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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.
Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months purpose

Jul. 9, 2020 8:58 am

Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months

18 of Philadelphia's best and brightest tell us what they think needs to happen next — individually and collectively — to address the longstanding structural inequities in the city.
Opinion: Budget cuts would make us a city with no front door purpose

May 8, 2020 8:33 am

Opinion: Budget cuts would make us a city with no front door

The growth that Philadelphia has experienced in population, in jobs, in reputation, are all a result of the offices the mayor proposes to cut or eliminate, says guest columnist Deborah Diamond.
While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution purpose

May 4, 2020 9:54 am

While confronting the impacts of COVID-19, don’t forget that the arts can be part of the solution

"Our elected officials and business leaders should be drawing on what could be the most potent resources available for this moment: knowledge, creativity, imagination, and analytical abilities of artists across this country," says guest columnist Jane Golden.
Are you an arts and cultural producer feeling the impacts of COVID-19? Here are 9 sources of help funding

Apr. 20, 2020 11:51 am

Are you an arts and cultural producer feeling the impacts of COVID-19? Here are 9 sources of help

The six local and three national organizations included in our timeline are offering help ranging from covering essential needs like rent and food for artists, to microgrants for cancelled events, to unrestricted grants.
This high school student wrote a play about the trauma of school shootings. You can see it tonight purpose

Jan. 17, 2020 2:37 pm

This high school student wrote a play about the trauma of school shootings. You can see it tonight

Angelina DeMontes' play, Candles, premiered last night at the Arden Theatre’s Hamilton Family Arts Center at 62 N. 2nd Street. There are performances tonight and tomorrow (January 17 and 18) at 7 p.m.
Meet community organizer and teaching artist Claudia Peregrina people

Dec. 16, 2019 8:25 am

Meet community organizer and teaching artist Claudia Peregrina

She was the lead artist behind the ofrenda for Fleisher Art Memorial’s seventh annual Day of the Dead celebration this year. The best part of the tradition, she says, is getting to share all the food and joy with friends and community.

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