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The chameleon was a one-time thing. Probably. My name is Alaina Johns. I'm a freelance writer and editor based in Philadelphia, PA.  

 

 

Knight Foundation grants spotlight urgent need for diversity in the arts

Knight Foundation grants spotlight urgent need for diversity in the arts

Published on March 21, 2018 with CityWide Stories.

Diversifying the Philly arts scene is a theme for several of this year’s John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awards to local arts and culture institutions, totaling $923,600 in all among nine groups.  

After Play on, Philly! (POP) nabbed a $250,000 grant from the Knight Foundationthis school year, founder and executive director Stanford Thompson illustrated one of the reasons for the stark racial gap in American classical music by contrasting musicians and doctors. Read more.

John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ and the nature of disability

John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place’ and the nature of disability

Yemima Cohen’s ‘Anchor Baby’ and Lee Minora’s ‘White Feminist’: Women of the world

Yemima Cohen’s ‘Anchor Baby’ and Lee Minora’s ‘White Feminist’: Women of the world