Performance Garage Initiates Phase One of a $2Million Capital Project

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CONTACT
Megan Sauve | Performance Garage
215-569-4060| msauve@performancegarage.org
http://www.performancegarage.org

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Phase One of the Performance Garage’s Capital Project will commence this summer, which will expand programmatic capacity. The Performance Garage is grateful to the City of Philadelphia for the support of $500,000 in capital improvement funds.
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Graffito Works opens 2nd season at PAFA with movement inspired by Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis

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CONTACT
Steven Weisz | Graffito Works
Tel. 484-469-0288
Email. graffitoworks@gmail.com
Web. www.graffitoworks.com

Heike Rass | PAFA
EVP of Marketing & Communications
Tel. 215-972-2031  Email: hrass@pafa.org
Web. www.pafa.org

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Graffito Works opens 2nd season with performance at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with movement inspired by the exhibition Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.

Philadelphia, PA (January 25, 2016) – Graffito Works, a unique platform for dancers and performing artists to create site-specific work, launches its second season at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:00pm with movement inspired by the exhibition Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.
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Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet Presents 2016 Philadelphia Screendance Festival

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CONTACT
Nora Gibson | Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet
267-847-5459
Email: norasgibson@gmail.com
Web: www.noragibsoncontemporaryballet.com

Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet presents Philadelphia’s newest international “dance­for­camera” film festival, which celebrates the nexus between the cinematic and the choreographic! 27 “dance­for­camera” short films from film/dance­makers from all over the globe, Philadelphia, Montreal, Santa Barbara, Greece, Iran, San Francisco, NYC, London, and more will be represented in three separate programs in this exciting, 6­day event.
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FEMME. COLLECTIVE PRESENTS: CHERCHEZ LA FEMME

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CONTACT
Loren McFalls | femme. collective
678-425-4555
info@femmecollectivephilly.com
http://www.femmecollectivephilly.com
Image: http://bit.ly/1NrBnkT

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Philadelphia, PA – On February 12th and 13th at 8 p.m., a brand new artists’ organization called “femme. collective” will present an evening of dance, poetry, visual art and refreshments entitled “cherchez la femme,” at the Performance Garage.
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4th Annual Evening of Duets

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CONTACT
Melissa Chisena | Chisena Danza
215-498-6264
chisenadanza@gmail.com
http://www.eveningofduets.com

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4th Annual Evening of Duets – February 5, 6 and 7, 2016 at the Community Education Center’s Meeting House Theatre Featuring Dance Duets from Philadelphia, New York, and DC

Created as a pre-Valentines performance, this event will highlight duets from the romantic to the volatile by innovative choreographers and their professional dance companies from Philadelphia, New York and DC.
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Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet in Ephemeral

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CONTACT
Nora Gibson | Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet
267-847-5459
Email: norasgibson@gmail.com
Web: www.noragibsoncontemporaryballet.com
Hi Res Image: http://bit.ly/1NQOgpr

This season, Gibson has created a full evening work that invites ballet to be the voice for big and intellectually bold ideas, taking the audience into new territory through a collaboration with progressive and experimental artists from other disciplines. Featuring seven outstanding classical dancers, Ephemeral is about the beauty and poignancy of finiteness, and our perception of Time; how we are both in its fabric and observers of it. Ephemeral is an immersive experience that allows reflection of time, of self, and the deepest appreciation of what is beautiful and ephemeral.
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Graffito Works brings improvisational dance to the James A. Michener Art Museum

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CONTACT
Steven Weisz | Graffito Works
Tel. 610-587-7313
Email. graffitoworks@gmail.com
Web. www.graffitoworks.com
Rehearsal Photos:  http://on.fb.me/1hMVNwA

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Doylestown, PA – Steven Weisz, founder of PhiladelphiaDANCE.org, has brought numerous dance programs to the greater Philadelphia region over the years as well as to the James A. Michener Art Museum. His newest international project, Graffito Works (translated as “little scribbles” of movement) will present at the James A. Michener Art Museum on Sunday, September 27th at 3:00pm. Tickets are $20, $15 for members and $10 students with valid ID. Price includes performance as well as a reception following with the artists in the Edgar N. Putman Event Pavilion. Continue reading