Arts & Entertainment

Stringing Along: Elegance Quartet brings music to South Philly parks

Crowded concerts seem a thing of the past in 2020 as the country continues to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. But the virus can’t stop the music. In the last few weeks, South Philly residents have...

Free Library Creates Spanish and World Languages eReading Rooms

The Free Library of Philadelphia has taken another step in digitizing reading by creating eReading rooms. Readers can now enjoy Spanish and other world languages through ebooks and audio books through the library’s website and...

The Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show shares the healing power of art 

The oldest outdoor art show in the nation will showcase the healing power of art with a virtual event September 10-13. The Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show will celebrate 93 years by featuring the work...

Artist Lauren Rinaldi gets “outwardly political” in her latest exhibition, Representative

In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, studies showed that banks led by a higher proportion of women fared better during the great recession. Fast forward to 2020, and a study from Liverpool...

Fashion Statement: Disabled fashion designer uses platform to promote inclusivity

It was like any other normal day of high school for a normal 18-year-old. Jacqueline City had finished up a long day of school and rode the yellow school bus home, excited to go to...

Free Concert at Girard Park

Elegance Quartet will hold a free neighborhood concert at Stephen Girard Park on Tuesday, August 25 at 6 p.m. The electric string ensemble and rhythm section covers a wide variety of musical genres including classic...

South Jersey wrestling show will feature South Philly talent

The Hardcore Hustle Organization Wrestling Academy will be holding a live event on Saturday, August 15 at the Wrestling Center in the Monroe Business Center on Glassboro Road in Williamstown, New Jersey. H2o’s event, called...

South Philly musician makes ‘positive’ statement with new album

It took 14 years for Tony Enos to truly share beyond his closest circles. The South Philly resident, who has made a name as a musical pop artist, had been mostly open about his life...

Virtual benefit for South Philly guitar great Pat Martino

A local jazz cafe will launch a livestream event to raise money for South Philly guitar legend Pat Martino. The internationally adored jazz guitarist has endured serious health issues and hasn’t performed since November 2018,...

South Philly filmmaker hits home run with new movie

In his days as a high school baseball player at the Girard Academic Music Program, John DeStefano Jr. probably dreamed about playing in the big leagues. His bat didn’t get him there, but his love...
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