Events Calendar (The Philadelphia Tribune)

October 19, 2016


Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective
Annenberg Center, Philadelphia
Oct. 21
Multiple Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard returns to the Annenberg Center with his quintet, The E-Collective. This performance will feature songs from Blanchard’s latest album, “Breathless,” written in response to current social tensions. For more information, visit

Memphis Soul Stew Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble
Annenberg Center, Philadelphia
Oct. 22
It’s the blues, served with some Memphis soul and seasoned with jazz! Join bassist Warren Oree and an expanded Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble for a hearty helping of musical nourishment for the soul featuring hits by Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Otis Redding, Sam and Dave, Aretha Franklin and more. Tickets are necessary for the event.

Step Afrika! The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence
Annenberg Center, Philadelphia
Nov. 3-5
This professional company performs the Philadelphia premiere of their full-length work, “The Migration,” based on Jacob Lawrence’s iconic painting series that charts the story of African Americans moving from the South to the North in the early 1900s. High-energy performances combine with the images, color palette and motifs of the paintings to create a thrilling feast for the senses.