The old Lawsonia furniture factory in Callowhill is being renovated for commercial and residential reuse after 13 years of false starts and vacancy. The Shadow plates up this little slice industrial heritage on Spring Garden Street.
(LATE NIGHT CABARET) The Abakening with Greg Giovanni & Black Landlord @ Underground Arts – Philadelphia PA (9/4)
Underground Arts Presents 16 Nights of Rebellion ART WARS – THE LATE NIGHT CABARET The Abakening with Greg Givoanni & Black Landlord Friday, September 4th, 2015 Underground Arts 1200 Callowhill Street Philadelphia PA 19107 21+ | Doors 8PM | Show 9PM ◊ The Abakening with Greg Giovanni & Black Landlord ◊
(FREE LATE NIGHT CABARET) ‘Too Hoth To Handel’ with the Divine Hand @ Underground Arts Black Box – Philadelphia PA (9/5)
Late Night Cabaret 2015 **THIS IS A FREE EVENT** 21+ | Doors 10PM | (early performance) —– Join the Rebels of the Late Nite cabaret for a very SPECIAL EARLY SET from The Divine Hand Ensemble @10pm (preceding BRAT Productions of the LID* at 11pm in the Front Bar) this unique chamber-orchestra ensemble is giving only ONE CONCERT before they play on the parkway for the Pope, so get inspired. This music isn’t just for fans of classical – oh…
(FREE LATE NIGHT CABARET) ‘Queen Annaconda’s Revenge’ w/ Jess Conda @ Underground Arts Black Box – Philadelphia PA (9/6)
Late Night Cabaret 2015 **THIS IS A FREE EVENT** 21+ | Doors 10PM | First Sundays have been hosted by this dynamo of cabaret since 2009 -thus we welcome back the director of BRAT Productions – JESS CONDA as she hosts the Openstage (with friends) and as this follows her FINAL performance of Brat’s The LID (in the front bar) we expect her to cut loose (and we have never been disappointed by her). So dare the Openstage this evening…
(FREE LATE NIGHT CABARET) DRUNK PIANO with Alex Ayala @ Underground Arts Black Box – Philadelphia PA (9/7)
Late Night Cabaret 2015 **THIS IS A FREE EVENT** 21+ | Doors 9PM | Show 10PM Drunk Piano was the creation of Jay Davidson, and while he’s on tour – his loyal allies will see the fulfillment of his dream: To see amazing pianists duel (with love) on the 88’s while drinking. It’s a simple dream but one that sustained itself at Underground ARTS for over a year. This evening’s host ALEX AYALA brings in his very good friends to…
(FREE LATE NIGHT CABARET) ‘BOBA FIT?’ with the Openstage CASH challenge @ Underground Arts Black Box – Philadelphia PA (9/8)
Late Night Cabaret 2015 **THIS IS A FREE EVENT** 21+ | Doors 9PM | Show 10PM Philly seems to be flooded by competitions pitting artists against each other so lets jump on that with BOBA FIT? an open challenge to see who can bring the wildest, crowd-pleasing act (5 minutes) to the OPENSTAGE! Starting at 10pm – our (surprise) judges will assess and ONE WINNER gets the rich bounty of 100 bucks cash! and maybe a trophy or something –…
(FREE LATE NIGHT CABARET) ‘The Return of The MADI’ with Madi Distefano @ Underground Arts Black Box – Philadelphia PA (9/9)
Late Night Cabaret 2015 **THIS IS A FREE EVENT** 21+ | Doors 11PM | Show 11:30PM She who must be obeyed: MADI DISTEFANO former founder of BRAT Productions and current bad-ass of Austin Texas’s LIVE arts scene RETURNS to us. (and) she’s bringing her good buddies from Texas with her. plus: She’s bringing her own BRISKET! Join Madi and her cast of locals too. including a dozen dynamic artists who will be celebrating Madi’s first Fringe appearance in 3 years!…
(FREE LATE NIGHT CABARET) ‘The Return of The MADI’ with Madi Distefano @ Underground Arts Black Box – Philadelphia PA (9/10)
Late Night Cabaret 2015 **THIS IS A FREE EVENT** 21+ | Doors 11PM | It’s gonna get dark. Real dark. Join us for The Wolf Pack – a leathery armada of Philly’s freakiest Cabaret-artists led by Host REGGIE BUGMUNCHER whose sideshow antics with Olde City Sideshow have been delighting for years.This evening she’s bringing in burlesque-babes including Scarlett Storm and Holly Ween (to name a few) to put on a very creepy little show for fans of the macabre. NOT…
(FREE LATE NIGHT CABARET) ‘ROUGE SQUADRON’ with CREEM CIRCUS @ Underground Arts Black Box – Philadelphia PA (9/11)
Late Night Cabaret 2015 **THIS IS A FREE EVENT** 21+ | Doors 10:30PM | What the World Needs Now is GUTS! Guts and Butts! That’s what Freedom is about – at least for this event.The Late Nite Cabaret has ASSembled a ‘Force’ to be reckoned with and leading that assault is host MAURI WALTON (of Big Mess Cabaret) who hosts the Openstage. And Mauri’s bringing her pals … Baltimore’s own BAWDY SHOP BURLESQUE re-appear to save the day! Hell, maybe…
(FREE LATE NIGHT CABARET) ‘StandUp for The DARKSIDE’ with Doogie Horner @ Underground Arts Black Box – Philadelphia PA (9/12)
Late Night Cabaret 2015 **THIS IS A FREE EVENT** 21+ | Doors 11PM | Philly’s funnyman made good – and longtime Late Nite Cabaret host DOOGIE HORNER returns to us! and he’s bringing his personal favorite standup comics from the Tri-State region with him – and THIS time It’s personal. The Openstage is particularly open to comics this evening SO arrive early to sign up – because following the randomness of our openstage, Doogie is bring down the Big-Boys (and…
(FREE LATE NIGHT CABARET) ‘REVELS’ with The Necrosexual’s lair @ Underground Arts Black Box – Philadelphia PA (9/13)
Late Night Cabaret 2015 **THIS IS A FREE EVENT** 21+ | Doors 10PM | It’s the 13th! Who could make more sense of Fringe-time chaos than Philly’s grimmest of metal-men, the killer of posers, the lover of Franzia: THE NECROSEXUAL reclaims his throne of blood as host! The Necrosexual DARES those foolish enough to appear on his Openstage – BUT be warned ye must drink of the unholy FRANZIA before your act. plus: members of the Smokin Gun Revue will…
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Get tickets for Earth with Holy Sons (Emil Amos … at Underground Arts on Friday, Aug 28, 2015 10:00 PM PDT
From Roman Catholic High School, a follow-up to the July 23 community meeting held at Roman Catholic:
We appreciate everyone who was able to attend our community meeting on July 23rd. As evidenced by the large turnout and discussions, everyone is interested in improving the quality of life in our neighborhood. The plans initiated by the Asian Arts Initiative promise to address the blighted conditions on a portion of Pearl Street and will add new life and vitality to the area.
The most immediate concern raised at the meeting dealt with the increase in the number of homeless men and women who have taken up residence on the streets in our neighborhood. With this, issues of sanitation, illegal drug sales and usage, as well as a growing litter problem, were viewed as major worries. These activities have many residents feeling increasingly unsafe. There was a general understanding that poverty is a complex problem, and as a result, there is no simple solution for this issue in our neighborhood. Recognizing this, we are committed to facilitating an environment where we all work together to better our neighborhood.
We are very grateful to Councilman Mark Squilla for attending the meeting and sharing the resources that the city has available to assist in our efforts. In addition, while the legal landscape has changed, the police will do what is in their power and continue to monitor the conditions in the area, by having a greater presence and working to remove homeless encampments. Project Home representatives also pledged to be more present in the area and to be available to assist with outreach initiatives.
All neighbors were encouraged to get involved. Local residents and business owners will do their part to clean the sidewalks around their properties. And, most importantly, everyone was encouraged to report unsafe conditions or illegal activity to the local authorities. The contact numbers are listed below.
Also, if anyone would like to volunteer at the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, feel free to contact Dick McMillen.
While there is much work to be done, this initial meeting was a good step in the right direction.
There are various groups that can provide resources to our community. The following is their contact information:
Philadelphia Police Department
Contact: Sergeant John Harper
Phone: (215) 686 – 3095
Philadelphia City Council
Councilman Mark Squilla
Phone: (215) 686 – 3458 or (215) 686 – 3459
Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission
Contact: Dick McMillen – CEO
Phone: (215) 922 – 6400 ext 101
Contacts: Carol Thomas – Outreach Director
Pauline Vorn – Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (215) 222 – 1984
In addition, please do not hesitate to contact Patrick Plunkett at our school at (215) 627-5487 ext. 312 if we can be a resource for you. We will hope to see everyone at our next meeting in the fall.
The Viaduct RailPark is coming soon, which will transform sections of the long-abandoned stretch of rail line that runs through the Chinatown and Callowhill neighborhoods into a “grittier take on NYC’s High Line.” Construction is still slated to begin later this year, but starting right now, you and yours can get involved in the Viaduct’s metamorphosis, through a call for submissions for art installations that will adorn several locations of the public space.
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Get tickets for RISK! at Underground Arts on Friday, Aug 21, 2015 9:00 PM PDT