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PHILADELPHIA (Nov. 18, 2015) – The Mann Center for the Performing Arts announced today that Andrew Hamilton and Gordon Wilder have been appointed to the board of directors.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brianna Taylor / 215-568-2525 

If You Go: 

Liberty: Unplugged! Town Hall 

Date: Saturday, Sept. 12 

Time: 1 – 4 p.m. 

Place: Moore College of Art & Design 

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Press Coverage

Fresh off opening for Taylor Swift on her 1989 world tour, Shawn Mendes is headlining his own. The 17-year-old pop star released the da

 Yannick Nézet-Séguin's fifth season as Philadelphia Orchestra music director might not immediately look that different from the previous four.

Symphony orchestras across the country are downsizing because of dwindling attendance, but in an unusual twist, certain shows are delighting a new generation of fans and helping concert halls sell more tickets.

At the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, a symphony orchestra played to a crowd where some fans were actually dressed in costume, CBS News' Omar Villafranca reports.

Fans were there to experience music from their favorite video game, "The Legend of Zelda," organized in a four-movement symphony.

Francesca Buchalski leaned heavily on plastic foam, floral wire and other craft-store staples to assemble evening wear for her first orchestra concert last month at Philadelphia’s Mann Center for the Performing Arts.

Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announces grant recipients

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