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Philadanco’s ‘Blood, Sweat And Dance’

The Philadelphia Dance Company presents its spring program at the Kimmel Center on April 17th, 18th and 19th, and this year’s theme is “Blood, Sweat and Dance.”

04/05/2014

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Six-Month Philadelphia Festival Will Honor 19th-Century Freedom Pioneer

Octavius Catto was killed in South Philadelphia on the frontlines of the struggle for equality, fighting for voter rights on Election Day, 1871.

01/15/2014

Laurie Olin (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Two Philadelphians Receive National Medal Of Arts Awards

Philadanco founder Joan Myers Brown and landscape architect Laurie Olin are in Washington D.C. to receive the prestigious awards.

07/10/2013

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‘The Big Bang!’

The Philadelphia Dance Company presents its spring program at the Kimmel Center from April 19th through the 21st. The theme is “The Big Bang!”

04/06/2013

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New Book Discusses The History Of African American Ballet Dancers In Philadelphia

A local author recently published a book on the history of African American ballet dancers in Philadelphia.

02/19/2012

PHILADANCO

Founded in 1970, the Philadelphia Dance Company, or PHILADANCO, is a nationally celebrated performance dance group that is often recognized for its performance of African dance traditions.

09/17/2011

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The Kimmel Center Turns 10!

The Kimmel Center’s tenth anniversary season has a decidedly Philadelphia flavor.

05/29/2011

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Kimmel Center Presents ‘Philadanco’ To Celebrate Mother’s Day

The Kimmel Center is holding a special Mother’s Day weekend celebration ranging from modern dance to bee-bop.

05/06/2011