PhillyCAM offers free virtual trainings in creating video/audio content, graphic design, and journalism.

In June, PhillyCAM is offering a series of live, virtual classes in video and audio content creation, graphic design, and journalism. The series is free and open to the public. PhillyCAM is the community media center that trains Philadelphians in broadcast production and airs original content on Philadelphia’s public access television and WPPM 106.5 FM. With its production facilities closed due to the COVID-19 shutdown, … Continue reading PhillyCAM offers free virtual trainings in creating video/audio content, graphic design, and journalism.

Quintessence Theatre Group hosts virtual Miscast Cabaret Fundraiser set for Sunday May 24th, 3pm

-Courtesy of Perpetual Motion PR Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia’s professional classic repertory theatre, has invited a group of artists from their tenth anniversary season for a one-time only afternoon performance to raise funds for the company. The company is bringing The Waist-Up-Black-Tie Miscast Cabaret: A Virtual Fancy Fundraiser to computer screens Sunday, May 24 at 3 p.m. Access to this event is on the company’s website www.qtgrep.org. Tickets to … Continue reading Quintessence Theatre Group hosts virtual Miscast Cabaret Fundraiser set for Sunday May 24th, 3pm

PlayPenn New Play Development Conference moves online for 2020, will serve as benefit for Theatre Philadelphia’s Emergency Relief Fund

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC PlayPenn, Philadelphia’s new play development organization, is re-thinking what it means to gather and support artists during the COVID-19 crisis. Their acclaimed New Play Development Conference, scheduled for July 2020, will now be moved into a virtual format, offering artists the ability to nurture and develop new works during this time of social distancing.  Additionally, their popular reading … Continue reading PlayPenn New Play Development Conference moves online for 2020, will serve as benefit for Theatre Philadelphia’s Emergency Relief Fund

A beloved People’s Light tradition goes virtual with David Lutken’s Hootenanny at Home

-Courtesy of Carrie Gorn / Perpetual Motion PR Photo by Bryan Sheffield Frequent People’s Light guest artist David M. Lutken is coming to a screen near you. The fan-favorite folk troubadour leads a stellar ensemble of musicians for two virtual hootenannies on Thursday, May 14 at 7:30pm and Sunday, May 17 at 2pm. Hosted through the live video platform Crowdcast, both events are free to … Continue reading A beloved People’s Light tradition goes virtual with David Lutken’s Hootenanny at Home

Wilma Theater announces innovative WilmaPass Program for their 2020/21 season

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC The Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia is pleased to announce an innovative new program that provides audience members flexibility and peace of mind about when and how they return to their theatre after the COVID-19 health crisis.  The company is launching WilmaPass, a four-ticket package that can be used at any time during their upcoming 2020/21 season of groundbreaking … Continue reading Wilma Theater announces innovative WilmaPass Program for their 2020/21 season

Paycheck Protection Program allows Arden Theatre Company to launch Arden for All ONLINE program, plan for future season

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia is grateful to announce that they are the recipients of funding from the Paycheck Protection Program, a Small Business Administration loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.  With this funding, the Arden was able to retain their staff, which, in turn, are preparing to launch the … Continue reading Paycheck Protection Program allows Arden Theatre Company to launch Arden for All ONLINE program, plan for future season

Kimmel Cultural Campus celebrates Mother’s Day social distance-style with “Kimmel’s Music for Mom”

Public invited to submit their mom to win a personalized, one-of-a-kind “Mom-inspired song” written and performed by Kimmel Residency artists and delivered via video for Mother’s Day The Kimmel Cultural Campus announces a Mother’s Day celebration – social distance-style in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. Philadelphia is encouraged to share what makes their moms so special and three lucky moms will be selected to … Continue reading Kimmel Cultural Campus celebrates Mother’s Day social distance-style with “Kimmel’s Music for Mom”