• First Person Arts
  • Email Sign up
  • Donate
  • About Us
  • Events
  • Social Impact
  • Storytelling
  • Festival
  • support_button
  • stories_button
  • Support
  • Slide 1
  • Slide 2
  • Slide 3
  • Slide 4
  • Slide 5
  • Slide 6

Upcomingevents Title

Upcomingevents Title

  • StorySlam @ L’Etage: Mischief
  • Date: October 28, 2014
  • Time: Doors at 7:30PM, Slam starts at 8:30PM
  • Venue: L'Etage Cabaret
  • Location: 6th and Bainbridge Streets, Philadelphia

Breakingnews Title

Breakingnews Title

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

The Art of Gift Giving

A persistent 8-year-old Megan convinces her conservative mother to let her go to a birthday party. Megan is very proud to present her elaborately wrapped present to the birthday girl, but the adults are acting a little funny about the gift.


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.

Photo by Jen Cleary.