The Commotion Festival concluded June 30th, 2012. Click here for festival highlights.

The Commotion Festival takes place from June 16 to June 30, 2012 and features the world premieres of seven site-specific, one-of-a-kind events created by Philadelphia artists and University of the Arts students in collaboration with members of the Grays Ferry, Point Breeze and South of South Street neighborhoods.


Saturday, June 16, 5pm – 7pm
FESTIVAL KICK OFF
@ Zion Hill Memorial Baptist Church
South 27th Street and Ellsworth Street


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Wednesday, June 20, 6 pm
SHILOH DANCE DAYS
with Subcircle and Team Sunshine
@ Shiloh Baptist Church
2040 Christian Street

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Thursday, June 21, 6 pm
SHILOH DANCE DAYS
with Subcircle and Team Sunshine
@ Shiloh Baptist Church
2040 Christian Street

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Friday, June 22, 7:30pm
THE GREATEST LIFE THAT NEVER WAS
by Ed Shockley and Mosaic Theatre Productions
@ Mitchum-Wilson Funeral Home
1410 South 20th Street


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Saturday, June 23, 7:30pm
THE GREATEST LIFE THAT NEVER WAS
by Ed Shockley and Mosaic Theatre Productions
@ Mitchum-Wilson Funeral Home
1410 South 20th Street


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Wednesday, June 27, 6 pm
SHILOH DANCE DAYS
with Subcircle and Team Sunshine
@ Shiloh Baptist Church
2040 Christian Street

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Thursday, June 28, 6 pm
SHILOH DANCE DAYS
with Subcircle and Team Sunshine
@ Shiloh Baptist Church
2040 Christian Street

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Saturday, June 30, 2pm – 8pm
SUPER CREATURE OF ENERGY AND POWER: SCULPTURE RAISING AND BLOCK PARTY
by Jebney Lewis
@ 2200 block of Fernon Street
at Point Breeze Avenue (just south of Tasker)

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Saturday, June 30, 8pm – midnight
NIGHT FERRY
by John JH Phillips
@ Grays Ferry Crescent at Schuylkill Banks
near 34th Street Access Point

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ongoing June 16 - 30
SOUND PLACES
co-presented by bowerbird

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print publication
46-45 VERANDERING
by Tim Fitts

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