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Philly Natives Patti LaBelle, Gamble & Huff to Receive Marian Anderson Award

Mayor Jim Kenney announced today that Patti LaBelle and Gamble & Huff will receive this year’s Marian Anderson Award. This is the first time since 2008 when Maya Angelou and […]

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2015 Marian Anderson Award

The 2015 Marian Anderson Award was held last night at the Kimmel Center. Wynton Marsalis — trumpeter, composer, teacher, music educator, and artistic director of […]

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2014 Marian Anderson Awards Gala Honoring Jon Bon Jovi

On Tuesday night, a who’s-who of Philadelphia turned out to honor rock star Jon Bon Jovi for his charity and philanthropic work. The Marian Anderson Award […]

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Philly Opera Legend Marian Anderson’s Dress Goes on View in D.C.

A historic gown worn by Philly opera legend Marian Anderson is on display for the first time at the Smithsonian‘s National Museum of African American […]

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2013 Marian Anderson Award Given to Berry Gordy at the Kimmel Center

The 2013 Marian Anderson Award was held last night at the Kimmel Center. Motown founder Berry Gordy was this year’s recipient. Major performers such as […]

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James Earl Jones Honored at Marian Anderson Awards Gala

Last night a who’s who of Philadelphia turned out to honor James Earl Jones as he received the 2012 Marian Anderson Award. Jones has been […]