Arts + Culture

  • March 25, 2017

    Pioneer of Philadelphia theater makes playwriting debut

    A longtime trailblazer of Philadelphia theater has written her first play. Blanka Zizka co-founded the Wilma Theater more than 30 years ago and has d...
  • March 25, 2017

    Combatting opioids with paint: Mural Arts sets up shop in heart of epidemic

    It has been all hands on deck as Philadelphia wrestles with a worsening opioid drug crisis, one that has caused upwards of 900 overdose deaths last ye...
  • March 24, 2017

    Grave gardeners bring Victorian blooms to West Philly's Woodlands

    The forecast for this weekend will be great for gardening: warm, and maybe a little wet. Volunteers will be out in force at West Philadelphia's ...
  • March 24, 2017 |  Speak Easy

    Op-ed: Attacking the NEA does not put 'America first'

    I thought about my grandmother last week, when Donald J. Trump unrolled a federal budget proposal that, to no one's surprise, contained not a pen...
  • March 24, 2017 |  PlanPhilly

    Proposed 'sex-positive community center' gets fair hearing from Tacony residents

    Thursday night’s community meeting in Tacony went better than anyone could have expected.
  • March 23, 2017

    Celebrating Benjamin Franklin Parkway's centennial with art, exhibits and fanfare

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, donors and institutions are planning a yearlong series of public art installation...
  • March 23, 2017

    Fabric museum exhibit asks the big question: Who determines when something is art?

    The Philadelphia Museum of Art has become the subject of a new artwork at another museum. The Fabric Workshop and Museum commissioned an artist to ma...
  • March 23, 2017

    'Hamilton' star training CAPA students for museum grand opening

    Next month, the new Museum of the American Revolution will open in Philadelphia, with the help of Joe Biden, Cokie Roberts, and "Hamilton." ...
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