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Book Talk | Queen: Complete Works

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Queen's debut album, and now, their story is being told on the big screen in the biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody".  Join Georg Purvis, author of Queen:  Complete Works , in a discussion of the band's meteoric rise from humble art/glam…

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Play on, Philly! Plays in the Music Department!

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us on Thursday, December 13th from 4pm-5pm for a pop-up concert in the Music Department ! Students at Play on, Philly!  will perform in small ensembles to showcase their talents! Play On, Philly! (POP) provides high-quality music education to students, who would typically lack access,…

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Winter Cycles: Christmas on Celtic Harp

Sat, December 15, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Celtic Harpist, Ellen Tepper, is a phenomenal performer, witty historian, and skill ful racounteur.  Join us in ushering in the Winter Solstice with glorious renditions from her Celtic Harp. This program is sponsored by Friends of Independence Library.

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Meet Santa Claus

Wed, December 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Bring your cherubs (and cameras) to meet Santa!  Enjoy a musical holiday sing-a-long with singer/guitarist Jessica Carroll!  As Winter Solstice brings the darkest day of the year, brighten your spirits with our LEAP "Sun Catcher" craft.  This decoration catches sunlight…

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Live Performances Music arts & crafts

Monthly Music Workshops for Our Youngest Friends

Thu, December 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Monthly Music Workshops for our Youngest Friends Join us once a month for these hands-on interactive music workshops for children ages 7 and younger Listen-Learn-Play Mobile Music Education allows children the opportunity to explore instruments and sounds from around the world Thursdays at…

Preschool Other Great Programs Children Music

Concert | The Eric McGarry Quartet

Wed, January 9, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Eric McGarry (guitarist/composer), will be performing a program consisting of his original compositions . While being rooted in the jazz tradition, Eric’s writing contains a modern approach. His music strives to be authentic of himself, while creating a genuine connection with the…

Adult Other Great Programs Music

Ants on a Log: Music for Children and other Child-like People

Sat, January 12, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Philly's favorite folksy duo, Ants on a Log , performs music for children and other childlike people, songfully advocating for positivity, social justice, and silliness! The Ants have been featured on WXPN's Kids Corner, at the Philadelphia Folk Fest, and on radio stations around the…

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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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Monthly Music Workshops for Our Youngest Friends

Thu, January 17, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Monthly Music Workshops for our Youngest Friends Join us once a month for these hands-on interactive music workshops for children ages 7 and younger Listen-Learn-Play Mobile Music Education allows children the opportunity to explore instruments and sounds from around the world Thursdays at…

Preschool Other Great Programs Children Music

Music & Movement with Mr. Ray

Thu, January 24, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Music & Movement is a time for the youngest children to sing, dance, and share stories.  

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Burns Night at The Rosenbach

Fri, January 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Celebrate the Bard of Ayrshire, Robert Burns, with a raucous evening of readings, music, and whisky!  This event is for ages 21 and up. A whisky tasting will be included with admission. Seating is limited, and advance registration is strongly recommended. For tickets, visit …

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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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Bluesy Style Sounds for All

Mon, February 4, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Mississippi, particularly the Delta, lays claim to being the land where the Blues began.  Join Weez the Peeples Collective Duo, featuring Ali Richardson on vocals, guitar, and more, along with Artistic Director and lead percussionist, Karen "Magic Fingaz" Smith as we chase the…

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Rock n' Roll Sing-Along for Toddlers

Tue, February 5, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Fishtown Community Library

In this program, toddlers can rock out and add their own twist to classic children’s songs with shakers and other fun sound-makers.

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Blues in Hip Hop for Teens

Thu, February 7, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Listen to samples of early blues, soul, and contemporary hip hop to find common threads and learn to create your own blues-inspired song.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Blues in Hip Hop for Teens

Fri, February 8, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Listen to samples of early blues, soul, and contemporary hip hop to find common threads and learn to create your own blues-inspired song.

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Blues in Hip Hop for Teens

Tue, February 12, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Listen to samples of early blues, soul, and contemporary hip hop to find common threads and learn to create your own blues-inspired song.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Blues in Hip Hop for Teens

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Listen to samples of early blues, soul, and contemporary hip hop to find common threads and learn to create your own blues-inspired song.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Monthly Music Workshops for Our Youngest Friends

Thu, February 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Monthly Music Workshops for our Youngest Friends Join us once a month for these hands-on interactive music workshops for children ages 7 and younger Listen-Learn-Play Mobile Music Education allows children the opportunity to explore instruments and sounds from around the world Thursdays at…

Preschool Other Great Programs Children Music

Blues in Hip Hop for Teens

Thu, February 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Listen to samples of early blues, soul, and contemporary hip hop to find common threads and learn to create your own blues-inspired song.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Music One Book, One Philadelphia
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