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Sundays on Stage: Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics

Sun, August 5, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The history of acrobatics in China goes back more than 2000 years! In this mesmerizing one-woman acrobatic performance, Li Liu performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolos, and foot juggling. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia…

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Sundays on Stage: Villalobos Brothers

Sun, August 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Celebrate the richness of Mexican folk music with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music. The Villalobos Brothers deliver an intoxicating brew of brilliance, cadence and virtuosity that awaken the senses and mesmerize the listener. This series is made possible by funding from the…

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Sundays on Stage: Zydeco A Go Go

Sun, September 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Creole Zydeco and Cajun 2-steps combine with funky New Orleans Rhythm & Blues and vintage Louisiana Rock & Roll into a spicy gumbo of irresistible dance music for all ages. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. This…

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Sundays on Stage: The Principles of Hip Hop: Peace, Love, Unity, and Having Fun

Sun, September 23, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Using dance, interactive lecture, and audience participation, the dancers of Hip Hop Fundamentals explore hip hop’s rich cultural history and how underserved inner-city youth changed the world. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a first-come,…

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Sundays on Stage: Keepers of the Culture

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The rich legacy of the African Oral Tradition has been preserved in the stories told among the African American communities that survived and thrive in Philadelphia.  Come hear this rich tapestry of tales told by members of Keepers of the Culture. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30…

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Sundays on Stage: Yogapalooza! with Bari Koral

Sun, November 4, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Learn yoga with a dancing bear, pop like popcorn, “sleep” like a pony in the barn, fly like rocket ships, run with a gingerbread  man, relax in the garden and much more as we dance, stretch, sing and play to Bari’s award winning songs. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at…

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Sundays on Stage: The Nutcracker

Sun, December 2, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Presented by Pages to Pirouettes, bring the whole family to hear the story of Marie and the Nutcracker Prince and their journey to the Land of the Sweets,  then see it come to life to the enchanting music of Tchaikovsky. This Sundays on Stage tradition closes with a ballet lesson for the…

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Sundays on Stage: Eda Ne Kakati (From the Past to the Present)

Sun, December 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Ssuuna is a dancer, drummer, singer, songwriter, and reggae artist from Uganda with a wide range of performance experience. In this interactive show, you will learn a song in Luganda, the language of Uganda! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a…

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Sundays on Stage: Bantaba: The Circle of Celebration

Sun, January 13, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The Seventh Principle brings together traditional African and modern African-American dance while teaching about the respective cultures on opposite sides of the Atlantic. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street   Free Admission!   Seating is on a first-come,…

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Sundays on Stage: Lion Dance Plus

Sun, January 27, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Performed by Dance China New York, Lion Dance introduces students to beloved Chinese folk art pieces, including excerpts from Beijing Opera featuring the popular Monkey King character, as well as the Chinese ribbon dance. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street   Free…

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Sundays on Stage: Titans of Song: A Musical Tribute to Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson

Sun, February 24, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Hear their dramatic stories - and glorious music - in this unique multimedia tribute created and performed by the musical group Follow the Drinking Gourd, which is composed of singers Ivan Woods and Beverly Owens and pianist Diane Goldsmith. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901…

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Sundays on Stage: The Brave Little Tailor

Sun, March 10, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

With expressive masks, life-size puppets, original music and imaginative scenic effects, Enchantment Theatre Company brings this beloved story to life in its uniquely magical way! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. This…

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Sundays on Stage: Puppet Theatre Inside and Out

Sun, April 7, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Spark imaginations and encourage creative risks with this wonderful introduction to the puppet world, including an expert presentation of Aesop’s Fables with Steve Abrams. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street   Free Admission!   Seating is on a…

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Sundays on Stage: Soul Steps

Sun, April 7, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy the engaging, high-energy step choreography which started among African-American fraternities and sororities as a means of unity and self-expression, and has deep roots in the migrant labor culture of South African gold mines. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street…

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Sundays on Stage: Colors of India

Sun, May 5, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join the four dancers of AATMA Performing Arts on an epic journey charting the exciting evolution of Indian dance. This dynamic performance focuses on the explosive rhythms found in Indian classical and folk dance, which eventually gave rise to the globally recognized Bollywood dance and music…

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