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
There's always something for the global citizen to do in the Philadelphia region! 

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 6:30pm - Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:30pm

Join Fleisher and the official Día de los Muertos committee Calaca Flaca (Skinny Skeleton) in November as we hold our fifth Día de los Muertos celebration. With a theme of the Mayan Afterworld, it begins with a series of workshops focused on the traditional Mexican holiday and concludes with two altar celebrations, a vigil, and a procession through South Philadelphia. All events listed below are free and open to the public and held at Fleisher unless otherwise noted. Free registration is required for all workshops.

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 6:00pm - Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 8:00pm

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join us for a book talk with author August Thomas, who will be in conversation with Ali Noori, PhD candiate in religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania about Liar's Candle (2018): a spy-novel set in Ankara, Turkey.     

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:30pm - 7:15pm

Join Council members, Northern Liberties residents, students, and a visiting delegation from a school in Incheon, South Korea for a panel exploring Korean culture and politics through the lens of K-Pop and the involvement of the country’s youth.

5:30 p.m. Registration opens

5:30 - 6 p.m. Light Reception

6 p.m. Program

7:15 p.m. Conclusion

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

Hispanic Heritage Month has been celebrated in the United States since 1988, when President Ronald Reagan signed a law that officially recognized the presence of Latinos in the country and acknowledged the substantial contributions they have made to the U.S. society ever since the inception of the republic.