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Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company purpose

Jul. 25, 2017 10:34 am

Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company

"It is our responsibility to realize that we — us people of color, us poor, us displaced, us disenfranchised, us subjugated — are not the minority," said cofounder Carlo Campbell.
This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists purpose

Jul. 24, 2017 9:42 am

This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists

The African American Museum in Philadelphia's Residency for Art and Change seeks to advance the work of emerging local Black artists.
4 Philly femme and womxn leaders of color on the importance of self-care people

Jul. 18, 2017 12:55 pm

4 Philly femme and womxn leaders of color on the importance of self-care

Catherine Lee, Lara Witt, Lori Tharps and Eryn Amel weigh in on taking care of oneself as it relates to art, writing and social justice.
22 Philly nonprofits just got a little help from the Bartol Foundation funding

Jul. 17, 2017 3:27 pm

22 Philly nonprofits just got a little help from the Bartol Foundation

The funder granted out $115,000 to 22 arts and culture organizations.
This PhillyCAM student’s film shows how it’s okay for African American men to cry purpose

Jul. 17, 2017 12:25 pm

This PhillyCAM student’s film shows how it’s okay for African American men to cry

Lamont Lamar, a recent high school graduate, produced "Black Men Don't Cry" with other students at PhillyCAM. The film features an Play On, Philly! original music score.
10 films about ‘resistance’ you can see at BlackStar next month purpose

Jul. 12, 2017 7:47 am

10 films about ‘resistance’ you can see at BlackStar next month

The sixth annual film festival will explore what it means to resist power structures and the status quo.
‘We all had to leave something’ — A peek at Al-Bustan’s photo project on immigrant youth people

Jul. 11, 2017 12:55 pm

‘We all had to leave something’ — A peek at Al-Bustan’s photo project on immigrant youth

You can expect to see the Knight Cities Challenge-funded project at the Thomas Paine Plaza this September, where words like "trust" are visually depicted from the perspectives of Northeast High School students.
Meet the nonprofit teaching ‘movement arts’ to people with disabilities people

Jul. 11, 2017 10:04 am

Meet the nonprofit teaching ‘movement arts’ to people with disabilities

Spin Coalition is a volunteer-run organization for people involved in hula hooping, juggling and the like. Promotions and Outreach Coordinator Lauren Magness talks about the SpinCo Together program in her "Around the Corner" interview.
The Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship just graduated its inaugural cohort funding

Jul. 10, 2017 12:58 pm

The Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship just graduated its inaugural cohort

Three graduates of the Knight Cities Challenge-funded program were awarded $10,000 to kickstart their businesses following a pitch competition on Sunday.
Women’s Medical Fund found its new executive director in Elicia Gonzales people

Jul. 7, 2017 1:58 pm

Women’s Medical Fund found its new executive director in Elicia Gonzales

Plus, leadership shakeups and board appointments at Philadelphia Theatre Co., Milkcrate, Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Jobs with Justice and more.

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