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For 11-year-old Andrew Sholl, who relies on licensed caregivers like his mom, life in the pandemic is especially challenging. (Photo courtesy of Maryanne Sholl.)

Witnessing the Impact: How does the pandemic affect disabled people and their caregivers?

One minute at a time

BSR is partnering with the Witnessing the Impact of COVID-19 in Disabled People’s Lives archive project. This story by journalist David Block spotlights people who rely on caregivers in their daily lives.
David Block

David Block

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Gregg Whiteside has left the mic at WRTI. (Image via PxHere.com.)

After longtime classical host Gregg Whiteside leaves WRTI, questions remain

Why the radio silence?

After a surprise announcement last month, longtime WRTI classical-music host Gregg Whiteside’s departure from the station has drawn a notable silence. Meg Ryan looks closer.
Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan

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A beneficiary of the Cultural Fund: Theatre in the X’s 2019 production of ‘The Beast of Nubia.’ (Photo by Johanna Austin.)

City Councilmember Isaiah Thomas launches the Philadelphia Arts and Culture Task Force

Will a new task force give arts leaders a voice in future city budgets?

Following a successful citywide fight to restore some of the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, City Councilmember Isaiah Thomas helms a new task force to boost the arts sector in future. He spoke with Camille Bacon-Smith about what’s next.
Camille Bacon-Smith

Camille Bacon-Smith

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