Arts + Culture

  • September 22, 2017

    With nearly magical touch, concierges grant hotel guests' wishes — but numbers diminish

    Jeannie Green, who works in marketing in the Denver area, finds herself in Philadelphia at least once a month for work. Often, she'll stay at the...
  • September 22, 2017

    One Norristown church, in the crosshairs of two natural disasters, gathers to pray

    The majority Latino St. Patrick's Church in Norristown held a special Mass Thursday night to provide healing, relief and catharsis for congregant...
  • September 21, 2017 |  Morning Edition

    Philly Fringe audio diary: 'Close Music for Bodies'

    We're heading into the home stretch of this year's Philadelphia Fringe Festival, with one more weekend remaining.
  • September 20, 2017 |  NewsWorks Tonight

    Opera Philadelphia offers array of works during O17 festival

    After embracing the challenges of staying relevant amid evolving audience tastes and technological transitions, Opera Philadelphia is ready to host it...
  • September 20, 2017

    Video artist traces the scars of war from South Philly to Vietnam

    A Philadelphia video artist born in Vietnam is shooting a documentary chronicling his personal connection to scars the war left on the landscape.
  • September 20, 2017 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: A laff-a-minute 'Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' (Walnut Street Theatre)

    If you're going to overdo the musical "A Funny thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" you may as well get a high-jinkser like Frank Fe...
  • September 19, 2017

    Presenting new vein of terror in familiar haunts of Eastern State Penitentiary

    It's not even October yet, but Halloween season is already starting. This weekend, the historic Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia'...
  • September 18, 2017 |  PBS

    National Book Award nominees share their advice on books, fear and love

    The National Book Foundation announced its 2017 long list of nominees late last week, honoring the year’s best writing in fiction, nonfiction and poet...
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