University of Pennsylvania's silence about alumnus Donald J. Trump
Trump’s embarrassed enablers
Donald Trump’s alma mater declines to celebrate its famous alumnus, and it also refuses to explain why. Let me take a crack at it.
The curious case of David Patrick Stearns, 'Oslo,' and the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
A New York state of mind
When a 'Philadelphia Inquirer' review of J.T. Rogers's 'Oslo' sniffed about "New York-caliber actors" and a Pulitzer miss, Wendy Rosenfield heard shots fired.
Fighting federal funding foolishness
On bankrolling "frivolities"
Philly arts leaders and the politicians who support them aren’t waiting around for a bill to defund the country's leading arts organizations to actually hit Congress. They spoke up at PAFA this month. Alaina Mabaso was there.
Remembering music writer, author, and playwright Marc Spitz
Tomorrow never knows
Marc Spitz, music writer, playwright, biographer, novelist, memoirist, and chronicler of the downtown 1990s, died this week at age 47. BSR editor Wendy Rosenfield remembers him.
Broad Street Review goes to the Women's March
Walking the walk
Enjoy a slideshow of Women's March photographs by Broad Street Review contributors and answer editor-in-chief Wendy Rosenfield's plea that you help save the NEA, NEH, and Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Writers Resist Philadelphia
Faces of the resistance
Sunday's Writers Resist Philadelphia rally brought out a cross-section of the city's literary lights. Broad Street Review editor Wendy Rosenfield attended and met some of the faces in the crowd.
All Philly all the time
Home for the holidays and all the days
Though we've narrowed our coverage to Philadelphia-area events, we've also expanded our coverage in more important ways. Wendy Rosenfield explains.
Dear Family: On getting through the next four years
Keep on keeping on
In the wake of Donald Trump's election success, Dan Rottenberg wrote a letter to his family designed to keep their spirits high and their determination strong.