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  Beyond Expectations: Engaging Males of Color: Legendary! is a live performance of an infinitive of the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) and is a program partnership between FPA, DBHIDS, and the African American Museum of Philadelphia.
  LiveNation: We thank LiveNation for allowing us to co-present Margaret Cho and Maria Bamford.


FPA Philanthropic Support

Amazon Foundation, Asplundh Foundation, Benevity Causes, Citizens for the Arts in PA, City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, Clayman Family Foundation, Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation, Harmelin Media, Independence Foundation, Leo Modell Foundation, Lindback Foundation, Lomax Family Foundation, Lumpkin Family Foundation, PECO Energy, Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Philadelphia Foundation, PNC Arts Alive, PA Council on the Arts, Quirk Productions, Samuel S, Fels Fund, State Farm Insurance, SWELL, United Way, Waterman II Fund, WHYY, & Zip Sprout


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Special Thanks

Bill Adair, Staci K. Anderson, Elizabeth Asplundh, Emily August, Robert Bachman III, Ivy Barsky, Sarah Bishop-Stone, Jean Canfield, James Claiborne, Dr. Arthur C. Evans, David Haas, Joanne Harmelin, Gayle Isa, David T. Jones, Roland Lamb, Kelly Lee, Kevin Lee, Andrew S. Levitt, Meryl Levitz, Elaine Lindy, Silvio Lund, Bill Marazzo, Kyra McGrath, Gretchen McHale, Matt Nelson, Greg O’Loughlin, Kenn Penn, Elisabeth Perez Luna, Dwayne Redd, Romona Riscoe Benson, Carolyn Schlecker, Molly Schminke, Susan Sherman, Vicki Solot, Nick Stuccio, Gianna Tripodi-Bhisi, Susan Weiss, Dr. Marquita Williams, Patricia Wilson Aden, FPA Board of Directors, members, storytellers, our dedicated team of volunteers and YOU.

Upcoming Events
  • StorySlam: Never Have I Ever
  • Date: August 14, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: Fringe Arts Building
  • Location: 140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • StorySlam: On the Edge at L’Etage (Member Tix onsale Aug. 15)
  • Date: September 18, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: L'Etage
  • Location: 624 S 6th St, Philadelphia