Arts + Culture

  • July 24, 2014

    'Philadelphia 11' blazed trail for women priests in the Episcopal Church

    Forty years ago, women were ordained for the first time as Episcopal priests at the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia. It was an illegal ce...
  • July 24, 2014 |  RECAP

    The appeal of 'things in jars' with Prof. Ouch

    There are plenty of gaffes — or fakes — in the world of curiosities, but for one Philadelphia collector, even fabricated cryptids can be a source of e...
  • July 24, 2014

    New book from Philadelphia comic publisher pays tribute to 'Little Nemo' creator

    The forthcoming book "Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream" is an anthology dedicated to cartoonist and illustrator Winsor McCay, whose work gra...
  • July 24, 2014

    Pa. photographer captures loss of community in 'Abandoned America'

    For residents of Pennsylvania cities, the sight of a boarded up church, a crumbling factory or an abandoned school building often appear as eyesores t...
  • July 24, 2014

    The NewsWorks 6 — famous newsworthy groupings from the Philly region

    The 40th anniversary next week of the Philadelphia 11 — the first women ordained as Episcopal priests — has us remembering some other prominent news s...
  • July 24, 2014

    Steeped in tragic history, Lancaster theater has played many roles

    The Fulton Opera House in Lancaster, Pennsylvania -- a jewel box theater that is one of the oldest in the U.S. -- was built on top of a massacre.
  • July 24, 2014

    Pop-up beer gardens in Philly stirring brouhaha

    Walking by one of Philadelphia's new pop-up beer gardens, you probably wouldn't guess it’s at the center of a huge fight. Decked out with fl...
  • July 23, 2014

    Three N.J. lawmakers move to delay casino closings

    State lawmakers in the Atlantic City area want the New Jersey Casino Control Commission to delay the planned closings of two casinos.
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