Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Collective presents ‘Khepera’
Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Collective’s production of ‘Khepera’ is a vital contribution to North Philly theater and to Black women. Kyle V. Hiller reviews.
Theatre Exile presents Jacqueline Goldfinger’s ‘Babel’
The new eugenics
Set in a future in which climate change and advanced genetic testing have reshaped society, Jacqueline Goldfinger’s ‘Babel’ asks the price of a perfect society. Jill Ivey reviews.
The Kimmel Center presents the national tour of ‘Hello, Dolly!’
The national tour of 'Hello, Dolly!' lands at the Academy of Music, continuing to dazzle while remaining faithful to Gower Champion’s original. Christina Anthony reviews.
Lightbox Film Center gets a new home on Broad Street with UArts
Lightbox lives on
Lightbox Film Center, which closed at University City's International House in December, has reopened on Broad Street, in partnership with University of the Arts. Stephen Silver visited the new location before its February grand opening.
The Philadelphia Theatre Company presents Chelsea Marcantel’s ‘Everything is Wonderful’
Chelsea Marcantel’s ‘Everything Is Wonderful’ comes at an opportune time, as women’s rage flares—and men navigate a world that may value them more than they value themselves. Wendy Rosenfield reviews.
The Delaware Symphony Orchestra presents ‘An Evening of Strings with the Mendelssohns’
Four plus four equals great music
Delaware Symphony players meet the Mendelssohns and Caroline Shaw with virtuosic joie de vivre. Gail Obenreder reviews.
The Academy of Vocal Arts presents Donizetti’s ‘La Favorite’
A rare favorite
The Academy of Vocal Arts offers a production of Donizetti’s ‘La Favorite,’ in its original French version, where the worthwhile elements outweigh the questionable ones. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
The Brandywine River Museum of Art presents ‘Votes for Women: A Visual History’
An exhibition at the Brandywine River Art Museum celebrates the centennial of the 19th Amendment with an inclusive look at the faces and artifacts of the movement. Olivia J. B. Baxter reviews.
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‘Here for It, or, How to Save Your Soul in America’ by R. Eric Thomas
The person on the Internet storms the page
R. Eric Thomas, columnist and senior staff writer at ELLE.com, releases ‘Here For It,’ his debut essay collection, exploring code-switching, his sexuality, and being a person on the Internet. Kyle V. Hiller reviews.
Mélomanie presents ‘Music & Art of Iran’
Old and new, east and west
The Mélomanie ensemble makes a chamber-music visit to Persia. Gail Obenreder reviews.