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Philadelphia’s Latino community has played an important role in the city’s rich history for more than 200 years.  According to the 2010 American Community Survey, there are more than 420,000 Latinos living in metropolitan Philadelphia today. Mexicans, Cubans, Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Central and South Americans are among the diverse nationalities that share and call Philadelphia home.
For the 2013 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), three remarkably talented men embraced the opportunity to collaborate on a monumental work of art: “Fall of the Berlin Wall: Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.”
When you think of the City of Brotherly Love, the first things that come to mind are typically the Liberty Bell and cheesesteaks. Not often does the topic of cycling come up, but the growing culture is changing the game.
“If you had a time machine . . .” That is the question this year’s Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) asks. The event takes people on a journey through space and time with a month of performances and exhibitions around Philadelphia.
The 113th United States Open Championship will be hosted by the Merion Golf Club on the East Course in Ardmore, Pennsylvania from June 13-16 2013.
University of Pennsylvania officials announced on Wednesday, March 20, that they will establish a central hub on campus that will better focus on the school's global activities and initiatives.
It seems Philadelphia’s way into the future may be through its ports. At the City of Philadelphia City Council Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy on February 27, business and bureaucratic leaders met to discuss the expansion of Philadelphia in the global economic sphere, with the goal of creating jobs and improving quality of life for citizens. This was the final in a series of hearings on the global economy, which the Council will use in their drafting of new policy regarding global initiatives and programs.