Arts + Culture

  • April 23, 2014

    New book chronicles Philly couple's daring rescue of 50 Jewish kids on eve of Holocaust

    Monday marks Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the 6 million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis. The story of a Philadelphia couple’s efforts...
  • April 23, 2014

    Jazz musicians take in sites of the city as inspiration for Philly festival

    Some giants from the world of experimental jazz are coming to play the city of Philadelphia -- literally. For the next month, nine musicians will imp...
  • April 23, 2014

    Restaurant plans new statue of Joe Paterno

    Fans of the late Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno are planning to commission a new bronze statue of him, and place it across from the ...
  • April 23, 2014 |  View Finders Blog

    Philly artists perform for more funding at City Hall [video]

    Arts organizations from across Philadelphia performed at City Hall on Tuesday to garner support for restoring arts funding in the city.
  • April 23, 2014

    'Dry' town supporters clash with Swarthmore College over alcohol-serving inn

    Nestled in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Swarthmore boasts quiet tree-lined neighborhoods and the campus of Swarthmore College. Now the borough in Del...
  • April 23, 2014

    Love's labor rewarded as winning poems celebrate Bard's birth

    Today, William Shakespeare would have been 450 years old. Sort of.
  • April 22, 2014

    Philly dragon boat paddlers finally have a real home on the Schuylkill

    A new dock has been built on the west side of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, specifically designed to be used by dragon boats.
  • April 22, 2014

    Celebrating Earth Day with a solar farm stand in Philly

    What could be better to celebrate Earth Day than a solar farm stand? Greensgrow Farms, a nonprofit farm in Philadelphia, did just that as it dedicated...