Arts + Culture

  • September 17, 2014

    New survey shows Americans lack understanding of own government

    227 years ago today, the US Constitution was signed, and its anniversary is being celebrated in Philadelphia and across the country by new and continu...
  • September 17, 2014

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Remembering Tony Auth

    Fall festivals, concerts, theater shows, art exhibits, and much more to choose from this week!
  • September 17, 2014

    Devoted fans in Philly will miss The Church's eclectic music

    It's the end of an era for a Philadelphia venue that gave the world Arcade Fire, Mumford Sons, and even the vocal stylings of Ryan Gosling.
  • September 17, 2014

    New Philly exhibit casts parallels between slave trade, modern sweatshops

    The African American Museum in Philadelphia has opened a new art installation that links the African slave trade with modern-day sweatshop labor.
  • September 16, 2014

    Book by father-son writing team chronicles life of Richardson Dilworth

    The newly transformed Dilworth Plaza--now Dilworth Park--officially opened this month along the west side of Philadelphia City Hall. And many if not m...
  • September 16, 2014

    Remembering Tony Auth's advice: Keep it simple

    Cartoonists have a love/hate relationship with drawing obituary cartoons. For some, it's easy to knock out a "Joan Rivers at the pearly gate...
  • September 16, 2014

    The wild rumpus is ending as Philly's Rosenbach prepares to return bulk of Sendak collection

    For fans and researchers, one place has become synonymous with Maurice Sendak's body of work -- the prestigious Rosenbach Museum and Library in P...
  • September 16, 2014 |  LISTEN

    Theater critic Howie Shapiro takes a good look at his job

    When this year's Fringe Festival ends, NewsWorks theater blogger Howie Shapiro will have seen 17 performances in less than two weeks.
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