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  • XPN Music Film Festival

  • Featuring some of the most popular music films of the last 40 years, plus special events In celebration of the 25th anniversaries of both the World Cafe music radio program and the Philadelphia Film Festival, public radio station WXPN (producer of World Cafe) and the Philadelphia Film Society are teaming up to present a weekend of some of the best-loved music films of the past 40 years, enlivened by several special events. The XPN Music Film Festival will take place on Friday, March 31, Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2 at the Prince Theater (1412 Chestnut Street) in Philadelphia. Hosted by David Dye, who’s stepping down as host of World Cafe after March 31 (but who will remain a contributor to the program, as well as a WXPN radio host), and attended by other WXPN staff, the XPN Music Film Festival will celebrate a great assortment of music that has been featured on 88.5FM WXPN over the years from the Talking Heads to The Band.
  • Presented by: Prince Theater
  • Starts: 03-31-2017
  • Ends: - 04-02-2017
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Title Organization Start Date End Date Location
Motown The Musical Academy of Music 05-30-2017 - 07-10-2017 Academy of Music
Junie B. Jones The Musical Walnut Street Theatre 06-02-2017 - 06-04-2017 Walnut Street Theatre
West Park Arts Fest West Park Cultural Center 06-03-2017 - 06-03-2017 Fairmount Park - West Park
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra 77th Annual Festival Concert and 4th Annual Ovation Award Philadelphia Youth Orchestra 06-04-2017 - 06-04-2017 Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts - Verizon Hall
Believe GayBINGO! AIDS Fund 06-10-2017 - 06-10-2017 The Gershman Y
Fun Home Forrest Theatre 06-13-2017 - 07-14-2017 Forrest Theatre
Concert in the Pines with Jane Carver Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 07-20-2017 - 07-20-2017 Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education - Second Site
Wicked Academy of Music 07-26-2017 - 08-27-2017 Academy of Music
Run To Help Children with Color & Foam We Help Children 07-29-2017 - 07-29-2017 Brubaker Park

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