Arts

Christopher Jackson of 'Hamilton' performs onstage during the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016 in New York City.
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Antionette Lee
August 08, 2020 - 5:32 pm
Kimmel Center leaders say they're facing serious hurdles. Now their plan for reopening involves an upcoming fundraiser in partnership with a star from the hit Broadway musical, "Hamilton." Read more here.
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Ginger Rudolph is one of the curators for the Mural Arts Philadelphia Fellowship for Black Artists.
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Antionette Lee
June 27, 2020 - 11:26 am
At a time when many nonprofits are struggling for funding due to COVID-19, one local nonprofit is giving away $20,000 to Philadelphia’s Black artists, in an effort to bring more equity to the art world. Read more here.
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Marilu Henner attends Hallmark Channel And Hallmark Movies And Mysteries 2019 Winter TCA Tour at Tournament House on February 09, 2019 in Pasadena, California.
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John McDevitt
May 30, 2020 - 6:37 pm
The Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope won't be putting on stage shows for a while due to the pandemic, but the arts are being kept alive in various ways, including a virtual variety show series which will kick off with stage and screen star Marilu Henner Sunday night. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Sharon Pinkenson, Rebecca Rhynhart, and Danny Simmons.
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Flashpoint
May 24, 2020 - 5:13 pm
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed budget for Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show will go on in June, as an online event.
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Andrew Kramer
May 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show is the longest running art show in the country, and despite the pandemic, that streak will continue. Read more here.
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Paradigm Gallery and Studio
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Shara Dae Howard
May 08, 2020 - 4:00 am
One South Philadelphia art gallery changed its business model to adapt to survive during the pandemic while bringing it’s community together virtually. Read more here.
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Visual artist Nile Livingston with her art.
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Hadas Kuznits
March 05, 2020 - 3:20 pm
In celebration of Women’s History Month, a new street exhibit has been unveiled to recognize Philadelphia-area women who have made an impact on the world. Read more here.
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The Jazz Mavericks from the Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School in West Chester kicked things off at the first-ever National Jazz Festival at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City.
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Mike Dougherty
February 15, 2020 - 12:19 pm
Students from 11 states packed up their instruments and headed to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the first-ever National Jazz Festival , and the first group to perform was from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Read more here.
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The cast of a production of "King Lear" at the Bristol Riverside Theatre.
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Lauren Lipton
February 02, 2020 - 8:00 am
From Feb. 6 to 16, the third annual Philly Theatre Week offers more than 300 opportunities to see something new. Read more here or listen to the KYW Newsradio original podcast Positively Philadelphia.
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Students build a tower at the new STEAM Lab in North Philadelphia.
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Andrew Kramer
January 26, 2020 - 1:00 pm
It's not always easy making learning fun for students, but Philadelphia nonprofit Project HOME hopes to do just that through a new educational lab that opened in North Philadelphia on Wednesday. Read more here.
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