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Peoplehood!

Peoplehood!

Spiral Q presents the 21st annual Peoplehood ParadeSaturday November 6thPaul Robeson House to Clark Park (50th and Walnut to 45th and Kingsessing) Line up is at NOONParade begins at 1pmShort performances and art-making at Clark Park around 2:30 (no big puppet pageant...

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Peoplehood Art builds – Join in!

Peoplehood Art builds – Join in!

We’re making a parade together that beautifully represents our communities’ struggles, resilience, and resistance while holding up the memories of those we’ve lost. Peoplehood art builds are in full swing! Drop in for an hour or come for the whole thing, dip into an...

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Philadelphia Inquirer and Ida Flooding

Philadelphia Inquirer and Ida Flooding

Thanks to Peter Dobrin for this article about Ida flooding, our puppet collection, displacement and need for a forever home. Link in our bio to read the full article. ———————————————Repost from @phillyinquirer Remember the dancing mailboxes from a demonstration...

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Spiral Q got flooded

Spiral Q got flooded

On September 2nd rains from hurricane Ida flooded (7' high!) Spiral Q's temporary storage space destroying 80% of everything there. After 9 months of moving out of our old warehouse on Haverford Ave (while simultaneously running programs with youth, activist and...

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PEOPLEHOOD 2021

PEOPLEHOOD 2021

Save the Date! the 21st annual Peoplehood ParadeSaturday November 6th - 1pm step offPaul Robeson House to Clark Park

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Spiral Q Play Streets on Channel 6!

Spiral Q Play Streets on Channel 6!

Spiral Q led a series of three Play Streets events in West Philadelphia this July - sponsored by West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhoods. Each week Spiral Q artists and West Powelton Drum Squad created a mini parade with kids and neighbors and led kids in activities...

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West Powelton Drum Squad and Steppers’ 30th Anniversary

West Powelton Drum Squad and Steppers’ 30th Anniversary

Scenes from West Powelton Drum Squad and Steppers’ 30th anniversary celebration and anti-violence rally. It’s truly an honor to be the weirdo puppet/parade people in @westpowelton ‘s community and to have worked with them for over 20 years as they’ve had an immense...

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We’re in the Smithsonian!

Big news! We’re in the Smithsonian! The wearable dancing mailboxes that Spiral Q created with @votethatjawn for voter education during the 2020 general election are officially a part of history! One of the three mailboxes made this past September is now a...

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