This year’s Philly Folk Fest is a massive virtual be-in

The concert features 167 artists on three stages Friday through Sunday -- plus nearly 1,000 archived sets videotaped from past years for viewing through Aug. 24. You can set up a Zoom "campsite," too.

Theatre in the X cofounder LaNeshe Miller-White is Theatre Philadelphia’s new executive director

Her appointment comes at a perilous time for the theaters the organization promotes.

Theatre in the X cofounder LaNeshe Miller-White is Theatre Philadelphia’s new executive director

Her appointment comes at a perilous time for the theaters the organization promotes.

Nearly 100 Philly schoolkids practiced on Zoom with Philadelphia Orchestra virtuosos, and you’re invited to the grand finale

Tune in on Facebook Aug. 11 to hear the All City Orchestra Summer Academy recital, starring young musicians who studied virtually alongside top-tier players this summer. Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts.

Nearly 100 Philly schoolkids practiced on Zoom with Philadelphia Orchestra virtuosos, and you’re invited to the grand finale

Tune in on Facebook Aug. 11 to hear the All City Orchestra Summer Academy recital, starring young musicians who studied virtually alongside top-tier players this summer. Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts.

The marvelous music of ‘Mrs. Maisel’ is the joy break we all need now

The music sets a mood, and there's a lot going on underneath the pretty tunes.

The marvelous music of ‘Mrs. Maisel’ is the joy break we all need now

The music sets a mood, and there's a lot going on underneath the pretty tunes.
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Philly’s scrappy Mighty Writers has pulled in big-name pop stars to be ‘Mighty Song Writers’

Amanda Shires and Jason Isbell are among the high-profile musicians who lend their talents to Might Writers' new "Mighty Song Writers" video series.

Please Touch Museum laid off most of its staff and won’t reopen in 2020

Leaders of Philadelphia's children's museum doubted that enough visitors would turn out to cover operating costs.

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Phil Elverum of Microphones fame and country outlaw Ray Wylie Hubbard also have noteworthy new albums.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Temple grad Kalen Allen landed his first movie gig alongside Seth Rogen in ‘An American Pickle’

The Inquirer talked to Allen about working on 'An American Pickle,' rubbing elbows with celebrities, and how he’s spending his time quarantined from the coronavirus.

Beyonce’s Black is King, Parking Lot Social at the Navy Yard, Pink Sweat$ at Lolla2020, Outdoor movies and more things to do this weekend

Plus Hamlet in a cemetery, a distanced wine tasting and more ways to keep busy in Philadelphia for the next seven days.

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