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Counting to 10 Leads to Emmy Win for Temple Graduate

Eli LaBan will probably start checking his spam folder more often. The recent Temple University grad — he studied media studies and production — received...

Concert to Honor Music School Founder and Highlight Children’s Skills

Nelly Berman wanted to instill the value of hard work and competition in the children she taught at the Nelly Berman School of Music...

Artist to Cross the ‘Bridge to Somewhere’

Mira Treatman has been afraid of heights since she was a child. So naturally, her upcoming SoLow Fest performance will take place on the Benjamin...

‘Wonder Woman’ A Hit Among Jews, Too

While female superhero fans have spent years in the worlds of the many Chris-es of the Avengers (Hemsworth, Evans, et al.) as they adorn...

Marker Highlights Composer Lost in History

A crowd gathered at 419 Pine St., the birthplace of Marc Blitzstein, on a 90-some degree June 12. Curious passersby across the street looked over...

Film Explores Secret Pasts of Holocaust Survivors

Israeli filmmaker Avi Nesher views himself as a psychiatrist for the State of Israel. “Israel is completely overrun by the past,” he explained. “The...

‘The Lost Letter’ Travels Decades, ‘Famous Nathan’ Defines American Dream

The Lost Letter Jillian Cantor $26, hardcover Riverhead Books, June 13 It’s rare to read a story set during the Holocaust and associate it with a love story...

Igniting the Spirit of Revolution Through Pop-up Art Series

If you walk around Old City and Society Hill from now until July 4, you may notice some art pieces that grab your attention....

(Curly) Shuffle on Over to the Stoogeum

The Philadelphia area doesn’t lack for museums, both traditional and offbeat — the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Insectarium, to name two — but don’t...

Books for Bibliophile Beachgoers

Even if you — like me — are not the biggest fan of the sticky heat of summer, there are few things more enjoyable...