Jay-Z’s Made in America is canceled for this year because of pandemic

Jay-Z's company, Roc Nation, said another reason behind the concert's postponement to 2021 is to focus support on organizations and individuals fighting for social justice.

Jay-Z’s Made in America is canceled for this year because of pandemic

Jay-Z's company, Roc Nation, said another reason behind the concert's postponement to 2021 is to focus support on organizations and individuals fighting for social justice.

Wild design at Wilma Theater borrows from Shakespeare’s Globe for COVID distancing

Philadelphia theater turns to a design as old as Shakespeare for a way to bring people together at a social distance.

Wild design at Wilma Theater borrows from Shakespeare’s Globe for COVID distancing

Philadelphia theater turns to a design as old as Shakespeare for a way to bring people together at a social distance.

Watch: Gritty gets Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ treatment

The incorrigible orange one was nominated by the Phillie Phanatic.

Watch: Gritty gets Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ treatment

The incorrigible orange one was nominated by the Phillie Phanatic.
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Franklin Institute will be first up as Philly museums announce plans to reopen

Also on the Parkway, the Barnes Foundation and the Academy of Natural Sciences will follow later in July. The Philadelphia Museum of Art will announce its reopening date sometime in the next few weeks.

Mural Arts’ ambitious new artwork exists entirely online, and your pics can be part of it

"Philly Rising," by artist Nilé Livingston, is part of of this year’s virtual Wawa Welcome America celebration. Watch it come together on the Mural Arts website.

Philadelphia arts groups and artists to receive $4 million from emergency COVID-19 fund

"But the challenge is far from over,” said one arts leader about the pandemic, which has left arts groups reeling.

‘Hamilton’ comes to Disney+ this week, and Philly’s Leslie Odom Jr. says he has only one regret

The East Oak Lane-raised actor and singer is disappointed he can't watch it with his cast mates, but he's proud of what they created together. "We made something that we believed in," he says.

Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies

Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died

Nutcracker won’t happen this year, Pennsylvania Ballet says

"It's really sad," the ballet's executive director acknowledged. Children with sugarplum fairies dancing in their heads will need to wait until next year because of safety concerns and financial realities.

Jon Stewart says his new movie, ‘Irresistible,' stands on Frank Capra’s shoulders. Think of it as ‘Washington Goes to Mr. Smith.’

Rose Byrne and Steve Carell co-star as cynical political operatives from opposing parties. Chris Cooper is a small-town candidate from the middle of nowhere on whom they descend.

Petition calls for PAFA to fire its CEO and make sweeping changes to ‘dismantle its structural racism’

The petition also calls for review and possible termination of two deans, a complete overhaul of the board of trustees and the women’s committee with additions of people of color, and reviews of public statements by board members on matters of racial justice and equity.

Wilma Theater puts itself out on the cutting edge of COVID-19 art with a 13-minute iPhone drama

Blanka Zizka directs Wilma HotHouse Company members Anthony Martinez-Briggs and Ross Beschler in a mesmerizing back-and-forth.

Hundreds of horn players rally at the Art Museum steps in Philly’s clarion call for justice

Early this month, trombonist Jeff Bradshaw's brought together 100 horn players for a demonstration of musicianship and solidarity. On June 27, they gathered at the Art Museum again.

Philly-area museums, public gardens, and other cultural attractions start to plan for a summer return

Cultural institutions have done the nitty-gritty of planning to reopen post-pandemic. You'll be required to wear a mask at most places. At the Franklin Institute, it's one family in the Giant Heart at a time.

Tina Fey gets ‘30 Rock’ blackface episodes pulled from distribution, with Comcast’s support

The Upper Darby native apologized for the show's use of "race-changing makeup" in four episodes, saying, "I understand now that ‘intent’ is not a free pass for white people to use these images."

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