Who’s drawing the line at the line for the ladies’ room?
Can I use your restroom?
When we think about accessibility on the arts scene, are we forgetting something? Maybe we worry about bringing up bathrooms, but Alaina Johns thinks it’d be rude not to talk about it.
Killjoy’s Kastle: Finding myself at the lesbian feminist haunted house
I’m pretty into you, but…
Philly artists have been busy this Halloween season, and Killjoy’s Kastle in Kensington is a worthy stop for anyone who thinks “Lesbian feminist haunted house? YES.” After a canceled date, Alaina Johns considers.
An editor’s rebirth at the House of Vans Philly skate festival
Skate or die?
After the House of Vans skate festival in North Philly, what is left for a former skaterboy? What has to die, so that you can keep living? Kyle V. Hiller considers.
The forgotten history of the flu in Philadelphia
Taking your shot
Did you catch Spit Spreads Death: The Parade last weekend in Philly? Alaina Johns did, and remembers her own fight with the flu. Are you vaccinated yet?
What the Fringe Part 2: Does theater revolve around you, or the other way around?
Pretentious as hell—and how to fix it
What you think is outside your comfort zone could actually be right under your nose. Kyle V. Hiller considers Fringe 2019.
Excuse me while I figure out how to lose my favorite place in the world
Have you ever loved a place so much that you’re not sure what life will look like without it? How do you say goodbye to something that can’t love you back? Alaina Johns considers.
Cringeworthy tales of getting into theater—just in time for Philly Fringe 2019
Why is theater intimidating?
Don’t know anything about theater? Cool, neither do I! All the more reason to let Fringe be your first time. Kyle V. Hiller considers.
The old-timers’ guide to the 2019 Philly Fringe Festival
What’s new, my friend?
The Philly Fringe festival, now in its 23rd year, has some changes to share, including a long-overdue accessibility overhaul. This year’s fest is running September 5 through 22. Alaina Johns helps you dig in.
Why are we selling the BlackStar Film Festival short?
How we align with our BlackStar
The 2019 BlackStar Film Festival has come and gone, but we still need to ask ourselves: How can we better support each other as artists and arts journalists? Kyle V. Hiller considers.
The perils of organizing your house after age 35
Clean at your own risk
Forget sparking joy. Beware what you find when you clean after age 35. Alaina Johns considers.