Author escort: The dream job for the book lover (with a driver's license)

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In the category of Interesting Jobs You Might Not Have Known About, I submit the following: Author Escort. Before you start thinking anything... Read more

Arden's "Bird" flies into final week

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It’s the hit play with the indelicate name. Stupid F#*@ing Bird by Aaron Posner flies into its final week (it folds its wings on closing... Read more

Simon Rattle brings Philadelphia Orchestra back after strike

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What a strange miracle it is to watch within the span of less than a week a serious stumble by the Philadelphia Orchestra – and then... Read more

Wilma Theater makes it rain for new play on climate change

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On this weekend of Hurricane Matthew, tearing apart Haiti and Cuba and ripping roofs off up and down the coasts of Florida and the Carolinas... Read more

What is the Philadelphia Orchestra's future after the strike?

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Many are probably wondering what it was all about, this strike of the Philadelphia Orchestra last weekend. It was about the musicians wanting... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra board accepts new deal - musicians play Serenade in A(ppreciation)

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Musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra fanned out across the region Tuesday, chatting up fans, playing in string quartets and wind quintets... Read more

Free concerts by Philadelphia Orchestra players Tuesday

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In the wake of the musicians' strike (and settlement) over the weekend, members of the Philadelphia Orchestra are playing a series of free... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra on strike; gala concert canceled

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The Fabulous Philadelphians are on strike. Friday night, a crowd of about 1,000 sat in Verizon Hall waiting for the orchestra to appear for... Read more