Cambodian American Girls Empowering Monthly Khmer Dance Classes
Apr
22
to Aug 19

Cambodian American Girls Empowering Monthly Khmer Dance Classes

Join Cambodian American Girls Empowering for our monthly dance workshops! RSVP online now: https://goo.gl/forms/Qv2D2jlKQOSL87Uf2

When: April 22nd, May 20th, and June 17th
Time: 10AM-12PM
Where: Second Floor Meeting Space inside of Bok (1901 S. 9th Street)
Who: open for all levels, ages, and people
Cost: $FREE99-- Please RSVP!!

Why: because you want to learn some new dance moves and support an awesome group blossom in South Philly! Also, because we'll have refreshments and everyone loves local food!

What you'll learn: basics of Khmer dance, Khmer dance stretches, basic conversational Khmer language

For more information, click here.

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PACA@CW // Self-Care and Leadership
May
29
6:00 PM18:00

PACA@CW // Self-Care and Leadership

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In partnership with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) will offer a workshop series aimed at developing leadership capacity and skills. This month, we'll focus on:

SELF-CARE AND LEADERSHIP: WHEN THERE'S SO MUCH TO DO!

Knowing when you need to take a break and do something to re-energize is a key component of effective leadership. Leaders who take care of themselves demonstrate that they have the ability and capacity to support others. What do you do to replenish your well? How do you check-in with yourself to make sure you're okay?

WHAT WILL YOU GET OUT OF THIS WORKSHOP:

  • Reflect on how structures and dynamics within organizations lead to unhealthy stress
  • Explore components of self-management leading to deeper analysis of how you are and are not taking good care of yourself
  • Identify and map out how to use self-care techniques to manage yourself better and still effectively lead
  • Understand the brain and body connection to you emotions and why you need a break

IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR YOU?

  • You struggle to identify and consistently integrate self-care strategies into your life and want that to change
  • You are willing to share what’s working and not working about your self-care practice to help yourself and others
  • You are willing to practice using new tools in a group setting to become a better leader of yourself and others

Workshops are open to emerging to established leaders. Please RSVP in advance as sessions are capped at 20 and tend to fill quickly.

Please only register if you plan to attend in-person. RSVP and more info here:
https://cultureworks-x-paca.ticketleap.com/self-care

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PACA@CW // Power and Leadership
Jun
28
6:00 PM18:00

PACA@CW // Power and Leadership

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In partnership with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) will offer a workshop series aimed at developing leadership capacity and skills. This month, we'll focus on:

POWER & LEADERSHIP: WHAT'S YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO POWER?

In order to use power to effect positive change in our organizations, we have to develop a good relationship with it. Yes, power can be abused, corrupting, and hoarded. Yet power can also be helpful, edifying, and shared. What’s your relationship to power? This workshop is designed to motivate leaders to stand responsibly in their own power. 

WHAT WILL YOU GET OUT OF THIS WORKSHOP:

  • Explore how different types of power function within organizations
  • Identify how to leverage your power to lead better and help others step up into power
  • Recognize barriers to acquiring power so as to identify opportunities for organizational shifts away from bias and discrimination

IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR YOU?

  • You want to think critically about how you access and use power and where you need it to shift
  • You want to assess how power shows up in your organization to create a more leaderful and just environment
  • You are willing to practice using new tools and learning new concepts in a group setting to become a better leader


Workshops are open to emerging to established leaders. Please RSVP in advance as sessions are capped at 20 and tend to fill quickly.

Please only register if you plan to attend in-person. RSVP and more info here:
https://cultureworks-x-paca.ticketleap.com/power-and-leadership/

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PACA@CW // Strategic Thinking
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

PACA@CW // Strategic Thinking

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In partnership with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) will offer a workshop series aimed at developing leadership capacity and skills. This month, we'll focus on:

STRATEGIC THINKING
No matter what your role is in your organization, sharpening your strategic thinking skills will help you better navigate changes. How well it is practiced - can be the difference between arriving at the future imagined or the future imposed

WHAT WILL YOU GET OUT OF THIS WORKSHOP:

  • Explore how to ask “big questions” to get perspectives, insights, and opportunities from conversations that can lead to better decision-making
  • Learn more about your organization by mapping out key relationships and aspects of organizational values and culture
  • Understand the connection between a systems analysis and strategic thinking

IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR YOU?

  • You want to learn to “see the big picture” resulting in better understanding of how decisions and changes make impact beyond your role
  • You want to approach influencing change in your organization with curiosity and engaging multiple stakeholders
  • You want to spend time thinking critically about how your organization functions
  • You are willing to practice using new tools in a group setting to become a better leader

Workshops are open to emerging to established leaders. Please RSVP in advance as sessions are capped at 20 and tend to fill quickly.

Please only register if you plan to attend in-person. RSVP and more info here:
https://cultureworks-x-paca.ticketleap.com/strategic-thinking

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Incite Seminar: Buddhism on Illness
May
12
9:30 AM09:30

Incite Seminar: Buddhism on Illness

This workshop investigates the rich spectrum of therapies and healing resources that Buddhism has made available to its devotees in history and today — beyond the headlines and social media buzzwords associated with mindfulness. Facilitated by Pierce Salguero, an interdisciplinary medical humanities scholar with a Ph.D. in History of Medicine from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. 

For more information, click below:
inciteseminars.com/speculum-of-pain

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VDA@CW: Crowdfunding
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

VDA@CW: Crowdfunding

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Vision Driven Artists - Philly RESOURCES and CultureWorks are partnering on a monthly workshop series for artists and arts organizations! This month we will:

  • Learn from the crowdfunding experiences of the panelists
  • Discover the pros and cons of various crowdfunding platforms
  • Receive tools to help plan an actual crowdfunding campaign

Presented by Brittany Campese (VDA), featuring a panel of crowd-funders including Nuala Cabral (POPPYN), Liza Goodell (Spiral Q), and others TBA. 

Light refreshments catered by foodeveryonedeserves - fed

Artists and cultural workers of all experience levels are encouraged to attend. Free for CultureWorks & Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance. $5 for the public. 

Please only register if you plan to attend in-person:
cultureworksphila.ticketleap.com/vdacw-crowdfunding

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Philly Youth Poetry Movement Hosts Saturday Workshops
Apr
21
to Apr 28

Philly Youth Poetry Movement Hosts Saturday Workshops

Philly Youth Poetry Movement workshops are back for youth 13-18, featuring topics on creative writing, social justice, and arts & business.

PYPM Workshops are FREE and open to all youth 13-19 years of age.
Every Saturday, 12-2pm @ William Way Community Center (1315 Spruce St)

For more information, click link above.

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PACA@CW // Conflict Management
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

PACA@CW // Conflict Management

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In partnership with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) will offer a workshop series aimed at developing leadership capacity and skills. This month, we'll focus on:

Conflict Management: How to manage and make better use of it // What do you do when conflict emerges?  How do you manage what you are feeling and thinking in those situations?  Whether you drive it or avoid it, conflict is going to show up. And whatever your role is in your organization, you can cultivate skills to handle it.  

WHAT WILL YOU GET OUT OF THIS WORKSHOP:
In this workshop, we’ll explore conflict through the lenses of self-awareness and self-management in order to help you:

  • Identify your comfort zone with handling conflict and challenge you to try something else
  • Understand conflict and that it can be a healthy thing to engage with
  • Learn why it shows up in particular ways in  organizations trying to do so much good
  • Practice self-management tools for confronting and managing interpersonal conflict

IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR YOU?
This workshop will be for you if:

  • You want to learn about your own conflict management style and how to be adaptive when handling conflict
  • You struggle to manage interpersonal conflict and want that to change
  • You are willing to practice using new tools in a group setting to become a better leader

Workshops are open to all, co-op lovers and artistic entrepreneurs, emerging to established leaders, and beyond. Please RSVP in advance as sessions are capped at 20 and tend to fill quickly. cultureworks-x-paca.ticketleap.com/conflict-resolution

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Makers Gonna Make: Next Steps + Structures for Creatives
Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

Makers Gonna Make: Next Steps + Structures for Creatives

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Join us at NextFab on April 18th for a conversation exploring the advantages and disadvantages of for-profits and nonprofits, as well as fiscal sponsorship. Also, attendees will learn more about the resources we have to offer, from buy-as-you-need consultation to back-office support – all of which helps you manage better, smart, consistently, and more efficiently. In the latter half of the session, folks will have the chance to meet one-on-one with CultureWorks staff to discuss their work and other specific questions they may have about services. 

Session is open to individuals and organizations, the emerging and established!

For more information and to RSVP, click here.

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Fair Food Hosts Brewer's Plate
Mar
30
7:00 PM19:00

Fair Food Hosts Brewer's Plate


The Brewer's Plate is he remier local beer and food pairing festival movement in Philadelphia—one of the first to introduce the region's blossoming throngs of foodies and beer geeks to the concept. And, like most things, we continue to get better with age.

No other annual event maintains such an unwavering commitment to "buy fresh, buy local" while bringing together our region's outstanding chefs, farmers, food artisans, brewers, distillers, and winemakers for the benefit of the most discerning critics, bloggers and guests.

For more info. click here

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VDA@CW // Social Media + Marketing
Mar
26
6:00 PM18:00

VDA@CW // Social Media + Marketing

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Vision Driven Artists - Philly RESOURCES and CultureWorks are partnering on a monthly workshop series for artists and arts organizations! This month we will focus on Social Media & Marketing:

  • Learn the importance of clearly identifying your target audience
  • Think about marketing beyond the internet
  • Identify the type(s) of social media that would work best for your project

Presented by Brittany Campese (VDA) & Rashanda Freeman (CultureWorks).

Artists and cultural workers of all experience levels are encouraged to attend. Free for CultureWorks & Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance members. $5 for the public. 

Registration required. Please only register if you plan to attend in-person:
cultureworksphila.ticketleap.com/vdacw-social-media-marketing

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Understanding Taxes for Artists // Hosted by CultureWorks
Mar
15
12:00 PM12:00

Understanding Taxes for Artists // Hosted by CultureWorks

Tax season can be scary, especially for artists, sole-proprietors, and small businesses. We’re here to help!

Whether you’re receiving grants, financially profiting from your art, self-employed or have an LLC, you must file taxes. But, what are the best filing options for your situation? CultureWorks Greater PhiladelphiaLeeway Foundation, and Vision Driven Artists - Philly RESOURCES have teamed up to help demystify tax season! 

With over 25 years of experience working with artists and small businesses, tax consultant Christianne Kapps will offer instruction and advice, and help explain some of the more confusing tax subjects for artists. In addition, Christianne will break down the City of Philadelphia’s Business Income and Receipts Tax and how it affects artists. 

These workshops are free, but space is limited so RSVP is required (except for the 1/29 session with Vision Driven Artists). 

American Sign Language and childcare available for the 2/22 + 3/15 sessions with prior notice (by February 15) – There will be an option to request when reserving a ticket.

More info here: 
cultureworks-x-leeway.ticketleap.com/understanding-taxes-for-artists

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PACA x CW // Self-Awareness: What kind of leader are you?
Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

PACA x CW // Self-Awareness: What kind of leader are you?

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In partnership with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) will offer a workshop series aimed at developing leadership capacity and skills. This month, we'll focus on:

SELF-AWARENESS: FIGURING OUT WHAT KIND OF LEADER YOU ARE + WANT TO BE

Let’s face it, there isn’t one type of leadership style that works all of the time. What’s your default leadership style? What qualities do you think make a good leader? How can you better adapt to new opportunities and challenges by changing up how you lead? 

WHAT WILL YOU GET OUT OF THIS WORKSHOP:

  • Identifying our preferred leadership style(s)
  • Exploring leadership qualities we think are effective
  • Learning to value leadership qualities we are less familiar with
  • Practicing how to adapt our leadership style to meet the needs of situations

IS THIS WORKSHOP FOR YOU?

  • You feel stuck-in-a-rut about your leadership performance
  • You want to grow your leadership tool box to more effectively lead others through different situations
  • You want to evaluate your leadership practices and how they measure up to the needs of your team or organization
  • You are willing to practice using new tools in a group setting to become a better leader

Workshops are open to emerging to established leaders. Please RSVP in advance as sessions are capped at 20 and tend to fill quickly.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please only register if you plan to attend in-person. RSVP and more info here:
https://cultureworks-x-paca.ticketleap.com/self-awareness
 

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Power Street Theatre Company Presents Las Mujeres
Mar
8
to Mar 17

Power Street Theatre Company Presents Las Mujeres

Power Street Theatre Company with the collaboration of West Kensington presents Las Mujeres by Erlina Ortiz, a play centering the voices of marginalized womyn from Herstory’s past. Las Mujeres will premiere at West Kensington Ministry in March 2018 for Womyn’s Herstory Month- preserve our herstories, defend our womynhood and share culture, through art for social change!

For more info. click here

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VDA@CW: Grant Writing Part II
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

VDA@CW: Grant Writing Part II

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Vision Driven Artists and CultureWorks are partnering on a monthly workshop series for artists and arts organizations! This month we will:

  • Review aspects of a strong grant proposal
  • Practice writing an actual grant
  • Receive feedback on your draft proposal* 

*Bring 1-2 pages of any draft or completed grant proposal if you want personal feedback)

Presented by Brittany Campese (Vision Driven Artists - Philly RESOURCES), featuring a panel of grant readers:

Denise M. Beek - Leeway Foundation
Kelli Paul - Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Beth Feldman Brandt - Bartol Foundation
Barbara Silzle - Philadelphia Cultural Fund

Light refreshments catered by foodeveryonedeserves - fed.

Free for CultureWorks & Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA) members. $5 for the public. 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please only register if you plan to attend in-person. RSVP and more info here:
https://cultureworksphila.ticketleap.com/vdaatcw-feb/

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Understanding Taxes for Artists // Hosted by Leeway Foundation
Feb
22
5:30 PM17:30

Understanding Taxes for Artists // Hosted by Leeway Foundation

Tax season can be scary, especially for artists, sole-proprietors, and small businesses. We’re here to help!

Whether you’re receiving grants, financially profiting from your art, self-employed or have an LLC, you must file taxes. But, what are the best filing options for your situation? CultureWorks Greater PhiladelphiaLeeway Foundation, and Vision Driven Artists - Philly RESOURCES have teamed up to help demystify tax season! 

With over 25 years of experience working with artists and small businesses, tax consultant Christianne Kapps will offer instruction and advice, and help explain some of the more confusing tax subjects for artists. In addition, Christianne will break down the City of Philadelphia’s Business Income and Receipts Tax and how it affects artists. 

These workshops are free, but space is limited so RSVP is required (except for the 1/29 session with Vision Driven Artists). 

American Sign Language and childcare available for the 2/22 + 3/15 sessions with prior notice (by February 15) – There will be an option to request when reserving a ticket.

More info here: 
cultureworks-x-leeway.ticketleap.com/understanding-taxes-for-artists

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Philadelphia Jazz Project Presents "Satellites Are Spinning", A Sun Ra Concert Series
Feb
21
8:00 PM20:00

Philadelphia Jazz Project Presents "Satellites Are Spinning", A Sun Ra Concert Series

Philadelphia Jazz Project presents Satellites Are Spinning: A Sizzling, Sonic Celebration of Sun Ra: A concert series. Featuring 8 concerts from December 2017 to June 2018 at some of the region's most important venues including; The Barnes Foundation, Ardmore Music Hall, Johnny Brenda's, The Planetarium of The Franklin Institute and World Cafe Live. Hosted by WRTI radio deejay, J. Michael Harrison.

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Love Now Media
Feb
14
7:00 PM19:00

Love Now Media

Love Now Media presents Crazy in Love, a Valentine's Day Celebration featuring Jakeya Sanders, comedian, Dave Terusso, Brothers, Solomon and Dominic, and Rue Brown. Hosted by LaTice with music by DJ YesInDeed.

Got a love story? Tell it in our 1-minute Love Story Competition
Get your copy of the newly released  
Little Love Stories: Crazy In Love (Volume 4)
$12 in advance
$15 at the door

Get more info here

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