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Arts & Entertainment

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

Building Bridges: 'Graffiti & Ornament' Connects Philly's Past and Present Through Art

The Woodlands in West Philadelphia presents 'Graffiti & Ornament', an exhibition of site–specific works by artists Roberto Lugo and Leo Tecosky. 

by JESS ARATEN

On 'LOVE,' MARINA Enters a New Era

Marina and the Diamonds is back, minus the Diamonds. 

by JULIA DAVIES

Five Songs to Get You Into Deep House

You don't need to be at a nightclub or pool party to enjoy this diverse subgenre.

by PAUL LITWIN

Ranking the Best Sitcom Theme Songs: Which is Most Iconic?

Street dissects which sitcoms have the most legendary opening titles.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

The Best Summer Anthems of the 21st Century, So Far

Ranking the sounds of our summers.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

'10 Things I Hate About You' Turned 20 This Year, But It Still Resonates

What this nostalgic rom–com means to us, two decades later. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

PennYo: The A Cappella Group That Treats You Like a Friend

The group put on a beautiful and resonant spring show on the weekend of March 29.

by JESSICA BAO

Philly's Music Venue Scene Is Changing Rapidly

With the announcement of Trocadero Theater closing and the end of Festival Pier's summer concert, the city's music venue landscape is in flux.

by JULIA DAVIES

Conan Gray, Voice of 'Generation Why,' Performs at The Fillmore

Gray's music is storytelling and songwriting all at once. 

by SAMANTHA SANDERS

'Why Poetry? Why Now?': Tracy K. Smith's Visit to Penn

U.S. Poet Laureate spoke to students about the power of words on March 28. 

by SHUNMEL SYAU

Revisiting Harmony Korine’s 'Spring Breakers'

Korine just released his newest film, 'The Beach Bum,' but does his controversial 2012 release deserve to be a cult classic?

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

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