Past Events

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

On President’s Day, join C-SPAN President Susan Swain, National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen, and a panel of experts who will launch the second season of the C-SPAN series, Landmark Cases: Historic Supreme Court Decisions, produced in collaboration with the National Constitution Center. The panel and the series will explore the human stories between the Supreme Court’s most historic rulings.

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Visitors can celebrate Presidents Day Weekend, February 17 – February 19, at the National Constitution Center with a variety of special family-friendly programs and activities including arts and crafts, games, and interactive shows. Visitors will learn about the role of the president and what it takes to be commander in chief. On Presidents Day Monday, families can also participate in our Presidential Costume Contest and join us for a Kids Town Hall, and get to meet some very special guests: Presidents Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt!

Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 9:30am - Monday, February 19, 2018 - 5:00pm

Visitors can celebrate Presidents Day Weekend, February 17 – February 19, at the National Constitution Center with a variety of special family-friendly programs and activities including arts and crafts, games, and interactive shows. Visitors will learn about the role of the president and what it takes to be commander in chief. On Presidents Day Monday, families can also participate in our Presidential Costume Contest and join us for a Kids Town Hall, and get to meet some very special guests: Presidents Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt!

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 8:00pm

From classical to jazz

Saxophone and organ: an improbable duo that promises fascinating discoveries. Saxophonist Branford Marsalis, a specialist of both jazz and classical music, joins Jean-Willy Kunz, organist in residence of the OSM. A concert of two unexpectedly compatible instruments!

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Over the past year, the Interfaith Center and Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D) have been developing the Faith Project, an exploration of how dance can tell the stories of our collective interfaith journeys.

Coming in the next month, KYL/D looks forward to performing excerpts from the work-in-process being created for the Faith Project and discussing the process with you.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Lunar, or Chinese, New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and is a time to wish one another luck and prosperity for the upcoming year. International House Philadelphia will welcome the Year of the Dog with our annual celebration that has typically seen sell-out crowds and is among our most popular and sought after events. The evening includes an exhilarating Lion Dance and show of traditional music and dance performances and martial arts demonstrations, followed by a reception featuring tastings of traditional Chinese cuisine.
 

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn how to register a soccer team in this year’s Philadelphia International Unity Cup tournament by attending one of the general information sessions listed below.

This year’s tournament will take place between August 3 and October 14, 2018.

The Unity Cup is open to men and women 18 years of age and older. There is a limit of 25 players per team.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 2:00pm - Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 11:00pm

Reserved Seating: $42 to $62

Student Section: $20

One of the world’s great dance companies returns to NextMove Dance bringing the best in international choreographers along with a troupe of dancers second to none. A program highlight is the Philadelphia premiere of O Balcao de Amor by Israeli choreographer Itzik Galili. This dance takes us to a rhythmic Afro-Cuban Havana with music by Perez Prado, rekindling the spontaneity and joy of our youth.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Bring a lunch and join Membership Director, Suzanne Betts for a visually delightful presentation on her recent travels to gardens in Ireland. View stunning photographs of private gardens, castles and botanic gardens and learn more about the Irish landscape. Coffee & tea will be provided.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Fred Kudjo Kuwornu, born and raised in Italy, is an Italian – Ghanaian activist, producer, writer, and director based in Brooklyn, NY and Rome. In 2010, after working with the production crew of Spike Lee’s Miracle at St. Anna 2008 , he produced and directed the award-winning documentary Inside Buffalo, about the untold story of the African-American soldiers of the 92nd Infantry Division, who valiantly fought side-by-side with Italian partisans against the Nazis along the Gothic Line, mainly in Tuscany.

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen for a wide-ranging conversation in celebration of the 25th anniversary of her appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.

 

Open to 1787 Society Members only. Tickets are limited.
To inquire about ticket availability contact Emily Polhamus at 215-409-6785 or [email protected].

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Mimi Stillman, flute and Charles Abramovic, piano
Faculty Recital, Temple University
Rock Hall, 1715 N. Broad Street
Music by Bach, Piston, Dutilleux, Jan Krzywicki (Temple University professor), and Stillman/Abramovic arrangements

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 4:00 PM
     at The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill
  • Sunday, February 11th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
     at The Academy of Vocal Arts

The latest in our biography series, this program features the fascinating life, tempestuous times and sublime songs of one of the greatest song composers, Claude Debussy. Narrating and reading from the composer’s letters will be Lyric Fest’s composer-in-residence, Benjamin C. S. Boyle. 

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

DCS Chamber Music Concert Features Beethoven’s Second Piano Concerto And Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

The Delaware County Symphony (DCS) will present the third chamber concert of the 2017-2018 season on Sunday February 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the Meagher Theatre of the Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center at Neumann University, One Neumann Drive, Aston, PA ( ¼ mile west of Concord Rd. and Rt. 452) The DCS chamber music series is under the direction of Dr. Robert Whalen who serves as Chamber Music Director and Associate Conductor.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:00pm

Philadelphia-based jazz vocalist, Laurin Talese, has performed on myriad stages around the globe with a host of internationally celebrated recording artists including Alicia Keys, Robert Glasper, Ed Sheeran, Sullivan Fortner and Christian McBride, among others.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the Italy-America Business Council and Network for their Second Annual Festival of the Five Kingdoms Gala Dinner

Don’t miss this black-tie affair which provides an immersive experience of Italian culture, design, and cuisine to all attendees. It’s a magical night of networking, dinner, and dancing, benefiting our mission to foster trade, commerce and successful business ventures between Italy and our local region.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Happy new year! Ready to burn off the calories from those awesome holiday treats and get in shape for Valentine's Day?

Come get a dancified workout on Saturday February 10th: introducing "Natyacise" - yoga and dance workshop fundraiser for Ray of Hope!

Enjoy a super fun workout taught by senior instructors - Deanne Caputo, Anwesha Dutta, Anitha Kannan and Anjali Menon! All proceeds benefit Ray of Hope. Open to anyone above the age of 10! No prior yoga or dance experience needed!

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

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