Upper Darby Summer Stage returns to the '20s in "Nice Work If You Can Get It"

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“Love, in any form, can hit you in the face,” said Brian Walsh. He’s directing Nice Work if You Can Get It at the Upper... Read more

"Who Will Carry the Word?" gives an alternative view of the Holocaust

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Imagine: lightly dabbing your sister’s lips with cold tea, holding her tight as you watch her die through the night. This is one of... Read more

Ben Folds, Ben Vereen talk of the arts at ARTSSPEAK

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On Tuesday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, musician Ben Folds chucked a bottle cap across a table and toward his daughter, Gracie. She smiled... Read more

When does CGA harm live performance?: Considering 'Golem'

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Mythic creatures that defy conventional visual portrayals are finally within the grasp of live theater, thanks to computer-generated animation... Read more

White artist displays Black Lives Matter paintings at DNC

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“There’s so many injustices, there’s so many things that are terrible, wrongs that you want to right.” So said artist... Read more

From the studio to Philadelphia, a new Bruce Nauman installation

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art in September will debut a major new installation by Bruce Nauman, the pioneering artist-philosopher whose works... Read more

Political cartoons: Has their time come back around?

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There’s nothing funny about politics. Except everything. During this week’s Democratic National Convention, there were a plethora... Read more

Einojuhani Rautavaara, 1928-2016, and a very Philadelphia connection

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Einojuhani Rautavaara, 87, the dean of Finnish composers, died Wednesday, according to several news reports. Philadelphians may remember with... Read more