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  • An Evening with Marcus Samuelsson
  • Date: November 4, 2014
  • Time: VIP Reception: 6-7PM, Main event: Doors at 6PM, Dinner at 7PM
  • Venue: Le Méridien Philadelphia
  • Location: 1421 Arch St., Philadelphia
  • The 13th FPA Grand Slam
  • Date: November 6, 2014
  • Time: Doors at 7PM, Show at 8PM
  • Venue: Prince Music Theater
  • Location: 1412 Chestnut St., Philadelphia

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Philly Native Jen Carroll (Top Chef, Top Chef All-Stars) JUST ADDED as sous chef to An Evening With Marcus Samuelsson!

Celebrity chef and New York Times best-selling author Marcus Samuelsson creates a special meal straight from his new cookbook, featuring relaxed, multicultural dishes that he serves in his own home. Click here for tix and more info.

Festival Tix NOW ON SALE TO ALL!

The only festival of its kind in the world, the 13th Annual First Person Arts Festival presented by PNC Arts Alive features powerful personal stories from leading national artists and everyday people. Click here for tix and more info.

Podcasts Title

Triumph Over Trauma

To say Jeff’s life has been difficult is an understatement. From addiction, to homelessness, to attempted suicide, Jeff eventually finds himself at rock bottom. When he wakes up in a crisis center and decides he’s ready “learn how to live”, an unlikely character helps Jeff discover a new vision for his future.

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The First Person Arts Podcast goes LIVE! for the first time ever on Wed., Nov. 12 as part of the 13th Annual First Person Arts Festival! Grab your tickets now!

The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to Philadelphia Weekly and WHYY’s NewsWorks.