Pew Fellow, 2000
Folk and Traditional Arts
As part of her Carnegie International project, Zoe Strauss is taking portraits of the residents of Homestead, PA. Plus, news on Brian Phillips, Frank Sherlock, Kinan Abou-Afach, Matthew Cox, Jay Kirk, and more.
As part of its Then and Now: Jazz Cubano series, Montgomery County Community College’s Lively Arts Series hosts the Omar Sosa Afri-Lectric Experience.
Daniel Bernard Roumain is a composer, violinist, and bandleader who combines his classical training with hip-hop and Haitian influences.
British jazz drummer Steve Noble and experimental guitarist-composer Stephen O’Malley will perform together in their North American debut.
We asked MacArthur award-winning saxophonist and composer Ken Vandermark a deceptively simple question: Is jazz dead?
Jamillah James is assistant curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.
The granddaughter of a Cuban composer, Venissa Santí (Pew Fellow, 2008) moved to Philadelphia when she was 17 and became a trained vocalist with classical- and jazz-based technique.
Relâche is a new music ensemble whose unique sound includes flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, piano, percussion, viola, and bass.
Two of India’s preeminent artists, Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna and bharata natyam dancer Priyadarsini Govind, will fuse classical South Indian music and dance in a world premiere that is the culmination of a two-year artistic collaboration, and is inspired by themes of liberty and freedom drawn from Philadelphia’s history.
The Wagner Free Institute of Science is is a natural history museum dedicated to providing free public education in science.
This exhibition, the first major survey of Kasten’s work, broadly situates her legacy in relationship to contemporary art, beyond a strictly photographic history.
In 1996 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 28 dance and theater organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.