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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.
This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates purpose

Jan. 5, 2017 12:49 pm

This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates

Meet Songs in the Key of Free, a fledgling organization that has partnered with the Curtis Institute and Mural Arts to bring Graterford its first music program in 10 years.
The Afrofuturist Affair got some love from The New York Times purpose

Dec. 19, 2016 10:01 am

The Afrofuturist Affair got some love from The New York Times

Founded by Community Legal Services attorney and sci-fi writer Rasheedah Phillips, the collective was name-dropped in a Times piece on contemporary Afrofuturism.
This Leeway-funded workshop for immigrant poets pivoted after the election method

Dec. 13, 2016 10:40 am

This Leeway-funded workshop for immigrant poets pivoted after the election

Poet Cynthia Dewi Oka's workshop was initially designed to expose people from immigrant backgrounds to U.S. migrant poets. Then, President-Elect Donald Trump happened.
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.
Livestream this Mural Arts event happening inside Graterford purpose

Nov. 30, 2016 7:37 am

Livestream this Mural Arts event happening inside Graterford

Mural Arts Guild Program is hosting high-profile artists at the prison to kick off "Voices," a project hoping to draw attention to incarceration reform.
You can support these 7 nonprofits by buying a Philly Love Notes map today purpose

Nov. 29, 2016 9:56 am

You can support these 7 nonprofits by buying a Philly Love Notes map today

Celebrate #GivingTuesday and Philadelphia with an artisan glass or wood map of the city.
The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month purpose

Nov. 3, 2016 3:20 pm

The Barnes Foundation is piloting some wearable tech this month

Enhance your visit with complementary digital content. Barnes will experiment with Apple Watches this month, thanks to funding from the Barra Foundation.
Why ethical redevelopment is just an idea — for now method

Oct. 7, 2016 12:41 pm

Why ethical redevelopment is just an idea — for now

The real challenge is figuring out how it can actually work in historically marginalized urban communities.
This Philadelphian has an art project that’s helping refugee children in Lebanon get an education purpose

Sep. 20, 2016 12:58 pm

This Philadelphian has an art project that’s helping refugee children in Lebanon get an education

By expressing themselves with photography, art and writing. It's called We Grow Where We Are, founded by Philadelphia resident Greg Shaheen.

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