Sundays on Stage

Sundays on Stage is a series of cultural programs featuring live performances by a variety of artists and entertainers. These family programs celebrate diversity through music, dance, storytelling, and more.

Montgomery Auditorium
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street

All programs begin at 2:00 p.m.
Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
Admission is free!

Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis.
Late seating is at the discretion of library staff.

Sundays on Stage is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers.

Upcoming Events

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Virtual Sundays on Stage: Arabiqa with Karim Nagi

Sun, March 7, 2021 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Native Egyptian Karim Nagi will perform on multiple percussion and stringed instruments from around the Arab world. Modern and authentic clothing, Arab Folk dance, history about instruments, and opportunities for lively audience participation will give attendees a entertaining and…

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Virtual Sundays on Stage: Voice of the People: A History of American Folk Music by Dave Fry

Sun, March 21, 2021 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Folk Music has had a vital role throughout American History, creating community through song, story, and dance. This interactive and entertaining musical experience explores the rich history of folk music, from a few traditional favorites to good old rock and roll, playground songs, and jump…

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Virtual Sundays on Stage: Community Bollywood Dance Project

Sun, March 28, 2021 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Take a cultural journey across India. In this highly interactive session, participants experience the music and rhythms of India, learn fun Bollywood dance moves to upbeat music, and explore the diversity and richness of India's culture. Swati inspires joy, empowers individuals, and brings…

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Virtual Sundays on Stage: Gift of Story by TAHIRA

Sun, April 11, 2021 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Share stories of hope, triumph, and tragedy, drawn from a diverse repertoire of original works and those based on African oral tradition. With high-energy and dramatic storytelling and vocal styles, TAHIRA also touches upon contemporary issues, such as tolerance, empowerment, and the impact of…

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Virtual Sundays on Stage: Dreams of Land with Hua Hua Zhang

Sun, April 25, 2021 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

In this series of dream vignettes, puppet artist Hua Hua Zhang uses puppets, shadows, living sculptures, and stylized movement to explore relationships, emotional states, and how we process them using her own unique lens of both  Asian and Western viewpoints and attitudes. We will learn…

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Virtual Sundays on Stage: The Principles of Hip Hop: Peace, Love, Unity, and Having Fun with Hip Hop Fundamentals

Sun, May 16, 2021 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Explore the roots of hip hop culture with Hip Hop Fundamentals. Dynamic and energetic dancers use breakdancing and audience participation to explore hip hop’s rich cultural history and how Black youth changed the world, focusing on youth empowerment, creativity, and working together, as…

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