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Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday! Tribute to Nina Simone

Friday, October 4, 6 – 9pm

The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble pays homage to the timely lyrics and fiery compositions of Nina Simone, the High Priestess of Soul.

Free / Family / Social / Performance

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Art and Movement

Sunday, October 6, 10am – 5pm

From fashion and choreography to drawing and storytelling, see how artists—including dancers from the Pennsylvania Ballet—interpret rhythm and movement to express themselves.

Talks & Tours / Social / Performance

Barnes Jawn(t)s

Friday, October 11, 6 – 9pm

Take an unconventional tour of the Barnes collection led by a fascinating Philly personality.

Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday! World Premiere: “Frederick Douglass Jazz Works”

Friday, November 1, 6 – 9pm

Ruth Naomi Floyd and her gifted ensemble bring the words of Frederick Douglass to life.

Free / Family / Social / Performance

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Kaleidoscope

Sunday, November 3, 10am – 5pm

A free day of colorful art, moving performance, and cultural voices.

Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

Artist Bash: Activated Peoples

Saturday, November 16, 8 – 11pm

Tonight, we feature artists who perform as they create, activating their histories, identities, and passions.

Free / Family / Social / Performance

PECO Free First Sunday Family Day: Winter Soulstice

Sunday, December 1, 10am – 5pm

Make festive arts and crafts and see soulful performances from the Philadelphia Jazz Project.

Nightlife / Music / Social / Performance

First Friday! Elevate the Spirit

Friday, December 6, 6 – 9pm

Tenor Allen Pinkney, Jr., lends his voice to a dazzling variety of music, exploring its power to heal and elevate the human spirit.

Free / Performance

Open House: Glean

Friday, December 13, 8 – 10pm

Enjoy a night of free art at the Barnes, and catch the world premiere of Glean, a performance-art piece created by Sherman Fleming.