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Submit Your Funsavers Offers for the 2018 PNC Arts Alive Holiday Spectacular

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Frances Ellison
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10/16/18

The holidays are right around the corner and that means the PNC Arts Alive Holiday Spectacular is BACK! Last year's’\ promotion was incredibly successful and we hope that this year will be even bigger and better! Phillyfunguide and Funsavers will be featuring holiday events from November 2, 2018 through January 1, 2019 and will highlight amazing Funsavers deals (not just holiday events) and other holiday activities. Participation in the Holiday Spectacular is open to all Cultural Alliance member organizations, as well as non-members (fees will apply for non-members).

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative Update

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Michael Norris
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10/16/18

Launched at our 2016 Annual Meeting, the Cultural Alliance’s DEI Initiative is working to make the cultural sector--and the Alliance itself--more diverse, equitable and inclusive. At the core of the initiative are the 50+ members of our DEI Affinity Group, who are volunteering their time to shape, inform and guide this work and ensure it reflects the needs of our members.

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New Member Spotlight: Welcome, Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts!

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Lauren Gilmore
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10/12/18

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts (PCC) has a rich 53 year history in the Philadelphia jazz community.  The PCC is a cultural organization dedicated to preserving and celebrating the legacy of jazz, primarily through music education, public performance, and talent development.  Having educated over 50,000 students in its 23-year history on the Avenue of the Arts, the PCC has sent some of its students to Berklee College of Music and across the U.S. to perform among some of the nation’s most skilled musicians through the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Learn more about them and their exciting PNC Arts Alive Jazz Cultural Voices a series of concerts and educational activities happening this season by checking out the blog!

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Meet an Alliancer: Kristen Vinh

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Kristen Vinh
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09/14/18

Ever wondered what it's like to work at the Cultural Alliance? We'll introduce you to members of our staff! This month the spotlight is on Kristen Vinh, our strategic communications manager!

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Attend PANO’s Inclusion by Design 2.0: Our Collective Mosaic Conference

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09/14/18

Alliance for Nonprofit Resources, the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) are partnering once again for their 2018 Collaborative Conference Inclusion by Design 2.0: Our Collective Mosaic - on October 4 and 5 in State College, PA.

Cultural Alliance members receive a special discount rate: register at the conference's member rate and be sure to mention the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance in the “How did you find out about this” field. Register today!

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New Member Spotlight: Welcome, Metropolitan Ballet Company!

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Lauren Gilmore
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09/11/18
Founded in 1996, Metropolitan Ballet Academy and Company is a school of classical ballet with an affiliated nonprofit, pre-professional performing company. Located in Jenkintown and serving the greater Philadelphia area, Metropolitan Ballet’s training program teaches over 400 students ages 3-adult and nurtures those students who wish to pursue a career in dance. Its community outreach programs bring high quality dance performances to more than 10,000 people annually, and uses movement to teach math and literacy skills in Philadelphia public school classrooms through its innovative Kinetic Literacy Program. Read more about the Cultural Alliance’s new member on our blog.
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Congrats to the 2018 Bloomberg Arts Internship Philadelphia Participants

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Anne Marie Rhoades
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08/09/18

Fifty rising high school seniors completed on Friday, August 10, the 2018 Bloomberg Arts Internship (BAI) with an event at the National Museum of American Jewish History. BAI, a Cultural Alliance program generously funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, places 50 public high school students at arts and culture organizations ranging from Academy of Natural Sciences to the Village of Arts and Humanities for a professional experience like no other.

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ELC Happy Hour at Balcony Bar

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08/09/18

 

Join the Emerging Leaders Circle of the Cultural Cabinet for a special happy hour in celebration of Center City Sips on August 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Balcony Bar located at The Kimmel Center. 

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Meet an Alliancer: Lauren Gilmore

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08/09/18

Ever wondered what it's like to work at the Cultural Alliance? We'll introduce you to members of our staff! This month the spotlight is on Lauren Gilmore, our manager of membership and administration! 

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The 2018 Memberships & Subscriptions Promotion Is Accepting Submissions!

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Frances Ellison
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08/09/18

The Memberships and Subscriptions Promotion presented by PNC Arts Alive is back! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity for your organization to sell a membership or subscription for a discounted price--anywhere from 35-50% off! Your offers will be emailed to our dedicated Funsavers user list of over 120,000 subscribers every Tuesday for six weeks and will be featured on the Phillyfunguide homepage throughout the promotion. The promotion will run for six weeks beginning Monday, September 10, 2018 and ending on Sunday, October 15, 2018.

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