Can jazz-folk singer Ryley Walker redeem the Dave Matthews Band?

Dave Matthews Band plays the Wells Fargo Center Tuesday. Critics have never loved them, but jazz musician Ryley Walker is reimagining their work.

Broadway Beat: Free kids' tix and more hot tips for Philadelphians hitting NYC soon

Kids' Night on Broadway is a great deal. New shows include "True West" and "The Choir Boy."

Broadway Beat: Free kids' tix and more hot tips for Philadelphians hitting NYC soon

Kids' Night on Broadway is a great deal. New shows include "True West" and "The Choir Boy."

‘Friends’ for life?: The one where Netflix (and its subscribers) can’t let go

What is it about a decades-old NBC hit and Netflix that make them work so well together?

‘Friends’ for life?: The one where Netflix (and its subscribers) can’t let go

What is it about a decades-old NBC hit and Netflix that make them work so well together?

Penn library will return 9th-century documents found to have been stolen from Italian archive

The university received the documents in 2011 as part of a large gift of books and manuscripts from collector Lawrence Schoenberg, who had purchased them from a venerable London bookseller.

Penn library will return 9th-century documents found to have been stolen from Italian archive

The university received the documents in 2011 as part of a large gift of books and manuscripts from collector Lawrence Schoenberg, who had purchased them from a venerable London bookseller.
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Review

Review: Mumford & Sons kick off U.S. tour with a sold-out show in South Philly

The critics hate the British folk-rock band, but their fans love them.

Pa. Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ gets everything lavishly right in 50th anniversary production

And in an overdue change, the "Tea" scene has jettisoned its offensive Asian stereotypes.

Nutcracker a tough nut for orchestra, too

Classical ballet has a sound, too, and the orchestra of the Pennsylvania Ballet gives 'The Nutcracker' its magic.

ABC’s ‘The Bachelor’ to feature New Jersey contestant

Angelique hails from Hamilton, N.J.

Opinion

Replacing Kevin Hart: Is hosting the Oscars a no-win gig?

Amid renewed controversy over his past anti-gay remarks, comedian from Philadelphia steps down from a job that's increasingly a no-win proposition.

Saoirse Ronan talks 'Mary, Queen of Scots," and her reunion with Greta Gerwig for ‘Little Women’

Actress Saoirse Ronan talks about her admiration for 'Mary Queen of Scots,' and her excitement at reunting with Greta Gerwig for 'Little Woman.'

Opinion

Doubles play: J.K. Simmons in Starz’s ‘Counterpart,’ and 7 other actors who are their own costars

What do a high-stakes sci-fi spy drama and a frothy holiday movie have in common? Stars who don't confine themselves to a single character.

Kevin Hart steps down as Oscars host after outcry over homophobic tweets

The Philadelphia native wrote on Twitter just after midnight Friday that he was withdrawing as host because he didn’t want to be a distraction.

Christmas whiff: A custom 'Nutcracker’ scent will infuse the Academy of Music lobby

The beloved holiday favorite will offer treats for the nose, thanks to the work of an olfactive branding company.

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