In conjunction with its presentation of Brett Bailey’s Macbeth, FringeArts presents Le Cargo, a dance work by Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula, as part of the curated portion of the 2016 Fringe Festival. Combining personal narratives with the history of violence experienced in his home country, Linyekula’s new work is centered on memory, forgetting, and the suppression of memory. Through movement, Le Cargo addresses the legacy of decades of war, terror, fear and the collapse of the economy for Linyekula, his family, and his friends.
Elephant Room creators Dennis Diamond, Louie Magic, and Daryl Hannah were profiled in the Washington Post after the Center-supported project traveled to Washington, D.C.
Legendary downtown theater artist Richard Schechner asks, “What’s the difference between forgery and art,” between “new” and “original?”
Taras Lewyckyj, the artistic director of Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, recovered, restaged, and documented lost works of acclaimed Ukrainian dance artist Anatoly Kryvochyzha.
Bowerbird is a presenting organization that showcases over 70 events annually, with a focus on raising awareness of “provocative and divergent musical traditions.”
A number of projects from grantees and Pew Fellows have garnered extensive national and regional press coverage in recent weeks.
Composer, improviser, and media artist Mike Bullock will join forces with Swedish composers and conceptual artists Leif Elggren, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, and Kent Tankred, and Philadelphia musicians such as Ian Fraser and Bhob Rainey, for a program of electronic music, performance, and installations, expanding Philadelphia’s connection to the international experimental music scene.
Over the course of his 30-year career, percussionist and 2000 Pew Fellow Pablo Batista has performed, recorded, and toured with a range of leading jazz, R&B, Latin, pop, and gospel artists including Bono, George Howard, Alicia Keyes, Gerald Levert, Jeffrey Osborne, Eddie Palmieri, Teddy Pendergrass, Diane Reeves, Grover Washington, Jr., Musiq, Manny Oquendo’s Conjunto Libre, and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Within a welcoming educational environment, Al-Bustan supports the Arab-American community’s pursuit and affirmation of its cultural identity.
Focusing on the work of Bach, Beethoven, and Britten, Farewell explores how each composer addresses themes of departures.
Zizka talks with us about the Wilma’s identity and approach to theater making, her commitment to learning and experimentation, her vision for the future, and more.
The Kimmel Center, Inc., best known as a presenting organization and home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Ballet, is one of the most well-attended cultural venues in Philadelphia.
The Painted Bride commissioned composer, bandleader, and jazz drummer John Hollenbeck to create and perform a new work with his Large Ensemble.