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Arts & Entertainment

Meet Sophie Shen, the Wharton Sophomore Who Will Paint on Anything

Artist Spotlight | Drawing on shoes and jackets, Sophie infuses creativity into nearly everything she does.

by AMANPREET SINGH

Taylor Swift is Lonely at The Top in 'Miss Americana'

Lana Wilson's Netflix documentary reveals glimpses into Swift's private life. 

by PEYTON TOUPS

Outdoor Concert Venues are Vital to a City's Scene

Memories made at summer and skyline stages are more important than the potential for rain.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

'Frankenthaler on Paper': Small Works, Infinite Meaning

The Arthur Ross Gallery sheds light on rarely seen works of Helen Frankenthaler.  

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

'Shrill' Season 2 Finds More Room for Discovery

Hulu's narrative comedy breaks out of season one's narrow focus.

by SAM KESLER

'The Turning' Screws Itself

This adaptation of 'The Turn of the Screw' is not just bad—it's horrific.

by ANNA COLLINS

Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens, and Not Much Else

Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens is nothing special. But considering its star's success, maybe it doesn't have to be. 

by HARSHITA GUPTA

'Mean Girls' and the Cycle of Empty Adaptations

The cult hit was adapted into a movie, then a musical, and now a movie musical.

by ANNA COLLINS

What Film & TV Watched This January

A glimpse at what Street's Film & TV staff has been obsessing over.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

Karyn Olivier’s ‘Everything That’s Alive Moves’: An Exercise in Memory

This ICA exhibit constructs a space where spectacle is expected, but intimacy is essential. 

by AMANPREET SINGH

Poppy Declares Independence on 'I Disagree'

The YouTube-turned-pop star has made the full transition into metal.

by PEYTON TOUPS

Diving into Middle School Nostalgia at the Deadmau5 Concert

The seminal DJ turned The Met into a time machine.

by DANIEL BULPITT

Dolittle: Another Amazing Cast Trapped in Hell Together

Pirates, Dragons and Anal Fisting—oh my.

by HARSHITA GUPTA

Mac Miller's 'Circles' Provides a Touching Conclusion to the Artist's Work

The rapper's posthumous album is a mature mediation on life and death.

by MELANNIE JAY

'The Gentlemen' is a Crude Crime Comedy

Guy Ritchie's latest gangster film is full of cursing and rude humor.

by ANNA COLLINS

Bonny Light Horseman's Debut Album Will Convert Even Folk Skeptics

Three established musicians prove the value of collaboration with their new supergroup.

by KEELY DOUGLAS

The Six Best Singles Out This Week

Paramore's Hayley Williams releases her first solo track, and Mitski breaks her radio silence.

by SAM KESLER

How Streaming Services are Revolutionizing Indian Television

How web series became India's most groundbreaking entertainment.

by HARSHITA GUPTA

Vibe Check: Where to Get Your Art Fix This Week

This week, eat pancakes at midnight and try your hand at voguing.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Was Ben Franklin a Player?

Dr. Carla Mulford investigated the character of Penn's founder this week at the Library Company of Philadelphia. 

by LAYLA MURPHY

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