The magic behind Christina Rosso-Schneider's new book Creole Conjure
A second pandemic book release is more than just fairy tales
A Novel Idea’s Christina Rosso-Schneider has released not just one, but two books during the course of the pandemic. Her secret to getting it all done is magic. Jordan Cameron profiles.
Opening the doors and turning the pages with Books & Bagels founder Ellen Cappard
A new page for Wilmington booklovers
The new Books & Bagels offers a curated selection and space for community with help from a community launchpad in Wilmington. Dara McBride profiles.
Illustrating joy, queerness, and justice with Kah Yangni's mural We Are Universal
Philadelphia's first mural celebrating transgender people
Artist Kah Yangni talks about their new mural, its messages, and how the mural came to be. Jared Michael Lowe profiles.
Talking stop-motion animation with Kelli S. Williams
Satirical art for the sake of laughs and social change
Kelli S. Williams is a 2021 Mural Arts Philly Black Artist Fellow, and she's using stop-motion animation and comedy to challenge how we think. Christina Anthony profiles.
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Civil rights, one step at a time: Mural Arts Fellowship for Black Artists recipient Ken Johnston
More than a walk in the park
Ken Johnston is putting the movement back into the civil rights movement one step at a time, literally. Johnston uses “walks” to emphasize protecting civil liberties. Jared Lowe profiles.
Talking photography with Mural Arts Philly Black Artist Fellow Khalif Rivers
Uncovering Philadelphia's hidden past
Khalif Rivers is part of the 2021 Mural Arts Philadelphia Black Artist Fellow class. The photographer, writer, and fine artist spoke with Blair Krassen about his work.
Remembering Philly dance icon Manfred Fischbeck
Fifty years of Fridays
Manfred Fischbeck passed away on March 17, 2021, but his Philadelphia dance legacy lives on. Merilyn Jackson remembers.