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An oil painting—a Black man lies on grass, wearing a blue spaghetti strap dress, head leaning on a large pile of grapes

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.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 5 minute read
Singers King and Shammash spotlit on a dark stage. She crosses her arms on her chest and he stands behind, touching her hands

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.
Wendy Rosenfield

Wendy Rosenfield

Reviews 3 minute read
Two women sit next to each other. One has a dress w/ floral accents & a phone; the other is in casual clothes reading a book

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.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 4 minute read
A black and white photo of Krzywicki, in all black, his arms and hands out as he conducts soprano Kidwell in front of him

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.
David W. Webber

David W. Webber

Profiles 2 minute read
Four children/young adults in a studio. 2 play guitar, two hold mics. Camera equipment pointing at the guitar players

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.
Christina Anthony

Christina Anthony

Profiles 2 minute read

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The cover features the side profile illustration of a Black youth wearing a purple headband, and colorful background

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.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 3 minute read
A view from the back of the theater. The audience is in silhouette and 16 onstage musicians stand for their bows.

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.
Cameron Kelsall

Cameron Kelsall

Reviews 3 minute read
Two young men are in a fighting stance in front of a stage. The photo is in black and white with the title Cowboy Vs Samurai

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.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 3 minute read
Blue, a Black woman, poses for a portrait. Viewed from the side, she tilts her head to the camera, her hand on her head.

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.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 2 minute read
Three musicians dressed in black, a multicolored wall with chipped paint behind them. Smith holds a cello, Few has a violin.

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.
Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder

Previews 2 minute read