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the artists center – Celebrating Everyone's Creativity

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The Community Education Center is a nonprofit performing arts center and artists incubator space. The Center is known and respected by artists and audiences alike for its support of the local arts community and its presentations of outstanding dance and performance. The Center also offers the community opportunities to explore their creativity through classes in the performing arts as well as performance opportunities.

DanceAfrica Philadelphia

When: Starts 2013-11-06

For full details see theĀ DanceAfrica Philadelphia page


Community Education Center (CEC) in partnership with Drexel University is proud to welcome DanceAfrica Philadelphia this Fall. Philadelphia is the sixth major city to present this spectacular African dance and music celebration.

DanceAfrica is the United States’ most renowned festival of African dance, music and culture. Created in New York City by the esteemed Dr. Chuck Davis, the festival has been produced by the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) for 36 seasons. Each DanceAfrica is unique, taking on the energy of each of the host cities.

For more information about the festival, go to our special DanceAfrica Philadelphia page