Arts & Entertainment

Arts and science fest at Da Vinci

This month, the Da Vinci Art Alliance at 704 Catharine St. and partnering locations will host the Everyday Futures Fest, a month-long series of events and cultural programming. All April long, the free annual...

New play opening by Pulitzer Prize-winning Ijames

The curtain is soon to rise as South Philly native and Pulitzer Prize-winner James Ijames is set to show his new play Abandon at Theatre Exile starting April 27. Abandon will be the final production...

Friends, bandmates and movie creators

Growing up on opposite sides of Broad Street, Fabian Farina and Mariano Mattei never imagined they’d end up on the same team. Now they are making movies and winning awards together.  “I was on the west...

Philly Theatre Week is here

Philadelphia theatergoers will have plenty to choose from as the curtain rises on the sixth annual Philly Theatre Week. More than 100 performances over an 11-day span fill the schedule for the region’s busiest week...

South Philly residents partner for reading of queer Passover murder mystery play

Theatre Ariel and The Bible Players, in association with Tribe 12, will present a reading of the play Why This Night, by South Philly resident Dan Kitrosser, at the Weitzman National Museum of American...

Funding for coffee/wine/music venue

The Ars Nova Workshop, which recently moved into the former Boot & Saddle bar on Broad Street, will receive funding from the Presser Foundation to help support general operating costs. The Presser Foundation was established...

An intimate setting for live music

Pop-up basement concerts go back generations in South Philadelphia. Some of the greatest music artists like Marian Anderson were known to host gigs that included Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong in...

2 new exhibitions at Da Vinci

The Da Vinci Art Alliance will host a pair of new exhibitions by artists pursuing narrative explorations of childcare and motherhood. Parallel Play by Eleanor Anderson and Morgan Thomas Shankweiler and I’ll Carry It For...

Concert benefits Sunday Love Project

A concert benefiting the Sunday Love Project will take place on March 26 at the Mitchell Hall of The College of Physicians, 19 S 22nd Street. The concert, called “Music for Food” will begin at...

Long and winding road to Broadway

Giving up or going quietly were never options for James T. Lane. From growing up in the housing projects at 5th and Washington, to suffering a torn Achilles tendon, to falling down a hole of...
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