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The Weekly Roundup, September 8-14
West Craft Fest, Sunny War and David Sickmen come to town, and ‘The Ever Present’ premieres
A crafter's delight hits West Philly, Theatre Exile hosts R. Eric Thomas's new play, and a doubleheader jams out at People's Light. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
The Weekly Roundup, September 1-7
Tadaima 2021, Pedrito Martinez, Andrea Walls, 'POOL,' and 'A Saturday Jawn'
A festival celebrating Japanese Americans, a new exhibit from Fairmount Water Works, and Vinyl Tap returns to Amalgam. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
The Weekly Roundup, August 26-September 1
An operatic Verzuz, plays for West Philly and Germantown, and Street Movies all over town
Philly shows up for itself with offerings in theater, opera, and film in various neighborhoods in the city. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
The Weekly Roundup, August 18-24, 2021
Summer flamenco Tablao, Streets Dept parade, A Thousand Fibers, and Salsa Shines Through
Artsi and Pasión y Arte bring back Tablao, Streets Dept parades for vaccinations, A Thousand Fibers honors a Philly resident, and a new Mural Arts project fuses salsa with self-expression. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
The Weekly Roundup, July 28-August 4
Picks for the tenth annual BlackStar Film Festival
A selection of films to check out for this year's BlackStar Film Festival. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
The August 2021 repertory movie roundup
'Black Panther', the reborn Lightbox, and the return of 'The Room'
A highlight reel of film screenings in the Greater Philadelphia area in August. Stephen Silver rounds up.
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare’s An Iliad
Homer, then and now
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents An Iliad, a modern-day adaptation of Homer's classic. David Block reviews.
The Weekly Roundup, July 21, 2021
Illustrating Public Paint Day, folk music at People’s Light, and writing with Chet’la Sebree
Painting with Mural Arts, discovering folk with People's Light, and the Wilmington Writers Conference highlight the week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
The Delaware Art Museum presents Collecting and Connecting: Recent Acquisitions 2010-2020
How does a museum add to its collection? And why? Delaware Art Museum’s Collecting and Connecting: Recent Acquisitions 2010-2020 has adventurous answers. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Lovers, friends, and fairies
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival moves outdoors this season with an ebullient, endearingly goofing staging of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Cameron Kelsall reviews.