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 more than 900 overdose deaths last yea...
  • 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...
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