Taylor Swift threatens to pull out of American Music Awards over men who own her old recordings

“The message being sent to me is very clear,” Swift said. "Basically, be a good little girl and shut up. Or you’ll be punished.”

The afterlife of Prince, in words and music

Three and a half years after his death at age 57, Prince is once again alive in pop culture, with a newly released memoir and no shortage of re-issues. But would he have wanted it that way?

The afterlife of Prince, in words and music

Three and a half years after his death at age 57, Prince is once again alive in pop culture, with a newly released memoir and no shortage of re-issues. But would he have wanted it that way?

‘Shrek The Musical’ at Walnut Street Theatre: Right-sized fun for the family

The frothy production does its stage magic with fewer moving parts than the Broadway version, and in this case less is more.

‘Shrek The Musical’ at Walnut Street Theatre: Right-sized fun for the family

The frothy production does its stage magic with fewer moving parts than the Broadway version, and in this case less is more.

This art exhibit in the Philly suburbs really nails it, carpenter-style

"Music for 150 Carpenters" at Ursinus College is one of this month's must-sees on the art-gallery scene. Two more: a Jim Lee show at Larry Becker Contemporary and pets galore at Cerulean Arts.

This art exhibit in the Philly suburbs really nails it, carpenter-style

"Music for 150 Carpenters" at Ursinus College is one of this month's must-sees on the art-gallery scene. Two more: a Jim Lee show at Larry Becker Contemporary and pets galore at Cerulean Arts.
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Talented, vulnerable children: How the Curtis Institute of Music may have been ripe for abuse

The power dynamic between music instructors and extremely talented young musicians is similar to the one between Olympic coaches and elite gymnasts. And then there's this: Curtis is free.

See the real cars from ‘Ford v. Ferrari’ at Philly’s Simeone Museum

Fred Simeone's collection was recently named by the International Classic Car Trust as the best in the world.

‘Sunset Baby’ at Azuka: A talent trove of acting in Dominique Morisseau’s small gem

The Tony-winning playwright braids together her two great themes: love and revolution.

Album reviews: FKA Twigs, Joe Henry, and Chris Knight

What you should, or should not, be listening to this week.

Christmas Village is adding a Ferris wheel

Christmas Village is getting bigger this year — and it's adding a Ferris wheel.

Jazz great Ralph Peterson and Messenger Legacy are coming to Philly to celebrate Art Blakey

For the 100th anniversary of Blakey's birth, a group of jazz greats who came up under his wing are touring with a show of music he inspired.

At the Met Philadelphia, opera is about to come back for the first time in more than 80 years

The Academy of Vocal Arts, Philly's launching pad for opera stars, is bringing in Angela Meade, Latonia Moore, Vanessa Vasquez, Michael Fabiano, André Courville, and others.

Matt Damon talks about ‘Ford v Ferrari,’ Marvel vs. Martin, and the end of the movie world as we know it

Matt Damon talks about playing legendary auto designer Carroll Shelby in the new racing movie.

Saeed Jones, hot poet and former BuzzFeed news host, stops in Philly on debut book tour

Jones is the award-winning author of "How We Fight for Our Lives," a memoir about growing up black and gay in Texas. He also hosts BuzzFeed's morning Twitter news show, AM2DM.

This giant, crawl-through ‘Cocoon’ made of tape is coming to the Navy Yard on Saturday

Group X​, the group behind last year’s wildly popular Navy Yard Sea Monster has commissioned this new work, too.

In Bucks County, get to know these Pennsylvania impressionists, courtesy of the late Gerry Lenfest

“From Impressionism to Modernism: The Lenfest Collection of American Art" is at the Michener Art Museum in Doylestown through March 1.

Pennsylvania Ballet presents new choreographers, with mixed success

Pennsylvania Ballet artistic director Angel Corella is presenting world premieres by Yin Yue, Juliano Nunes, and Garrett Smith. There were some bumps on opening night, but the spirit of experimentation is welcome and the program worth seeing.

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