Arts & Entertainment

'And So the Story Goes' Showcases Storytelling Throughout History at the Penn Museum

This student–curated exhibit displays the epic of Gilgamesh in cuneiform and a Japanese shadow puppet. 

by XINYI WAN

New Horror Film 'The Nun' is Overkill

Unless you need to know the premise behind 'The Conjuring 2,' don't bother.

by RILEY WAGNER

'To the Polls' Exhibition Politicizes the Past to Mobilize in the Present

The show, run by StreetsDept.com and Mural Arts Philadelphia, aims to increase civic engagement and voter turnout in the 2018 election.

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

Recent Critique of 'Star Trek' on 'Black Mirror' Falls Short

Black Mirror is just one of many shows to get the iconic series all wrong. 

by ANNA COLLINS

It's Sweater Weather: A Fall Playlist

Music to get you through the autumn blues.

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

Movies to Look Out for at the New York Film Festival

Catch these films now before they get Oscar noms.

by KATE LINDENBURG

Bedroom Pop: The Female–Dominated Genre You Need on Your Playlist

A roundup of some of the best Bedroom Pop artists for the next time you’re lovesick in bed.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

The 5 Best Albums to Cry To

A selection of cathartic records to seek solace in.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Can 'American Horror Story' Redeem Itself with Apocalypse?

A look at this season’s premiere episode and what it means for the future of AHS.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

The Book Corner: 'Kafka on the Shore' is Your Next Break Book

With a healthy dose of absurdity and an unconventional story arc, this book deserves a spot on your reading list.

by SHERRY TSENG

How 'BoJack Horseman' Season 5 Gets Wrong So Right

The show continues to define boundaries because, not in spite of, its caustic comedy.

by ANA WEST

Kanye West and Lil Pump Nail the Media Game with “I Love It”

How a mediocre song went viral on the internet with punchy lines and high quality production value.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

'Peppermint': Dull, Underwhelming, and a Little Bit Racist

Jennifer Garner was the saving grace of an otherwise terrible action movie.

by MARYANNE KOUSSA

This Exhibit Redefines the Countries that Trump Infamously Deemed "Shitholes"

This Friday, a one–day exhibit will showcase art from "shithole" countries to promote education and highlight different perspectives.

by SHERRY TSENG

Genre–Defying Mockumentary American Vandal Shines Again in Season Two

The Netflix original takes a second stab at representing youth culture: this time, with poop pranks.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Movies to Watch from the Toronto International Film Festival

Don't miss these six movies from TIFF that will hit theaters this fall.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Philadelphia Theaters: Like Broadway (But Better)

Philly’s theaters show everything from legendary musicals like “Hamilton” and “Once” to local productions like the Philly native–created "Mirrors."

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Movies and More at These Cinematic Philly Spots

Yeah, wearing pajamas is cool, but have you flung rice at a movie theater screen with 100 other people watching Rocky Horror Picture Show?

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Get Cultured at These Philly Museums and Art Galleries

With this combo of local specialized galleries and world–class art institutions, you'll have no shortage of suggestions for a museum date. 

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Live Performances: Drag Shows, Quizzo, Improv, Oh My!

Think outside the box and check out these what happening in Philly's spoken word, comedy, and improv community.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

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