Arts + Culture

  • July 3, 2015

    Everything is 'specifically' illuminated: neuroscientist-turned-artist uses photolithography to light up the brain

    A Philadelphia-based neuroscientist-turned-artist has attempted a rather ambitious task: turning Philadelphia into one, inter-connected brain in a one...
  • July 2, 2015

    Following a true American original: Horace Pippin

    Self-taught, American artist Horace Pippin grew up in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He lived through World War I, segregation and loss, as well as succ...
  • July 2, 2015

    A mural to fight gambling addiction in South Philly might also target new casino

    A new mural depicting the dangers of gambling addiction is up in a South Philadelphia neighborhood that's full of immigrants from Southeast Asia....
  • July 2, 2015

    Honoring Philly pioneers who led way to same-sex marriage ruling

    The man behind last week's Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide made a stop in Center City Thursday to celebrate the 50...
  • July 2, 2015

    Raising high the roof beam -- in the name of art and community

    A West Philadelphia artist collective housed in an old warehouse space large enough to create monumental sculptures now has an exhibition at the Penns...
  • July 2, 2015

    Concussion concerns arise after World Cup collision

    During the Women's World Cup soccer semifinals, many watched Morgan Brian and Alexandra Popp collide head-to-head -- and then get right back into...
  • July 1, 2015

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Independence Day Celebrations

    Celebrate "The Roots" of our Independence in Philadelphia and all across the region. Robin Bloom offers a guide to what's going on this...
  • July 1, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Gay rights picketer recalls 1965: 'Somebody had to get out and show their face in public'

    Photographer Kay Lahusen is a longtime gay rights activist who was one of the original picketers at the first gay rights demonstration in Philadelphia...
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