StreetTalkin – Forte Young Professionals Group Hosts After-Party with Leana Song at Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Feb 26
February 23, 2010
On Friday, February 26, Forte, the Kimmel Center’s young professionals group will host an after-party immediately following the ticketed performance by New Zealand’s all-male dance company Black Grace, with live music provided by Philly’s own Leana Song in the Kimmel Center’s K Lounge. The after-party, which will begin at 9:30pm, is admission-free and will feature complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drink specials. Ticket-holders for Black Grace can RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the guest list, receive a free drink ticket and be automatically entered in a drawing for free tickets to upcoming shows. This will be a great networking event for young professionals, so don’t miss this free opportunity to dance, drink, and mingle!
Following Ticketed Performance by New Zealand-Based Dance Company Black Grace in Perelman Theater
Forte, the Kimmel Center’s young professionals group, hosts an after-party with live music provided by Philly’s own high-energy world fusion ensemble Leana Song in the Kimmel Center’s K Lounge on Friday, February 26, 2010 at 9:30pm. The admission-free event features complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drink specials alongside hypnotic grooves as Leana Song blends traditional Yoruba song with contemporary folk and jazz harmonies.
The party will take place immediately following the ticketed performance by New Zealand’s all-male dance company Black Grace making its Kimmel Center debut in Perelman Theater at 7:30pm. Ticket-holders for Black Grace can RSVP to email@example.com to be added to the guest list, receive a free drink ticket and be automatically entered in a drawing for free tickets to upcoming shows.
Forte events offer arts and culture enthusiasts a chance to mix and mingle with other performing art aficionados, ages 21-40. Signing up for Forte is FREE—the e-club includes invitations to attend free mixers and networking events located within the private spaces of the Kimmel Center, discounted tickets to Kimmel Center Presents and Broadway Series presentations, exclusive meet and greets with Kimmel Center Presents artists, as well as giveaways and raffle drawings.
To join Forte, simply sign up at www.kimmelcenter.org/forte (no donation or membership fee required). Stay connected through the Kimmel Center’s Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.
Tickets for Black Grace are available for $34 and $44 by calling 215-893-1999, online at www.kimmelcenter.org, or at the Kimmel Center box office open daily from 10am to 6pm and later on performance evenings. (Additional fees may apply.)
A limited number of $10 community rush tickets will be available for this performance. Tickets go on sale the day of the event and can be purchased at the Kimmel Center box office beginning at 5:30pm prior to evening curtain time and 11:30am for matinees. Limit one ticket per person.
Upcoming Forte events scheduled for 2009-10 season include:
Friday, March 12, 2010 — Free Friday LIVE concert in the Commonwealth Plaza sponsored by Forte
Saturday, June 19, 2010 — Forte Lounge at the Kimmel Center’s Summer Solstice Celebration
Friday, February 26, 2010 | Post-Show (approx. 9:30pm)
Forte Party in K Lounge with Leana Song Kimmel Center’s K Lounge on Tier 2
Forte, the Kimmel Center’s young professionals group, hosts an after party for performing arts lovers ages 21-40 with drinks specials, complimentary appetizers and live music by Philly’s own drum-and-song ensemble Leana Song in the Kimmel Center’s K Lounge on Tier 2 immediately following the ticketed performance by Black Grace. Visit www.kimmelcenter.org/forte for more information and to RSVP.
Friday, February 26, 2010 | 7:30pm
Price: $34 – 44
Black Grace, a New Zealand expression for daring and bravery, is truly unique in the world of dance. Formed in 1995, this group of male dancers fuses Pacific traditional cultures with contemporary dance, all based on the vision of founder/choreographer Neil leremia. Program will include Minoi, showcasing Samoan slap dancing and singing, as well as Surface, which traces the masculine traditions of the Samoan culture.