11 episodes

Shining a light on the power of creativity in Pennsylvania communities, Prism digs into the commonwealth's creative ecosystem and how it intersects with almost every aspect of life. This program is produced by Keystone Edge, an online magazine covering what's next and best in Pennsylvania, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. More info at KeystoneEdge.com and Arts.PA.gov.

Prism Keystone Edge / Host: Lee Stabert

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Shining a light on the power of creativity in Pennsylvania communities, Prism digs into the commonwealth's creative ecosystem and how it intersects with almost every aspect of life. This program is produced by Keystone Edge, an online magazine covering what's next and best in Pennsylvania, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. More info at KeystoneEdge.com and Arts.PA.gov.

    Getting creative with artist housing in Pennsylvania

    Getting creative with artist housing in Pennsylvania

    One of the most essential pieces of not only bringing creatives into a neighborhood but keeping them there is housing. Affordable housing. Two organizations on opposite sides of the state are tackling this problem and making their communities stronger in the process.

    • 38 min
    Pennsylvania's festivals offer more than just fun

    Pennsylvania's festivals offer more than just fun

    From live music to chainsaws, Pennsylvania's unique annual festivals celebrate everything under the sun. They also boost their communities, increase local pride, and showcase the host area for a wide swath of new people. The economic benefits redound throughout the year. In this latest episode, we're joined by representatives from Bethlehem's Musikfest and the Ridgway's Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous.

    • 30 min
    Chester cultivates its creative heart

    Chester cultivates its creative heart

    Chester, PA is a small city of over 30,000 nestled along the Delaware River southwest of Philadelphia. It’s a place with a long history. It was incorporated in 1682 and is home to the Chester Courthouse, the oldest existing public building in the United States. It experienced an industrial boom driven by shipyards and manufacturing, followed by periods of unrest and divestment. As you’ll hear in this conversation, it it was also a key site of protest during the civil rights movement.Chester t...

    • 34 min
    Prism season two is POPing off in Pittsburgh

    Prism season two is POPing off in Pittsburgh

    In our first episode of season two, we’re heading west to Pittsburgh where The Andy Warhol Museum is expanding its mission and its footprint. The treasured cultural institution is spearheading the POP District, an initiative that encompasses everything from a live music venue and co-working spaces, to workforce development programs and public art. To talk about the challenges and the incredible promise of this effort, we’re joined by Dan Law, associate director of The Warhol, and Mikael Owunn...

    • 45 min
    Coming Soon: Prism Season 2

    Coming Soon: Prism Season 2

    Season 2 of Prism begins in October! Catch up on previous episodes here and/or get more info on Keystone Edge.

    • 56 sec
    Prism Episode 6: The film biz and the live event industry light up Pennsylvania

    Prism Episode 6: The film biz and the live event industry light up Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania's film industry employs almost 10,000 people in the Pittsburgh region. From the Dark Knight Rises to Netflix series Mindhunter, to an upcoming Ethan Cohen movie, groundbreaking entertainment is being created in southwestern PA.And then there is Lancaster County. Eighty percent of the Billboard top 100 tours were built out and conceptualized at Rock Lititz, a conglomeration of companies and creatives that have created a mecca for the event production sector.These industries have t...

    • 38 min

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