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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.
The lesson is hope: Musicopia uses $100k grant from Impact100 Philadelphia to expand services purpose

Sep. 26, 2019 8:00 am

The lesson is hope: Musicopia uses $100k grant from Impact100 Philadelphia to expand services

According to Jesse Mell, who directs Musicopia's Drumlines program, music education programs are not only an avenue for self expression, they bring hope.
YallaPunk celebrates the resilience of the Southwest Asian North African community with its 4-day arts fest purpose

Aug. 28, 2019 7:06 am

YallaPunk celebrates the resilience of the Southwest Asian North African community with its 4-day arts fest

Running from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1, the festival includes music, film screenings, poetry and workshops on everything from the luthier's craft to resistance writing.
Teach your children well: A sense of community and intergenerational appeal are key to this event’s success purpose

Aug. 15, 2019 12:00 pm

Teach your children well: A sense of community and intergenerational appeal are key to this event’s success

Most nonprofit fundraising events fizzle out after a couple of years, says columnist Krys Sipple, but the Philadelphia Folk Festival continues to attract 35,000 attendees annually.
This is what Generocity folks wanted on our Fourth of July playlist purpose

Jul. 3, 2019 4:14 pm

This is what Generocity folks wanted on our Fourth of July playlist

Since Generocity doesn't publish on July 4th (or the Friday after) but we want to be part of your day anyway ... we crowdsourced this playlist for you! Enjoy!
How broken instruments provided bonding — and a prop — for a Philly sketch comedy team funding

Dec. 8, 2017 12:22 pm

How broken instruments provided bonding — and a prop — for a Philly sketch comedy team

The members of Fezziwig, a house sketch team at Philly Improv Theater, paid to repair one of the broken violins from "Symphony for a Broken Orchestra" after using one of the broken conga drums for their holiday-themed show.
Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it? results

Nov. 14, 2017 12:05 pm

Americans want fewer prisoners. What’s art have to do with it?

A unique year-old pilot music program inside Pennsylvania’s largest prison needs funding to keep going. Its early success and relationship with the state offers a look inside our appetite for — and the limits of — a new kind of criminal justice reform.
How many arts assets does your local public school have? funding

Oct. 18, 2017 12:29 pm

How many arts assets does your local public school have?

The School District of Philadelphia just launched a new Arts & Creativity Framework, and with it, an interactive map of the school arts ecosystem.
Why Girls Rock Philly uses a shared leadership model method

Mar. 1, 2017 1:46 pm

Why Girls Rock Philly uses a shared leadership model

The collaboration-focused music education nonprofit is hiring for two co-director positions.
The founder of a local education program will give a TED talk this spring people

Jan. 12, 2017 2:23 pm

The founder of a local education program will give a TED talk this spring

Play On Philly! founder, TED fellow and trumpeteer Stanford Thompson will present on the national TED stage in April.

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