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Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:00am - Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 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.

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.
     
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

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

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:00pm - Friday, January 26, 2018 - 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

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 9:30am - Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

Take a journey through one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history—and explore the enduring mysteries that remain hidden within its depths.

In 1974, a farmer in China was digging a well when he struck upon fragments of terracotta. Unbeknownst to him, the farmer had uncovered one of the most monumental achievements in human history. Buried beneath the surface of the land were thousands of life-sized statues, constructed over 2,000 years ago—silently and steadfastly guarding the tomb of their master: China’s first emperor.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 2:00pm - Friday, October 27, 2017 - 7:30pm

Stéphane Denève - Conductor

Eighth Blackbird - Ensemble

Program

Higdon - On a Wire, for six soloists and orchestra

INTERMISSION -

Mahler - Symphony No. 1

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:00am - Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:59pm

Encounter ancient ruins, sacred mosques, endless desert and storied mountains, imposing kasbahs and spirited souks. Travel from the imperial cities of Rabat, Fez, and Marrakech to the High Atlas and vast Sahara. Erfoud, Ouarzazate, and Casablanca are also included on the itinerary.  Our knowledgeable guide takes us to not one, but five UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Highlights include substantive briefings, a private dinner in the traditional home of a Fez family and tea with a Berber family in their cave dwelling.  

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.