Barnes Foundation to raise $100 million — and some prominent philanthropists have already stepped up

The Barnes Foundation aims to substantially boost its endowment. Early donors include the Neubauer Family Foundation, Aileen K. and Brian L. Roberts, the Maguire Foundation, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Kimmel Center scraps plan for tower above Merriam Theater

The Kimmel Center, which bought the Merriam in 2016, failed to attract any proposals from developers. A planned renovation could move some PA Ballet productions elsewhere.

Kimmel Center scraps plan for tower above Merriam Theater

The Kimmel Center, which bought the Merriam in 2016, failed to attract any proposals from developers. A planned renovation could move some PA Ballet productions elsewhere.

Why sex expert Dr. Ruth will be hiding in plain sight in a Philly suburb tonight

Dr. Ruth will be on hand for opening night of a bio-play about her. She's also the subject of a new Hulu documentary.

Why sex expert Dr. Ruth will be hiding in plain sight in a Philly suburb tonight

Dr. Ruth will be on hand for opening night of a bio-play about her. She's also the subject of a new Hulu documentary.

Oscars 2019: Here are the nominees

The nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards were announced this morning.

Oscars 2019: Here are the nominees

The nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards were announced this morning.
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Montco’s Pulitzer Prize-winning composer used two Philly churches to rehearse her big Lincoln Center premiere, opening Thursday

Julia Wolfe's "Fire in my mouth" will be performed by the New York Philharmonic, 36 women from Philadelphia's choir The Crossing, and girls from the Young People’s Chorus of New York City.

‘Chappelle’s Show’ creator says R. Kelly sent ‘goons’ to confront Dave Chappelle after infamous skit

“Literally, his goons stepped to Dave in Chicago and Dave’s goons intervened,” Brennan said. “The goons negotiated.”

Philly rapper PnB Rock arrested for drugs, gun in Bucks County home

Bensalem Police found four pounds of marijuana and a stolen gun in a home the rapper PnB Rock rents.

This Philly actor is making his Broadway debut in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Aubie Merrylees plays a juror in Aaron Sorkin's smash show, starring Jeff Daniels.The popular Philly actor is also an understudy for five other roles, including Jem and Dill.

Review: Kacey Musgraves, celebrating inclusivity, at the Fillmore

The country-pop star who is nominated for four Grammys played a sold-out show at the Fillmore on Friday night.

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'Brilliant rethinking’ of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at the Wilma Theater

Bravely experimental theater brings the star-crossed lovers into this millennium, complete with disco ball, hip-hop, and a trenchant message for right now.

Pianist Peter Serkin: overthinking Mozart, liberating Bach

Peter Serkin returned to Philadelphia for a somewhat enigmatic recital of Bach and Mozart.

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M. Night Shyamalan tried to make ‘Glass’ 20 years ago, but studios nixed the hero vs. villain tale

M. Night Shyamalan talks 'Glass' and his new Apple TV series that's filming in Philadelphia.

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Wu-Tang Clan set to kick off ‘36 Chambers’ anniversary celebration with two shows in Philly

It's been a quarter century since the martial arts inspired Staten Island collective released their landmark debut album.

Helen Mirren, a ‘disaster’ on piano, will bring other talents to Academy of Music gala

Helen Mirren will host the 2019 Academy of Music Anniversary Concert and Ball. We talked to her about her under-the radar Lee Daniels movie, set in Philly, and about her very personal connection to classical music.

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‘Glass’: M. Night Shyamalan’s newest film is half full | Movie review

M. Night Shyamalan concludes a trilogy with ‘Glass,’ combining characters from ‘Unbreakable’ and ‘Split.’

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Marie Kondo, tiny houses, and the terrifying, joy-sparking magic of watching other people tidy up

Kondo's Netflix show seems to have sparked as many debates as it has joy since its New Year’s Day premiere.

Mark Thomas Gibson at UArts and other must-see shows in Philly galleries now

Diane Burko has a stirring eco-show at North Broad Street's Rodeph Shalom. Larry Francis' winning Philly streetscapes are at Gross McCleaf.

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