24th Annual Celebrating the 24th Anniversary of Ukraine’s independence

WWW.TRYZUB.ORG A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts and crafts (Excite your senses with an array of wonderful colors sounds and flavors) Experience the vibrant, enduring culture of a people that
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Celebrating the 23rd Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence

UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL – 23rd Annual WWW.TRYZUB.ORG A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts and crafts (Excite your senses with an array of wonderful colors sounds and flavors). Sunday, August 24, at 12:00 noon. The 23rd Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival, will be (more...)

Lantern Theater Company – C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters

Lantern Theater Company Presents a Limited Return Engagement of Philadelphia Actor/Playwright Anthony Lawton’s Adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters, May 27 – June 15, 2014 Lantern Theater Company closes their 20th anniversary season with a limited return engagement of Philadelphia actor/playwright Anthony Lawton’s multimedia adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ classic novella The Screwtape (more...)

Kick Off 2014 Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 10 a.m.to 11 a.m. Shofuso, the Japanese House and Gardens Lansdowne and Horticultural Drives (West Fairmount Park) Within the Horticultural Center A traditional Japanese tea ceremony will take place and officially launch the 17th annual festival and two weeks of cultural events which conclude with (more...)

Delegation Wows Americans with Turkmen Art and Music

By Paula D. Thomson Staff Writer Americans in Washington, New Mexico and New York got a taste of the finest music, art, literature and dance Turkmenistan has to offer thanks to a weeklong festival December 2–7 called Turkmenistan Culture Days. In honor of Turkmenistan’s recent 22nd anniversary of independence and (more...)

Old and New Traditions Welcome the New Year

In the dark, first minutes of each January 1, the new year is welcomed with the explosions of fireworks in many cities around the United States. The noisemaking stems from an ancient belief that scaring away evil spirits is necessary for a happy new year. A relatively (more...)

Hip-Hop: From the Streets to the Mainstream

Hip-hop is more than just music. The term encompasses a whole culture, and that helps explain how it has become one of the most influential elements shaping global entertainment and youth self-expression. All over the world, hip-hop is a tool for explaining the complexities of daily (more...)

Fringe Festival Performers Break The Boundaries Of Contemporary Art

From Fishtown to Fairmount, West Philly to Old City, self-produced Fringe Festival performers break the boundaries of contemporary art, one neighborhood at a time All tickets are now on sale for the 17th annual Fringe Festival (formerly known as the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe), presented by FringeArts (more...)

Ukrainian Folk Festival – 22nd Annual

UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL – 22nd Annual Celebrating the 22nd anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts and crafts (Excite your senses with an array of wonderful colors sounds and flavors) Horsham, PA -- Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 12:00 noon. (more...)

Intangible Cultural Heritage

Traditionally, preserving cultural heritage has meant conserving historic buildings, monuments and works of art. But starting in the 1960s, thanks to a growing appreciation of diverse cultures and modes of cultural expression, the preservation of cultural heritage has expanded to encompass so-called “intangible” cultural expressions (more...)

Philadelphia Voloshky School Of Dance Celebrates 40 Years

Sunday, May 19th, 2 pm at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside, Pa. Voloshky School of Dance is celebrating 40 joyous years of teaching and educating thousands of students in the Philadelphia Tri-State area in the beauty and art of dance, music, and culture. The event and concert (more...)

Invisible River On The Schuylkill Invisible River

Invisible River on the Schuylkill Invisible River is a cultural event, unprecedented in Philadelphia’s history, that will animate Fairmount Park and the Schuylkill River with dance, music and visual art for 4 special evenings this June.  A chorus of 11 dancing singers will perform the haunting folk compositions by stick and a (more...)

Belgian Soldiers Are Performing The Harlem Shake

New video of half-naked Belgian soldiers with machine guns performing the Harlem Shake brings a lot of visitors on YouTube. According to Orange "the video was taken down within a day of being uploaded but not before it had quickly gone viral after showing the troupe (more...)

Kennedy Center Honors Artists for Creative Contributions

By Lauren Monsen
Staff Writer
What do bluesman Buddy Guy, actor/director Dustin Hoffman, comedian/television host David Letterman, ballerina Natalia Makarova and rock band Led Zeppelin have in common? As leading talents within their respective fields, all of them have helped shape U.S. cultural life — and all are

2012 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival Kicked Off

The 16th annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival is less than two weeks away. The 16-day Festival, running September 7-22, 2012, kicked off opening week with 4 world premieres from celebrated Philadelphia artists at venues throughout the city. Opening-week performances explore everything from women in comedy and writers in transit to rock (more...)


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