Heading to the Jersey shore this summer? Here’s what locals want Philadelphians to know
Coexisting down the shore
Jersey shore native Rob Laymon has some tips for migrating Pennsylvanians hitting the beach this summer.
One year later, I’m still speaking up about pandemic narratives that ignore disability
What I’m learning about parenting, disability rights, and myself
One year after Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer noticed that family life with autism made for an easier transition to pandemic life, she’s learned a lot about herself and how society views disability.
Drexel University presents ‘The Clothes We Wore and the Stories They Tell’
Our pandemic wardrobe
A new online exhibition from Drexel’s Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection explores what we wore in the pandemic. Pamela Forsythe reviews.
Good afternoon, shoppers: The pandemic is no excuse to be rude
Gimme some space (please)
We’re all navigating a weird and troubled pandemic world. Roz Warren says we don’t have to be rude on top of everything else.
Witnessing the Impact: Disclosing and accommodating disabled students in the classroom
I can't recognize that
BSR is partnering with the Witnessing the Impact of Covid-19 in Disabled People’s Lives archive project. Here, Madison Thibodeau spotlights how schools and universities aren't doing enough to accommodate their disabled students, especially during a pandemic.
When we can’t meet in person, do we need a shorthand for our identity?
Invisible in the Zoomiverse
It’s hard enough to navigate our identities IRL. What happens when we’re reduced to a Zoom box or other distanced communication? Anndee Hochman considers.
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How many female composers does it take to change a narrative?
We're still talking about "women" composers. Can we just not?
Women’s History Month is rife with content celebrating the achievements of women, and classical music is no exception. Meg Ryan is cranky about it.
One year later: Philly theater artists open up about the first shutdown
The nights the lights went out
A year after theaters around the country suspended in-person performances due to the pandemic, Cameron Kelsall speaks with Philadelphia theater artists about looking back and moving forward.
CAPA alums lost an old friend when the McDonald’s at Broad and Carpenter closed
Firsts, lasts, and cheeseburgers
CAPA students made the McDonald’s across the street a second home between classes and concerts, where the drama never stopped and nobody went hungry. Isabel Soisson remembers.
After a year of pandemic life, how do we measure the distance between then and now?
A year ago…
How have we weathered the last year? Let us count the ways. Births. Zooms. Funerals. The hugs we missed. Anndee Hochman is still realizing that anything can happen.