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14 Philly Holiday Shows: Philly Nutt Crak-Up, Ariana Grande at Jingle Ball, David Sedaris’s Holidays on Ice and More

With all the concerts, cabarets, plays, and ballets on stage this holiday season, there are plenty of performing arts to see on a special night out. […]

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Who to See at First Person Arts Festival 2014: Kathryn Erbe, Marcus Samuelsson, Ira Glass and More

The First Person Arts Festival marks its 13th year next week, and it features a star-studded lineup. The festival runs Tuesday, November 4th through Saturday, November 15th […]

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In the Wings: A Conversation with Detroit Star Geneviève Perrier

My name is … Geneviève Perrier. But if someone says Guinevere, Jean Vive, or Jonbenet, I usually look up. I am …  an actor in Philadelphia […]

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The Sincerity Project, Candy Volcano and More Comprise FringeArts’ Edgy Fall Lineup

If you’re looking for cutting-edge live arts and experiences this fall, look no further than FringeArts. Its autumn lineup comes on the heels of a record-breaking […]

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The Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center Grand Opening

This week marks the opening of the Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center in Manayunk. An event 10 years in the making, this massive project […]

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FringeArts Review: Azuka Theatre’s Dutch Masters

Ah, 1992. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Everyone who was anyone was down with O.P.P. (best), George H.W. […]

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FringeArts Review: EgoPo’s A Doll’s House

Oh dear… Oh dear… Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. It’s all I could think to myself on Friday night as I was walking out […]

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FringeArts Review: The Renegade Company’s Bathtub Moby-Dick

On Friday night — the first official day of the FringeArts festival — I made it to three shows. The first one of the night […]

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FringeArts Review: Dragon Eye’s A Mystery? at Smith Playhouse

On Saturday morning, I took my two kids — ages 6 and 7 — to see Dragon Eye Theatre’s FringeArts production A Mystery? at East […]

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Yes, You Can Do FringeArts With Kids

Philadelphia’s annual FringeArts Festival is now underway, with some ridiculous number of dance and theater shows and events that fall under the oft-maligned “performance art” […]

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Here Are 10 FringeArts Performers You Need to Know

The annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival/Philly Fringe is now (thankfully) known as FringeArts and runs September 5th to 22nd. Here, some of the brightest local […]

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“Massive Dance Party” Coming to Philadelphia

KYW Newsradio reports on Philadelphia Dance Day, coming on July 27: It’s happening on July 27, and all of the workshops before 5:30 p.m. are […]

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These Philly Artists Just Won $2 Million Knights Arts Challenge

On Monday night, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced the 43 local winners of over $2 million in grants as part of […]

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Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe Is Now FringeArts

The Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe is now the much more succinctly named FringeArts. Festival founder and executive director Nick Stuccio announced the […]

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Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia Finalists Announced

Every year, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation asks Philly artists and arts organizations the question: “What’s your best idea for the arts?” […]