TAKE A LOOK AT JESSE KRIMES

Jesse Krimes is an interdisciplinary artist based in Philadelphia. After graduating from Millersville University with a Bachelor of Arts in 2008, he was indicted on non-violent drug charges, confined to a violent offender unit for a year, and completed the remaining five years of his sentence in both medium and maximum-security federal prisons. Since returning…

SONIA SANCHEZ AND SAM POLLARD PRESENTS JONATHAN OLSHEFSKI’s QUEST

    Synopsis: Filmed with vérité intimacy for over a decade, QUEST is the moving portrait of a family in North Philadelphia. Christopher “Quest” Rainey, along with his wife Christine’a, aka “Ma Quest,” open the door to their home music studio, which serves as a creative sanctuary from the strife that grips their neighborhood. Over…

THE OPERA — WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED

In a production that combines spoken word, contemporary dance, video projection, classical music, R&B and jazz singing with a brooding, often joyful score, the creative team’s original story depicts five North Philadelphia teens on the run. Comprising a 15-year-old African-American girl and her self-selected “family” of four brothers – a black-identified white boy and three…

MEXICAN MODERNISM

      Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 From the start of the Mexican Revolution to the aftermath of World War II, artists and intellectuals in Mexico were at the center of a great debate about their country’s destiny. The exhibition tells the story of this exhilarating period through a remarkable range of images….