In a cinematic letter to his son, native Rapanui (Easter Island) filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu explores the modern dilemma of their people, descendants of the ancient statue builders, who risk losing everything to the globalizing effects of tourism.
Groupmuse is sooo excited to welcome back Hannah Rose Nicholas to a home in West Philadelphia as a part of her viola duo. Also including Sam Kelder from Boston, Shizuka Duo will be showcasing some eclectic and even newly, locally composed works as they ramp up for their Bowerbird performance.
Come for an hour of relaxation, rejuvenation, and meditation. The sounds and resonance of Tibetan singing bowls are soothing and powerful for the mind, body, and soul. The benefits of sound baths are vast. Each participant will have a personal experience unique to them. Please come on time.
Santa and his helper flip the switch that illuminates Peddler’s Village with a million colorful lights. Enjoy complimentary hot apple cider and marshmallow roasting; check out the winners of the Gingerbread House Competition & Display; enjoy tasty food & drink at any of our eateries, tasting rooms & food trucks; and get a jump start on your holiday shopping.
Socialize, network and connect with local Jewish Young Professionals in their 20’s and 30’s at this Thanksgiving-style Shabbat dinner hosted by YJP Philadelphia and the Old City Jewish Arts Center. View their current art show with the world-renowned artist, Igal Fedida.
One part comedy and one part poetry, Happy/Sad Tour celebrates a wide range of emotions in a one-hour long show. A Constellation of Half-Lives is a collection of poems that attempt to reconcile the crisis of living on a collapsing planet with the unreasonable joy of loving and the pleasure of being alive.
Featuring paintings, drawings, and collages from local artists of jazz musicians and culture. Come find that stunning piece for your home or office space.
Parea’s inaugural project, “Music in Conversation” shares songs of delight, despair, and discovery for voice and piano. The Parea project is based on the premise that music is most effective when framed as a system of dialogues between composers, performers, and listeners.
Fundraiser for UCAL’s pottery studio that is fun for everyone, come out and join your neighbors for food, fun, art, and activities. The mugs for sale are labors of love from UCAL’s pottery teachers, volunteers, and students. Fill your cupboards with original art—not soulless store-bought items. Fill the mug with all-you-can-drink coffee and hot chocolate and grab a breakfast pastry for no additional charge.
Lasting one to two hours, a full wayang performance provides an engaging introduction to Balinese puppetry. It begins with a musical overture played on a pair of bronze gamelan instruments. A series of rapid passages leads to the introduction of the kayonan—the ‘tree of life’ puppet that opens every show.