Events

There's always something for the global citizen to do in the Philadelphia region!  
Take in a world music concert or attend an ethnic festival.  
Participate in a conference or symposium on an international topic at one of the region's 
distinguished colleges and universities or research institutes.  
Attend a public reception for visitors from another country or a talk by a senior foreign policy official

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Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 9:00am - Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 5:00pm

Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: A European Project with American Roots

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 6:00pm - Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 6:00pm

LEARN ARAB MUSIC FROM MASTER MUSICIANS

(Act 48 Credit Available for Educators)

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 6:00pm - Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 8:00pm

Art Star is pleased to present a solo exhibition with Philadelphia artist, Genevieve Geer of Le Puppet Regime. Genevieve creates brilliant stained glass marionettes of tattooed showgirls, circus freaks, Siamese twins, mermaids, strong men, minotaurs and more.

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 5:00pm

It is the biggest snake that ever roamed the planet, and it is coming to Philadelphia in February 2015. At 48 feet long and 2,500 pounds, Titanoboa cerrejonensis grew as long as a school bus and as heavy as a small car.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 7:00pm - Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

A Tuition-Free Six-Part Lecture Series: Wednesday Evenings at 7pm beginning March 4, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 8:00pm - Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 9:00am

Macbeth comes to life at the Arden Theatre Co. in 2015!

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 4:30pm - Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm

Economic turmoil, technologies of violence, and militaristic regimes dominated Latin American politics and society during the 1950s and ’60s. In this context, a constellation of artists sought to neutralize the potential horror of such change by displacing destruction into the symbolic realm of art, seeking ritualistic experiences of mediated transformation. “Destruction is, for the artist, the supreme order of freedom,” wrote Argentine poet and art critic Aldo Pellegrini in his 1961 manifesto. This exhibition traces the archaeological remnants and histories of this movement as they continue to reverberate in our present.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 11:20am - 12:50pm

     Professor Royall Tyler’s talk is a public lecture open to all who are interested in Japanese history, religion and literature, and the connections between war narratives and cultural values.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

 At CDI's First Thursday prime networking events, attendees can expect to meet interesting and lively people from around the world! This is guaranteed to be a friendly evening of citizen diplomacy that will create lasting and positive impressions of the U.S., Philadelphia and of attendees.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 10:00pm - Friday, April 3, 2015 - 2:00am

Bringing back the Balkan Dance Party to Underground Arts, EVERY first Thursday!

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 5:45pm - 8:15pm

THE SECRET TRIO is a mesmerizing new band with established musicians that play authentically Turkish and Mediterranean music. It features kanun virtuoso TAMER PINARBASI, world-renowned composer/oud master ARA DINKJIAN, and clarinet prodigy ISMAIL LUMANOVSKI.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

A Global Gala Even

dir. Im Kwon Taek, Korea, 2002, 35mm, Korean w/ English subtitles, 116 min.

Sunday, April 5, 2015 - 2:00pm - Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 4:00pm

Are you a descendant of an Indigenous group of this continent? Are you of mixed blood Native, Indigenous? Do you speak an Indigenous language of this continent? If you do, or know someone who is, we want to hear your history. We want to hear your voice. We want to hear you life.

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 12:00pm - Friday, April 10, 2015 - 5:00pm

World Fusion Fest is an annual, week-long celebration of the international/intercultural presence on Drexel’s campus. The week is packed with exciting activities and events for the entire Drexel community to enjoy and learn. This year, they are promoting the core international competencies that will not only benefit their international population but also Drexel community.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Why did the Soviet Union collapse? The dissolution of the USSR is particularly puzzling because China -- also a Marxist-Leninist autocracy -- managed to ditch its centrally-planned economy while maintaining an authoritarian political structure. Christopher Miller’s research in Soviet archives has found that Soviet officials closely followed Chinese policy, and directly copied many Chinese reforms.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

About the Lecturer Dr. Nelson Cerqueira is a professor at the School of Law of the Universidade Federal da Bahia, in Brazil, as well as the president of Faculadade Zacarias de Góes.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The first event of Caribbean Cuisine Week will be an award ceremony at the Pyramid Club. Ron McKay (CEO of ADS-Global) will receive the Entrepreneur of the Year award and Marangeli Mejia Rabell will receive the International Community Service Award.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Joel T. Fry, the curator of Bartram Gardens, shares the story of the careers and travels of John and William Bartram, famed natural scientists and plant men, and the family garden.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 11:00am - Friday, April 10, 2015 - 11:00pm

This year, CCW engages even more of Philadelphia’s finest restaurants with a fun-filled week of food, beverages and music for a good cause - assisting over 700 economically disadvantaged high school athletes participate at the Penn Relays.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 12:33pm

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia to examine the possibilities for successful solutions to the challenges we face each day in our personal lives and professional environments.

Arianna Huffington, chair, president, and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, author of fourteen books – and one of the world’s most influential women - makes an impassioned and compelling case for redefining what it means to be “successful.”