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Through June 21, The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia is streaming their 2018 production of James Ijames's KILL MOVE PARADISE as a fundraiser for Black Lives Matter Philly (BLM Philly). Get Tickets

Friday, 10pm EST, the Playground in San Francisco presents a Zoom reading of POLAR BEARS, BLACK BOYS & PRAIRIE FRINGED ORCHIDS by Vincent Terrell Durham. Reservations, Tickets, Donations

Are you more interested in British history? Because there's nothing interesting going on in your immediate neighborhood? Small Island, adapted by Helen Edmundson and directed by Rufus Norris, is streaming for free with National Theatre at Home from 7pm UK time on Thursday 18 June, until 7pm UK time on Thursday 25 June 2020. It is subtitled.

Things you have already found on your own:

Dave Chappelle's 8:46

Last Week Tonight: What does it mean to Defund the Police?

Philly diverts $14 million from police funding in late-night budget agreement with no public comment (BillyPenn.com 6/18/2020)

Under [Mayor] Kenney’s watch, the PPD’s budget has ballooned 30% to more than $725 million. In early May, while grappling with the pandemic’s unprecedented economic toll, the mayor proposed well over a $19 million increase over last year in the name of public safety. He rescinded most of that proposed boost last week amid heavy backlash.

Council’s preliminary budget simply moved an additional $14 million from the police budget to the Managing Director’s Office: $12.3 million for crossing guards and $1.9 million for Council President Darrell Clarke’s new fleet of public safety enforcement officers, according to budget documents.

"Urban Legisode: Eastern State Penitentiary" explains Eastern State Penitentiary, a reform idea that is now best known in Philadelphia for being a great landmark for telling your friends how to find the local restaurants and for the annual Halloween Terror Behind the Walls.
(There also used to be a Bastille Day party that involved throwing Tastykakes at onlookers but that's at least temporarily gone.)

Urban Legisode: Eastern State Penitentiary

From Scary Stories to Tell on the Pod

The Circus Festival Is No Place For Benchwarmers

August 2019, we visited the bi-annual AYCO Festival. In moves every time, and this time it was in San Diego. I thought I'd write a straight travel article. This is how it turned out.

Representatives from the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts included (from left) coach Karen Ladd, Gretta Maguire, Mara Sell, coach Adam Woolley, Jonas Sell, Isa Kennedy, Bronyn Mazlo, and parent Shana Kennedy.

WALT MAGUIRE Representatives from the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts included (from left) coach Karen Ladd, Gretta Maguire, Mara Sell, coach Adam Woolley, Jonas Sell, Isa Kennedy, Bronyn Mazlo, and parent Shana Kennedy.

Running Away to the Circus, by Walt Maguire.
Philadelphia Inquirer, 10/4/19 (online) 10/6/19 (print)