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Yolanda Wisher's Rent Party at the Rosenbach

Thu, September 28, 2017 6:30 P.M.
The Rosenbach

The tradition of the rent party dates back to the Harlem Renaissance, when communal gatherings of artists and musicians fed the outpouring of blues, jazz, and poetry for which this period is known. Hosted by poet Yolanda Wisher, this quarterly series celebrates the literary past with a classic…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs African American Music Poetry Rosenbach Museum & Library

Saturday Concert Series: The PC Quartet

Sat, September 30, 2017 3:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for the first concert in our fall Saturday Concert Series. The PC Quartet, featuring Anthony Passante-Contaldi (leader, drums), Gabe Preston (bari sax), Max Hoenig (keys), Tim Ragsdale (bass), will be playing a solid mix of straight ahead and bossa nova jazz, from Dizzy Gillespie…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Music

Cello/Bass Masterclass with JACK cellist Jay Campbell

Sun, October 1, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Cello/Bass Masterclass with JACK cellist Jay Campbell Friday, October 1 │ 1:00–4:00 p.m. │ Room 108 RSVP on Eventbrite  https://tinyurl.com/CelloBass The Music Department at the Parkway Central Library is delighted to partner with neighboring institution the Barnes Foundation to offer…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music

Quartet Masterclass with JACK Quartet

Tue, October 3, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Quartet Masterclass with JACK Quartet Tuesday, October 3 │ 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. │ Room 108 RSVP on Eventbrite   https://tinyurl.com/quartetFLP The Music Department at the Parkway Central Library is delighted to partner with neighboring institution the Barnes Foundation to offer…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music

Violin Masterclass with JACK violinists Christopher Otto and Austin Wulliman

Fri, October 6, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Violin Masterclass with JACK violinists Christopher Otto and Austin Wulliman Friday, October 6 │ 1:00–3:00 p.m. │ Montgomery Auditorium RSVP on Eventbrite   https://tinyurl.com/ViolinFLP The Music Department at the Parkway Central Library is delighted to partner with neighboring…

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Viola/Composer Masterclass with JACK violist John Richards and composer Eric Wubbel

Fri, October 6, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Viola/Composer Masterclass with JACK violist John Richards and composer Eric Wubbel Friday, October 6 │ 3:00–6:00 p.m. │ Montgomery Auditorium RSVP on Eventbrite   https://tinyurl.com/violaFLP The Music Department at the Parkway Central Library is delighted to partner with neighboring…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music

Fellows Jam Session (informal breakout performance)

Sat, October 7, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Fellows Jam Session (informal breakout performance) Saturday, October 7 │ 1:00–4:00 p.m. │ Montgomery Auditorium RSVP on Eventbrite  https://tinyurl.com/fellowFLP The Music Department at the Parkway Central Library is delighted to partner with neighboring institution the Barnes…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music

Music, Movement, and Play

Tue, October 17, 2017 11:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Dance, drum, sing, and move in our monthly music play with Rhythm Babies! This 45-minute music class is open to children ages 1-5 and their families. Day care groups and preschools must call ahead.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Music

Saturday Concert Series | U Penn Student String Quartet

Sat, October 28, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for the second concert in our fall Saturday Concert Series. Andrew Park and Miru Osuga (violins), Valerie Bai (viola), and Curtis Kuo (cello) are part of a string quartet of seniors at the University of Pennsylvania who have performed repertoire by the Western classical…

Adult Family Programs Music

Mysterious Travelers Featuring Chad Taylor

Mon, October 30, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Voodoo & The Afterlife Featuring Chad Taylor Co-starring the collection & expertise of the librarians in the Education, Philosophy & Religion Department Chad Taylor (b. 1973) is a composer, educator, percussionist and scholar who is a co-founder of the Chicago Underground ensembles.…

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

Sundays on Stage: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

Sun, November 5, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Yah-Oh-Way, meaning “it is good” in Hopi, features dances of various Native American nations. Accompanied by song and drumming, the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers don beautiful costumes and explain the meaning behind each movement. This series is made possible by funding from…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music dance

Sundays on Stage: Didgeridoo Down Under

Sun, November 12, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Didgeridoo Down Under is a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, science,  comedy, character building and audience participation. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

Community Storytimes

Fri, November 17, 2017 11:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Dance, drum, sing, and move in our monthly music play with Rhythm Babies! This 45-minute music class is open to children ages 1-5 and their families. Day care groups and preschools must call ahead.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Music

Mysterious Travelers Featuring Ben Singer

Mon, November 20, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The Nature of Morality Featuring Ben Singer  Co-starring the collection & expertise of the librarians in Philbrick Hall Ben Singer is a drummer local to Philadelphia and strives to build upon the strong music tradition that the city is known for. While attending Temple University, he…

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

Sundays on Stage: Jay Sand's All Around This World

Sun, December 3, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Jay Sand’s All Around This World is a multinational, multilingual sing-along and dance-along performance featuring family-friendly songs from several continents, spanning nations, cultures, genres and generations. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

Music, Movement, and Play

Tue, December 5, 2017 11:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Dance, drum, sing, and move in our monthly music play with Rhythm Babies! This 45-minute music class is open to children ages 1-5 and their families. Day care groups and preschools must call ahead.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Music

Sundays on Stage: Pages to Pirouettes' The Nutcracker

Sun, December 10, 2017 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…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music Holiday Storytimes dance

Jumping Jamboree@ the LIbrary!

Sat, December 16, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Make melodious music with your very own musical instrument.  We will hand craft them ourselves!  All supplies will be provided.  Your host for this fun workshop will be Mr. Rich - your friendly, neighborhood Children's Librarian.  This program is best for elementary…

School Age Other Great Programs Music arts & crafts

Sundays on Stage: Samba to Salsa's A Journey Through Latin Percussion

Sun, December 17, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Samba to Salsa celebrates the traditions of Latin and Brazilian percussiontaking you on a journey through the origins, history and classic rhythms of samba, salsa, and more. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery Auditorium…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

Mysterious Travelers Featuring Larry Price

Mon, December 18, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Dox Trash - Master Thrash From Philly's Past Featuring Larry Price Co-starring the collection & expertise of the librarians in the  Print and Pictures Department The soulful musical styling of jazz artist Larry Price, alto saxophonist, vocalist, arranger, composer, and producer,…

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