David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to the Opera Company of Philadelphia's season-opening performance of Bizet's Carmen. A full house is expected at the Academy of Music with thousands witnessing the performance in a live simulcast on Independence Mall.
Jim Cotter takes us to the Penn Museum for an innovative new exhibition. The look and content of Imagine Africa will evolve over the coming year through visitor and local community feedback.
Susan Lewis looks at a new exhibition of the product designs of one of the world's leading architects, Zaha Hadid, now at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.