The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, February 22-28, 2024
Best Picture Weekend, legendary glass art, Afrofuturism, and the ripple
Catching 2023’s best films, workshopping Afrofuturism, chronicling decades of glass making, and a Winter Sort of Thing decorate the week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
BSR Classical Interludes, February and March 2024
Haitian Creole music, Orchestre Métropolitain, Market Street Music, and more
More classical music happening in and around the city in the coming weeks of February and early March. Gail Obenreder previews.
The artistic life and legacy of James E. Newton
Timeless artistry and mentorship from a local legend
A series of exhibitions from University of Delaware and Delaware Art Museum celebrates the work of artist and mentor James E. Newton. Dara McBride previews.
The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, February 15-21, 2024
Blue Heaven, Negro Ensemble Company, Art of Brick, and more
Rebuilding classic art with LEGOs, heavenly laughs, a musical fairy tale, and Love Day vibes roundup this week. Kyle V. Hiller previews.
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The Museum of the American Revolution explores the travels of Washington’s war tent
A travelin’ soldier
Casting light on an installation that sits at the centerpiece at the Museum of the American Revolution, and building a narrative around more than just a tent. Lowry Yankwich explores.
BSR Classical Interludes, February 2024, part 2
Music from Estonia, the African diaspora, and songs for Valentine’s Day
More classical music in February, including offerings from the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Lyric Fest, Delaware Symphony Chamber Orchestra, and more. Gail Obenreder previews.
The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, February 8-14, 2024
Pass Over, (Re)FOCUS, Cannonball CRASH, and the Lunar New Year
A run of Pass Over plays at REP, Cannonball spreads love—and hope, and the Philadelphia Suns parade into the Lunar New Year. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Gnome Core journeys through South Philly Meadows
Whimsical, magical wonders rooted in reality
The magical and politically relevant performance from Alex Tatarsky is a chance to connect with the earth and our inner child on a journey through South Philly Meadows. Dara McBride previews.
(Re)FOCUS: Then and Now honors a historic 1974 Philly feminist arts festival
A citywide celebration of 50 years of impact
(Re)FOCUS connects a landmark feminist arts festival from 1974 with a new set of exhibitions and celebrations in 2024 throughout the city. Emily Schilling previews.
Jefferson’s Helix Gallery presents File/Life—We Remember Stories of Pennhurst
A community archivists’ research project on the lives of Pennhurst residents
File/Life—We Remember Stories of Pennhurst at the new Jefferson University Helix Gallery highlights the work of community archivists who researched archival files of former residents of the Pennhurst institution. Barbara Sheehan previews.