The University City District (UCD) kicks off its second year of "3rd
Thursdays" with the Go West! Arts and Restaurant Festival at Sansom
Common on Thursday, September 16 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 36th and Sansom
Streets. WXPN will broadcast the World Cafe with David Dye live from the
festival. The featured performer will be singer/songwriter David Mead, who
blends skilled composition with the bite of American rock 'n' roll.
Other performers include: the Spiral Q Puppet Theater; dancers from Philadanco!;
The Heavenly Land Band performing New Orleans-style jazz; Philly's Jazz
Jumpers; West Philadelphia's own double dutch world champions; and the West
Powelton Steppers drill team.
The festival will also feature food from over 15 area restaurants and
Charyn Pfeuffer from Philadelphia Weekly who will be handing out
free movie passes. For more information call (888) GOWEST7 or visit www.gowest.org.
Krystal Breakly of Philadanco accepts a piece of cheese from
Spiral Q Puppet Theater's "The Elder, " while chef Chaz Covington
of Marigold Dining Room looks on. All three will participate in the Go West!
Arts and Restaurant Festival at Sansom Common.