Arts & Entertainment

South Philadelphia’s Da Vinci Art Alliance launches visual program

To continue Da Vinci Art Alliance’s mission of building community through art during these socially distant times, the organization will be connecting their membership and the public through social media. By using the Instagram/Facebook...

Teacher delivers instruments to students during break

Courtney Powers knows how important it can be to have music available at your fingertips. In fact, she could probably write a song about it. The South Philadelphia High School music director took matters into...

Queen Memorial Library adds ‘Teen Space’

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Libraries in Philadelphia are currently closed due to the coronavirus.) The Queen Memorial Library has always been a place of learning for all ages. Located at 23rd and Federal streets in the Point...

Paradigm celebrates 10 years with new exhibition

Ten years ago, Sara McCorriston and Jason Chen weren’t exactly sure what the Paradigm Gallery and Studio would eventually become. Over time, the little art gallery at 4th and Fitzwater streets in Queen Village has...

South Philly artist’s exhibition opens in Northern Liberties

Deborah Caiola sure has a lot on her mind and even more on her paintbrush. Art enthusiasts can have a front-row seat to Caiola’s imagination as she extracts characters from archetypes, memories and ancestors in...

Daddy Daughter Masquerade Ball a big hit at Universal Institute

Behind the masks, there were many smiles. Love was certainly in the air as the Universal Institute Charter School held its second annual Daddy Daughter Masquerade Ball on Feb. 26 Little princesses were escorted by their...

Lorie-Lu Studio celebrates 50 years of love and dance

There’s a feeling of love inside the Lorie-Lu Studio of Dance on the cozy corner of 11th and Mountain streets in the East Passyunk neighborhood of South Philadelphia. Black and white photos of when owners...

Mummers Mardi Gras will now be one session

The Mummers Mardi Gras, scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 23 at Xfinity Live!, 11th Street and Pattison Avenue in South Philadelphia will now be one session, due to popular demand from the public and participating...

Mummers Mardi Gras coming to Xfinity Live!

EDITORS NOTE: Mummers Mardi Gras officials are now combining the two, previously scheduled morning and late afternoon sessions into one, day-long celebration and keeping the ticket price at just $20 so fans of Mummery...

Ready, Set, Go: Chris Haig has become big name in Philly theatre scene

Chris Haig’s work has taken him many places. More importantly, he’s taken audience members on fantastic journeys, without ever leaving their seats. As a theater set and prop designer, Haig has led exhibitions to faraway kingdoms...
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