The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts promises to connect you to a creative community. Join the Creative Crowd on Thursday, September 20 as we jump on the art bus and head over to NE State for an evening of contemporary dance with PHILADANCO. Leave your car at the Renaissance Center and join your Kingsport neighbors for this social trip over. Your ticket of $20 will provide both your transportation and your ticket to the performance. Optional box supper is available for an additional $10. This concert is presented by our friends over at the Mary B. Martin School of Arts. Tickets are limited for this special Kingsport Art Bus! The Art Bus will leave the RenCen at 6:30 PM.‚  Reserve your spot today by logging on to or by calling 392-8414.

The Philadelphia Dance Company, affectionately known as PHILADANCO, has danced its way into the hearts of America with superlative technique, well trained dancers and an exciting repertoire of choreography. Over the more than 40 years of its existence, PHILADANCO’s repertory has included the works of world-renowned choreographers such as Milton Myers, Elisa Monte, Ron K. Brown, Lynne Taylor Corbett, Gene Hill Sagan, Talley Beatty and more recently Rennie Harris, Christopher Huggins and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.

Across the nation and around the world, PHILADANCO is celebrated for its innovation, creativity and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance. It provides world-class dance instruction, promotes emerging dancers and choreographers and engages its many communities through performances and outreach activities. Founded in 1970, PHILADANCO is recognized for its artistic integrity, superbly trained dancers, and electrifying performances. For more information, visit PHILADANCO.

The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts encourages you to get engaged in the arts!‚