Art for Change: “Like Being In Therapy With God.”

At 25, Philadelphia artist Nazeer Sabree has gained a national reputation for his complicated portraits of young Black men and women. The next in a collaboration with Forman Arts Initiative

By RJ Rushmore

Jason Kelce, Our Favorite Psyop

Don’t let the conspiracy theories surrounding Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce distract you. The real person to watch is the Eagles’ belly-bearing, daughter-loving, Disney-going center for signs as to who’ll occupy the White House next year.

By Lauren McCutcheon

Arts, Culture and Brotherly Love

Gregory Walker’s Harlem Renaissance-style salons for The Brother’s Network invite Black men to celebrate their art, knowledge and greatness. Join them Friday for a book talk about race in America

By James Peterson

Art for Change: The Soundmaker

Penn music technology professor Eugene Lew experiments with electronic music and sound. His latest project: a collaboration with textile weavers.

By Logan Cryer

Your 2024 Good (Philadelphia) Citizen Calendar

The dates you need and things to do in Philadelphia to make this year your civic best

By Lauren McCutcheon

How Special is A Philly Special Christmas Special?

The Citizen’s music reviewer (OK, social media manager), strongly dislikes Christmas music — yet strongly loves the Eagles. Here, she reviews Kelce and co.’s latest holiday album — all of it

By Olivia Kram

Art for Change: The Composer’s Composer

Composer Bree Lowdermilk is bucking the norms of musical theater by writing shows with gender-expansive casts, taking feedback from 4-year-olds, and maybe even mounting a children’s musical on an abandoned pier.

By RJ Rushmore

The Citizen Recommends: Stand Up & Shout

Philly-raised filmmakers Mike Jackson, Ty Stiklorius and Amy Schatz — along with John Legend — debut their short documentary about Hill-Freedman high school songwriters November 7. Watch it on HBO — and then see the kids at our Ideas We Should Steal Festival

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy