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What's Happening in:  Bella Vista 

Eddie Lang mural installed at 7th and Fitzwater, to be dedicated on Sunday

Back in February plans for a mural of musician Eddie Lang were presented at a Bella Vista Neighbors Association meeting. Now eight months later, that mural, titled Eddie LangThe Father of Jazz Guitar, is coming to life.

This week, the mural was installed at 7th and Fitzwater, in preparation for the unveiling and dedication on Sunday, October 23.

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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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What's Happening in:  Passyunk Square 

Frankie Avalon and Jerry Blavat donate money for 9th and Wharton mural relocation

We recently told you about the crumbling mural at 9th and Wharton and the plans to raise money and find a new location for it.

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Photo of the mural from PhillyMag.

In an effort to raise the $80,000 needed for the project, both Frankie Avalon and Jerry Blavat, who are both pictured on the mural, have donated $5,000 each to help fund the relocation.

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What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing 

Art installation finally being installed on substation at 13th and Mifflin

UPDATE: According to E. Passyunk Crossing Civic Association president, Joe Marino, the design of the art installation panels in phase one of this project are exactly as originally proposed.

Back in January of 2013 we told you about the plans for an art installation for the SEPTA substation at 13th and Mifflin. After quite a bit of a delay, that art installation is finally being installed.

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Photo of the art installation being put up from East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association’s Facebook page.

The art installation by Donna Backues was originally planned to be installed by June of 2014.

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