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Arts & Entertainment

Netflix's 'The Umbrella Academy' Pilot: A Refreshing Take on Adapting Comic Book Stories

This series about seven former child superheroes is dark and intriguing from the very beginning.

by BEBE HODGES

Mike Krol Battles Heartbreak on 'Power Chords'

On his latest record, Krol barks and bites his way through lost love with his signature fuzz.

by JOHNNY VITALE

Artist of the Week: The Mysteries

This psychedelic rock group is making waves in Philadelphia's music scene. 

by SAM KESLER

'Arctic': Gorgeous, Terrifying, and Contemplative

A stranded man struggles to survive the cold in this quietly tense film.

by SHANNON ZHANG

Book–to–Movie Adaptations to Look Out For in 2019

Don't feel like reading the book? For these ten upcoming adaptations, you don't have to.

by CALISTA LOPEZ

Badflower's Debut LP 'OK I'M SICK' Shows Impressive Maturity

Thoughtful lyrics and haunting melodies will win over even the hardest of rockers.

by MELANNIE JAY

Glee Club Demonstrates Their Love For Community In 'The Good, The Bad, And The Uglee'

The group delivers a hilarious performance dedicated to community and friendship.   

by KATIE FARRELL

Adrianne Lenker's Intimate Set at First Unitarian Church

The singer–songwriter captivated a full crowd with her beautiful folk songs.

by JOHNNY VITALE

Where Did Jazz Go?

A look at how the once–wildly–popular genre has evolved over time

by MEHEK BOPARAI

'While We Wait' is Kehlani at her Best

As she approaches motherhood, this new mixtape is the R&B singer's most mature work yet.

by JULIA DAVIES

Amy Winehouse and Nas Duet on Salaam Remi's New Song

'Find My Love' uses old Winehouse vocals, but mostly falls flat.

by JULIA DAVIES

James Blake Gives a Chilling Performance at the Fillmore

Blake's concert goes beyond just a listening experience.

by TERESA XIE

What the Parallels between Netflix’s 'Russian Doll' and 'Maniac' Can Teach Us

How do themes of self–destructive alienation fit into our culture of binge–watching?

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

The Future of Star Wars: Analyzing a Franchise in Conflict

How will the final installment of the trilogy end, and how will it satisfy all its fans?

by ANNA COLLINS

Why Pixar’s 'Bao' Reminds Me of My Mom

This Oscar–winning animated short film is a poignant exploration of the love between immigrant parents and their children.

by JESSICA BAO

A Tour of Philadelphia Through Music

Songs that mention Philly locations from South Street to UCity

by MELANNIE JAY

BlacKkKlansman or Black Panther?

Breaking the homogeneity of #OscarsSoWhite

by ANA HALLMAN

Celebrate Black History Month with Hulu

The Best of Hulu's New Collection 'Black Stories'

by CALISTA LOPEZ

Ranking the Best Hip Hop Artists from Philly

Which rappers stand out among the rest from the 215?

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

From Parents to Punk–Rockers: The 21st Annual Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention

A look at Philadelphia's thriving tattoo scene and its role within the greater arts community.

by JESS ARATEN

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