We want to see Philadelphia through your eyes.
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.
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.
Revealing the man who insisted homosexuality was not a disease.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.