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Smith behind a large gold chest, one arm resting on it. Her other hand open, fingers extended out, fingertips rest on chest

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, November 16-22, 2022

cinéSPEAK, River Devil II, and a Pre-Fost Bloom

Philly-made films, writing with Blue Stoop, a new vast exhibit at the Penn Museum, and a new quartet hits the scene this week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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Immigration card w/ Bredig’s photo. Name, nationality (German), eye color (Brown), given name (Salomon J.C.) are stamped on

Science and Survival at the Science History Institute

Preserving more than just pioneering science

The outdoor exhibition from the Science History Institute presents the story of Georg and Max Bredig, their scientific accomplishments, and their escape from Nazi Germany. Gary Day previews.
Gary L. Day

Gary L. Day

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A black and white portrait of Jack Johnson, his arms crossed, smiling. He’s topless, wearing a white towel or pair of shorts.

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, November 9-15

Birth Dei, The Royale, the Philly Jewish Film Fest, and a chat with Sarah Podemski

The week features a restorative healing initiative, the longest running film festival in Philadelphia, The Royale from Lantern Theater Company, and a conversation with award-winning actress Sarah Podemski. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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Usiloquy Dance Designs presents Philadholphia

Food for thought and dancing

Usiloquy Dance Designs hosts Philadholphia, a celebration of South Asian music and dance including its performance of Chaat. David Block previews.
David Block

David Block

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Harper wears a black winter coat, wide-brimmed hat. Xavier-Mac wears a light colored suit. Both hold headskulls

Theatre in the X presents Pac and Biggie Are Dead

An exploration of self through hip-hop and theater

The spin-off of Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead centers the late MCs Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G., crafting a story that encourages the audience’s own self-exploration. Daralyse Lyons previews.

Daralyse Lyons

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The title 'Crossing the Veil' over a b&w image of a silhouetted figure, their hands pressing against a white veil or curtain

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, November 2-8, 2022

PAAFF, Supine Horizons, RUNNING under THE MOONLIGHT, and more

PAAFF celebrates 15 years, Crossing the Veil premieres in Philadelphia, a pair of multidisciplinary exhibits open, and solving the mysteries of a writer's real world past highlight the week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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A group of 13 older men in matching striped pajamas stand behind Paddington, the CG-animated bear, looking to the camera

The BSR November 2022 movie repertory roundup

A Jeff Bridges retrospective, Rocky, Mississippi Masala, and more

Stephen Silver rounds up the Philadelphia area's November movie screenings.
Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver

Previews 7 minute read
Members of the Crossing stand in the street by trolley tracks for a group photo on a sunny day

BSR Classical Music Interludes: November 2022

Lyric Fest, Singing City Choir, Master Players, and many more

Gail Obenreder looks at a few of the musical offerings to brighten up any gray days.
Gail Obenreder

Gail Obenreder

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In a cemetery, Hiller wears a long black raincoat with silver accents and cotton candy, with buttons for eyes.

The BSR Arts and Culture Weekly Roundup, October 26-November 1, 2022

Spooktacular festivals and more

Celebrate the season with festivals inspired by Halloween, Día de los Muertos, and Japanese yokai; dive into fall with the Midtown Village Fall Festival; and check out Wolf Play from Theatre Exile. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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A band dressed in mostly blacks and reds play various wind instruments outside in a park

The Weekly BSR Arts and Culture Roundup, October 19-25, 2022

The PHonk! hits the town, BATH HOUSE welcomes its stay, and more

The Stand with Ukraine Listening Loom Project, PHonk! Festival, and BATH HOUSE highlight the week, and free admission at AAMP this weekend. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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