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The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival stands against anti-Asian violence, and so can you
No place for anti-Asian hate
When a board member of SAG-AFTRA shared a blatantly anti-Chinese meme earlier this year, the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival responded strongly. Marta Rusek talks with festival director Selena Yip and suggests ways for everyone to step up.
Seven tips for transforming in-person conferences into irresistible online experiences
If you stream it, will they come?
Conference veterans and networking mavens Neil Bardhan and Marta Rusek have your guide to organizing virtual gatherings that don’t suck (unless they involve Dracula).
How to survive the pandemic when you're home alone and horny
The next sexual revolution is in our hands
Let’s be honest about one of the toughest things in lockdown: unless you live with a partner, your sex life is on hold. Marta Rusek talks to Philly experts on keeping things spicy anyway.
Artists like Charles Burwell, Chad States, and Symone Salib grace the new Fashion District
Identity through art?
Amid a dreary modern-mall backdrop, Philly’s Percent for Art program distinguishes the former Gallery mall with some instantly iconic pieces throughout. But is it for everyone? Marta Rusek considers.
Innovative storytelling shines at the 41st annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
New name, new outlook
This year’s festival focuses on what is perceived as the “next wave of Jewish storytelling.” Marta Rusek previews.
The Kimmel Cultural Campus presents the national tour of Aaron Sorkin’s To Kill a Mockingbird
A new, nonlinear retelling of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, stopping in Philly on its national tour, makes us face an America that never really changed. Marta Rusek reviews.