As part of the Fairmount Park Conservancy’s free performance series, dancers from the Trisha Brown Dance Company did “In Motion, In Place” on the rooftops surrounding Logan Circle. This will be followed by a week-long series of free outdoor performances. The company will continue the week-lo…
NEW YORK — More than 60 years after Marian Anderson broke the color barrier at the Metropolitan Opera, black singers still face unique obstacles in building their careers within the industry.
NEW YORK — The first day of rehearsal on Broadway usually goes like this: Circle up. Make introductions. Offer thanks, express optimism, maybe crack a joke. Clear the room of onlookers, and off you go.
Nike's gamble to partner with athlete-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick paid off Sunday as the company won an Emmy for outstanding commercial at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Stormwater pumps, underground ventilation shafts, subway tunnels, electrical substations, and generating turbines are built to make cities habitable — but the design of these systems are often the least people-friendly forms of architecture.
The 2019 Fringe Festival earlier this week. The celebration of innovative performance and visual and digital art spans three weeks and features more than 1,000 performances throughout Philadelphia.
Two musicals and two dramas produced by Philadelphia-area stage companies lead the nominations for this year’s Barrymore Awards for excellence in professional theater, announced Monday. Arden Theatre Company’s bold winter production of August Wilson’s intense and spiritual “Gem of the Ocean”…
JONESBORO, Ga. — Of all the mantras Anai Espinoza and her fellow campers recite each morning at AileyCamp, the eighth-grader’s favorite is this: “I am in control.”
A comedian, radio and TV host, author, actor, dancer, husband, father, and so much more, D.L. Hughley is ready to tackle the next item on his busy schedule.
For most kids studying history in public school, the Reconstruction Era after the Civil War is skipped over.
Once he realized he was meant to be a performer, J.B. Smoove moved to Los Angeles and landed a recurring role on MTV’s “The Lyricist Lounge Show,” as well as featured guest spots on “The Chris Rock Show” and “Premium Blend.”
The burden on your shoulders is heavy.
NEW YORK — Dave Chappelle will make his Broadway debut this summer but a word of warning: Ditch the cellphone.
Odunde celebrated its 44th year on Sunday, June 9 in South Philadelphia with lots of young and old attendees enjoying the soul food, Caribbean fare, vendors, music and colors from all over the Diaspora. MORE PHOTOS AT PHILLYTRIB.COM — PHOTOS BY RON GRAY/TRIBUNE
Renowned artist Jefferson Pinder will be presenting a limited-run performance piece exploring racial injustices throughout the U.S., including the historic 14th and U Street corridor.
WASHINGTON — When Lonnie Bunch started working on the Smithsonian's first Black museum, he had no collection, no building and one employee.
NEW YORK — If rising Broadway star Lilli Cooper needs a bit of career advice, she knows where to turn: Her father has been there, seen that and done that.
NEW YORK — The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts, especially following a deadly 2017 white nationalist rally in the city.
They say that you can’t know where you are going unless you know where you’ve been. History helps shape who we are. It’s often hard to take a look at the Black experience in the United States and not think of things like slavery, discrimination and the civil rights struggle.
You might remember John Witherspoon as Pops on "The Wayans Bros." sitcom or Lloyd in “Black Jesus.”
WASHINGTON — Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Every summer, businesses along Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia set up tables on the sidewalk and participate in the popular Dollar Stroll, selling bites of food or trinkets to passersby for $1.
You could be rich someday.
NEW YORK — Nobel laureate Toni Morrison is being honored this spring by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.