Asian Arts Initiative

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New Exhibit Will Take Unique Look At Neighborhood Corner Stores

The Asian Arts Initiative is preparing to open a new exhibit that takes a unique look at neighborhood corner stores.


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Phila. Project Elevates Idea of ‘Elevator Music’

Maybe you’ve gotten good over the years at ‘tuning out’ elevator music, but there’s science behind the soundtrack. A slow tempo might make you linger longer in a shopping mall; progressively faster songs have been shown to raise productivity.


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Seedy Alleyway In Center City Has An Art Group Leading An Effort To Fix It Up

The Executive Director of The Asian Arts Initiative, Gayle Isa, says her group is heading the effort to improve Pearl Street, which she sees every day since it happens to be right behind her organization’s building.