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That embroidered skirt you love? It started with the pioneers of the art-as-fashion movement | Elizabeth Wellington

Unlike many hoity-toity museum shows that feature clothes, Off the Wall isn’t about the couture gowns of heiresses, but rather pieces you might own because someone close to you might have made something similar for you.
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That embroidered skirt you love? It started with the pioneers of the art-as-fashion movement | Elizabeth Wellington

Unlike many hoity-toity museum shows that feature clothes, Off the Wall isn’t about the couture gowns of heiresses, but rather pieces you might own because someone close to you might have made something similar for you.

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Opinion

His life was once dominated by bullets. Now, he’s helping young people heal in a city drowning in violence | Mike Newall

We won’t be able to make a dent in this epidemic of trauma and violence until we start listening to the people who have lived through it.

Opinion

The government isn’t going to save us, so we have to take control of our streets and save ourselves | Jenice Armstrong

Get as fired up about the gun violence that plays out in our communities as you do in cases involving police injustice, such as when two black men were arrested at a Center City Starbucks last year.

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How this trio built Philly’s largest private-equity outfit: with cash from Pa., bets on firms like Five Below

This firm has grown, not by cutting bigger deals, but by hiring additional investment pros so it can buy into more companies with sales below $100 million and have big prospects for improvement.

Opinion

Trump’s worst moral crimes aren’t the ones he’s getting impeached for | Will Bunch

Stephen Miller's white nationalism, record number of child jailings are a reminder: Trump's moral stain on America runs much deeper than Ukraine.

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John Legend is exactly the kind of man we say we want, so why are we hating on this Sexiest Man Alive? | Elizabeth Wellington

Within minutes after People magazine editors announced Tuesday that Legend was their pick for its annual honor, the hate seeped out of my social media feed like hateration sludge. You've got to be kidding me.

Opinion

Disney+ ruins classics with new trigger warnings | Christine Flowers

Isn’t it at all possible that the little girl who sees the handsome prince on bended knee with the crystal slipper will both sigh with delight, and one day grow up to be president?

Column

Philadelphia’s legacy art museums work to attract a woke generation with frank talk and better amenities | Inga Saffron

There’s a reason that the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Penn Museum are opening new, more accessible entrances.

Opinion

Talk of a ‘new Cold War’ between U.S. and China is misleading | Trudy Rubin

The difference between Old Cold War days and now becomes immediately clear on a two-week trip to China.

Opinion

Clarity is key in Trump impeachment proceedings. That’s why the ellipsis must die. | The Angry Grammarian

The testimony transcripts released last week reveal that the Ukraine call’s ellipses created only confusion—and perhaps deliberate deception.

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Looky here, millennials and boomers, this Gen Xer is here to tell you why you need us | Elizabeth Wellington

This "OK Boomer" rumble completely ignores Gen X. But even if we wanted to jump in the mud with y’all, we can’t. Why? Because we're working to hard to take care of the people we're generationally sandwiched in between.

Opinion

Does Trump impeachment hearing need to be ‘must see TV’ to succeed? | Will Bunch

Will Democrats fail in their impeachment quest if TV viewers aren’t riveted like Watergate? Is justice possible in a reality-show world?

Opinion

OK Bloomberg: What panicked billionaires don’t get about a nation that made them so rich | Will Bunch

America's billionaires think their ability to work a rigged economic system makes them political geniuses. Voters already know better.

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