Live events industry organizes movement for buildings & venues to ‘light up red’ in support of entertainment & arts workers

-Courtesy of CJM Public Relations & Bryan Buttler Media Relations The Philadelphia chapter of the Live Events Coalition #WeMakeEvents together with local partners IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees) Local 8 and PIVOT (Philadelphia Independent Venues Organizing Together) Local Chapter of NIVA #Saveourstages is sending another message to the US Congress imploring them to offer economic relief to the Live Events Industry by passing the RESTART … Continue reading Live events industry organizes movement for buildings & venues to ‘light up red’ in support of entertainment & arts workers

Two new Philadelphia self-guided walking tours/experiences come to Fringe Festival 2020

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Two self-guided Philadelphia walking tours/experiences will be part of the 2020 Fringe Festival! TrailOff is an audio storytelling app that uses phone technology to transport users into an augmented reality world that syncs movement as one walks one of 10 Philadelphia trails. Walk Around Philadelphia will transform how users view the city.  This segmented 100-mile self-guided tour explores … Continue reading Two new Philadelphia self-guided walking tours/experiences come to Fringe Festival 2020

The Wilma Theater is seeking paper cranes for special installation at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

-Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Photo by Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission The Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio is seeking the public’s assistance in creating a large-scale public art installation, “1,000 Cranes For Philly,” which will be safely installed using appropriate social distancing measures at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission. Community members are invited to submit their own paper cranes by August 17, 2020, which will … Continue reading The Wilma Theater is seeking paper cranes for special installation at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

Safe, indoor fun at Wonderspaces in the Fashion District

-Brenda Hillegas Follow me on Instagram at @shamrockenroll and click  my Wonderspaces story highlights to see some pics and videos from my visits. Wonderspaces is a unique experience because it’s part art gallery and part choose your own adventure with interactive and thought-provoking exhibits. It’s also an excellent way to beat the heat (or winter cold soon enough), as it’s completely indoors. Extra safety precautions … Continue reading Safe, indoor fun at Wonderspaces in the Fashion District

Kimmel Cultural Campus co-presents Covid-19 relief concert, Christopher Jackson: Live From the West Side. Streamed live from New York, August 15th

The Kimmel Cultural Campus announced today it is one of a select group of 16 nonprofit arts organizations across the nation who’ve partnered to present an exclusive live-streamed, relief concert event, Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side, on Saturday, August 15 at 8 p.m. EST. Jackson is a Grammy and Emmy Award-winning songwriter/composer and a Tony Award-nominated actor best known for originating the role … Continue reading Kimmel Cultural Campus co-presents Covid-19 relief concert, Christopher Jackson: Live From the West Side. Streamed live from New York, August 15th

BalletX celebrates 15th anniversary season with 15 world premieres by 15 choreographers and goes virtual with BalletX Beyond

-Courtesy of BalletX BalletX, Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet Company, celebrates its 15th Anniversary in the 2020-2021 Season with 15 short and feature dance films by choreographers from around the world, streaming virtually only with the company’s new digital subscription series, BalletX Beyond. “As our world rapidly changes, I believe we must lean into the arts and their power to connect us. With BalletX Beyond, BalletX … Continue reading BalletX celebrates 15th anniversary season with 15 world premieres by 15 choreographers and goes virtual with BalletX Beyond

The Wilma Theater Presents Their First Ever Audio Drama, IS GOD IS

Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Feature photo: Danielle Leneé and Brett Ashley by Wide Eyed Studios The Wilma Theater is excited to announce their first ever full-length audio production, IS GOD IS, in collaboration with 2X2L Programme and Die Cast.  The thrilling revenge story, written by Aleshea Harris and directed by James Ijames, features members of the Wilma’s HotHouse and will be available … Continue reading The Wilma Theater Presents Their First Ever Audio Drama, IS GOD IS

Screaming Orphans record new album, Sunshine and Moss, at their home in Ireland

-Brenda Hillegas Why don’t we sow some seeds? Why don’t we satisfy our deeper needs? These lyrics from “Every Woman Gardens” re-introduce us to Screaming Orphans on Sunshine and Moss. Maybe those “seeds” are songs. Maybe the “deeper need” is the live music and togetherness we’re seriously lacking right now.  Or maybe sisters Angela, Grainne, Joan, and Marie Therese really were just planting a summer … Continue reading Screaming Orphans record new album, Sunshine and Moss, at their home in Ireland

Study Hall Comedy Inspired by Lectures- director Mike Marbach talks about their upcoming virtual shows!

Study Hall Comedy Inspired by Lectures, one of Philadelphia’s longest-running improv comedy shows, combines lectures and laughs in one fantastic hour long show what has  never been seen before and will never be seen again. The troupe recently launched weekly online shows (every Wednesday at 8PM EST) and has an upcoming fundraiser to help keep Study Hall going! I talked to Study Hall’s director, Mike … Continue reading Study Hall Comedy Inspired by Lectures- director Mike Marbach talks about their upcoming virtual shows!

STUDY HALL comedy show, featuring Drexel University professor Michael Yudell, goes online

Courtesy of Bryan Buttler Media Relations, LLC Photo by Sam Abrahamas Study Hall Comedy Inspired by Lectures, one of Philadelphia’s longest-running improv comedy shows, combines lectures and laughs in one fantastic hour never seen before and never to be seen again. Drexel University’s Professor Michael Yudell and guests from all over the world provide a lecture on a wide variety of topics and the amazingly … Continue reading STUDY HALL comedy show, featuring Drexel University professor Michael Yudell, goes online