Events Calendar

WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

For online support visit the Listen Live page.

XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

For online support visit the Listen Live page.

World Cafe Archives

Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Alley

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.

For online support visit the Listen Live page.
Listen Live
  • XPN Welcomes Lou Reed: The Life and Music of a Rock & Roll Icon

  • Join Anthony DeCurtis, acclaimed Rolling Stone writer and distinguished lecturer in Penn’s creative writing program, for a brief history of the five-decade career of renowned artist Lou Reed. After a brief reading from his recently published biography, Lou Reed: A Life, Dr. DeCurtis will sit down with WXPN Music Director and afternoon show host Dan Reed for an interview and audience Q&A. Whether you’re a Lou Reed super-fan or simply enjoy music history, this session is for you. Co-sponsored by Annenberg Center Live, WXPN, and Alumni Education, this event includes a book signing with Anthony DeCurtis.
  • Presented by: Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
  • Starts: 11-04-2017
  • Tix: Buy
  • More Info: Here
Title Organization Start Date End Date Location
Finding Neverland Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 11-21-2017 11-26-2017 Academy of Music
Wild Wizarding Weekend Drexel University 11-24-2017 11-26-2017 The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
BalletX Fall Series 2017 BalletX 11-29-2017 12-10-2017 The Wilma Theater
Sundays on Stage: Jay Sand's All Around This World Free Library of Philadelphia 12-03-2017 12-03-2017 Parkway Central Free Library
PECO Family Jams: Shrinky Dinks Philadelphia's Magic Gardens 12-10-2017 12-10-2017 Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Sundays on Stage: Pages to Pirouettes' The Nutcracker Free Library of Philadelphia 12-10-2017 12-10-2017 Parkway Central Free Library
The Color Purple Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 12-12-2017 12-17-2017 Forrest Theatre
Philadanco: H-i-s-t-o-r-y Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 12-15-2017 12-17-2017 Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts - Perelman Theater
Sundays on Stage: Samba to Salsa's Journey Through Latin Percussion Free Library of Philadelphia 12-17-2017 12-17-2017 Parkway Central Free Library
Dino-mite Winter Drexel University 12-27-2017 12-30-2017 The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Les Misérables Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 01-09-2018 01-21-2018 Academy of Music
The Humans Walnut Street Theatre 01-16-2018 03-04-2018 Walnut Street Theatre
Tango Fire Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 01-31-2018 01-31-2018 Merriam Theater
DanzAbierta Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts 03-22-2018 03-23-2018 Annenberg Center - Zellerbach Theater
The Sound of Music Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 04-24-2018 04-29-2018 Merriam Theater
Aladdin Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts 06-13-2018 07-01-2018 Academy of Music

Your Amazon Purchases Support WXPN