Arts & Entertainment

Made in America 2018: Exceeding Expectations

Philadelphia’s resident music festival beat the expectations this year.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

The ICA in History

It's been home to the likes of Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollack. 

by XINYI WAN

Student Filmmaker Spotlight: Daniel Fradin and Kyle Rosenbluth

How a freshman year friendship turned into a filmmaking partnership that's out to tackle climate change.

by ANA WEST

Logic’s “The Return” is a Real Comeback

"The Return" is a drastic improvement over recent singles.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' is Sweetly Refreshing

The new Netflix film featuring an Asian–American lead is almost too relatable, and people are loving it.

by CASS PHANORD

A Beginner's Guide to the Philadelphia Punk Scene

What you need to know about the underground music beyond the Penn bubble.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

"Insatiable" is Not Even Worth A Hate–watch

Netflix's latest is as bad as everyone says it is—if not worse.

by ANA WEST

The Book Corner: “The Book of Laughter and Forgetting” is the Tale for a New Start

On why bare genitals and orgies are important to the new year.

by SHERRY TSENG

3 Art Classes to Take This Semester

Add these classes to your cart before the course selection period ends on September 17.

by SHERRY TSENG

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

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