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.

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Sundays on Stage: Charlotte Blake Alston

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

Master storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston will share stories and songs from the African and African American oral traditions. Come ready to clap, sing, and help tell the stories! This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery Auditorium…

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Sundays on Stage: Magic by Poly

Sun, July 15, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Everyone is invited to this fun filled magic program. Poly’s performance includes a dazzling display of illusions, comedy, live animals, music, and lots of audience participation! This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

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Sundays on Stage: Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics

Sun, August 5, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The history of acrobatics in China goes back more than 2000 years! In this mesmerizing one-woman acrobatic performance, Li Liu performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolos, and foot juggling. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia…

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Sundays on Stage: Villalobos Brothers

Sun, August 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Celebrate the richness of Mexican folk music with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music. The Villalobos Brothers deliver an intoxicating brew of brilliance, cadence and virtuosity that awaken the senses and mesmerize the listener. This series is made possible by funding from the…

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Sundays on Stage: Zydeco A Go Go

Sun, September 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Creole Zydeco and Cajun 2-steps combine with funky New Orleans Rhythm & Blues and vintage Louisiana Rock & Roll into a spicy gumbo of irresistible dance music for all ages. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. This…

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

Sun, September 23, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Using dance, interactive lecture, and audience participation, the dancers of Hip Hop Fundamentals explore hip hop’s rich cultural history and how underserved inner-city youth changed the world. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a first-come,…

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Sundays on Stage: Keepers of the Culture

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The rich legacy of the African Oral Tradition has been preserved in the stories told among the African American communities that survived and thrive in Philadelphia.  Come hear this rich tapestry of tales told by members of Keepers of the Culture. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30…

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Sundays on Stage: Yogapalooza! with Bari Koral

Sun, November 4, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Learn yoga with a dancing bear, pop like popcorn, “sleep” like a pony in the barn, fly like rocket ships, run with a gingerbread  man, relax in the garden and much more as we dance, stretch, sing and play to Bari’s award winning songs. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at…

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Sundays on Stage: Eda Ne Kakati (From the Past to the Present)

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

Ssuuna is a dancer, drummer, singer, songwriter, and reggae artist from Uganda with a wide range of performance experience. In this interactive show, you will learn a song in Luganda, the language of Uganda! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a…

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Sundays on Stage: The Nutcracker

Sun, December 2, 2018 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…

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