At the Mann, a Sarafina! for 5,000 school children

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On a cool Tuesday morning in Fairmount Park, 40 years nearly to the day since the Soweto Uprising, the Mann Center imported Howard University's... Read more

Is an Eakins hiding an Eakins?: Painting, mystery, detective story

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What if one Eakins is hiding another Eakins? The Bibliophile is a painting by Susan Macdowell Eakins, wife of the celebrated Philadelphia... Read more

New composer-in-residence for Opera Philadelphia

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A recent Curtis Institute of Music graduate is a new composer in residence for Opera Philadelphia and the Music-Theatre Group of New York.... Read more

The bus to the ballet: Two Philly dancers commute to NYC for their art

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Fallon Gannon wakes up at 4:30 every morning. By 5:15, she’s hopped a train to make a 6 a.m. bus from Philadelphia to New York City.... Read more

Gawker loses Hulk Hogan suit, files for bankruptcy

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Arts Blog readers, we introduce intern Alexandra Villarreal, who reports on today's news about Gawker: On Friday, June 10, Gawker Media Group... Read more

Books Blog: Too many 'Mockingbirds'?

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Given how long the book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo has been on the bestseller list, chances are many readers have... Read more

Why record all 32 Beethoven Sonatas? Biss Answers

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There’s a spot near the end of the second movement of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 3 when Jonathan Biss suspends time. Rests, duration... Read more

Singers light the 'Wick' in 'Secret Garden'

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The Arden Theatre recently extended its run of the popular musical The Secret Garden by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon. Reviewers have praised... Read more