Saturday, May 23, 2015

Kimmel Center

PERFORMANCE THEATER
Kimmel Center
Nearby Venues
  • Le Bec Fin
  • The Happy Rooster
  • Yonny's
  • Nodding Head Brewery & Restaurant
  • Misconduct Tavern
  • The Palm
  • Good Dog Bar and Restaurant
  • Kimmel Center - Verizon Hall
  • Kimmel Center - Perelman Theater
  • The Merriam Theater
Broad & Spruce Sts. Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-893-1999
  • Calendar
    Upcoming events
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      Building & Theater Tour
    • Saturday, May 23, 2015
    • Enjoy a themed tour focusing on the history of the Kimmel Center and architectural and construction highlights. You'll see the Commonwealth Plaza, Perelman Theater, Verizon Hall, Merck Arts Education Center and the Dorrance H. Hamilton Garden. First Saturday tours will also include an organ demonstration.
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      Art & Architecture Tour
    • Saturday, May 23, 2015
    • This themed tour features an in-depth look at the Kimmel Center's architecture, a walk down the Avenue of the Arts and a tour of the Center's displayed artwork.
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      Regional Dance America
    • Saturday, May 23, 2015
    • The next generation of great dancers convene at the Kimmel Center for two nights of outstanding choreography and artistry. The event showcases the talents of 11 different companies from throughout the region.
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      USBands Concert Series
    • Wednesday, May 27, 2015
    • The USBands program supports music education programs across the nation by supporting memorable experiences for directors and students, with a focus on excellent venues, adjudication, and service. Through the efforts of USBands and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, more than 1,000 high school and middle school students will have the unique opportunity to perform onstage at a world-class venue, and receive world-class feedback.
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      Opera Philadelphia: Charlie Parker's YARDBIRD
    • Friday, June 5, 2015
    • In that empty twilight between life and death, tortured jazz soloist Charlie Parker composes his final masterpiece, revisiting the inspirations, demons, and women who fueled his creative genius. Opera Philadelphia presents the world premiere of this freeform expedition into the mind, heart, and personal purgatory of the bebop great.
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      Tempesta di Mare
    • Saturday, June 6, 2015
    • Tempesta di Mare performs baroque music on baroque instruments with what the Philadelphia City Paper describes as "a zest and virtuosity that transcends issues of style and instrumentation." Led by co-directors Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone with concertmaster Emlyn Ngai, Tempesta di Mare's repertoire ranges from staged opera with full orchestra to chamber music.
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      Praise!
    • Wednesday, June 10, 2015
    • Four vibrant Philadelphia choirs, accompanied by the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ and a brass ensemble, join forces for an inspiring evening of music by Mendelssohn, Verdi and more. Featuring choral ensembles from First Presbyterian Church, St. Paul's Episcopal, First United Methodist and the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
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      Mary Tuomanen: Hello! Sadness!
    • Thursday, June 11, 2015
    • Written and performed by Mary Tuomanen, this dark comedy explores themes of feminism and madness while addressing such disparate topics as Joan of Arc, Emily Dickinson, the FBI and a dog named Blanco.
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      Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Day
    • Saturday, June 13, 2015
    • This annual, family-friendly event features a fun-filled afternoon of free performances including family programs, recitals, silent movies and more.
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      Sittin' In
    • Wednesday, June 17, 2015
    • Sittin' In is a monthly cross-genre jam session featuring some of Philadelphia's best musicians.
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      Gilberto Santa Rosa
    • Friday, June 19, 2015
    • Gilberto Santa Rosa is one of the most successful vocalists in Puerto Rico. Known as a master of 'soneo,' an improvisational vocal technique, Santa Rosa has recorded such Salsa hits as 'Muneca' and 'Cantante De Cartel.'
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      Jazz Residency Free Public Workshops
    • Friday, June 19, 2015
    • Now in its second season, the Jazz Residency program invites burgeoning local jazz artists to nurture the development of new owkr through collaboration with other artists.
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      Phila Flea Market
    • Saturday, July 18, 2015
    • City Center Philadelphia Flea Markets has raised community-based funds since 1987. Features pottery, art work, food and more.