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Three women, one holds a newspaper. Another looks at the paper in surprise. The other laughs, looking at the one w/ the paper

The Weekly Roundup, December 15-22

Carols after a Plague, Once, EQUATORS, and a Crossroads holiday

Holiday happenings throughout the week with Crossroads Comedy Theater, 1812 Productions, the Crossing, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 3 minute read
A group of about six women dressed in Nutcracker inspired outfits tap dance on stage, captured mid-song.

The Weekly Roundup, December 8-15

‘LESS IS MORE’, Looking for Light with IJ, ‘Tapcracker’ and other holiday festivities

Unique takes on holiday classics, an online concert from Intercultural Journeys,, art from Makeba Rainey, and more this week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 5 minute read
A flamenco dancer poses on stage, a relatively large audience looks on at the dancer.

The Weekly Roundup, November 17-24

From painting to sculptures, a double film screening, and ‘Anatomy of a Tablao’

A week decorated with contemplative paintings and sculptures, documentaries, and yes, flamenco. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 2 minute read
Ang Bey, a Black nonbinary actor, is dressed in a bright yellow wig, white faux fur jacket, and sequin bra.

The Weekly Roundup, November 3-9

Voicing Philadelphia, ‘Young Money,’ and Diwali on the Pier

A film festival and a multi-disciplinary exhibit chronicle untold stories and perspectives of the city, Azuka Theatre opens Young Money, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 3 minute read
1965 lithograph on cream-colored paper by Ernest Crichlow. It’s a close-up on Black girl’s face behind squares of barbed wire

The Delaware Art Museum and Aesthetic Dynamics, Inc. present Afro-American Images 1971: The Vision of Percy Ricks

Fifty years later: Still an essential vision

The Delaware Art Museum teams with Aesthetic Dynamics, Inc. to address a 50-year-old injustice with a reimagining of a historic moment in American art. Vena Jefferson reviews.
Vena Jefferson

Vena Jefferson

Reviews 3 minute read
Jasper Johns’s ‘Usuyuki.’ A canvas in nine rectangular segments has wheeling sets of short lines in ever-shifting hues.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror

Explore, perceive, repeat

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, in a special companion retrospective with the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, explores the circle Jasper Johns creates between artist and viewer. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

Reviews 6 minute read
A large, complex painting of Black Revolutionary soldiers march in a crowded Philly parade. James Forten watches at center.

The Museum of the American Revolution presents Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

Glory, grit, and agony

The Museum of the American Revolution presents the first major exhibition of original paintings by Don Troiani, America’s foremost historical military artist. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder

Reviews 4 minute read
An 18th-century engraving shows a Black 15-year-old with vitiligo, wearing a loincloth and holding an illustrated scroll.

The Library Company presents Imperfect History

To see what we’re missing

For the 50th anniversary of its graphic arts collection, the Library Company looks beyond the images themselves to highlight what is missing—and why. Anndee Hochman reviews.
Anndee Hochman

Anndee Hochman

Reviews 4 minute read

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A black-and-white print of a giant metal machine with arms, pillars, and wheels. It’s outdoors under a partly clouded sky

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Richard Benson: The World Is Smarter Than You Are

Pursuing the perfect print

Few people know that master printmaker Richard Benson also had an exquisite body of work as a photographer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art celebrates every facet of the artist in a new exhibition. Pamela J. Forsythe reviews.

Pamela J. Forsythe

Reviews 5 minute read
An illustration of a woman in a chair, her daughter at her feet holding a doll, in what appears to be a living room.

Groundbreaking French artist Suzanne Valadon debuts in Philly

Breathing new life into rebellious early 20th century art

The Barnes Foundation presents the world premiere of Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel, the first major US exhibition of the groundbreaking French artist. Melissa Strong previews.
Melissa Strong

Melissa Strong

Previews 3 minute read