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Call for Submissions/ Save the Date: Mashed Awards at the Kimmel

The Philly Youth Media Collaborative is excited to announce the CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for the upcoming Mashed Media Awards showcase at the Kimmel Center, March 29th, 6pm-8pm.

We are seeking youth produced video work in 5 categories: Narrative, Documentary, Visionary, Musical/Audio Performance and Education. We are also inviting poets and spoken word artists to perform live. Winners will be profiled in CRED Magazine and other prizes will be awarded!

Centennial Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 20th at 6:30pm

University of the Arts: 320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA

Register: http://philadelphia.aiga.org/event/centennial-panel-discussion/

Price: $15 per person (AIGA non-members)

In 2014, AIGA marks its 100th year as the professional association for design. A yearlong series of celebrations and events are being planned!

The Secret of Success: An Evening with Angela Duckworth

Wednesday, February 19th at 5PM

Benjamin’s Desk: 1701 Walnut St, 7th Fl, Phialdelphia, PA

Attendance is limited & RSVPs are required. Please RSVP via email to mmferguson1@gmail.com or by phone 215.292.8138.

Join The Philadelphia Citizen and Angela Duckworth, MacArthur Genius recipient and University of Pennsylvania researcher, to hear about the groundbreaking work she and her team are doing.

Fireside chat with Rick Nucci, PSL president

Tuesday, February 11th at 6PM

Venturef0rth: 417 N 8th St, Philadelphia, PA

RSVP: http://venturef0rth.ticketleap.com/fireside-chat-with-rick-nucci-psl-president/

If you don’t know Rick Nucci, you should. He founded Boomi in 2000, grew it to and through its acquisition by Dell, became the Philly Startup Leaders president this past year, and is working on his next big thing. Yea, he’s the real deal.

February 2014 Philly Tech Meetup

Wednesday, February 12 at 6:30pm

Quorum: 3711 Market St, Fl 8, Philadelphia, PA

Register: http://www.meetup.com/philly-tech/events/161026922/

Price: $10 per person

Please note, tickets can only be purchased online.

Join fellow technologists for an evening of networking and live demos from companies developing great technology in and around Philadelphia!

Impact Hub Philly Official Launch Party

Thursday, February 13th at 6PM

Impact Hub: 1227 N 4th St, Phialdelphia, PA

RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/impact-hub-philly-official-launch-party-tickets-10154579621

On Thursday, February 13 we're ready to invite everybody to join the conversation and movement, and make it official with a party across 23,000+ square feet.

Creative Open House - Gaming & Gamification

Thursday, February 13th at 5PM

Drexel University: URBN Center, 3401 Filbert St, Philadelphia, PA

Register: https://www.greaterphilachamber.com/register/3570/creative-open-house-gaming-gamification

Price: $25 per person

Doing Business In Philadelphia Tax Workshop - open to public

Thursday, February 13 at 5:30PM

Benjamin’s Desk: 1701 Walnut St, 8th Fl, Philadelphia, PA

RSVP: http://legalsupportpartners.ticketleap.com/psl-phillytaxworkshop/details

Come to our FREE Tax Workshop and learn more about:

Fireside chat with Rick Nucci, PSL president

Tuesday, February 11 at 6PM

Venturef0rth: 417 N 8th St, Philadelphia, PA

RSVP: http://venturef0rth.ticketleap.com/fireside-chat-with-rick-nucci-psl-president/details

If you don’t know Rick Nucci, you should. He founded Boomi in 2000, grew it to and through its acquisition by Dell, became the Philly Startup Leaders president this past year, and is working on his next big thing. Yea, he’s the real deal.

Life After Art School

February 7th at 12pm

Location: 320 S Broad St, Rm 316, Hamilton Hall, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Free and open to the public.

Support a UArts alum’s musical innovation

After graduating from UArts, Jay Smith (2002, Multimedia) established Livid Instruments, a manufacturer of hardware and software for music production. (His first product – the “Viditar” was designed while he was still a student.) Now he’s announcing a novel addition to the guitar, the “Guitar Wing,” a control surface that gives players wireless control over the functions of their software plug-ins.

Programming Partner at the Porch at 30th St Station

University City District is accepting proposals for cultural programming at The Porch at 30th Street Station though a Partnership Programming Fund, which is made possible through the generous support of the William Penn Foundation.

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