Media Relations

Arcadia University Art Gallery presents JG: a new film project by Tacita Dean

Arcadia University Art Gallery is pleased to announce the presentation of JG by internationally acclaimed British-born, Berlin-based artist Tacita Dean. Commissioned by and made for the gallery, and funded by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, JG will be on view from February 7 through April 21, 2013. Read more »

Bowerbird presents: Cage: Beyond Silence

In conjunction with the centenary of John Cage’s birth and the 20-year anniversary of his death, Philadelphia experimental-music presenter Bowerbird presented a major festival celebrating the acclaimed musician and theorist’s myriad contributions. Cage: Beyond Silence, presented in conjunction with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, ran October 26, 2012–January 20, 2013. Read more »

Association for Public Art Presents "Symbiosis" by artist Roxy Paine

The Association for Public Art announces the installation of internationally acclaimed artist Roxy Paine’s Symbiosis, a masterful work of public art that explores the tension between chaos and order in natural laws. Paine is known for work that investigates the collision of industry and nature; his series of stainless steel “Dendroid” sculptures are exemplary manifestations of this practice. Read more »

Philadelphia Dance Projects Presents: Leah Stein Dance Company's 10th Anniversary

In 2012, Philadelphia Dance Projects honored a landmark year for a movement pioneer with Leah Stein Dance Company’s 10th Anniversary, an expansive program that reflected on the company’s past and contemplated the road ahead through duet and small group works. During each performance held at the Performance Garage, Philadelphia choreographer Leah Stein led audiences through her ever-contemplative body of work, from introspective site-inspired dances to bold collaborations. Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »


Brat Productions presents CARRIE

a comedy by Erik Jackson
based on the novel by Stephen King
Directed by Michael Alltop

October 2 – November 7, 2010
Press night, Thursday, October 7 at 8 p.m.

@ Underground Arts at the Wolf Building
340 North 12th Street (at Callowhill), Philadelphia
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