“Dude, we need to do a show on street harassment.” That began a conversation between Alyson Rodriguez Orenstein and Amanda Sylvester of theater company Touch Me Philly Productions.
KYW’s Pat Loeb reports the final part of the three-cycle show has just opened.
“It’s not only a new home but it’s a new chapter of collaboration with the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts,” noted Joan Reilly (center), chief operation officer of Mural Arts.
The two sketches, on the backs of other works by the French master, were discovered when backing paper was peeled away during conservation efforts.
It’s called “Second Nature: Junk Rethunk” — a series of animal-inspired art sculptures on the grounds of the Philadelphia Zoo, all made out of recycled materials.
Philadelphia’s 18th annual Cherry Blossom Festival is underway, with a number of events this week at several venues celebrating Japanese culture.
Looking to take a day trip in the Philadelphia area? Why not visit the Pearl S. Buck House, in Perkasie, Pa.?
“Woman in Gold” is the true-story account of one woman’s struggle, aided by her lawyer, to restore her property and reclaim her past from the Austrian government.
A new production of “Hamlet” has opened at the Wilma Theater, in center city, and director Blanka Zizka’s casting of the title role may be a historical first.
The choir was formed 30 years ago by a Canadian relief worker who found it hard to get people interested in the struggles of African children.
It’s the latest addition to the online Google Cultural Institute, an effort by the digital info company to capture significant artworks for all the world to share.
Two tickets to a Broadway show can break the bank. But how about live improv, off Broadway?
“It is based on the theory that artists can revitalize a corridor,” says Mural Arts executive director Jane Golden. “They are unlike anyone else when it to comes to building a life and spirit in a community.”
Frank Giordano, president and CEO of the Philly Pops, noted one special, high-profile guest who will appear during this year’s concert series.
The theatre, on Chestnut Street near Broad, has a new lease on life, thanks in part to the Philadelphia Film Society.