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Posts tagged "Music"

Camae Ayewa (LTA '15, ACG '07) Receives 2019 Grant to Artists

The New York–based nonprofit Foundation for Contemporary Arts has named 18 artists who will receive unrestricted grants of $40,000 in its 2019 grant cycle, including Ayewa. [learn more]

Susan Lankin Watts (ACG '17, '12) Directs Soul Songs: Inspiring Women of Klezmer

Presented in conjunction with Philadelphia Folklore Project, Watts brings together three generations of women keeping this musical tradition alive. [learn more]

Ants On A Log Performing at Philly FringeArts Festival

The feminist children's musical duo return with a special performance in 2018. [learn more]

Zubeydah Muzeyyen and Camae Ayewa featured in Pitchfork

Zubeyda Muzeyyen (ACG '16) (aka DJ Haram) and Camae Ayewa (LTA '15, ACG '07) (aka Moor Mother) make up the duo 700 Bliss. 700 Bliss was recently featured on Pitchfork for their debut EP Ring the Alarm.  Read more. [learn more]



Sara Zia Ebrahimi (LTA '14, ACG '13, '09) a.k.a. DJ Cardigan headlines PARTY BAZI at Bushwick Public House in Brooklyn, NY on February 9 with Yavaran and Lil Banned Man. [learn more]

Camae Ayewa/Moor Mother Presents Exhibition at Performances at The Kitchen

Winner of The Kitchen’s inaugural Emerging Artist Award, Camae Ayewa/Moor Mother (LTA '15, ACG '07) presents an exhibition and performances showcasing the creative process of her second solo album using soundscape installation, film, collage, and poetry. The exhibition will be on view February 21 - March 17 at The Kitchen in New York City, and performances take place March 6 and 7. [learn more]

An Afternoon with Monnette Sudler An Afternoon with Monnette Sudler

An Afternoon with Monnette Sudler

Experience a special musical gift to the Germantown community from guitar legend Monnette Sudler and her Quartet on Sunday, December 17th at 3:00 pm at the Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library. [learn more]

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]

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]

Chinatown's Mid-Autumn Festival

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

Symphony for a Broken Orchestra Info Session Symphony for a Broken Orchestra Info Session

Symphony for a Broken Orchestra Info Session

Learn more about how you can get involved in the Symphony for a Broken Orchestra project at a happy hour mixer and information session hosted by SOUTH Kitchen and Jazz Parlor (600 N. Broad Street) on Tuesday, August 15 at 5:00 PM. Staff from Temple Contemporary will be on hand to provide an overview of the project and information on the variety of ways you can be a part of this experience. Complimentary food and drink will be provided. [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]

Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait

Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait

Hurry Up and Wait is a juried exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative, curated by Adriel Luis. They invite submissions by artists working in visual art, literary arts, and performing arts on the subject of migration and immigration. Deadline is July 10. [learn more]

Electrifest: Lgbt/qpoc wellness and healthcare fest!

ELECTRIFEST ---- an event for LGBTQ folks navigating healthcare, wellness, and institutional trauma through radical music and art ---- April 8-9, 2017 [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]

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]

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]

Valerie Gay & Friends In Recital: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Valerie Gay (ACG '14) is performing a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring the work of African American composers along with Ruth Naomi Floyd (LTA '06, WOO '03, HM '96) [learn more]

Marie Alarcón and Yolanda Wisher Perform in I Wonder What Else Could Be Different Around Here

Yolanda Wisher will perform with Marie Alarcón in I Wonder What Else Could Be Different Around Here at the Institute of Contemporary Art on September 17. DJ Cardigan, Leeway Foundation Program Director Sara Zia Ebrahimi, will spin a mix in response to the ICA's new exhibition, The Freedom Principle. [learn more]

Lancaster Avenue Jazz Festival Features Leeway Grantees

Monette Sudler and Pheralyn Dove, will perform at the 10th Annual Lancaster Avenue Jazz & Arts Festival on July 16. [learn more]

A Seed On Diamond Gallery Presents Exhibition and Music

A Seed On Diamond Gallery (124 Diamond St) presents Aspirations of the Lost, the Longing and the Ignored, with the opening reception Friday, March 18 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. As well, musical event with Drum Like A Lady, in celebration of the artist will be held Saturday, March 19 at 7:00 pm. [learn more]

Art with a Heart: Female Empowerment

The Kind Institute (1242 Point Breeze Ave) is holding Art with a Heart: Female Empowerment, celebrating Woman's History Month, which includes a blend of artists and musicians from Philadelphia and the surrounding area and will be taking place Friday March 4, 6:00pm – 9:00pm. [learn more]

Shifting the Gaze: Women in Music Panel

Women are everywhere in the music industry – but does visibility lend itself to equality? Wednesday, January 27at 6 PM at Kelly Writers House 3805 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 [learn more]

New Web Series by Azia Squire

The show follows a young and ambitious black drummer, Kayla, who moves to South Philly looking for her big break [learn more]

DJ Precolumbian Featured in Mask Magazine

Featuring producers from across the Americas, South Africa, and elsewhere, Precolumbian has put together the kind of mix that begs for multiple listens. [learn more]

Germantown Stars Under the Stars

M. Nazadi Keita (ACG '14, WOO '03), Monnette Sudler (ACG '14, LTA '11), Sonia Sanchez (LTA '05), Trapeta Mayson (ACG '14, LTA '07), Yolanda Wisher (ACG '08) are performing in Germantown's Historic Vernon Park on August 7. [learn more]

Chana Rothman's Rainbow Train Release Party

Chana Rothman's (ACG '13) family-friendly album release party for Rainbow Train, music to invite every child to co-create a world free of gender barriers, on May 3 at William Way. [learn more]

Liberian Women’s Chorus For Change At International House of Philadelphia

The Liberian Women’s Chorus for Change, featuring Leeway grantees Fatu Gayflor (LTA '12) and Tokay Tomah (LTA '14, ACG '14), is performing at the International House of Philadelphia on March 6. Admission is $15 for the public, $10 for IHP members and $8 for students. [learn more]