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Kensington: After-School Program Allows For A Comeback In The Arts

Kensington: After-School Program Allows For A Comeback In The Arts

After the school day was over at John Moffet Elementary, eager students sat attentively in an auditorium holding a tabla (“hand drum”) in one arm while rhythmically tapping with the other. With the help of Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture, Moffet has been able to maintain an after-school program that focuses on enriching students through art […]

 

Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Five People Making a Difference

Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill: Five People Making a Difference

There are many nonprofits, charities and other organizations in the Spruce Hill and Walnut Hill neighborhoods. These organizations often provide something that the neighborhood itself is lacking: education about crucial topics, an outlet that can scarcely be found elsewhere, or aid for people who are too often overlooked. Here are five people who work in […]

 By Ashley Hall and Ashley Nguyen

South Philadelphia: Music in the Classroom

South Philadelphia: Music in the Classroom

Room 107 of George W. Nebinger School almost always brims with noise – and last Wednesday was no different. “Great big house in New Orleans, 40 stories high,” a group of students sang, their pitches and enthusiasm levels varied. “Every room that I been in’s filled with pumpkin pie.” A few stray eyes diverted their […]