International gala celebrates culture

The eighth annual International Gala took place in the Recreation Center April 11, featuring the theme “Dragons Around the World.” Two hundred fifty Drexel students attended the sold-out event put on by the International Students Union. The Filipino Intercultural Society of Drexel, Indonesian Students Association, Fuana — a Bollywood dance… Continued

Year in dance finishes at Mandell

Drexel students had the last chance of the season June 1 and 2 to experience the unique flavor of the two companies of the Drexel Dance Program when both FreshDance and the Drexel Dance Ensemble performed at the Mandell Theater. The company dazzled the audience with its spring concert, which… Continued

‘Illy Philly’ flash mob earns prize

Two Drexel University students danced their way to a free screening of “Step Up: Revolution” July 25 after participating in the winning video in the Hometown Flash Mob contest sponsored by the film. Members of the winning dance ensemble, including Drexel pre-junior David Tran and 2012 graduate Tu Pham, auditioned… Continued

Philadanco dazzles audiences

The Philadelphia-based dance company Philadanco celebrated the Kimmel Center’s 10th Anniversary Season with “The Philadelphia Connection” April 20 through 22, including performances titled “Gatekeepers” and “Tribute.” The nationally renowned Philadelphia-based dance company Philadanco supported the Kimmel Center April 20-22 during its 10th anniversary season with “The Philadelphia Connection” at the… Continued

What’s Happening in Philly

The Foundations of Hypnosis Are you fascinated by the idea of hypnosis and often curious about how it works? “The Foundations of Hypnosis” seminar is for you! During your time at this free seminar, you will learn the principles behind hypnosis, how to do effective and quick inductions, what it… Continued

African Festival brings culture, fun

It was a cool and breezy evening at The Great Plaza Saturday, August 6. The weather was only flattery for a riverside event such as this year’s African Festival sponsored by The African Cultural Alliance of North America. At the event, Africans from varied countries browsed unique vendor stands, listened… Continued

Hip-hop in its purest form

On the last Thursday of every month, The Rotunda ‑ a part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Facilities and Real Estate Services ‑ marks a time for true hip-hop enthusiasts to bring their best b-boy/b-girl, pop-locking, emcee, DJing and graffiti writing skills to one room. This event is known as… Continued

FreshDance ends term on high note

This year, Drexel was lucky enough to present the talented freshman dance team, FreshDance. This group of girls has marveled their peers for the second term in a row after their first successful concert, “New Beginnings,” this past winter. To top off such a fantastic term, the girls ended with… Continued