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

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 10:00am - Friday, February 27, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Marple Public Library is pleased to announce noted photographer Rick Prieur as our Guest Artist for January and February.
All are welcome to view this exhibit of selected and unique images that highlights the creativity and contributions of this artist. The images now on exhibit repeatedly remind us that the camera is able to capture more detail and information than traditional media, such as painting and sculpture.

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

LEARN ARAB MUSIC FROM MASTER MUSICIANS

(Act 48 Credit Available for Educators)

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 4:00am - Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 5:30am

Mixed media gilded paintings and classical painting brings to life through the lenses.

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.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 8:00pm - Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 12:00pm

 4/8/2015 - Thrive: Defining Success in the 21st Century, featuring Arianna Huffington
 4/10/2015 - Work Rules! The Unorthodox Philosophy of Google's Laszlo Bock
 4/15/2015 - Hank Paulson on Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower
 5/7/2015 - And the Good News is..., Featuring Dana Perino

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Your Language—My Ear: Russian and American Poets at Close Quarters is an intense workshop on poetic translation that is taking place at the University of Pennsylvania from February 26-28, with support of that University’s Kelly Writers House, Slavic Department, Program in Comparative Literature and a Cross-Cultural Conference Grant sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Join PCDC as we celebrate forty-nine years of preserving, protecting, and promoting the chinatown community. Lets celebrate and welcome the New Year, the Year of Sheep, together!

DATE
Friday, February 27th, 2015

LOCATION
Ocean City Restaurant
234 North 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

TIME
5:30pm - Cocktails and registration
6:30pm - Dinner
6:45pm - Program begins

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

UROC of Philadelphia and Caribbean Community of Philadelphia presents Caribbean Edutopia Quizz Competition (Celebrating Caribbean Literacy during Black History Month).  

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 8:00am - 4:30pm

The Wharton China Business Society invites you to the 12th annual Wharton China Business Forum

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Registration for the 12th Annual Women & Influence Conference

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Taller's annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium will be focusing on exploring the different aspects of the relationship between Africa disporia and Latin American Culture.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:45pm

•Stephanie Sandler (Harvard), “Retranslating: Skidan, Palmer, Bernstein”

•Shamshad Abdullaev (Fergana, Uzbekistan), “One Poem by Samuel Beckett” (In Russian)

•Alexander Skidan (St. Petersburg), “Translation and My Poetic Practice” (in Russian)

•Kevin M. F. Platt (UPenn), “Translation, Cosmopolitanism and War in Riga”

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Your Language—My Ear: Russian and American Poets at Close Quarters is an intense workshop on poetic translation that is taking place at the University of Pennsylvania from February 26-28, with support of that University’s Kelly Writers House, Slavic Department, Program in Comparative Literature and a Cross-Cultural Conference Grant sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Archaeologist Jesse West-Rosenthal presents a history of archaeology at Valley Forge, details of recent excavations, and a show-and-tell of selected artifacts from the encampment.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

 

When the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling opened the floodgates for unlimited political spending, it’s now easier than ever to buy an election. But what happens when the voters realize that the billionaires and corporations doing the buying do not have the people’s best interests at heart?

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

 

Performance by the Anna Crusis Women's Choir, refreshments and discussion celebrating local and global initiatives advocating for the rights of migrant women and their families. Speakers will explore the intersection of immigrant rights, women's rights & children's rights and the impact of immigration policies and enforcement in the U.S. and abroad.

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 - 11:30am - 4:30pm

The Irish American Business Chamber & Network is thrilled to announce the 2015 recipients of three distinguished awards, the first being the Ambassador Award, which will be presented to QVC.  Jane Treacy, on air personality, will accept the award on behalf of QVC.  The Taoiseach Award honoree is Frank Reynolds of PixarBio; the Uachtarán Award will be presented to CBS 3 and The CW Philly 57.  The Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, Anne Anderson, will confer the awards.