upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

upcoming grant deadline: 08/01/2018

Cassendre Xavier

Cassendre Xavier
(1) by Kenny Harbin

Cassendre Xavier (LTA '05) is a performing songwriter-guitarist, multi-genre writer, and community cultural arts organizer. Her 7th album Hope was released in 2015, and she is the founder and director of the Black Women's Arts Festival (BWAF, est. 2003), which she produced at The Rotunda most recently in 2015 and 2016. (The 11th BWAF will be at The Rotunda, 4017 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, on Sat-Sun, Sept.30-Oct.1, 2017). 

Cassendre's next musical performance will be at the Lansdowne Farmer's Market, in Lansdowne PA on Saturday June 24th, 10:30am-12:30pm, and her next literary performance/reading will be at a group show curated by Heather Raquel Phillips called I/We In/Out Our/Own, Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Pete Chechia Photography & Art Gallery,733 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, at 6:30pm. For more information, please visit cassEndrExavier.wordpress.com.

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Leeway grant?

Art and Change Grant

The Art and Change Grant provides project-based grants of up to $2,500 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers in Greater Philadelphia to fund art for social change projects. [read more]

deadline 03/01
Upcoming events
06/111:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grant Info Session in West Chester

Are you thinking about applying for the Art and Change Grant or the Leeway Transformation Award but not sure of how to go about it? Join us for one of these information sessions to learn how to prepare your application for the 2018 grants. 

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06/137:00 pm - 8:30 pm

12x12: Gabriela Sanchez

What is an invisible disability? Do you have one, the person sitting next to you? The Hidden Disabilities Project will be Power Street Theatre Company’s next foray into experimental theatre making. With this new and exciting piece created by the only Women of Color led theatre company in Philadelphia, take an immersive journey exploring the gray areas of having an invisible disability in a black and white world.

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