ArtPlace aides creation of ‘multi-media creatorspace,’ invests $8.7 million in community development projects

Investing money in community development projects where artists, arts organizations, and arts and culture activity work to strengthen communities, ArtPlace America recently announcing recipients of its National Creative Placemaking Fund. Pennsylvania’s Village of Arts and Humanities (The Village) was one of 23 projects chosen from nearly a thousand applications, slated to use the $500,000 grant … Continue reading ArtPlace aides creation of ‘multi-media creatorspace,’ invests $8.7 million in community development projects

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Celebrating the best of humanity, list of leaders underpin hopes for a better world

This year, Human Rights Day signaled the launching of a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being — regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, … Continue reading Celebrating the best of humanity, list of leaders underpin hopes for a better world

Philadelphian brings more ‘Unity in the Community’ during the holidays with NBA’s Ben Simmons

South Philly native, Anton Moore, and the NBA’s and Philadelphia 76ers’ rising star, Ben Simmons, connected recently to assist those in need and spread some holiday cheer. “We worked on this for three weeks and we had to keep it a secret from the families until the day of the event,” Moore said of the four families taken on a “surprise shopping spree … Continue reading Philadelphian brings more ‘Unity in the Community’ during the holidays with NBA’s Ben Simmons

‘Riveting’ theatrical production dies in infancy as Smiley faces character assassination

Three-Time NBA Champion Dwyane Wade and WNBA Champion Candace Parker help launch Jr. NBA World Championship

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc2k2_pBWc9/?taken-by=jrnba Announcing the first-of- its kind global youth basketball tournament, Jr. NBA World Championship, the National Basketball Association (NBA) has once again set a global standard. This time in youth basketball development. “We are extremely excited to announce the Jr. NBA World Championship, a global competition that will unify our youth basketball communities from around the world on … Continue reading Three-Time NBA Champion Dwyane Wade and WNBA Champion Candace Parker help launch Jr. NBA World Championship

Highlighting independent artists, IFP Gotham Awards kick off film awards season

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdaTIdrTYPc&feature=youtu.be The nation’s oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers recently convened, hosting the Independent Filmmaker Project’s IFP Gotham Awards in New York City last week. The first honors of the film awards season, the 27th Annual IFP Gotham Awards showcased and honored the filmmaking community, championing the future of storytelling by connecting artists during the star-studded … Continue reading Highlighting independent artists, IFP Gotham Awards kick off film awards season

Philadelphia Eagles sport artistic footwear in support of community, advocacy, research and education

https://twitter.com/JeffSkversky/status/937443057145806849 As part of more than 800 players participating in the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats campaign, Philadelphia Eagles players Beau Allen, Brandon Graham, Chris Long, Malcolm Jenkins, Rodney McLeod, Torrey Smith, and Carson Wentz showcased their support for causes on-field during their Week 13 match-up against the Seattle Seahawks. Culminating a collaborative effort between … Continue reading Philadelphia Eagles sport artistic footwear in support of community, advocacy, research and education