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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.
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital showcases the work of artists with disabilities purpose

Dec. 2, 2019 8:00 am

Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital showcases the work of artists with disabilities

Art Ability, the hospital's annual 12-week juried exhibition, includes the work of 200 artists from 30 states and eight countries. It runs through Jan. 26, 2020.
Use arts and culture as a platform for social justice, says this teen purpose

Nov. 19, 2019 1:47 pm

Use arts and culture as a platform for social justice, says this teen

"It is so important for local artists of all mediums to spread these strong messages," says Sabirah Mahmud, a member of the STAMP Teen Council, and Global Climate Strike activist.
Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR purpose

Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 am

Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR

The 2019 convening of the new performance residency, Black Spatial Relics, will take place in Philadelphia from November 14 to 16.
The intersection of art and profession (and Jeff Buckley) purpose

Nov. 13, 2019 1:28 pm

The intersection of art and profession (and Jeff Buckley)

Music represents who we are, who we want to be, and is a powerful reminder of the work to be done.
The art of truth, the truth of art: This month we’re talking social justice and the arts purpose

Nov. 13, 2019 9:49 am

The art of truth, the truth of art: This month we’re talking social justice and the arts

Starting today and running through the end of November, we will examine how writers, visual artists, musicians, arts administrators (and more) disrupt the status quo and shape the future of our city.
Updated: 14 ways to mark Day of the Dead in Philadelphia – Actualizado: 14 maneras de conmemorar el Día de Muertos en Filadelfia purpose

Oct. 4, 2019 7:31 am

Updated: 14 ways to mark Day of the Dead in Philadelphia – Actualizado: 14 maneras de conmemorar el Día de Muertos en Filadelfia

At events from Juntos to Penn Museum, Southwark School to Fleisher Art Memorial, the catrinas will don their big hats, the calacas will show off their colors and the music will be lively enough to raise the dead.
How I learned to stop worrying and love GREATPHL purpose

Oct. 1, 2019 8:00 am

How I learned to stop worrying and love GREATPHL

Guest columnist Joey Sweeney looks forward to the second year of the ideas fest, which runs continuously from 7 p.m. October 4 through 7 p.m. October 5.
Here’s a timeline with 19 events you can’t miss during Hispanic Heritage Month purpose

Sep. 12, 2019 4:38 pm

Here’s a timeline with 19 events you can’t miss during Hispanic Heritage Month

Get ready to celebrate 30 days of Latinidad — Philly-style.

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