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Arts & Entertainment

Is Live Nation Entertainment's Monopoly Hurting Concert Lovers?

The ticket sales giant streamlines fans' experiences, but is it worth the high cost of fees?

by TERESA XIE

A Post–Emmys Recap: Nothing New

Even if some aspects of the Emmys were surprising, the show was still, ultimately, predictable.

by ANNA COLLINS

Calexico and Iron & Wine Were Worth the Wait at Union Transfer

The long–anticipated return of the folk collaboration was accompanied by indie pop star Natalie Prass. 

by ALEC DRUGGAN

Fitz and the Tantrum's 'All the Feels' is For Those Who Long for Summer Forever

How the group's third studio album continues their youthful themes through a more mature lens.

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Give 'Fleabag' the Emmys it Deserves

'Fleabag' brings a refreshing take to a stale character archetype. 

by ANNA COLLINS

The Deeper Importance of "Hot Girl Summer"

Why female rap is essential to creating a safe and empowered society—in every season.

by HANNAH YUSUF

mxmtoon's Debut Album Feels Ripped Straight From a Teenager's Diary

How the artist captures the feeling of adolescent boredom on 'the masquerade'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Sofar Sounds: Perfect for Students, but Problematic for Artists

People question whether the concert experience startup gives artists the recognition they deserve.

by TERESA XIE

'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

'The Goldfinch': Is It Really That Bad?

'The Goldfinch' made headlines for being a disaster, but it's still a serviceable adaptation of a complicated book.

by ANNA COLLINS

Hollywood's LGBTQ Problem: Poor Representation and One–Dimensional Portrayals

How Hollywood exploits the LGBT community, and how it should change. 

by ANNA COLLINS

What's Wrong With Hollywood?: The Aftermath of 'Avengers: Endgame'

Production studios are desperately trying—and failing—to recreate the success of the highest grossing movie of all time.

by SAMANTHA SANDERS

Kacey Musgraves' Rainbow was Blinding at The Met Philly

The country–pop star reminds us what "yeehaw" really means.

by SAM KESLER

What Was 2019's 'Song of the Summer'?

Street picks the songs that defined this past season.

by TERESA XIE

How Post Malone's Casual Likability Made Him a Star

A look back at the artist's pathway to fame as he releases his third album, 'Hollywood's Bleeding.'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

(Sandy) Alex G is His Most Vulnerable on 'House of Sugar'

The weirdo of Philly indie rewrites fairy tales and local lore.

by SAM KESLER

Why BROCKHAMPTON Hates Pitchfork

Exploring the relationship between artist and critic

by TERESA XIE

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

Mitski is at Her Peak Performing at Central Park

Closing out the 'Be The Cowboy' tour, the singer–songwriter takes an indefinite break from performing.

by SAM KESLER

Artist of the Week: Elephante

Learn how this Harvard grad turned DJ went from making Powerpoints to playing arenas.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

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