11 Days of Love Stories 2022 Festival Recap

11 Days of Love Stories 2022 Festival Recap

“THE FUTURE DEPENDS ON YOUR JOY!” This quote inspired the 11 Days of Love Stories 2022 festival and fueled Love Now Media’s creation of community spaces centered on storytelling, the arts, and play across Philadelphia.  Each event enabled festival...
A Mover on a Mission to Heal

A Mover on a Mission to Heal

Twerking brings shame for some. Others use it to advocate for justice and wellness. Leaira Soulight, a wellness leader, teaches monthly twerk classes in Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Soulaira Studios. By Jos Duncan Asé “This is a sacred space. There is no room for...
Breaking Barriers on Boathouse Row

Breaking Barriers on Boathouse Row

Philly is home to the only Black-owned rowing company in U.S. sports Brannon Johnson starting her row on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of BLJ Community Rowing. By Kristin Holmes The tranquility of the Schuylkill River calls out to Brannon...
Angels: A Love Letter

Angels: A Love Letter

By Kim Russell  She was a Happy One. A Gift from God with a smile that could light up a room. The Dark Beauty dancing among the roses,  Singing along with Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine Well-mannered beyond her time,  And much like the magic...