August 2014

September 2014

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  • 7:00 PMWRITE BLOODY PUBLISHING’S POETRY EXTRAVAGANZA & DANCE PARTY!
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    WRITE BLOODY PUBLISHING’S POETRY EXTRAVAGANZA & DANCE PARTY! Five of the Write Bloody Publishing’s best loved poets – Derrick Brown (Strange 

    Light), Sarah Kay (No Matter the Wreckage), Anis Mojgani (Songs from Under the River), Cristin O’Keefe 

    Aptowicz (The Year of No Mistakes) and Taylor Mali (Last Time As We Are) – will all be performing 

    together under one roof! Come for the poetry, buy all the books & stick around for the dancing! 

    Admission is $5

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  • 7:00 PMSephro: Earth's Revenge by Fantasy Weavers Original Opera for Children and Adults
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fantasy Weavers Original Opera for Children and AdultspresentsSephro: Earth's Revenge

    Planet Sephro faces it's most threatening challenge yet—chemical warfare. The Sephron's food sustenance, Torli, is tainted to create sickness and death. Come witness, in this fourth story in the Sephro series, how the Sephrons and their Earthen friends risk their lives for the salvation of Sephro.

    TICKETS
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  • 3:00 PMSephro: Earth's Revenge by Fantasy Weavers Original Opera for Children and Adults
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Fantasy Weavers Original Opera for Children and AdultspresentsSephro: Earth's RevengeThe 4th installment in the Sephro Opera Cycle, Sephro: Earth's Revenge by Kate Quinn, is slated to be performed with Philly FringeArts on Saturday, Sept. 6th at 7pmSunday, Sept. 7th at 3pmand Wednesday, Sept. 10th at 8pm

    Planet Sephro faces it's most threatening challenge yet—chemical warfare. The Sephron's food sustenance, Torli, is tainted to create sickness and death. Come witness, in this fourth story in the Sephro series, how the Sephrons and their Earthen friends risk their lives for the salvation of Sephro.

    TICKETS 

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  • 8:00 PMSephro: Earth's Revenge by Fantasy Weavers Original Opera for Children and Adults
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Fantasy Weavers Original Opera for Children and AdultspresentsSephro: Earth's RevengeThe 4th installment in the Sephro Opera Cycle, Sephro: Earth's Revenge by Kate Quinn, is slated to be performed with Philly FringeArts on Saturday, Sept. 6th at 7pmSunday, Sept. 7th at 3pmand Wednesday, Sept. 10th at 8pm

    Planet Sephro faces it's most threatening challenge yet—chemical warfare. The Sephron's food sustenance, Torli, is tainted to create sickness and death. Come witness, in this fourth story in the Sephro series, how the Sephrons and their Earthen friends risk their lives for the salvation of Sephro.

    TICKETS

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  • 8:00 PMAndrew's Video Vault screens Martyrs of the Alamo (1915) and Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976)
  • 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM FREE Screenings Continuous From 8 PM on the Second THURSDAY of Every Month! This program is made possible through the generous support of the Cinema Studies Program and The Rotunda at the University of Pennsylvania. ****VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.**** SEPTEMBER 11 Martyrs of the Alamo (1915 / 71 minutes) Playing fast and loose with the facts of history, the founding of Texas is presented in Christy Cabanne’s expansive movie produced by D.W. Griffith. Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976 / 123 minutes) “Truth is whatever gets the loudest applause.” Robert Altman debunks classic western archetypes and explores the difference between western history and western legend in show biz-obsessed America. With Paul Newman, Burt Lancaster, Joel Grey and Kevin McCarthy. OCTOBER 9 The Goose Woman (1925 / 80 minutes) Ripped from the headlines of the “Hall-Miller” case—a disgraced opera singer with an illegitimate child sees a chance to reclaim the spotlight by insinuating herself as a material witness in a high profile trial. Penn and Teller Get Killed (1989 / 89 minutes) Gleefully morbid comedy from Penn and Teller where, on live TV, Penn Jillette publically asks someone to threaten his life, and the candidates pour in. Co-starring Caitlin Clarke and the great David Patrick Kelly. NOVEMBER 13 Arsenal (1929 / 70 minutes) In Aleksandr Dovzhenko’s drama, a Ukrainian solider returns home after the trauma of The Great War and seeks political reform in his village. The Virgin Soldiers (1969 / 95 minutes) Legendary stage impresario John Dexter’s first film features a bunch of randy soldiers in 1950s south-east Asia as a commentary on then current Vietnam anxieties. DECEMBER 11 Traffic in Souls (1913 / 88 minutes) The dark side of the American experience is illuminated in this examination of two immigrants seduced into prostitution by nefarious pimps and flesh traffickers. Wild Oranges (1924 / 88 minutes) An escaped prisoner terrorizes a political exile and his granddaughter in director King Vidor’s Florida-shot thriller. FREE Screenings Continuous From 8 PM on the Second THURSDAY of Every Month! This program is made possible through the generous support of the Cinema Studies Program and The Rotunda at the University of Pennsylvania. ****VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.****
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  • 7:00 PMSnyder v. Phelps, the musical
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    Underbite Theatre Company 

    presents

    Snyder v. Phelps, the musical

    A grieving father battles the infamous Westboro Baptist Church in a new rock musical.

    Book and lyrics by Shelli Pentimall Bookler

    Music by Josh Martin

    September 12 (7pm), 13 (7pm), 14 (2pm and 7pm)

    Underbite Theatre Company is dedicated to producing unique, edgy, theatrical plays by playwrights committed to the idea that theatre can not only entertain, but inspire, provoke, and bring meaningful change.  

    Tickets $10.

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  • 7:00 PMSnyder v. Phelps, the musical
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    Underbite Theatre Company 

    presents

    Snyder v. Phelps, the musical

    A grieving father battles the infamous Westboro Baptist Church in a new rock musical.

    Book and lyrics by Shelli Pentimall Bookler

    Music by Josh Martin

    September 12 (7pm), 13 (7pm), 14 (2pm and 7pm)

    Underbite Theatre Company is dedicated to producing unique, edgy, theatrical plays by playwrights committed to the idea that theatre can not only entertain, but inspire, provoke, and bring meaningful change.  

    Tickets $10.

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  • 2:00 PMSnyder v. Phelps, the musical
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    Underbite Theatre Company 

    presents

    Snyder v. Phelps, the musical

    A grieving father battles the infamous Westboro Baptist Church in a new rock musical.

    Book and lyrics by Shelli Pentimall Bookler

    Music by Josh Martin

    September 12 (7pm), 13 (7pm), 14 (2pm and 7pm)

    Underbite Theatre Company is dedicated to producing unique, edgy, theatrical plays by playwrights committed to the idea that theatre can not only entertain, but inspire, provoke, and bring meaningful change.  

    Tickets $10.

  • 7:00 PMSnyder v. Phelps, the musical
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Underbite Theatre Company 

    presents

    Snyder v. Phelps, the musical

    A grieving father battles the infamous Westboro Baptist Church in a new rock musical.

    Book and lyrics by Shelli Pentimall Bookler

    Music by Josh Martin

    September 12 (7pm), 13 (7pm), 14 (2pm and 7pm)

    Underbite Theatre Company is dedicated to producing unique, edgy, theatrical plays by playwrights committed to the idea that theatre can not only entertain, but inspire, provoke, and bring meaningful change.  

    Tickets $10.

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  • 8:00 PMIndrajit Roy-Chowdhury - sitar with Sanjib Kumar Pal - tabla
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    Fire Museum Presents:

    Indrajit Roy-Chowdhury - sitar with Sanjib Kumar Pal - tablaIndrajit Roy-Chowdhury is a disciple of the sitar maestro Pandit Subroto Roy-Chowdhury. Groomed in the Veen-kar style of the Senia Gharana, which maintains the Dhrupadi origins of Indian Classical music, Indrajit strives to innovate while keeping a firm connection with the past. While completing his undergraduate studies at Duke University, Indrajit received the Bennenson Award for the Arts to further his study of Indian Classical music. Since then he has taken the profession of a full-time sitarist and has performed on stages across the world including such prestigious venues as Gyan Mancha (Kolkata), Hammerstein Ballroom (New York), Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.) and has had his concerts telecast by Doordarshan (Indian National Television). During the 2010 Fall semester Indrajit was a visiting faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and taught the University's sitar course.Sanjib Kumar Pal is a well-established tabla player based in Calcutta, known for his balanced and clear accompaniment to vocal and instrumental music. Groomed from the age of seven under teachers of his home town, Navadvip Dham, Sunil Kammakan and Hridoy Biswas of the Ustad Keramatulla Khan style of the Farukhabad Gharana, Sanjib showed promise at early age at the youth festival, Nadia district.In 1988 he became a disciple of legendary tabla maestro Pandit Shankar Gosh, well known for his brilliant accompaniement to Ustad Ali Akhbar Khan, Ustad Vilayet Khan and Pandit Ravi Shankar. From Pandit Gosh he learned intensively the art of tabla playing both as a solo performer and as an enrichment support to the main performer when accompanying. He still continues research and practice under his maestro´s able guidance.

    links at http://www.museumfire.com/events

    Admission is FREE (donations encouraged)

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  • 8:00 PMMount Airy Home Companion
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    Mount Airy Home Companion

    by Saint Mad

    Hello West Philly, from your brothers and sisters in Mount Airy, the hippy heartland on the edge of the beautiful Wissahickon Valley. Let's come together for comedy and song in a radio-style show inspired by the legendary Prairie Home Companion. Fresh from two years of sold-out performances in Northwest Philly. Share the love!

    September 18 and 19 at 8pm

    TICKETS

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  • 8:00 PMMount Airy Home Companion
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    Mount Airy Home Companion

    by Saint Mad

    Hello West Philly, from your brothers and sisters in Mount Airy, the hippy heartland on the edge of the beautiful Wissahickon Valley. Let's come together for comedy and song in a radio-style show inspired by the legendary Prairie Home Companion. Fresh from two years of sold-out performances in Northwest Philly. Share the love!

    September 18 and 19 at 8pm

    TICKETS

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  • 2:00 PMPoe-a-thon
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    Poe-a-thon

    by Night Hawks

    Features original short plays by three-time Arts Council recipient William Burrison and friends, experimental audio-visual interpretation of short Poe poems, with live music (piano, harp, flute) by Ross Lipton. Inspired by Poe, master of the "grotesque" and "humoresque."

    Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 - 2pm

    Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 - 7:30pm

    Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 - 8pm

  • 7:30 PMPoe-a-thon
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    Poe-a-thon

    by Night Hawks

    Features original short plays by three-time Arts Council recipient William Burrison and friends, experimental audio-visual interpretation of short Poe poems, with live music (piano, harp, flute) by Ross Lipton. Inspired by Poe, master of the "grotesque" and "humoresque."

    Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 - 2pm

    Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 - 7:30pm

    Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 - 8pm

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  • 8:00 PMPoe-a-thon
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    Poe-a-thon

    by Night Hawks

    Features original short plays by three-time Arts Council recipient William Burrison and friends, experimental audio-visual interpretation of short Poe poems, with live music (piano, harp, flute) by Ross Lipton. Inspired by Poe, master of the "grotesque" and "humoresque."

    Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 - 2pm

    Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 - 7:30pm

    Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 - 8pm

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  • 8:00 PMArcher Spade Perf. Series pres. Haitian Rail and Dan Blacksberg Trio
  • 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Archer Spade Performance Seriespresentsa double record release performance for Haitian Rail (Nick Millevoi, Edward Ricart, Dan Blacksberg, Kevin Shea)Dan Blacksberg Trio (Dan Blacksberg, Matt Engle, Mike Szekely)presented by Archer Spade and Ars Nova Workshop. 

    The Archer Spade Performance Series (ASPS) is curated by Archer Spade to bring friends, colleagues, and others to Philadelphia who fit into our vision of music. Shows happen monthly at Studio 34 in West Philadelphia and sometimes at other venues.

    So far, we’ve presented: Jeff Carey, Sebastian Darkly, Carl Testa, Daniel Blake/James Ilgenfritz/Kevin Shea, Keir Neuringer (ensemble), Matt Weston, Mick Barr, Jeremiah Cymerman, Toshimaru Nakamura & Co., Chris Forsyth/Nate Wooley, Jesse Kudler/Ian Fraser, Anthony Coleman/Ashley Paul, Julius Masri/Joo Won Park, Mary Lattimore/Jeff Zeigler, Adam Caine, Broadcloth, Carl Testa, Travis Woodson Guitar Trio, Joe Morris/William Paker/Marco Eneidi.

    Admission is FREE; donations suggested at the door. 
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