Arts & Entertainment

Across South Philly, record stores reap the benefits of the 12th annual Record Store...

For South Street’s Repo Records, Record Store Day brings in as much revenue as the business would in any other two-week period. That’s how big it is. “It's the biggest day of the year,” Repo’s...

Local dance company celebrates founder’s 101st creative work with performance at Annenberg Center Live

At the core of his choreography anthology, Kun-Yang Lin says audiences may notice a sense of “Qi” - a Chinese philosophical concept surrounding the flow of energy inherent through all of life. Whether described as...

Dave Hause brings it on home to Boot and Saddle

The unmistakably Philly punk stalwart Dave Hause, whose last album was appropriately titled Bury Me in Philly, made his way to Boot and Saddle Wednesday night with his band The Mermaid for the first...

South Philly residents star in play about ship lost at sea

Stranded on a ship amidst an ambiguous era drifting through an ambiguous sea, two South Philly residents are trying to navigate home. And, perhaps, find themselves, as well, along the way. In its latest...

South Philly actors star in Jacobean tragedy about incestuous affair

The most fervent love is often forbidden. But its absurdity doesn’t make it any less true. In seeking that truth, the Philadelphia Artists Collective is presenting, “‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore,” a Jacobean tragedy...

South Philly art organizations among more than 300 across the city to receive thousands...

  Hundreds gathered at City Hall this week as the Philadelphia Cultural Fund distributed more than $2.68 million in grants to 339 artistic organizations from across the city. More than 40 of those recipients call...

Concert Review: Fleetwood Mac at Wells Fargo Center

It was just last year when Fleetwood Mac announced the firing of longtime guitarist and songwriter Lindsey Buckingham, leading all members of the classic rock universe to collectively roll their eyes. It was just...

Philadelphia Magic Gardens celebrates Isaiah Zagar’s 80th birthday

On Monday afternoon, Mummers and other art-enthused crowds convened among the seemingly endless mosaicked mazes of the Philadelphia Magic Gardens. Gathering in the courtyard of speckled glistening mirrors, folks encircled the visionary behind South...

New exhibit opens at Philadelphia Magic Gardens

The psychedelic labyrinths of Isaiah Zagar’s Philadelphia Magic Gardens are being infused with new types of surreal chaos. Fostering a continuation of its seemingly endless concoction of color on South Street, the mosaic oasis...

Temple Contemporary presents 30-piece orchestra of Philadelphia whistlers

Temple Contemporary is pleased to announce an upcoming performance of an original, site-specific performance composed by British artist Emma Smith for a 30-piece orchestra of Philadelphia whistlers. The performance will take place on Saturday,...
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