Vision Thru Art class offers creative and social outlet to vision-impaired (via NewsWorks)

Besty Clayton is glazing a replacement of a ballerina sculpture she made years ago for her granddaughter. Clayton explains that the original broke beyond repair in many pieces while transporting. Clayton is a member of the Vision Thru Art class at the Allans Lane Are Center in the Mt Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. (Bas Slabbers)
Besty Clayton is glazing a replacement of a ballerina sculpture she made years ago for her granddaughter. Clayton explains that the original broke beyond repair in many pieces while transporting. Clayton is a member of the Vision Thru Art class at the Allens Lane Are Center in the Mt Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA. (photo by Bastiaan Slabbers)

About a dozen students gather in the basement of Allens Lane Art Center in Mt. Airy for their weekly sculpting class. They spend the time working on long-term pieces, learning new techniques and catching up with each other. They are students in the center’s class for the visually-impaired…

…story by Neema Roshania continues on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org

Artists collective opens its Germantown home for weekend concert [VIDEO]

Germantown’s Baynton Street is not the first place that comes to mind as a venue for artists collectives hosting out-of-town performers for a night of music, craft beers and company. But on Friday night, that’s what drew more than two dozen people…

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A NW Philly barber is witness to changing times over his 60 years at the chair

Don Murphy's Barbershop
On a weekday morning at the little barbershop in the heart of
Mt. Airy, barber Don Murphy cuts the hair of Gordon Conwell.
Conwell has come to Murphy’s for more than 50 years.
(Processed version of the original. Click the images to read the
story and see the rest of the photos in this series of 14 published
on WHYY’s NewsWorks.org) 

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