Arts & Culture

COMMENTARY

Yellowstone might be the perfect political soap opera for our divided era | Opinion

BY: - November 17, 2021

The Paramount Network show is a reflection and repudiation of Donald Trump's America

In Philadelphia, storefront art exhibition uplifts Black- and brown-owned businesses

BY: - November 13, 2021

'I love this project so much because it really demonstrates what Philly does best — that’s turning loss into inspiration and empty space into opportunity,' a local leader said.

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Veterans Day 2021: Dulce et Decorum Est | John L. Micek

BY: - November 11, 2021

To those among you who served, thank you from all of us at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star.

Veterans Day 2021: Philly museum will honor Black soldiers who served

BY: - November 8, 2021

The ceremony put on by the Aces Veterans Museum will feature a US Colored Troops re-enactor, a spokesperson said.

Grant program channels more than $836K to Black creatives in Pgh

BY: - November 4, 2021

Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh, a program run jointly by The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments, recently awarded 127 grants.

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The many stories of Diwali share a common theme of triumph of justice | Opinion

BY: - November 4, 2021

Sometimes called the Indian festival of lights, Diwali is arguably the most important holiday of the year for South Asian families.

Native American Heritage Month celebrates Indigenous communities across the nation

BY: - November 3, 2021

Celebrations for November pop up across the country and vary from community to community, but one of the largest national celebrations is the Rock Your Mocs social media event.

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Go ahead, enjoy your memes. They really do help ease pandemic stress | Opinion

BY: - November 3, 2021

Social media during the pandemic is not all doom scrolling and despair. Lighter memes have psychological benefits. Even looking at 3 pandemic memes significantly improved mood.

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As goes baseball, so goes America | Jonathan C. Rothermel

BY: - November 2, 2021

The changes in the game reflect the changes in our national temperament and politics.

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The White Panthers: Genuine white allies in the fight against racism | Michael Coard

BY: - November 2, 2021

Dear Good White People: Keep the legacy of the WPP alive by being more than mere non-racist milquetoast liberals, and by becoming anti-racist allies.

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Queer Halloween saves lives: It’s where we can be ourselves | Opinion

BY: - October 31, 2021

One night a year, trans and queer folk could slip bigoted laws aimed at gender expression.

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Anti-vaxxers aren’t the first to cherry-pick the Bible. It’s been done for centuries | Opinion

BY: - October 24, 2021

The verses that anti-vaccine protesters use are taken out of context. They're not the first to do that.