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Posts tagged "Performance"

Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela Album Release Event on November 17

Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela (ACG '12, LTA '05) will be releasing her album, No Otro Lado, with a live performance, video screenings, and a panel discussion. [learn more]

Día de los Muertos Celebrations at Fleisher Art Memorial

Join Fleisher and the official Día de los Muertos committee La Calaca Flaca for their annual celebration of the Mexican holiday. [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]

Theatre in the X Presents The Wiz

Headed by LaNeshe Miller-White (ACG '15, '13), Theater in the X is a community theatre organization committed to providing access to quality productions to the West Philadelphia community at no cost. [learn more]

Pratima Agrawal (ACG '18) to be featured in PAPA Mini-Residency Showcase

Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists Mini-Residency will showcase work from selected members of their inaugural cohort, including one of Leeway's newest Art and Change Grantees. [learn more]

Eiko Fan's Art is Food Lecture and Interactive Performance

Local artist Eiko Fan (LTA '12; WOO '98) will share her 48 years of artistic evolution and invite the audience to be a part of her wood sculpture performance in this special interactive artist talk and workshop. No experience necessary! [learn more]

Power Street Theatre Company presents Las Mujeres

A play, by Erlina Ortiz, centering the voices of marginalized womyn from Herstory’s past. Las Mujeres will premiere at West Kensington Ministry in March 2018 for Womyn’s Herstory Month. [learn more]

Dual Face | Dwimuka at International House

Renowned Indonesian cross-gender dancer Didik Nini Thowok creates a unique and radiant artistic world. [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]

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]