If space is the place, quite famously, for avant-garde musical icons Sun Ra and Marshall Allen, the terra firma of Germantown is just right for Leroy Butler, the renowned Afro-conscious painter and album cover artist for Ra, and that same neighborhood’s equally free, Sounds of Liberation.
One of the best things about the spring and summer months making our area parks come alive again with all the colors from flora is the multitude of weekend art festivals, shows and other arts-related events that weave their way onto the canvas.
After a spring in which there was a superhero movie just about every week between March and May, a proper summer movie season is upon us.
This weekend is all about showing the love for the troops. It’s why the legendary Philly POPS will host the fourth annual POPS Salute Series, honoring U.S. service members and the brave families that support them.
In December 2018, this writer was preparing to interview a then-reuniting State Property – the Philly all-star, 1990s’ rapping supergroup which famously featured Freeway, Beanie Sigel and friends – however noticeably one of its members was not there: Oschino Vasquez.
It’s a warm evening at the end of April, and two long lines are snaking around Arch Street’s Trocadero Theatre in either direction.
One could argue that the last time punk poet Patti Smith played with any connection to her hero – fellow South Jersey native Walt Whitman – was during her 1997 reading-rocking event at Whitman’s Center for the Arts and Humanities in Camden.
It's hard to come up with two forces more unequal in terms of speed than technology and legislation.
Recently, Jay-Z sold out the newly-opened iteration of NYC East Village theater legend Webster Hall.
These days, the TV show runner is king, and it's rare for the director of TV show episodes to make enough of a mark for their name to stand out.
“The Dirt,” the film chronicling 1980s glam metal band Mötley Crüe is now streaming on Netflix. Structurally, it resembles a by-the-numbers music biopic, full of the sort of cliches that “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story” was making fun of more than a decade ago, while adding a little more dr…
Growing up in the 1970s or 80s, it’s pretty safe to say that a child’s first glimpse of a drag queen probably arrived by way of a movie or television.
We’ll be completely honest, we’re not sure what kind of concert a band as well-traveled and world renowned as KISS can put on at this point in their illustrious and (sometimes literally) incendiary career.
If you ask Mindy Chriqui what she loves about Israel, she’ll reply without a moment’s hesitation: “The food, the sun, the sea, the people.”
Paige Price truly believes that the middle stages of life mark the perfect time to reevaluate and examine your goals.
With Spring just around the corner, area theaters are in preparation to welcome audiences to the season's lineup musicals and plays.
The movie year of 2019 has officially gotten past the winter doldrums, and there's lots of exciting stuff on the local movie calendar this spring.
Out of the top 100 grossing films of 2018, the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film calculated that women only represented four percent of the directors, 15 percent of writers, three percent of cinematographers, 18 percent of producers, 18 percent of executive producers and 1…