Joanna Pascale: The Language Of Flowers at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Nathan Godshall uploaded this event on August 2, 2019

Where

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
Map
215-790-5800

Joanna Pascale: The Language Of Flowers at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

When

Sat, April 25, 2020
8:00 pm

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Musicians

Joanna Pascale
Joanna Pascale

vocalist

About

As a Kimmel Center Jazz Resident Artist in 2017, Joanna Pascale created this very personal exploration of how we communicate our thoughts and feelings to others using flowers. We give them to each other to celebrate happy occasions, express sympathy, or offer love. Working with theater director Ellie Heyman, Joanna takes us on a journey to find out what we’re really trying to say with our bouquets.

Floriography is the art of communicating sentiment and emotion through flowers. It gained popularity during the Victorian Era (1837-1901) when open expressions of emotion were culturally unacceptable. Flowers were assigned meanings to express feelings that could not be spoken aloud. Small bouquets called "talking bouquets" were created and used to send coded messages to the recipient. Due to the insanely long list of flowers, dictionaries began to be published to help people decipher the hidden intentions within a floral bouquet....

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Date Detail Price
Apr25Sat
Joanna Pascale: The Language Of Flowers
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Philadelphia, PA
$20.00
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