Reporter / Curator
Cassie Owens is a reporter/curator for BillyPenn.com. She was assistant editor at Next City and has contributed to Philadelphia City Paper, Metro, the Jewish Daily Forward, The Islamic Monthly and Spoke, among other publications. She's regularly covered culture and urban policy, from writing the first profile of YouTube personality Peanut Live to reporting on Newark's Valentine's Day vacant lot sale.
It has everything from Sun Ra to “Summertime” to the Action News theme.
More than 45 local podcasts will record live in venues around the city over the next two weekends
Painter and photographer Ada Trillo spent three years in Juarez’s poorest brothels, where sex trafficking is rampant.
Proceeds from Thursday’s show at Boot & Saddle with go toward the music nonprofit Beyond the Bars.
Siempre Salsa Philly is hosting a weeklong event series with the goal of reaching new audiences.
Why the celebrated author’s essays still carry a punch in 2017.
“Hopefully we can change people’s minds.”
A new Pennsylvania bill would make the names of animal abusers convicted of felonies and misdemeanors public information.
North Philly native Ronald Crawford is holding an open therapy workshop tomorrow, hoping to reach Philadelphians dealing with trauma.
Students will celebrate the new marker this weekend, but a disagreement over paperwork has delayed permanent installation.