Art for Change: The Prankster

Rose Luardo, performer, dancer, visual artist and comedian shuns stereotypes in pursuit of art that’s both thoroughly provoking and totally fun

By Logan Cryer

Critical Race Theatre

Former Roots Crew member Dice Raw first made his name chronicling his Philadelphia history through music. Now, as head of Philly’s legendary New Freedom Theatre, he’s telling the stories of Black Americans throughout all our history

By James Peterson

Philadelphia Black History Month All Stars 2023

All-Star #5: John Trusty Gibson

By Michael Eric Dyson

Citizen of the Week: Christine Rouse

Sixteen percent of Philadelphians have a disability. The founder and leader of Acting Without Boundaries puts those who love to act on stage

By Lisa Bryant

Winter in Philadelphia

Everything you need to know about celebrating the winter holidays in Philadelphia.

By Lauren McCutcheon

Art for Change: The Collaborator

Nia Benjamin makes experimental theater that’s not just experimenting on stage — it’s also experimenting with the process itself, allowing for collaboration and room to breathe

By Logan Cryer

The (Vote) Play’s The (Vote) Thing

PA Youth Vote and activist theater company Just Act are using drama to activate the newest generation of voters. What can we learn from them on Voter Registration Day?

By Sarah Jordan

Art for Change: The Teaching Artist

The next in a series with Forman Arts Initiative, actor, writer and educator Camille Young uses her voice to celebrate others — especially Black femme artists — and her classroom to help young people celebrate themselves.

By Morgan Nitz