‘The Secret Lives of Color’ by Kassia St. Clair
Hues you can use
Who knew hues could be so riveting? Gail Obenreder reviews Kassia St. Clair’s colorful book.
‘Stan Hochman Unfiltered,’ edited by Gloria Hochman
More than sports
‘Stan Hochman Unfiltered’ highlights an iconic Philly voice that took readers beyond the stats. Pamela Forsythe reviews.
Streaming in quarantine: ‘BoJack Horseman’ vs. ‘The Good Place’
Your guide to two TV gems
Picking the right philosophical approach to your TV-in-isolation experience can be a daunting task. With zero spoilers, Mina Reinckens helps you choose the show that’s right for your quarantine.
‘The Third Rainbow Girl’ by Emma Copley Eisenberg
The only way to cope with loss
Philly author Emma Copley Eisenberg’s debut, ‘The Third Rainbow Girl,’ discovers the aftermath of a murder in Appalachia that resonates throughout America. Katy Scarlett reviews.
Philly's No Rent Records presents new albums from Kyle Press and Boy Dirt Car
DIY music for the home and the heart
Quarantined at home but craving the one-of-a-kind music of Philadelphia’s illustrious DIY scene? Aaron Pond is, too, with Kyle Press’s ‘Overtones, Drones, and Saxophones’ and Boy Dirt Car’s ‘Venice Beach.’
Theater artists are at work during the COVID-19 lockdown. Here’s how—and where to find them
Quarantine has never killed theater, and it’s not about to
With theaters all over the country going dark indefinitely because of the coronavirus, how will live art continue to thrive? Dramaturg Alix Rosenfeld has news for you.
Your Philly guide to reclaiming Jazz Month in the age of social distancing
Singing the coronavirus blues
Suzanne Cloud sings the blues about the sounds of silence in the city, just as we were looking forward to all the Philly concerts for Jazz Month in April. But there’s hope for homebound jazz lovers—and neophytes who want in on the fun.
The Philadelphia Orchestra presents a live-stream of Beethoven’s 5th and 6th
Orchestra for one, your stream is ready
The COVID-19 pandemic and Mayor Kenney’s prohibition of large gatherings forced the Philadelphia Orchestra to live-stream a Beethoven concert from an empty Verizon Hall. Cameron Kelsall reflects on catching the concert from home and the effect of social distancing on the performing arts.
Liquid Loft presents ‘Foreign Tongues’ at the Kimmel Center
We are each other
In ‘Foreign Tongues,’ Austrian dance company Liquid Loft mingled with the audience to explore communication through space and gesture and the spoken word. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
The Resident Ensemble Players present Arthur Miller’s ‘The Crucible’
A chilling distillation
Irish director Ben Barnes takes on American troubles with REP’s ‘Crucible.’ Gail Obenreder reviews.