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    • Philadelphia is actively helping rebuilt Puerto Rico. In the picture, man retouching Puerto Rican flag in Norris Square Park.
    • Taller Puertorriqueño's new cultural center at North 5th and Huntingdon streets. | Emma Lee / WHYY

Latino cultural center rises in North Philly as a beacon of connections, commerce

A cultural center has taken its place in the North Philadelphia neighborhood of Fairhill, designed to be the inspiration for a financially depressed community. The new building is an expansion Taller…

    • Route 47 en route | courtesy of Intersection

47 Stories: Connecting cultural communities via bus

Septa’s Route 47 bus runs the length of the city, from Whitman Plaza in South Philly to Olney in North Philadelphia, connecting immigrant and refugee communities from Asia, Africa, Europe,…

    • El Corazón Cultural Center interior rendering | courtesy of WRT
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Taller Puertorriqueño to break ground on $11.4 million cultural center in fall

Back when John Street was Philly’s mayor Taller Puertorriqueño received a $1.5 million Cultural Corridors grant. For the better part of the last decade, the 40-year old arts and education group…

    • Carmen
Eyes on the Street

Streetviews: Q&A with Carmen Febo San Miguel, director of Taller Puertorriqueño

For the last 12 years Dr. Carmen Febo San Miguel has run Taller Puertorriqueño, a Latino-centric arts and education nonprofit that’s been a cultural fixture in El Centro de Oro…

    • El Corazón Cultural Center Rendering, May 2014 | courtesy of WRT
Eyes on the Street

Taller Puertorriqueño closer to building new cultural center on North 5th

After years of dreaming, fundraising, research and designing, Taller Puertorriqueño is edging ever closer to building on a new cultural center on what is now a 2.3 acre surface parking lot…

    • Steinberg, Febo-San Miguel, Jiminez, Nowak

Balancing public art and public space with what the public wants

When you go to an event called "Who shapes the city? A conversation about public space and the arts" and it's held in a PAFA gallery upstairs from a major exhibition…

    • The Quiet Volume | Photo by Ant Hampton
Eyes on the Street

2013 Fringe Festival picks

With a new home nearly finished and a new name: FringeArts is back for its 17th annual festival starting this week. Out of the 150+ shows this year, here…

    • Rafael Ferrer's 'El Gran Teatro de la Luna'
Eyes on the Street

Return of 'El Gran Teatro de la Luna' tops Fairhill Square improvements

Rafael Ferrer’s exuberant sculpture El Gran Teatro de la Luna (“The Huge Theater of the Moon”) has been missing from Fairhill Square, at 4th Street and Lehigh Avenue, for 14 years.…

    • Musical Skyline | Flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Eyes on the Street

February 24-26: Arturo Schomburg Symposium, Beautiful Landscapes, Dickens for kids

Musical Skyline | Flickr user Rob Lybeck, Eyes on the Street Flickr groupTaller Puertorriqueño 16th Annual Arturo Schomburg Symposium Saturday, February 25, 9:30am-4:30pm. Education Building Taller Puertorriqueño, 2557-59 North 5th…

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