Stages of Life in New Mural

  • Newsworks unveils the Mural Arts Program’s new piece at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Artist Dennis Haugh explains that he “showed the stages of life” in order to have the cemetery better “connect with the community.”
  • Tonight at 5PM, at Penn’s Bookstore, at 36th & Walnut, writer George Galster will preview his new book Driving Detroit: The Quest for R-E-S-P-E-C-T in the Motor City, which explores the evolution of that faltering city’s sense of self.
  • Estelle Richman’s short tenure as the one and only member of the Philadelphia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners after scandal engulfed the agency are  is examined in an Inquirer interview: that  community—and transparency—matters.
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Stephen Currall recently received his BA in history from Arcadia University. Before beginning doctoral studies, he is pursuing his interest in local history, specifically just how Philadelphians engage their vibrant past. Besides skimming through 18th century letters, Steve is also interested in music and travel.

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