Arts + Culture

  • February 27, 2017 |  Black History Untold: Joy | Kameelah Rashad

    Essay: Finding joy in faith and culture

    We hear a lot about black trauma and pain and suffering, but I feel like we cannot have that conversation if we also don't talk about love and jo...
  • February 27, 2017

    Philadelphia's bug house adds hermetically-sealed butterfly pavillion

    A bug museum in Philadelphia's Holmesburg neighborhood has expanded its footprint to include one of the largest butterfly pavilions in the countr...
  • February 26, 2017 |  NPR

    Bill Paxton, prolific actor and star of 'Titanic' and 'Apollo 13,' dies at 61

    Bill Paxton, prolific actor and big-screen fixture for decades, has died at the age of 61. In a statement released to media outlets Sunday, a family r...
  • February 26, 2017 |  Black History Untold: Joy | Sonny Hill

    Essay: Sonny Hill rose to the top of his field, when few other people of color could

    I was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time, and carry myself in a manner that would let those who normally would not get a chan...
  • February 25, 2017 |  Black History Untold: Joy | Keasha Hanton

    Essay: Embracing natural hair, 'I was happy to be nappy'

    I am a beautician by trade, but I transition women and children from chemically relaxed hair to embracing their natural texture. And just letting them...
  • February 24, 2017

    The streets of Philadelphia are the canvas for Barnes Foundation's exhibition

    This weekend, the Barnes Foundation opens an exhibition that goes beyond the walls of its gallery on the Parkway in Philadelphia. "Person of the...
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