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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.
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.

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