Netflix acquires Idris Elba’s shot-in-Philly ‘Concrete Cowboy' movie

The film made a splash last month at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Netflix acquires Idris Elba’s shot-in-Philly ‘Concrete Cowboy' movie

The film made a splash last month at the Toronto International Film Festival.

David Brigham is leaving PAFA to run Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Brigham, 56, will leave the post Nov. 30 to become CEO at HSP.

David Brigham is leaving PAFA to run Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Brigham, 56, will leave the post Nov. 30 to become CEO at HSP.

The great song explosion of 2020: Why Paul McCartney and other artists are dropping albums at a pace we haven’t since the 1960s.

In 2020, music acts can't tour to earn their keep. But acts from Paul McCartney to Taylor Swift to Jeff Tweedy are spending quarantine in the studio, recording songs they never planned to write.

The great song explosion of 2020: Why Paul McCartney and other artists are dropping albums at a pace we haven’t since the 1960s.

In 2020, music acts can't tour to earn their keep. But acts from Paul McCartney to Taylor Swift to Jeff Tweedy are spending quarantine in the studio, recording songs they never planned to write.
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New Philadelphia Orchestra composer Gabriela Lena Frank taps into crucial moments in our culture, and a hummingbird

The pandemic changes everything, she says. "To listen to music when you’re trying to not get sick and die seems utopian. ... Things are not normal."

Rapper Common was in Philly Friday because he wants you to vote

Acclaimed rapper Common performed at Philly's City Hall to encourage people to vote early.

Philly had midcentury abstract expressionists, too. Get to know them in Woodmere’s new show.

Sam Feinstein, Quita Brodhead, and other members of the short-lived Group ’55 are in the limelight in the new exhibition.

Watch: Kurt Vile and his daughters perform for ‘Team Joe Sings’

Philadelphia singer-guitarist Kurt Vile has released a three-song video in the 'Team Joe Sings' series in support of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. His daughters join him on two songs.

Painted Bride sale may proceed, judges say, but Isaiah Zagar murals may not be doomed

The building is now under an agreement of sale with Groom Investments.

Philadanco names new artistic director, restructures company

Kim Bears Bailey has been named the artistic director of Philadanco, replacing founder Joan Myers Brown in that role.

Common debt? This new art installation in West Philly looks at commonwealths and how they differ

Philadelphia Contemporary brings public art to Lancaster Avenue through a partnership with artists and curators in Puerto Rico and Virginia,

Pearl Jam talks about their top Philly moments, and why they’re releasing the video of their legendary ‘Ten’ concert now

On Thursday, Pearl Jam is a releasing a video of a 2016 Philadelphia concert where they played their album "Ten" in its entirety. The band is also behind a voter-engagement drive called PJ Votes 2020.

‘Ellen’ show surprises two Philly area friends who met as kidney donor and recipient

Ellen DeGeneres introduces them on Wednesday afternoon's show to "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland, a two-time kidney recipient.

Opera Philadelphia’s digital season starts now: What to expect

"When I first arrived in Philadelphia, I said ‘We want to be the HBO of opera,’ " says general director David Devan. "Be careful what you wish for.”

Punch Line Philly is booking indoor comedy shows as city relaxes restrictions and state cites COVID-19 ‘fall resurgence’

Crowds at the seated, socially-distanced shows will be limited to 150 patrons. Masks are required whenever you're not eating or drinking.

Kimmel Center scrambling for a new financial model after ‘dire’ economic hit from COVID-19

With COVID-19, the Kimmel's achievement of self-reliance on earned income has become a liability.

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