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Pablo Batista - El Viaje

Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 8pm Sunday, June 26, 2016 | 3pm El Viaje Temple Performing Arts Center [TPAC] 1837 N. Broad Street, Phila., PA 19122   For Tickets & More Info Visit El Viaje Website   Pablo Batista's El Viaje (The Journey) from Jill Frechie on Vimeo.   Pablo Batista is a Philadelphia rhythm master who   Read More....

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William Bickley - The Puppet

The Puppet: A Musical Comedy July 8th 2016 | 8pm Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center 7 Lock Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127 [Off Main Street in Manayunk] For Information & Tickets Call: 267-481-3155   William "Brother Wali" Bickley is a world class flautist, composer, poet and playwright. Born in Philadelphia,   Read More....

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Great Migration Series On WRTI

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great Migration: The historic period when millions of Black Americans left the South and moved to the Northeast, Midwest and West. People like Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy, Percy and Tootie Heath, Cat Anderson, Ray Charles, Thelonious Monk, John   Read More....

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Facing East

July 14th, 2016, 8:00pm Facing East: Islamic Influences In Jazz International House 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104   Tickets: $15 in advance, more at the door Purchase Tickets Here Philadelphia Jazz Project In collaboration with The New Africa Center, present Facing East: A concert celebrating Islamic influences and Islamic   Read More....

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Actress/Singer: Joilet Harris Talks RetroLove

RetroLove June 29th & 30th, 2016 at 7:00PM Drake Theater | 1512 Spruce Street | Phila., PA 19102   Joilet Harris is a Philadelphia treasure. Her searing portrait of Lena Younger in the Arden Theater’s production of A Raisin in the Sun and her Barrymore award-winning turn as Caroline Thibodeaux in Caroline, or   Read More....

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First Friday Rent Party - Tony Jones

First Friday Rent Party Series July 1st, 2016 - 7:30PM | Tony Jones | Celebrating Georgia Arch Street Meeting House
 320 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106   2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great Migration: The historic period when millions of Black Americans left the South and moved to the Northeast, Midwest and   Read More....

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Byard Lancaster - Celebration of Life

Thursday, July 28th 2016 at 7:30pm Celebration of Life - Byard Lancaster Settlement Music School/Germantown Branch 6128 Germantown Avenue, Phila., PA 19144   Tickets: $10 in advance - More at the door Purchase Tickets Here   Ambassador of Philadelphia Jazz” best describes Byard Lancaster’s contribution to the Philly Jazz   Read More....

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If it hadn't been for him, there wouldn't have been none of us. I want to thank Mr. Louis Armstrong for my livelihood.
                    Dizzy Gillespie

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