Arts & Entertainment: Budget Cuts To NEA Affect Public Arts Programing In Philadelphia

Arts & Entertainment: Budget Cuts To NEA Affect Public Arts Programing In Philadelphia

Celeste DiNucci remembers exactly where she was and what she was doing during the early hours of morning when she and the rest of the public arts world found out that President Donald Trump announced his 2018 fiscal year Budget Blueprint plan, which proposed the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). “I remember […]

 

Education: Young Playwrights’ Program Puts Spotlight on Student Voices

Education: Young Playwrights’ Program Puts Spotlight on Student Voices

Anthony Martinez-Briggs, 25, is a teaching artist at the Philadelphia Young Playwrights. He is a co-founder of the grassroots organization “I Love Living,” which stems from the local hip-hop band Ill Doots. He also teaches classes through the Arden Theatre Company, InterAct Theatre Company, and will soon start teaching for the Wilma Theater. These organizations […]

 By Kelsey McDowell

Hunting Park: Philadelphia Young Playwrights Bring the Arts into Schools

Hunting Park: Philadelphia Young Playwrights Bring the Arts into Schools

Philadelphia Young Playwrights has a mission. That mission is to bring the arts into the schools of Philadelphia and to “tap the potential of youth and inspire learning through playwriting.” At Morrison Elementary, they are doing just that. Ilene Poses is a special education teacher at Morrison and has been working with members of the […]