If Cities Could Dance

Philadelphia’s House Dancers Preserve the Soul of the Scene

Season 4 Episode 4 | 9m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

The infusion of soul helps make Philadelphia house so distinct from its harder-edged Chicago, Detroit and New York counterparts. More than three decades later, a tight-knit, intergenerational community of house dancers, DJs and event producers in Philadelphia are still working, amidst commercialization and club closures, to keep the original underground spirit of the scene alive.

Aired: 10/05/21

Rating: NR

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If Cities Could Dance is a local public television program presented by KQED.