Bringing Happy Holidays to All

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Though The Nutcracker is a longstanding American holiday tradition, not everyone gets to take part. For many families with children on the autism spectrum, a trip to the theater is simply out of the question. With the help of the non-profit organization Art-Reach, PA Ballet is making a classic tale accessible to a wider audience.

The Pennsylvania Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker takes place at Philadelphia’s Academy of Music on December 22, 2016. Learn more here.


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Welcome to Articulate with Jim Cotter, a weekly TV arts magazine show, bringing you fresh and unique stories that explore the variety, quality and heritage of creativity in our region while also showing how art speaks to us in our everyday lives.

Jim Cotter is an award-winning journalist who has spent the past decade of his thirty-year career reporting on the arts in Philadelphia. He was born and raised in Ireland where he began his broadcasting career before moving to the U.K. where he worked for BBC Radio Wales and the BBC World Service. Jim has worked all over the world, including in Europe and Asia to report on The Philadelphia Orchestra's tours.

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