A Florida-based builder of high-end movie theaters will appear Tuesday at a Philadelphia Historical Commission hardship hearing to make its case for turning an old Art Deco movie palace on Chestnut Street into a high-end multi-screen theater.
The Barnes Foundation opened a new exhibit this weekend that celebrates the work of a British artist of Nigerian descent.
Carvin Haggins and Ivan Barias have been fixtures on the Philadelphia music scene for almost 20 years.
Camden native Tye Tribbett is nominated for best gospel /contemporary Christian music performance, best gospel song and best gospel album.
The announcement that Comcast intends to move television station WCAU into its planned center city tech center means the TV station will be leaving decades of broadcast history behind on City Avenue.
Octavius Catto was killed in South Philadelphia on the frontlines of the struggle for equality, fighting for voter rights on Election Day, 1871.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art has recently acquired a new batch of contemporary art pieces.
The Free Library of Philadelphia has kicked off the “Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450.”
A Mummers’ offshoot got some new blood this year.
Area theaters have been tinkering with start times for a while now, and they say the more flexible curtain times are working out well.
December 26th marks the first day of Kwanzaa, and community groups in Philadelphia are gearing up for a big celebration on Saturday.
The stars of “Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play,” now playing at the Bucks County Playhouse, visited the KYW Newsradio studios on Tuesday.
“You can only get this in Philadelphia,” says mayor Michael Nutter, “but it’s also the oldest continuous folk festival in the world.”
This year the drag queens, back for the second year, will be joined by a brand new group of marchers.
A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) map that dates back nearly fifteen years puts the playhouse and its highly anticipated expansion in a high-risk flood zone.