Pew Fellow, 1998
Bobby Zankel is a musician and a 1996 Pew Fellow.
A weeklong series honored the prolific composer’s 75th birthday with concerts, lectures, and workshops.
This is Nigerian-born, London-based Yinka Shonibare’s first major Philadelphia exhibition since his artist residency at the Fabric Workshop and Museum in 2004.
A program of Philadelphia University, The Design Center presents exhibitions, tours, programs, college courses, and special events that demonstrate how design shapes everyday life.
The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia opened to the public in 1954 and is located in the former home of brothers Philip and Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach, international dealers in rare books, manuscripts, and fine and decorative arts.
When asked about his sense of ethical responsibility in creating work, Whit MacLaughlin of New Paradise Laboratories responded with a reflection on his place in the performance world.
Montgomery County Community College presented a series of concerts and programs focusing on the Afro-Cuban influence in jazz.
The Barnes Foundation presented a major exhibition of work by Nigerian-born, London-based artist Yinka Shonibare, including a new commission, plus works of sculpture, photography, painting, and installation.
A multimedia exhibition exploring the history and impact of the Great Migration (1916–30) on Philadelphia, when blacks fled the South for economic opportunities in the Northern states.
Eric Jacobsen, a conductor and cellist hailed by The New York Times as “an interpretive dynamo,” has built a reputation for engaging audiences with innovative and collaborative projects. In 2015, Jacobsen served as a Performance LOI panelist.
Coming up in May, take part in multidisciplinary Center-funded installations and participatory events that consider representations of Philadelphia through monumental public art, a community’s and artist’s response to the loss of a school, and the intersections of historical and theatrical storytelling.
Lee is the publisher at Corollary Press and author of the poetry collections Underground National, That Gorgeous Feeling, and Solar Maximum, forthcoming from Futurepoem Press.