Arts & Entertainment

Exhibition on tattooed moms

South Philly native Kevin Russo’s new creation attempts to dispel stereotypes of tattooed women. His project, photography called “Tattooed Moms,” is now on display at Neumann University’s McNichol Gallery through Oct. 24. Russo’s mission was...

South Philly resident dedicates show to late husband

South Philly resident Michelle Pauls will honor her late husband with a solo play during the Philadelphia Fringe Festival from Sept. 15-23 at the Vox Populi Gallery, 319 N. 11th Street.   The World Premiere of...

3 new shows by Theatre Exile

Theatre Exile’s 2023-24 season will include three new shows including a pair of local premieres.  The South Philly company located at 1340 S. 13th St. is celebrating 26 years of producing provocative plays that explore...

Film Festival at Theatre Exile brings 5 days of flicks

The Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival will celebrate its eighth year with another eclectic lineup of independent films from Sept. 27 through Oct. 1 at Theatre Exile, 1340 S. 13th St. in South Philly. PUFF8 will...

South Street Night Market enjoys successful summer

On certain Wednesdays in the summer, South Street has certainly been the place to be. The South Street Headhouse District’s inaugural biweekly initiative called the “Meet Me on South Street Night Market” has brought great...

‘Transcendence’ to open at No. 5 Butchie Alley 

A new exhibition of paintings and ceramic tile, Transcendence, by Mary Gamble Barrett opens at No. 5 Butchie Alley, 1175 S. 13th Street on September 9 and runs through November 4. An opening reception...

This Rocks: Music festival coming to East Passyunk

A new music festival will hit East Passyunk Avenue on Sept. 10. The inaugural East Passyunk Music Festival will offer seven hours of all-ages, family-friendly music on five different stages, taking over East Passyunk Avenue...

Disability provides inspiration for South Philly actor’s new show

Hannah Parke has come to terms with her disability. The South Philly actor was in the midst of a successful acting run in commercials and in theater, filled with plenty of voiceover work to keep...

A showcase for musical theater

MusiCoLab is celebrating its official status as a nonprofit organization with the launch of its first development workshop of Goosefeathers, featuring the music from longtime South Philly composer Charlie Gilbert. MusiCoLab, founded in 2018 by Barbara...

‘Dissociation’ premiering at Theatre Exile

A new play from 1ShotProductions tackles comedy, romance and the balance between dreams and intension. Dissociation, written by Rueben Wade and directed by J. Paul Nicholas, is the newest offering from a pair of Theatre...
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