Da Vinci Art Alliance presents Shwarga Bhattacharjee’s When the Subaltern Speaks
Introspection through the immigrant lens
Shwarga Bhattacharjee’s new exhibition at DVAA explores the immigrant experience through paintings, illustrations, and sculptures. Christina Anthony profiles.
Remembering home, history, and culture with Brandon Leung and Baisun
Scents that reconnect
Baisun Candle Company founder Brandon Leung finds inspiration in trips to Philadelphia’s H Mart and memories of Hong Kong summers. Dara McBride profiles.
Bringing the world to Philadelphia for 50 years with Randy Swartz
Honoring the dance presenter, and dancing with 'Alice'
Dance presenter F. Randolph Swartz retired in 2020, and Penn Live Arts finally gets the chance to honor his work and contributions to the city. Camille Bacon-Smith profiles.
Tempesta di Mare presents On Tour from Dresden
20 years a tempo and counting
Gail Obenreder looks at Tempesta di Mare as they celebrate their 20th anniversary and debut On Tour from Dresden, a film about their March 2022 Germany tour.
Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and guiding the next generation of dancers
Choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa talks with Camille Bacon-Smith about returning to the stage as a mentor for this year’s BalletX choreographic fellow Tsai Hsi Hung.
Elliah Heifetz presents First Generation American
Folk music for the modern age
Elliah Heifetz skillfully satirizes what it means to be an American in his modern folk album First Generation American. Blair Krassen previews.
Lightbox Film Center and the importance of film preservation
Reviving films and preserving their history
The center’s new preservation program kicks off with the premiere of a never-before-seen cut of Wayne Wang’s Life is Cheap…But Toilet Paper Is Expensive. KC Wingert profiles.
Spotlighting the Philly creative scene with Anne Ishii
The art of moving and making
Anne Ishii talks hosting the new season of WHYY’s Movers & Makers, translating bara manga, and the power of art that takes its time. Crystal Sparrow profiles.
Painting a new sense of home with artist Erica Harney
Inspiration for the bigger picture
Fine artist and scenic painter Erica Harney digs into a creative life centered around home with paintings of Lansdowne. Dara McBride profiles.
Honoring Jan Krzywicki as a composer, conductor, and teacher
Thirty years of contributions to the community
Network for New Music is honoring Jan Krzywicki, its ensemble conductor for more than 30 years, for his many contributions to the New Music community. David W. Webber profiles.