Friday, June 24
The Crossing premieres Seven Responses in Philadelphia this weekend.
Seven Responses @ Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
Philly-based chamber choir The Crossing commissioned seven top composers, including two Pulitzer Prize winners, to respond to Dietrich Buxtehude’s 1680 choral work The Limbs of Our Jesus. The results will be performed along with Buxtehude’s original over two nights. This is the world premiere; next up is Lincoln Center. Read more »
SUP Yoga at Spruce Street Harbor Park | Photo via Facebook
The ladies of Aqua Vida just released their schedule for the upcoming stand-up paddleboard fitness season at Spruce Street Harbor Park (sidenote: WHO would’ve thought the words “stand-up paddleboard fitness season” would ever be typed in relation to Philly?), and man, oh, man do you have a lot of options to choose from. Read more »
The multicolored lights that enchanted visitors to Spruce Street Harbor Park last summer return in even greater numbers this summer. Photo | Matt Stanley
Mark your calendars for May 6 this year. That’s when Spruce Street Harbor Park, the pop-up park that’s turned Penn’s Landing into the place to be in summer, opens for an extended season.
The three-week head start comes courtesy of Univest Corporation and its local subsidiary Valley Green Bank, who are serving as the park’s presenting sponsors for the first time. Read more »