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Three Philadelphia Scottish Dancers Invited to Scotland’s Edinburgh Castle to Perform in the 66th Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Three Philadelphia Scottish Dancers Invited to Scotland’s Edinburgh Castle to Perform in the 66th Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

by Cailine Drummond for The Dance Journal Discover Scottish Dance, USA announced that 14 American Scottish Highland Dancers will pack their bags, dance shoes and costumes to perform in The 66th Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, one of the world’s most […]

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Your help is needed to preserve Grants to the Arts

Your help is needed to preserve Grants to the Arts

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed the budget bill presented to him by the General Assembly. This is the first time in 40 years that a budget bill was vetoed completely.  Gov. Wolf and legislative leaders met on July 1 and left […]

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U.S. Senate & House Committees Advance NEA Funding

U.S. Senate & House Committees Advance NEA Funding

by Americans For The Arts The U.S. Senate approved legislation (for the first time in six years!) in subcommittee to level funding the National Endowment for the Arts. The U.S. House also kept its pace for rapid consideration, approving its […]

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Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and Leah Stein Dance Company to present TURBINE

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and Leah Stein Dance Company to present TURBINE

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia  received an award of $216,000 from The William Penn Foundation for the TURBINE project. The large-scale, site-responsive choral work, will have its world premier at the Fairmount Water Works along the Schuylkill River on June 27 & 28, 2015. Mendelssohn Club […]

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Cardell Dance Theater to debut major new dance work inspired by immigration, SUPPER, PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

Cardell Dance Theater to debut major new dance work inspired by immigration, SUPPER, PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

“Supper, People on the Move is about mobility and decisions moving you: an action starts with a clear intention and it is carried away by a tide of impulses.” Silvana Cardell, choreographer From choreographer Silvana Cardell comes a new dance performance inspired […]

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PA Budget Bill Includes No Increases for the Arts

PA Budget Bill Includes No Increases for the Arts

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee introduced the “budget bill” – House Bill 1192 (HB 1192).  This bill reflects, for the most part, the budget bill that was passed last year and does not include the $2 million increase to Grants to the […]

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FringeArts explores the politics of movement in Kate Watson-Wallace’s Mash Up Body

FringeArts explores the politics of movement in Kate Watson-Wallace’s Mash Up Body

FringeArts favorite Kate-Watson Wallace returns with Mash Up Body, a contemporary dance piece that examines the evolution and destruction of identity.  This haunting and thrilling performance runs June 4th-6th at 8:00pm. All performances are at FringeArts’ waterfront headquarters, 140 N Columbus Blvd. (at Race […]

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Regional Dance America Gathers for Philly LOVE Dance Festival 2015

Regional Dance America Gathers for Philly LOVE Dance Festival 2015

Philadelphia Dance Theatre hosts the annual Regional Dance America Northeast Festival on May 21-23, bringing 300 pre-professional dancers, directors and choreographers to learn, perform and inspire. The three-day Philly LOVE Dance Festival 2015 for Regional Dance America (RDA) will showcase […]

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NEWS: Temple U Dept. of Dance awards Jennifer Weber the 2015 Reflection/Response Commission

NEWS: Temple U Dept. of Dance awards Jennifer Weber the 2015 Reflection/Response Commission

The Temple University Department of Dance announced that their third choreographic commission under the Reflection:Response speaker and performance series has been awarded to choreographer, Jennifer Weber This new commission will premiere on October 16  and 17, 2015 in the Conwell […]

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5th Philadelphia International Tango Festival

5th Philadelphia International Tango Festival

Gustavo & Giselle – photo credit: Cathy Gurvis The 5th Philadelphia International Tango Festival, which will take place at Christ Church Neighborhood House from May 28-31, is drawing dancers from around the U.S. and beyond.  The largest Argentine tango event […]

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