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Wisher, a Black woman, sings on stage w/ a mic, her head tilted and eyes closed. Instruments, players are blurred behind her

The Weekly Roundup, December 1-8

First Friday at the Barnes, healing with Theatre Exile, ¡Parranda!, and more

Yolanda Wisher & the Afroeaters pay a visit to the Barnes, a restorative healing workshop at Theatre Exile, Jingle Jawn, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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Guilder Tune Trumpet Image

A look into Tempesta di Mare's A 1000-Guilder Tune: Musical Alchemy from Baroque Moravia

Another batch of Baroque treasures

A thousand guilders for your music! Gail Obenreder previews Tempesta di Mare’s holiday offering.
Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder

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A still from 'It's a Wonderful Life.' A large family gathers together, in black and white.

December 2021 repertory movie roundup

It's a Wonderful Life everywhere, plus Fargo, Eraserhead, and many holiday classics

An assortment of holiday films, including off-beat and lesser-known classics. Stephen Silver rounds up.
Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver

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Williams and Thomas in front of a building, urban setting. Thomas laughs looking at Williams, his hand on chin, at the camera

The Weekly Roundup, November 24-December 1

Museums and streams for the holiday

AAMP, Brandywine River Museum, Penn Live Arts, and Opera Philadelphia serve up offerings for post-holiday festivities. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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A canvas outdoors at night, trees in the background. Bright lights and distorting, squiggled lines illuminate the canvas.

Klip Collective presents 'Night Forms: dreamloop'

Blending light, sound, and the night

Grounds for Sculpture and Klip Collective collaborate for an after hours multi-sensory experience created with a unique synthesis of video projection, light, and sound as a bridge between technology and storytelling. Levi Bentley previews.

Levi Bentley

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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

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Promo image. 'Hotel Williams' is written in B&W characters, with keyholes underneath, one is shaped like a heart

The Weekly Roundup, November 10-17

Visiting ‘Hotel Williams’, Cecil B. Moore, ‘A Sankofa Dream’, and Poet-Tree En Motion

Rare plays from Tennessee Williams, a mural for Cecil B. Moore Freedom Fighters, and honoring the ancestors. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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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

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The camera captures a group of men in medieval armor yelling in unison, looking on with concern.

The November 2021 repertory movie roundup

Remember, remember, the fifth of November

A roundup of select screenings in the Greater Philadelphia Metro area in November. Stephen Silver rounds up.
Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver

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A young Iranian Jewish man faces the camera, straight-faced, the Star of David on a wall behind him.

Innovative storytelling shines at the 41st annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

New name, new outlook

This year’s festival focuses on what is perceived as the “next wave of Jewish storytelling.” Marta Rusek previews.
Marta Rusek

Marta Rusek

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