Will Paige Price make or break Philadelphia Theatre Company?
Coming down the mountain
When Paige Price took the helm of a floundering Philadelphia Theatre Company, she steered toward safer financial waters. But will that keep the company afloat? A.D. Amorosi considers.
Art, politics, and the National Endowment for the Arts
The Crossing at the crossroads
Kathryn Taylor, board president of The Crossing, a chamber choir, says worries about losing NEA funding keep her -- and other arts board members -- awake at night.
Drexel University's Westphal College presents 125 Years: Drexel & the City
More than a retrospective
Drexel University looks back at 125 years of its changing landscape with an immersive exhibition that blends past, present, and future. Pamela Forsythe reviews.
Azuka Theatre's season of pay-what-you-decide ticketing
What price art?
Azuka Theatre's 2016-17 pay-what-you-decide season will depend entirely on the kindness of strangers (and friends). Alix Rosenfeld examines the pros and cons of this approach.
What changes when working artists become parents
The art in parenting and parenting in art
Seth Reichgott speaks with a few of Philadelphia's theater artist/parents about the ways in which having children affected their careers.
Drexel University's 2016 student fashion show
Back to fashion's future
Drexel University fashion design program is now ranked third in the nation. Former designer Stacia Friedman muses about what might have been.
Tom Purdom on income inequality and the creative class
And the geek shall inherit the Earth
Is the rise of the creative class also one of the causes of the rise in income inequality? Tom Purdom makes a compelling case.
Should artists run their own galleries?
Stayin’ alive (and stayin’ creative)
What draws artists to Philadelphia? The relatively low cost of living is one obvious answer. But so is the prevalence of co-ops— galleries where artists themselves have a stake in the ownership of the business.
The Philadelphia Design Center opens in West Philadelphia
Affordable working space for theater professionals
The new Philadelphia Design Center offers a coworking space that gives theatrical designers both space and access to high-tech design aids.
Fresh Artists hosts the first Cool Jobs Expo
Middle-schoolers meet the creative economy
Fresh Artists, which supports art education in underfunded schools, held a job expo that introduced middle-schoolers to artists working in a variety of mediums.