Arts & Culture
Coker Council for Arts and Activities plans theater, event center | Helping the Helpers
'We’re seeing a need for energetic, nonprofit work in this year,' vice president and treasurer William Colvin said.
Pa. approves 36 new historical markers honoring artist Keith Haring, others
The markers will find their homes in 18 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties, including Allegheny, Beaver, Berks, Cambria, Clinton, Delaware, Erie, Huntingdon, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lehigh, Lycoming, Monroe, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, Washington, and York counties.
Washington Jazz Society: Fostering love of music in area youngsters | Helping the Helpers
'By building a foundation on music, that just gives them so many other opportunities,' DeDe MacTaggart said.
Veterans Day 2022: Dulce et Decorum Est | John L. Micek
To those among you who served, thank you from all of us at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star.
Philly lawmaker aims to clamp down on school book bans | Five for the Weekend
State Rep. Chris Rabb's, D-Philadelphia, bill would establish uniform procedures for school boards to follow before yanking books from the shelves.
In Virginia, a symphony of consolation seeks to counter violence | Roger Chesley
A concert can't bring back those we've lost. But it can heighten awareness, give comfort, and bring people together to fight violence.
If you’re surprised by the anti-work movement, maybe you need to watch more movies | Opinion
Some of the most fascinating movies make viewers ask: 'What if all that hard work isn’t really worth it?'
OutFest street festival canceled, but other Philly gayborhood events remain
The Oct. 9 street festival will not happen. Here's a rundown of your other options for the weekend of Oct. 7.
Philly’s drag community remembers Valencia Prime
'I called her the voice of the people. She really was an advocate, especially to newer queens,' Prime's sister, Asia Monroe, said.
As Philly grapples with gun violence, libraries look to become a safe space for city youth
The city's Rebuild program is working to improve and renovate libraries across Philadelphia.
How to keep kids curious. Five questions answered | Opinion
Curiosity is a natural capacity, present in nonhuman animals as well as in humans from a very young age.
These high school ‘classics’ have been taught for years. Are their days numbered? | Opinion
Does a new generation of students require a new generation of literary classics?