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And then there was theater: UArts and Pig Iron form unique pact

Their remarkably innovative new program teams Brind School students with the multidisciplinary live-art troupe with a focus on devised performance.

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Ursula’s ultimate: Performing her memoir live onstage

Philly crown-jewel poet Ursula Rucker delves the deepest she's ever gone in her new "My Father’s Daughter."

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Quince’s GayFest! has a full slate of fabulous

This year’s 19-day run of queer-flavored plays, one-acts, events and one night stands is as robust as ever.

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“Oblivious” puts abuse up front, in your face

Carolyn Cohen’s stirring new Muse Gallery exhibit hopes to inspire us to look, learn—then act.

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Play nice at the Franklin Flea, bargain hunters

Mark Vevle’s got a few tips for when his fabulous vintage shop-o-rama comes outside this weekend.

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Jennifer Weiner’s addiction to excellence

The best-selling Philly author has another winner in her latest book, “All Fall Down,” which she’ll discuss at the Free Library this week.

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Goodbye, Dr. Maya Angelou: The caged bird flies freely now

She lived and worked among the downtrodden and feted alike, almost as if she were a visiting goddess coming to observe humanity and offer it counsel.

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What’s hotter than a night of tango? Four days of it

This week’s Philadelphia International Tango Festival brings the sensual Argentine dance to local enthusiasts, with workshops and classes galore.

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Welcome to Philadelphia, “Night Vale”

“Welcome to Night Vale” creators Joseph Fink and Jeffery Cranor share their views of the wonderfully strange world they’ve created—and the similarly strange one we live in.

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Caitlin McCormack’s got crochet-y creativity on her side

The artist’s beautiful string sculptures are just the beginning. Her 3-D illustrative pieces, completely separate from her skeletal work, are no less masterful.

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