When a classical music concert is working particularly well, it tells you what you've been thinking and feeling, whether or not you consciously knew it.
For Black History Month, artists and advocates discuss what murals mean in Philly's visual vernacular.
Philadelphia Cathedral authorities wanted to remove six images after the show was hung and parishioners complained.
The old Main Line is almost all gone, but the Ardrossan Estate in Villanova, mansion of the Montgomery family, stands. The Main House is exquisitely preserved, and despite continuing development of the surrounding acres, both house and land have a pristine, inviting quality.
Laura Eason's uneasy "Sex with Strangers" is leading off the 25th anniversary of the Montgomery Theatre in Souderton, through Feb. 25. It's a good account of a play that resonates in our moment and challenges audience values.
The Met also announced a $15 million gift from the Neubauer Family Foundation to support the music director position.
Richard Mosse's photos at Arcadia, Anthony Giocolea's multimedia exhibit at Swarthmore, and a color photos at Haverford by all the greats.
Prosecutors allege that Michael Rohana, 24, of Bear, Del., snuck into the Franklin Institute's "Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor" special exhibit in December and snapped the thumb off of one of the priceless statues inside.
The slight was an oversight, an orchestra vice president says. But this orchestra can do better.
There may be sugar in the pies, but there's saccharine on the stage.
On Tuesday, the star tenor and Opera Philadelphia artistic advisor world-premieres a song cycle meant to evoke the black male experience in America right now.
Philadelphia composer Jennifer Higdon's "Low Brass Concerto" has its Philadelphia Orchestra premiere Feb. 22. She has two more concertos debuting this spring, for tuba and harp.
The orchestra is working with the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia on a patron tour for the Israel part of the trip. Israeli-born Philadelphia chef Michael Solomonov will lead a culinary experience running parallel to the musical one.