Young dancers of color audition for top ballet companies, schools in a special Philly opportunity

For 49 ballerinas of color, Philadelphia was the place to be seen by some of the top companies and schools Sunday. It was the last of five auditions as the International Association for Blacks in Dance wrapped up its conference.

Ritz at the Bourse to close by the end of this month

Independent distributors have been hit hard by the rise in streaming services, which have competed in the independent art house space.

Ritz at the Bourse to close by the end of this month

Independent distributors have been hit hard by the rise in streaming services, which have competed in the independent art house space.

‘It’s terrifying’: Australian rocker Courtney Barnett on watching her country burn

Barnett has just released her album “MTV Unplugged Live! in Melbourne.” She opens a U.S. solo tour at the Queen in Wilmington on Thursday.

‘It’s terrifying’: Australian rocker Courtney Barnett on watching her country burn

Barnett has just released her album “MTV Unplugged Live! in Melbourne.” She opens a U.S. solo tour at the Queen in Wilmington on Thursday.

Board chair to lead process aimed at making Art Museum ‘free from misconduct of any kind’

After allegations against a former Art Museum manager, an outside firm will help the museum understand "what brought us here and most importantly what we need to change to be sure it never happens again."

Board chair to lead process aimed at making Art Museum ‘free from misconduct of any kind’

After allegations against a former Art Museum manager, an outside firm will help the museum understand "what brought us here and most importantly what we need to change to be sure it never happens again."
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Riverdance, Gen Z: This South Jersey teenager stars in a new world tour, coming to Philly next week

Haley Richardson is the fiddle player for the 25th anniversary Riverdance world tour that comes to Philly Jan. 21. You may have seen her perform as a kid at The Plough & the Stars, or at Fergie's.

Walnut Street Theatre season to open with ‘Rocky, The Musical,’ updated to fix things that aren’t gonna fly in Philly

'Rocky The Musical,' will kick off the new season of the Walnut Street Theatre, ahead of 'Disney's The Little Mermaid,' 'Death of a Salesman,' 'Blithe Spirit,' and 'On Your Feet.'

Temple grad Chinonye Chukwu on her new movie ‘Clemency’ and her life-changing time in Philly

Temple grad Chinonye Chukwu on her new film 'Clemency,' her plans to make a film about Philly native and Black Panther leader Elaine Brown, and her life-changing time in the city.

John Lithgow is back for the Academy Ball — minus Prince Charles

The last time Lithgow appeared at the Academy of Music Anniversary concert, in 2007, he had a little competition for the spotlight.

‘Vertical Hour’ at Lantern Theater: A dark night of two souls, and one sparkling Philly newcomer

The leads feel miscast. But recent UArts grad Sydney Banks, in an ancillary role, is clearly a star on the rise.

Dream team at Arden Theatre brings ‘My General Tubman’ to stage

Author Lorene Cary makes her playwriting debut. James Ijames directs. Danielle Leneé stars as Harriet Tubman.

‘Philadelphia is the city that sleeps on itself’: How a Brewerytown record store owner is shining a light on our overlooked musical past

Brewerytown Beats record store and label owner Max Orchester is working to preserve treasures that never found a wide audience. His latest re-issue project is the 1970s soul harmony group The Thompsons.

It’s like opera, without binoculars — see big names up close at Philly’s PCMS art song festival

American tenor Nicholas Phan, Curtis-trained soprano Sarah Shafer, and British baritone Roderick Williams are some marquee names on the six-concert lineup. Four new commissions will premiere.

These art gallery shows in Philly will help brighten your January

“Tulips” at Center City's Kapp Kapp pops with vivid hues. “Thoughts,” at Larry Becker Contemporary Art takes a novel approach to color. Self-taught sensation Kambel Smith is at Fleisher/Ollman.

Colonial Theatre’s ’Horror Bowl’ offers Eagles fans an alternative to the Super Bowl

The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville is hosting a Horror Bowl the day of the Super Bowl, featuring three John Carpenter classics.

Relationships of former Philadelphia Museum of Art exec raised concerns and complaints, report says

A former administrator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art had been considered a “golden boy,” but has now moved on to the Erie Art Museum. It remains unclear why he and the Philadelphia museum separated.

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