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I ♥ the Arts Takes off at PIFA Street Fair

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Nancy DeLucia
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05/13/11

We set up a table, dressed up in berets and mustaches, recruited a charming young photographer, Lucas Leyden, to take photos for us and spent the day at PIFA’s Street Fair asking people to tell us why they love arts and culture.

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Philadelphia to hold final public forums for city's comprehensive strategic plan, "Philadelphia 2035"

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04/14/11

The City of Philadelphia will be holding public forums to discuss their long term strategic plan for the city, Philadelphia 2035, on April 21 and April 26. Philadelphia 2035 is a 25 year comprehensive plan for the city of constructed by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission with input from a wide array of City and associated agencies.

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Phillyfunguide Announces the Winner of the Gallery Night Audience Poll!

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04/18/11

Phillyfunguide, with support from PNC Arts Alive, today announced the winner of their audience choice poll for the PIFA Gallery Night, which took place last Friday, April 15. Through the PNC Arts Alive Audience Choice Poll, gallery supporters voted for their favorite gallery on Phillyfunguide.com, hoping their choice would receive the most votes and receive up to $1,900 worth of advertising for upcoming exhibitions.

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Advocacy Update: The First Batch of Cards Makes It to Harrisburg

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Karim Olaechea
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04/13/11

What Will You Do to Keep 62K Jobs in Pennsylvania? This is the question that thousands of citizens are asking legislators this budget season through a postcard and online petition campaign organized by the Cultural Alliance.

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National Arts Advocacy Day 2011 in Washington, D.C. & Bucks County!

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Sara Cederberg
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04/13/11

There's never a dull moment in arts advocacy. This month, the Cultural Alliance joined arts leaders in Washington, D.C. and Bucks County to learn about communicating with legislators and making the case for our sector.

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Let Us Capture You at the PIFA Street Fair!

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By
Nancy DeLucia
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04/13/11

Ooh la la! Come visit us at the PIFA Street Fair on Saturday, April 30th. The Avenue of the Arts will be transformed into a Parisian festival, and Cultural Alliance staff will become the cast of L’Alliance Culturelle at our table on the west side of Broad Street between Walnut and Locust. Look for our berets, striped shirts and distinctive mustaches as we reach out from our booth to capture photos of festival goers extolling whythey love the arts.

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"Philadelphia: The Great Experiment" Documentary to Air Commercial Free on 6 ABC

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Karim Olaechea
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04/12/11

Check out the first episode of Philadelphia: The Great Experiment, a new documentary that covers four centuries of city history. The pilot airs on Tuesday, April 26th at 7:30 PM on 6abc/WPVI-TV.

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Advocacy Days

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03/14/11

Pick one of two ways to join your peers in honor of National Arts Advocacy Day.

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Project Stream Grant Recipients Honored at Feb. 15 Award Ceremony

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Karim Olaechea
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02/16/11

On Tuesday, February 15, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance and PECO honored forty nonprofit arts groups, and distributed more than $95,000 in Project Stream grants at an award ceremony at PECO Energy Hall. Speakers at the event included Jeff Gordon of PECO and Cultural Alliance President Tom Kaiden.

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