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Arts

What Art Means to the Philly–Based Muralists of the 'Streets Dept Walls’ Collection

Their murals—located at Fashion District Philadelphia—will be on display through January.

by AVERY JOHNSTON

When Climate Change Meets Contemporary Art

These contemporary artists are visualizing the real effects of climate change.

by REMA HORT

'Designs for Different Futures' at the PMA: Making Art in the Time of Climate Change

The latest special exhibition considers the ways art and technology interact with climate change. 

by TSEMONE OGBEMI

Why Are Dystopian Authors Making a Return to the Worlds They Created?

Margaret Atwood and Suzanne Collins have recently come back with additions to their most well–known works. What are they trying to tell us about the world we're living in?

by HARSHITA GUPTA

'Come From Away' Is As Emotionally and Politically Poignant As Ever

On its tour across the country, this Tony–winning musical about the aftermath of 9/11 reminds us how important it is to allow ourselves to feel.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

‘30 Americans’ Brings Visions of a New Artistic Future to Philadelphia

The latest special exhibition at the Barnes Foundation commemorates the 10th anniversary of this travelling art collection.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

My Top Five Weird Finds at This Year's West Philly Artists Yard Sale

Local artists cleared their studios out at Black Hound Clay Studio's yard sale event on Oct. 27, and they did not disappoint.

by LAYLA MURPHY

Onda Latina’s 'In Theaters Now': Sexy, Professional, and Larger–Than–Life

Penn's premier Latin dance troupe stunned audiences on the weekend of Nov. 1 with an upbeat and thematically cohesive show.

by AVERY JOHNSTON

'Notorious RBG': A New Exhibit at the NMAJH Dedicated to the Iconic Supreme Court Justice

The exhibit takes you through the incredible life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

by ANYA TULLMAN

Killjoy's Kastle: More Than Just A 'Lesbian Feminist Haunted House'

The exhibit, which showed in Philly through the Halloween season, reclaims a fundamentalist Christian tradition to explore our current politics surrounding gender and sexuality.

by QUINN ROBINSON

‘Rent’ 20th Anniversary Tour: A Powerful Live Musical Experience

Returning to the Merriam Theatre from a sold–out show in March, the Rent 20th Anniversary Tour was a beautiful reminder that Penn students should take advantage of Philly’s live musical scene. 

by JESSICA BAO

The Best Young Adult LGBT Novels I've Read During College

The YA section is full of hidden gems, and we picked some out for you.

by HARSHITA GUPTA

What Pop Art Can Say about Penn's Campus

The 'LOVE' sculpture is a piece of Pop Art history, but at Penn, it's taken on a new meaning.

by REMA HORT

The Kelly Writers House Edible Books Party Brings Culinary Creativity to Campus

The event challenges people to come up with their own interpretations of books through food.

by TSEMONE OGBEMI

The West Philly Artists Yard Sale Returns to Black Hound Clay Studio

On Oct. 27, WPAYS will connect artists cleaning out their studios and locals seeking affordable art.

by HANNAH LONSER

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

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