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A week to observe a variety of cultures and identities with events from Hedgerow Theatre, DVAA, National Liberty Museum and Vinyl Tap 215, Temple University, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds …
“People of color,” “BIPOC”, “Latinx,” and others have become household terms in the last five years in America. But with their origins largely ignored, these terms are becoming d…
This week’s roundup has a helping of offerings in celebration of Black History Month. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Blue Stoop hosts a pair of writerly conversations with two new novels, a contemporary neon art exhibit opens in Philly and West Chester, and the past and future of Black dancers are on stage…
Penn Live Arts hosts a gender-bending satire ballet performance, the Muse Gallery mixes paintings with music, ArtYard opens an interdisciplinary exhibit with a wide range of perspective, and…
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day this year, Kyle V. Hiller considers what the blueprint will be for 2022 and beyond via a series of speeches from the civil rights activist.
A handful of virtual museum tours in the city are featured in this week’s roundup—the first of the new year. Kyle V. Hiller also considers the art of doing nothing.
Kyle V. Hiller writes about some of his favorite stories published by BSR this year in the final weekly roundup of the year while contemplating 2022 and beyond.
Netflix’s live-action adaptation of the classic anime feels like a missed opportunity, but it might be teaching us a lesson about how we share and create for ourselves. Kyle V. Hiller cons…
Holiday happenings throughout the week with Crossroads Comedy Theater, 1812 Productions, The Crossing, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Unique takes on holiday classics, an online concert from Intercultural Journeys,, art from Makeba Rainey, and more this week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Yolanda Wisher & the Afroeaters pay a visit to the Barnes, a restorative healing workshop at Theatre Exile, Jingle Jawn, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
AAMP, Brandywine River Museum, Penn Live Arts, and Opera Philadelphia serve up offerings for post-holiday festivities. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
A week decorated with contemplative paintings and sculptures, documentaries, and yes, flamenco. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Rare plays from Tennessee Williams, a mural for Cecil B. Moore Freedom Fighters, and honoring the ancestors. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
A film festival and a multi-disciplinary exhibit chronicle untold stories and perspectives of the city, Azuka Theatre opens Young Money, and more. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Scribe Video Center and PhillyCAM take a deep look into the artistic and activist history of the city, while Resident Ensemble Players, DelArt, and others celebrate Halloween and Dia de Los …
The Philadelphia Film Festival returns for its 30th year. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up a selection of must-watch movies.
Nerd-centric burlesque and comedy, a pair of new music fests, Temple Theaters reopens its doors, and FirstGlance Film Festival returns for its 24th year. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
An assorted roundup of events happening in the city and books, documentaries, and podcasts to explore beyond Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Celebrating and meditating on mural art, Our City, Your Orchestra returns, and James Ijames's WHITE is presented by Villanova Theatre. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
A collaborative music festival from YallaPunk, Penn Live Arts opens its new season, Black Panther screens with an orchestra, and more this week. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Saving Wonderland is an interactive experience that falls short with antiquated immersive theater mechanics and an uninspired narrative. Kyle V. Hiller reviews.
The Women’s Film Festival is back with in-person screenings, a Fringe show inspired by Filipino migrant stories, a poetic conversation at Blue Stoop, and WEIRDO returns to East Kensington.…
Mae River Waldron’s new concept album captures the grief and joy of memories through musical vignettes as told by ghosts to Olive, a woman mourning the death of her mother. Kyle V. Hiller …
A crafter's delight hits West Philly, Theatre Exile hosts R. Eric Thomas's new play, and a doubleheader jams out at People's Light. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
After two long summers and many challenging writing sessions in between, Kyle V. Hiller contemplates how trauma-inspired work is no longer his cup of tea.
A festival celebrating Japanese Americans, a new exhibit from Fairmount Water Works, and Vinyl Tap returns to Amalgam. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
Philly shows up for itself with offerings in theater, opera, and film in various neighborhoods in the city. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up the week.
Artsi and Pasión y Arte bring back Tablao, Streets Dept parades for vaccinations, A Thousand Fibers honors a Philly resident, and a new Mural Arts project fuses salsa with self-expression. …
A selection of films to check out for this year's BlackStar Film Festival. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.