Helen Mirren will headline Academy of Music Anniversary Concert

Mirren's father played viola with the London Philharmonic, but don't expect her to sing or play the banjo like Steve Martin did at the Philadelphia Orchestra gala last year.

Director Adam McKay talks Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice,’ moving from comedy to drama, and how Philly was his film school

Adam McKay, in town Thursday to accept a career achievement award from the Film Society, talks about his new movie 'Vice,' and falling in love with movies in his hometown of Philadelphia.

Director Adam McKay talks Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice,’ moving from comedy to drama, and how Philly was his film school

Adam McKay, in town Thursday to accept a career achievement award from the Film Society, talks about his new movie 'Vice,' and falling in love with movies in his hometown of Philadelphia.

Mary Poppins ‘Returns’ in style, but some of the magic is missing

Emily Blunt takes over for Julie Andrews in 'Mary Poppins Returns,' a glossy and highly competent sequel that missing some of the magic of the original.

Mary Poppins ‘Returns’ in style, but some of the magic is missing

Emily Blunt takes over for Julie Andrews in 'Mary Poppins Returns,' a glossy and highly competent sequel that missing some of the magic of the original.

Penny Marshall, actress and director, dead at 75

The actor/director was known for Laverne from "Laverne & Shirley" and for directing "Big" and "A League of Their Own."

Penny Marshall, actress and director, dead at 75

The actor/director was known for Laverne from "Laverne & Shirley" and for directing "Big" and "A League of Their Own."
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Philly’s Rennie Harris is the hottest name in dance, and he’s bringing ‘Lazarus’ home

His important new Alvin Ailey ballet comes to the Academy of Music for two shows in March.

The secret life of understudies on Philly’s theater scene

Actors who stand by to stand in for others need to stay in close range of the theater every night. And that's the easy part.

The guy who plays Aquaman is massive Flyers fan

Jason Momoa talks about his first stand-alone 'Aquaman' movie, and being a lifelong Flyers fan.

Finally! A Philadelphia Orchestra performance of ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ — still gorgeous

The chamber opera by Gian Carlo Menotti, who studied music in Philadelphia at Curtis, premiered on national TV in 1951.

Opinion

6ABC’s Vernon Odom looks back: ‘It’s been a great ride and a ringside seat to the world’

As he prepares for an active retirement, Odom reminisces about covering everyone from Frank Rizzo to Nelson Mandela and talks about the changes he's seen in Philadelphia over four decades.

Opinion

Natalie Portman on the pageantry of evil and playing a pop star in ‘Vox Lux’

The Oscar winning follows 'Black Swan and 'Jackie' with another role about a woman who is defined by her performance in public.

Opinion

TV picks: A ‘Timeless’ farewell, ‘Springsteen on Broadway,’ ‘Vanity Fair’ and more

What's new or noteworthy on television for the week of Dec. 16.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees announced

The Zombies, The Cure, Def Leppard and Stevie Nicks also got into the RRHOF and will be inducted into the spring.

Opinion

Vernon Odom retiring from 6ABC after 42 years

Odom, whose last day on the air will be Friday, has reported on everything from the Three Mile Island disaster and MOVE to the release of Nelson Mandela from a South African prison.

Review

In ‘Vox Lux,’ Natalie Portman stars in one of the darkest movies about pop music ever made

The Oscar winning actress plays Celeste, an entertainer scarred by her past in director Brady Cobert's movie.

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