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A balcony shot of the orchestra inside a church, wearing all black on a stage. A camera person records between the audience

Tempesta di Mare presents On Tour from Dresden

20 years a tempo and counting

Gail Obenreder looks at Tempesta di Mare as they celebrate their 20th anniversary and debut On Tour from Dresden, a film about their March 2022 Germany tour.
Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder

Profiles 4 minute read
A black and white portrait headshot of Ochoa, a brick wall serves as the backdrop.

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and guiding the next generation of dancers

Choreographing mentorship

Choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa talks with Camille Bacon-Smith about returning to the stage as a mentor for this year’s BalletX choreographic fellow Tsai Hsi Hung.
Camille Bacon-Smith

Camille Bacon-Smith

Profiles 3 minute read
Heifetz stands in front of door outside, magic hour light tints his multicolored button up.

Elliah Heifetz presents First Generation American

Folk music for the modern age

Elliah Heifetz skillfully satirizes what it means to be an American in his modern folk album First Generation American. Blair Krassen previews.
Blair Krassen

Blair Krassen

Profiles 4 minute read
Two dance in a dim room, neon lights outside the window. The man is in loungewear, the woman wears a leopard print dress

Lightbox Film Center and the importance of film preservation

Reviving films and preserving their history

The center’s new preservation program kicks off with the premiere of a never-before-seen cut of Wayne Wang’s Life is Cheap…But Toilet Paper Is Expensive. KC Wingert profiles.
KC Wingert

KC Wingert

Profiles 2 minute read
Ishii wears a black and white striped dress, hands folded, sitting in a chair, facing the cam for a portrait.

Spotlighting the Philly creative scene with Anne Ishii

The art of moving and making

Anne Ishii talks hosting the new season of WHYY’s Movers & Makers, translating bara manga, and the power of art that takes its time. Crystal Sparrow profiles.
Crystal Sparrow

Crystal Sparrow

Profiles 3 minute read
A painting of a home, single story with a chimney and walkway, trees and grass impressioned with varied greens.

Painting a new sense of home with artist Erica Harney

Inspiration for the bigger picture

Fine artist and scenic painter Erica Harney digs into a creative life centered around home with paintings of Lansdowne. Dara McBride profiles.

Dara McBride

Profiles 2 minute read
A black and white photo of Krzywicki, in all black, his arms and hands out as he conducts soprano Kidwell in front of him

Honoring Jan Krzywicki as a composer, conductor, and teacher

Thirty years of contributions to the community

Network for New Music is honoring Jan Krzywicki, its ensemble conductor for more than 30 years, for his many contributions to the New Music community. David W. Webber profiles.
David W. Webber

David W. Webber

Profiles 2 minute read
Four children/young adults in a studio. 2 play guitar, two hold mics. Camera equipment pointing at the guitar players

Music and mentorship to shape youth with Beyond the Bars

Starting off on a good note

The student-driven music and career skills program is solving systemic problems with systemic solutions as it helps youth and young adults in the community. Christina Anthony profiles.
Christina Anthony

Christina Anthony

Profiles 2 minute read
Pastan poses for an author photo, a window behind her casting light with an out-of-focus outdoor backdrop behind her

Rachel Pastan talks women in science and her new book In the Field

Getting the science right

Rachel Pastan's book In the Field, her fourth novel, borrows inspiration from pioneer geneticist Barbara McClintock and illuminates women's journeys working in science. Kimberly Haas profiles.

Kimberly Haas

Profiles 4 minute read
Ortiz-González poses for a snapshot portrait, wearing a white collared shirt and black top, standing in front of a media wall

Fashion design, activism through art, and more with Taller Puertorriqueño’s Nasheli Ortiz-González

Fashioning a better future

The new executive director talks about exploring activism through fashion design, her upbringing in Puerto Rico, and leading the future of Taller Puertorriqueño’s community of Puerto Rican artists and activists. Christina Anthony profiles.
Christina Anthony

Christina Anthony

Profiles 3 minute read