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Raise the Curtain: Arts Jobs in Post-COVID Philadelphia

Arts & Culture is a $4.1 billion economic engine for Philadelphia. A year into the pandemic, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance estimates a $371.7 million loss in revenue in Arts & Culture for the city. That’s approximately a million dollar loss each day.

Actress, singer and OAK Street Initiative Board Member Phyllis Pastore spoke with Ed Cambron, COO & Executive Vice President of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts about the re-emergence of the arts as we move beyond the pandemic. An excerpt from their conversation:


You can view the full conversation here.











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