Dawn Marie Bazemore’s The Browder Project explores the catastrophic mental effects of solitary confinement of Kalief Browder

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Dawn Marie Bazemore | dbdanceproject
Tel.  215-432-3491| db.danceprojects@gmail.com
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Philadelphia – Dawn Marie Bazemore and her dance collective #dbdanceproject presents The Browder Project on Saturday, May 19, 2018, 7 pm at The Performance Garage. The Browder Project is a collaborative dance work inspired by the experiences of Kalief Browder who, at 16 years of age was falsely arrested and forced to spend three years of his life in one of the worst prisons on Rikers Island. Kalief endured abuse at the hands of the gang-affiliated inmates and the corrections officers who forced him to spend the majority of his stay in solitary confinement. Continue reading

2016 Gala Celebration & Fundraiser Honoring Suzanne Roberts

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Megan Sauve | Performance Garage
Tel. 2155694060 | msauve@performancegarage.org
http://www.performancegarage.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Performance Garage is hosting its 2016 Gala Celebration and Fundraiser on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 6pm-9pm, honoring Suzanne Roberts for her contributions to the Philadelphia dance community.  Featured during the evening are performances by BalletX, Koresh Dance Company, Philadanco, & Jeanne Ruddy.
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Performance Garage Initiates Phase One of a $2Million Capital Project

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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