Philadelphia Museum of Art workers have voted decisively to unionize

Ballots cast by employees and tallied Thursday came to 181 in favor and 22 against representation by AFSCME District Council 47, union officials said.

Philly’s jazz cats are back on stage, live-streaming from an iconic, empty club

Chris’ Jazz Café is back after four months with a four-camera livestream, big names, and acrylic dividers on stage.

Philly’s jazz cats are back on stage, live-streaming from an iconic, empty club

Chris’ Jazz Café is back after four months with a four-camera livestream, big names, and acrylic dividers on stage.

‘Hamnet’: Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy was personal | Book review

Irish writer Maggie O'Farrell's novel tells the story of the Bard's lost son with the urgency of a whispered prayer — or curse.

‘Hamnet’: Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy was personal | Book review

Irish writer Maggie O'Farrell's novel tells the story of the Bard's lost son with the urgency of a whispered prayer — or curse.

’Austen Years,’ a memoir best read by Jane Austen fans, might yet create new ones | Book review

Rachel Cohen's book combines literary criticism with personal history, including synopses of the novels to help readers who aren’t familiar with them.

’Austen Years,’ a memoir best read by Jane Austen fans, might yet create new ones | Book review

Rachel Cohen's book combines literary criticism with personal history, including synopses of the novels to help readers who aren’t familiar with them.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art slashes staff as pandemic takes its toll

The Art Museum expects to re-open in September, but the Perelman addition will remain closed.

More Philly family attractions are reopening, with new rules and new-normal pricing — from free to $50-plus

The National Constitution Center reopens Wednesday, with free admission through Sept. 5. Attractions like Sesame Place and Tree Top Quest are priced in big-splurge territory.

Philly guitar hero Mike Polizze goes solo, with help from Kurt Vile

Mike Polizze of Philly’s Purling Hiss steps out solo with ‘Long Lost Solace Find,’ with Kurt Vile on trumpet, among other surprises.

Citing pandemic, PAFA announces job cuts

The institution has eliminated 20 staff positions and taken other cost-cutting measures.

Beyoncé’s ‘Black Is King’ is beautiful, powerful, personal, and very, very, Beyoncé

Beyoncé's third visual album is a feature-length love song to Black pride. Philly's Tierra Whack is part of the all-star cast.

Eastern State Penitentiary and one major museum will reopen in August — with many more right after that

The National Constitution Center will be first in a wave of August reopenings. In September, expect the Please Touch Museum and more.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s other orchestra, in Montreal, has gotten the band back together for four Beethoven concerts that stream starting Friday

The Philadelphia Orchestra maestro and his Canadian ensemble are performing eight of Beethoven's nine symphonies in a series of streamed concerts. Beethoven's 9th will wait until an audience can be in the hall with them.

The color gold and the powerful spirit of Black and brown people in a mural

The "Stay Golden" mural commemorates the powerful spirit of Black and brown people.

Opera Philadelphia cancels O20 Festival as most of 2020-21 season is postponed or moved online

The plucky company has started an Opera Philadelphia Channel expected to grow and evolve.

Alex Trebek’s memoir ‘The Answer Is . . .’ is everything a ‘Jeopardy!’ fan could want | Book review

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