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SELDOM SEEN: A COMMUNITY-SOURCED EXHIBITION

SELDOM SEEN: A COMMUNITY-SOURCED EXHIBITION

We want to see Philadelphia through your eyes.

Apr 1, 2016 - May 31, 2016

Yarn

Yarn

Led by Lynda Grace, “Yarn” is a free, new series of crafting events for knitters, crocheters, and anyone engaged in needlework. You will meet other knitters, crocheters and needle crafters and collaborate with other makers to create an original work of art which will be exhibited at the Painted Bride when completed.

Apr 2, 2016 - May 7, 2016

Scenes from the Life of a Young Man from Philadelphia

Scenes from the Life of a Young Man from Philadelphia

Created by Philadelphia reedist and conductor Elijah Thomas, and featuring some of the best and brightest musical talents in the city, this hour-long musical narrative is composed of short symphonic poems, depicts defining moments, circumstances, and aspects of the life of a young black musician.

Apr 30, 2016

217 Boxes of Dr. Henry Anonymous

217 Boxes of Dr. Henry Anonymous

Revealing the man who insisted homosexuality was not a disease.

May 5, 2016 - May 7, 2016

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Canadian saxophonist and flutist Jane Bunnett has been long revered for her adventures into Cuban jazz. Now, with the all-female sextet, Maqueque, the four-time JUNO Award winner combines Afro-Cuban rhythms, exhilarating jazz, and soulful vocals into one scintillating sound.

May 13, 2016

Titus

Titus

Meet Titus. He’s a 10 year-old boy on the edge – literally on the roof of his school – confronted by a problem that seems unsolvable.

May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016

Dance with the Bride 2016

Dance with the Bride 2016

Celebrate the Bride’s 47th anniversary at the biggest dance party of the year. Our annual fundraiser and feast will feature a full course meal, an open bar, and infectious, live rhythms from the furiously funky Breakwater. Not to mention there will be auctions, prizes, and did we say dancing?

Jun 4, 2016

Animal Farm to Table

Animal Farm to Table

Can we achieve a food utopia? Conceived and directed by Mike Durkin, this new take on dinner theatre uses subject matter, philosophy, and themes from George Orwell’s Animal Farm to explore ideas of food hierarchy, ethical food consumption, and where Philadelphia’s food comes from.

Jun 10, 2016 - Jun 11, 2016

The Art of I Am

The Art of I Am

The Art of I Am”, ultimately shares close to true tales that challenge the standards of beauty, sexuality, belonging and rediscovering identity in a world which Crystal never fit into.

Jun 17, 2016

Michele Rosewoman & New Yor-Uba

Michele Rosewoman & New Yor-Uba

Oru de Oro, a new work by pioneering jazz pianist Michele Rosewoman, is a ‘body of music’ focused around the bata drums and a traditional sequence of sacred rhythms called the Oru Seco.

Jun 18, 2016

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