‘Re-Covering the Ney’

PhD candidate Juan Castrillón created an exhibition of classic reed flutes—and even with Van Pelt closed, you can still visit it online and watch him play one.

Her General Tubman

In Lorene Cary’s new play—her first—Harriet Tubman shuttles between leading a Civil War raid that freed hundreds of enslaved plantation workers and a men’s prison in present-day Philadelphia, where she finds love and recruits soldiers for the Union Army. The path to its production was complicated, too.