Arts + Culture

  • November 27, 2015 |  LISTEN

    African drum and dance troupe highlights Senegal in annual Thanksgiving performance [photos]

    Thanksgiving weekend has a lot of traditions — besides turkey, there's the parade and Black Friday shopping. Philadelphia is home to another tra...
  • November 27, 2015

    Last call for Snockey's after more than a century

    One of the last of Philadelphia old-school oyster houses is closing after 103 years. Snockey's on Second Street, family-owned since 1912, never ...
  • November 27, 2015

    Philadelphia going to the dogs ... in a good way

    It might be a dog-eat-dog world, but Philadelphia is putting out the welcome mat for canine travelers.
  • November 27, 2015

    Should Black Friday be renamed Museum Friday?

    Museums are normally like Loverboy: they're working for the weekend. Typical Friday attendance is meh, but Black Friday is a different ballgame. ...
  • November 26, 2015

    Prescribing antidotes for a team more turkey than Eagle

    This football season has been painful for Eagles fans. It's been very disappointing in light of what was billed as a possible Superbowl year for ...
  • November 26, 2015

    Understanding a slave's essential role in the Colonial kitchen

    The center of many homes is the kitchen; for a lot of people that is where the most activity and gathering happens. That was also true in Colonial hom...
  • November 26, 2015

    New Jersey mall workers petition stores to opt out of 'Black Friday'

    Black Friday, the unofficial launch of the holiday shopping season, is coming early this year. At some stores, it's already here. To jump-start s...
  • November 25, 2015

    "City in a Park" offers history--and stunning images--of Fairmount Park

    It's the pride of Philadelphia. Fairmount Park is considered to be one of the world's finest urban parks. It wasn't always so. The lega...
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