Dance

Salsa Caliente Three Kings Edition 2018

For seasoned salseros and novices alike, Salsa Caliente! is Philly’s premier salsa nightlife series. Inspired by the New York City club scene of the 60s, Caliente invites dancers of any skill level or walk of life to enjoy the live energy of Latin music together. It’s a vision brought to life by Jesse Bermudez, founder of La Asociación de Músicos Latino Americanos (AMLA) and long-time Painted Bride collaborator.

Of An Age/In These Times

Of An Age/In These Times is an interactive and inspiring visual companion to the BrideNext performance projects. With two unique gallery exhibits and an interactive component …

Cynthia Oliver’s Virago-Man Dem

Cynthia Oliver’s latest evening-length, dance theater work, Virago-Man Dem, navigates black masculinities, a departure for Oliver, whose 25 year career has thus far been dedicated to excavating black female worlds.

7th Annual K-NOW Festival

The Won Institute and Korean Culture Foundation present a celebration of contemporary Korean arts and culture at the seventh annual K-NOW Festival.

Philly Nutt Crak-Up 2017

By popular demand, ContempraDANCE Theatre’s “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” is back at Painted Bride for another season of sheer entertainment. Join the infamous Rappin SugarPlum Fairy, battling Hip Hoppin Rats, City Hall Dolls, Captain Philadelphia and Liberty Belle-Anne, as they are sure to amaze audiences with this  “nutty” take-off of the classic Nutcracker.

And Still they Rose: The Legacy of Black Philadelphians in Ballet

The history of Black Philadelphians in classical ballet dates back to the early 1930’s. In this in-depth panel discussion, dance icons Joan Myers Brown of Philadanco and Delores Browne of The New York Negro Ballet recount the early years as dancers. From training with trailblazers like Sydney King and Marion Cuyjet, to studying with World renown English choreographer Anthony Tudor, their stories are a master class on ballet, blackness, and how they intersect here in Philadelphia. Accompanying this illuminating talk will be a visual exhibit of portraiture by Eva Mueller.

Courtyard Dancers’ Facing East

“Facing East” celebrates the richness and diversity of Indian dance and music artists in Philadelphia. We move together to create something moving.

Almanac’s Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes

Almanac presents an updated version of its 2015 work Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes: absurd, intimate, heart-rending and breath-taking, Leaps defies categorization as self-impressed …

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