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Free concerts of small ensembles everywhere has become an annual tradition.
Pianist Sejoon Park was a strong complement.
Celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation was joyful in the hands of Piffaro, the Renaissance band, Friday at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral.
He has been in the spot for four decades.
Funds at the Philadelphia Foundation will support LGBT causes in perpetuity, thanks to Mel Heifetz' generosity.
PlayPenn, the play development outfit on South Broad, has a new general manager in theater artist and arts administrator Erin Reed. PlayPenn also announced other additions to its management and development teams.
Jennifer Higdon's "On a Wire" is a concerto grosso of unusual demands.
The year 1968 was tumultuous for the United States. The Tet Offensive convinced many Americans that the Vietnam War was all but lost. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, and riots broke out all over the country. The presidential race, Lawrence O'Donnell reminds us, seemed to show that...
Several fine prose stylists have emerged from the contemporary American literary landscape - some sprouting up organically, others cultivated by M.F.A. programs and mentorships. Too often, however, their sparkling writing doesn't tell much of a story.
Now in his late 60s and retired from Britain's National Health Service, brain surgeon Henry Marsh isn't hanging it up yet. Much of his new book, Admissions, focuses on his post-retirement work training surgeons in Ukraine and Nepal. In vivid prose, he captures the terrifying risks he faces with each...
New This Week Blood Wedding (Wilma Theater). A fiery 20th-century masterpiece by Spanish poet Federico García Lorca. Wednesday through Nov. 19.
Her novel Another Brooklyn is the city's reading selection for 2018. She spoke with us about how the Brooklyn she grew up in has changed, about her writing process, and about writing as resistance.
The new Arden Theatre musical "TouchTones" revisits the 1990s world of phone sex - with an unlikely creative team: classical composer Robert Maggio and decorated playwright Michael Hollinger.