Arts + Culture

  • July 29, 2016

    Philly leaders proud of city response to convention, protests

    As Democratic delegates say goodbye to Philadelphia, the city's top officials are starting to crunch the numbers.
  • July 28, 2016

    Lady Gaga, Lenny Kravitz offer DNC delegates a little razzle-dazzle and chance to unwind

    Delegates attending the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia were treated to a free concert in Camden featuring Lady Gaga, Lenny Kravitz, an...
  • July 27, 2016

    Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show' hits the streets of Philadelphia

    The Daily Show, Comedy Central's nightly comedic take on the news, is taping in Philadelphia this week for the Democratic National Convention.
  • July 27, 2016

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Powers of the President

    Robin Bloom offers suggestions for what to do this week!
  • July 27, 2016 |  PlanPhilly

    For DNC Philadelphia archive showcases evolving American democracy, from founding fathers to fights for equality

    If you stop by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP) this week, you'll see a collection of prized treasures—with a strong civil rights theme.
  • July 27, 2016

    In the shadow of DNC, artists gathering ideas on big philosophical questions

    What makes the good life? What are our truths? These are the philosophical questions that underlie many of our larger political debates. And they ar...
  • July 26, 2016 |  Speak Easy

    Essay: Rediscovering Spruce Street's power to unite Philadelphians

    When I first heard of Spruce Street Harbor Park, I thought: Cool — they are finally doing something about the boring concrete expanse that is Penn...
  • July 26, 2016

    Rock the Vote comes of age with 'Truth to Power' art installation [photos]

    Last week, an army of volunteers wearing cut-off shorts and drinking bottled iced coffee were busy transforming a former factory floor at 990 Spring G...
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