Featured Events February
Take a look at the exclusive events for Rosemont residents. Here’s a few highlights of the month!
MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Popular vocalist and entertainer Marcus Chaney celebrates Black History Month with a multimedia presentation filled with uplifting stories, spirit and song.
With almost two decades of experience in his craft, professional magician Kevin Shelly has honed a range of styles, from close-up tricks to large-scale illusions. His mind- boggling skills are sure to surprise, astound and delight.
FROM PATRICE, WITH LOVE
Patrice & The Show is one of the top special events bands around. Lead singer Patrice Hawthorne — formerly of the chart-topping ‘80s R&B duo Peaches & Herb — is joined by fellow vocalist Darrell for this sweet performance of love songs.
DRUM CIRCLE EXPERIENCE
Inara Ramin and Leslie Chuggy Carter, two of this area’s foremost percussionists, lead an interactive session of African rhythm and drumming, including the historical context of drumming in American and African cultures, how drums are made and the intricate rhythms they can produce. The forum explores the conversational nature of drumming through hands-on improvisation.
TRIBUTE TO THE MOTOWN SOUND
Philadelphia-based female vocal group Symphony celebrates Black History Month with its presentation of “Journey’s Way: the Women of Motown.” Singers Adrienne Hampton and Devon Lassiter perform beautiful harmonies, laced with lively dance steps and engaging repartée.
TO BROADWAY AND BEYOND
Acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Uhlig joins professional singer and recording artist Marian Murphy Powell to perform classic Broadway favorites, along with songs specially written for Marian.
OVERTURE TO THE OSCARS
In anticipation of this year’s Oscars event, Juilliard-trained musician and teacher Jeff Dershin performs a retrospective of iconic songs from Oscar-winning movies.
COUPLES VALENTINE’S DINNER
Hosted in the grand mansion ballroom, this enchanting evening features decadent dining delights and live music.
MOTOR CITY WITH MARCUS
Audience favorite Marcus Chaney shares a concert of memorable 1960s hits that helped to shape Detroit’s signature “Motown Sound.”
TWO OF A KIND
Gifted performers Steve Pollack and Jill Salkin team up to present a musical tribute to famous couples, including Steve & Edie, Ashford & Simpson and Sonny & Cher.
POLK FOR PRESIDENT
In honor of Presidents’ Day, our 1th president, James K. Polk, visits Rosemont to recount his life and times in an engaging live historic interpretation by talented impersonator Steve Pollack.
ELIXIR FOR OPERA FANS
A cast of five romantic opera vocalists perform the romantic, hilarious opera, “Elixir of Love” — ideal entertainment for lovers of good music, good fun and 19th-century Italian bel canto.
Bringing back the spirit of the Bob Hope-era USO shows, a chipper, charming ensemble performs a delightful variety show, filled with pep and patriotism.
GEORGE GERSHWIN, AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL
The first in a series by Temple University music professor Karl Middleman, this in-depth exploration traces the Gershwin family’s immigrant roots, folk influences in Gershwin’s works and his first signs of genius. The overview includes Gershwin’s years as a song plugger, his early piano roll recordings and, most importantly, his encounters with great Harlem Stride pianists James P. Johnson and Willie ‘The Lion’ Smith.
CLASSICAL GOSPEL SING
Soprano Julie Whitney celebrates Black History Month with an inspiring retrospective of these deeply moving, deeply rooted cultural gems.
- Pennsylvania Philharmonic
- Pennsylvania Veterans Museum & lunch • Penn Museum
- Merriam Theater — Shen Yun
- Brandywine River Museum of Art —
“Winslow Homer: Photography and the Art of Painting”
- Pennsylvania Convention Center — Philadelphia Auto Show
- And more!