Want to be in the PIFA Dance Flash Mob on April 30!! Also Gavin McKay takes a Flying Leap at The PIFA Circus

Yesterday on NBC 10’s The Ten Show, Justin Pizzi did a segment form the Flying Circus which is part of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) Philadelphia attractions. As you know Justin just finished having surgery so he tapped our friend and trainer Gavin McCay to fill in for him. Gavin is the connector for Justin and I as we met when I participating in the NBC Philadelphia’s “Be a Ten in Ten Weeks” program at Gavin’s gym Fusion Fitness at 12th & Sansom Streets. here’s the ten Show clip can still get lessons and participate in the Flying Circus until Sunday May 1. Can you believe PIFA is almost over, wow. Get info on the Flying Circus here

PIFA Dance Flash Mob on April 30!!

  • The instructional video is posted on YouTube:
  • The email account for those interested in getting specific information about participating in the dance is Date/Time: April 30 @ 1:45pm
  • Place: PIFA Street Fair, in front of the Sansom Street Stage
  • Rehearsal: April 30 @11:00am in the Kimmel Center Parking Garage

As part of its 35th Anniversary, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) returns to its roots, offering a weekend of legendary and emerging jazz artists tied into this year’s PIFA theme. Early Parisian jazz was reminiscent of New Orleans traditions, and will be captured with outdoor performances, headline acts, strolling musicians, and performances with select artist arrangements of Sidney Bechet’s work. AAMP will also reintroduce a signature event, Jazz ‘til Sunrise, beginning 10:30p Saturday night and concluding 5a Sunday morning, on two stages with continuous jazz being played. Friday Night: Last Party in Paris at Kimmel Center on Friday night

Saturday Parisian Street Fair This is going to be one event not to be missed and very memorablePIFA Facebook The Flying Circus still has openings this week, although very few remain for Saturday. Then the whole act moves back to their Bucks County location.

Gavin and Mark Kelly from Flying Circus.

  • Why don’t you check in at Four Square
  • By ‘checking in’ we mean going to the Kimmel Center and going directly under the Eiffel Tower and checking in.

Oooh la la! In honor of the last week of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, the 4sq mayor of the PIFA Eiffel Tower at noon on Saturday, April 30 wins a $100.00 Maggiano’s gift certificate! And it should be easy – since there are dozens of free events happening in the Plaza this week. Come out and check-in!

For more information on what’s happening in the plaza daily, check Good luck!

Winners will be notified on Monday, May 2 via