Tagged dance

Dancing on the Rooftops: Trisha Brown Dance Company Comes to the Parkway Central Library

A figure in red slowly lifts her arms. She sweeps them out to either side of her body, continuing to lift them until they form a straight line with her shoulders. For a moment, the figure is still. Then her knees bend, pulling her torso…

A Library Card Keeps You Movin’ and Groovin’

Thanks to the Free Library’s huge selection of digital media , most of our patrons know that their library cards gain them access to books, music, movies, and more that travel with them—on the trolley, around the…

Do the Bop and Cha-Cha at Olney Library!

When you hear the dance music playing at the library, you know summer has begun in Olney! For the past four summers, the North 5th Street Revitalization Project and Greater Olney Library have co-sponsored Bop and Cha Cha classes. …

A Dance and a Headdress: All About Gilda Gray

October 24 marks the birthday of the Roaring Twenties icon Gilda Gray. Born on October 24, 1901 as Marianna Michalska in Krakow, Poland, Gray didn’t get off to the easiest start in life. She was orphaned when her parents were…

Can You Bop? Join Us for New Dance Classes!

Social dancing is back in a big way! The popularity of line dancing in recent years has renewed interest in choreographed dance and ushered in a renaissance of partner dancing. Did you know that the African American community in…

Dance Me A Story

Listen, move, and learn at this special storytime with the School of Pennsylvania Ballet. This program is limited to children ages 3 and older.

Bellydance Class

Ever wanted to learn bellydance? Now is your chance! The Blackwell Library will offer a 4-week series focused on absolute beginners of all physical levels. The first three weeks will introduce basic bellydance movements. The final week…

In Motion, In Place: Trisha Brown Dance Company in Fairmount Park

A park in motion. Whether active or at rest, our bodies and our movement enliven our interactions with Fairmount Park. In Motion, In Place captures and transforms this relationship with a series of inspiring performances in…

In Motion, In Place: Trisha Brown Dance Company in Fairmount Park

A park in motion. Whether active or at rest, our bodies and our movement enliven our interactions with Fairmount Park. In Motion, In Place captures and transforms this relationship with a series of inspiring performances in…

In Motion, In Place: Trisha Brown Dance Company in Fairmount Park

A park in motion. Whether active or at rest, our bodies and our movement enliven our interactions with Fairmount Park. In Motion, In Place captures and transforms this relationship with a series of inspiring performances in…

In Motion, In Place: Trisha Brown Dance Company in Fairmount Park

A park in motion. Whether active or at rest, our bodies and our movement enliven our interactions with Fairmount Park. In Motion, In Place captures and transforms this relationship with a series of inspiring performances in…

Bellydance Class

Ever wanted to learn bellydance? Now is your chance! The Blackwell Library will offer a 4-week series focused on absolute beginners of all physical levels. The first three weeks will introduce basic bellydance movements. The final week…