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Arts & Entertainment

Loyle Carner's 'Not Waving, But Drowning' Intersects Poetry and Music

The artist's lyrics stand alone as something special on his sophomore album.

by TERESA XIE

Roundup: Best of Adult Animation TV

Who said cartoons are just for kids?

by CALISTA LOPEZ

Artist of the Week: SASAMI

Sasami uses restrictions to thrive on her debut self–titled album. 

by SAM KESLER

'In League With Dragons' Recaps The Mountain Goats' History with a Fantasy Twist

With callbacks and sequels, the indie rockers' seventeenth studio album represents a culmination of the last 26 years of Goats history.

by MELANNIE JAY

'The Curse of La Llorona' Simplifies Horrifying Folklore into a Formulaic Franchise

This legendary Mexican folktale deserved so much better. 

by CALISTA LOPEZ

LSD: The Supergroup Just Dropped The Hottest Collaboration of 2019

Labrinth, Sia, and Diplo sent some psychedelic magic our way.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Breakdown of 'Game of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 2

In a surprise twist, Podd is actually a really great singer. 

by MARYANNE KOUSSA

The Photography Exhibit 'From Today, Painting is Dead' Brings New Life to The Barnes Foundation

The exhibit features some of the earliest photographs ever taken, and compliments the artistry of all mediums.

by TARA O'BRIEN

Who Runs The Music Industry? Google, Potentially

Street breaks down what could could possibly be the music industry's biggest merger.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Donald Glover's 'Guava Island' is Beautiful, but Lacks Message

Be prepared to be both pleasantly surprised and a little disappointed.

by TERESA XIE

'Stitched! Weaving Together Philly's Fiber Arts Community' Explores the Ties That Bind Us

The Kelly Writers House hosted Professor Funderburg's creative nonfiction class that explored community in their own lives and in Philadelphia as a whole.

by KATIE FARRELL

'This Life/Unbearably White' EP by Vampire Weekend is a Flop

It's been six years since we've heard from them, and Vampire Weekend is starting to show their age. 

by JOHNNY VITALE

The Neo-Noir Genre: Chicken Soup for the Ambiguous Soul

Embracing moral ambiguity—one generation at a time. 

by SHANNON ZHANG

Against All Logic's '2012-2017' is a Legendary Work of Sampling

The album from Nicolas Jaar set a new standard for musical experimentation in EDM.

by PAUL LITWIN

The Quaker Notes "Cheers To Forty Years" Performance Highlights What Makes Them Special

A look at how the all–female acapella group spent their fortieth year singing at Penn. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

'In the Heights' and the Movie Musical

Movie musicals have received mixed reviews lately—will Lin–Manuel Miranda's latest film adaptation run into the same issues?

by ANNA COLLINS

Kevin Abstract pursues a new musical direction on 'ARIZONA baby'

The talented hip–hop/R&B artist bursts back onto the solo scene.

by PAUL LITWIN

Beck’s 'Saw Lightning': An Alternative Folk–Rock Conundrum

The ageless artist drops a new single for his upcoming album that swings and misses.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Frankie Cosmos Turns the Mundane into Magic on 'Haunted Items'

The DIY popstar looks to the everyday for inspiration in her new digital collection.

by JULIA DAVIES

'The Perfect Date' Reveals Noah Centineo's Bad Acting

A look at Centineo's acting through his three most popular romantic comedies. 

by ANA HALLMAN

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