CultureWire

CultureWire is the Alliance's blog for arts & culture news, resources, opportunities and more. Get the best of CultureWire in your inbox quarterly by opting in to receive newsletters in your philaculture account settings. 

Let Us Capture You at the PIFA Street Fair!

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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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Shoppers Surprised by Random Act of Culture

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11/05/10

On Saturday, October 30th, 2010, the Opera Company of Philadelphia kicked off National Opera Week by partnering with John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Macy’s to produce one of Knight Foundation’s “Random Acts of Culture” on a grand scale in Philadelphia.

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Pennsylvania's Gubernatorial Candidates Release Arts & Culture Platforms

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10/13/10

Only 17 days remain before the polls open in Pennsylvania on November 2 for the 2010 midterm elections.

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How many arts & cultural organizations are there in the Philadelphia Region? LOTS.

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Nick Crosson
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10/12/10

What's the total number of arts and cultural organizations in Greater Philadelphia? Are there more than there used to be? Is it getting a little too crowded?

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Cutural Alliance partners with Art-Reach to promote accessibility calendar in new commercial

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10/09/10

The Cultural Alliance, in partnership with Art-Reach, has produced a new 30-second commercial highlighting programmatically accessible cultural events in the region available through Phillyfunguide.com.

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Decision 2010: Stay Informed!

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09/16/10

The 2008 presidential election blew through Pennsylvania with a whirlwind of momentum. While 2010's round of elections haven't garnered the same kind of attention by the press, the implications are just as important for the collective of arts and cultural organizations and the communities they serve.

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Health Care Reform: What it means for you.

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09/16/10

On September 14 the Cultural Alliance in partnership with Gallagher Benefit Services hosted an informational meeting on Health Care Reform and its impact on our member institutions, cultural sector employees and the nonprofit community. You can learn more about Health Care Reform's impact by downloading the presentation and FAQ document.

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