arts
Hit musical throws the ‘Book’ at religion
“The Book of Mormon” is living up to its reputation, as the Tony Award-winning musical is enjoying a wildly successful run in Philadelphia at The Forrest Theatre through Sept. 14. Written by “South...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local performers to ‘Phreak’ out
The Phreak N’ Queer Music and Arts Festival returns for another weekend of musicians and visual artists showcasing their talents at venues throughout Philadelphia. The fourth-annual event brings to...
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local artist focuses on victimized groups in new exhibition
Anyone who keeps up with the news can’t help but notice the growing number of injustices against women, children and LGBT individuals. For some, it’s just a sign of the times and maybe a distant ca...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Means Warhol: Cabaret troupe takes on art, music and fame in new show
The Bearded Ladies, Philadelphia’s experimental cabaret troupe, is bringing its latest show to full bloom with “Andy: A Popera” through July 27 at The Wilma Theater. The show is inspired by the lif...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center to stage new Weinberg musical
Around 1980, Tom Wilson Weinberg wrote a song about the presumed love affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok. More than 30 years later, that piece will make an appearance in his latest ...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Violette’: A colorful look at a complex character
“Violette,” opening July 18 at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, is a classy, illuminating biographical drama about the bisexual writer Violette Leduc (Emmanuelle Devos). Artfully told in “chapters” — ...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local photog explores forgotten Philly
Some people like to spend a sunny day leisurely walking through the park or on the beach. Others like to risk their safety on a stroll through crumbling deserted buildings. Tracy Levesque is one of...
Jul 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feminist zinesters stage Philly fest
The Philly Feminist Zine Fest, which takes place June 28-29, will offer plenty of print for people who prefer reading publications produced outside mainstream media channels. Organizers expect more...
Jun 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cabaret show explores gender and sexuality through the years
Le Petit Mort Cabaret and the Burlesque Toy Shop want to teach Philadelphia a thing or two about debauchery with their new show “The Education of a Woman,” June 22 at L’Etage. The show features a n...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oz Men Out: ‘Wizard’ lands in Philly
The Yellow Brick Road runs through Philadelphia this week with the new stage adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz,” through June 8 at Kimmel’s Academy of Music. You and everyone else on Earth know the s...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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