NOT AT THE ROTUNDA!
40th Street Summer Series continues with Voices of Africa and opener
Center For Creative Works for a great night of family-friendly free
music and fun!
For 2019 we're moving to a new location at 39th and Walnut, close to Locust Walk, just east of our old location.
The Summer Series is hosted by Negus Frost.
of Africa has been performing for 35 years. They share the power and
joy of its music, which spans the African Diaspora, through traditional
African and African American songs, message music, gospel, inspirational
and healing percussion rhythms. They have traveled the continental
expanse of the USA, and appeared in Canada, Jamaica, London, Hawaii, and
Ghana. VOA has now become an "African Cultural Arts Collective" that
works with committed African cultural artists from around the Diaspora.
the show is the Center for Creative Works, a vocational arts program
for adults with developmental disabilities. CCW is home to Pop! Pop!
Pop! Records, a record label that supports and promotes the music made
by CCW artists. They are excited to be performing our favorite covers as
well as our own original material.
This is the 15th year for the
40th Street Summer Series, produced by The Rotunda, the University of
Pennsylvania, and University City District.
Stop by beginning at
6 pm for interactive activities with University City Arts League, free
scoops of ice cream from Ben & Jerry's (while supplies last), and
face-painting and balloon animals!
Join the University City Arts
League in making Kalimbas, a classic African instrument. Have fun
making your own and tweaking the sound until it is just right. This
project is for all ages to play, but little hands will need a little
Admission is FREE!
For 2019 we're moving to a new location at 39th and Walnut, close to Locust Walk, just east of our old location. NOT AT THE ROTUNDA!