Arts & Entertainment

Magic Gardens to feature work by Isaac Scott

Artist Isaac Scott will share his experience of living among a decaying infrastructure of dilapidated buildings and also his observations of protests against police brutality with a new work called “When Cracks Deepen” which...

Rittenhouse Art Show returns in June

The Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show will return for its 95th year. The outdoor original-only art show will take place June 3-5 at Rittenhouse Square and will feature the work of 143 artists from the...

Theatre Exile offering new workshops for professionals, presenting student works

Theatre Exile recently announced that it will be hosting a pair of workshops for professional writers as well as a viewing event for its outreach program this June. The workshops both concentrate on “Centering Community...

Local playwright earns Pulitzer

A South Philly playwright is a Pulitzer Prize winner. James Ijames won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Fat Ham, which transposes "Hamlet" to a family barbecue in the American South to...

2 photo exhibits open at Da Vinci

Two new photography exhibits are showing at the Da Vinci Art Alliance at 704 Catharine St. INSCAPE: Landscapes of the Self by Sara Allen, as well as Found and Made, a collaboration by photographer...

Diane Pieri at No. 5 Butchie Allie

No. 5 Butchie Allie at 1175 S. 13th Street presents Diane Pieri: Once Upon A Time from June 4 through July 30. Pieri creates sublime, delicate works on paper that weave meaning, symbol and color...

Earlie Bird Productions set to debut ‘The Loneliness Project’

Following an extended break due to the coronavirus pandemic, Earlie Bird Productions will be premiering its first production since 2019 at Philly PACK on Thursday, May 19, with additional showings on May 20 and...

Bringing Marian Anderson’s story to life

South Philly musical icon Marian Anderson’s legacy will be celebrated at the Penn Museum.  In partnership with the National Marian Anderson Museum & Historical Society, the Penn Museum at 3260 South St. will host an...

‘Today is My Birthday’ to show at Theatre Exile

Theatre Exile will open a new show on April 28 called “Today is My Birthday” by Susan Soon He Stanton. Today is My Birthday is an eccentric comedy by award-winning screenwriter and playwright Susan Soon He...

2 new exhibitions at Da Vinci

The Da Vinci Art Alliance will unveil two new exhibitions this week at its gallery at 704 Catharine St. Lia Huntington will explore how we sustain ourselves in a world full of destruction and how...
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