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Random Acts of Culture

To continue to break down barriers of access to the performing arts and touch the lives of Philadelphia residents with a second season of Random Acts of Culture (RAC), a series of unexpected, spontaneous cultural performances in nontraditional settings

Outside The (Black) Box

To weave the arts into the community by presenting revamped versions of plays in non-traditional spaces, including Eastern State Penitentiary and the Land Conservancy of Elkins Park

Connect2Compete

For Connect2Compete, a national public-private coalition to make Internet services, equipment and training affordable and compelling for low-income families, with a focus on Knight communities

Black Pearl Pops!

To showcase diverse cultures by transforming a symphonic "pops" concert into a celebration of world music

Urban Apps and Maps Studio

To provide opportunities for hundreds of underserved residents to join Philadelphia's growing apps development community

Bearded Ladies Cabaret Revolution

To attract new audiences to theater and use the medium as a way to explore politics, gender, sexuality and identity through a series of original, late-night cabarets

Site and Sound Gardens

To transform overgrown and abandoned spaces into "sacred" art parks for the community by engaging residents to create visual and sound gardens in the Niceville-Tioga neighborhood

New Public Art at Dilworth Plaza

To help transform historic Dilworth Plaza by commissioning sculptor Janet Echelman to create an artwork inspired by the site's historic association with water and steam

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