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Aug 16

Everybody Eats: In PA, food is a gateway to the humanities

Communities across the state are using food production and food culture to connect people to their shared humanity. From an urban agriculture/arts mashup in Philadelphia, to a video series spotlighting traditional dishes in Central PA, to a bucolic theater venue on the Delaware River, Pennsylvanians are cooking up change.

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Jul 18

Prism Episode 4: Planting the seeds for the arts to flourish

Arts are a driver of growth and vitality — that's the argument being made by economic development and local government leaders across the state. In a lively conversation, we heard from two such folks, one from Corry and one from York, about how their communities support, fund, and catalyze the creative sector, and how that work is paying unexpected dividends. 

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May 16

Culture and cottages in Mt. Gretna

This charming hamlet has a fascinating history and an enchanting present. Come for a packed performing arts calendar and summer festivals, and stay for afternoons by the lake and dappled sunshine under the trees.

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Mar 10

In Reading, Goggleworks looks beyond its walls

A changing world pushed this arts campus towards its own evolution, inspiring the team to focus on accessibility and the outdoors. The annual Spring Iron Pour and Forge Festival, a celebration of local blacksmithing, is happening on April 30. 

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Feb 14

Finding and funding the next 'Big Idea'

Whether you're a gardener with an herbal remedy, a woodworker with a brilliant flooring solution, or a scientist with an accidental discovery, transforming an idea into a business is a major challenge. Fortunately, if you live in the PA Wilds, you don't have to do it alone — there is a wealth of funding and support, if you know where to look.

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