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‘In Search of Meaning: Memory Becomes Us’ makes space for science and art purpose

Mar. 15, 2019 1:45 pm

‘In Search of Meaning: Memory Becomes Us’ makes space for science and art

So does the Esther Klein Gallery of the Science Center, where it's being exhibited.
The marginalized artist and the pressures of representing an underrepresented culture purpose

Jan. 18, 2017 7:38 am

The marginalized artist and the pressures of representing an underrepresented culture

Cultural equity is a challenge, but Saudi filmmaker Hamzah Jamjoom's biggest obstacle was his own ego.
Heidi Saman’s ‘Namour’ will be distributed by Ava DuVernay’s film collective results

Jan. 17, 2017 7:48 am

Heidi Saman’s ‘Namour’ will be distributed by Ava DuVernay’s film collective

Saman's film, a dramedy centered around an Arab-American family in L.A., was screened at BlackStar this past summer. Now it will be in theaters and Netflix March 15.
Norris Square youth ponder the costs of privilege purpose

Dec. 9, 2016 12:42 pm

Norris Square youth ponder the costs of privilege

Youth at Norris Square Neighborhood Project will have their art on display Friday, Dec. 16.
El Sawyer’s TED talk about his time in prison will wake you up people

Jul. 14, 2016 12:45 pm

El Sawyer’s TED talk about his time in prison will wake you up

For eight years, the Media in Neighborhoods Group cofounder's name was DC-3617.
Al-Bustan is Philly’s beacon for Arabic culture in Donald Trump’s age of hate purpose

Jul. 12, 2016 12:25 pm

Al-Bustan is Philly’s beacon for Arabic culture in Donald Trump’s age of hate

Founder Hazami Sayed believes anti-Arab sentiment is a product of misunderstanding. The solution? Show students the beauty of the Arab world by engaging them with its art, culture and language — and local funders are loving it.
These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism” people

Jul. 12, 2016 8:15 am

These artist fellows are getting $75K to explore: “Art can’t be completely co-opted into capitalism”

Newly minted Pew Center for Arts & Heritage fellows Jennifer Kidwell, Tiona McClodden and Heidi Saman explain the role philanthropy plays in funding American art.
These merging nonprofits use hip-hop culture to educate youth method

Mar. 29, 2016 2:21 pm

These merging nonprofits use hip-hop culture to educate youth

Blackboard Labs and Jr. Music Executive are merging under fiscal sponsor Resources for Human Development.
How a hyperlocal arts festival in South Philly hopes to mend a neighborhood method

Mar. 1, 2016 10:38 am

How a hyperlocal arts festival in South Philly hopes to mend a neighborhood

The Hello Arts Festival is a year in the making.
How the Flower Show is making itself accessible to the visually impaired method

Feb. 23, 2016 12:42 pm

How the Flower Show is making itself accessible to the visually impaired

Attendees can take a "verbal description" audio tour of the annual horticulture event on March 8.

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