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  • 6:30 PMVirtual Jump Rope class - Punk Rope!
  • Thumb 2019 09 10 tim  shana at otto s 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

     Like to jump rope? We are partnering with Punk Rope for the month of September, which means we are helping to promote their weekly classes and they are giving everyone a 25% discount on jump ropes if they use the code ROTUNDA.

    Punk Rope is a blend of jump rope and calisthenics which improves cardio, strength, coordination, balance, quickness, speed, timing, rhythm, bone density, and body composition. Each week's class features a new themed playlist. Appropriate for most fitness levels. A jump rope and enough space to jump in is recommended.

    Classes are every Tuesday at 6:30pm ET and take place on Zoom. Donations are welcome but very optional:

    Venmo (Tim-Haft). Pay what you can or pay nothing. Just have fun. 

    The dates for the September classes are:

    Tues, Sept 1

    Tues, Sept 8

    Tues, Sept 15

    Tues, Sept 22

    Tues, Sept 29

    Attend as many as you like. 

    There is a different punk music theme each week. 

    If folks need a jump rope, use the code ROTUNDA when checking out from

    https://www.punkrope.com/jump-ropes and you will get 25% off. 

    The code will be valid through September.

    Please email information@therotunda.org or visit https://www.punkrope.com/ for the Zoom link (be sure to look for the Tuesday dates). The link will be the same every week.

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  • 6:30 PMVirtual Jump Rope class - Punk Rope!
  • Thumb 2019 09 10 tim  shana at otto s 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

     Like to jump rope? We are partnering with Punk Rope for the month of September, which means we are helping to promote their weekly classes and they are giving everyone a 25% discount on jump ropes if they use the code ROTUNDA.

    Punk Rope is a blend of jump rope and calisthenics which improves cardio, strength, coordination, balance, quickness, speed, timing, rhythm, bone density, and body composition. Each week's class features a new themed playlist. Appropriate for most fitness levels. A jump rope and enough space to jump in is recommended.

    Classes are every Tuesday at 6:30pm ET and take place on Zoom. Donations are welcome but very optional:

    Venmo (Tim-Haft). Pay what you can or pay nothing. Just have fun. 

    The dates for the September classes are:

    Tues, Sept 1

    Tues, Sept 8

    Tues, Sept 15

    Tues, Sept 22

    Tues, Sept 29

    Attend as many as you like. 

    There is a different punk music theme each week. 

    If folks need a jump rope, use the code ROTUNDA when checking out from

    https://www.punkrope.com/jump-ropes and you will get 25% off. 

    The code will be valid through September.

    Please email information@therotunda.org or visit https://www.punkrope.com/ for the Zoom link (be sure to look for the Tuesday dates). The link will be the same every week.

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  • 6:30 PMVirtual Jump Rope class - Punk Rope!
  • Thumb 2019 09 10 tim  shana at otto s 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

     Like to jump rope? We are partnering with Punk Rope for the month of September, which means we are helping to promote their weekly classes and they are giving everyone a 25% discount on jump ropes if they use the code ROTUNDA.

    Punk Rope is a blend of jump rope and calisthenics which improves cardio, strength, coordination, balance, quickness, speed, timing, rhythm, bone density, and body composition. Each week's class features a new themed playlist. Appropriate for most fitness levels. A jump rope and enough space to jump in is recommended.

    Classes are every Tuesday at 6:30pm ET and take place on Zoom. Donations are welcome but very optional:

    Venmo (Tim-Haft). Pay what you can or pay nothing. Just have fun. 

    The dates for the September classes are:

    Tues, Sept 1

    Tues, Sept 8

    Tues, Sept 15

    Tues, Sept 22

    Tues, Sept 29

    Attend as many as you like. 

    There is a different punk music theme each week. 

    If folks need a jump rope, use the code ROTUNDA when checking out from

    https://www.punkrope.com/jump-ropes and you will get 25% off. 

    The code will be valid through September.

    Please email information@therotunda.org or visit https://www.punkrope.com/ for the Zoom link (be sure to look for the Tuesday dates). The link will be the same every week.

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  • 1:00 PMONLINE! The 14th Annual Black Women's Arts Festival Philly
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    For more information, 

    Contact: Cassendre Xavier

    BWAFPhilly@gmail.com

    For Immediate Release

    Philly’s 14th Annual Black Women’s Arts Festival Announced; a “Virtual” Festival – September 19-20, 2020

    August 21, 2020 – For the first time, this year’s Black Women’s Arts Festival – the 14th annual Philadelphia-based event – will be a “virtual” festival, its organizers announced today.

    The event, which once again will showcase a variety of multimedia arts and performances by African American and Black women, will take place this year on Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20, said the event’s founder, Cassendre Xavier.  On both days, the show will begin at 1 pm and end at 7 pm, she said.

    “The Black Women’s Arts Festival has taken place at The Rotunda on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus,” Xavier explained.  But because of the pandemic, this year’s event will live-stream on The Rotunda’s You Tube channel, she said.  

    People can watch the show at https://www.youtube.com/TheRotundaPhilly and at The Rotunda's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheRotundaPhilly). 

    Xavier, who herself is a Philly-based singer-songwriter who performs at the Festival, said this year’s event will feature, among others, visual artist Wanda Payne, singer-songwriter Narissa Bond, and performance artist O.

    A full schedule of presentations and performances will be released closer to the event, and artists interested in participating should contact Cassendre Xavier at BWAFphilly@gmail.com.

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  • 1:00 PMONliNE! The 14th Annual Black Women's Arts Festival Philly
  • Thumb bwafsavethedatefor2020 draftwebsite 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    For more information, 

    Contact: Cassendre Xavier

    BWAFPhilly@gmail.com

    For Immediate Release

    Philly’s 14th Annual Black Women’s Arts Festival Announced; a “Virtual” Festival – September 19-20, 2020

    August 21, 2020 – For the first time, this year’s Black Women’s Arts Festival – the 14th annual Philadelphia-based event – will be a “virtual” festival, its organizers announced today.

    The event, which once again will showcase a variety of multimedia arts and performances by African American and Black women, will take place this year on Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20, said the event’s founder, Cassendre Xavier.  On both days, the show will begin at 1 pm and end at 7 pm, she said.

    “The Black Women’s Arts Festival has taken place at The Rotunda on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus,” Xavier explained.  But because of the pandemic, this year’s event will live-stream on The Rotunda’s You Tube channel, she said.  

    People can watch the show at https://www.youtube.com/TheRotundaPhilly and at The Rotunda's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheRotundaPhilly). 

    Xavier, who herself is a Philly-based singer-songwriter who performs at the Festival, said this year’s event will feature, among others, visual artist Wanda Payne, singer-songwriter Narissa Bond, and performance artist O.

    A full schedule of presentations and performances will be released closer to the event, and artists interested in participating should contact Cassendre Xavier at BWAFphilly@gmail.com.

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  • 6:00 PMPOSTPONED! New date to be announced! FREE virtual workshop! Funding Your Art in Pandemic Times
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    This event has been postponed due to circumstances beyond our control. We'll post a new date soon. 

    Vision Driven Artist Workshop Series

    Funding Your Art in Pandemic Times

    Facilitated by Brittany Campese

    - Learn and share new and innovative strategies and resources that you've been using to fund your art and work over the past 7 months

    - Create simple life/work budgets to help alleviate some anxieties and find the gaps

    - Problem-solve challenges together

    - Bring your questions and ideas

    This workshop will take place on Zoom. Registration is FREE and is required. All registered guests will receive the Zoom link before the event. 

    Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/x/vda-funding-your-art-in-pandemic-times-tickets-119969761787

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  • 6:30 PMVirtual Jump Rope class - Punk Rope!
  • Thumb 2019 09 10 tim  shana at otto s 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

     Like to jump rope? We are partnering with Punk Rope for the month of September, which means we are helping to promote their weekly classes and they are giving everyone a 25% discount on jump ropes if they use the code ROTUNDA.

    Punk Rope is a blend of jump rope and calisthenics which improves cardio, strength, coordination, balance, quickness, speed, timing, rhythm, bone density, and body composition. Each week's class features a new themed playlist. Appropriate for most fitness levels. A jump rope and enough space to jump in is recommended.

    Classes are every Tuesday at 6:30pm ET and take place on Zoom. Donations are welcome but very optional:

    Venmo (Tim-Haft). Pay what you can or pay nothing. Just have fun. 

    The dates for the September classes are:

    Tues, Sept 1

    Tues, Sept 8

    Tues, Sept 15

    Tues, Sept 22

    Tues, Sept 29

    Attend as many as you like. 

    There is a different punk music theme each week. 

    If folks need a jump rope, use the code ROTUNDA when checking out from

    https://www.punkrope.com/jump-ropes and you will get 25% off. 

    The code will be valid through September.

    Please email information@therotunda.org or visit https://www.punkrope.com/ for the Zoom link (be sure to look for the Tuesday dates). The link will be the same every week.

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  • 7:00 PMPoet~tree En Motion Pres. The 2020 Fall Our-Story- Gettin’ Versed in Virtual Event: In Celebration of Artists who Press Awn!
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    Poet~tree En Motion Presents

    The 2020 Fall Our-Story- Gettin’ Versed in Virtual Event: In Celebration of Artists who Press Awn!

    A FREE community event 

    This ongoing seasonal series features a variety of multi-disciplinary performance, arts & culture presentations...

    Usually In person @ The Rotunda... This event will still be hosted by The Rotunda but the audience can watch directly from the Rotunda's Facebook Page at https://facebook.com/therotundaphilly . Just pop over to the FB page at 7pm and it will be streaming live! 

    Wednesday, September 23rd, 7-9pm

    This ongoing seasonal series features a variety of multi-disciplinary performance, arts & culture presentations… Experience Performance Presentations, featuring an ecclectic Lineup of Rhythms & Artists ranging from Live Musical Acts to Spoken Word Flow-et-tree to Folkloric Infused Dance Movements & so much more that just can't be put into one box…

    Join us for this opportunity for us to get Versed in virtual via the Live stream Music, Dance/Meditative Movement & Word Power in Celebration of our-Story’s!

    • Line On Some Trip (L.O.S.T.)

    the French / Middle-Eastern Singer-Songwriter & Guitarist exploring Post-punk/Anti-folk Psychedelic Irony.

    Www.lineonsometrip.com

    • Text Rich/a.k.a. Ali Richardson (Live Music, Songs, Raps & Scats) An

    artist of many talents and gifts ranging

    from acoustic to electric instrumentation & various vocal interpretations whilst empowering the youth with arts in education.

    www.hiphopjazzmusicology.com

    • Autumn Meeshka was made in Philly with Colombian and (US)American ingredients, Autumn Meeshka performs North and South American folk and pop tunes. With a goal to make people think, feel, and remember, Autumn's artistry complements her daytime devoir as a teaching anthropologist.

    www.instagram.com/meeshka_plays.com

    • 7textures (Lauren Raske & Noel Yee presenting) is an artists agency and production house with a focus on event design, styling and entertainment services. Our team specialize in curating talented artists and performers to build sensational design and performance experiences for a multitude of environments.

    www.7textures.com

    • Samantha aka “GhettoSongBird” Hollins is an independent Rock-n-Roll singer/songwriter/guitarist from North Philly known worldwide w/ hundreds of shows under her belt. She was also the curator of her own festival, Wingdomfest; giving space to other women and Black people in Rock.

    www.theculturerockgriot.com

    • Gabrielle de Burke / a.k.a. Plum Dragoness (Dragon Spirit Arts)

    Resident Performance Artist, Event Organizer & Arts Educator dropping Ritualistic Lyrics of

    Poetic Dance Theater Movement Meditations.

    www.DragonSpiritArts.com

    & www.ThePlumDragoness.com

    • Swing that Cat is a sonic Cocktail ~

    Take Jump Blues and swizzle it with Horny Swing,

    Add a Dash of Cabaret and a Splash of Bourbon Street...

    www.swingthatcat.band

    • Bellydance with Lorenda is an ecstatic dancer who enchants with swirling swords and silk veils, wings, fabulous fans and fire arts that fuses various styles of Bellydance performed at events ranging from the traditional to the offbeat - from the beaches & casinos of Atlantic City to the desert sands of Burning Man & upscale Persian weddings to avant-garde art galleries, theaters & festivals.

    www.bellydancebylorenda.com

    + Big Thanks to Dean Myers for the LiveStream Tech & Videography support to facilitate the event!

    https://www.instagram.com/mrdeanmyers/

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  • 6:00 PMFREE virtual workshop! Tips and Tricks for Teaching Art Online
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    Vision Driven Artist Workshop Series

    Tips and Tricks for Teaching Art Online

    Brittany Campese talks with panelists Briana Clarke (Program Manager, ArtWell) and Selekha Ramos (Director of Online Programming, Mighty Writers).

    This workshop is for individuals and orgs who do online arts programming, particularly for young people.

    - Learn how two Philly-based arts organizations have shifted their programming online

    - Hear and share tips and tricks for teaching artists

    - Hear and share tips and tricks for organizations

    This workshop will take place on Zoom. Registration is FREE and is required. All registered guests will receive the Zoom link before the event. 

    Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vda-tips-tricks-for-teaching-art-online-tickets-120320865949

  • 6:30 PMVirtual Jump Rope class - Punk Rope!
  • Thumb 2019 09 10 tim  shana at otto s 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

     Like to jump rope? We are partnering with Punk Rope for the month of September, which means we are helping to promote their weekly classes and they are giving everyone a 25% discount on jump ropes if they use the code ROTUNDA.

    Punk Rope is a blend of jump rope and calisthenics which improves cardio, strength, coordination, balance, quickness, speed, timing, rhythm, bone density, and body composition. Each week's class features a new themed playlist. Appropriate for most fitness levels. A jump rope and enough space to jump in is recommended.

    Classes are every Tuesday at 6:30pm ET and take place on Zoom. Donations are welcome but very optional:

    Venmo (Tim-Haft). Pay what you can or pay nothing. Just have fun. 

    The dates for the September classes are:

    Tues, Sept 1

    Tues, Sept 8

    Tues, Sept 15

    Tues, Sept 22

    Tues, Sept 29

    Attend as many as you like. 

    There is a different punk music theme each week. 

    If folks need a jump rope, use the code ROTUNDA when checking out from

    https://www.punkrope.com/jump-ropes and you will get 25% off. 

    The code will be valid through September.

    Please email information@therotunda.org or visit https://www.punkrope.com/ for the Zoom link (be sure to look for the Tuesday dates). The link will be the same every week.

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