Scenes from Celebration of Black Writing at Art Sanctuary
ABOVE PHOTO: Deborah Gregory, Art Sanctuary founder Lorene Cary, supermodel Beverly Johnson and family, at Art Sanctuary's Celebration of Black Writing Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony.
(Photo: Kiarra Solomon)
Art Sanctuary wrapped up their Annual Celebration of Black Writing last weekend. The two-week celebration, which began May 21st, included daily workshops, panel discussions and other opportunities to celebrate the art of Black writing.
PHOTO: Journalist Penny Wrenn and Issa Rae, creator of the webisode hit, "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl"
(Photo: Kiarra Solomon)
The celebration wrapped up on Saturday June 2nd with a street festival at the 13th and Cecil B. Moore Ave. This day-long event included workshops and storytelling for children, cooking demonstrations, dance and street drumming lesson, vendors and performances.
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Independence Seaport Museum will host the 4th annual Seaport Parade of Lights on Dec. 14 beginning at noon with a lighted boat parade along the Delaware River. The parade will feature both working vessels along with pleasure boats, all decorate with festive holiday lights and decorations.
I love this time of year, the holidays! People tend to be a little nicer and smile a bit more, we get a few much needed breaks from work, there is a lot more food to go around, and last but certainly not least we get to spend more time with our families.
The Philadelphia man convicted of straw purchasing numerous guns for a teenager, who then used one of those guns to shoot another young man, was sentenced last Monday to a maximum of 14 years in prison. Judge Earl Trent Jr. sentenced Luke Dercole, 33, to 2 to 14 years in prison at the Criminal Justice Center.
Funeral services for Public Relations CEO Lana Felton Ghee were held on December 2, 2013 at Deliverance Evangelistic Church, 2001 West Lehigh Avenue. Intermet followed at Ivy Hill Cemetery, 1201 Easton Road, Philadelphia. Mrs. Felton Ghee died November 24, 2013 after a brave battle with ALS. She was 66.
For over 20 years, Temple’s Department of Campus Safety Services hosts a holiday/party for children and their families in the North Philadelphia community. The party is organized by members of the department and aided by volunteers from Temple’s student organizations and community relations professionals.
The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new academic partnership with the prestigious University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in South Africa. This collaboration will facilitate new study abroad opportunities for U.S. students in one of South Africa’s most culturally diverse regions.
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