More than 195 contemporary fine craft artists from across the U.S. will exhibit and sell their work at the 38th annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, held Nov. 6 to 9 with an opening night gala on Nov. 5. Presented annually by the Museum Women’s Committee and Craft Show Committee, the event showcases the country’s finest craft artists and attracts some 18,000 visitors to the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia over four days. Read more »
Every year, nearly 600 homes are demolished in the city of Philadelphia. Each of these households represent a colorful history of family and community, and yet their demise often comes unceremoniously and goes unrecognized. Read more »
The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts has been the region’s leading multi-disciplinary performance venue for theatre, dance, jazz, world music, new music and children’s programming since its inception in 1971.
Canary Promotion is working with the Annenberg Center to promote select programming for its robust 13-14 season, including: Read more »
Promoting the preservation of African dance and culture, West Philadelphia’s Community Education Center (CEC) presents the first-ever DanceAfrica Philadelphia, a local adaptation of the long-running Brooklyn Academy of Music annual festival. Combining live traditional and contemporary dance, music, workshops, visual art and an African market, DanceAfrica Philadelphia uses the umbrella title “Our African Legacy: Treasured Reflections” to encourage community-building among people of African descent and members of all ethnicities. Read more »
Canary Promotion is working with Theatre Exile on a full-service PR and marketing campaign to elevate awareness of this bold, daring and critically acclaimed theater company, now entering its 17th season.
Phase Two of Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO features 30 new audio programs for artworks located throughout Fairmount Park and Center City. This innovative multi-platform audio program, started in 2010, now includes a total of 65 audio programs featuring more than 150 people from all walks of life who have connections to the artworks.Read more »
Canary Promotion will deliver media relations for The Garden, a new experiential work by Fringe Festival favorite Nichole Canuso, featuring the original music of Michael Kiley and James Sugg.
Tickets are on sale now for the September preview performances during the 2013 Fringe Festival presented by FringeArts. The Garden will premiere at full capacity November 1-17. Tickets will go on sale October 7.
Best known for investigating the language of interior space and decor, Philadelphia artist Virgil Marti explores new territory with his public sculpture Five Standards (Dazzle) at Five Crescent Drive at The Navy Yard. Commissioned for the new office of global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline by the company and the developer Liberty Property/Synterra LP, and managed by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, the sculpture is Marti’s first large-scale, permanent outdoor work.
Philadelphia-based Headlong Dance Theater brings a new performance work to New York City that considers middle age, the performer’s body over a lifetime of performing, and the idea of an ordinary life. Avalanche will be performed June 6-8, 2013, 8 p.m., at Danspace Project, St.Read more »