The Weekly Roundup, October 20-26
Picks for the 30th Philadelphia Film Festival
The Philadelphia Film Festival returns for its 30th year. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up a selection of must-watch movies.
1807 & Friends presents The Florian Trio
Strumming up gusto with the guitar
The 1807 & Friends chamber series presents a wide-ranging program featuring guitarist-composer Allen Krantz. Tom Purdom previews.
Tempesta di Mare presents Women of Antiquity
Honoring heroic women in Baroque style
The Tempesta di Mare Baroque Orchestra presents musical portraits of legendary and reverent women in Greek and Roman mythology. Tom Purdom previews.
The Weekly Roundup, October 13-19, 2021
'Fantasy Basement,' 'Spring Awakening,' PHonk! Philly, and the FirstGlance Film Festival
Nerd-centric burlesque and comedy, a pair of new music fests, Temple Theaters reopens its doors, and FirstGlance Film Festival returns for its 24th year. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
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Brainchild Stageworkx presents Ryk Lewis’s The Ongoing Plight of the Ferryman
Opportunity knocks at death's door
Enjoy the season and get into the spirit of Halloween with this family-friendly original musical from Philly artist Ryk Lewis. Christina Anthony previews.
The Weekly Roundup, October 6-12
Honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Philly
An assorted roundup of events happening in the city and books, documentaries, and podcasts to explore beyond Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's The Eroica Symphony opens the new season
A heroic reopening
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia opens its season with a symphony normally played by larger orchestras—Beethoven’s Eroica. Tom Purdom previews.
The October 2021 repertory movie roundup
Trick-or-treat, give me something good to screen
A Halloween-y lineup of films screening in the Philadelphia area this month. Stephen Silver rounds up.
Piffaro welcomes the new and old with A New Sun Rising
Renaissance music for a musical renaissance
Piffaro returns to live, in-person concerts with a celebration of rising suns and the dawn of a new era in its 40-year history. Tom Purdom previews.
Getting up close with Intercultural Journeys's Close Ups: Scars and Emblems
Shapeshifting stories of hope and hurt
Ursula Rucker teams up with Intercultural Journeys for a second season of Close Ups, a series of hour-long performances and conversations. Christina Anthony previews.