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A woman (Clara) in a dark purple, long dress stands in the middle of the road, an ominous tree in the fog behind her.

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.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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A portrait featuring both Nancy Bean and Lloyd Smith.

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.
Tom Purdom

Tom Purdom

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A portrait shot of Meg Bragle. She's wearing a blue and purple dress, facing the camera, background out of focus.

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.
Tom Purdom

Tom Purdom

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Number One film poster. A rotoscoped image of two people in all black. One is yelling to the sky, another covers their face.

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.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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A colorful illustration featuring cartoon-stylized angels, including Azrael, who is centered and is wearing masquerade makeup

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.
Christina Anthony

Christina Anthony

Previews 2 minute read
Merata Mita sits with two her children in a black and white portrait.

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.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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Hunt poses in all black in a black and white portrait photo.

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.
Tom Purdom

Tom Purdom

Previews 1 minute read
Two women with identical blonde bobcuts sit in a theater, slightly spooked, holding hands. The room is tinted an intense blue

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.
Stephen Silver

Stephen Silver

Previews 5 minute read
Six performers pose in front of gazebo pillars, dressed in all black.

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.
Tom Purdom

Tom Purdom

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Rucker sits across from Temple outside at a small wooden table.

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.
Christina Anthony

Christina Anthony

Previews 3 minute read