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Arts

Philadelphia's HERspace Art Festival Gives Female Artists A Platform

On the first Saturday of each month, the exhibit gives women a forum to break into the local art scene.

by ANYA TULLMAN

Why You Should Listen to Fiction Podcasts

Podcasts are on the rise, but many listeners have yet to dive into the immersive fictional worlds that the medium has to offer.

by HARSHITA GUPTA

'Presenting the Damn Thing:' A Powerful Contemplation of American Heritage

Philly local Inga Kimberly Brown's art exhibit weaves together an American Dialogue with the artist's own identity.

by ANA HALLMAN

The PMA's Friday Nights Series Is an Unmissable Art Experience

The almost–weekly series unifies attendees and artists through whimsical performance and extended museum hours.

by AVERY JOHNSTON

'arms ache avid aeon' Brings ACT UP–Era Activism to the ICA

Four core members of the art collective fierce pussy showcase work old and new.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Bloomers' LaughtHERFest Is Fighting for Inclusive Comedy

The event—which takes place on Saturday, Sep. 14—seeks to empower anyone who wants to be funny.

by HANNAH YUSUF

A More Reflective Campus: Two Sculptures Formerly at PMA Relocate to Penn

These huge and heavy artworks will be on long–term loan for the next 99 years.

by JESSICA BAO

For PennDesign's Newest Exhibit, Follow The Bees

These artists want you to think about climate change. 

by KARIN HANANEL

Four Must–See Art Exhibitions In Philadelphia this Summer

Four Must–See Art Exhibitions In Philadelphia this Summer

by JULIA DAVIES

"A Visit from the Goon Squad": What Jennifer Egan's Book Taught Me About The Twists and Turns Of Time

Pulitzer prize winner and Upenn graduate Jennifer Egan's book tracks development, histories, and interconnectedness through time.

by KATIE FARRELL

Introducing Anne Ishii: Translator and Editor of Gay Erotic Manga

On breaking boundaries in the literary industry, being the executive director of Philly's Asian Arts Initiative, and bringing niche art to the mainstream

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

The Photography Exhibit 'From Today, Painting is Dead' Brings New Life to The Barnes Foundation

The exhibit features some of the earliest photographs ever taken, and compliments the artistry of all mediums.

by TARA O'BRIEN

'Stitched! Weaving Together Philly's Fiber Arts Community' Explores the Ties That Bind Us

The Kelly Writers House hosted Professor Funderburg's creative nonfiction class that explored community in their own lives and in Philadelphia as a whole.

by KATIE FARRELL

The Quaker Notes "Cheers To Forty Years" Performance Highlights What Makes Them Special

A look at how the all–female acapella group spent their fortieth year singing at Penn. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Pennchants' 30th Anniversary Show: A Celebration of Old Friends and New Tricks

Three board members discuss their love for the a cappella group, and their excitement about their upcoming show, 'XXX'.

by SHUNMEL SYAU

A Night With Lebanese–American Comedian, Nemr

The comedian—who came to Penn on Tuesday, April 9—thinks we should stop bottling in our hate and take it at face value.

by ZOE YOUNG

"Stand–Ups Sit Down": A Conversation with Female Comedians About Industry Challenges

Judy Gold and Laurie Kilmartin joined the Kelly Writers House to deliver bittersweet insight on sexism in the comedy industry. 

by KATIE FARRELL

The Nameless Group Behind 'ColorVision' Anticipates Their Next Event, 'Before We Go'

Aayush Sanghrajka (W '19), Belle Carlson (C '19), and Ethan Daly (W '19) are three of 15 members presenting an art show on April 18.

by BEBE HODGES

Emily Yao: Revealing Yourself at a Distance Through Poetry and Photography

Poet and photographer Emily Yao shares the motive behind her art, and what inspires her to keep writing.

by KATIE FARRELL

Weike Wang: The Practical Writer Who Will Always Tell You the Truth

The PEN/Hemingway Award–winning author and Penn lecturer talks about switching her career from STEM to writing.

by JESSICA BAO

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