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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

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

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