Art for Change: The R&B Eclectic

The next in a series with the Forman Arts Initiative profiles Suzanne Sheer, the singer, songwriter and Khemist collaborator who is taking over the city with her new album, The Blue Hour

By Morgan Nitz

The Citizen Recommends: Make The World Better Fundraiser Concert

Japanese Breakfast headlines the event to support Connor Barwin’s parks nonprofit, now run by former first son Jesse Rendell

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Spectacular Philly Hip-Hop Artist You Never Heard of

Logan-born poet / musician Khemist is one of the most gifted artists Philly has produced this century. We just don’t know it yet.

By James Peterson

Generation Change Philly: The Do-Good Music Impresario

Greg Seltzer, attorney and founder of Philly Music Fest, uses his business savvy and personal passion to help current and future generations of local musicians thrive.

By Sarah Jordan

The Other Music Lessons

Project 440, founded by a Philadelphia Orchestra bassist, transforms high school musicians into community-minded entrepreneurs

By Natalie Pompilio

The Citizen Recommends: Vaginas In Concert

Artist Althea Rao’s collaborative “Vagina Chorus” seeks to open minds and change attitudes about women’s bodies. Catch it Friday at the Barnes.

By Sarah Jordan

Citizens of The Week: Stephen Piner and Jamir Shaw

The Philly natives’ Dope Shows isn’t just changing the music and performance industry—it’s also building community and helping Philly youth

By Nick Fiorellini

Business For Good: REC Philly Revisited

The local biz goes beyond your typical co-working space, to really help creatives thrive. Up next? A potential expansion to other cities.

By Courtney DuChene