The most important moment in Susan Wefel's life may have come when she was 5. She saw Mary Martin in the Broadway production of Peter Pan when it was televised for the first time in 1955, and was soon out in the backyard of her Cleveland home, directing siblings and friends in her own production.
"There but for the grace of God go I." It's a thing people say. You see homeless people in the train station, or victims of war, disease, or misfortune. And you realize it could have been you, yet somehow it isn't.
Julia Udine was terrible at sports. She was loud, always singing and dancing. So at age 3, her mother put her in a ballet class to learn some discipline while using her body.
It feels like we were just figuring out where to go for February’s First Friday. This month, though, we’re that much closer to spring. Check out some highlights of Friday, March 6th’s events.
Instagram can be used in many ways. Aerial views of espresso macchiatos. Inspirational quotes on a Monday morning. Snow. So much snow. But for one local artist, it provided an inventive refuge during an isolating time in her life.
Too many theatergoers, artists and critics operate under the idea that theater should provide social commentary, challenge orthodoxy, or motivate political change, with audience enjoyment a secondary (at best) concern.
RENOWNED Bucks County portrait artist Nelson Shanks has painted everyone from Princess Diana to President Bill Clinton and from Pope John Paul II to Marisa Tomei. He and his wife, Leona, are the founders of Studio Incamminati, an art school on 12th Street near Callowhill.
Maybe the French were too busy being charming, refined and picturesque to write down their music with great specificity during the glory years of the 18th century.