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Broad and Tasker musicians mural to be unveiled on Saturday

The new musicians mural is going up at Broad and Tasker behind Valley Green Bank this week to replace the deteriorating mural at 9th and Wharton. The musicians mural was designed by Eric Okdeh in a slightly updated style from the previous piece created in 2004 by Peter Pagst.

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On Saturday, October 15, the mural will be unveiled to the public.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Mural Arts Program hosting public paint day event for new Musicians Mural

The original musicians mural at 9th and Wharton has been deteriorating for years now. Fundraising began last year and the mural is now getting an updated design and a new location behind the Valley Green Bank at Broad and Tasker.

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On Saturday, the artist behind the mural, Eric Okdeh, will be leading a paint day event to get the community involved with the neighborhood’s new mural.

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What's Happening in:  Newbold 

Musicians mural to find new home at Broad and Tasker

The deteriorating musicians mural at 9th and Wharton is about to get a new home and an updated design. About a year ago fundraising efforts and the search for a location began for the mural of the likes of Frankie Avalon, Bobby Rydell, Jerry Blavat and others.

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The preliminary design plans and location have now been unveiled. Broad and Tasker, behind Valley Green Bank, will be the new home of the mural.

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New “Rocky” movie being filmed this week in South Philly

Noticing some movie trailers and action happening on Broad and 13th between Tasker and Dickinson today? Well, that happens to be for the new “Rocky” movie, “Creed,” which is being filmed at various locations throughout the city this month.

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As you can see, there’s a film crew set up at Adrian’s. According to spectators in the area, Stallone was filming in there as of 12 p.m.

The movie stars, of course, Sylvester Stallone as Rocky, as well as Michael B. Jordan as Adonis Creed. In the movie, Stallone is playing Creed’s mentor and trainer, according to IMDB’s synopsis of the upcoming film.

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