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May 13, 2016

Jackie – “Where I Come From”

Jackie learns to embrace reality and participate in her own happiness.

Jan 28, 2016

Mister – BEyond Expectations

Despite growing up in a house where the kitchen table was used to package drugs, Mister has a bigger vision for his life.

Jan 28, 2016

Martha – “Hooked”

Martha used to be hooked on quitting jobs, but when she finds an opportunity to work as a live-in nanny in a Bell Air palace, she knows she can’t walk out on on this one.

#118 You Got Served
Dec 15, 2015

#118 You Got Served

When an extremely drunk diner stirs up trouble at Otis’ restaurant, he knows just what to do.

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Photo credit: Jen Cleary. The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to WHYY’s NewsWorks.

#117 Only Child
Dec 08, 2015

#117 Only Child

Nisse illustrates the ups and downs of yo-yos, and being an only child.

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

#116  In Their Footsteps
Dec 01, 2015

#116 In Their Footsteps

Jacob explores what it means to be the grandson of a refugee, and retraces the route his family took to escape the Nazis.

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Photo credit: Zamani Feelings. More information about Jacob’s work at www.jacobwinterstein.com. The First Person Arts Podcast is made possible thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Special thanks to WHYY’s NewsWorks.

#115 Confessions of an Illegal Alien
Nov 24, 2015

#115 Confessions of an Illegal Alien

Nimisha tells the story of her family’s brave immigration to America, in search of a better life.

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

#114 Coming Clean
Nov 17, 2015

#114 Coming Clean

Chris‘ clever fibs are no match for his super tough mom.

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

#113 Ready to Check Out?
Nov 10, 2015

#113 Ready to Check Out?

Talia tries to explain incriminating items found in her Amazon shopping cart.

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

#112 What Not to Wear
Nov 03, 2015

#112 What Not to Wear

Clayton discovers what friends are for: tough love and fashion advice.

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

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Upcoming Events
  • First Person Arts StorySlam: Incognito
  • Date: October 17, 2017
  • Time: Doors at 7PM, Slam at 8PM
  • Venue: FringeArts
  • Location: 140 N. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia
  • Commonspace Airs on WHYY (90.9 FM)
  • Date: October 29, 2017
  • Time: 8PM
  • Venue: WHYY FM
  • Location: 90.9 FM