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Fringe Festival Bookstore

In Partnership with Head House Books

Intimate conversations and contextual publications available at Cherry Street Pier


Cherry Street Pier
121 N. Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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September 5–22, 2019

FringeArts partners with much-loved local bookseller Head House Books to present the Fringe Festival Bookstore at Cherry Street Pier. Head down to Philadelphia’s newest, most arts-friendly waterfront park (just across Columbus Boulevard from the Festival Bar at FringeArts) to browse books and publications by and about the artists in the 2019 Fringe Festival. Delve deeper into the Curated Fringe Festival shows at a series of intimate conversations and live podcasts with the artists and community partners behind the shows.

Sept 5–22
Thursdays + Fridays: 4–8pm
Saturdays: 10am–8pm
Sundays: 12–8pm

All events FREE

Event Schedule

Let Me Die: Artist Talk
Joseph Keckler and Sarah Williams (Opera Philadelphia) moderated by Dr. Laura Protano-Biggs (University of Pennsylvania)
Sept 6 at 4pm

The B-Side: Artist Talk
Eric Berryman and Kate Valk (The Wooster Group) moderated by Raina Searles (FringeArts)
Sept 7 at 3pm

Úumbal: Community Conversation
Mariana Arteaga and Philadelphia participants moderated by Tenara Calem (FringeArts)
Sept 8 at 4pm

Superterranean: Live Podcast Recording
Dan Rothenberg (Pig Iron Theatre Company) and Tony Torn, moderated by Peter Woodall (Hidden Cities)
Sept 13 at 4pm

Cartography: Community Conversation
Malaika Uwamahoro and Janice Amaya (Cartography cast) and Ari Gutierrez-Sanchez (Puentes de Salud), moderated by Ahmet Selim (CAIR PA)
Sept 14 at 4pm

Is This A Room: Artist Talk
Tina Satter (Half Straddle), moderated by Zach Blackwood (FringeArts)
Sept 15 at 2pm

Un Poyo Rojo: Live Podcast Recording
Luciano Rosso and Nicolás Poggi (Un Poyo Rojo), moderated by Zach Blackwood (FringeArts)
Sept 20 at 4pm

Pursuit of Happiness: Community Conversation
Pavol Liska and Kelly Copper (Nature Theater of Oklahoma), Iztok Kovač (EN-KNAP Group), Cathryn Miller-Wilson (HIAS PA) and Yaroub Al-Obaidi (Penn Museum Global Guide), moderated by Tenara Calem (FringeArts)
Sept 21 at 4pm

Late Night Snacks: Artist Talk
Performers and curators from The Bearded Ladies Cabaret, John Jarboe, Anthony Martinez-Briggs, Zack Blackwood and FringeArts, moderated by Katy Dammers (FringeArts)
Sept 22 at 4pm