Events

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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Friday, October 19, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Author Joan E. Howard is the director of Petite Plaisance, the former home of French novelist Marguerite Yourcenar and her American partner Grace Frick. Frick was a literary scholar who introduced Yourcenar's work to English-language readers all over the world thanks to her award-winning translation of the novel Mémoires d'Hadrien in 1954. 

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 7:03pm - 10:00pm

Over 20 years ago, a group of young string players at London’s Royal College of Music came together around a collective passion for the quartet repertoire. A few years later, they won the Gramophone Award for Best Debut Recording, and the rest is history. Late works by Mozart, Bartók, and Mendelssohn are highlighted in the Belcea’s PCMS return. Of particular note is Mendelssohn’s final completed work—a piece of unprecedented intensity and perhaps his most tragic and impassioned work.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Global Philadelphia Association's (GPA) "Sustainable Development Goals Pitch Night" provides a fun and innovative platform for locals to identify a need in their city, aligned with one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and creatively devise a project idea to support this goal, all while enjoying good company, delicious pizza, and cold beer!

Choose a service project need based off of one of the following five Sustainable Development Goals:

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Our group will meet at 10:00 AM at 4th and Bainbridge Streets, outside of Famous 4th Street Deli. If you’d like, join us at the deli at 9:00 AM for breakfast! (Pay on your own.)

AJC is proud to partner once again on a program during the “Ciao Philadelphia” month-long celebration of Italian history and culture hosted by the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia. Join us for a walking tour of Historic Italian and Jewish South Philadelphia - “The Land of Dreams” for Jewish and Italian immigrants.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Lyric Fest commemorates the centennial of the birth of an extraordinary American composer and personality, Leonard Bernstein, in the latest in its Biography in Music series. With special guest Jamie Bernstein reading from her father’s letters, this life-retrospective is told through music, anecdotes, and the composer’s own words.

Jennifer Aylmer, soprano Elizabeth Shammash, mezzo-soprano Jonas Hacker, tenor Randall Scarlata, baritone Laura Ward, piano Jamie Bernstein, narrator Suzanne DuPlantis, narrator All-Bernstein Vocal Program