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Arts & Entertainment

Grammys Recap 2023: The Night’s Biggest Winners

Giving you the rundown on the most anticipated night in music.

by RYANNE MILLS

“Her Loss” Is Our Controversy

Drake and 21 Savage's collaborative album is riddled with scandal—and not the good kind.

by MEHREEN SYED

'Titanic' Was Hollywood’s Last Perfect Melodrama

25 years later, Hollywood still hasn’t come close to James Cameron’s epic.

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

Cecily Nishimura Paints With an Experimental Twist

This student lives and breathes fine arts at Penn—always with a spirit of unrestrained creativity. 

by JOSEPHINE BUCCINI

A Heaven–Sent Musical Milestone

Sam Smith and Kim Petras take a Grammy category with a crimson performance of "Unholy."

by HEAVEN CROSS

Comfort Shows: Finding Peace of Mind in the Familiar

TV shows and movies are known to provide escapism, but their ability to offer sheer comfort is just as important for many people.

by EMMA MARKS

Stop Separating the Art from the Artist

Chloe Bailey’s collaboration with Chris Brown sparks immense backlash. 

by KELLY CHO

Resonant Frequencies

From biorhythms to body rhythms, these five songs by Eno, Wonder, and Guetta, among others, tap directly into the tempos of human life.

by WALDEN GREEN

SZA Saves our Souls in SOS

'SOS' captures the complexity of love in SZA's genre–bent album that is rumored to be her last.

by ANGELE DIAMACOUNE

M3GAN’s Cult

She may ‘slay’ but is it enough to label her a cult phenomenon?

by MOLLIE BENN

The Story of Artemisia Gentileschi Is Still Being Written

There’s so much to learn from this Italian Baroque Artist.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Music For Plants, By Plants

How Modern Biology is creating calming melodies with a little bit of botanical assistance

by JULES LINGENFELTER

"Making American Artists" Sheds Light on Two Centuries of Untold History

This temporary exhibition at PAFA, on until April 2nd, questions whose vision of America gets to be displayed.

by JOSEPHINE BUCCINI

Late–Capitalist Anxieties and the Construction of Meaning

Ling Ma’s Q&A at the Kelly Writers House sheds light on the truth behind her work ‘Severance’.

by GIULIA NOTO LA DIEGA

"A New Old Play": Clown Spirit and Handmade Craftsmanship

Qiu Jiongjiong's fictional feature debut is an intimate and mesmerizing ride in Chinese history and mythology.

by WEIKE LI

“Flowers” is the New Self–Love Anthem

 Miley Cyrus’ hit single remains on top long after Valentine’s Day.

by KELLY CHO

Pretty in Pink: Marie Laurencin Was a 20th–Century “It Girl”

Marie Laurencin, a queer, mixed–heritage artist featured at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, thrived in women–only worlds.

by LUIZA LOUBACK

Subversive Transparence: Why Ben Shapiro Is Wrong About ‘Glass Onion’

The right–wing commentator understands as much about good screenwriting as he does about functioning marriages.

by ALEX BAXTER

Dry Cleaning Captivates Fans at Union Transfer

The post–punk band from the UK makes a splash on the East Coast.

by HALLA ELKHWAD

Laughing Gas and Landscapes: The Mystery of a Lost Courbet

How an unexpected discovery in the basement of Penn Dental led to a major new exhibition at the Arthur Ross Gallery

by NORAH RAMI

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