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Alumna wins Canon Imagin8ion contest

Brooke Shaden, 2008 alumna, snapped the winning photograph to represent “Time,” one of eight themes in a film as part of Canon’s contest. Two girls run through a high-grass field in long dresses, in what appears to be a hazy early morning light or sunset.…

Writing and recording a city’s story

NICKEE PLASKEN TTN Post-it Notes hang with Philadelphians’ stories in the Philadelphia Museum of History. The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent partially reopened after a three-year hiatus. While Philadelphia’s story is nothing short of historic, the newly reopened Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent is putting a modern spin on how it is told.…

Sustainable eats

KARA SAVIDGE TTN Reading Terminal Market hosted Slow Food Philly’s first “Snail of Approval” event on Nov. 14. Slow Food Philly released its first batch of “Snail Approved” restaurants, breweries and markets that are furthering Slow Food’s mission.…

City garden pops up

NICHOLAS DEROOSE TTN Drew Becher, president of the Philadelphia Horticultural Society, speaks at the garden’s closing day on Oct. 24. The garden is closing for the winter. Philadelphia Horticultural Society’s garden brought a vibrant green space to Center City.…

Street sounds

Courtesy Michael Blase Ghost Train Orchestra performs at the Highline Ballroom last Halloween in New York City. The orchestra will play the Halloween dance part at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Friday, Oct.…

Standing in Solidarity

As a graduate student in Alexandria, Egypt, alumnus Deen Novelli took part in the recent protests. Protestors march along Tariq Hurreyya, also called Shar’a Abu Queer or Freedom Road. Deen Novelli said many of the demonstrations that came through Alexandria, Egypt, marched along this road.…