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Apr 3
Mindful Arts Dance Academy

Spring Festival & Fashion Showcase

Apr 10
LarMic Productions

Behind The Mask- They Called Us Crazy

Jun 4 to Jun 6
Star Players of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

Sound Of Music

Jul 3

Three Aksha

Jul 17
Mike Massé Entertainment

Mike Massé: Epic Acoustic Classic Rock

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Our final video for Venice Island From a Distance is a roundtable discussion with our amazing hosts Ryan Rebel, Daralyse Lyons and Noah Herman.

We want to thank each one of our guests: Ang Bey, Dice Raw, Darryl Charles, James Lane, Chris Herrman, Mark Jerde, Shav'on Smith, and Zack James for sharing their time, insight, and experiences with us.

We want to thank Adventure Lost, Dice Raw, A Day Without Love, OnoDaHybrid, Yes! And... CAMP, and James Lane for providing music.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Our final Venice Island From a Distance interview with our great friend, Shav'on Smith. Shav'on is the founder and artistic director of Grounded Theatre Company.

Monday, August 17, 2020

We are beyond grateful for Broadway Actor and dancer, James Lane sitting down and talking with us for this week's episode of Venice Island From a Distance.James's knowledge and experience of Broadway and theatre and how current events have, and will continue to impact the industry are invaluable. If you would like to support James in any way please visit his website at or contribute to his Venmo @James-Lane-40

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Venice Island able to provide low to no cost programming opportunities to youth and families, as well as a very competitively priced theatre and recreation space. Your financial support will go a long way to ensure that Venice Island will continue to provide these great services and achieve our mission.