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"Life in Shorts": Director Gavin O'Connor on 'The Way Back'
Speaking with this Penn alum on his new film starring Ben Affleck.
March 2, 2020 at 5:23 pm
Blue Heaven Is A Comedy Festival Unlike Any Other
This Fringearts Festival featured experimental and transgressive comedians from all backgrounds.
February 18, 2020 at 6:36 am
'Joe Pera Talks With You' Is the Gentle Comedy You Never Knew You Needed
Sometimes a show doesn't need to be going anywhere fast.
February 17, 2020 at 1:30 am
'Shrill' Season 2 Finds More Room for Discovery
Hulu's narrative comedy breaks out of season one's narrow focus.
February 3, 2020 at 9:07 pm
The Six Best Singles Out This Week
Paramore's Hayley Williams releases her first solo track, and Mitski breaks her radio silence.
January 26, 2020 at 4:20 pm
Frances Quinlan Comes Full Circle in Her Solo Debut
The Hop Along frontwoman strikes out on her own on 'Likewise,' but not for the first time.
January 19, 2020 at 9:06 pm
A Conversation with Corey Flood, Penn's Favorite Basement Rockers
How the Philly trio went from a Ween cover band to playing Union Transfer.
November 28, 2019 at 11:53 pm
Lula Wiles is Redesigning the Protest Song
The trio challenges the conventions of folk music, Native rights, and modern relationships.
November 8, 2019 at 4:47 pm
Angel Olsen Brings 'All Mirrors' to the Franklin Music Hall
The album was full of grandeur, but that feeling was severely lacking at her Halloween show.
November 7, 2019 at 6:29 pm
Jay Som is a Well–Oiled Machine at The Foundry
Hot off the release of 'Anak Ko,' the group hasn't lost their original charm.
November 4, 2019 at 2:44 am
Mannequin Pussy Aren't What You Expect
A conversation with Philadelphia's favorite iconoclasts.
October 4, 2019 at 4:45 pm
Kacey Musgraves' Rainbow was Blinding at The Met Philly
The country–pop star reminds us what "yeehaw" really means.
September 16, 2019 at 7:54 pm
(Sandy) Alex G is His Most Vulnerable on 'House of Sugar'
The weirdo of Philly indie rewrites fairy tales and local lore.
September 14, 2019 at 8:49 pm
Mitski is at Her Peak Performing at Central Park
Closing out the 'Be The Cowboy' tour, the singer–songwriter takes an indefinite break from performing.
September 11, 2019 at 10:36 pm
Black Belt Eagle Scout Makes Queer, Indigenous Rock For Everyone
On 'At the Party With My Brown Friends,' Katherine Paul guides the listener through her experience.
August 30, 2019 at 5:03 pm
Artist of the Week: SASAMI
Sasami uses restrictions to thrive on her debut self–titled album.
April 25, 2019 at 8:04 pm
Penn 10: Eden Harris
The social chair of Penn First and Netter Center volunteer is a role model for other students and herself.
April 24, 2019 at 4:00 am
Artist of the Week: Hatchie
Harriette Pilbeam makes nostalgic indie pop for the modern era.
April 18, 2019 at 3:34 pm
It's Time to Retire the Phrase 'Anything But Country'
You don't hate country; you're just not listening hard enough.
April 14, 2019 at 9:31 pm
Artist of the Week: Natalie Prass
On 'The Future and the Past,' Prass stares down her demons.
April 11, 2019 at 10:12 pm
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