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EARLY WORD: Think Harder, Philadelphia

 

Phawker’s Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Valania will be moderating a Thinkfest panel discussion on the Philadelphia music scene tomorrow at 9:15 in the Grand Ballroom of the Rittenhouse Hotel.

THE NEW SOUND OF PHILADELPHIA

IVAN BARIAS

This Grammy-nominated producer of duo Carvin & Ivan, Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC), cultural ambassador, and the president of Philly’s Recording Academy chapter has brought a new wave of energy to Philadelphia.

JOSH DUBIN

One of Philly’s greatest proponents of the arts, Dubin—Special Projects Coordinator for the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy—weaves art into the fabric of the economic and social scene of our city.

MARK CHRISTMAN

Founder of Ars Nova Workshop and dubbed a “local hero,” Christman inspires Philadelphians with experimental music.

Moderator: Jonathan Valania, Music Journalist, founder of Phawker

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