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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

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Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Come Together Dance Festival, produced by Koresh Dance Company
Come Together Dance Festival produced by Koresh Dance Company Aug 16-20 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre === The fourth annual Come Together Dance Festival celebrates the diversity, creativity, and technical excellence of Philadelphia’s dance community. The festival will unite dance innovators, audience favorites, and emerging artists. Koresh Dance Company brings you 5 nights of Brian Sanders’ JUNK, Just Sole! Street Dance Theater Company, Rennie Harris Puremovement, PHILADANCO!, Kun-Yang Lin/ Dancers, Ballet Inc.- and 34 other companies! This year, the festival is supported by The Dexter F. & Dorothy H. Baker Foundation & Richard Glassman. === Ticket Information: http://philadelphiatheatrecompany.org/on-stage/inresidence/ Box Office: 215.985.0420 To learn more about Koresh Dance Company visit, http://koreshdance.org/cometogether.php

presented by Koresh Dance Company
08/2017/16 - 08/2017/20
Concerts By Candlelight - The Franklin Quartet
In the hands of the 18th century's finest musical minds, the string quartet came to life in an outpouring of expression at once dazzling and dramatic, beguiling and bold. The Franklin Quartet will present a program entitled "A Night in Vienna" with selections by Mozart, Haydn, and Boccherini performed on period instruments at historic Laurel Hill Mansion in East Fairmount Park.

presented by Women for Greater Philadelphia
08/2017/20 - 08/2017/20
Cruise Penn's Landing to Schuylkill Banks
Step aboard one of our yachts for a leisurely cruise from Penn's Landing to Walnut Street on the Schuylkill River. This unique trip contrasts Philadelphia's lost waterfront on the Delaware River with the rebirth of the banks along the Schuylkill River. Many of our customers ask how do we get the Patriot from Penn's Landing to the Schuylkill Banks. We will shown you our secret. Our two docks are exactly 2 miles apart on foot, but we enjoy taking the scenic 12 mile route by boat. The highlights of this scenic trip across town include: - The historic vessels of Penn's Landing - The Schuylkill Banks and Center City - Bartram's Garden, Gray's Ferry and the mud flats of the tidal Schuylkill River - Thirteen historically significant bridges - The Industrial Areas of South Philadelphia - The Navy Yard District and the ships that call it home We will show you many additional hidden treasures along the way. This is a one way trip!!

presented by Patriot Harbor Lines
05/2017/14 - 10/2017/22
Secrets of the Schuylkill Riverboat Tour
Take a one-hour fun and fact-filled guided tour that highlights the past, present and future of the Hidden River. Discover the sights, sounds, and history of the river, from the early 1700s at historic Bartram's Garden, to the 1800s at the Fairmount Water Works, to award-winning 21st century skyscrapers. The Banks offers a setting and experience unlike any other in Philadelphia.

presented by Patriot Harbor Lines
06/2017/01 - 10/2017/14
GLBL VLLG JAM
The Vllg Jam is a free form, interactive creative experience, aimed at connecting artists with positive, healing energy. Village Jam is an interactive performance, featuring anywhere from five to one hundred local artists and musicians, collaborating to produce music that lives and dies the moment it fills the air.   The artists who participate offer their individual struggles and triumphs; the space we provide breathes catharsis. We provide a chance for any artist, independent or not, to participate in something bigger than their own art. Everyone has the chance to be heard. During the jam, we feature some spotlight artists, poets, musicians, speakers.

presented by GLBL VLLG
08/2017/03 - 08/2017/31
Indian Classical Vocal Concert - Ashwath Narayanan
Ashwath Narayanan - Indian Classical Carnatic Vocal Concert Sruti is pleased to present a Carnatic Vocal concert by Ashwath Narayanan, accompanied by Rajeev Mukundan (Violin) and Sumesh Narayanan (Mridangam). Their short bios follow: Ashwath Narayanan (Vocal) Ashwath hails from a family of musically oriented people who have a vast knowledge about carnatic music and he grew up in an atmosphere of musical critics who guided him to improve upon his music constantly.

presented by SRUTI - The India Music and Dance Society
11/2017/11 - 11/2017/11
Indian Classical Vocal Music - Kiranavali Vidyasankar
Desiya Ragas - Kiranavali Vidyasankar - Indian Classical Carnatic Vocal Concert Sruti is pleased to present a Carnatic Vocal concert by Kiranavali Vidyasankar, accompanied by Kamalakiran Vinjamuri on Violin and Vinod Seetharaman on Mridangam. Award winning Carnatic musician Kiranavali Vidyasankar has charted out a unique identity for herself as a performer, scholar, teacher and writer. Under the watchful guidance of her brilliant father and guru, Chitravina Sri. Narasimhan, she started her musical journey by identifying over 200 ragas and 175 talas as a toddler of two. With training from two other illustrious gurus, her brother Chitravina Sri. Ravikiran and the late Sangita Kalanidhi Smt. T. Brinda, Kiranavali has established herself firmly as passionate vocalist and instrumentalist with a distinct voice and scholarship. Her career as a performer has taken her to many renowned centers across India, USA, Canada and Europe.

presented by SRUTI - The India Music and Dance Society
09/2017/09 - 09/2017/09
Indian Classical Vocal Concert - Sandeep Narayan
Sandeep Narayan - Indian Classical Carnatic Vocal Concert Sruti is pleased to present a Carnatic Vocal concert by Sandeep Narayan, accompanied by H N Bhaskar on the Violin, Neyveli R Narayanan on the Mrudangam and N Guruprasad on the Ghatam. Sandeep Narayan - Vocal Sandeep Narayan is a disciple of the well acclaimed musician, Sri Sanjay Subrahmanyan. Although he was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, he spends most of his time pursuing a career in music based out of Chennai, India. He has won several awards and accolades, and is an A grade artist of All India Radio, Chennai. Sandeep regularly performs all over India and has toured many nations such as the UK, Germany, US, Canada, Singapore, and Sri Lanka, performing with artists across several Western and Eastern genres.

presented by SRUTI - The India Music and Dance Society
10/2017/21 - 10/2017/21
Indian Classical Dance - Mythili Prakash
"Jwala" - Mythili Prakash - Indian Bharatanatyam Dance Sruti is pleased to present an outstanding Bharatanatyam Dance performance by Mythili Prakash. Bios of dancers and musicians follow: Mythili Prakash: Concept, Choreography, and Performance A child prodigy, Mythili began her career as a Bharata Natyam performer at the age of eight. She was trained by her mother, Viji Prakash, and is currently under the tutelage of Indias master dancer, Malavika Sarukkai. Mythili has performed as a soloist around the world - the Madras Music Academy in India, The Lowry in Manchester, Musée Guimet in Paris, Esplanade Theatres in Singapore, and Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. She is recipient of the Creation to Performance Grant from Irvine Dance Foundation and the Artistic Innovation Grant from Center for Cultural Innovation.

presented by SRUTI - The India Music and Dance Society
10/2017/28 - 10/2017/28
Indian Classical Dance - Shijith and Parvathy
Sruti is pleased to present an outstanding Bharatanatyam Dance performance by Shijith Namibiar and Parvathy Menon. Bios of dancers and musicians follow: Shijith Nambiar is an internationally-acclaimed performer, choreographer and Teacher of BharatanatyamSouth Asias premier classical dance form. A former faculty member at the world famous Kalakshetra foundation for the performing arts, Shijith has established an independent creative identity based on his artistic versatility. His many productions have been presented at both national and international stages where they have been appreciated by critics and the general public alike. His exceptional sense of music and rhythm along with unique traditional innovations exemplifies his choreographic skills. Parvathy Menon is a serious practitioner and instructor of Bharatanatyam. After completing her studies in dance at Kalakshetra, she has embarked upon an extremely successful independent career in performance. Despite her young age, her name is included in lists of Indias most talented dancers. Both, her outstanding expressive skills and her fluency with the traditional dance repertoire, render her performances with an extraordinary elegance. She respectfully attributes her success to all her Gurus especially those from Kalakshetra.

presented by SRUTI - The India Music and Dance Society
10/2017/07 - 10/2017/07
Richard Dowling - Ragtime Piano
A "Scott Joplin Memorial Concert" on Sunday, August 20, in Wallingford, PA. For all fans of Scott Joplin, Richard Dowling will present a program in memory of the 100th anniversary of the composer’s death. Reviewers praise Richard Dowling as a “master of creating beautiful sounds with impeccable control of colors and textures.” This is his debut with Tri-State Jazz Society.

presented by Tri-State Jazz Society
08/2017/20 - 08/2017/20
Anna Polonsky & Orion Weiss, Piano Four-hands
The “constantly captivating” (Washington Post) Anna Polonsky returns to Mt. Gretna to share the ivories with virtuoso husband Orion Weiss.  “(W)e are particularly good at playing four-hand works because of how much we like each other.  We never mind sitting so close to each other… and bumping elbows all the time.” In recognition of Mt. Gretna’s 125th anniversary, Anna and Orion’s program will include a pair of works from 1892’s first ever Mt. Gretna Chautauqua program.

presented by Gretna Music
08/2017/27 - 08/2017/27
Paul Jacobs
The only organist ever to have won a Grammy Award, Paul Jacobs “is one of the greatest living virtuosos.”  (Washington Post).  He has transfixed audiences, colleagues and critics with the technical skill and eloquence of his legendary performances.  It’s a Gretna Music debut not to be missed.

presented by Gretna Music
09/2017/03 - 09/2017/03
The Verona Quartet, with Ryan Brunkhurst
Graduate quartet in residence at the Juilliard School, the Verona Quartet is one of today’s most exciting young chamber ensembles.  They’ll be joined by Mt. Gretna’s favorite son, organist Ryan Brunkhurst, in a program to include the world premiere of a choral prelude on the traditional Chautauqua vespers hymn in honor of the Mt. Gretna Chautauqua’s 125th anniversary.

presented by Gretna Music
09/2017/10 - 09/2017/10