‘Once’ redefines typical musical

Broadway is strewn with adaptations from all avenues of pop culture, both successful and unsuccessful. “Once” was adapted for the stage from the 2006 film by the same name, which won an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The movie tells the story of Guy and Girl, an unnamed man… Continued

What’s Happening In Philly

­­Philadelphia Museum of Art offers “Pay-What-You-Wish” program The Museum’s main building will be open until 8:45 p.m. every Wednesday. Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday Nights are casual, exciting and illuminating. Come on your own or with family or friends! Explore the Museum and its remarkable collections in inventive, interactive and dynamic new ways.… Continued

Kimmel Center decks the halls

Even though the weather is not feeling the Christmas spirit, the Philadelphia Orchestra most certainly is. Cristian Macelaru and Charlotte Blake Alston ushered in the Christmas season Dec. 1 with the Philadelphia Orchestra’s “Holiday Spectacular” at the Kimmel Center. The concert showcased classic Christmas music from around the world and… Continued

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hitRECord On the Road with Joseph Gordon-Levitt Actor and director Joseph Gordon-Levitt curates and hosts an evening of original short films, live entertainment and collaborative RECording. Building from hitRECord’s recent sold-out successes from across the country, including the Sundance Film Festival and Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theater, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is inviting… Continued

What’s Happening In Philly

21st annual Philadelphia Film Festival As one of Philadelphia’s most important cultural events, the festival is eagerly anticipated by its enthusiastic and devoted audiences, including students, film lovers and arts supporters. Critically acclaimed by industry professionals, the festival aims to promote domestic and international films that might not otherwise be… Continued

Concert band plays at Kimmel Center

The Drexel University Concert Band had its first-ever performance at the Kimmel Center Feb. 29, playing a wide selection of music by African-American composers representing a time span of almost a centuary. Director Mike Moss selected various pieces by Valerie Coleman, Roger Dickerson, Oliver Nelson, Clarence Cameron White and others… Continued