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Friday, September 8, 2017 (All day)

The Organization of the World Heritage Cities was created on September 8, 1993, in Fez (Marocco). In commemoration of this big event, September 8 was declared “Solidarity Day of the World Heritage Cities” and all these cities are welcomed to commemorate it every year by organizing different activities that aim at highlighting their uniqueness.

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:00am - Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 11:59pm

On April 15, 2016, City of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced the inaugural Philadelphia International Unity Cup, a soccer tournament that celebrates the rich cultural diversity of the “City of Brotherly Love” through the worldwide appeal of soccer.

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 11:00am - Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
The Print Center is delighted to present an exhibition, guest curated by Ruth Fine, in conjunction with the Association for Public Art's installation of Puryear's temporary monumental work Big Bling.
     
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Join thousands of people to celebrate the Mexican Independence Day at Penn's Landing Great Plaza.  

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

This year we'll be celebrating immigrant entrepreneurs as they announce the third class of the Innovators Walk of Fame.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:00pm - Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 2:30pm

A captivating operatic whodunit

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell, the team behind the acclaimed Silent Night, return to Opera Philadelphia for the world premiere of a chamber opera based on Peter Ackroyd's "downright exhilarating" (LA Times) novel, The Trial of Elizabeth Cree.

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:00am - Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

Our 3rd International Exposition for the World from the City of Brotherly Love!

45 days packed with all things international - here in the Greater Philly region as well as abroad - Sept. 15 through Nov 1st, 2017

180 interesting and festive events will be presented by GPA’s diverse membership - reflecting how GLOBAL Philadelphia Association has become.

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:00pm - Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:30pm

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm - Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 8:00pm

A profound statement on the legacy of race

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm - Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 8:00pm

Philadelphia Premiere
Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Music by Claudio Monteverdi
I Have No Stories to Tell You
Music by Lembit Beecher | Libretto by Hannah Moscovitch
Performed in Italian and English with English supertitles
A centuries-old saga of war-torn love

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 8:00am - Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:59pm

The Office of Immigrants Affairs joins the national organization Welcoming America to celebrate Welcoming Week, by hosting a series of events to recognize immigrant contributions to our communities. This year, Philadelphia Welcoming Week is September 17-25, 2017

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony led by Shofuso’s own tea school. Members of Urasenke Philadelphia will demonstrate a tea ceremony, and then provide guests with a bowl of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal sweet.

Be prepared to sit on the floor for the duration of the program. Limited chairs are available.

Admission is $30 for general audiences and $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony led by Shofuso’s own tea school. Members of Urasenke Philadelphia will demonstrate a tea ceremony, and then provide guests with a bowl of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal sweet.

Be prepared to sit on the floor for the duration of the program. Limited chairs are available.

Admission is $30 for general audiences and $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 2:30pm

Inaugural Festival Artist Sondra Radvanovsky is a globally celebrated soprano, praised by The New York Times for her “alluringly dark-hued voice, with its distinctive timbre, expressive vibrato and gleaming top notes.” The sincerity and intensity that she brings to the stage as one of the most prominent sopranos of her generation have won her accolades from critics and loyalty from passionate fans.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:03pm

Two Hundred years ago Chamounix Mansion was the summer retreat of the Plumstead family; 100 years ago the Mansion served as the clubhouse for the Quaker City Motor Club which promoted automobile racing along the adjacent Chamounix Speedway.

In 1964, Chamounix became the first metropolitan youth hostel in America. Today, the restored Chamounix and Carriage House continue to serve as an International Hostel and Meeting Center. Come share the welcome of Chamounix, an extraordinary Fairmount Park destination.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 8:00pm - Monday, September 25, 2017 - 8:00pm

World Premiere
Music and libretto by David Hertzberg
Based on the story The Wake World by Aleister Crowley
American Repertoire Program
Performed in English with English supertitles
A mind-bending dissection of art

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 12:30pm - 5:00pm

Spend a Saturday afternoon with us learning the ins and outs of bonsai while crafting your own to take home!

This program includes a presentation on bonsai and 2+ hour hands-on workshop. Trees, pots, soil and other supplies are included with registration.

Workshop is $100 ($75 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia). Members must sign in when registering to receive a discount.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Save the date for the seventh annual Opera on the Mall, Opera Philadelphia's annual, FREE opera broadcast in the shadow of Independence Hall. FREE registration opens in Summer 2017.

Bring chairs, a blanket and a picnic dinner for an alfresco evening filled with beautiful live music on Philadelphia’s historic Independence Mall.

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Experience a traditional tea ceremony demonstration at Shofuso. This demonstration is led by practitioners from the Omotesenke Tea School visiting from the Princeton and New York regions, who will demonstrate a tea ceremony, and then provide guests with a bowl of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal sweet.

Be prepared to sit on the floor for the duration of the program. Limited chairs are available.