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Cedar Park: Music Program Proves Instrumental to Young Students

Cedar Park: Music Program Proves Instrumental to Young Students

The major budget cuts the School District of Philadelphia had to endure had a direct impact on music and art programs throughout the schools. Established in 2011 at St. Francis… Read More

Philly Area: Radio Show Distributes Donated Bikes to Underprivileged Kids

Philly Area: Radio Show Distributes Donated Bikes to Underprivileged Kids

Santa isn’t the only thing that’s big this holiday season. Wired 96.5, an FM radio station in the Philadelphia market, is preparing for its 2nd annual Big Philly Show Bike… Read More

South Philly: Burlesque Dancers Work Hard Because ‘Rhinestones Ain’t Cheap’

South Philly: Burlesque Dancers Work Hard Because ‘Rhinestones Ain’t Cheap’

Behind the scenes of a burlesque show is a performance of its own. Thirty minutes before showtime, beers were being slugged backstage straight from the can. The conversation circulated around who was going… Read More

Old City: Painted Bride Art Center Engages The Arts

Old City: Painted Bride Art Center Engages The Arts

For Gary Dann, a professional drummer and the owner of The Boom Room music studio in Fishtown, Painted Bride Art Center is as a place that believes in the artistic… Read More

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West Kensington: Street Art Adds Vibrance to Neighborhood

West Kensington: Street Art Adds Vibrance to Neighborhood

“No sense caring about it,” said Richard Connon, owner of Richard’s Bike Shop on Kensington Avenue at Lehigh Avenue. “I can’t do nothin’ about it.… Read More

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Olde Kensington: Pig Iron Encourages Students to Find Individual Artistic Vision

Olde Kensington: Pig Iron Encourages Students to Find Individual Artistic Vision

The Pig Iron Theatre Company, founded in 1995, has since its inception created over two dozen original works. In 2011, the Pig Iron Theatre Company… Read More

Fishtown: A Haven for Female Musicians

Fishtown: A Haven for Female Musicians

Tucked away on Frankford Avenue, there is a movement growing where girls can tune their guitars as well as tune up their girl power. Girls… Read More

Germantown: Mt. Airy Art Garage Integrates Artists & Community

Germantown: Mt. Airy Art Garage Integrates Artists & Community

This September makes five years that Mt. Airy Art Garage has brought artists out of isolation… Read More

Chestnut Hill: Theater Treats Community to Spooky Tales and Mystery Magic

Chestnut Hill: Theater Treats Community to Spooky Tales and Mystery Magic

A theater in Chestnut Hill, tucked behind a long driveway off of Germantown Avenue, has… Read More

Olde Kensington: Andrew Ha Pursues Two Passions in the Heart of Philadelphia

Olde Kensington: Andrew Ha Pursues Two Passions in the Heart of Philadelphia

Andrew Ha describes his relationship with music as a marriage, but it’s not his only… Read More

Old City: Arch Enemy Arts Stands Out

Old City: Arch Enemy Arts Stands Out

Arch Enemy Arts isn’t the typical gallery that one would find in Old City, Philadelphia.… Read More

Old City: Leyna Schaeffer Brings a New View to Yoga

Old City: Leyna Schaeffer Brings a New View to Yoga

Most people associate yoga with a squishy mat, hands and feet pressed firmly onto the… Read More

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