Oct. 20, 2020 11:47 am
Civic engagement, social justice and political activism animate the videos that were recently showcased at 'Youthocracy.'
Nov. 19, 2019 1:47 pm
"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.
Nov. 15, 2019 8:30 am
A recent TEDxPhiladelphiaSalon event reminded attendees that art presents concepts that viewers might not understand through any other medium — and that we would do well to remember this when we seek social justice.
Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 am
The 2019 convening of the new performance residency, Black Spatial Relics, will take place in Philadelphia from November 14 to 16.
Aug. 28, 2019 2:34 pm
Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference
Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene lay out the five types of justice work they’ve identified through research and practice.
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. 27, 2019 10:18 am
At the corner of art and solidarity: ‘Sanctuary City, Sanctuary Neighborhood’ mural to be unveiled today
The mural at 5th and Huntingdon — which will be dedicated today at noon — is a collaboration between artists Ian Pierce and Betsy Casañas. It is also a celebration of community and of the rich Latinx tradition of political art.
Mar. 8, 2019 11:10 am
The films in the series from University of Pennsylvania-based nonprofit Slought prompt conversation about issues in Philadelphia and globally: "Film has the capacity to be radically inclusive."