Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

Virtual

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, offers a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of a visual artist. This October, explore hundreds of artist studios and community partner spaces in more than twenty Philadelphia neighborhoods and see the artistic process unfold right in your own backyard. POST, […]

Free

Graduation Recital: Szuyu Su, piano

Curtis Institute of Music

Pianist Szuyu Su opens her recital with Ludwig van Beethoven’s transcendent Sonata No. 32 in C minor. Beethoven’s last sonata, this groundbreaking work delights in contrasts of boldness and introversion. Frédéric Chopin composed the three mazurkas of his Opus 63 during a tumultuous split with his partner, the writer George Sand. The joy of their […]

Zumba at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th Street, Philadelphia

Get motivated with Zumba® at Dilworth Park during Center City Fit presented by Rothman Orthopaedics! Expert instructor Dwayne Townsend will lead intense workouts disguised as lively dance parties set to Latin and pop music. Please arrive early to fill out a waiver, which can be accessed via a personal smartphone. Tablets will be available if […]

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Graduation Recital: Grace Takeda, viola

Curtis Institute of Music

Violist Grace Takeda opens her graduation recital with J. S. Bach’s transcendent Suite No. 2 in D minor and continues with Henri Vieuxtemps’s “Hommage à Paganini,” one virtuoso’s impassioned tribute to another. In her pensive Prelude, living composer Ana Sokolovic draws inspiration from Indian and Middle-Eastern music traditions. The recital continues with American composer Quincy Porter’s […]

Boot Camp at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th Street, Philadelphia

th arkBoot Camp is back with expert trainer Guy Nanni during Center City Fit presented by Rothman Orthopaedics! Bring your best self and be ready to sweat during this cardio-blasting workout. Please arrive early to fill out a waiver, which can be accessed via a personal smartphone. Tablets will be available if a smartphone is […]

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Grad School Virtual Happy Hour

Virtual

Join us for this special Zoom event covering everything you need to know about applying to grad school... plus drinks (21+). We’ll speak with three panelists all about grad school: How the admissions process works, what financial resources you’ll need, and the tests you’ll need to take for your specific grad school path. BONUS: attendees […]

Free

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours

Virtual

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, offers a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of a visual artist. This October, explore hundreds of artist studios and community partner spaces in more than twenty Philadelphia neighborhoods and see the artistic process unfold right in your own backyard. POST, […]

Free

Graduation Recital: Claire Bourg, violin

Curtis Institute of Music

Violinist Claire Bourg begins her recital with Eugène Ysaÿe’s joyful Sonata in G major, which includes a rustic country dance. Her performance continues with Béla Bartók’s Sonata for Solo Violin. One of Bartók’s final works, the sonata was written during the exiled Hungarian’s last year alive. The program concludes with Franz Schubert’s dazzling Fantasy in […]

Zumba at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th Street, Philadelphia

Get motivated with Zumba® at Dilworth Park during Center City Fit presented by Rothman Orthopaedics! Expert instructor Dwayne Townsend will lead intense workouts disguised as lively dance parties set to Latin and pop music. Please arrive early to fill out a waiver, which can be accessed via a personal smartphone. Tablets will be available if […]

Free

Graduation Recital: John Marcel Williams, guitar

Curtis Institute of Music

Graduation Recital: John Marcel Williams, guitar Guitarist John Marcel Williams presents a trio of works from the baroque, Romantic, and modern eras, each inspired by the music of other composers. J. S. Bach’s Concerto in D major draws directly from the composer’s Italian contemporary Antonio Vivaldi. Wenzel Matiegka, a contemporary of Beethoven and Schubert, borrowed […]

HIIT at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park 1 S 15th Street, Philadelphia

High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, is the latest addition to the Center City Fit presented by Rothman Orthopaedics lineup! This cardiovascular exercise pushes participants of all skill levels to get through short periods of intense drills. Please arrive early to fill out a waiver, which can be accessed via a personal smartphone. Tablets will […]

Free

Building Monuments, Monumentalizing Buildings

Virtual

What makes a building a monument? Some of the buildings that hold the most meaning for us, including Independence Hall, were not built to be monuments. What monumentalized them? And some of the most ambitious programs to build monuments, like Philadelphia’s City Hall, notably failed to capture contemporary attention. What went wrong? History offers important […]

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