FILM & TV
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‘Rent’ 20th Anniversary Tour: A Powerful Live Musical Experience
Returning to the Merriam Theatre from a sold–out show in March, the Rent 20th Anniversary Tour was a beautiful reminder that Penn students should take advantage of Philly’s live musical scene.
November 1, 2019 at 3:10 pm
'Zombieland: Double Tap' Brings Bloody but Predictable Fun
The long–awaited sequel makes the zombie apocalypse look fun, but loses the surprise of the original.
October 23, 2019 at 7:17 pm
Emily Wilson: Not the First Woman to Translate the Odyssey
The MacArthur fellow is not the first woman to translate Homer’s Odyssey, but she is the first woman to do so in English.
October 22, 2019 at 10:42 pm
June BYOB: A Detailed Take on Traditional French Cuisine
A constantly changing menu keeps things interesting at this upscale eatery.
September 24, 2019 at 9:17 pm
A More Reflective Campus: Two Sculptures Formerly at PMA Relocate to Penn
These huge and heavy artworks will be on long–term loan for the next 99 years.
August 16, 2019 at 2:20 am
Your Summer Reading List According to Penn's Bookstores
We asked four Penn booksellers what you should be reading this summer.
August 4, 2019 at 2:32 am
'Toy Story 4': The Truth of Growing Up
In this familiar sequel, Pixar trades a traditional villain for the pitfalls of adulthood.
July 28, 2019 at 3:00 am
Spider-Man: Far From Home Is a Good Movie Limited by Its Own Universe
A solid Spidey film that buckles under the weight of the MCU.
July 16, 2019 at 3:36 am
Movies @ The Mann: A Summer With Music and Movie Magic
Enjoy a live orchestra accompanying your favorite films.
June 26, 2019 at 6:11 pm
‘Avengers: Endgame’ Is a Satisfying Conclusion to a Decade–Long Story
Endgame brought this iconic franchise to a full crescendo.
April 30, 2019 at 12:13 am
How You Can Catch up on the Marvel Cinematic Universe Before 'Avengers: Endgame'
Whether you’re a casual fan, a MCU buff, or someone who has never seen a superhero movie before, here’s how you can get in on the hype.
April 19, 2019 at 12:26 am
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.
April 13, 2019 at 3:33 am
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.
April 7, 2019 at 5:52 pm
Nunu: A Fishtown Twist on Traditional Izakaya Cuisine
Enjoy your Japanese food with carefully curated drinks.
March 26, 2019 at 2:25 am
Behind This Year's Alternative Spring Breaks
Students went on meaningful service trips to New York, Texas, and the Appalachians—next year, this could be you.
March 23, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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.
February 25, 2019 at 1:46 am
Live from Philly, it's The Moth StorySLAM at World Cafe Live!
Enjoy uniquely human stories at this monthly open–mic competition, or better yet, tell one of your own.
February 20, 2019 at 10:43 pm
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