Cultural Engagement

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Posted July 30, 2014
Shakespeare in Clark Park always delivers, and this year it’s taking it up a notch with a 100-person outdoor battle scene.
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Posted July 28, 2014
Always on the cutting-edge and ready to try something different, FringeArts has announced the lineup for the 2014 Neighborhood Fringe.
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Posted July 21, 2014
Donate your wheels for local students working with Philadelphia Young Playwrights this summer to create an experimental piece of theatre.
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Posted July 19, 2014
People's Emergency Center (PEC) is hosting this family-friendly, free event today, July 19th, starting at noon.
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Posted July 15, 2014
Philadelphia LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) just released a Request for Proposals to fund up to 8 creative placemaking projects in West and North Eastern Philadelphia, with grants of up to $7,500 each. The deadline to apply is September 5, 2014.
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Posted July 15, 2014
Starting tomorrow over 500 teens will take over Philly, for a four day long poetry festival, starting Wednesday, July 16, experience the best young poets flexing their voices, during Brave New Voices International Poetry Slam.
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Posted July 11, 2014
Come have a drink with the GroundSwell team at The PHS Pop-Up Garden. Enjoy an evening in the garden with other members of the community as we celebrate arts and culture. Summer in the city has never looked better!
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Posted July 10, 2014
After a long wait, the PHS Pop Up Garden is now open and GroundSwell is taking over for an evening of celebration!
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Posted July 9, 2014
Yesterday, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia announced their newest initiative to bring Bikeways to South Philly making the neighborhood streets more walkable, bikable and overall enjoyable.
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Posted July 7, 2014
Philly Play, a program initiated by City Council to help promote play to young children and provide access to healthy, active play activities to families across the city, has a new summer challenge: Pop-Up plays.
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Posted July 3, 2014
When it's this hot outside, it's tempting to just lock yourself inside and crank up the AC. But while the weather is steaming, Greater Philly is teeming with events and attractions that make it worth braving the heat, and Phillyfunguide.com is your go-to online calendar to find them all.
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Posted July 3, 2014
We wouldn't want you to skip out on fireworks and barbecues, but we'd be remiss if we didn't let you know how the region's cultural organizations are celebrating Independence Day! Check out some arts and culture between your first and fourth hotdog. Here are our top picks, via Phillyfunguide.
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Posted July 2, 2014
Yesterday morning, ArtPlace America announced $14.7 million in 55 grants to creative placemaking projects.
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Posted July 1, 2014
Next time you hop on a SEPTA bus, you may just be visiting Philly's newest museum.
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Posted June 30, 2014
This week's featured member is Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas Inc.!
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Posted June 30, 2014
1.5 million Philadelphians will be represented on stage this September during the 2014 Fringe Festival in the interactive theater piece, "100% Philadelphia."
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Posted June 29, 2014
As part of Wawa Welcome America! Festival, Mural Arts Program is hosting a community paint day in the Mantua section of Philadelphia.
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Posted June 24, 2014
The Free Library of Philadelphia's new Culinary Literacy Center not only teaches cooking skills, but also helps improve reading, math, and science skills.
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Posted June 24, 2014
As reported by the Philadelphia Business Journal yesterday, a study by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of National Travel and Tourism has cited Philadelphia as the 13th most visited city in the U.S., up one spot from last year!
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