Aug. 27, 2021 4:29 pm
If you want to create the ultimate 2021 nonprofit playlist, you have to ask your community
So we did.
May 27, 2021 9:50 am
Girls Rock Philly will change its name to center trans identities
GRP will host summer events for community members to discuss what a more equitable name could be for the nonprofit.
May 17, 2021 10:28 am
Rebuilding trust in civic institutions starts with human connection
The power of audio is that it can build bridges between people and prompt collective action, says guest columnist Sarah Harris.
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.
Jun. 25, 2020 12:04 pm
Hip-hop is the soundtrack to BLM protests, continuing a tradition that dates back to the blues
"No one who has listened to hip-hop since its origins in the 1970s should be surprised that rap music has become the soundtrack to protests in the wake of George Floyd’s killing," says guest columnist Tyina Steptoe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.