Historical Society OF Frankford 110th Anniversary Programs

* 110th Anniversary Renaissance *

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 7:30pm
18th CENTURY DOMESTIC MEDICINE
Nicole Salomone, Medical Historian/Lecturer /Author
Late 18th Century domestic medicines could include folk remedies, family tales, Indian lore,
homegrown herbs, patent medicines and local concoctions of inconsistent efficacy. Until the
founding of Frankford Hospital in 1903, area residents resorted to some creative cures. Join Medical
Historian Nicole Salomone for this lecture/display.
Refreshments served. Members free; Others $5.00
Sunday, 19 April 2015 1:00pm
I Zanni Illuminati
COMMEDIA DELL’ARTE
Performance, Kid’s Medieval Workshop
For your amusement, Impresario David K Schreur (Baron Fum, Society for Creative Anachronism) and
his group, I ZANNI ILLUMINATI, will entertain in the timeless tradition of the Commedia Dell’Arte.
Following their one-of-a kind presentation, a Medieval Performance Workshop will be conducted for
the young folks, culminating in an impromptu production. As the children’s workshop is conducted,
adults will enjoy listening to live music on period instruments, viewing the Society’s extensive
library and museum collections reflecting the history of Northeast Philadelphia, and sipping adult
libations. A light Continental brunch will be available throughout.
Community Social – Refreshments served. Fee $5.00
Sunday, 26 April 2015 3:00pm
PIANO MUSICAL RECITAL
Joseph Krupa, Master Pianist, Performer, Collaborator, Instructor
Pianist Joseph Krupa has a Master of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Calgary,
appeared as a concerto soloist with the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia and Chestnut Hill
Orchestra, and participated in workshops and master classes in Europe, Canada, and the United
States. His piano performance will include compositions by Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, and
Rachmaninoff. Guests will have the chance to dialogue with him about the music and composers
during a reception with light refreshments following the performance.
Refreshments served. Members $12.00; Others $15.00
1507 Orthodox Street (PO Box 4888)
Philadelphia, PA 19124
www.frankfordhistoricalsociety.org
215-743-6030