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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.
What does the Chinatown North neighborhood sound like? Like this purpose

Sep. 15, 2017 11:23 am

What does the Chinatown North neighborhood sound like? Like this

A baby crying, boxes being moved and birds chirping, as gathered by Asian Arts Initiative artist-in-residency Rachel Iskikawa and youth, who took those sounds and made an audio sequencer where you can create your own Chinatown Beat.
Penn Museum hopes 2,379 miniature boats will remind of the cultural heritage at stake in Syria purpose

Sep. 8, 2017 11:25 am

Penn Museum hopes 2,379 miniature boats will remind of the cultural heritage at stake in Syria

Syrian-born artist Issam Kourbaj needs help to build all those boats in an upcoming community art event on Sept. 17, which will mark 2,379 days that have passed since the beginning of the Syrian civil war.
Look out for the influx of public art in Philly this fall funding

Sep. 8, 2017 10:05 am

Look out for the influx of public art in Philly this fall

Thanks partially to William Penn Foundation. "More art for more people in more places" is the mantra, said Executive Director Shawn McCaney.
Tune in to this live Facebook chat today about how music and culture can affect social change purpose

Aug. 29, 2017 11:05 am

Tune in to this live Facebook chat today about how music and culture can affect social change

The proceeds from this weekend's Made in America music festival will benefit the local chapters of the United Way and the American Civil Liberties Union. Watch staffers from both nonprofits chat about it with recording artists and Stimulus' Tiffanie Stanard.
M. Asli Dukan hopes her speculative fiction films help people ‘imagine how things can be different’ people

Aug. 21, 2017 12:55 pm

M. Asli Dukan hopes her speculative fiction films help people ‘imagine how things can be different’

“For me, as an artist, it’s my way of contributing to the work of social transformation,” said the independent film producer, writer and director, who’s also nominated for Geek of the Year at this year’s Philly Geek Awards.
This museum exhibit tells the story of everyday items made by prison labor purpose

Aug. 21, 2017 9:24 am

This museum exhibit tells the story of everyday items made by prison labor

Temple graduate students Holly Genovese and Joana Arruda helped curate the exhibit at Eastern State Penitentiary called "Made in the U.S.A."
Check out this mural that celebrates the ‘history of greening’ in West Philly purpose

Aug. 14, 2017 2:18 pm

Check out this mural that celebrates the ‘history of greening’ in West Philly

It's the August edition of the creative placemaking projects that LoLa38 is hosting after hearing from the community on which art projects they wanted to see in their neighborhoods.
Catch the world premiere of education doc ‘Baobab Flowers’ this weekend purpose

Aug. 4, 2017 11:53 am

Catch the world premiere of education doc ‘Baobab Flowers’ this weekend

São Paulo native and Philly resident Gabriela Watson Aurazo's documentary explores public school teachers' struggles in both cities. See its debut at BlackStar Film Festival.
When is it a good time to invest in a young nonprofit? funding

Aug. 3, 2017 12:55 pm

When is it a good time to invest in a young nonprofit?

"Sustainability in the nonprofit sector is a deeper existential question than it appears on the surface."

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