Published: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:24:12 GMT2016-10-28T15:24:12Z
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:24:12 GMT2016-10-28T15:24:12ZThe scariest stories you'll read this Halloween were written 1,000 years ago. This wonderfully fun and creepy anthology, lovingly curated by Scott Bruce, a medieval historian at the University of Colorado, is ideal for anyone fond of zombies, ghosts, ghou
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:22:43 GMT2016-10-28T15:22:43ZAnn Patchett is one of our best contemporary American writers. From the intricate and careful way she made friendship and love grow during a terrorist takeover of a private home in Bel Canto to her insightful confessional essays in This is the Story of a Happy Marriage, Patchett is a writer whose commitment to craft shines through every book.
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:12:12 GMT2016-10-27T18:12:12ZMark Haddon’s singular mystery "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," featuring a possibly autistic teen, will soon become the subject of classes, projects, art installations, films, and performances, throughout the city. Also selected for One Book, One Philadelphia: a biography of autistic author Temple Grandin and a children's book by Narberth's Zachariah OHora.
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:24:26 GMT2016-10-27T15:24:26ZThe group that provides career guidance shows off young players
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:31:39 GMT2016-10-27T13:31:39ZDespite the odds, Orchestra 2001 has arrived at its 29th season, apparently thriving amid a previously impossible future. The new-music ensemble - a collective that could be anything from full orchestra to one person leading John Cage's 4'33" of silence - seemed inextricably bound to the retiring founder/director James Freeman. Yet an ambitious Orchestra 2001 program en
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:20:20 GMT2016-10-26T20:20:20ZIn the annals of American art, few figures fascinate more than Thomas Eakins, the Philadelphia painter who seemed driven to probe the deepest reserves of his subjects, whether they were rowers, businessmen, surgeons, artists, matrons, or members of his own family. Smiles are almost nonexistent in his paintings; furrowed brows and somber expressions rule.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:59:57 GMT2016-10-26T19:59:57ZA couple of years ago, I posted a note on Facebook asking for reading recommendations. Where'd You Go, Bernadette kept coming up. Friends from college. Childhood friends. Reporter colleagues. Academic colleagues. Men and women. They loved the pace of the book, the humor, the surprises. It was a fun, smart, read, they said.
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:29:12 GMT2016-10-26T00:29:12ZThe think tank of national leaders was started 20 years ago
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:52:57 GMT2016-10-25T18:52:57ZThe 2016 Barrymore Awards for theatrical excellence always begin with cheering, but this time erupted with the roar of hip-hop Monday at the Merriam Theatre - in what was clearly a year for the outsiders.
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:51:47 GMT2016-10-25T09:51:47ZProduction of a Play: The Invisible Hand (Theatre Exile). Production of a Musical: The Secret Garden (Arden Theatre Company).
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:15:33 GMT2016-10-24T22:15:33ZThe Wilma Theater's production of Andrew Bovell's When the Rain Stops Falling is like one of those old photo albums you run across in antiques shops, but better. Instead of staring at the images, wondering who they were, where they lived, and what happened to land them discarded in a pile of junk, we trace the tragic histories of two families, the Yorks and the Laws, over two continents and 80 years.