Past Events

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Filmed at Owens Funeral Home in Harlem, Homegoings takes an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Experimental Shorts curated by Amir George and Erin Christovale. Curator Erin Christovale will be present for a Q&A after the film. 

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 11:00am - Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 9:00pm

Dubbed “the black Sundance” by Ebony Magazine, the BlackStar Film Festival is a celebration of cinema focused on work by and about people of African descent in a global context

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 9:00am - Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 12:00pm

The Global Leadership Seminar is open to all rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. This four-day seminar will focus on the key issues impacting the rise of Africa as a leading competitor in the global marketplace.

Sunday, July 28, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Women for Greater Philadelphia, on five Sunday evenings in 2013, will again present its well established summer "pastiche", the Concerts by Candlelight at Laurel Hill.

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

The Philadelphia Film Society and the University of the Arts are proud to present Passport to World Cinema, a handpicked selection of the year's strongest cinema from around the globe.

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Join the Tibetan Buddhist Center beneath the full moon, to offer a beautiful Panden Lhamo sadhana and mantras, in communion with Lama Losang Samten, Rinpoche, on retreat in Nepal.

Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Women for Greater Philadelphia, on five Sunday evenings in 2013, will again present its well established summer "pastiche", the Concerts by Candlelight at Laurel Hill.

Sunday, July 21, 2013 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

The topic of discussion will be "UNA Women: A Platform for Women’s Empowerment and Activism" with keynote speaker Tanisha Dyall, Senior Associate of National Membership for the UN Foundation.

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Join the Tibetan Buddhist Center (TBC) for a one day Heart of Compassion Summer Retreat at none other than Vulture Peak Mountain*, an historical preservation space in Ridley Creek State Park.

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Irka Mateo is an award-winning singer/songwriter with a unique sound full of Afro-diasporic rhythms. As an artist she has had a long and successful international career participating in renowned world music festivals and venues.

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Join the Norris Square Neighborhood Project for an evening including a cooking demo of a traditional recipe Pon de Calabaza, the film screening of Recipes from Yuíza’s Kitchen, and music and dancing.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 7:00pm - Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 8:00pm

The Parkway Central Library invites international adults to practice speaking English in a relaxed environment.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Last Summer on Earth Tour lands at the Mann July 18th featuring chart-topping hit makers Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster live in concert. Also performing will be singer and comedian Boothby Graffoe.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

IVC's International Summer Party, formerly the BBQ, is July 18th! It's the city's most fun Summer event and IVC's only fund-raiser to support their work of creating positive American experiences. For 26 years the annual BBQ, now the International Summer Party, has been a way for the IVC to create an "American experience" for guests from abroad.


Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 4:00pm - Friday, July 19, 2013 - 12:00am

IVC's 2013 annual 'BBQ' is July 18th! It's the city's most fun Summer event and IVC's only fund-raiser to support our work of creating positive American experiences. For 26 years the annual BBQ has been a way for the IVC to create an "American experience" for guests from abroad.


Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 9:00am - Friday, July 19, 2013 - 3:00pm

Join Global Education Motivators (GEM) for a 2-day workshop teaching about the effect of armed conflict on children.This workshop will explore the multiple devastating effects of armed conflict on children in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Confound your expectations with two provocative videos by Bernadette Corporation that look at identity through the lenses of fashion, protest, Chloe Sevigny, nothingness, and Mallarme.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 1:00pm - 7:00pm

The Council of Indian Organizations (CIO) of Greater Philadelphia presents a Festival of India each year in August celebrating the unique culture of India at Penn’s Landing.

Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Alliance Française de Philadelphie at the Independent Seaport Museum for their annual Bastille Day celebration which will be hosted by NBC10 anchor Tracy Davidson as Mistress of Ceremonies.