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Friday evenings take on a whole new groove with Art After 5, a unique blend of entertainment from 5:00 to 8:45 p.m. in the Great Stair Hall. With an eclectic mix of international music, dance, and recognized and emerging jazz artists, Art After 5 is a stylish way to start your weekend.

Each week, the Great Stair Hall transforms into an intimate cabaret for Art After 5 performances. Starr Events serves up fun, shareable snacks and light supper options as well as cocktails, wine, and beer to complement the live entertainment. Relax at a table with waiter service or stop by the bar.

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Art After 5 programs are subject to change. The performances are scheduled for 5:45–6:45 p.m. and 7:15–8:15 p.m. Guided gallery tours are offered throughout the evening. Art After 5 performances and guided tours are free after Museum admission. All galleries in the main building are open Friday evenings.

Art After 5 Schedule

Jamaaladeen Tacuma
Friday, March 6, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Living legend Jamaaladeen Tacuma is known for collaborations with performers that range from orchestras at Carnegie Hall to fellow Philadelphia musicians, The Roots.

Alita Moses
Friday, March 13, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Winner of the 2014 Shure Montreux Jazz Voice Competition, University of the Arts senior Alita Moses entertains with jazz, R&B, and pop standards.

Takuya Kuroda
Friday, March 20, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Japanese-born, Brooklyn-based trumpeter Takuya Kuroda is a rising star in the modern jazz-funk scene. Kuroda signed with Blue Note Records in 2013.

Inspired by Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano, on view in the Dorrance Galleries through May 10.

Deco Japan
Friday, March 27, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Celebrate 1920s Japanese art deco with the pre-war stylings of the Kuni Mikami Jazz Quintet and a fashion demonstration by performing artist Masae Satouchi.

Inspired by Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano, on view in Dorrance Galleries through May 10.

Supported by the Japan American Society of Greater Philadelphia.

For more information, please contact Evening Programs/Art After 5 by phone at 215-684-7506 or by e-mail at .

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