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[Two of the winners (The Hactory coming in at number six and PhilaMOCA coming in at number five) are based in the Eraserhood.]

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5) PhilaMOCA moca.jpg Once a cemetery supply showroom, PhilaMOCA--the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art--is now one of the city's coolest performance venues. The past year has seen everything from a David Lynch tribute to nerdy burlesque shows to a wrestling-themed art show that came complete with appearances from Chikara grabblers and acoustic performances of wrestling themes. Director of programming Eric Bresler is constantly trying to raise the bar for interesting film, performance and art events at PhilaMOCA, which often spawns events rich with the type of freakiness that would put a smile on Henry Spencer's face. Speaking of which, you can see a massive mural of the Eraserhead protagonist on the side of the PhilaMOCA building, a constant reminder of the venue's commitment to keeping Philly weird. In heaven, everything is fine indeed.

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