Events

October 16, 2019
This event requires pre-registration to reserve your spot. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to check in. If you have not arrived 10 minutes prior to the start of the event, you may lose your place and will put on the...
We are kicking off the festival on Oct. 15 in a big way with an opening session at Entercom featuring local visionary Michael Rubin. Rubin is an internet entrepreneur (Kynetic, Fanatics, Rue La La, ShopRunner), criminal justice reform advocate, and...
This event requires pre-registration to reserve your spot. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to check in. If you have not arrived 10 minutes prior to the start of the event, you may lose your place and will put on the...
October 16, 2019
Join us for a conversation between radio personality W. Cody Anderson and the Blockson Collection’s Curator Emeritus Charles L. Blockson about his life, his career, and the people that he encountered on his journey to collect and preserve Black history...
You’re invited to Spring Garden Records’ pop-up reception in Grady’s Garden at Community College of Philadelphia. Relax in a hammock or share a bench with friends as you enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live performances by Hayley Cass, the Fairmount...
October 15, 2019
The media has changed drastically since the turn of the century. What innovations and strategies have been employed to get the word out and entertain in this new age. We will hear from an author who went viral, a passionate...
October 15, 2019
What’s your story? What’s meaningful about it? What about the stories of those around you? How can stories be leveraged to make the world a better place? In this workshop, take a first crack at writing version-1 of your story...
October 17, 2019
Mural Arts Philadelphia leader Nadia Malik will present on using participatory public art to advance individual and community health outcomes. Using Color Me Back, our new same day pay program as a case study, Nadia will offer insight into building...
This event requires pre-registration to reserve your spot. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early to check in. If you have not arrived 10 minutes prior to the start of the event, you may lose your place and will put on the...
October 15, 2019
 The installation is part of the series ‘paper sculptures’. The paper sculptures are a symbiosis of an object and the human body to capture the interaction between humans and their perceived environment. The observer is supposed to dive into an...