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Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Please join us in kicking off the first official Music for Food concert in Philadelphia! Music for Food is a national organization that has, since its launch in 2010, created over 450,000 meals across 14 states through benefit concerts. We are pleased to announce an exciting new concert series this year, in collaboration with artists and students at the Curtis Institute of Music, to firmly establish the Philadelphia branch of Music for Food.

Sunday, October 22, 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. This event is $30, or $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.

Sunday, October 22, 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. This event is $30, or $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Bring a blanket and your favorite snacks and join us for our free concerts in Vernon and Gorgas Parks!

Pianist: John Dulik
Singers: Jeff Chapman, David Price, Evan Thomas, Sharon Neff, Emily Byrne and Angelica Feliciano
Works by: Giacomo Puccini, Jacques Offenbach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, Samuel Barber, Peter Tschaikovsky, Otto Nicolai, Gaetano Donizetti and Friedrich von Flotow

Free event

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Latin American music is often associated with fiery and sensual dances, such as conga, tango, salsa, and rumba and such popular and sexy singers as Selena, Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan, and Julio Iglesias.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am - Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:59pm

An internship can provide you with more than just experience. You can meet new friends, connect with a mentor and gain a portfolio for your future venture. Online Job and Internship Week is your time to launch your future and find a new gig. All you have to do is create an account at campusphilly.org/launch and start searching. Launch site members will receive exclusive tips leading up to the week to learn how to snag that dream gig.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:00am - Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:59pm

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 5:00pm

Philly’s creative economy is booming- find out how to be a part of it at Create-adelphia. Panelists will share how they launched their careers and how Philly shapes what they do. The evening will end with a casual recruiter reception (with a free Saxbys coffee bar and lots of snacks) where you can meet organizations who are looking to hire students in creative fields.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The United Nations Association of Greater Philadelphia cordially invites you to a reception and award ceremony in honor of John F. Smith III, Board Chair of the Global Philadelphia Association.

The Global Citizen Award is given on occasion to Philadelphians who “identify with being part of an emerging world community, are empathic about the dignity of all human beings, and whose actions contribute to building this community’s values and practices.” John’s leadership in the Global Philadelphia Association is a great example of such action. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:00am - Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 11:59pm

Blood Wedding

by Federico García Lorca
translated by Nahuel Telleria
directed by Csaba Horváth

On the morning of her wedding day, a young Bride is visited by a headstrong former lover, reigniting a family blood feud that has been simmering for years. Their isolated village is a pent-up powder keg of fury and desire, and when they escape together, all that repression is released — to destructive ends.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:30am - 2:00pm

Secondary school students from the Greater Philadelphia area will meet at Chestnut Hill College to prepare to support the Sustainable Development Goals. Students will be prepared to move from words to deeds and engage in activities in their own communities to support sustainable development.

Students will work together on a sub theme of their choosing, each theme is focusing on climate change:
- Migration Caused by Climate Change
- Educating on the Reality of Climate Change
- Climate Change and Scientific Advancement

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Part of the International Social Work Lecture Series

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

An illustrated Weeknights at the Wagner lecture:

Empire of the Living Dead: The Scientific History of Peruvian Mummies
by Dr. Christopher Heaney, Pennsylvania State University

Museum open until the talk begins at 6pm.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

As a business with global aspirations, this will be the perfect opportunity to:

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Opening reception 5pm Thursday October 26th 2017 Migrate, an exhibition that presents art works of Daniele Dennis, Lauren Altman and Seung-Hyun Chung Penn University students who journeyed to India through the South Asia Center (SAC) Artist Residency in Chennai over summer, 2017.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

KYL/D 's InHale Performance Series offers a supportive environment that fosters creative exchange of ideas, cultivates community and provides opportunities for members of the public to experience a wide spectrum of dance/movement disciplines.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 9:30pm

The Halloween Organ Extravaganza has become an annual spine-tingling celebration of the magnificent Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ. Revel in the full range of this incredible instrument's capabilities through remarkable showpieces and the virtuosic action on the keyboard and pedals by our spectacular guest organists. After the concert, audience members are invited to lie down on the Verizon Hall stage to feel the awesome power of our mighty King of Instruments.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 9:30pm

Stéphane Denève - Conductor

Princess Leia, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, and Superman take over Verizon Hall in our annual Halloween festivities. Come dressed as your favorite character and fly along to the music of John Williams. His legendary film scores haunt us in shark-ridden waters and sends us soaring along with lovable aliens. Learn about all the magic effects that Williams uses to transport us to lands of wonder and delight with selections from many of your favorite films.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Explore the spooky world of yokai, Japanese spirits, ghosts, and monsters, at Shofuso!

During this weekend, families can participate in a scavenger hunt and collect trading cards of tsukunogami, or household objects come to life. Hear kamishibai tales of oni, kappa and tengu, and watch a spirit parade through the grounds. Visit the Sakura Pavilion to play ghostly games and watch themed anime.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

The Mexican Consulate in Philadelphia, The Mexican Cultural Center, and the Penn Museum present this Day of the Dead celebration. Enjoy Mexican culture and the rich traditions of Día de los Muertos at this family-friendly afternoon filled with music and dance, puppetry and storytelling, and arts and crafts.