Some University-related events that are not on campus but open to
Prayer for the City: February 26
- Next in the College Alumni Society's series highlighting alumni authors
is Buzz Bissinger, C '76, a Pultizer Prize-winning journalist and author
of A Prayer for the City and Friday Night Lights. Normally
held on campus, the series goes to Center City on February 26 for Mr. Bissinger's
reading from A Prayer for the City at 5:30 p.m. in the Mayor's Recepton
Room in Philadelphia City Hall; discussion follows. Tickets are $18. For
more information, call (215) 898-5262 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Community Tensions: March 8
- University Chaplain William Gipson is the guest minister who will address
past and present tensions between Penn and the surrounding communities
in a sermon entitled The University, the West Philadelphia Community,
and Racism, March 8 at 10:30 a.m. at the Calvary United Methodist Church,
Baltimore Avenue & 48th St.
Hazardous Shipping: March 12
- Shipping Infectious and Biological Substances, a day-long symposium
sponsored by Penn Environmental Health and Radiation Safety and presented
by SAF-T-PAK, Inc., will be giv-en March 12, 7-9 p.m., at the Radisson
Hotel, near the Philadelphia Airport. The cost is $189/person or $100/person
in groups of 3 or more. Information: 898-4453 or 1-800-814-7484.
Penn Composers Guild: March 22
- Music composed by Penn graduate students will be performed by students
of the Curtis Institute of Music on March 22 at 8 p.m. at the Curtis Institute,
1726 Locust Street. More information: Penn Music Department, 898-6244.
Celebrating Rochberg: March 31
- For the 80th birthday of the composer/teacher and longtime chairman
of music at Penn, the Pinkas/Hersh piano duo celebrate with a performance
on March 31-- George Rochberg: A Life in Music--at 8 p.m. at the
Curtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust Street. More information: Music
Department at 898-6244.
Return to:Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, February
24, 1998, Volume 44, Number 23