The Citizen Recommends: Beethoven in Beijing

A soaring new documentary from Sam Katz's History Making Productions explores the Philadelphia Orchestra’s role in the revival of classical music in China almost 50 years ago ... and the lasting global impact today

By Christine Speer Lejeune

The Citizen Recommends: Art for Social Justice

“Points of Connection”—a collection of 10 portraits by the DA’s first-ever artist-in-residence—offers a moving look at the people impacted by, and impacting, our justice system

By Christine Speer Lejeune

The Citizen Recommends: The Grain Train

Grains of all varieties are finally having their “hay” day—and for good reason. Chefs and farmers at Sunday’s event will demonstrate their value, to health, the planet and, most of all, taste

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: They Carried Us

A riveting new tome by two local educator/activists chronicles the lives of 95 African-American female trailblazers and their impact in Philly

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: LegalLine P.M.

The Bar Association’s free legal advice hotline is held every third Wednesday of the month. Because everyone needs a lawyer at some point

By Michael Butler

The Citizen Recommends: Black History Untold’s “Revolution”

Sofiya Ballin discusses the latest installment of her Black History Untold series, which debuts at the Museum of the American Revolution

By Jared Michael Lowe

The Citizen Recommends: A Conversation with Emma Copley Eisenberg

Join the director of Philly writers hub Blue Stoop as she debuts her new book, a coming-of-age tale about murder, self-discovery and being a woman in America

By Kiersten A. Adams

The Citizen Recommends: Venture Cafe Philly

The Science Center’s weekly meetup draws more than 200 innovators every week for free programming, networking and games. Everyone is welcome.

By Jessica Blatt Press