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Posts tagged "Philadelphia Folklore Project"

Because of the War Because of the War

Because of the War

Be part of the premiere of Because of the War and help the Philadelphia Folklore Project mark their 30th birthday at this special event including dinner, drinks and dessert. [learn more]

Visual Storytelling: Food as Culture Heritage and Community Visual Storytelling: Food as Culture Heritage and Community

Workshop Series: Visual Storytelling: Food as Culture Heritage and Community

Scribe Video Center and Philadelphia Folklore Project present Visual Storytelling: Food as Culture Heritage and Community, a workshop series led by instructors Selina Morales and Sosena Solomon (LTA '14, ACG '13). Participants will discuss the social and political aspects of diverse food traditions, and create short films demonstrating how food can build communities while honoring traditions. The six sessions will be held on Thursdays starting May 4, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00PM. [learn more]

Losang Samten: Tibetan Sand Mandala Residency

Philadelphia Folklore Project hosts Losang Samten, a native of Tibet, for a sand mandala residency April 3-7. Stop by to observe and speak with Losang about his process as he brings elements of the Tibetan Buddhist universe into being through the intricate layering of colored sand. [learn more]

Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change Preforms at World Café Live

The award-winning singers bring their unique take on traditional and contemporary Liberian songs for one night only. [learn more]

Philadelphia Folklore Project Co-presents a Forum on Peacebuilding and Traditional Arts

Join PFP as they explore the relationship between traditional/folk arts and historical memory, reconciliation, anti-violence, immigration rights and other justice work through a screening of the documentary, Acting Together on the World Stage, and a panel discussion featuring artists, activists and scholars. March 21 at The Performance Garage. [learn more]

Vera Nakonechny: 2014 NEA National Heritage Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts announced Vera Nakonechny (LTA '11), a Ukrainian embroiderer and bead worker from Philadelphia, is a recipient of a 2014 NEA National Heritage Fellowship, the nation's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. [learn more]

Philadelphia Folklore Project's 27th Birthday Bash

Philadelphia Folklore Project is celebrating its 27th birthday on June 7 with performances and awards. [learn more]