Mann Center for the Performing Arts Launches New Frontiers Festival Inspired by NASA Astronaut and Philadelphia Native Col. Guion Bluford, Jr.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE MANN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS LAUNCHES NEW FRONTIERS FESTIVAL INSPIRED BY NASA ASTRONAUT AND PHILADELPHIA NATIVE COL. GUION BLUFORD, JR.
“Presenting curatorial festivals has become central to the Mann’s strategic vision as we work to reflect our commitment to artistic excellence, collaboration and community focus through unprecedented programming,” said Catherine M. Cahill, president and CEO of the Mann. “This year’s festival presents an opportunity to not only join with many of our longstanding partners, but also to join with new partners of art and science to present exciting new programming that takes the Mann beyond our walls and into the community.”
Through a series of arts initiatives, signature performances and educational projects, audiences of all ages will be encouraged to learn about Bluford’s legacy, to take a greater interest in space exploration and its core subjects of math and science, and to embody in their everyday lives the daring ambition to launch, explore and discover. New Frontiers is presented by the Mann in partnership with NEWorks Productions.
For more info on New Frontiers, visit: http://manncenter.org/NewFrontiers
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