What to watch this weekend, starting with The Roots’ powerful ‘It Ain’t Fair’ on YouTube

On TV, the Philly-shot “Queer Eye” season debuts. Two massive virtual graduation ceremonies — one national, one made in Philly — offer inspiration and A-list entertainers.

As country rages, one musician cut through the social media thicket with his quiet ‘America the Beautiful.' Then others joined in.

"For our country to shine from sea to sea we need to figure this out and confront it and solve this problem,” says Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic and a Curtis Institute professor.

As country rages, one musician cut through the social media thicket with his quiet ‘America the Beautiful.' Then others joined in.

"For our country to shine from sea to sea we need to figure this out and confront it and solve this problem,” says Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic and a Curtis Institute professor.

Black Out Tuesday: Music industry will pause in solidarity with George Floyd protests

The music industry will halt operations on Tuesday in solidarity with protests.

Black Out Tuesday: Music industry will pause in solidarity with George Floyd protests

The music industry will halt operations on Tuesday in solidarity with protests.

Bittersweet lessons learned from an arts season interrupted — and why it mattered, anyway

Looking back on concerts not performed and exhibitions never seen, it's more obvious than ever why live events are critical to the human experience.

Bittersweet lessons learned from an arts season interrupted — and why it mattered, anyway

Looking back on concerts not performed and exhibitions never seen, it's more obvious than ever why live events are critical to the human experience.
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Michael Imperioli of ‘The Sopranos’ shot his new movie guerrilla-style in Philly

Low-budget hustle and Philly locations were key ingredients in the independent film. Rapper Boskoe 100 and Harley Flanagan, front man for the Cro-Mags, also have roles.

Philly jazz legend Archie Shepp and his rapper nephew Raw Poetic have a new cross-generation project

Jazz legend Archie Shepp, 83 has recorded the new album, Ocean Bridges, with his nephew, Jason Moore, who goes by rap name Raw Poetic and who also grew up in Philly. The intergenerational interdisciplinary musical summit also features Washington, D.C., producer Damu the Fudgemunk.

A drive-in film festival is coming to the Shore this summer

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Philly’s David Corenswet is making it in Netflix’s ‘Hollywood’

And unlike his character, he's worked a long time to get there, having made his theater debut at 9 at the Arden.

At Philly’s Rock School, teenager Kaeli Ware is a rising star on the international ballet scene

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How to enter J.K. Rowling’s ‘Ickabog’ art contest for kids, and other key ‘Ickabog’ details

Free online, and publishing a few chapters at a time, it's meant to entertain children during the lockdown.

New album from the 1975 takes a wild, trend-hopping ride through pop-stardom | Review

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Philadelphia Orchestra channel gives Penn hospitals a new soundtrack

Patients and healthcare workers at Penn Medicine’s six sites can now access a service that brings them archived performance videos of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

There’s no stopping ‘Sister Act’ at Greene Street Friends: The middle-school musical goes virtual

When school shut down in March, students were three weeks into rehearsal for "Sister Act Jr." It was decided the show must go on — online.

Workers at Philadelphia Museum of Art seek to unionize

Union organizers have collected a “super majority” of election authorization cards from eligible employees at the museum, Cathy Scott, president of AFSCME District Council 47 said Friday.

Philadelphia Orchestra plans online gala with Steve Martin, Wynton Marsalis, and a new commission honoring frontline workers

The Philadelphia Orchestra will perform online, their individual sounds assembled digitally into a whole.

CBS3 cuts sports anchor Lesley Van Arsdall, other staffers, in slimming of its news operation

Van Arsdall joined the Eyewitness News in team in 2003 as a reporter. About 400 employees reportedly were let go by CBS3 parent ViacomCBS this week in what was called a corporate restructuring. In Philadelphia, CBS3 cut about four on air staffers and nine others.

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