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Close-up of hooks speaking out to an audience holding a microphone. Image is in black and white.

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, January 25-31, 2023

Prints honoring bell hooks, more Lunar New Year festivities, film screenings, and more

This week features an exhibit inspired by bell hooks’ poetry, film screenings featuring stories from Iranian and Iraqi perspectives, a play on Jewish emigration in the early 90s, and the Lunar New Year vibrations continue. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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Three Black women dancers in reddish gold leotards leap in unison against a red backdrop.

The Weekly BSR Arts and Culture Roundup, January 18-24

Dancing all night at PLA, Lunar New Year, and more cultural festivities

The upcoming week features offerings from Simpatico, the Weitzman, Penn Live Arts, Penn Museum, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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An image of MLK is projected on a screen behind a band on stage, a crowd watching them in a well-lit hall

The Weekly BSR Arts and Culture Roundup, January 11-17, 2023

Revisiting the blueprint for MLK Day

Kyle V. Hiller rounds up MLK Day events in the Philly area.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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A dancer is wrapped in ariel silks high up in a darkened room, their arm and leg extended out long, looking down

The Weekly BSR Arts and Culture Roundup, December 14-20, 2022

Holiday laughs with Crossroads, dancing through Motion Sickness, and more

The week features offerings from Crossroads Comedy Theater, Miniball Festival, Watermelon Bathtub, Sun Ra Arkestra, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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A collage featuring images of Prince, Star Trek, family photos, and buildings. Flowers populate the image

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, December 7-13, 2022

Markets and festivals abound

Miniball keeps the spirit of Fringe alive, In Between comes to Philly, and the Moth hits a GrandSLAM. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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A man in a bright red Christmas sweater on stage speaks towards audience, an actor to his left is sitting, crying

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, November 30-December 6, 2022

Holiday festivities, interdisciplinary audio-visual arts, and This Is the Week That Is

December kicks off with plenty of holiday cheer—perfect if you celebrate. And there’s plenty for those who don’t. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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Smith behind a large gold chest, one arm resting on it. Her other hand open, fingers extended out, fingertips rest on chest

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, November 16-22, 2022

cinéSPEAK, River Devil II, and a Pre-Fost Bloom

Philly-made films, writing with Blue Stoop, a new vast exhibit at the Penn Museum, and a new quartet hits the scene this week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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A black and white portrait of Jack Johnson, his arms crossed, smiling. He’s topless, wearing a white towel or pair of shorts.

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, November 9-15

Birth Dei, The Royale, the Philly Jewish Film Fest, and a chat with Sarah Podemski

The week features a restorative healing initiative, the longest running film festival in Philadelphia, The Royale from Lantern Theater Company, and a conversation with award-winning actress Sarah Podemski. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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The title 'Crossing the Veil' over a b&w image of a silhouetted figure, their hands pressing against a white veil or curtain

The BSR Weekly Arts and Culture Roundup, November 2-8, 2022

PAAFF, Supine Horizons, RUNNING under THE MOONLIGHT, and more

PAAFF celebrates 15 years, Crossing the Veil premieres in Philadelphia, a pair of multidisciplinary exhibits open, and solving the mysteries of a writer's real world past highlight the week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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In a cemetery, Hiller wears a long black raincoat with silver accents and cotton candy, with buttons for eyes.

The BSR Arts and Culture Weekly Roundup, October 26-November 1, 2022

Spooktacular festivals and more

Celebrate the season with festivals inspired by Halloween, Día de los Muertos, and Japanese yokai; dive into fall with the Midtown Village Fall Festival; and check out Wolf Play from Theatre Exile. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

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