The Weekly Roundup, March 9-16
Celebrating Lloyd Price, the Print Center’s 96th International Competition, and Quiet Boy
The Print Center closes its international solo exhibit, Personality from People’s Light honors an unsung leader in music, and Elizabeth Bergeland illustrates the male body in a different light. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Lyric Fest presents Yiddishe Nightingale, A Short History of the American Yiddish Theater
The stars of Yiddish song
Lyric Fest’s presentation of a musical history of American Yiddish Theater makes compelling and poignant listening, especially as all eyes are on Ukraine. Wendy Rosenfield reviews.
The Weekly Roundup, March 2-9
Sisterhood Sit-in, Everyday Futures, and TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever
Theatre Horizon hosts James Ijames’s TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever, Harriett’s Bookshop trolleys to Black women-owned businesses, and the future of South Philly highlight the week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Honoring Jan Krzywicki as a composer, conductor, and teacher
Thirty years of contributions to the community
Network for New Music is honoring Jan Krzywicki, its ensemble conductor for more than 30 years, for his many contributions to the New Music community. David W. Webber profiles.
Music and mentorship to shape youth with Beyond the Bars
Starting off on a good note
The student-driven music and career skills program is solving systemic problems with systemic solutions as it helps youth and young adults in the community. Christina Anthony profiles.
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The Weekly Roundup, February 23-March 2
The Fleecing and This Bitter Earth return, Farah Jasmine Griffin visits Philly, and more
A week with healing comedy, streaming theater performances you may have missed, Afro-Cuban jazz, and a visit from author Farah Jasmine Griffin. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia presents Brandenburg & the Baroque
A Baroque tour of Europe
Conductor Jeffrey Brillhart and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia highlighted the diversity of early modern music, showing how much vigor still resides in these oft-dismissed compositions. Cameron Kelsall reviews.
The Weekly Roundup, February 9-16
Exploring intercultural relationships through the arts
A week to observe a variety of cultures and identities with events from Hedgerow Theatre, DVAA, National Liberty Museum and Vinyl Tap 215, Temple University, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
The Weekly Roundup, February 2-9
Kicking off Black History Month 2022
This week’s roundup has a helping of offerings in celebration of Black History Month. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Exploring the 17th century with Filament's Music for an Inner World II
From the Netherlands to the Main Line
Filament, a rising chamber ensemble based in Philadelphia, performs in Rosement with a repertoire of Renaissance and Baroque music. Gail Obenreder previews.