A life-sized animatronic Abe Lincoln is among the historical figures and tableau scenes from a Gettysburg wax museum set to hit the auction block just months after the town celebrated the 150th anniversary of his "Gettysburg Address."
It's been hit or miss at Drexel University's Leonard Pearlstein Gallery over the last few years, the former being the terrific and terrifying Wangechi Mutu solo show inaugurating the gallery's new space a little over a year ago, the latter being sprawling international shows that should have been more tightly edited and group shows of local artists whose works were too much alike, having the unfortunate effect of making everyone look generic.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Investigators combed through a collapsed theater stage at a Southern California high school Sunday, trying to determine why it buckled during a performance, sending 25 students to the hospital, some with broken bones but most with minor injuries such as bruises or scrapes.
Sunday Bard and Jane. For a scuffling playwright, Shakespeare truly understood the way a crown can poison even the most noble. One of his most penetrating explorations of power and corruption, Julius Caesar, is presented by the Lantern Theater Company in a samurai setting at 2 p.m. Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ever feel like you're on a big hamster wheel and you can't get off?
Out of 500 entries, 19 speakers have been chosen for the 2014 TEDxPhiladelphia conference.
In the Beethoven Violin Concerto on Thursday night, you could pick out strands of soloist Nikolaj Znaider's musical DNA - the sweetness of Fritz Kreisler, the muscularity of Zino Francescatti, and his own exquisite wisdom for setting off the poetic against the prosaic.
Yo, Paulie, I hope this don't sound crazy or nothing, but I think I feel a song coming on. In the strangest pop crossover since Jerry Springer: The Opera, Rocky, the saga of the stumblebum boxer from Philadelphia, will open this week on the Great White Way. As a musical.