Frightfully Philadelphia: See 2016 Halloween Highlights in Philly's Best .

The 2016/2017 Theater Season

The King and I will be staged as part of the Broadway series at the Academy of Music.  Steve Martin and Martin Short are bringing their show to the Kimmel Center.  Step Afrika! is bringing their current production to the Annenberg Center.
The King of Siam and the British governess. Steve Martin and Martin Short. Step Afrika! at the Annenberg Center. Mickey Mouse on skates. And, of course, The Nutcracker   for the holidays, in not one but two productions this year. The 2016-2017 theater season in Philly has got it all. 

Self-portrait by Frida Kahlo, 1932.
Mexican Modernism at the Museum  

The Philadelphia Museum of Art this week opens its latest big show, Paint the Revolution, Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950 Hundreds of paintings, murals and photographs by the country's leading 20th century artists including Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo will be showcased in the exhibition, open through Jan. 8, 2017.

Robot Revolution has begun at the Franklin Institute.

Wells Fargo Center books a "Powerhouse: Trey Soongz, Wiz Khalifah, Meek Mill and Jeezy" for 
Friday, Oct. 28. 


The National Museum of American Jewish History celebrates the Rock & Roll Revolution with a look back at Bill Graham, empresario of the Fillmore Auditorium. Above, Van Morrison performs "These Dreams of You" in 1970.