Arts + Culture

  • July 1, 2015

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - Independence Day Celebrations

    Celebrate "The Roots" of our Independence in Philadelphia and all across the region. Robin Bloom offers a guide to what's going on this...
  • July 1, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Gay rights picketer recalls 1965: 'Somebody had to get out and show their face in public'

    Photographer Kay Lahusen is a longtime gay rights activist who was one of the original picketers at the first gay rights demonstration in Philadelphia...
  • July 1, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Viewing Philly's early gay rights demonstrations from the sidelines, but with no less risk

    Marj McCann is a longtime gay rights activist in Philadelphia who, 50 years ago, refused to participate in the first gay right demonstrations in front...
  • July 1, 2015 |  EssayWorks

    Activist looks back on gay and lesbian community, activism of '60s Philadelphia

    Ada Bello, who emigrated to the United States from Cuba in the 1960s, found in Philadelphia a gay and lesbian community where she felt safe — even if ...
  • July 1, 2015

    'We Are' sculpture installed on Penn State's main campus

    The words "We Are" usually bring the response "Penn State" — and now those first two words have been installed in a 12-foot steel ...
  • June 30, 2015

    Bon Jovi's politics: Cash for Clinton, music for Christie

    Bon Jovi is playing a big role in the 2016 presidential campaign in New Jersey.
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