Arts & Entertainment

Ariana Grande Comforts and Croons on Latest Album

Breaking down why "Sweetener" slaps.

by SAMMY GORDON

Finding Uncertainty in Rationality: William Kentridge Exhibit Opens in Arthur Ross Gallery

The internationally renowned artist makes a stop at Penn.

by XINYI WAN

The 2018 VMAs: A Night of Stars, Success, and an Odd Tribute to Aretha Franklin

What went well and what went, well, wrong at the 2018 VMAs.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

"Crazy Rich Asians" and "Sorry to Bother You" Bring New Dimension to Class Representation

Race and class representations made summer films stand out.

by ANA WEST

Fall Shows to Look Forward To

A round up of all the licensed shows happening on campus this semester.

by MICHAEL SCHWOERER

'Skate Kitchen': Brash, Lively, Beautiful, and Feminist

The upcoming indie film is all about a girl gang—it's ballsy, lively, and beautiful, just like its main characters.

by ANGELA LIN

Review: 'Eighth Grade' Paints a Refreshing Teen Portrait

Some high–school movies romanticize teenagers' lives, while others only focus on their struggles. But 'Eighth Grade' does neither.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Rex Orange County Visits, and His Fanbase Skews Young

The singer played Union Transfer on August 2nd.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Filmmaker Lauren Greenfield on ‘Generation Wealth,’ Morals & Capitalism

Hedge–fund executives, porn stars, and rich kids: in her newest documentary, Greenfield delves deep into the lifestyles and mentality of the upper echelon.

by CAT DRAGOI

Artist to Watch: Anna Shoemaker

This Philly native and daughter of a Penn alumnus is making genre–blending indie pop in NYC.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Snail Mail and the Future of Rock Music

Lindsey Jordan's recent stop at Union Transfer gave Philly a chance to get to know the 19–year–old indie rocker. 

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Art Across Generations: Reviewing the Renoir and Son Exhibition at The Barnes

This summer’s special exhibition at the Barnes Foundation shares wisdom through artistic expression.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Street's Guide to Philly's Hottest Concerts This September

These shows will almost definitely be sold out before school starts.

by ISABELLA FERTEL

Artist to Watch: The Happy Fits

Street talked to the guys behind the indie–rock New Jersey band that's on the verge of making it big. 

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Watch it Before it Goes: What's Leaving Netflix This July

Catch these films before they go.

by RILEY WAGNER

Rex Orange County is our New Favorite Sad Boy

Alex O’Connor is quickly becoming the ultimate indie–pop sensation—and he's coming to Philadelphia to prove it. 

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

'No Choir' by Florence + the Machine: On Sad Girls and Stillness

Florence + the Machine's new album 'High as Hope' is out now. 

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

Dreamy Music for the Heat Wave Haze

These albums will get you through the most sweltering days in Philadelphia.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Review: 'Ocean's 8' Lives Up to Low Expectations

The franchise's all–female installment, though as glamorous as you'd expect, falls flat where it should shine.

by ANGELA LIN

White Denim Preview New Album 'Performance' at Johnny Brenda's

The band was in Philadelphia for a sold out pre–release show, looking to music of the past for a sound that fits the culture of today.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

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