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Three woman having lunch on a sunny day at the outside tables on Penn Avenue. Three woman having lunch on a sunny day at the outside tables on Penn Avenue. Lunchtime on Penn Avenue. Photo by John Altdorfer
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$456,000 awarded in ‘transformational’ Advancing Black Arts grants

Six years ago, Shikeith Cathey, a Phil­a­del­phia-born art­ist, wanted to make a film and do his first solo ex­hi­bi­tion of pho­to­graphs.

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Penn State Readiness Institute launches Hope Moonshot to send messages to the moon

Readiness Institute wants to collect our hopes and dreams — and send them to the moon. Literally.

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‘Proud to Protect Pittsburgh’ campaign urges public health steps to prevent covid-19 spread

Proud to Protect Pittsburgh, a public service initiative promoted by regional business leaders, is encouraging Pittsburghers to take concrete steps to prevent the spread of covid-19. Launched Friday, its central message is: “Be proud to


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Newly established Readiness Institute at Penn State names inaugural leader

Penn State has announced the appointment of Justin W. Aglio as senior director of the Readiness Institute (RI) at Penn State, a unit of Penn State Outreach.

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The Heinz Endowments awards grant to Penn State Outreach for Readiness Institute

The Heinz Endowments approved a $450,000 grant that will be awarded to Penn State Outreach in January to operate Penn State's Readiness Institute, which was launched this fall.

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Endowments awards major funding to support region’s arts organizations impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

37 organizations receive $5.75 million in arts and creative learning funding

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