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The Knight Arts program is now seeking grant opportunities in Philadelphia that can create transformational change through artistic excellence and collective cultural experiences. If you’re interested in learning more about working with Knight in the arts, please contact Philadelphia Program Director Donna Frisby-Greenwood.

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Keith Crowley at Tiger Strikes Asteroid provides a step into a hazy world that breathes uneasily between the snap of a shutter and the stroke of a brush. For his show “Unseen,” Crowley provides a mere five paintings, which prove to open themselves up to the viewer with seemingly endless depth. Indeed, as the viewer […]

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By Sarah Braverman, Fringe Arts FringeArts is committed to celebrate new and emerging art ideas, to reveal what is yet to be discovered, to challenge expectations, and to support artists while serving our city as a cultural hub. We’re excited to share the news that WetLand presents the opportunity to serve Philadelphia as an educational […]

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Chunky bubble letters reading “ginuwine” — in quoation marks — offer the best overall synopsis of the “Art ‘N’ Skate Zone” at Space 1026. The paint looks lifted straight from a box car or a rusty bridge abutment, and the curved surface it’s on might make a great ramp if it weren’t hugging the wall […]

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By Avery Maehrer, Philadelphia Film Society Joe Lee was horrified to make the call. An idea had sprung in his head for a documentary about Sue and Ron Witman, whose family made headlines after their son was found guilty of brutally killing his younger brother. But for Lee’s vision to come to fruition, he had […]

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Sundance Institute Feature Film Program via YouTube By Alexandra Codina Recently, the Sundance Institute brought its New Frontier Flash Lab to South Florida to explore ways to cultivate stories at the convergence of art and technology. I knew that Sundance coming to town would be good for Miami, but ultimately I didn’t know what to […]

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Although most of Napoleon is centered on a single installation this March, the breadth and depth of Alexis Nutini’s show “Chrysalis” is quite staggering, both visually and functionally. One side of the gallery provides a home for the immersive installation “Corner,” while the opposing wall possesses merely a single print. There is no doubt that […]

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By Bill Powell, Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Imagination games were the first seeds which spread throughout the eighty one sites in Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation (PPR)  afterschool programs.  Watching the children interact with one another in a series of three to five minute games quickly led to laughter, movement & unexpected quirks and twists that […]

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Photography, drawing and landscape representation take a turn for the abstract at Grizzly Grizzly through March. Victoria Burge and Millee Tibbs present the two-person show, “Extending in Both Directions,” with the subtle yet confident works that either distort our view of nature or slyly connect the dots of our subconscious to evoke form from thin […]

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By Andrew Simonet, Artists U I’m a choreographer. And I run a program called Artists U, a grassroots, artist-run planning program. And I have two sons. So I started an Artists Raising Kids project. The Artists Raising Kids Compendium is a collection thoughts and tactics from artist parents. We surveyed 130 artist parents, interviewed a group […]

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Nose in a phone, mind drifting toward the next destination or an encroaching deadline – we are so often caught up in our own narratives and schedules that we scarcely take the time to be present now or observant of our surroundings. Add to this the fact that the music often playing in stores, lobbies […]

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