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Sep 19

A new podcast dives deep on the Constitution

What would you have added if you have been there for the drafting of the Constitution? How can a document that is almost 250 years old evolve to meet modern challenges like social media and ghost guns? How does the fact that it was written exclusively by white men change our relationship to its values? These are just a few of the thorny questions addressed in Re-vision, a new podcast premiering this month.

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Jun 8

We Are Here Episode 8: Can young people embrace history?

They certainly can, whether it's through an innovative, low-tech museum or via oral histories of recent generations. In our latest episode, we talk about how institutions in Gettysburg and Philadelphia are bringing young people into the process of preserving the past.

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Apr 14

In Philly, training the next generation of theater critics

There is void opening in the arts media landscape — fewer publications, fewer critics — which means less attention for the city's world-class performing arts scene. To tackle this issue, a new program from Theatre Philadelphia is offering a series of workshops that prepares participants to play this essential role in the creative ecosystem.

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Feb 14

In Germantown, history is happening

This leafy neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia has been the site of everything from a Revolutionary War battle to a streetcar-driven building boom, to contemporary racial justice protests — no wonder it has so many incredible historic sites. As part of our We Are Here series, we're looking at three of those special places and how they're working to be good neighbors.

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Dec 2

The 2022 Made in PA Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again: Time to boost some of our favorite Pennsylvania small businesses and help readers with their holiday shopping in the process. From rocks glasses to fresh flowers to one-of-a-kind jewelry, there's something for everyone on your list.  

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