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 included two student-choreographed pieces and […]
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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 for the chance to be […]
The Pennsylvania Ballet presented “Opus Jazz,” the final program of its 2011-12 season, the weekend of June 1 at the Merriam Theater. The show ran for three evenings and two matinee performances and featured a trio of vastly varied dances, including a world premiere. The Sunday matinee performance began with the “Barber Violin Concerto,” a […]
The Drexel Dance Ensemble held its spring concert, titled “Piece of Mind,” the weekend of May 31 through June 2. The performance showcased the work of eight student-choreographers, a Drexel faculty member and a professional guest artist. I was lucky enough to snag an interview with one of these student-choreographers, Drexel junior and Miss Philadelphia […]
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 Perelman Theater. After the show, […]
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 is like to go into […]
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 to music and dance performances […]
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 The Gathering. The main room […]
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 a bang: the freshman dance […]
“Femme” Exhibition and Opening Reception The James Oliver Gallery is enthusiastic in announcing its new presentation of works, entitled “Femme.” The exhibition features work by a huge variety of artists from the Northeast U.S.A. The show opens Saturday, June 18 and runs through most of the summer, closing Aug. 20. When one thinks of the […]
Sarah Van Aken to debut spring collection Sarah Van Aken, who is described as an eco-friendly clothing designer and entrepreneur, will be debuting her spring collection May 11. The “SA VA Nature Worship Spring Fashion Show” will consist of her ethical line of women’s ready-to-wear apparel. This is Van Aken’s second annual fashion show and […]
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