Past Events

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - Sunday, February 23, 2020

When 15-year-old Rory’s geography teacher father dies suddenly, she decides to pursue his lifelong dream and journey to the North Pole. Following the route he planned and the advice of the great explorers before her, Rory packs a rucksack and her father’s ashes for a journey of love, loss, and endless snow. A solo show from an exciting new voice in British theatre.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Come to Conversation Club at Parkway Central Library twice monthly. Whether you are looking to improve your Japanese or your English, or just talk about Japan-related topics, everyone is welcome!

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Wistar Institute is hosting a special exhibition of the 20 winning images from the 2019 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. The collection offers a glimpse into a world that most have never seen - the intersection of art and science as viewed through the lens of a microscope. Wistar is the only venue in the region to showcase the exhibition.

This event is free and open to the public. You can view the exhibition at Wistar Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., February 3 to April 10, 2020.

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

FPRI is pleased to feature a lecture and report presentation on Russia’s political and economic influence abroad by Dr. Nick Gvosdev.

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 9:00am - 11:00am

The annual Why Think Tanks a Matter Forum and the 2019 Global Go To Think Tank Report Launch is scheduled for January 30, 2020 and will take place in Paris, Beijing, London, Washington DC, New York and other 140 cities around the world. 

As of today, 140 cities and over 500 organizations have already confirmed that they will host programs that will reach 1000s of people around the world on January 30, 2020.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Deepening our understanding of Nazi-directed Genocide. When linked to the Holocaust, the term “historical revision” often implies a soft-pedaling of Nazi Germany’s mid-twentieth-century attempt to destroy Europe’s Jewish population. Distinct from these pernicious efforts, historical understandings of the Holocaust have nonetheless evolved, situating it with broader scholarship on genocide, the experiences of refugees and migrants, and evolving concepts of human rights.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

50 years ago, the first two computers “spoke” to each other over the ARPANET in December 1969. A message was transferred over the ARPANET from a computer science professor’s laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles to the second network node at the Stanford Research Institute. From that moment, the Internet was born.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - Sunday, February 16, 2020

"When we say that something is true, it becomes true. When we say that something is false, it becomes false." 

This 2018 Obie Award Winner explores the blurred lines between lies, history and conspiracy theories, as it tracks back and forth across 90 years of Soviet and post-Soviet Russia. Rajiv Joseph’s (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) sharp-witted dialogue and historical juxtapositions bring to mind Tom Stoppard’s and Tony Kushner’s best works.

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Join us for tea and cookies as we venture into the life of Lady Clementine. Price of the event includes a signed copy of the book and reception.

In 1909, Clementine Churchill steps off a train with her new husband, Winston. An angry woman emerges from the crowd to attack, shoving him in the direction of an oncoming train. Just before he stumbles, Clementine grabs him by his suit jacket. This will not be the last time Clementine Churchill saves her husband.

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Did you know that lions actually eat lettuce? During Chinese New Year, lion dancers visit various stores and businesses to compete for lettuce that is hung up in front of the building. In Chinese, the word for 'lettuce' is phonetically similar to 'wealth'. The hope is that the lions will bring good luck to the businesses.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Immersion Courses represent six hours of intensive work with one subject area and are geared toward conversation with reviews of grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.


Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 5:00pm - 7:15pm

In a world where the headlines are often bleak, former U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is seeking to provide some light in the darkness. Her new memoir, The Education of an Idealist, transports us from her childhood in Dublin to the streets of war-torn Bosnia to the White House Situation Room and the world of high-stakes diplomacy.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - Friday, January 24, 2020

For 2020 SHOT Show attendee badges will not be mailed. Attendees will be able to pick-up badges at the Express Registration counter at Sands Expo Center, McCarran International Airport (Terminal 1 & 3) and the following hotels around Las Vegas. (Bally's, Circus Circus, Flamingo, Harrah's/The LINQ, Luxor, MGM Grand, Mirage, New York-New York, Park MGM, and Treasure Island).

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

In collaboration with Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation the Market is celebrating Lunar New Year!

10AM - 2PM: Arts and Crafts seller & Calligrapher
10:30AM - 11:00AM: Chinese Instrument performance
11:15AM - 11:45AM: Lion Dance around the Market
12PM - 1PM: Dumpling demonstration in City Kitchen by Frankie Lin of Green Garden (237 S. 10th Street)
1PM - 2PM: Shanghai Spring roll demonstration in City Kitchen by Frankie Lin of Green Garden (237 S. 10th Street)

This event is free and open to the public!

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11:00am - Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 6:00pm
Miguel A. Aragón: Indices of Silence // Índices del silencio

Aragón pointedly addresses the deaths, arrests and corruption associated with the war on drugs unfolding in the border city of Juarez, Mexico. He uses a variety of innovative print techniques to provide a gripping portrait of this conflict zone.