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Ben Platt performs with the cast of "Dear Evan Hansen."
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Cherri Gregg
March 18, 2019 - 3:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — No need to wave through a window to see these stage musicals — Broadway's best productions are coming to the Kimmel. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts released its lineup for the 2019-20 season , including the Philadelphia premieres of "Come From Away," "Mean...
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The Philadelphia Orchestra offered a lunchtime surprise a Reading Terminal Market Monday, featuring a brass quartet.
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Justin Udo
September 17, 2018 - 5:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Orchestra offered a lunchtime surprise a Reading Terminal Market Monday, featuring a brass quartet. Orchestra CEO Matías Tarnopolsky said for their fourth annual Audience Appreciation Day, they're presenting 30 free concerts throughout the city all in...
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The Philadelphia Orchestra and Conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin, photographed at the Kimmel Center on Friday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Philadelphia.
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Antionette Lee
September 06, 2018 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After they released a schedule that included no female composers, The Philadelphia Orchestra is now making efforts to amend its mistakes and strengthen the role of women in classical music. "It's just like my life," said Xi Wang on how the music she writes impacts her...
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Art educators from across Philadelphia connected with more than 70 renowned local arts programs Wednesday at the third annual Arts Education Fair.
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Justin Udo
August 22, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Art educators from across Philadelphia connected with more than 70 renowned local arts programs Wednesday at the third annual Arts Education Fair . The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts played host to the arts initiative, which aims at bridging the gap between the...
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Queen Latifah
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Pat Loeb
August 21, 2018 - 6:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This year's recipient of the Marian Anderson Award may surprise some people. The award committee announced the winner Tuesday as Queen Latifah, who is the first hip-hop artist to be selected. She will be the youngest recipient of the award, which is celebrating its...
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