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Not your grandmother’s bharatanatyam: Indian dance tradition gets modern update in ‘Philadholphia’
Philly based Usiloquy Dance Designs gives centuries old Indian dance tradition a modern update in its latest production “Philadholphia.”
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Gift/Deeds exhibit at PAFA highlights selections of 20th century art
WHYY’S Priyanka Tewari spoke to the museum curator and the art collector whose collection is part of the Gift/Deeds exhibit at PAFA.
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Swarthmore Diwali celebration aims to foster community and celebrate diverse cultures
Indians around the world, including in the Delaware Valley, are celebrating the Festival of Lights.
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Flavors of the East and South America find a home in Philadelphia
Local entrepreneurs announce plans to expand all natural fruit flavored ice cream business beyond Philadelphia.
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‘The Wolves’ highlights ‘life, love and loss, on and off the astroturf’
"The Wolves" director, Sarah Rasmussen, says the coming of age story, in an intense 90 minutes, highlights the socially relevant issues affecting young, female athletes today.
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Philly Fringe Fesitval pushes the sexual envelope with ‘How to be an ethical slut’
The one-woman cabaret embraces non-monogamy and other unconventional ways people may love each other.
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Campus Philly wants students to fall in love with the city — and stay
CollegeFest, Campus Philly’s annual Welcome to Philly celebration, kicks off Saturday, Sept. 10 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 11.
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Philly’s The Wardrobe is holding an event for newcomers, including immigrants and refugees
The Executive Director of The Wardrobe says clothes are the underpinning that helps a lot of people think differently about themselves.
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Marking India’s 75th Independence Day, the Council of Indian Organizations of Greater Philadelphia presents the Festival of India at Penn’s Landing
The Council of Indian Organizations of Greater Philadelphia provides a sense of community and cohesion to Indians in America.
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Small businesses to take center stage in Fishtown as part of ‘Sustainable & Local Tour’
“Consumers have the power to vote with their dollars,” said Ramkissoon, “and we're voting for the world we want to live in, by choosing to support small businesses."
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Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival puts the spotlight on local playwrights, bringing diverse voices to the stage
Polly Edelstein, co-founder of Philly Women's Theatre Festival says, theater exists to tell stories, but also to push boundaries.
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‘A love letter to Philadelphia’: Brass band Snacktime releases its first album
WHYY’s Priyanka Tewari spoke to Snacktime founder Sam Gellerstein at the band’s album release party. Gellerstein calls “Sounds from the Street: Live” a love letter to Philly.
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