Category Archives: Upcoming Performances

Fall Fire & Arts Fest

We’re throwing a thing! It’s going to be great and everyone should come!!!

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Join us for the first annual Fall Fire & Arts Fest Performance Art Spectacular!

Hosted by Philly’s favorite fire group LUX ARATI as we end the summer festival season and transition into cooler weather, changing leaves, crisp air and the PERFECT weather for spinning fire outside!

Lux Arati will be performing their latest & greatest performance piece, “Alchemy”, that was featured at this years PEX Summer Festival as their 5th performance as part of the Russian Roulette Variety Show along with a collection of solos, duets, and smaller group numbers that are part of the LUXIE repertoire. In addition, the Luxies have invited some of their favorite local performers to put on a never–before seen collection of some of the most diverse and talented performance artists in the city of brotherly love and beyond.

This unique showcase will be immediately after the FALL ART MARKET, a chance to browse handcrafted items and so much more from local artist/business vendors.

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MORE DETAILS and LINEUP COMING SOON!!!

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Summer season has truly begun.

And let the madness begin! We’ve got quite the summer coming up, and what way to kick it off than a week full of events? Come catch some of the ladies from Lux Arati at two fun (and free!) upcoming gigs:

    • Wednesday, June 4th: Summer Solar Festival from 7-10:30pm @ the Rotunda 4014 Walnut Street, West Philly, PA 19104 www.therotunda.org! This ongoing seasonal event series features a variety of dance/movement/theater mediums, live electronic/acoustic music, vocalists & poetry/spoken-word presentations, circus/fire/flow arts performances, community art creations, live painting & VJ projections… Plus an Open Mic/Stage & Jam Sessions!
    • First Friday Grand Opening at Engagement Studios– Please join us for a First Friday event introducing Philadelphia’s newest and most exciting creative startup, featuring live entertainment, drinks, some of Philadelphia’s most popular food trucks and Philadelphia’s own DJ Adub. Planned together with our neighbor, the Painted Bride Art Center, the event will also debut the all-new InLiquid@ENGMT, an art gallery powered by InLiquid, Philadelphia’s premier community of artists. The first installation at Engagement Studios will be previewing the ever-popular InLiquid event, Art for the Cash Poor. More about us at http://www.engmt.com.

Meanwhile we’re hard at work for the piece we’ll be debuting at PEX Summer Fest as part of the Russian Roulette Variety Show. Can’t wait to share it with everyone!

Krampus is coming!!!!

Oh man, are we excited for Krampuslauf! The weather is set to be wintery, but should calm down the time the show goes on.

KRAMPUSLAUF PHILADELPHIA 2013 WILL BEGIN AT 4:30 ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2013, AT LIBERTY LANDS PARK (913-961 North 3rd Street.) (Inclement weather date SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21.)

Fire spinning will start as the parade comes back to the park. There are sure to be AMAZING costumes, friendly people and lots of fun. Come join us!!

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Rally for the Rail Park at Union Transfer

I’m a little late in posting this, but we were waiting on our fire permit and it just came through this morning…. We’re super psyched to be part of another event for the Rail Park, this time at Union Transfer! Grid Philly has a nice write-up about the event here, and you can buy tickets to the event on the Rail Park’s page here.

We’ll be doing some inside dancing for the cocktail party, then spinning fire outside. Fingers crossed that the beautiful weather from today keeps up!

Fringe in Philadelphia!

Its Fringe Fest time in Philadelphia! We’re excited to be participating this year at a fundraiser/awareness event for the new Reading Viaduct Rail Park. We’ll be spinning fire around 9:00pm as part of the after party. It sounds like it is going to be a pretty fun event. Come on by!! The whole after-party will be 7:30-11pm. Tickets can be bought here, $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

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Fun in the Sun

The wonderful Fahrenheit Flow Festival is this weekend. Fahrenheit is a three day camping event where fire performers and flow artists of all types and skill levels come from near and far to share and celebrate their passion for this captivating art form. Many of the Luxie Ladies are involved with the festival, from helping organize to teaching workshops. I’m sure it’ll be a great time for all who are attending!

BUT… for those of you not out camping for the weekend and hanging around Philly, the Luxies who are still in town will be performing at Lucky 13’s yearly block party!

South Philly FestThe event itself should be fun- and it’s free! So come on down to South Philly and hang out with some fun people, drink some beer, eat some food and catch some fire spinning! And cross your fingers that the rain holds off!