Banana wall vandalized with lipstick at Art Basel. The message was about Jeffrey Epstein

The now-iconic white wall that once held a duct-taped banana at Art Basel Miami Beach was vandalized on Sunday afternoon, forcing exhibitors to cover up the writing in red lipstick with a white cardboard.

Free Library’s $1M auto archives are moving to Philly’s world-famous car museum and to a Hershey attraction

South Philly's Simeone Foundation will share the cache of auto manuals and ephemera with an antique car library in Hershey. It's a car nut's treasure.

Free Library’s $1M auto archives are moving to Philly’s world-famous car museum and to a Hershey attraction

South Philly's Simeone Foundation will share the cache of auto manuals and ephemera with an antique car library in Hershey. It's a car nut's treasure.

Pennsylvania Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ enchants with snow, Sugar Plum, and a sparkling new tree

What does a $100,000 Christmas tree upgrade look like onstage at the Academy of Music? It blends in nicely and also puts on a light show within the performance.

Pennsylvania Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ enchants with snow, Sugar Plum, and a sparkling new tree

What does a $100,000 Christmas tree upgrade look like onstage at the Academy of Music? It blends in nicely and also puts on a light show within the performance.

Edith Neff painted Philadelphians as mythic beings — see her great work now in Chestnut Hill

A soul-satisfying retrospective of the late artist's work is at Woodmere Art Museum through Jan. 19.

Edith Neff painted Philadelphians as mythic beings — see her great work now in Chestnut Hill

A soul-satisfying retrospective of the late artist's work is at Woodmere Art Museum through Jan. 19.
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What was so funny about 2019? This popular Philly show will tell you what

Highlights of 1812 Production's 'This Is the Week That Is' include a Pyramid-style parody of the Democratic presidential candidates, all tripping over their own good intentions.

Your library card can now get you into 11 Philly cultural sites for free

The experience pass, which launched Monday, allows Philadelphia residents to use their library card to reserve tickets to science centers, botanical gardens, art museums, and historical sites that typically charge entry fees, at no cost.

Yannick’s first Philadelphia outing with Bach ‘Mass in b minor’ feels like a promising work in progress

Soloists Carolyn Sampson, Karen Cargill, Jonas Hacker, and Benjamin Appl were all standouts. Cargill’s “Agnus Dei” had immense emotional gravity that created the single best moments of the performance.

An artist just created a giant sculpture based on Joel Embiid's arm

Joel Embiid may not have had the best performance in Thursday’s game against the Wizards, but the Sixers power forward has been been immortalized forever thanks to a new sculpture – or, at least his arm has.

Dionne Warwick talks about her new Christmas album and what makes a great singer

Warwick, 78, has released her 38th studio album, "Dionne Warwick & the Voices of Christmas." She talked with The Inquirer about putting it together, and shared her thoughts on the current state of music.

Renowned African American author and artist is honored with a new archive at Penn

The vast collection includes 80 years of Ashley Bryan's papers, journals, sketches, paintings, puppets, books, photographs and more from a lifetime of making and collecting.

BalletX marks the holidays with a pair of lovely, moody premieres

As Elvis memorably sang, it can be a blue Christmas for many. BalletX opened its fall program Wednesday night at the Wilma Theater with two world premieres about holiday stress, But they're far from being downers.

‘The SpongeBob Musical’ at Forrest Theatre is gloriously giddy, and smart, too

UArts grad Lorenzo Pugliese gives a spectacular, happy-making performance as SpongeBob. Just watching this smiling dynamo will burn hundreds of calories.

Gun violence takes center stage in powerful ‘On the Exhale’ at Theater Exile

Suli Holum is riveting in this solo show that explores the urgent topic of our times.

Drag superstar Shangela comes to Atlantic City

On Saturday, Shangela will host Pride Bingo and perform a set at the Borgata in Atlantic City.

The 9-year-old girl in this Pulitzer Prize photo will be in Philadelphia this weekend to tell her story

Now a Canadian grandmother, Kim Phuc says, "I remember so vividly what happened to me on June 8, 1972."

Pa. Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ Christmas tree just got a $100,000 makeover

On Sunday in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania Ballet’s crew loaded the company’s new "Nutcracker" Christmas tree onto a truck headed toward the Academy of Music. It moved in on Monday, along with tutus, props, scenery, and flooring.

‘This Is Happiness’ is an unforgettable trip to a lost Irish village | Book review

The sweetness of this novel would curdle if it weren't preserved by a tincture of tragedy.

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