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Arts & Entertainment

Rom–Com Legend Nancy Meyers Is Back to Save the Genre

Enough of the trashy, dime–a–dozen rom–coms. Here's what to expect in Nancy Meyers' upcoming collaboration with Netflix.

by JACOB A. POLLACK

Ocean Vuong Promotes His New Poetry Collection, 'Time is a Mother,' at the Philadelphia Free Library

In conversation with Airea Matthews, Ocean Vuong returns to the grief of losing his mother while discussing the colonization of creative writing.

by EMILY MAIORANO

Camila Cabello Shows Her 'Familia' to the World.

The pop singer’s third album tries to balance authenticity with commercial appeal. Like family, the results can be messy.

by DEREK WONG

The Movies Are Opera’s Newest Frontier

One of the world’s oldest art forms has begun taking inspiration from one of its most modern.

by JULIA POLSTER

Mark Gibson's Cartoon-Inspired Illustrations Confront Injustice

A chat with the Guggenheim–winning artist and Temple professor 

by IRMA KISS BARATH

On Tuesdays We Go to Faye Webster Concerts

Penn’s Jazz and Grooves brings Faye Webster to World Cafe Live for an intimate performance.

by NATALIA CASTILLO

The Endurance of Art: Reviewing 'Water, Wind, Breath' at the Barnes

This spring’s exhibition in the Roberts Gallery introduces art truly structured by the Southwestern landscape.

by SHAHANA BANERJEE

Lorde Truly Embodies Her Solar Power at The Met

The Grammy–winning artist and songwriter shines bright in Philadelphia during her intimate world tour.

by SHAHANA BANERJEE

Make Comics and Don't Give a Fuck: In Conversation with Nate Garcia

Meet the 19–year–old, self–made adult comic artist who likes the word “fuck” and hates superheroes.

by MIRA SYDOW

Even for Indie, Lizzy McAlpine Is Distinctly Her Own in ‘five seconds flat’

The Philly native’s third studio album is her best and most mainstream record.

by DEREK WONG

A Multifaceted Multiverse: Daniels' 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'

Led by Michelle Yeoh’s incredible performance, 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' is a bittersweet family drama that also happens to be a multiverse movie.

by JACOB A. POLLACK

Julia Child: A Towering, Persisting Image

Both Child’s place in society and legacy in the American zeitgeist continue to transgress the norm for women.

by JULIA POLSTER

Does Disney+'s Acquisition of "Dancing with the Stars" Foreshadow the Death of Broadcast TV?

ABC's ratings problem is about to get a lot worse.

by KAYLA COTTER

Reddit’s r/place: A Chaotic Digital Art Experiment

Penn’s logo stakes its claim on a canvas of a million pixels.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

34th Street Staff Picks: What Street's Been Listening To, April 2022

Our recent obsessions range from songs about relationships to tracks that give us the motivation we desperately need.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

The Happy Fits Redefine Positivity on 'What Could Be Better'

On their second album, the Jersey trio confronts growing up and celebrating life. 

by SAMARA HIMMELFARB

Has 'Star Trek' Lost Its Character?

The bland ensemble and poor storytelling of Star Trek: Discovery has left fans feeling frustrated.

by JULIA POLSTER

Avril Lavigne’s ‘Love Sux’ Attempts to Reclaim Past Glory

On her seventh studio album, Lavigne strives to mimic the sound that made her popular in the first place. 

by EVAN QIANG

Underrepresented and Undervalued: Misogyny and Colorism in the Rap Industry

Confronting the real reason behind Penn’s contested Spring Fling 2022 lineup

by KATE RATNER

Aminé Paints The Fillmore on 'The Best Tour Ever Tour'

The Portland rapper brimmed with positivity and humor in his performance.

by GRAYSON CATLETT

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