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  • In conversation with Stanford Thompson, founder and executive director of Play On Philly A public and private school music educator for more than 20 years, Brendan Slocumb has performed on violin with the Washington Metropolitan Symphony, the… more

  • In conversation with Britt James, founder of  Philly Unknown In 2015, British hairstylist Joshua Coombes hit the streets of London with a pair of scissors and an extraordinary idea—that giving free haircuts to those who are experiencing… more

  • Natalie Diaz is the author of When My Brother Was an Aztec , an “ambitious . . . beautiful” ( New York Times ) American Book Award–winning poetry collection that ruminates on her sibling’s drug addiction. A former professional basketball player,… more

  • In conversation with Chris Jackson, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, One World; and  Khadijah Costley White, Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University Winning on a platform of prison reform in a city… more

  • In conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel Introduced by Virginia Sanchez Quiara Alegría Hudes won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play  Water by the Spoonful , a story of “shimmering, sustaining warmth” ( New… more

  • In conversation with Jacinda Barrett, Traveler, Actress on Netflix Bloodline, Writer, Mother, Wife and all the rest of it. Beth Kephart is the author of more than 30 books across a wide range of genres, including poetry, young adult fiction, and,… more

  • Architectural critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 20 years, Inga Saffron won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her sagacious critiques of urbanism, planning, and Philly’s hyper-rapid transformation after a half-century slump. An Inquirer… more

  • In conversation with Michael Klein, editor/producer of inquirer.com/food and @phillyinsider Originally a meeting place for South Philly’s Abruzzi-American community, the members-only Palizzi Social Club is now one of America’s hottest… more

  • In conversation with Rakia Reynolds , founder and CEO of Skai Blue Media The firebrand former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue and the first African American ever to hold the post of beauty and health director in Condé Nast’s 107-year history,… more

  • Watch the video here . In conversation with Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appétit Joe Beddia is the owner and chef of Philly’s own Pizzeria Beddia, named by Bon Appétit as the best pizza in America. This distinction is not surprising, considering that he… more

  • Watch the video here . Employing “agile prose and clever observations” ( New York Times Book Review ), Lauren Grodstein  is the author of four novels, including the New York Times bestseller A Friend of the Family and the Washington Post Book of… more

  • “Leaders in a food revolution that sees mainstream chefs putting vegetables at the center of the plate” ( Associated Press ), Philly natives and husband-and-wife team Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby are co-owners of Vedge, a local mecca for foodies… more

  • “A gifted, even poetic writer” ( New York Times ), Beth Kephart is the author of 18 books across a wide range of genres, most notably the memoir. The award-winning Handling the Truth offers a thoughtful meditation on the questions that lie at the… more

  • A “singular leader for his generation” ( Philadelphia Inquirer ) of chefs, South Philly native Marc Vetri brings a bold, contemporary sensibility to the classic Italian cuisine served at his seven local restaurants, including the eponymous Vetri,… more

  • Managing partner of Philadelphia’s celebrated Marc Vetri family of restaurants, for over 15 years Jeff Benjamin has helped make the Vetri brand synonymous with quality fine-dining with his impeccable standards, attention to detail, wide range of… more

  • “One of the most respected crime reporters in the country” ( 60 Minutes ), George Anastasia was a long-time writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer , where he earned two Pulitzer Prize nominations (and a hit contract from then-Philly crime boss John… more

  • Food Network stars and owners of popular barbecue joints in Memphis, Nashville, and New York, Pat and Gina Neely have charmed fans across the country with their “down-home, food-and-booty jubilance” ( Ebony ). Down Home with the Neelys debuted in… more

  • Virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier is “one of the deepest thinkers on the impacts of technology on society” ( New York Times ). His book, You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto — “a tonic and necessary call for humanism” ( Booklist )—detailed his… more

  • Food Network icon Rachael Ray is host of the Emmy Award–winning syndicated show Rachael Ray, as well as 30-Minute Meals and Tasty Travels. Her bestselling cookbooks include The Book of Burger and Rachael Ray’s Look + Cook— a “bullet-proof recipe… more

  • Named America’s Best Chef by Time magazine, Thomas Keller is the renowned proprietor and chef of legendary restaurants Bouchon, per se, The French Laundry, Ad Hoc, and Bouchon Bakery. He is also the author of several cookbooks from his innovative… more