Doing Time | Depth of Surface

Philagrafikahas commissioned Spanish artists Patricia Gómez Villaescusa and María Jesús González Fernández to create Doing Time | Depth of Surface, an exhibition exploring the architecture and stories of Philadelphia’s historic Holmesburg Prison. Read more »

Headlong Dance Theater


“Who lives in Philadelphia?” asks Andrew Simonet, a Headlong co-founder and co-director. “Every home is its own universe. We are fascinated with the epic stories and the everyday rituals that live in every home. What mysteries reside in these households, and what conversations might happen if we open our doors a little? We hope to hear from households in all corners of Philadelphia and from people who are excited about sharing a cultural experience and are ready to take on this adventure.” Read more »

DesignPhiladelphia: October 13-23, 2011

DesignPhiladelphia kicks off its seventh year with 11 days of non-stop programming championing design October 13 – 23, 2011, in partnership with the University of the Arts. Read more »

Ira Brind School of Theater Arts


A Free Man of Color
By John Guare
Directed by Matt Pfeiffer

The Philadelphia premiere of the newest play by award-winning dramatist John Guare, set in boisterous New Orleans just prior to the Louisiana Purchase. When America acquires the Louisiana Territory in 1801, it brings American rule and racial segregation to that chaotic and colorful world, but Jacques Cornet, a flamboyant, libidinous “free man of color,” finds himself suddenly deprived of his liberty. Read more »

Extremely Public Displays of Privacy

Audiences are encouraged to stray outside the usual boundaries of theatre art in Extremely Public Displays of Privacy, a three-part performance experience from New Paradise Laboratories. The interactive cross-media, music and theatre piece begins online on September 2 as part of the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, then travels through Center City Philadelphia and concludes with a live show as part of the Philly Fringe in September. It then continues to play through October 1.   Read more »

Lenfest Plaza

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) will celebrate the completion of its new civic space, Lenfest Plaza, with PAFA’s Party on the Plaza on Saturday, October 1, 2011. The celebration will culminate at sunset with the inaugural lighting of Paint Torch, a sculpture by world-renowned American artist Claes Oldenburg. Read more »

Ars Nova Workshop

Ars Nova Workshop, Philadelphia’s leading nonprofit jazz and experimental music presenter, announces two special weekend concert series in Spring 2011. Featuring the work of Fieldwork and Instant Composers Pool Orchestra, the concerts take an in-depth look at the work of two important groups of composers and musicians representing both today’s most pioneering new music and decades of influence in the creative music scene. Read more »

Lantern Theater Company's 20th Anniversary, 2013/14 Season

In Lantern Theater Company’s milestone 20th anniversary season, Canary Promotion will deliver a fourth year of full-service media relations to drive regional and national awareness for this critically acclaimed Philadelphia gem.

LANTERN THEATER COMPANY closes its season with: Read more »