Earl Hopkins, Philly Inquirer

Earl Hopkins

Philly Inquirer

Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Past articles by Earl:

Breaking barriers and opening doors: Philly artists are finding new spaces to showcase their creations

Philly artists hope more alternative spaces breed added opportunities, buyers. → Read More

Watch the Oscars with Brittany Lynn at Philadelphia Film Society’s annual screening party

Drag queen Brittany Lynn to host the Film Society’s 10th Annual Oscars Party & Screening → Read More

A new visitor center at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, right in time for Philly’s spring tourists

The center will guide tourists to nearby historic sites and offer Philly-themed souvenirs. → Read More

A zoning demolition permit was issued to Philly’s Sigma Sound building. What does that mean?

Confusingly, it does not mean that the building is approved for demolition. → Read More

Local artist, educators praise ‘Abbott Elementary’s Mural Arts episode

The long-standing arts organization took center stage in a new episode of the award-winning ABC show. → Read More

Philadelphia Museum of Art to establish new center for African art

Endowed by museum trustee Ira Brind, the new center will help the museum exhibit and expand its collection of "under-programmed" art from Africa and its diaspora. → Read More

New Philly theater company is creating productions for children with disabilities

Philly Children’s Theatre puts on “sensory-devised” performances that incorporate interactive elements tailored to young children with disabilities. → Read More

‘A museum without walls’: the Atwater Kent collection is now accessible online

Drexel University is bringing George Washington’s writing desk, Joe Frazier’s boxing gloves, and other historical artifacts to an online database. → Read More

Sneaker Con drew Philly’s biggest sneakerheads and collectors

Droves came out to the Philadelphia Convention Center to strike deals and take pictures with rare sneakers. → Read More

New exhibit centers on the legend and legacy of Black Founding Father James Forten and his family

Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" opens this Saturday at the Museum of the American Revolution. → Read More

West Philly native Colman Domingo stars in new Netflix series set in Poconos

The Emmy-winning actor, "Euphoria" star, will "fight for his innocence and his life" as the lead character in a new Netflix conspiracy thriller, "The Madness" → Read More

Show off your Eagles pride. Get discounted tickets to ‘1776′

Forrest Theatre is offering $17.76 tickets to "1776" for guests wearing Eagles gear → Read More

Philly to host its first-ever Sneaker Con event

The convention that attracts sneakers fans will be taking place on Feb. 11 at the Philadelphia Convention Center → Read More

Resetting the metronome: Philly beatmakers build community through monthly meet-ups

In an art form as isolating as solitaire, the Flip a Beat club is building community in Philly's music scene → Read More

No fade on prices: Why Philly barbers are charging $100 and up for haircuts

Local barbers levering their social media presence and growing skills for higher pay. Some customers are here for it. → Read More

Philly filmmaker Walé Oyéjidé captures the beauty of Blackness in his debut feature

"Bravo, Burkina!" premieres at Sundance Jan. 24 and is available to stream online → Read More

Shapiro picks historic Jewish bible from Philly museum for his inauguration

Shapiro will be honoring US Army soldier and Montgomery County resident Herman Hershman with his choice of bible, provided by Philadelphia's Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History. → Read More

Wiz Khalifa Interview: On 'Multiverse,' "See You Again," Shrooms, & More

The rapper runs down some career highlights, including 'Rolling Papers,' "See You Again," and teaming up with Snoop Dogg in 'Mac & Devin Go To High School.' → Read More

Don Toliver closes Rolling Loud's SXSW showcase with thunderous performance

Houston's Don Toliver strikes the SXSW and Rolling Loud showcase stage with thunderous hits and electrifying vocals. → Read More

Young Thug and Gunna set SXSW stage ablaze with Billboard hits, trap anthems

Ticket buyers and SXSW badge holders filled Waterloo Park to see two of the hottest acts in trap-rap for night one of the Billboard/Samsung shows. → Read More