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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 on the first Friday of each month, and recognized and emerging jazz artists performing all other Fridays, Art After 5 is a stylish way to start your weekend.

The Great Stair Hall is transformed 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. View Current Calendar Events are offered throughout the evening. There is no additional charge for performances or guided tours after Museum admission. All galleries in the main building are open Friday evenings.

Art After 5 Schedule

Brian Sanders’ JUNK
Friday, February 6, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Brian Sanders’ JUNK uses found objects and a talent for invention to bridge dance and physical theater.

Tango Night
Friday, February 13, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

The romance and passion of tango come to Art After 5. Dance lessons are included.

Oscar Peñas
Friday, February 20, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Peñas pays homage to jazz masters with intricate harmonies that are cool, contemplative, and infectiously upbeat.

Joanna Pascale
Friday, February 27, 2015
5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

A leading jazz vocalist, Pascale premieres songs from her latest album, Wildflower.

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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