Yours, Dangerously

A cadre of visionary women are behind Guild House Hotel—a newly opened boutique hotel that celebrates the history residing in our buildings by giving props to the early feminists who initially occupied the property.

By Sarah Jordan

The Citizen Recommends: Vaginas In Concert

Artist Althea Rao’s collaborative “Vagina Chorus” seeks to open minds and change attitudes about women’s bodies. Catch it Friday at the Barnes.

By Sarah Jordan

Listen Up!

In our divided times, Philadelphia Contemporary explores the healing power of empathetic listening with a 10-year art project that kicked off last month.

By Sarah Jordan

Using Your Voice Against You

In his new book, Penn professor Joseph Turow warns about a growing smart tech industry determined to use our voices in ways that should alarm us. It’s not too late to take back control.

By Sarah Jordan

The Citizen Recommends: Long Bright River

Temple writing professor Liz Moore’s acclaimed new novel is set amidst the Kensington opioid crisis. Here, she talks about finding—and writing—hope within despair

By Sarah Jordan

How Diverse is Your Art Collection?

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts leads the way among American museums in buying art by women and African Americans. It’s about time.

By Sarah Jordan

“Opera is Already in You”

Opera Philadelphia had the guts to overhaul its entire way of presenting opera in 2017. Has the gamble paid off?

By Sarah Jordan

Ideas We Should Steal: Hiring a Bug Czar

Philly is ground zero for bed bugs, and the only big city without a policy to help fight them. Local pest educator Michelle Niedermeier wants to change that

By Sarah Jordan