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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.
This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates purpose

Jan. 5, 2017 12:49 pm

This nonprofit is recording an album of songs written by Graterford inmates

Meet Songs in the Key of Free, a fledgling organization that has partnered with the Curtis Institute and Mural Arts to bring Graterford its first music program in 10 years.
This music education nonprofit wants its musicians to teach your students people

Dec. 22, 2016 9:28 am

This music education nonprofit wants its musicians to teach your students

The Georgia E. Gregory Interdenominational School of Music in North Philadelphia is outsourcing its instructors, said founder Joyce Drayton in her "Around the Corner" interview.
Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact people

Aug. 30, 2016 12:58 pm

Betcha don’t know these Philly rappers for their social impact

Philly artists Black Thought, Meek Mill and Freeway have three different approaches to hometown philanthropy.
How Derrick Ford’s singing competition is helping people in recovery become symbols of hope purpose

Aug. 29, 2016 10:12 am

How Derrick Ford’s singing competition is helping people in recovery become symbols of hope

Recovery Idol just ended its sixth year with a performance at the Dell.
Tayyib Smith’s Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship landed a nod from CNN people

Jun. 13, 2016 8:39 am

Tayyib Smith’s Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship landed a nod from CNN

The entrepreneur's Knight-funded project was the subject of a recent profile in CNNMoney.

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