GlobalPhilly Calendar

Monday, September 25 2017

12:00am - 11:59pm

A World Cup-style tournament held over several months, the Philadelphia International Unity Cup unites the city’s neighborhoods and celebrates its diverse immigrant communities through soccer. The brainchild of Mayor Jim Kenney, the Unity Cup became an annual tradition after its massively successful inaugural year in 2016. Matches of the day include Puerto Rico vs. Indonesia and Ukraine vs. Brazil.

11:00am - 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.
     
12:00am - 11:59pm

In September, the Association for Public Art (aPA) in Philadelphia presents a major new site-specific work by the internationally acclaimed artist Cai Guo-Qiang. Commissioned by aPA with Fung Collaboratives on the occasion of the centennial of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies invites the public to actively experience the grand boulevard as a nocturnal dreamscape conjured from the languorous movements of bobbing clusters of glowing handcrafted Chinese lanterns and groups of customized peddle vehicles.

8:00am - 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

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

8:00am - 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

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

12:00pm

Free Exhibition of more than 250 examples of “real photo postcards” a popular and wide-spread type that were produced by professional and amateur photographers alike between 1904 and 1918. These extraordinary images depict Philadelphia at the zenith of its industrial prosperity. Of particular note are the scores of pictures of children who played on the streets of the ever-growing row-house neighborhoods of the Workshop of the World. Presented by The Athenaeum

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join your colleagues and culture supporters as we announce the latest arts and economic prosperity numbers, the Pre-K Award grantees and our DEI Action plan. Free for Cultural Alliance members $25 for non-members

5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Philadelphia Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany and the German American Chamber of Commerce, Philadelphia cordially invite you to a Discussion and Reception with Christine Benz, D.B.A., Training Manager at TRUMPF Inc. on:

“The German Dual Education System as a Model: The Potential Benefit to America’s Businesses and Young People”