Pew Fellow, 2000
Folk and Traditional Arts
Founded in Philadelphia in 1980, Piffaro performs 15th- through 17th-century music.
This interpretive, multi-media installation will combine science, history, and design in the creation of a site-specific, 530-square-foot living freshwater mussels enclave that will inspire visitors to discover and connect with the Schuylkill River’s rich habitat, while developing an appreciation for the importance of environmental protection.
Fritz Dietel’s (Pew Fellow, 2007) inspiration comes from observation of botanic and aquatic natural forms. His pieces, quite labor-intensive, are mainly constructed from strips and shards of band-sawed wood.
Jan Yager is a visual artist and a 2003 Pew Fellow.
Christopher Eamon is an independent curator and authority on contemporary film and video art.
WXPN continues their Zydeco Crossroads project with this free concert featuring two prominent Zydeco musicians.
An experimental choreographer, Bel provokes his audiences with witty, cerebral presentations that pose questions about virtuosity and the nature of dance.
Founded in 1969, Kùlú Mèlé African Dance and Drum Ensemble seeks to preserve, present, and build upon the dance and music of Africa and the African Diaspora.
Ars Nova Workshop, a free jazz and experimental music presenter, has programmed nearly 500 events since 2000, often in atypical settings.
We speak to Mary Lattimore, a classically trained harpist who incorporates experimental techniques and technologies into her music.
Shawn McBride is a writer and a 2005 Pew Fellow.
Jorge Valdivia is the Director of Performing Arts at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago, IL. He served as a Center management panelist in 2011.