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People’s Light will foster new plays written about the intersection of race and sexuality. It starts with “Bonez,” a blood-splattered horror play.
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The Heinz Award, with its quarter-million dollar purse, was given to the Philly artist who makes ceramics depicting urban life.
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Formerly known as the Norris Square Community Alliance, the group will experiment with tools like guaranteed income to lift families out of poverty.
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John Jarboe invents “Rose,” a genderqueer performance about her twin sister who vanished in utero.
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After a controversial decision to rethink its collection of medical pathologies, the Mütter will launch a 2-year public discussion about human remains.
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Little Amal, a 12-foot puppet of a Syrian refugee, is a global theater project to evoke empathy for people displaced by war.
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Late Night Snacks, now in its sixth year, has popped up in a vacant storefront. The business district would like the property to be a performance space permanently.
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“Never Broken” at Michener Museum in Doylestown, Pa., asked Indigenous artists to tell the history of the Lenape people.
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Called “society’s best-kept secret,” Ann Lowe made gowns for special occasions, including Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress.
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Funky, liberating, and a little gross, Martha Eies’ alter ego disappeared from Philly almost five years ago. This weekend, she’s back.
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As press coverage of the arts shrinks, Artblog celebrates two decades of crawling through Philly’s galleries.
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