Fun Things to Do in Philly This Week + Weekend

Dîner en Blanc hits a top-secret location in Philly, your last chance to visit The Oval XP this season, Clay Fest 2022 and more fun things to check out in Philly this week and weekend

By Josh Middleton

Citizen Recap: Higginbotham Mural Paint Day

Heat couldn’t keep West Philadelphia neighbors away from contributing to a legacy public work of art

By Lauren McCutcheon

Art for Change: The Institutional Critic

The next in a series with Forman Arts Initiative profiles Maia Chao, whose anthropology-informed art practice challenges institutions of museums, schools, and more

By Morgan Nitz

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club on Speak with Laurie Halse Anderson

The MSNBC anchor speaks with the author of a YA book about sexual assault

By Ali Velshi

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club on Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The MSNBC anchor speaks with Mark Twain scholar Matthew Seybold about the still-scandalous American classic

By Lauren McCutcheon

Art for Change: The R&B Eclectic

The next in a series with the Forman Arts Initiative profiles Suzanne Sheer, the singer, songwriter and Khemist collaborator who is taking over the city with her new album, The Blue Hour

By Morgan Nitz

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club with J. Woodson

The MSNBC anchor shares the first poetry of his banned book club, featuring "Brown Girl Dreaming"

By Ali Velshi

The Color of Law: Watch Our Higginbotham Mural Kickoff

The Citizen, Mural Arts and Penn Law unveiled artist Shawn Theodore's design for a new mural tribute to Judge A. Leon Higginbotham in West Philly. Watch the fun here.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy