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Music: 11 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue @ The Fillmore | Wednesday, October 11 The in-demand jazz artist — who also sings and plays the trumpet — […]

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Good Good Comedy Celebrates a Year of Cheap Laughs

Has it only been a year?* Good Good Comedy Theatre, located on 11th Street in Chinatown, already feels like a vital part of the city’s arts […]

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44 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 DesignPhiladelphia @ all over town The citywide DesignPhiladelphia festival is under way in earnest, with workshops and presentations pertaining to all manner […]

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See Chuck Close Up Close

Photography has always at the heart of Chuck Close’s artwork, the painter famously recreating portraits on a massive scale. It was often portrayed as an […]

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16 Things to Do in Books, Comedy, Theater, Movies and More

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari @ The Mütter Museum | Wednesday, October 4 Watch the silent horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari — about […]

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Music: 11 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Herbie Hancock @ Kimmel Center | Wednesday, October 4 Damn, I forgot how weird the video for “Rockit” is. I guess with the synths and the […]

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The Return of Daniel Johnston

It’s natural to wonder and worry about Daniel Johnston. The “outsider” musician with the impish voice and emotionally engaging lyrics — championed over the years by […]

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35 Things To Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Dinosaur Jr. @ Union Transfer Does J. Mascis have the best strained voice in rock ’n’ roll? When he says he feels […]

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Video Breakdown: “Owner of a Lonely Heart” by Yes

British prog/pop/prog-pop band Yes — who play the Kimmel Center on Sunday — had been active since 1968 and inactive for a year before rejiggering […]

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14 Things to Do in Theater, Comedy, Movies, Art and More

JusticeFest LIVE! @ Eastern State Penitentiary | Wednesday, September 27 District Attorney candidate Larry Krasner hosts a party to “end mass incarceration and reform our […]

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Music: 7 Shows to See in the Next 7 Days

Torres @ Boot & Saddle | Thursday, September 28 Mackenzie Scott is an alluringly idiosyncratic songwriter; intense, moody, unpredictable. Built around puzzling lyrical images and […]

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Pulitzer/Oprah-Approved Writer Colson Whitehead Speaks for Free at UPenn

After years as toiling away as a “beloved but kinda underappreciated” Genius-granted author, Colson Whitehead reached superstar status last year with the best-selling The Underground […]

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42 Things to Do This Weekend

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Philly Music and Arts Fest Day 1 @ World Café Live A two-day celebration of beer and music from Philadelphia. Friday’s lineup […]

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Seven Last Chances to Fringe

Close Music For Bodies @ Christ Church Neighborhood House | Through September 24 Michael Kiley sang with the catchy rock band Cordalene in the early […]

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11 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Theater, Books and more

Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story @ Bucks County Playhouse | Through October 1 George Wendt (Norm!) and Alan Campbell star in the […]