The Roots will now stream YouTube content five nights a week

With this year's Roots Picnic postponed from May to August, the Philly hip-hop band is putting its energy into creating musical content on YouTube, five night a week.

The Roots will now stream YouTube content five nights a week

With this year's Roots Picnic postponed from May to August, the Philly hip-hop band is putting its energy into creating musical content on YouTube, five night a week.

Arden Theatre and People’s Light cancel the rest of their seasons

"Unprecedented times" bring the curtains down at two of the Philadelphia region's mainstays. At the Walnut, ticket sales for "The Bodyguard" are on hold temporarily.

Arden Theatre and People’s Light cancel the rest of their seasons

"Unprecedented times" bring the curtains down at two of the Philadelphia region's mainstays. At the Walnut, ticket sales for "The Bodyguard" are on hold temporarily.

Lady Gaga raises $35 million for coronavirus fight, curates all-star TV event

The pop star and Global Citizen announced “One World: Together At Home,” a televised event celebrating heroism in the battle against the coronavirus. It will air April 18.

Lady Gaga raises $35 million for coronavirus fight, curates all-star TV event

The pop star and Global Citizen announced “One World: Together At Home,” a televised event celebrating heroism in the battle against the coronavirus. It will air April 18.
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Let’s all watch ‘National Treasure’ this weekend, and bring the kids | One Movie, One Philadelphia

Nicolas Cage is a historian and treasure hunter using the Declaration of Independence as a map to priceless treasures. Bad guys are on his tail, and there's a big Philly chase scene. Watch it to beat the lockdown blues. Then tell us what you thought.

Here’s what’s on this weekend: Meghan Markle narrates Disney show, LeVar Burton reads for grownups, Kim Kardashian calls for justice

In live streams from musicians, check out Neil Young's "Fireside Sessions," Amanda Shires' “I So Lounging” series, and some great programming out of hard-hit New Orleans.

‘Sopranos’ & ‘Veep’ for free: To keep people inside, HBO’s streaming some programs outside paywalls

The list of series that will be free for a limited time also includes "The Wire" and "Six Feet Under." Plus, some 30-day free trials that could keep you inside for a while.

Philly musician Orion Sun sings songs of isolation that soothe the soul

Philadelphia songwriter Orion Sun's debut album 'Hold Space For Me' is a beautifully becalmed pop-R&B album. She talked to The Inquirer about solitude as a creative force.

Philadelphia Museum of Art extends closure to June 30 with staff salary cuts, but no layoffs

The museum is seeking to avoid layoffs as the coronavirus closure grinds on.

Half million dollars in coronavirus relief going to nonprofits from Barra Foundation

The board of the Wayne-based foundation approved grants to support arts and culture, education, health, and human services.

Philly museums and med students band together to donate protective gear to front-line health-care providers

Museums and art institutions have a stockpile of masks, gloves, respirators, and other PPE for use in art making and conservation. They've turned it all over to hospitals fighting coronavirus.

To avert ‘enormous’ deficit, Philadelphia Orchestra musicians take 20% pay cut as special fund-raising begins

After coronavirus canceled performances, players voted to approve the cuts, which start April 1 and last through mid-September. Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin will give up at least 20% of his paycheck, too.

Coronavirus blight, transformed by art: Across Philly, signs of solidarity sprout amid the gloom

The rush of creative energy is coming from all angles: professional artists, shut out of museums and galleries, and families, stranded and stir-crazy at home.

Already our socially distant friends, podcasters say listeners need a distraction from coronavirus

“I don’t think its weird to talk about ‘Survivor’ right now," Cesternino said. "It’s really a great distraction. There’s no sports. The normal world is nothing like it’s supposed to be. ‘Survivor’ for the time being is very normal.”

Coronavirus has put Philly indie music venues at risk. What will the future look like?

Venues like World Cafe Live, Johnny Brenda’s, and the Locks at Sona have been shuttered since mid-March. How long can they stay dark and survive?

This busy Philly theater pro is using his sudden downtime to do one kind deed a day

As Philadelphia's stages have gone dark during the coronavirus pandemic, arts world dynamo Bryan Buttler has shifted gears to become a lean, mean, people-helping machine.

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