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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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Secret Show: Josh Campbell

Secret Show: Josh Campbell

Josh Campbell conjures a world in all three of the Bride’s main spaces that confronts the challenges of Black and brown people in Aleppo, Baltimore, Charleston, and beyond.

Mar 27, 2017

Steve Lehman & Sélébéyone

Steve Lehman & Sélébéyone

. Lehman’s music has always drawn from disparate sources in distinctive ways, but with Sélébéyone, he takes an unexpected turn: drawing, from modern jazz, Senegalese rap, live electronics, and underground hip-hop, to create a unique form of urban experimentalism

Mar 24, 2017

The Body Wails, The Body Restores

The Body Wails, The Body Restores

Dancer/Choreographers Lela Aisha Jones and Vershawn Sanders Ward present a riveting series of performances weaving contemporary reflections on the race, womanhood, trauma, history, and their various intersections.

Mar 16, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017

“AWO”: West African Dance & Drum Musical Play

“AWO”: West African Dance & Drum Musical Play

“AWO” (ah-wo) which means secrets in the Yoruba language of Nigeria follows Fèyísàrá at the primordial stages of discovering her destiny (ayanmo). Fèyísàrá travels back home after 2 years of learning awo (the secrets) of long life and enduring prosperity from her elder (orisa), Olokun.

Mar 10, 2017

SOMI

SOMI

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

Mar 4, 2017

Secret Show: Doug Greene

Secret Show: Doug Greene

Imminent death looms large in Doug Greene’s Secret Show. It’s no secret that everybody dies, but what Doug plans to reveal might just take your breath away.

Feb 27, 2017

Salsa Caliente: Valentine’s Day Edition 2017

Salsa Caliente: Valentine’s Day Edition 2017

Singles and Couples alike shake off the winter chill and heat up the dance floor at this Valentine’s Day dance class, party, and concert. Learn salsa basics from expert instructor, Maestro Flaco, and then try out your new moves to the sounds of El Combo Melaza during this romantic evening of live music.

Feb 11, 2017

ILL DOOTS

ILL DOOTS

This is a raging live beast of a band featuring: a bassist, drummer, percussionist, two emcees, two guitarists, and occasional appearances from a horn section, other emcees, and singers.

Feb 4, 2017

Soul Inspiration

Soul Inspiration

Soul Inspiration is a visual art exhibition to honor six African American figures who inspired a generation of human and civil rights workers in Philadelphia, and the nation: William Still, James Forten, Richard Allen, Cecil B. Moore, Rev. Leon Sullivan and Paul L Robeson

Feb 3, 2017 - Mar 25, 2017

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