The Everyday Futures Fest is a "STEAM-centered series of events and cultural programming in Philadelphia, committed to fostering new ideas, facilitating open and respectful dialogue, and exchanging skills and resources between individuals, organizations, and institutions."
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.
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 He rescinded most of that proposed boost last week amid heavy backlash.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.)