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From the Facebook Event Page "Join us on June 30 for our Palestine teach-in! This event brings together an amazing group of scholars, organizers, activists, and teachers for a day of teaching and strategizing. Whether you’re looking for a basic introduction or advanced analysis, the event will be a valuable experience." Hosted by Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and Books in Germantown. ------------------------ --------------------------------- ------------------------- ---------------------------- Meanwhile Weavers Way Co-op may have gotten around the boycott Israel issue by selling Equal Exchange... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Campers, young and old, splash, throw and blow paint on large canvases in the style of abstract expressionist artist Jackson Pollock. Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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In interview, young Syrian refugee describes escaping bombings by his own government and taking refuge in Turkey then the U.S. and the plight of his remaining countrymen and women and kin. ​ Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Protecting treasured objects such as books, artwork and ephemera from decay using archival, acid-free materials was the subject of conservator's workshop demonstration. Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Senior talks about vintage furniture, stereo, draftsman's chair, convex mirror offered at his yard sale in video interview Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Flourtown, homeowners generate their own electricity with solar panels on their roofs and, in the case of one, in her back yard. Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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At the Wissahickon Day Parade celebrating the forbidding of cars on Forbidden Drive, old timer Dr Tom rode in a wagon and "Twenty Horses" author Nancy Peter rode her new love, Cheyenne. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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The “Travers 5” students at Trenton State College in Ewing, New Jersey were an “intentional democratic community” of young men and women on the fifth floor of the Travers dorm in 1976-1977 and 1977-1978. They governed themselves and with the $5000 they received for cleaning the bathrooms, they re-signed from “men” and “women” to “people” they went on camping trips and held bi-weekly parties. On April 28, 2018, forty years later, some 25 of their number including your correspondent’s spouse... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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After being called by his grandfather to watch three tenors on TV as a boy, he now hopes to become opera great but is driving for rideshare service Lyft in the meantime. Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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​ At the 2018 Public Library Association conference in Philadelphia Exhibitor Hall. Choose Your Own Adventure marketer Elizabeth Adelman introduces the line's new card game and "demo guy" Greg Loring-Albright demos it. Stephanie Kardon talks up Voyant's job and company searching and tracking platform. Catherine Hazlitt of 3branch shows how a light table designed for a library children's room can illuminate plastic manipulatives and xrays. Anthony Frey (above) of tech logic demonstrates how the Hennepin Library Director designed library conveyor... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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On career day school students were visited by representatives from many professions including a live concert sound engineer, a funeral director and a pet groomer Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Forty plus ukulele players strum and sing along Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Things are looking up. Mural artists including ex-con are expected to submit designs for mural art on abandoned railway bridge in Northwest Philadelphia.#CresheimTrailMural Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Billionaire's public party to impeach (malignantly narcissistic) dangerous President Trump draws candidates for Congress Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Rain soaked ground heaves heavy diesel gas storage tank out of ground at gasoline station. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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College students built boat in only six hours and launched it in Schuylkill River. Now a river mural is painted on its bottom. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
Invigorating drama education http://chinaplus.cri.cn/video/little-big-china/168/20170628/7121.html Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2018 at AT. . . THIS . . . INSTANT
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Eye doctor warns power tool users and sports players, observers to always keep safety goggles on to prevent injury to eyes and vision loss. Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Make a tiny, miniature book to wear as an earring or necklace Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Car detailing guys use drone camera for before and after action movie Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Retired artist and teacher extols Pennsylvania woman painter of American Renaissance Violet Oakley at Chestnut Hill Woodmere Museum exhibit, Philadelphia. Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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​ Found object/ceramic artist Lisa Schumaier constructs whimsical and politically pointed raku and paper-mâché sculptures. In one, small paper cutouts with the faces of friends and family members pump signs up and down in front of a large paper-mâché Republican Party elephant. Originally, the figures were protesting the first Iraq war, then the second Iraq war and now they are about to find new purpose when Lisa adds pink pussy hats to some. She does projects with students and, in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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​A couple blocks away from the Alexandria Virginia Archaeological Museum, sea biscuits were found at the site where a bakery stood in the early 1800s. Also known as hardtack, the biscuits were food for long distance travelers and sailors because flour mixed with water then baked dry could last without spoiling (for a long time) At the museum on New Year’s Eve day, archaeologist Hilary Huley, helped visitors like your correspondent mold and imprint our own sea biscuits to take... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Frigid New Year's Eve day, Thai food truck offers Thai Tacos and more, Alexandria, Virginia. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews
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Young Korean woman visiting U.S. worried Trump will shoot her for saying he's crazy. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at CLOSE UP Video Interviews