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Arts

Euphoria’s “Out of Touch” Finds Liberation in Unreliability

The show's aesthetics give voice and connection to ‘out of touch’ identities. 

by KALIYAH DORSEY

34th Street Staff Picks: Our Favorite Books from 2021

From hard–hitting journalism to classic comfort reads, Street's staff kept their noses in the books this past year.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Black women, don't hold your breath for love—it's all around you.

30 years since its release, Terry McMillan's ‘Waiting to Exhale‘ still resonates with Black, college–age women.

by KALIYAH DORSEY

Strike a Pose: Presenting Arts House’s “Vogue”

The group’s first in–person show in two years was a stylish success.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

WTF is an NFT?

Here’s everything you need to know about these crypto collectibles.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Escape the Cold with these Cozy Compositions

Check out our favorite seasonal art picks in the Philly area.

by IRMA KISS BARATH

Meet Emma Blum: From Writing on the Playground to Winning Awards

Artist Spotlight | How this English student imbues emotion in every sentence 

by JESSA GLASSMAN

PAFA’s New Exhibit Highlights the Female Gaze

'Joan Semmel: Skin in the Game' depicts sexuality through a feminist lens. 

by KAYLA COTTER

Are you following Monet on Twitter?

Discover the “art bots” that are giving history’s favorite artists a social media presence.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Meet Luca Fontes: A Photographer Who's Queering the Fine Art Canon

Artist Spotlight | How this fine arts major is queering the photographic canon

by IRMA KISS BARATH

Chinese Characters: A Perfect Balance of Form and Function

The age–old wisdom of kanji and hanzi is still relevant for future generations.

by ROGER GE

We Can Still Hear the Echoes of 'Woman Hollering Creek'

Revisiting Sandra Cisneros’s iconic short story collection on its 30th anniversary

by IRMA KISS BARATH

'From Scratch' Shows John Mulaney In His Most Honest Set Yet

In his new stand–up special, John Mulaney doesn’t shy away from the details of his controversial personal life. 

by KAYLA COTTER

City of Brotherly Love … and Thousands of Murals

Four must–see murals around campus and just across the Market Street Bridge.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Amanda Ba Embraces the Call of the Wild

The London–based artist’s paintings are fighting tooth and claw to be seen.

by IRMA KISS BARATH

Fighting Climate Change for the Future ... and the Past

The effects of global warming on the monuments and archeological triumphs of our history cannot be underestimated.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Step in to Jasper Johns’ Hall of Mirrors at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Often thrilling and thought–provoking, 'Mind/Mirror' can also be exhausting in its exhaustiveness.

by WALDEN GREEN

The Barnes Foundation’s Retrospective of Suzanne Valadon is a Triumph of the Female Gaze

Inside the model, painter, and rebel's subversive career

by IRMA KISS BARATH

Meet Isabel Hu: A Traditional Painter Turned Tattoo Artist and Digital Creator

Artist Spotlight | How this design student lets art rule her life with no regrets

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Step Into the World of Van Gogh's Art at the Tower Theatre

'Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience' has arrived here in Philadelphia finally–and brings a universe of color alongside it. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

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