The ballet version of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is fortunate to have been created by three of the most ingenious men in each of their respective fields: playwright William Shakespeare, choreographer George Balanchine and composer Felix Mendelssohn. The contributions of these three men work so well together that it’s hard to believe that this is [...]
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Pennsylvania’s own Tigers Jaw and Modern Baseball performed March 1 at Flux along with fellow punk band Sun. The show was reportedly very close to selling out, making the already small Intercultural Center basement even tinier. That being said, it really brought some energy to the concert, especially in the front and center. From my [...]
Indie band Ra Ra Riot took the stage Jan. 24 at Union Transfer as part of a promotional tour for their latest album, “Beta Love,” which was released Jan. 22. The opening band was Guards, a band that I, and seemingly most of the audience, had never heard of before the show. They were very [...]
The Philadelphia Museum of Art hosted its annual craft show Nov. 8-11. Made possible by the efforts of both the Women’s Committee and Craft Show Committee groups within the Museum, this was the 36th consecutive year for the show. Vendors from all over the United States, and even some from overseas, participated in the event. [...]
Philadelphia’s own Pennsylvania Ballet Co. has recently added “Giselle” to its performance list, with shows running Oct. 18-28. This classical ballet was first performed in a Parisian theater in 1841 and tells a haunting and woeful tale of love’s joyous beginnings and its bitter end. Giselle, the eponymous main character, is a farm girl whose [...]
Drexel’s Department of Performing Arts brought the program “What Makes A Masterpiece?” to Mandell Theater Oct. 4. The program featured a lecture from dance performer, critic and NYU professor Deborah Jowitt, followed by a performance of “The Farewell” by renowned performer and part-time Arcadia University professor Janet Pilla. Projected onto a giant screen was “The [...]
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