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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

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017 (All day)
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 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

In September of 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the most influential document in American history: the United States Constitution. Every year, the National Constitution Center commemorates that historic day by hosting the best Constitution Day Celebration in the country! Join us at the museum for outstanding and engaging programs or use our fantastic on-line resources in your classroom!

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 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 “These centers will showcase—and make accessible—the mission-based faculty and student scholarship and public engagement that is at the heart of this University,” said Jeff Gingerich, PhD, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Aligning the inaugural year with Cabrini’s 60th Anniversary is an opportunity to demonstrate the continued legacy of an Education of the Heart that has always been a part of this great institution.”

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Philly Fashion Week presents:
Philadelphia Fashion Incubator
Style Gala

Join us for an exciting runway show and shopping event featuring 16 past and present Designers-in-Residence at Philadelphia Fashion Incubator!

Tickets: $40

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

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Putin's government is usually associated with incompetence and corruption. Yet, the Kremlin has managed to deploy power so ruthlessly at home and abroad in part because of its ability to muster economic resources. Miller traces the economic policies that underwrite Russia's expansive foreign policy and Putin's continued control over  the country's political system.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 (All day)

The Office of Government and Community Affairs advances Penn's mission by managing relationships with government and community leaders, advocating for policies and legislation consistent with the University's goals, and shaping local engagement initiatives.

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Women's Coalition for Empowerment, Inc., presents "Fall in Love with Sistahs Attune" a fun-filled, energetic, harmonious vocal production featuring the collective Sistahs Attune!

Featured headliners include: Alexa Gold, Ella Gahnt, Jakeya Sanders, and Saudah Al-Akbar.


This is an Equinox you don't want to miss! Proceeds from tickets go to charity. Order your tickets now! $15 online, $20 at the door.

For more information please send all inquiries to [email protected].

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 12:00am - Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 11:59pm

The Flemish in the World's “ Flemish Lions “ team is participating for the 7th year in a row in the City to Shore (Philadelphia to OC and back) bike ride. The ride will take place on sat sept 23 and sun sept 24, 2017 and is in support of the MS society.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

Many Flemish people have migrated to the U.S.A. Newcomers may find this area lively, but, sometimes, overwhelming, and VIW is responsive to their needs. VIW provides newcomers with information, answers to practical questions, and referral to appropriate organizations. The organization provides contacts with other Flemings who may become friends, with whom they can share experiences, maintain the language, and share business experiences and contacts.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

The Dialogue Institute engages religious, civic, and academic leaders in practicing the skills of respectful dialogue and critical thinking, building and sustaining transformative relationships across lines of religion and culture. 
It provides resources and creates networks for intra- and interreligious scholarship and action that value difference and foster human dignity.

Established in 1964, the peer-reviewed Journal of Ecumenical Studies advances critical awareness of the latest directions in ecumenical and interreligious research.