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Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it? results

Nov. 14, 2017 12:05 pm

Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it?

A unique year-old pilot music program inside Pennsylvania’s largest prison needs funding to keep going. Its early success and relationship with the state offers a look inside our appetite for — and the limits of — a new kind of criminal justice reform.
On the Market: These 10 Philly impact orgs are hiring for leadership positions purpose

Nov. 9, 2017 1:51 pm

On the Market: These 10 Philly impact orgs are hiring for leadership positions

American Red Cross needs a local CEO, Girls Rock Philly needs a co-director, Committee of Seventy needs a senior director of development and seven more jobs open now.
The Barrymore Awards are funding 4 socially conscious artists and theatre companies funding

Oct. 18, 2017 12:57 pm

The Barrymore Awards are funding 4 socially conscious artists and theatre companies

The "Tonys of Philadelphia" are coming up Oct. 30. Four winners will receive grant money for their work in highlighting the local arts community, theatre education and more.
How many arts assets does your local public school have? funding

Oct. 18, 2017 12:29 pm

How many arts assets does your local public school have?

The School District of Philadelphia just launched a new Arts & Creativity Framework, and with it, an interactive map of the school arts ecosystem.
Power Moves: CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia has a new head people

Oct. 10, 2017 12:55 pm

Power Moves: CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia has a new head

And founder Thaddeus Squire is now the chief commons officer of the new CultureWorks Commons Management. Plus, Jamie Gauthier's ED role at Fairmount Park Conservancy is permanent, and Mazzoni Center picked a new medical director from within.
Through Monument Lab, a tribute to the Philadelphia poet people

Oct. 5, 2017 8:49 am

Through Monument Lab, a tribute to the Philadelphia poet

A recent Mural Arts event featured live performances and recollections of the city's lyrical past: "Poetry can and should be defined as a type of public art."
A cop and a Black man walk onto a stage in Philadelphia … purpose

Sep. 27, 2017 12:55 pm

A cop and a Black man walk onto a stage in Philadelphia …

Police officers and community members will come together to talk about their shared traumas in an upcoming Theater of Witness production, "Walk in my Shoes."
This MontCo theatre program for students with autism is a Barrymore nominee purpose

Sep. 25, 2017 11:31 am

This MontCo theatre program for students with autism is a Barrymore nominee

Theatre Horizon's Autism Drama Program is one of the four nominees for this year's Victory Foundation Award and the only one in its category focusing on education for those on the spectrum.
Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs people

Sep. 19, 2017 9:54 am

Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs

Members of the third cohort, which includes a theatre professional, a restauranteur and several scientists, each get their names etched onto a concrete block that will live on Innovation Plaza.
Check out how ballet made a difference in students with disabilities purpose

Sep. 18, 2017 11:05 am

Check out how ballet made a difference in students with disabilities

Tomorrow is the premiere of a documentary from nonprofit Art-Reach titled "I Am," which follows the journey of six high school students with disabilities learning and performing an original choreographed piece with dancers from Pennsylvania Ballet.

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