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April 14, 2014

See Dynamic Dance Troupe Philadanco Perform Blood, Sweat, And Dance In The Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater, April 17-19

Philadelphia’s much-loved contemporary dance troupe Philadanco takes the stage on its home turf this week for its annual spring performance series at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, April 17-19. Launched by National Medal of the Arts-recipient Joan Myers Brown as a dance school in 1970, Philadanco has evolved into internationally acclaimed dance troupe, [...]

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February 24, 2014

The Philadelphia Orchestra Hosts A Relaxed Evening Of Music And Dance In Its First TuneIN Concert This Thursday, February 27

Though it’s hard to improve upon the experience of taking in a concert by the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra, this week the orchestra offers up the opportunity to catch the beautiful music in relaxed come one, come all atmosphere. On Thursday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. our city’s orchestra debuts a brand-new way to engage with [...]

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January 28, 2014

Roundup: Where To Celebrate Black History Month With Exhibitions, Special Events, Performances And More, All February Long

Since Philadelphia’s earliest days, African-American culture has played an influential role in shaping the city’s personality. This February, Philadelphia celebrates that heritage and Black History Month with special events, exhibitions, film screenings and other activities. Locals and visitors can join members of the esteemed Tiberino family of artists on guided tours of The Unflinching Eye: [...]

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December 5, 2013

Catch Philadanco Perform For The Holidays At The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts This Weekend, December 6-8

Philadelphia’s beloved contemporary dance troupe Philadanco celebrates famed African-American choreographer Christopher Huggins in its annual winter performance series at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, December 6-8. Launched by National Medal of the Arts-recipient Joan Myers Brown as a dance school in 1970, Philadanco has evolved into internationally acclaimed dance troupe, traveling [...]

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December 2, 2013

Roundup: Top Holiday Theater, Music And Dance Performances On Stage This Season In Philadelphia

[This holiday season, let Uwishunu be your merry guide. From brilliant lights and must-see attractions to festive events and jolly good times, check out our daily updates on holiday happenings in Philadelphia right here.] There’s no place like the theater for the holidays, where all of the magic of the season comes to life on [...]

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September 17, 2013

Roundup: A Preview Of Fall Performing Arts On Stages Across Philadelphia

Fall in Philadelphia brings a fresh flurry of locally designed haute fashion, crunchy local apples and bright orange pumpkins, restaurant menu refreshes, fall street festivals and — last but not least — the kick-off of a new performing arts season. With the successful run of another Philadelphia Fringe Festival ushering local theatergoers out of summer [...]

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August 5, 2013

Catch Philadanco Perform Alfresco At The Dell Music Center In Its Annual Founders Day Concert, This Friday, August 9

Update: This performance has been postponed until Friday, August 16. Philadelphia’s beloved contemporary dance troupe Philadanco celebrates its dynamic founder, Joan Myers Brown, with its second annual Founders Day Concert and benefit performance this Friday, August 9, in beautiful Fairmount Park. This year, the concert also presents the opportunity for the entire city to mark [...]

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December 4, 2012

Catch Philadanco At The Kimmel Center, December 7-9

The holiday season is a great time to enjoy Philadelphia performing arts. One such opportunity is approaching this weekend: Philadanco will be back on the Perelman Theater stage at the Kimmel Center performing Back to Black, including the Philly premiere of Matthew Rushing’s Moan, December 7-9 The renowned contemporary dance company will honor the dance [...]

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April 11, 2012

Philadanco Returns To The Kimmel Center April 20-22 With A Hip Hop-Inspired Dance Program

Get ready for some electrifying moves and breathtaking talent as the world-renowned Philadanco returns to the Kimmel Center next Friday through Sunday. Founded in 1970, Philadanco is known internationally for recognizing and honing the skills of emerging and professional Philadelphia-area dancers and choreographers, particularly those of cultural groups often underrepresented in the arts. The company’s [...]

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October 26, 2011

Philadanco Modern Dance Company Returns To The Kimmel Center With For Your Pleasure, On Stage November 4-6

Philadelphia’s beloved modern dance troupe Philadanco returns to the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater for their fall showcase, November 4-6. The group was founded in 1970 by Joan Myers Brown, who for four decades has provided a place for young African-Americans to dance professionally. In a program featuring both new work and company favorites, Philadanco will [...]

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