Harpist will fill 30th Street Station with a heavenly noise

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In this corner: 30th Street Station, gateway to the Northeast Corridor, to the north, to the south, to everywhere. If you can’t get there... Read more

WRTI-FM names a new general manager

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Bill Johnson, longtime station manager of WRTI-FM (90.1), has been named the station's new general manager. He replaces Dave Conant, 70, who... Read more

Philly musician and educator selected to give prestigious TED Talk

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Stanford Thompson, 30, founder of Play On, Philly!, an after-school music program in Philadelphia, is one of 15 TED Fellows for 2017. The... Read more

'The Present': Early Chekhov, all there and finely done

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Forget the samovar. This is a vodka party, not a tea party, unused as we may be to Chekhov’s characters getting drunk and dancing on... Read more

Dancer DePrince, raised in Cherry Hill, promoted at Dutch National Ballet

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Michaela DePrince, 21, who spent most of her childhood in Cherry Hill, was promoted last Thursday to soloist at the Dutch National Ballet during... Read more

'Prudencia Hart': A wee dram of scotch, and a healthy draft of verbal fun

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It begins, as all good pub shows should, with a wee dram of Scotch (what else for this very Scottish play, where the accents are even tastier... Read more

Philly-born violinist Sarah Chang robbed on flight to Russia

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Sarah Chang, 36, the Philly-born violinist who began her international career with a solo gig with the Philadelphia Orchestra, was robbed of... Read more

Chaos comes again in 'Othello' at New York Theatre Workshop

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It is director Sam Gold’s magic: humanize the great, the iconic, the tiptoed-around. This is not the impulse to high concept, to replay... Read more