Arts + Culture

  • August 1, 2015

    Storytelling event aimed at engaging Philly men of color in conversations around mental health

    Philadelphia officials want men of color to talk more openly about mental health. And an event series launching Friday aims to kick-start the conversa...
  • July 31, 2015

    Documentary shines a light on spirit, activism, abiding voice of poet Sonia Sanchez

    When Sonia Sanchez talks about herself, she may not really be talking about herself. In her performance-poem “Middle Passage,” which opens the new do...
  • July 31, 2015

    Arising from ashes of old Philly opera company, Vulcan Festival hopes to live long and prosper

    This weekend, the Prince Theater in Philadelphia debuts a new opera festival rising from the remains of an old opera company. The Vulcan Lyric Summer...
  • July 30, 2015 |  The Artful Blogger

    Princeton Art Museum offers a rare look at some its hidden watercolor paintings

    There's something about watercolor painting that seems a perfect fit for a summer exhibition – perhaps the watery way the paint absorbs into the ...
  • July 30, 2015

    Manayunk distillery looks to wind back time with a sip of gin [photos]

    The first thing you notice when you crack a bottle of Liberty Gin open is a strong lemon aroma. Walter Palmer, a Manayunk resident who founded Palmer ...
  • July 30, 2015 |  The Remix with Dr. James Peterson

    A monument to 21st century Philadelphia, and BlackStar fest showcases film about murdered Detroit trans woman

    Maori Karmael Holmes joins us to preview Philadelphia's BlackStar Film Festival, now in its fourth year, featuring 60 films from four continents....
  • July 29, 2015

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Travel through Time

    Travel from the Renaissance to the Antebellum South to the Jazz Age in one week. Robin Bloom offers her picks.
  • July 29, 2015

    Children act as chorus in very adult 'Winter's Tale' in Clark Park

    The annual performance of Shakespeare in West Philadelphia's Clark Park opens Wednesday with "The Winter's Tale." The dark, psycho...
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