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A flyer for the show. Text over a picture of Ani in a leotard, mid-dance, in front of a purple, star-filled sky. A rainbow stretches across her body.

Fringe Show: Sunset cypHER

  • Date: September 21, 2019
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Saturday, September 21st


Ani/Malayaworks & Drum Like a Lady bring to you Sunset CypHER. This is an improvisational performance between the dance and the drum in harmony of each other, flourishing in the garden, by the water, in the company of trees, sun, moon, wind, and you, as active participants.

Sunset cypHER is based on a Filipino mythological folktale about the goddess of the rainbow, Bighari. The story begins with Bighari’s fascination for earthlings. She is entranced by the beauty of earth’s water, trees, and humans. Bighari loses her way back to the heavens. She weeps and her tears result in a production of a spectrum of light which we now know of as the rainbow.

This is a participatory art, incomplete without you—the viewers’ physical interaction. So come join us! Space is limited; please register using the buttons below.

The performance runs 50 min.

General Admission: $10

Southwest Philly Resident or ACCESS Card Holders: $2 (For information about our SW Neighbors & ACCESS discount click here)

***Please enter the garden at our River Entrance at 51st Street & Lindbergh Blvd. GPS coordinates for parking here.***

Large portions of our 50+ acre botanical garden can be explored via wheelchair, though some of our paths should be used at your own discretion. If you have questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to reach out ahead of the event.

General Admission

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SW Neighbors & ACCESS Cardholders

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