Pew Fellow, 1997
Over the course of his 30-year career, percussionist and 2000 Pew Fellow Pablo Batista has performed, recorded, and toured with a range of leading jazz, R&B, Latin, pop, and gospel artists including Bono, George Howard, Alicia Keyes, Gerald Levert, Jeffrey Osborne, Eddie Palmieri, Teddy Pendergrass, Diane Reeves, Grover Washington, Jr., Musiq, Manny Oquendo’s Conjunto Libre, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Ralph Rugoff is director of the Hayward Gallery at the Southbank Centre in London.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2014 grants in support of Philadelphia’s arts and cultural community today. They include 12 new Pew Fellowships of $60,000 each, 35 project grants in amounts up to $300,000, and two Advancement grants of $500,000 each.
Pew Fellow Paul Swenback developed a fascination with the macabre and occult at an early age, which has filtered into his idiosyncratic sculptures, paintings, photographs, and installations.
An urban performing arts center on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, the Annenberg Center presents touring theater, jazz, and world music.
We speak to Mary Lattimore, a classically trained harpist who incorporates experimental techniques and technologies into her music.
Bryn Mawr College’s retrospective introduced local audiences to Rethorst’s work and featured a series of public events, all of which provided unique windows into Rethorst’s methodology.
Theatre Exile produces risky and challenging plays that contain a sense of grit and passion.
Swenbeck is a 2013 Pew Fellow and visual artist, and his fascination with the macabre has filtered into his idiosyncratic sculptures, paintings, photographs, and installations.
The artistic leadership of Pig Iron’s School for Advanced Performance Training developed evaluation methods and procedures to assess the school’s effectiveness in preparing alumni for professional careers.
Claudia Rankine is the author of four collections of poetry, including Don’t Let Me Be Lonely and Nothing in Nature is Private, which received the Cleveland State Poetry Prize.
Pig Iron Theatre Company presents an in-progress showing of its symphonic theater work A Period of Animate Existence, ahead of its September 2017 premiere.