Ninth Planet presents Homeworld

Homeworld, a new performance for very young audiences in partnership with Painted Bride Art Center. Homeworld is a gentle dance performance created for babies, ages 3 to …

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.

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.

Oliver Lake’s Big Band

Oliver Lake is an artist who needs no introduction. The trailblazing saxophonist and composer returns to the Bride’s stage with his big band, performing numbers …

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.

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, …

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.

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Beautiful photos from our first Resistance Garden event at Philly Forests from @PhillyInquirer staff photographer Charles Fox!

Philly Forests director Jasmine Thompson, right, plays guitars with Leone Green-Love, 2