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PHILADELPHIA ART ALLIANCE Opened in 1915, this is the oldest multidisciplinary arts center in the nation, and it exhibits a wide range of contemporary fine art and crafts. Frequent lectures, recitals and reading groups. Admission: $3-$5 suggested donation. Tu-Su noon- 6 pm. www.philartalliance. org. 251 S. 18th St., 215.545.4302.