Pasión y Arte presents Feria de Abril
Celebrating spring, Spanish style
Pasión y Arte presents its Feria de Abril, an outdoor Spanish-style spring celebration with dancing and tapas. Melissa Strong previews.
Previews 2 minute read
The Academy of Music and the Philadelphia Orchestra’s archives get a new home at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Preserving Philly’s classical musical heritage
A beautiful but inaccessible room at the Academy of Music housed almost 200 years of Philly cultural history. Now, the Philadelphia Orchestra teams with Penn Libraries to give the archives a new home. Margaret Darby visits.
Features 4 minute read
Three immigrants to Philadelphia share their journeys, and what the city means to them
“What is Philadelphia?”
As we continue to welcome buses of asylum-seekers from Texas, we know immigrant communities are vital to Philly. Emily Savidge speaks with three people who came here from very different parts of the world. What does Philly mean to them?
Features 5 minute read
The POOL: A Social History of Segregation exhibit emerges from adversity
Taking a deeper sort of dive
POOL: A Social History of Segregation, an exhibit at the Fairmount Water Works, opens next week after having been delayed by flooding from Hurricane Ida. Anndee Hochman previews.
The Weekly Roundup, March 2-9
Sisterhood Sit-in, Everyday Futures, and TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever
Theatre Horizon hosts James Ijames’s TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever, Harriett’s Bookshop trolleys to Black women-owned businesses, and the future of South Philly highlight the week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Previews 4 minute read
What Walk Around Philadelphia taught me about our city’s borders—and my own
Here, there, home
Anndee Hochman’s Walk Around Philadelphia began as a refuge from the first year of the pandemic, but as her route continued into 2022, she remembered that living in Philly is a lifetime of crossings.
Essays 5 minute read
Opening the doors and turning the pages with Books & Bagels founder Ellen Cappard
A new page for Wilmington booklovers
The new Books & Bagels offers a curated selection and space for community with help from a community launchpad in Wilmington. Dara McBride profiles.
Profiles 3 minute read
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.
Philly Fringe 2021: It Gets Worse But Then... Theatre Company presents FOUND
Fairies hidden in plain sight
A scavenger hunt of sorts, FOUND encourages you to wander down Philadelphia side streets—or navigate an interactive Google map from home—to discover a world of the fae. Jill Ivey reviews.
Reviews 3 minute read
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.