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?
This acclaimed jazz singer-songwriter straddles the worlds of soul, and pop, and musical traditions from Rwanda and Uganda.
How do we stay human? The alternative universe created in Mr’s Secret Show will move through time and space in a bizarre, surprising, and incredibly sincere experience that will take over the entire Bride space — even places audiences have never been allowed before!
Praised as “a true treat for the adventurous ear” (TimeOut NY), Bombay Rickey is a five-piece band with a unique sound evocative of 1960s movie soundscapes. The group plays both covers and original music that borrow equally from the worlds of surf rock, cumbia, spaghetti-Western, and Bollywood, balanced out with soaring operatic vocals.
BrideNext is a new initiative designed to engage and support Philadelphia’s emerging generation of artists, city workers, and activists.
Every fourth Monday of the month, Secret Show invites emerging and esteemed local artists to take over the Painted Bride stage and produce the hour-long artistic experience of their dreams. The catch? You can’t know any details about the show until the lights go down and the curtain rises!
In the years between the two World Wars, the Dada movement questioned, altered, teased and undermined the very idea of art. A century later, trumpeter Dave Douglas and pianist Frank Woeste draw inspiration from that “art of reinvention” with their collaborative album Dada People. Co-presented with Ars Nova Workshop.
Basketball, block parties, traffic stops, learning how to survive while Black in America. Wallace takes us on a ride through North Philly on a night he won’t forget.
This group exhibition showcases four couples all sharing and interesting dynamic: one person is a painter, one person is a poet.
When Myths Meet, a two-person exhibition of artists who weave together a highly abstract and expressive style with representational imagery.
This fundraiser will feature a magical, whimsical, mischievous evening with a feast, open bar and cocktails, auction, raffle, and dancing to the earth shaking rhythms of PhillyBloco.