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    Arts

    Inside Reading Terminal Market's October performances

    Nov. 5, 2014, 1:02 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Ann Mintz, Reading Terminal Market An exciting mixed bag of performances took place at Reading Terminal Market during October including a popup dance performance, the winner of Philadelphia Magazine’s award for “Best of Philly” street singer, the 30th anniversary celebration of the longest running free jazz performance series in...

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    Communities

    ‘Knight Cities’ podcast: Terry Mazany on what's next for Chicago

    Nov. 5, 2014, 1 p.m., Posted by Carol Coletta

    What would happen if thousands of people in your city got together with friends, neighbors, even strangers on a single day over a meal to discuss the future of your community?

    That’s the question the people at the Chicago Community Trust asked on the occasion of the foundation’s 99th anniversary. And the results should serve as inspiration to cities everywhere.

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    Epic percussion takes root in Miramar

    Nov. 5, 2014, 12:59 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad

    By Steven S. Klotz, Executive Director, Embrace Music Foundation The musical journey known as Rhythms of Africa / Music Around the World has found its way back to Miramar, where 50 children from Somerset Academy, all musical novices, embrace the intricacies of African-based rhythms and the varying cultures, customs, and...

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