PIFA’s “embarrassment of riches” too much to see in a month

    Living in a city can be exhausting. It’s not the opportunity for noise, late-night cheesesteaks and 24-hour diners. It’s the possibilities. The endless possibilities.

    As the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts gets underway, WHYY Morning Edition host Jo Ann Allen is feeling a little overwhelmed.

    She’s got 25 days to see 135 events, which is a lot to ask of a relatively new Philadelphian. She’s sticking to Arts & Culture reporter Peter Crimmins’ guide. What’s your approach to PIFA?

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