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Arts & Entertainment

Punk's 'Old Guard' Is Staging a Comeback, But Can They Compete with New Acts?

In the world of PUP and FIDLAR, is there any room left for Bad Religion and Descendents?

by MELANNIE JAY

Weike Wang: The Practical Writer Who Will Always Tell You the Truth

The PEN/Hemingway Award–winning author and Penn lecturer talks about switching her career from STEM to writing.

by JESSICA BAO

Circa Waves Sounds Like Summer on 'What’s It Like Over There'?

 From road trip tunes to bonfire acoustics, this album has it all.  

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Sky Ferreira Promises Unadulterated Authenticity on Upcoming Album

 The princess of sad–girl pop is back, and she wants to reclaim her crown. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN and BEATRICE FORMAN

The New 'Joker' Trailer is Perfection

With a new actor playing the Joker, the villain's origin story is in good hands.

by ANNA COLLINS

Why I Won't Be Seeing Miguel At Spring Fling

We shouldn't be listening to abusers. We should be listening to survivors.

by JULIA DAVIES

Artist of the Week: Natalie Prass

On 'The Future and the Past,' Prass stares down her demons.

by SAM KESLER

Why Holographic Concerts Shouldn't Be Made

Using the hologram of a dead artist for profit is wrong and tarnishes their legacy

by JOHNNY VITALE

Why Ryan Gosling is My Favorite Actor

He can make you cry just as easily as he can make you laugh—and he's handsome, too.

by ANA HALLMAN

Emily King Brings a Change of Scenery to World Cafe Live

The rising R&B star graced the venue with her performance this past Friday.

by SAM KESLER

The Stars Behind the 'A Star is Born' Soundtrack

Taking a look at the solo work of a few of the talented songwriters on the hit film's soundtrack. 

by JOHNNY VITALE

Lil Nas X and 'Old Town Road': Country Trap Deserves Respect

The Atlanta artist’s viral hit is emblematic of growth in country and trap music.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

'Soy Cuba': Roger Toledo's Exhibit Brings Cuba to Penn

Toledo's exhibit—which translates to 'I am Cuba'—features innovative techniques and opportunities to engage.

by SHUNMEL SYAU

Choker Performs On Campus, Showing Students the Future of Alternative R&B

The concert opened with the Brooklyn–based duo Bathe and Philly's own Orion Sun. 

by JULIA DAVIES

Drake Bell's Slow Burn

Interviewing the musician and actor about everything from fashion to his latest music to Drake and Josh.

by SAM KESLER

Are Movie Theaters Going to Disappear?

Movie theaters are experiencing lower attendance, but that doesn't have to mean that they'll go extinct. 

by ANA HALLMAN

The Problem with 'Unplanned'

Why this Christian film isn't just bad—it's dangerous. 

by CALISTA LOPEZ

The Legacy of Agnès Varda

We have lost one of the French New Wave’s most significant–and only female–filmmakers. Here’s how to celebrate her pioneering work.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival Is the Future of Environmental Education

Co–Founder and Executive Director Deborah Goldstein explains the power of film, and the way forward.

by JORDAN WACHSMAN

Strictly Funk's Latest Production Takes Us Back To Our Childhood

The urban dance team moved to our favorite cartoon theme songs at their performances on April 4—6.

by MEHEK BOPARAI

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