Crystal Sparrow is a writer, editor, and educator based in Philadelphia. When she’s not writing media reviews, interviewing fascinating creatives, or covering myriad events; she is getting way too attached to video game characters, employing her encyclopedic knowledge of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine to wow people at parties, or giving shouty pop-punk concerts in her living room to the—let’s go with “delight”—of her neighbors.
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The Delaware Art Museum presents ‘Posing Beauty in African American Culture’
‘Posing Beauty’ at the Delaware Art Museum is an especially important offering for Wilmington and beyond. Crystal Sparrow reviews.
The 25th anniversary of Philadelphia’s International Locks Conference
The Locks Conference is a beloved, important Philadelphia institution that promotes art, entrepreneurship, health, and wellness. Crystal Sparrow reflects on its history, and how it parallels her own journey.
Spotlighting the Philly creative scene with Anne Ishii
The art of moving and making
Anne Ishii talks hosting the new season of WHYY’s Movers & Makers, translating bara manga, and the power of art that takes its time. Crystal Sparrow profiles.
Shofuso Japanese Cultural Center presents the Sakura Concert Series
Cherry blossoms and fusions of Asian and Black cultures
The Sakura Concert Series of the Shofuso Cherry Blossom Festival of Philadelphia captures the essence of spring and cross-culture. Crystal Sparrow previews.