[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] The 2019 Philadelphia Fringe Festival Opens This Weekend!

Raina Searles raina at fringearts.com
Tue Sep 3 16:39:26 EDT 2019

As many others have been posting, there are a ton of events kicking off
this week as part of the 2019 Fringe Festival, and just a small sample is
included below. Visit FringeArts.com/programs/shows for the full lineup of
events, and Fringearts.com/about/ticketsbox-office/
<https://fringearts.com/about/ticketsbox-office/> for full ticketing
information. Other things to note in this year's Fringe Festival:

*Curated Programming*
Arts industry members can rush the Box Office for curated shows 30 minutes
before showtimes with proof of industry for $15 tickets. Proof of industry
includes the PhiladelphiaDANCE.org membership card, business cards, pay
stubs, equity card, contract, etc. Only participating independent artists
receive artist cards for $5 rush to curated and other independent Festival

*Independent Shows*
We have a stellar lineup of over 150 artists and events presenting work
around the city. One the easiest ways to navigate the information is with
the FringeArts App <https://fringearts.com/app/> where you can save your
favorite artists and shows and build your Festival schedule. You can also
visit the FringeArts Blog for our roundups on Immersive Theater
, Family-Friendly shows
, Digital Fringe
, LGBTQ+ shows
<https://fringearts.com/2019/08/28/2019-fringe-festival-spotlight-lgbtq/>, Free
and more!

Fringe Festival Bookstore
FringeArts partners with Head House Books to present a pop-up space on
Cherry Street Pier. At Philadelphia’s newest, most arts-friendly waterfront
park (just across Columbus Boulevard from the Festival Bar at FringeArts),
you can browse books and publications by and about the curated artists in
the 2019 Fringe Festival. Delve deeper into the Curated Fringe Festival
shows at a series of intimate conversations and live podcasts with the
artists and community partners behind the shows. All events are free and
open to the public.

*Additional Events to Check Out:*
Fringe Festival Kickoff Party feat. Illustrious Blacks
It’s opening weekend of the Festival, so we’re partying!
Friday, September 6, 10:30pm

FEELS: Fringe Festival Halftime Party feat. DJ HVNLEE
Half way through and the party's still going!
Saturday, September 14, 10:30pm

Artists & Makers Fair <https://fringearts.com/event/artists-makers-fair/>
Join other independent artists and crafters as they sell handmade goods and
display art!
Sunday, September 15, 12–6pm

Fringe Festival Quizzo
Philly’s favorite bar trivia game gets Fringey. Each round of questions
will feature a different host: Jack O’Keefe (Philly Improv Theater), Terry
Brennan (Tribe of Fools), Elba Hevia y Vaca (Pasion y Arte Flamenco), and
Greer Cohen (Good Good Comedy Theatre).
Wednesday, September 18, 7pm

Fringe Festival Closing Night Party feat. Johnny Showcase
Closing out the Festival with a bang!
Saturday, September 21, 10:30pm

All of these events are free and open to the public.


*140 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA 19106
*FringeArts.com <http://www.fringearts.com/>*
*tickets: 215-413-1318 *
*Make a Tax deductible donation to the 2019 Independent Artist FestiFund
today! <https://festifund.wedid.it/campaigns/6354>*

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