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Philly Gets New Youth Poet Laureate in Soledad Alfaro-Allah

Soledad Alfaro-Allah was named Philly’s second youth poet laureate at a ceremony this afternoon at City Hall. Alfaro-Allah, a student at  Science Leadership Academy, was […]

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PIFA Returning in 2015

Not a lot of details yet, but just got word that the Kimmel Center has announced the dates for its 2015 Philadelphia International Festival of […]

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Helen Haynes Named Philadelphia Chief Cultural Officer

Helen Haynes, director of cultural affairs at Montgomery County Community College, has been named by Mayor Nutter as the chief cultural officer in the City’s Office […]

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BUY THIS: Local Bird Mobile Designer Branches Out to Hipstakatz

Philadelphia artist Michael Fulkerson was teaching sewing classes at a now-shuttered fabric store.  The project?  Make your own cat toys. Little did he know that […]

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14 Philadelphia Schools Awarded Arts Grants

The Picasso Project, a Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) foundation that provides “mini-grants” to schools with limited arts budgets, has divvied out $60,000 in […]

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PHOTOS: The Opera Version of Brokeback Mountain

Out has some first-look photos of composer Charles Wuorinen and writer Annie Proulx’s Brokeback Mountain opera that’s opening in Madrid on Jan. 28 at the Teatro […]

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Two Philly LGBT Theater Troupes Receive Big Arts Grants

Christmas came early (late?) for a few arty Philly folks last night, when the Cultural Alliance doled out $90,000 in grants to 62 arts groups […]