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.
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.
Cuban-born saxophonist and composer Yosvany Terry, along with his powerhouse Afro-Cuban Sextet, blends musical influences from West Africa, Cuba, and American jazz.
Audré Lorde cautioned: “Your silence will not protect you.” Shyamali: Sprouting Words explores how dissent fuels life force and growth, recognizes the courage of …
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.
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, …
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.
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.
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 …
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.