Paul Taylor Dance Company and Omar Román De Jesús present If You Could Swallow the Sun
Dancing with who is present in the room
Along with familiar classics, Paul Taylor Dance Company hosts a world premiere from emerging choreographer Omar Román De Jesús with If You Could Swallow the Sun. Eileen B. Fisher previews.
The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, April 13-19, 2023
Hymn, Interminable, Philly Otaku Con, and more
Two new exhibits at Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia Film Society’s SpringFest, Philly Otaku Con, and a three-day festival celebrating World Circus Day highlight the week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Aural Compass Projects presents The Greatest Personal Privation
"Genre-bending" poetry and opera
The world premiere of The Greatest Personal Privation is a collaborative project written by Pulitzer Prize winner and former poet laureate Tracy K. Smith and composer Jasmine Barnes. Maria Corley previews.
BSR Classical Music Interludes, April 2023, part 2
From the Source, Sacred and Profane, La Voix de Viole, and more
Gail Obenreder previews the second half of April’s classical music offerings, including performances by Opera Philadelphia, Delaware Symphony, Variant Six, and more.
The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, April 6-12, 2023
Learning circles and jazz for the soul
The weekly roundup features the School for Temporary Liveness, Leyendo a Fondo, and jazz at the Kimmel and the Rotunda. Kyle V. Hiller previews.
The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, March 30-April 5, 2023
Miniball returns, pay no worship debuts, and Into the Woods arrives downtown
The Miniball Festival returns, pay no worship sees its world premiere with InterAct, Broadway sensation Into the Woods comes to Philly, and an exhibit celebrates 300 years of women in science. Kyle V. Hiller previews.
BSR Classical Music Interludes, April 2023
Music at the Mansion, Philadelphia Orchestra's digital stage, and more
Gail Obenreder previews classical music happening in the first half of April in the Greater Philadelphia area.
The BSR April 2023 repertory movie roundup
Fluid Karma tour, 25 years of Lebowski, and TÁR talk
Stephen Silver previews film screenings and events for April in the Greater Philadelphia area, including a visit from Donnie Darko director Richard Kelly, a Toshiro Mifune retrospective, and more from Sight & Sound 500.
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Exploring the nature of Philly with Mike Weilbacher’s Wild Philly
Coyotes, falcons, and beavers—oh my!
Mike Weilbacher details the amazing nature in and around the city in Wild Philly. Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer previews.
Bringing Verdi’s La traviata to life at Opera Delaware
The art of the illusionists
Opera Delaware and Opera Baltimore team up to bring La traviata to the stage in North Wilmington, using a bit of crafty magic. Dara McBride previews.