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Monday, June 24, 2019

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Mariana Arteaga by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, we share a drink with Mexican public practice artist Mariana Arteaga. Mariana is the artistic force behind Úumbal: Nomadic Choreography for Inha…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Camae Ayewa aka Moor Mother by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, we share a drink with poet, noise musician and Afro-futurist  Camae Ayewa and discuss her latest project Circuit City. Known as a force of natur…

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Ben Grinberg by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, we had drinks with Ben Grinberg, Artistic Director of Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, instructor at Circadium and Pig Iron, and the curator and hos…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Ben and Sydney Camp by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, listen to Team Sunshine Performance Corporation artist Benjamin Camp discuss getting older with his four year old daughter Sydney, featuring som…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Reverse Gentrification of the Future Now: Essay by Rasheedah Phillips by Raina Searles

Commissioned in conversation with Moor Mother’s Circuit City, running this June 20–22, as part of the High Pressure Fire Service series. The present realities of housing for low-income …

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Shana Kennedy and Sierra Rhoades Nicholls by Raina Searles

In anticipation of our Hand to Hand festival in partnership with Circadium School of Contemporary Circus, Katy and Raina sat down with Circadium’s Executive Director, Shana Kennedy, and fi…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

A Look Back at the History of Contemporary Circus by Raina Searles

By Lexi DeFilippo, Communications Intern Spring 2019 This summer, FringeArts’ annual circus festival Hand to Hand returns to bring the wonder of contemporary circus to the heart of Philade…

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

HPFS Splash: Never Change, Philly by Raina Searles

Continuing our HPFS Splash blog series, we’ll be taking the tops off the metaphorical fire hydrants* and spilling out the information you want to know from our High Pressure Fire Service (…

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Jess Conda, Jenn Kidwell and Betty Smithsonian by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, Jess Conda and Jenn Kidwell, two-thirds of the artistic team behind A Hard Time, sit down to chat with comedian Betty Smithsonian about what…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

HPFS Splash: Gritty Edition by Raina Searles

Continuing our HPFS Splash blog series, we’ll be taking the tops off the metaphorical fire hydrants* and spilling out the information you want to know from our High Pressure Fire Service (…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

HPFS Splash: Philadelphia Favorites, Bonus Edition by Raina Searles

Continuing our HPFS Splash series, we’ll be taking the tops off the metaphorical fire hydrants* and spilling out the information you want to know from our High Pressure Fire Service (HPFS)…

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Who’s Who in High Pressure Fire Service, part two by Raina Searles

by Raina Searles, Marketing Manager In March, we kicked off High Pressure Fire Service (or more colloquially, HPFS, pronounced “hip-fizz”) with an incredibly moving production chronicli…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Brad Wrenn of The Berserker Residents & Christa Cywinski by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, Bradley Wrenn, part of the The Berserker Residents and Christa Cywinski, Director of Trinity Playgroup, sat down to talk about the planning …

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

HPFS Splash: Disconnecting with a Good Book by Raina Searles

Continuing our HPFS Splash blog series, we’ll be taking the tops off the metaphorical fire hydrants* and spilling out the information you want to know from our High Pressure Fire Service (…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

HPFS Splash: Making Art in Philadelphia by Raina Searles

Continuing our HPFS Splash blog series, we’ll be taking the tops off the metaphorical fire hydrants* and spilling out the information you want to know from our High Pressure Fire Service (…

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Cecily Chapman on Public Practice Works by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, hosts Zach Blackwood and Tenara Calem chat with FringeArts ambassador and Le Super Grand Continental (2018) dancer Cecily Chapman. The trio dis…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

HPFS Splash: Philadelphia Favorites by Raina Searles

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking the tops off the metaphorical fire hydrants* and spilling out the information you want to know from our High Pressure Fire Service (HPFS) artists a…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Conversation with Alice Yorke of Lightning Rod Special & Elicia Gonzales by Raina Searles

On this episode of Happy Hour on the Fringe, Alice Yorke, lead artist of The Appointment and Co-Director of Lightning Rod Special and Elicia Gonzales, Executive Director of Women’s Medica…

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

A Fierce Kind of Love Q&A with Tenara Calem by Raina Searles

We sat down with Audience Engagement Coordinator Tenara Calem to chat about connecting and engaging communities around A Fierce Kind of Love, March 1—3 at FringeArts, as part of High Press…

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Monday, February 25, 2019

HPFS: A Commitment to Philadelphia by Raina Searles

With the opening show in the new High Pressure Fire Service series kicking off this weekend, FringeArts Artistic Producers Zach Blackwood and Katy Dammers share what HPFS really stands for …

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Who’s Who in High Pressure Fire Service, part one by Raina Searles

by Raina Searles, Marketing Manager Opening this March, High Pressure Fire Service (or more colloquially, HPFS, pronounced “hip-fizz”) brings an incredible lineup of Philadelphia artist…

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