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Dance with the Bride 2015

Dance with the Bride 2015

Celebrate the Bride’s 46th anniversary at the biggest dance party of the year. Hosted at gorgeous Material Culture, this party and fundraiser includes a buffet-style meal from acclaimed Chef Aliza Green, live rhythms from Philly Blocco, auctions, prizes, and did we say dancing?

Apr 25, 2015

Somi

Somi

This acclaimed jazz singer-songwriter straddles the worlds of soul, and pop, and musical traditions from Rwanda and Uganda.

Mar 7, 2015

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49th Annual Dance with the Bride

49th Annual Dance with the Bride

Join us for our annual Dance with the Bride gala as we celebrate our 49th anniversary and our vision for the future! This special evening features a feast, open bar, silent auction, raffle, as well as live music and performances. This is one celebration you definitely won’t want to miss.

Yosvany Terry Afro-Cuban Sextet

Yosvany Terry Afro-Cuban Sextet

Cuban-born saxophonist and composer Yosvany Terry, along with his powerhouse Afro-Cuban Sextet, blends musical influences from West Africa, Cuba, and American jazz.

May 11, 2018

Ananya Dance Theater’s Shyamali: Sprouting Words

Ananya Dance Theater’s Shyamali: Sprouting Words

  Audré Lorde cautioned: “Your silence will not protect you.” Shyamali: Sprouting Words explores how dissent fuels life force and growth, recognizes the courage of …

May 4, 2018 - May 5, 2018

any.body.here / Magdalena

any.body.here / Magdalena

What do you call yourself and what happens when words are not enough and the meaning or the memory disappears?

Pitch Dance For(u)m presents two intimate solo works by Tania Isaac and Gabri Christa. Tania Isaac’s work, any.body.here, is a series of movement vignettes that, with the audience’s help, unpacks the question of identity and how we define ourselves. Magdalena, a multimedia dance work by Gabri Christa, takes on the life of Gabri’s mother, revealing issues of race, trauma, immigration, motherhood,Dutch colonialism, and through it all: dementia.

Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018

Abu Sadiya

Abu Sadiya

Ars Nova Workshop and Painted Bride Arts Center are pleased to present the Philadelphia premiere of Abu Sadiya, the world-jazz trio bringing together French-Tunisian saxophonist Yacine Boularès, …

Apr 20, 2018

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil

Snakeoil’s live show balances compositional rigor with fluid group improvisation. Hypnotic rhythms and long, seductive melodies collide with jagged dissonances and surprising textural shifts.

Apr 15, 2018

Old and Unwise

Old and Unwise

Old and Unwise is based on a series of images visual artist Steve Byram and musician/photographer Tim Berne compiled for their 2015 art book, Spare. Byram’s drawing are composed digitally from an assortment of source drawings—or “spare parts”—while Berne’s photographs were taken during his spare time while on tour.

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Apr 15, 2018 - May 13, 2018

Rock to the Future’s 5th Annual Music for All Ball

Rock to the Future’s 5th Annual Music for All Ball

This year, we’re giving the Music for All Ball a brand new sound. Hosted by guest emcee Jammin’ Jessie of Radio 104.5, Philly musicians will …

Apr 14, 2018

Tamagawa Taiko Drum & Dance Troupe

Tamagawa Taiko Drum & Dance Troupe

Rooted in ancient Japanese tradition, Tamagawa’s high-energy performances have garnered competitive awards in Japan as well as rave reviews in the states. Tamagawa’s nearly thirty drummers and dancers from Tamagawa University take the stage in a visual and audio spectacle to light up audiences of all ages. The group is led by a great Kabuki-dance master, Isaburoh Hanayagi.

Apr 8, 2018

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