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Philly Celebrates Jazz: Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in a free, family-friendly program with the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble, featuring Warren Oree on bass. Warren and his band will play tunes and talk about the history of Philadelphia's jazz scene. Warren is a bassist, composer, educator, and producer…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Other Great Programs Performing Arts

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, April 26, 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

Philly Slam League

Fri, April 27, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central as we host the 8th season of the Philly Slam League. The Philly Slam League (PSL) is a non-profit organization that hosts poetry teams from Philadelphia-area high schools in a five-month intellectual and artistic competition.  Teams come together weekly throughout the…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Performing Arts Poetry Teens

Unlocking Your Inner Composer Workshop 1, Series 1 with Susie Ibarra--Germantown

Sat, April 28, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a series of free workshops. Compose your own music and explore the sonic possibilities of saxophones and percussion! The workshops precede Color Theory 2.0,  a free concert by PRISM Quartet and composer/percussionists Susie…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Live Performances Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Jazz Chat & Chew

Sat, April 28, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Join us in celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month with musical performances by Shu-Baby & Freestyle Band. Light refreshments will be served.

Adult Young Adult School Age Live Performances Music Performing Arts

Unlocking Your Inner Composer Workshop 1, Series 2 with Susie Ibarra: Center City

Sat, April 28, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a series of free workshops. Compose your own music and explore the sonic possibilities of saxophones and percussion! The workshops precede Color Theory 2.0,  a free concert by PRISM Quartet and composer/percussionists Susie…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Live Performances Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Capoeira for Teens

Mon, April 30, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Learn about the instruments, music, moves and more as we experience Capoeira.  This is a Brazilian martial art form that was invented by slaves to disguise fighting with dance.  Wear comfortable long pants, and a t-shirt.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Performing Arts dance

Crossing Voices: a Free Performance-Workshop on Arranging Music

Wed, May 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

A rare opportunity to explore the creative process of arranging and interpreting with Trio St. Bernard as your cover band! Crossing Voices is a new series of interactive community workshop-recitals, presented by Trio St. Bernard (Brandon Garbot, violin, Zachary Mowitz, cello and Sahun Hong,…

Adult Live Performances Music Performing Arts

Philly Slam League

Fri, May 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central as we host the 8th season of the Philly Slam League. The Philly Slam League (PSL) is a non-profit organization that hosts poetry teams from Philadelphia-area high schools in a five-month intellectual and artistic competition.  Teams come together weekly throughout the…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Performing Arts Poetry Teens

Unlocking Your Inner Composer Workshop 2, Series 1 with Susie Ibarra: Germantown

Sat, May 5, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a series of free workshops. Compose your own music and explore the sonic possibilities of saxophones and percussion! The workshops precede Color Theory 2.0,  a free concert by PRISM Quartet and composer/percussionists Susie…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Live Performances Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Shakespeare Free Read-Aloud Group: Hamlet part 1

Sat, May 5, 2018 1:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Reading Shakespeare plays aloud not only offers a communal way to enjoy these great works but promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate—just bring your voice! This event is completely free with advance…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Literature Performing Arts Rosenbach Museum & Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer Workshop 2, Series 2 with Susie Ibarra: Center City

Sat, May 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a series of free workshops. Compose your own music and explore the sonic possibilities of saxophones and percussion! The workshops precede Color Theory 2.0,  a free concert by PRISM Quartet and composer/percussionists Susie…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Live Performances Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Capoeira for Teens

Mon, May 7, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Learn about the instruments, music, moves and more as we experience Capoeira.  This is a Brazilian martial art form that was invented by slaves to disguise fighting with dance.  Wear comfortable long pants, and a t-shirt.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Performing Arts dance

Philly Slam League

Fri, May 11, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central as we host the 8th season of the Philly Slam League. The Philly Slam League (PSL) is a non-profit organization that hosts poetry teams from Philadelphia-area high schools in a five-month intellectual and artistic competition.  Teams come together weekly throughout the…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Performing Arts Poetry Teens

Unlocking Your Inner Composer Performance of Series 1 Participant Works: Germantown

Sun, May 13, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a series of free workshops. Compose your own music and explore the sonic possibilities of saxophones and percussion! The workshops precede Color Theory 2.0,  a free concert by PRISM Quartet and composer/percussionists Susie…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Live Performances Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Unlocking Your Inner Composer Performance of Series 2 Participant Works: Center City

Sun, May 13, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a series of free workshops. Compose your own music and explore the sonic possibilities of saxophones and percussion! The workshops precede Color Theory 2.0,  a free concert by PRISM Quartet and composer/percussionists Susie…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Live Performances Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Philly Slam League

Fri, May 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central as we host the 8th season of the Philly Slam League. The Philly Slam League (PSL) is a non-profit organization that hosts poetry teams from Philadelphia-area high schools in a five-month intellectual and artistic competition.  Teams come together weekly throughout the…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Performing Arts Poetry Teens

Unlocking Your Inner Composer Workshop 1, Series 3 with Tyshawn Sorey: Germantown

Sat, May 19, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a series of free workshops. Compose your own music and explore the sonic possibilities of saxophones and percussion! The workshops precede Color Theory 2.0,  a free concert by PRISM Quartet and composer/percussionists Susie…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Live Performances Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Unlocking Your Inner Composer Workshop 1, Series 4 with Tyshawn Sorey: Center City

Sat, May 19, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a series of free workshops. Compose your own music and explore the sonic possibilities of saxophones and percussion! The workshops precede Color Theory 2.0,  a free concert by PRISM Quartet and composer/percussionists Susie…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Live Performances Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Talent Show for Kids

Tue, May 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or something else you'd like to show off?  Join our afterschool crowd to perform, or cheer your friends on. Performers - please sign up with the LEAP staff.  For all school-age stars.

School Age LEAP Live Performances Performing Arts
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