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Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño people

Mar. 23, 2021 3:43 pm

Carmen Febo San Miguel to retire from Taller Puertorriqueño

After 22 years at the helm of Pennsylvania’s largest Puerto Rican and Latinx arts organization, Febo will be retiring effective November 1.
Federal support has shored up nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic, but many groups are still struggling funding

Mar. 16, 2021 9:19 am

Federal support has shored up nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic, but many groups are still struggling

The new stimulus package includes $7.25 billion in PPP loans, and has $470 million in support to U.S. arts and cultural organizations.
New perspectives, new resources: Business on Board trains future board members purpose

Dec. 18, 2020 8:45 am

New perspectives, new resources: Business on Board trains future board members

The Arts + Business Council for Greater Philadelphia’s leadership development program is accepting applications for its upcoming cycle through the end of this month.
Hey, shoppers, forget Black Friday. Have you heard of Museum Store Sunday? purpose

Nov. 24, 2020 8:57 am

Hey, shoppers, forget Black Friday. Have you heard of Museum Store Sunday?

This holiday gift guide highlights 17 nonprofit online shops and museum stores to check out Nov. 29 and beyond.
I Belong works to help recent immigrants feel seen and heard without judgment purpose

Oct. 21, 2020 12:25 pm

I Belong works to help recent immigrants feel seen and heard without judgment

Through cross-cultural events, virtual conversation circles, and now an art contest focused on immigrant heritage, the group strives to eliminate barriers of language, lack of social capital, and isolation.
Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture champions civic engagement through art purpose

Oct. 15, 2020 10:45 am

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture champions civic engagement through art

"Representation matters and the origination of civically engaged art by Arabs, BIPOC, and community-based organizations is critical to shaping the future of our neighborhoods," says Hazami Sayed.
Blind and visually impaired performers to be showcased in local (virtual) talent show purpose

Sep. 22, 2020 9:24 am

Blind and visually impaired performers to be showcased in local (virtual) talent show

During October, National Federation of the Blind chapters across the country will host outreach events and fundraisers with the mission of breaking down misconceptions about the blind. The Keystone chapter event is Oct. 17.
Drexel professor’s app allows choir members to create music apart but together purpose

Sep. 1, 2020 4:07 pm

Drexel professor’s app allows choir members to create music apart but together

"This is a great way to keep singing through the pandemic. Nothing beats being onstage for a chorale singer, but this is a way that we can continue to collaborate, express ourselves and do things musically," says Dr. Youngmoo Kim.
Independence Media Foundation’s Community Voices grant elevates Black and brown voices left behind during COVID-19 purpose

Aug. 24, 2020 1:53 pm

Independence Media Foundation’s Community Voices grant elevates Black and brown voices left behind during COVID-19

At the end of July, IPMF announced they awarded a total of $1.75 million to 43 projects across the greater Philadelphia area. The projects will record, document, share, and preserve underrepresented voices and narratives.
Power moves: Arts orgs welcome new directors and artistic staff people

Jul. 13, 2020 7:30 am

Power moves: Arts orgs welcome new directors and artistic staff

From choreographing for Beyoncé to training with Cuban ballet royalty; from touring with Gerald Veasley to performing with Evanescence — this week's movers and shakers have more than the usual star shine. Plus, an award first for Philadelphia.

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