banner-solstice09 Ever since it opened, The Kimmel Center for Performing Arts has always celebrated the longest day of the year with a 15 hour party spectacular. It as always managed to incorporate music, dancing, drum circles, family fun, and other diverse forms of entertainment. And 2009 will be no exception. The beginning of the celebration will be family oriented and feature face painting, a traveling zoo, and kids fitness rock & roll. at the midpoint their will be a special “Yappy Hour” to benefit the Philadelphia SPCA’s Dog Park Project. Ruder Than You, IRON, Three Blind Mice, Dr. Ketchup, and many other local bands will wow crowds with their local music offerings. First Person Story Slams, Bob & Barbara’s Drag Show, and Attitudes Bollywood Dance Company will be on hand to offer different forms of entertainment. There will be Chair Massage Therapy, Tarot Card Readers, and Henna Tattoo Artists on hand throughout the night. And that’s only a footnote of the entertainment. Summer Solstice

Community The Kimmel Center Announces the Lineup for it's Annual Summer Solstice Celebration.