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Posts tagged "Performance"

FADE: December Edition FADE: December Edition

FADE: December Edition

FADE is an evening of music and celebration that puts queer and trans womxn of color at its center. Each event integrates music, performance, and entertainment to create a safe and engaging space for all attendees. [learn more]

A Glimpse Inside the House of Melanin: The Viewing A Glimpse Inside the House of Melanin: The Viewing

A Glimpse Inside the House of Melanin: The Viewing

The performance art piece, A Glimpse Inside the House of Melanin, debuts on December 1. [learn more]

Chlamydia dell'Arte at Good Good Comedy Theatre Chlamydia dell'Arte at Good Good Comedy Theatre

Chlamydia dell'Arte at Good Good Comedy Theatre

Chlamydia dell'Arte: A Sex-Ed Burlesque, the brainchild of Gigi Naglak and Meghann Williams (ACG '08), is bringing their holiday show to Good Good Comedy Theatre on December 7, 8, and 9. [learn more]

Pirate Jenny's Conspiracy Pirate Jenny's Conspiracy

Pirate Jenny's Conspiracy

Pirate Jenny, the vindictive heroine dreamed up in Kurt Weill’s Threepenny Opera, sails into the 21st century as a modern-day poet and blueswoman. On November 5 at International House, Yolanda Wisher (ACG '08), Philadelphia’s Poet Laureate, imagines this retelling, inspired by Nina Simone’s powerful 1964 cover of the iconic song. Musing on black love and rage, civil rights, and the meaning of womanhood, Wisher presents a can't-miss, tour-de-force performance. [learn more]

Feast of Fools: The Point of No Return Feast of Fools: The Point of No Return

Feast of Fools: The Point of No Return

This Halloween, join Donna Oblongata (ACG '16, '14) and a cast of clowns for an immersive performance that brings you into the world beyond this one while celebrating the painfully human journeys we all take on our way there. Feast of Fools: The Point of No Return happens on October 30 and 31, 7:00 PM at Cobbs Creek Rec Center. [learn more]

Ants on a Log Free Concert! Ants on a Log Free Concert!

Ants on a Log Free Concert!

Ants on a Log plays a free show at the Walnut Street Free Library of Philadelphia (201 S. 40th St.) on November 18 at 2:30 PM. Bring your kids, bring your adults! [learn more]

Jewish Voice for Peace Presents Sukkos (Shpil) in the Park with Judy Jewish Voice for Peace Presents Sukkos (Shpil) in the Park with Judy

Jewish Voice for Peace Presents Sukkos (Shpil) in the Park with Judy

Jewish Voice for Peace Philadelphia members and friends bring you a performance/ritual to celebrate the Jewish harvest holiday of Sukkot, observe the ritual transition of havdalah (end of sabbath), and make collective commitments to each other as strength for the journey. [learn more]

Philadelphia Jazz Project - All Women, All Jazz

DivaNation Philly, a jazz vocalist collective spawned by the Philadelphia Jazz Project and Philadelphia’s stellar, jazz guitar sensation, Monnette Sudler join up to present a concert highlighting a cast of all-female vocalists. [learn more]

Chinatown's Mid-Autumn Festival

Music, dance and activities throughout Chinatown. [learn more]

BlackQuantum Futurism co-presents Distance≠Time at the Icebox Project Space

Distance≠Time, co-presented by Black Quantum Futurism (co-founded by Leeway Board Member Rasheedah Phillips), is an immersive multimedia exhibition investigating the relationships between science and the self. The show runs from September 6 to October 14 at the Icebox Project Space. [learn more]

Wesley Flash presents PRIDE PARADE! during Fringe Arts

Flash (ACG '15) leads an interactive walking tour of historic hot spots in Center City. [learn more]

2017 Teen Rock Camp Showcase 2017 Teen Rock Camp Showcase

Girls Rock Philly presents 2017 Teen Rock Camp Showcase

Girls Rock Philly presents GRPupRISING: Teen Summer Rock Camp Showcase on Saturday, July 15 at Union Transfer. Come out and support over 10 new teen bands performing live after completing a full week of summer rock camp! [learn more]

Performances in Public Spaces Performances in Public Spaces

2017 Performances in Public Spaces

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy is producing Performances in Public Spaces, 50 FREE performances this summer and fall in every neighborhood in the city, supporting local artists and performing arts organizations of all sizes and skill levels to share their work with new audiences. Participating artists and organizations include Power Street Theatre Company and Anne-Marie Mulgrew. [learn more]

Pasión y Arte Performs The Barnes with Raquel Heredia Pasión y Arte Performs The Barnes with Raquel Heredia

Pasión y Arte Performs at The Barnes with Raquel Heredia

Join Pasión y Arte (PyA) on Friday, June 2 at the Barnes Foundation for performances by the PyA ensemble and special guest Raquel Heredia. They will also be showing excerpts from a new work in development by Elba Hevia y Vaca entitled Colonization. [learn more]

A More Perfect Union A More Perfect Union

June First Friday at Asian Arts Initiative

On First Friday, June 2, join Asian Arts Initiative for the opening of A More Perfect Union, an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia case and the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to invalidate laws prohibiting interracial marriage in the United States, as well as a performance and workshop by Tatsuya Nakatani and local members of the Nakatani Gong Orchestra. [learn more]

Theatre en Las Parcelas Theatre en Las Parcelas

Power Street Theatre Company Performs Out of Orbit on June 10

Power Street Theatre Company and ​Norris Square Neighborhood Project present Theatre en Las Parcelas, a series of culturally-resonating performances in a garden space in North Philadelphia. Don't miss Out of Orbit on June 10, a three-character theatre piece that incorporates poetic monologue, movement and music while exploring the complexities of power and privilege, environmental justice, homelessness, ancestral awakenings, and Latinx cultural preservation. [learn more]

StorySlam: Battle Scars StorySlam: Battle Scars

First Person Arts StorySlam: Battle Scars

Lovella Calica hosts StorySlam: Battle Scars at FringeArts on May 23 at 7:00 PM. StorySlam is more than a storytelling competition. It’s an invitation to share five minutes of your life and connect with a room full of people who appreciate a well-told tale. Judges, also selected from the audience, determine the StorySlam winner, who is awarded a $100 prize and a chance to compete in the season finale Grand Slam. [learn more]

Theatre in the X Theatre in the X

Theatre in the X Reading Party: "Seasons" by Biko Eisen-Martin

Theatre in the X and North Philly Peace Park present a play reading of SEASONS by Biko Eisen-Martin, with discussion and dance party, on Friday, May 19, 8:00 PM at North Philly Peace Park. [learn more]

Sanctuary: A Migrant Poetry Showcase

Join Asian Arts Initiative on April 7, 2017 at 7:00 PM for a showcase of poetry performances, featuring local poets and workshop participants of Sanctuary: A Migrant Poetry Workshop, organized by writer and activist Cynthia Dewi Oka (ACG '16), exploring questions of belonging, safety, and identity for (im)migrants in the wake of the 2016 presidential election through poetry arising from migrant traditions. [learn more]

Monnette Sudler Performs at Center City Jazz Festival and More in April

Monnette Sudler (LTA '11, ACG '15, '14) performs in the Outbound Poetry Festival, the Philadelphia Real Book concert, and the Center City Jazz Festival this month. [learn more]

Sarah Mitteldorf and Kaleid Theatre Perform Scape-ing

Sarah Mitteldorf (ACG '15, '12)'s ensemble, Kaleid Theatre, will be performing a new piece, Scape-ing, on April 27-29 in Germantown. Scape-ing is an exploration of hate in space and in the body. Told through dance, plot-lines, poetry, and news articles, Scape-ing is a theatrical investigation of violent human emotions, a personal reflection on the first months of a new administration, and a ritual of compassion. [learn more]

iele paloumpis and Jai Arun Ravine Perform in Shadow Play at BAX

iele paloumpis (ACG '10) and Jai Arun Ravine (ACG '16) are performing in Shadow Play at Brooklyn Arts Exchange in Brooklyn, NY on Friday, March 3. This event, curated by Marissa Perel, is an evening of interdisciplinary performances addressing the shadow aspects of identity, intimacy and community. What kinds of bodies are permitted to survive? What kinds of bodies are worth being cared for? [learn more]

Nimisha Ladva Performs "Uninvited Girl: An Immigrant Story" at Haverford College

Nimisha Ladva (ACG '15) will perform her solo-performance play, "Uninvited Girl: An Immigrant Story," at Haverford College in the Marshall Auditorium on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm. This FREE performance is open to the public. No tickets required. (No late seating.) [learn more]

Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County Presents Music Out Loud Concert on March 4

Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County presents Music Out Loud Concert on March 4. The annual event features musicians Crys Matthews and Summer Osborne and benefits UUCDC's LBGTQ outreach programs. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative Presents Race, Motherhood & Creativity and The PAPA Sessions on March 3 and 20

Asian Arts Initiative presents Race, Motherhood, & Creativity on March 3. Join Jaishri Abichandari, curator of Loving Blackness, as she facilitates a panel discussion with a group of South Asian artists and activists who are all mothers of Black children using their creativity to address racism and bridge cultures. AAI also presents The PAPA Sessions on March 20, an evening showcasing the vibrancy of the Asian American theater and performance community in this quarterly showcase series. [learn more]

Diane Monroe Presents Protest Music for Social Change on March 17

Diane Monroe (ACG '16) and the Diane Monroe Jazz Septet present "What is This Thing Called Freedom?: Protest Music for Social Change," on March 17, 5:00pm at the Johnson House. The evening will feature a short opening lecture, performance/open rehearsal, talk-back, and reception focusing on songs of resistance and progressive imagination. Participants include Leeway Board member Germaine Ingram (ACG '12, LTA '08). [learn more]

Catherine Pancake presents Queering Sound and Image on March 10 and 26

Catherine Pancake (ACG '16) presents Queering Sound and Image, a project consisting of a free workshop and panel on March 10, and a live performance on March 26, both at The Rotunda, focusing on diverse approaches to sound and music for film. Participants include Camae Ayewa (LTA '15, ACG '07) and Iris Devins (ACG '16). [learn more]

Merian Soto (LTA '16) Performs in SunSet on February 7

Merian Soto (LTA '16) and others perform in SunSet, an site-specific, improvised work of movement, voice, experimental video, and music on February 7, presented by The Village of Arts and Humanities. [learn more]

Asian Arts Initiative November 2016 Events

Asian Arts Initiative will open group exhibition I Bear Witness on November 4 and showcase theatre piece What Fuels Development? on November 4, 5 and 6. [learn more]

Naima Lowe’s Trouble Opens At The Art Department

Former Board Member Naima Lowe's opening reception for her solo show, Trouble, at The Art Department will take place November 4. [learn more]