Arts + Culture

  • May 23, 2016

    Atlantic City casino profits up 31 percent

    Atlantic City's casinos saw their collective operating profit rise by 31 percent in the first three months of the year in another hopeful sign th...
  • May 23, 2016

    With new app, Philly woman adds criticism, complexity to museum's chronicle of Bush years

    If you ever find yourself on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, you might visit the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum...
  • May 23, 2016 |  EssayWorks

    Why we need 'Blazing Saddles' now more than ever

    Mel Brooks' takedown of racism in America, the 1974 film "Blazing Saddles," is still relevant and funny as hell thanks to its empowerin...
  • May 22, 2016

    Film coming on history-making Philadelphia violinist

    The Philadelphia Orchestra is now in China, beginning a three-week tour of Asia. It is its 11th tour China, since it became the first American orchest...
  • May 20, 2016

    Philadelphia synagogue to hold its first LGBT shabbat

    Friday night a conservative Jewish congregation in downtown Philadelphia will host shabbat for the city's LGBT community. It will be the first ti...
  • May 20, 2016

    A dramatically different feel to Parkway celebration for Fourth of July

    Philadelphia is going in a decidedly different direction for the Fourth of July Concert this year. Organizers are calling it something for everyone.
  • May 20, 2016 |  EssayWorks

    Philly premiere dramatizing Trayvon Martin's last day projects powerful message

    The life and untimely death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is back in the spotlight. This time, however, a positive light is being shined. On May 12, 2...
  • May 20, 2016 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: Digging into 'The Secret Garden'

    However much time you're able to spend in the garden these days, it's nothing compared to the classy cast of the musical "The Secret Ga...
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