Sundays on Stage Fall Performances!

By Rachel F. RSS Wed, September 11, 2013

Sundays on Stage - Fall 2013

Sundays on Stage is a series of cultural programs featuring live performances by a variety of artists and entertainers. These family programs celebrate diversity through music, dance, storytelling, and more. Join us at 2:00 p.m. in the Montgomery Auditorium of the Parkway Central Library on select Sundays from October to December for these FREE and FUN programs!

October 6th - Magic By Poly

This fun-filled magic program will include a dazzling display of illusions, comedy, music, and audience participation. Let Poly WOW you and your whole family!

October 13th - Zydeco A Go Go

This Philadelphia-based musical group, specializing in Zydeco, Cajun, and classic New Orleans Rhythm and Blues will have you stomping your feet and dancing in the aisles!

October 20th - Taste of Spain 

From Fandango to Flamenco, from the Courts of France and Italy to Madrid and the Gypsy camps, join the Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre in celebrating the shared heritage that is now the hallmark of Spanish dance. With colorful costumes and energetic dances, Spain will come to life.

October 27th - Yosi and the Superdads

Join us in welcoming the award-winning children's recording artists Yosi and the Super Dads!  Yosi's shows are whimsical and imaginative, featuring an enthusiasm that is both magical and infectious. For this spooky holiday-themed performance, the band will play in costume – children (and their grown-ups) are encouraged to dress up as well!

November 3rd - Traditions of India

Born in Hindu temples over 2,000 years ago, Indian dance is movement, mime, and music in equal measure. Adorned with beautiful costumes, jewelry, and makeup replicating a temple sculpture, Ramya Ramnarayan and her dancers evoke the profound emotions and complex rhythmic patterns that bring this mystic view of the universe to life.

November 17th - Libby Spencer Dancers

The Libby Spencer  Dancers are dedicated to the preservation of tap dance as an American art form through education, demonstration, and performance.   Their objective is to inspire people of all ages, and to respect and proudly continue the wonderful legacy of this joyous dance through their performance, “Rhythms of Joy”!

December 8th  - Keepers of the Culture

Enjoy stories that inform, educate, and enrich while celebrating the African and African-American oral tradition performed by the Philadelphia ensemble group, Keepers of the Culture.

 December 15th - Pages to Pirouettes: Selections from The Nutcracker

Pages to Pirouettes will perform an adaptation of The Nutcracker ballet featuring a rich cast of characters, wonderful costumes, and beautiful music!


Sundays on Stage is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers.

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Friday, September 13, 2013