-Sullivan

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Small-biz workshops start at Bradbury-Sullivan

Paige Cooperstein    September 22, 2016

Adrian Shanker met representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration at the 2015 CenterLink conference for LGBT community centers. He was in the homestretch of opening his own center in...

Morris 911-recordings case moves forward

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Morris 911-recordings case moves forward

Tim Cwiek    September 22, 2016

Mediation has ended in PGN’s open-records request for a certified copy of all 911 recordings pertaining to the Nizah Morris incident from the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

AIDS Walk Delaware celebrates 30 years

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AIDS Walk Delaware celebrates 30 years

Paige Cooperstein    September 22, 2016

The 30th anniversary of AIDS Walk Delaware is likely to mark a return to a banner year with about 1,000 people expected to travel 5 kilometers on what is forecasted...

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