Arts + Culture

  • April 17, 2014 |  Listen

    Dan Fagin, 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winner, sees Toms River story as cautionary tale

    Environmental journalist Dan Fagin's 2013 book "Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation," has just earned him the 2014 Pulitzer Pr...
  • April 17, 2014 |  Recap

    Holy Week, contemplative for some, marks busiest time for Christ Church organist

    With this year's overlapping of Passover and Holy Week, many area residents are sharing a period of contemplation and somber reflection. It'...
  • April 17, 2014

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - 'The Fairy Queen,' Jazz Fest, and Spring Blooms

    Looking for something to do this week? WHYY's Robin Bloom offers her suggestions.
  • April 17, 2014

    In Pa. schools, movement to keep school librarians on the books

    Researchers say school libraries across the state still lack the proper resources, but staffing levels may be increasing in the next school year.
  • April 17, 2014

    A special hen rules the roost in suburban Philly chicken flock (photos)

    Raising chickens in suburban Philadelphia is not something state agriculture officials track, but they suspect interest in so-called "hobby flock...
  • April 17, 2014

    Sneak peek: New stuff, locally grown

    Next season's production lineups are floating in like spring breezes. The area's 50-plus professional stage companies – the ones that have a...
  • April 17, 2014 |  The Artful Blogger

    Trenton exhibit highlights Newark's growing arts scene

    If you haven't been to Newark lately, there's a renaissance going on. And as with so much urban renewal, the catalyst is the arts. There...
  • April 17, 2014 |  Germantown/Mt. Airy

    They learned how to eat fire, swallow swords and lie on beds of nails in Germantown [video]

    "If you're game for it," said David Darwin, "I'll light your hand on fire briefly." Ok, before we go on, some context i...