The Citizen Recommends: The Sicilian Inheritance

In her new Philly novel, bestselling author and podcaster Jo Piazza explores a century-old murder, women’s strengths — and her own unresolved family mystery. Then, she turned it into a true crime podcast

By Olivia Kram

The Citizen Recommends: Embracing the Light

Mural Arts Philadelphia and First Person Arts have partnered on a community project that explores the pain of suicide through theater and art. See the performance on March 16

By Natalie Pompilio

The Citizen Recommends: Pardon Me

Shuja Moore’s short film about the benefits — to all of us — of pardons for returning citizens screens Monday in West Philly

By Rachel Wisniewski

The Citizen Recommends: “Talking” To Your Dead Loved Ones

A Rail Park installation allows a grieving local writer to call her deceased parents and convey thoughts that are “carried by the wind.”

By Natalie Pompilio

The Citizen Recommends: Reading Promise Week

A weeklong celebration of literacy seeks to empower Philadephians of all ages to find strength, and joy, in literacy.

By Erinda Sheno

The Citizen Recommends: Alex G Concert to Benefit Make the World Better

Former Eagle Connor Barwin’s annual fundraiser to rebuild city parks features the Philly-born singer songwriter, a tailgate party with special guests and a chance to rock out for good

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen Recommends: BlackStar Film Festival 2023

The Philadelphia-born pillar of excellence in film celebrates BIPOC-made movies and the people who make them — with care for all

By Kiersten A. Adams

The Citizen Recommends: Biking 158 miles from Philly to Harrisburg

The nonprofit We Love Philly is leading a bike ride from August 17 to August 20 to raise awareness for Act 158. Join them for all or part of the journey in support of high school students throughout the Commonwealth.

By Jessica Blatt Press