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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

Black Pearl Pops!

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

Arden Festival Fridays

To diversify artistic offerings with Arden Festival Fridays, presenting theater performances alongside dozens of gallery events during Old City's monthly First Fridays

Art Attack: Embedded Arts Journalists

To increase local arts coverage through a partnership between Drexel University and The (Philadelphia) Daily News to "embed" nonprofit arts journalists who will write regularly for a high-circulation city newspaper.

AMLA Flash Jazz Mobile

To cultivate new audiences for Latin jazz by presenting "pop-up" performances of local artists using a portable stage


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

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

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

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