The Weekly Roundup, September 29-October 5
Mural Arts Month, Philadelphia Orchestra, WHITE, and the Virtual Latino Arts Festival
Celebrating and meditating on mural art, Our City, Your Orchestra returns, and James Ijames's WHITE is presented by Villanova Theatre. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Groundbreaking French artist Suzanne Valadon debuts in Philly
Breathing new life into rebellious early 20th century art
The Barnes Foundation presents the world premiere of Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel, the first major US exhibition of the groundbreaking French artist. Melissa Strong previews.
Lyric Fest returns with The Funny Bone
Restarting with a laugh
The Lyric Fest song series returns to in-person concerts with songs that combine music with some much-needed laughter. Tom Purdom previews.
Dolce Suono Ensemble teams up with Norman Garrett for Songs of the Spirit
Music for deep emotions
The Dolce Suono Ensemble presents a rising young baritone in a program devoted to music for the human spirit. Tom Purdom previews.
The Weekly Roundup, September 22-28
YallaPunk and Arab.AMP’s JAM3A, Penn Live Arts, 'Black Panther,' and the Delaware Korean Festival
A collaborative music festival from YallaPunk, Penn Live Arts opens its new season, Black Panther screens with an orchestra, and more this week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
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Stepping through time and space with Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers' Where is my B-O-D-Y
Reclaiming creativity through dance
KYL/D's performance of Where is my B-O-D-Y explores how to move through spaces in new ways in the face of adversity and changing bodies. Camille Bacon-Smith previews.
The Weekly Roundup, September 15-21
The return of the Women’s Film Festival, ‘Nanay,’ WEIRDO, and more
The Women’s Film Festival is back with in-person screenings, a Fringe show inspired by Filipino migrant stories, a poetic conversation at Blue Stoop, and WEIRDO returns to East Kensington. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
1807 & Friends returns with the Wister and Dalí Quartets
Let the revels resume
With a series of chamber music events, 1807 & Friends resumes the musicmaking that ended just as the lockdown began. Tom Purdom previews.
The return of AMM & DCO's The Umbrella Dance
Umbrellas, art, and dance at the Dickinson Square Farmers’ Market
Anne-Marie Mulgrew and Dancers Company (AMM & DCO) performs its signature Umbrella Dance this weekend. Melissa Strong previews.
Del Shakes brings A Midsummer Night's Dream to Wilmington
A midsummer dream right before the fall
It’s Midsummer in downtown Wilmington! Gail Obenreder previews Delaware Shakespeare’s latest production.