Arts & Culture

PPP loans went to Philly museums that still laid off staff, report says

The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Zoo, and Franklin Institute, were among the most heavily subsidized local cultural institutions in the country.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

WITF Music: The History of Third Stream

For over 40 years, one of Central PA's iconic jazz ensembles continues to make music.
By Joe Ulrich

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Visitors are returning to Pittsburgh museums, sometimes at pre-pandemic levels

The coronavirus pandemic is as big a challenge as most Pittsburgh arts groups have ever faced. But while performance troupes are only just beginning to resume indoor, in-person performances, many of the city’s museums say attendance has been rebounding for months.

By Bill O'Driscoll/WESA

El Festival Hispano de Harrisburg regresa presencial con música, gastronomía y vacunación

 El festival estará abierto el 18 de septiembre de 10:00 am a 3:00 pm en 13th y Derry Streets.

By Gabriela Martínez

Harrisburg Hispanic heritage festival back in-person with music, food and vaccines

The Latino Hispanic American Community Center is celebrating its 11th annual Hispanic heritage festival Saturday in Harrisburg.

By Gabriela Martínez

WITF Music: The Part Time Managers

Ian Carroll and George William’s performances combine folk tunes, traditional instrumentals and good advice.

By Joe Ulrich

Pittsburgh museum returns lion attack display to public view

X-rays have confirmed that the figure contains a human skull and jaw, presenting an ethical problem for the museum, which does not know where those remains originated.

By The Associated Press