Rudolf Staffel (1911–2002) was a ceramist and a 1996 Pew Fellow.
In order to examine the difficult topic of addiction and its consequences, Pushers uses celebrity culture as its lens, as a way to connect with West Philadelphia youth and encourage them to share their own experiences.
In conjunction with it’s ongoing exhibition, the Library Company presents a performance of Pablo Batista’s performance work El Viaje.
Winner of two ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming, the Crossing is a professional contemporary chamber choir conducted by Donald Nally.
Lance Fung has worked as an independent curator since 2005, realizing innovative projects in China, Finland, Italy, and the United States.
Harold Wolpert is the managing director of Roundabout Theatre Company in New York City.
Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier takes his Center-supported autobiographical dance, The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance, to Chicago.
Rainey has performed with companies such as Dance Theatre of Harlem and Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre, and he was a soloist with Pennsylvania Ballet from 1999–2006.
In this month’s Pew Fellows news highlights, novelist Beth Kephart describes seeing the landscape of her unwritten novel through the eyes of videographer Lori Waselchuk. Composer Bhob Rainey makes music out of squid neurons and mathematical formulas, and poet Major Jackson discusses the simple act of paying attention.
As a presenting arts organization, the Painted Bride offers a wide range of work in music, dance, spoken word, and theater.
Fall begins with a lively schedule of Center-funded projects, including ambitious artistic collaborations, performance premieres, exhibition openings, and experimental installations.
Over the course of its 2013–14 and 2014–15 seasons, Tempesta di Mare will present a concert series of French baroque orchestral music played on period-specific instruments.