Past Events

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 11:30am - 1:15pm

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a discussion with Brian Moynihan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Bank of America, where he leads a team of over 200,000 employees.

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 3:00pm

Tempest Di Mare: Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Players

Music that is powerful and profound, yet accessible and joyful.

With every performance, Tempesta di Mare creates a sense of discovery. This stems from the ensemble's signature interpretive approach to baroque music as a dramatic, rhetorical craft—like oration and acting—an approach shared by the composers and performers when the music was new.

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
“Prominent Presbyterian Women” step into the spotlight at Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church in March, during Women’s History Month.
 
They’ll be the subject of a 2-part presentation 1 p.m., Sunday, March 15, at Old Pine Presbyterian Church, 412 Pine Street in Philadelphia’s Society Hill Section. The free program will be in the church’s Duffield Room.
 
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 5:00pm - 9:45pm

CAIR-Philadelphia’s banquets have sold out for the last seven years and have, without a doubt, become the social event of the year for the tens of thousands who make up the diverse Muslim community of the Greater Delaware Valley.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

Tempest Di Mare: Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra & Chamber Players

Music that is powerful and profound, yet accessible and joyful.

With every performance, Tempesta di Mare creates a sense of discovery. This stems from the ensemble's signature interpretive approach to baroque music as a dramatic, rhetorical craft—like oration and acting—an approach shared by the composers and performers when the music was new.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 4:00pm

Join us for a dramatic reading of the sacred love letters between the great Marian Anderson & her husband noted African American Architect Orpheus King Fisher. Accompanied with this treasured reading experience are unique aria love songs of the classical ages. Featuring acclaimed award winning actor & artist Brian Anthony Wilson reading as Orpheus King Fisher & Soprano Jillian Patricia Pirtle reading as Marian Anderson, also featuring Mezzo Soprano Regina Smith& Tenor Claude Finger & Music Director : Gareth Haynes

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join the Cruiser Olympia Living History Crew to explore the roles of women on board ships and in the Navy during Olympia’s time period.

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 6:00pm

On Friday, March 13, at 6PM, at the Alliance Française, discover the French and Congolese movie Maman Colonelle by Dieudo Hamadi. 

After the projection there will be a discussion about the film and its issues.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join the conversation about doing business with Japan. Do you work for a Japanese company here in the United States? Are you looking to do more business with Japanese markets? Are you curious about the special relationship between Philadelphia and Japan? Then come hear a local Philadelphia panel of experts on the real deal of working with the region’s 3rd largest trading partner. 

This is a virtual event presented in partnership with the Venture Cafe via webinar. Log-in details will be provided to all registrants.

Featured Panelists:

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - Sunday, April 19, 2020

Othello is the ultimate outsider but he inspires the love of a daughter of Venice's elite. Their marriage enrages everyone close to them – none more so than Iago, one of Shakespeare's most dangerous villains. Racism, pride, jealousy, and betrayal collide in this timeless tragedy. Directed by Charles McMahon.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 8:00am - 3:30pm

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The NCBFAA Educational Institute in cooperation with the Office of Digital Initiatives at the Department of Commerce, invite you to attend a webinar on Cultural Sensitivity Programs. During this webinar exporters will learn about cultural norms, traveling overseas, cultural understanding with negotiations and the duty of care for employees.  This webinar is for the intermediate U.S. small and medium size business exporter.  

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

“Le Cercle Francophone d’Histoire” is a group that combines love of the French language and of history. Lectures are conducted exclusively in French.

According to an established calendar, a pre-selected theme is discussed during each presentation. Prior to the sessions, participants may do their own research in order to familiarize themselves with the period and theme. However, there is no need to be an expert in any of the historical subjects discussed.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 7:00pm - 11:50pm

It's the 63rd Independence Day Celebration of the Republic of Ghana! Hurray!!!

Join The Federation of Ghanaian Associations of the Delaware Valley (FOGA) and the US-Ghana Chamber of Commerce as we celebrate the 63rd Independence Day of Ghana with the diaspora.

Let's eat, drink, and party to commemorate this year's independence day as we reflect on the past, focus on the present, and plan for the future of Ghana.

The theme for this year's celebration is: "The Impact of STEM education for girls in Ghana”.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of over 700 Citizen Diplomat volunteers who have donated over 7,076 hours of service in 2018 and elect the 2020 Board executive officers. In addition to our usual First Thursday fun, you’ll have the opportunity to get an update from Dr. Stephan A. Grupp, the 2018 Citizen Diplomat of the Year honoree, and celebrate the release of our 2018 Impact Report.

Cost: Admission is free to all Members.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 5:00pm

As part of Francophonie month, the Alliance Française invites you to read and share a poem or an extract of your favorite book or even something that you wrote!

It’s on Thursday, March 5 at 5pm at the Alliance Française and it’s free !

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Attorney Grant Leach from Hush Blackwell LLP will provide a presentation on the basic legal consideration that go into negotiating, executing, performing, and terminating export distributor agreements. Join as he goes over a wide array of topics ranging from scope of appointment to choice of law and how to dispute resolution provisions. Additional expert exporters will also be in attendance to share their first-hand perspectives and experiences.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Learn about valuable government resources to help grow your company's international sales.

About this Event

  • Fact: 97 % of all U.S. exporters are small businesses.

  • Opportunity: 96 % of buyers live outside of the US.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

They use inexpensive tools in an attempt to undermine democratic institutions, meddle in elections, and erode trust in democratic governments.

The Alliance for Securing Democracy documents and exposes these ongoing efforts to subvert democracy in the United States, Europe, and beyond. Join Laura Rosenberger, the director of the Alliance for Securing Democracy, for a wide-ranging discussion on the Alliance’s work to protect democracy.

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