Stories is an interview series featuring artists and creatives in every neighborhood in Philadelphia. This is a partnership between The Philadelphia Citizen and Forman Arts Initiative, and it will run on both The Citizen and the FAI website.
Trapeta B. Mayson
Next in our series with The Philadelphia Citizen: Poet Trapeta B. Mayson, whose Healing Verse Poetry Line merges her two passions: poetry and mental health.
Next up in our series with The Philadelphia Citizen, Shannon Maldonado on leaving behind a fashion career working with the likes of Ralph Lauren and American Eagle to come home to launch her own South Philly brand, YOWIE.
Kat Echevarria Richter
In the first of a series with The Philadelphia Citizen, Kat Echevarria Richter talks about the Lady Hoofers Tap Ensemble, which is reviving the “Black vernacular” dance form for new audiences.