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What's Happening in:  Lower Moyamensing 

South Philadelphia High School Music & Theatre Presents The Wiz

Despite a critical lack of funding for theatre, music, and arts education in Philadelphia’s public schools, the students at South Philadelphia High School, in collaboration with the Curtis Institute of Music‘s ArtistYear program, are thrilled to have an outlet for their creative talents through this production.

South Philadelphia High School Music and Theatre Presents The WizTickets are priced as pay-what-you-wish in order to include all community members, but with hopes that revenue will speak to the community’s support and recognized need to keep music and theatre alive and thriving at South Philadelphia High School in the future.
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What's Happening in:  Lower Moyamensing 

LoMo Storm Drain Art Project with Ryan Psota

Last month the Lower Moyamensing Civic Association launched their Storm Drain Art Project with Philly artist, Ryan Psota. The project’s purpose is to “bring more attention to our watershed and (hopefully) discourage citizens from throwing trash into the drains,” says LoMo board member, Rachel Cox.

Lower Moyamensing Civic Association Storm Drain Art Project with Ryan Psota

SE corner of Broad and Snyder

With three storm drains already spoken for, LoMo is still accepting nominations for a fourth. Potential canvases should fit the criteria though:
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What's Happening in:  Lower Moyamensing 

Trash Academy Celebrates Installation of Street Furniture From Recycled Objects

On Saturday afternoon, April 8, neighbors came to a celebration of the installation of permanent ‘street furniture made from recycled objects’ at two specially chosen corners in Southeast Philadelphia, 10th & Wolf Streets and 7th & Jackson Streets.

Julius Ferraro and Shari Hersh, Mural Arts

Julius Ferraro and Shari Hersh, Mural Arts | Photo by Eve Miller

The artist selected to create this art came from the Recycled Artist in Residency (RAIR) program. RAIR artists challenge our notions of refuse as art when they create an art installation by scrounging through a massive trash heap. These artists do their ‘dumpster diving” at Revolution Recovery’s three-and-a-half-acre lot on Milnor Street in Northeast Philadelphia, full of waste diverted from landfills for reuse.
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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Lower Moyamensing 

Avenue Cheese Shop is now part of DeMarco’s Italian Specialties

Over the summer, the long-standing Avenue Cheese Shop closed its doors on East Passyunk Avenue. What seemed to be the end turned out to be a new beginning for the shop.

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Avenue Cheese is now part of DeMarco’s Italian Specialties at 1338 Jackson St.

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