Arts + Culture

  • August 29, 2016

    This year's Barrymore Award nominations cite 41 productions

    A musical from Norristown's Theatre Horizon and a drama from South Philadelphia's Theatre Exile -- the stage companies that won the two top ...
  • August 26, 2016

    Arden's first play of new season causes a bit of drama even before curtain rises

    After 28 years, the Arden Theater in Philadelphia Old City is firmly established as a respectable, professional company in Philadelphia, known for adv...
  • August 26, 2016

    Interfacing the music: Online meetup leads to collaboration of Italian lyricist, Philly composer

    This weekend, two aspiring musical theater artists will debut a musical in Philadelphia. The composer lives in Philadelphia, the lyricist in Rome. Bef...
  • August 25, 2016 |  The Artful Blogger

    The Noyes Museum goes to college

    The idea of going back to college to reinvent oneself may seem appealing, and the Noyes Museum of Art is getting just such an opportunity.
  • August 25, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: Gender competition in a 'Cake Off'

    What came to be known as the Pillsbury Bake-Off began in 1949 with a grand prize of $50,000. And here's what happened in 1996: The prize was rais...
  • August 25, 2016

    With another casino closure looming, Atlantic City workers crowd job fair

    About six weeks before the planned shutdown of the Taj Mahal Casino Hotel puts 1,800 employees out of work in Atlantic City, workers flocked to a job ...
  • August 24, 2016

    With Kenney's blessing, community schools initiative takes flight in Philly

    When starting a job, it’s always nice to hear some words of encouragement, especially when those words come from the mayor of Philadelphia.
  • August 24, 2016

    Worry over family, friends in quake-torn Italy has Philadelphians frantically seeking news

    Philadelphia's Italian community has been racing to computers and phones to get information about loved ones in central Italy, where a massive ea...
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