Franklin Institute prepares for Worst Case Scenario

The home-grown exhibition, opening Saturday, is based on the wildly popular book series from Philly's own Quirk Books.

Franklin Institute prepares for Worst Case Scenario

The home-grown exhibition, opening Saturday, is based on the wildly popular book series from Philly's own Quirk Books.

Adam Rippon won ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ now he’s coming to Philly — with his new book

Rippon is speaking at the Free Library to promote his new memoir, "Beautiful on the Outside." The Scranton native says Philly was a second, "much cooler" home to him when he was a kid.

Adam Rippon won ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ now he’s coming to Philly — with his new book

Rippon is speaking at the Free Library to promote his new memoir, "Beautiful on the Outside." The Scranton native says Philly was a second, "much cooler" home to him when he was a kid.

The Barrymore Awards for Philly’s best in theater have been announced. Did your favorites make the list?

Arden’s “Gem of the Ocean” took home nine trophies, the most of the night, including outstanding overall production of a play and outstanding direction of a play.

The Barrymore Awards for Philly’s best in theater have been announced. Did your favorites make the list?

Arden’s “Gem of the Ocean” took home nine trophies, the most of the night, including outstanding overall production of a play and outstanding direction of a play.
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MSNBC host, Philly native Chris Matthews off the air following cancer surgery

“The procedure went well, but he’s taking a few days to get back into fighting shape," fill-in host Steve Kornacki told viewers Monday night.

Philly’s world-famous choir, The Crossing, premieres Gavin Bryars’ latest. Will it be their next Grammy?

Gavin Bryars brings his new work, 'A Native Hill,' to Chestnut Hill for its world premiere. He and The Crossing have already one a Grammy together, for 2018's "The Fifth Century."

On stage at 1812 Productions: Two women in their 50s. Why that’s more radical than it should be.

Also in this week's Theater Beat: A "Rent" homecoming for two local actors, and extra time to see "Ragtime."

Philadelphia Orchestra offers job to new principal oboist

Philippe Tondre won Sunday's audition, but no contract has yet been signed.

Philadelphia Orchestra’s China Night navigates some tricky cultural crosswinds

Guest conductor Tan Dun lead a smooth, vivid, and ornate night of music despite a pro-Mao critique on Facebook that had challenged one program choice.

Bebe Neuwirth is on stage in Philly all month. Can she resist adopting another cat from PAWS?

The TV-famous actress, a two-time Tony Award winner, has deep Philly ties. So does her cat Talulah.

At rally, Trump takes aim at ‘little Bruce Springsteen’

Reminiscing about his 2016 election victory at a campaign rally in Minneapolis Thursday, Trump took aim at music royalty, telling the crowd, “I didn’t need Beyonce and Jay-Z. I didn’t need little Bruce Springsteen."

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Bon Iver, sad and lonely, at a half-full Liacouras Center | Concert review

“PLEASE BE ADVISED,” the signage read. “Excessive strobe lighting will be used during the Bon Iver show.”

'Senseless': Fox News anchor shocks colleagues with his sudden departure

“This is my last newscast here,” Smith said bluntly during the Friday edition of "Shepard Smith Reporting."

Like the Sixers, the Philadelphia Orchestra has a Chinese engagement this week, and two concerts in Taiwan coming soon

A concert Saturday at the Kimmel Center celebrates Chinese culture, as well as the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China.

‘Fresh Prince’ spin-off in the works

Word of Smith’s Fresh Prince spinoff was a small piece of an expansive profile on Smith’s wealth and his ability to make “real money in Hollywood.”

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