Arts & Entertainment

Exploring the ICA's Fall Exhibitions

This year, they've brought in plants and disco balls. 

by SHERRY TSENG

Skimmerfest 2018: Luke Christopher Brings a Buoyant Time

Students came for the free food and stayed for the excellent music performances.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Ken Lum: A Look at One of Penn's Most Prolific Art Professors

The Chair of the Fine Arts department has had artwork exhibited on nearly every continent.  

by SHERRY TSENG

The Vinyl Comeback

Why some Penn students have started seriously collecting vinyl.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

3 Best Campus Locations for Background Music

Street identifies the top places to chill and enjoy the ambient tunes.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Why You Should Visit Smaller Museums

Though they may not have the same reputation as the PMA, smaller museums have their own charms.

by XINYI WAN

Citizen Salon Lets You Choose What Art Gets Exhibited

The Arthur Ross Gallery is crowdsourcing votes for its latest exhibit, Citizen Salon. 

by XINYI WAN

Electric Factory Bought Out, to be Renamed by Public

Come up with the music venue's new name and win free tickets through 2020.

by SAMMY GORDON

Why It's Still Sunny in Philadelphia

A love letter to the TV staple that’s still showing the world Philly’s sense of humor.

by ANA WEST

To Hollywood and Back with Zach Fox

How one of Penn’s own carved out a spot for himself in the entertainment industry.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

How Astroworld Broke Hip Hop’s Weak Streak

Travis Scott’s album was a breath of fresh air for the rap game.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Mitski Masters the Sad Song

We could all learn from Mitski’s ability to force her worries through a sieve.

by SAMMY GORDON

Moviemaking Lessons from "Film in Philly 101"

Future Spielbergs and Scorceses, learn how to make your movie dreams come true in Philadelphia. 

by ANA WEST

R.I.P. The Village Voice

A eulogy from a hopeful music writer. 

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Penn Student, Chuck Schultz, Sketches for FringeArts Festival

How sketching a show reveals more than just watching it does.

by SHERRY TSENG

How to Write a Poem with Juliet Lubwama

What goes on behind the scenes for a national student poet.

by XINYI WAN

The Rise and Fall of MoviePass

Evaluating movie theater subscriptions services like MoviePass and its competitors.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

The Five Best Songs by Former Penn Students

Street takes a look at the top tracks from past students.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Who Runs the Carters?

The new directions Beyonce and Jay–Z take on "Everything is Love."

by SAMMY GORDON

88Rising Label Aims to Further Asian Representation in Hip–Hop, Faces Questions of Appropriation

The label's tour, '88 Degrees and Rising,' will be in Philadelphia at the end of September.

by MARGARET ZHANG

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