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Community Education Center presents first-ever DanceAfrica Philadelphia

Community Education Center presents first-ever DanceAfrica Philadelphia

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 […]

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Arts Organizations and For-Profits Sharing Resources Together

Arts Organizations and For-Profits Sharing Resources Together

By Karen Harlin for The Dance Journal A small group of about a dozen Arts Administrators, Artists and Art supporters met on Tuesday evening, January 17th  at the Community Education Center in Philadelphia to discuss how working together, sharing their […]

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Review: Tap Teaser 8: Infinity Indeed

Review: Tap Teaser 8: Infinity Indeed

by Kat Richter, MA for The Dance Journal It’s been a good year for tap in Philly, and what better way to celebrate than with an evening of live jazz and tap at the Community Education Center?  The newly remodeled […]

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Can Philadelphia bring home the vote and with it $50,000?

Can Philadelphia bring home the vote and with it $50,000?

For over thirty years, the Community Education Center (or as known by its fans as the CEC) located 3500 Lancaster Avenue, has served Powelton Village, West Philadelphia and for that matter, pretty much most of Philadelphia, as a community based […]

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Bodies of Text

Bodies of Text

Bodies of Text is a series of collaborative dance performances and art exhibitions tied to the book and its interdisciplinary interpretations.   Premiering as a part of the 2011 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts and its theme of Paris 1911, […]

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CEC plays host to the NY Dance Exchange

CEC plays host to the NY Dance Exchange

The NY Dance Exchange is the annual artists exchange between the CEC/Community Education Center and NYC based New Dance Alliance. The event presents an evening of dance and performance by an outstanding group of artists including up and coming and […]

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Leeway Foundation presents eclectic dance performances by select grantees

Leeway Foundation presents eclectic dance performances by select grantees

The Philadelphia-based Leeway Foundation supports women and transgender artists who create social change through their artwork. Vernacular Motions features performances by four dancers who have received grants from the Leeway Foundation. The performances are: Uurja by Viji Rao/Three Aksha Dance […]

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A new high for New Edge Mix dance artists

A new high for New Edge Mix dance artists

By Merilyn Jackson For The Inquirer Before funders bowed to political pressure in the 1980s, they allowed grantees full artistic expression. You still see funder-driven work in the theater realm. But Terri Shockley, executive director of the 25-year-old Community Education […]

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An Interview with Charles Tyson, Jr.

An Interview with Charles Tyson, Jr.

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Steve: Charles, you seem to have your hands in to so many areas of dance and the performing arts, I am not sure even where to begin. I know you are a Philadelphia […]

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Dance From Abstract to Activism!

Dance From Abstract to Activism!

An Expectation of Violence Performers: Jaamil Kosoko, Kristen Shahverdian, Shannon Murphy, and Zachary Svoboda. The Community Education Center (CEC) and Meeting House Theatre proudly will present the final performance of its 25th Anniversary Season, the New Edge Mix Performance Series. […]

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