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Arts & Entertainment

Where Did Jazz Go?

A look at how the once–wildly–popular genre has evolved over time

by MEHEK BOPARAI

'While We Wait' is Kehlani at her Best

As she approaches motherhood, this new mixtape is the R&B singer's most mature work yet.

by JULIA DAVIES

Amy Winehouse and Nas Duet on Salaam Remi's New Song

'Find My Love' uses old Winehouse vocals, but mostly falls flat.

by JULIA DAVIES

James Blake Gives a Chilling Performance at the Fillmore

Blake's concert goes beyond just a listening experience.

by TERESA XIE

What the Parallels between Netflix’s 'Russian Doll' and 'Maniac' Can Teach Us

How do themes of self–destructive alienation fit into our culture of binge–watching?

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

The Future of Star Wars: Analyzing a Franchise in Conflict

How will the final installment of the trilogy end, and how will it satisfy all its fans?

by ANNA COLLINS

Why Pixar’s 'Bao' Reminds Me of My Mom

This Oscar–winning animated short film is a poignant exploration of the love between immigrant parents and their children.

by JESSICA BAO

A Tour of Philadelphia Through Music

Songs that mention Philly locations from South Street to UCity

by MELANNIE JAY

BlacKkKlansman or Black Panther?

Breaking the homogeneity of #OscarsSoWhite

by ANA HALLMAN

Celebrate Black History Month with Hulu

The Best of Hulu's New Collection 'Black Stories'

by CALISTA LOPEZ

Ranking the Best Hip Hop Artists from Philly

Which rappers stand out among the rest from the 215?

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

From Parents to Punk–Rockers: The 21st Annual Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention

A look at Philadelphia's thriving tattoo scene and its role within the greater arts community.

by JESS ARATEN

Adult Mom Serenades a Packed House at PhilaMOCA

The New York DIY band headlined a stacked bill Monday night. 

by SAM KESLER

'Paddington 2' Was Robbed of an Oscar

Want to talk about Oscar snubs? 'Paddington 2' takes the cake.

by ANNA COLLINS

'Lo–fi Hip–Hop Beats To Study/Relax To,' From Meme to Popular Music Subgenre

Where did the social media phenom originate, and where is it headed?

by JULIA DAVIES

Avril Lavigne’s 'Head Above Water': Very, Very Mediocre

The pop singer shares a few important messages, but the music itself falls flat.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Live from Philly, it's The Moth StorySLAM at World Cafe Live!

Enjoy uniquely human stories at this monthly open–mic competition, or better yet, tell one of your own. 

by JESSICA BAO

Street's Predictions for the 91st Academy Awards

What we want and what will probably happen are two very different things. 

by SAMANTHA SANDERS

Dorothy's Freedom Tour Brings Firecracker Passion to TLA

Between punchy riffs and blistering vocals, the Feb. 16 show energized rockers young and old.

by MELANNIE JAY

Artist of the Week: Young Fathers and the Art of Making People Care

The Scottish trio makes experimental rap that defies convention.

by SAM KESLER

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