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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Weekly Roundup, September 8-14
West Craft Fest, Sunny War and David Sickmen come to town, and ‘The Ever Present’ premieres
A crafter's delight hits West Philly, Theatre Exile hosts R. Eric Thomas's new play, and a doubleheader jams out at People's Light. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Philly Fringe 2021: A series of neighborhood walking tours in Philly
Exploring Philadelphia’s fringes
From neighborhood-based dance to walking tours, the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival offers multiple opportunities to get outside and in motion. Dara McBride previews.