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Tune in, Rock Out!

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join Ali Richardson and check out music from the sixties, seventies, and today--then compose your own beats and sounds!

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Children Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Going Forth - Jazz

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Mr. Fred Simmons will talk about the jazz form of music from the 1960s to today.  The program will also include music by contemporary composers and his own original compositions.  Mr. Simmons is a pianist, educator and instructor.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Black History Month Speakers and Lectures African American Music

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, February 23, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Merge Dance Studio will be here to engage us with musi, dancing and stories for all ages.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

Music Concepts

Fri, February 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kensington Library

Adults, teens, and children 8 and up can learn about music concepts with Luis Cuevas of ArcoNet.

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Music

Sundays on Stage: Two of a Kind

Sun, February 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The award-winning musical duo Two of a Kind presents an interactive family concert featuring songs about reading, books and the library, with lots of singing, movement, and puppets. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

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Mysterious Travelers Featuring Jeff Scull

Mon, February 26, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Soundtrack for a Wordless Novel Featuring Jeff Scull Co-starring the collection & expertise of the librarians in the  Art Department Jeff Scull is a jazz guitarist, composer, and teacher who has been active in the Philadelphia Jazz scene for the past 15 years. He is a graduate of the…

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Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, March 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Jeannette's School of Dance will be here to engage us with music and dancing for all ages.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

Kids’ First Fridays: Exploring the Arts!

Fri, March 2, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Be a creative thinker! Children will have the opportunity to explore the arts with these interactive programs.  For additional information please call Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621. Today’s program: Paint like Michelangelo. These programs are supported by a grant from the…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Children Music arts & crafts

Music Concepts

Fri, March 2, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kensington Library

Adults, teens, and children 8 and up can learn about music concepts with Luis Cuevas of ArcoNet.

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Music

Wednesday Jazz Concert Series | Greg Farnese

Wed, March 7, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Please join us for a Jazz Concert presented by JOTSS-Jazz and Other Soulful Sounds. Free admission.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Music

Lamont “U-God” Hawkins | Raw: My Journey into the Wu-Tang

Thu, March 8, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

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Lamont “U-God” Hawkins is one of the founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan, “the most significant posse in hip-hop” ( Rolling Stone ). He and fellow members RZA, GZA, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Inspectah Deck, Masta Killa, and…

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Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, March 9, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Merge Dance Studio will be here to engage us with musi, dancing and stories for all ages.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

Music Concepts

Fri, March 9, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kensington Library

Adults, teens, and children 8 and up can learn about music concepts with Luis Cuevas of ArcoNet.

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Music

Drexel University Jazztet: An Evening of Music in Exploration of Another Brooklyn

Fri, March 9, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Drexel University, MacAlister Hall Sky View Room, 3210 Chestnut St.

Another Brooklyn ’s narrator, August, reflects,“If we had had jazz, would we have survived differently? If we had known our story was a blues with a refrain running through it, would we have lifted our heads, said to each other, This is memory…?” Ethnomusicologist and…

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Saturday Concert Series | Shut Up Adam

Sat, March 17, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

  Alyssa Almeida (cello/mandolin), Adam Kohlbus (viola), Hannah Jordan (violin), Pat Oberstaedt (upright bass), will perform as Shut Up Adam, a fusion of bluegrass, indie rock, classical music, and jazz. From these wide influences they play exciting, acoustic arrangements, standards, and…

Adult Family Programs Music

Sundays on Stage: The Fisherman and the Flounder

Sun, March 18, 2018 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 Grimm fairytale to life in its uniquely magical way! This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

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Mysterious Travelers Featuring Mike Kennedy

Mon, March 19, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The Writings of Poe, Clemens & Wilde  Featuring Mike Kennedy Co-starring the collection & expertise of the librarians in the  Rare Book Department Mike Kennedy is a guitarist, composer, recording artist, and music educator. He has been performing in Philadelphia and the…

Adult Live Performances Mysterious Travelers Free Library of Philadelphia Music Hearing Loop

Kids’ First Fridays: Exploring the Arts!

Fri, April 6, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Be a creative thinker! Children will have the opportunity to explore the arts with these interactive programs.  For additional information please call Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621. Today’s program: Learn juggling, plate spinning and feather balancing with The Philadelphia School…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Children Music arts & crafts

Sundays on Stage: Taikoza Japanese Drummers

Sun, April 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Power, Grace, Pulse, and Driving Rhythm. This electrifying aural and visual display consists of three drummers and a dancer. The huge taiko drums (“big drums”) were originally used in Japan to drive away evil spirits and the plague—today they keep audiences glued to their…

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