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Ring of controversy

25598772 Bulked-up wrestlers beating each other with folding chairs, crashing opponents though tabletops and pile-driving each others' skulls into the canvas mat is nothing new at Viking Hall. For more than a decade,...

High-octane new year

25598767 As we look at the new year and sum up the old one, trucks continue to dominate the automotive market. According to a Knight-Ridder report, Americans bought 5.8 million cars through the end...

Training play

25598762 At the intermission of the Arden's family theater performance, the lady behind me commented, "It's awfully quiet for having so many kids in here." Indeed, it was a perfectly quiet first act...

Keys to survival

26968027 The Pianist Rated R Playing at Ritz theaters Three-and-a-half reels out of four At two hours and 28 minutes, The Pianist, based on the real-life experiences of virtuoso Wladyslaw Szpilman during World War II,...


25598747 Cadence, in the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 300 S. Broad St. (at Spruce) 215-670-2388 Credit cards accepted Wheelchair-accessible Reservations a good idea The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts celebrated its first birthday...

Bearing Fruit

I know winter has arrived when crates of clementines appear in the market. They've been arriving from Spain, Morocco and California for the past few weeks. I always associate the holiday season...

Music To His Ears

To say that music is Anthony Newett's life would be, as he puts it, a severe understatement. Just as that life was beginning to take shape at the tender age of 2,...

Schools subject to change

Elementary schools will expand to include middle-school grades. Middle schools will be converted to high schools. High schools will be renovated or built brand-new, with modern amenities making them resources to students...

Everyday beauty

Winterthur, arguably the finest museum of decorative arts in the world, is showing a sumptuous feast of three centuries of Mexican pottery in a new exhibition, "The Grandeur of Viceregal Mexico: Treasures from...
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