Thursday, May 17, 2012

2nd Annual Philadelphia On Parade at the Mann





Saturday, 5/19/2012 

at 11:00AM




This year's Philadelphia on Parade will feature more than 800 performing artists on 5 electrifying stages highlighting the diversity of world music with a line-up that includes classical, gospel, spoken word, jazz, rhythm & blues, funk, and rock, global dance ensembles, dance workshops, and a crafts marketplace. CIGNA Children's Pavilion will include storytellers, jugglers, face painters, mini-circus, arts & craft stations, sing-a-longs, as well as interactive demonstrations to get the little ones dancing and exercising. Independence Blue Cross Health Pavilion, feature life-saving techniques, blood pressure testing, cholesterol testing, massages, wellness sessions, healthy eating tips, yoga, Zumba, senior movements, line dancing, demonstrations, book signings and more. 

Bring your lawn chairs—picnics are welcome!

Featuring:

  • Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra 
  • Rock School for Dance Education 
  • Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble 
  • Philadelphia Sinfonia Orchestra 
  • Sharon Katz & The Peace Train 
  • Justin Faulkner Trio 
  • Chinese Lion Dancers 
  • Play on Philly! 
  • Terry Jones & Helen Bruner 
  • Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble 
  • Coyle School of Irish Dance 
  • Give & Take Circus 
  • MINAS 
  • Kala JoJo "Tall Storyteller" 
  • GAMP Concert Choir 
  • GAMP 130-member Marching Band 


and much, much, more!


For more information:  http://manncenter.org






Location:  The Mann Center for the Performing Arts



5201 Parkside Avenue PhiladelphiaPA 19131 





This event is appropriate for:   the whole family




Cost: This event is FREE but pre-registration is recommended. Click here to register

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