Painted Bride Art Center presents Celebrate Your Vote!
Live Philly Artists Performing at Satellite Election Sites
October 24, October 31, and November 3 from Noon to 1pm
For Immediate Release: October 19, 2020
(Philadelphia, PA) In celebration of our democracy working in action The Bride presents Celebrate Your Vote, a series of on site performances at Philadelphia satellite election sites to serenade voters as they drop off voting ballots. Local Philadelphia performers, featuring Movemakers Philly and Urban Movement Arts youth hip-hop dancers, hand drummer Karen Smith, performance poet Nina Lyrispect, and salsa Maestro Flaco will spread their love at ballot drop off locations on Saturday, October 24, Saturday, October 31 and on election day, Tuesday November 3 from noon to 1pm. Sites include the High School for Creative & Performing Arts, Julia De Burgos Elementary School and Overbrook Elementary School.
This showcase of talents will uplift voters with their artistic voices, reminding us that every vote and every voice counts. “We wanted to celebrate this important civic duty and give voters and our next generation of voters a sense of hope, “ explains Laurel Raczka, Executive Director of the Painted Bride.
Painted Bride Art Center is committed to supporting artists, fostering diversity and inclusivity, and providing a safe and welcoming environment for artists, audiences and communities to explore the human experience. Building on our 50-year legacy, the Bride continues to work with artists and communities to create and present programs that project the most powerful and provocative voices of our time. Now, the Bride is forging a bold new path that invests in bringing the work of artists beyond our walls, beyond our neighborhood, and out into the many communities of Philadelphia through dynamic partnerships. This creative evolution allows the Bride to achieve its mission through a variety of projects that allow for adaptation, scale and reinvention.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, October 24, noon-1pm
The High School for Creative & Performing Arts (CAPA)
901 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia
Saturday, October 31, noon-1pm
Overbrook Elementary School
2032 N. 62nd Street, Philadelphia
Tuesday, November 3, noon-1pm (Election Day)
Julia De Burgos Elementary
401 W Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia