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(Joan Myers Brown, left, and Trudy Haynes.  Photos provided by Philadelphia Freedom Festival)

Nine Trailblazing Philadelphia Women Being Honored at Catto Awards Luncheon

The list of honorees includes Joan Myers Brown of Philadanco and former CBS-3 reporter and host Trudy Haynes.

03/28/2014

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Six-Month Philadelphia Festival Will Honor 19th-Century Freedom Pioneer

Octavius Catto was killed in South Philadelphia on the frontlines of the struggle for equality, fighting for voter rights on Election Day, 1871.

01/15/2014

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Two Philadelphians Receive National Medal Of Arts Awards

Philadanco founder Joan Myers Brown and landscape architect Laurie Olin are in Washington D.C. to receive the prestigious awards.

07/10/2013

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Tough Economy Puts A Strain On PHILADANCO

For the first time in recent memory, PHILADANCO went dark this summer.

08/17/2012

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Art Sanctuary Set To Kick Off 28th Annual Celebration Of Black Writing Festival

Art Sanctuary will host the 28th Annual Celebration of Black Writing Festival beginning next week. The festival will attract leading journalists and authors from all across the nation.

05/14/2012

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New Book Discusses The History Of African American Ballet Dancers In Philadelphia

A local author recently published a book on the history of African American ballet dancers in Philadelphia.

02/19/2012