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N. 2nd Street and W. Cambria Streets
Please note this is an updated event address. This space is not ADA compliant.
Post-Show Discussion with Brenda Dixon-Gottschild – Thursday, April 21
Pre-Show Civic Conversation: 2pm – Saturday, April 23
Jack Drummond, Director of the Office of Black Male Engagement, City of Philadelphia
Cathy Harris, Director of Community Murals, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program
Erin Bernard, Creator of Philadelphia Public History Truck
Michael O’Bryan, Program Manager, Village of Arts and Humanities
Mark Beckham, Musician and Youth Advocacy Activist
Celina Velez, M.S.Ed, Music Specialist Teacher, Pan American Academy Charter School
Congolese dancer and choreographer Faustin Linyekula looks at North Philadelphia through movement, storytelling, community, and live music. The work includes King Britt’s musical mixes with musicians Tim Motzer, Heru Shabaka-ra, Anthony Tidd, and dancers from the University of the Arts. Scenography by Jean-Christophe Lanquetin. The performance will take place in a warehouse in North Philadelphia.
Dancers: Chloe Newton, Maya Simmons, Haylee Warner, Matthew Emig, Meredith Pellon, Stephanie Bernal-Villarrea, Lea Sargiotto, Rhiannon Laymon, Indigo Sparks, Cameron Childs
Assistant: Kristel Baldoz
This event is part of Re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia, the Painted Bride’s project focusing on building an expanded archive of cultural memory that includes multiple histories, re-place-ing the established with new narratives and understandings of Philadelphia. Visit www.re-place-ing.org for more information on the project and all the culminating events in April 2016.
Re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.