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Arts & Entertainment

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

Why Does It Matter Who Gets the Oscar?

The race debate onstage is only a microcosm of the race debate in Hollywood.

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

How Roc Nation and Rihanna Turned Their Backs on Black Lives

How Rihanna headlining this year’s Super Bowl impacts the Black Lives Matter movement

by RYANNE MILLS

Place, Happiness, and Memory in "The Traces"

Philosophy, literature, and Italian culture lovers will revel in Mairead Small Staid's debut memoir. 

by JESSA GLASSMAN

The Rise and Fall of Boy Bands

Exposing the exploitation and hardships endured by seemingly perfect young pop stars

by RYANNE MILLS

Soft Porn for Artistic Elites

The Guerrilla Girls are reclaiming the nude female body in art.

by LUIZA LOUBACK

Your 2023 Valentine's Day Soundtrack

The sexiest songs to add to your playlist

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Explore and Transform: A Look into the World of Fanfiction

Fanfiction has often been stigmatized for its focus on erotica and romance. It's time to rewrite that narrative. 

by VIKKI XU

Jhené Aiko Covertly Rejects Cultural Escapism On ‘Trip’

According to Aiko, the best way out is through.

by OLIVIA REYNOLDS

The Damaging Effects of the Femme Fatale Trope in Rap

Turn your back to the return of the siren.

by OLIVIA REYNOLDS

Songs That Can Make You Climax

A list of six tracks that play like the melody of an orgasm

by SRUTHI SRINIVAS

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