Make Art? Have It Reviewed Here

Lori Waxman, the 60 wrd/min art critic, is seeking Philadelphia artists who want quick, real-time, professional reviews of their work

By Lauren McCutcheon

“A Place Where Everyone Comes Together”

The architect of Central Park’s Edenic resurgence has retired to our own Rittenhouse Square, where he is the most well-versed park volunteer. Here’s what he thinks we can learn from NYC

By Christine Speer Lejeune

Fun Things to Do in Philly this Weekend (and Week)

The Fringe Festival hits full swing. O23 kicks off. Sausage fest in South Philly. End of summer fun along the Delaware River.

By Lauren McCutcheon and Christina Griffith

Art for Change: The TikTok Historian

Isa Segalovich brings critical race theory to the short video site. Can she defy the platform’s notorious frivolity in favor of serious discussion?

By RJ Rushmore

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club with Jonathan Evison

The MSNBC host welcomes best-selling author Jonathan Evison to talk about his semi-autobiographical examination of identity versus the American Dream, Lawn Boy

By Ali Velshi

Big Rube’s Philly: The DreamSleeve

The Philly photographer, chef, and style forerunner reconnects with MaryAnn Morris, a longtime friend who’s pursuing her passion for fashion by hand-making a must-have accessory. Fabolous is a fan.

By Reuben Harley

Art Is Social Justice

In an excerpt from a new book commemorating the Barnes Foundation’s 100th anniversary, Mural Arts’ Jane Golden and the Barnes’s Valerie Gay argue for art as a tool for social justice

By Martha Lucy

20+ Philly Education Organizations to Support

How to help students in Philadelphia? Give a hand to any of these initiatives, organizations that are already doing the good work to support students, educators and communities

By The Philadelphia Citizen Staff