All of Philadelphia’s Parkway museums shut down to help stem the spread of COVID-19

Virtually all of Philadelphia's major cultural institutions, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation, and the Franklin Institute, announced temporary closures in the face of the coronavirus.

Netflix, Hulu and Comcast's Peacock release new streaming titles just in time for your social distancing needs

Netflix has "Silver LInings Playbook" on tap. Disney+ has "Stargirl." And movie studios are launching new services to expand the already vast universe of what you can watch from home.

Netflix, Hulu and Comcast's Peacock release new streaming titles just in time for your social distancing needs

Netflix has "Silver LInings Playbook" on tap. Disney+ has "Stargirl." And movie studios are launching new services to expand the already vast universe of what you can watch from home.

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Philadelphia’s quirky Academy Ball must continue. Now let’s talk about how it needs to change.

This annual birthday party for a building is unlikely and weird in an only-in-Philadelphia way. The challenge is to change with the times while keeping the eccentricity intact.
Analysis

Philadelphia’s quirky Academy Ball must continue. Now let’s talk about how it needs to change.

This annual birthday party for a building is unlikely and weird in an only-in-Philadelphia way. The challenge is to change with the times while keeping the eccentricity intact.

Citing coronavirus, major Philadelphia arts groups make ‘heart-breaking’ decision to shut down

The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia Orchestra, Mütter Museum, Pennsylvania Ballet, and others have closed, canceled performances or curtailed events.

Citing coronavirus, major Philadelphia arts groups make ‘heart-breaking’ decision to shut down

The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia Orchestra, Mütter Museum, Pennsylvania Ballet, and others have closed, canceled performances or curtailed events.
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Broadway shuts its doors over ongoing coronavirus concerns

New York's governor ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns

Philadelphia arts and culture groups begin canceling, postponing performances

Threat of coronavirus has caused some arts groups to curtail their seasons and others to pare events.

With ‘The Night Watchman,’ Louise Erdrich chooses story near to her heart | Book review

Her new novel is based on a real legislative battle with the U.S. government in which her grandfather was one of the people fighting to save their tribe.

‘The Illness Lesson’ : A touch of ‘Little Women,’ but darker | Book review

Clare Beams' novel is Louisa May Alcott meets Shirley Jackson, with a splash of Margaret Atwood.

Dorothy Day biography highlights courage, compassion, and controversy of the Catholic activist | Book review

A former Bohemian and communist sympathizer who converted to Catholicism at age 30, she built the Catholic Worker Movement.

On Broadway | March is a month of revivals, celebrity casts, and big-deal playwrights

"Plaza Suite," Neil Simon’s 1968 suite of three one-acts about love and marriage stars real-life marrieds Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker.

Philadelphia will celebrate Beethoven’s 250th with more than symphonies

BeethovenNOW concerts at the Kimmel Center include new American works, and the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society takes on his 16 string quartets and 32 piano sonatas.

Shows at PAFA — intimate and communal — spotlight two generations of black artists

“Awakened in You” includes nearly all the 78 works, almost all by African American artists of the mid-twentieth century, that Constance Clayton, a life-long educator and Philadelphia schools superintendent from 1982 to 1993 gave to PAFA in 2018.

Corella’s ‘Bayadère’ for Pennsylvania Ballet has merit, but stereotypes persist

Angel Corella’s impressive La Bayadère for Pennsylvania Ballet premiered Thursday at the Academy of Music. The artistic director's changes are a step in the right direction, but it still may not be for everyone.

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s stunning scenes from Porgy and Bess

Selections from the Gershwin opera with soprano Angel Blue are packaged in an hour-long performance being captured for a recording.

Corella aims to erase stereotypes from his otherwise familiar ‘La Bayadère’

When Angel Corella’s "La Bayadère" premieres Thursday night at the Academy of Music, it will have nips and tucks throughout, to remove stereotypes and make it more culturally authentic. He hopes the result will be an even more special "Bayadère."

In Jenny Offill’s ‘Weather,’ the end of the world is only part of the problem | Book review

The question at the heart of this novel is how its main character is supposed to prepare for global catastrophe when day-to-day life itself is so maddening.

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