26 Pune-PENN Health Care Symposium: Women and Child Health Care Programs in India; 2-5 p.m.; First Floor Rhodes Conference Room, HUP; info: 898-0283 or heyner@ mail.med.upenn.edu (Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health). Continues on April 27, 9 a.m.-noon.

27 1999 Cancer Center Biosensor Interaction Analysis Core Retreat; keynote speaker: David Margulies, NIH; 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Class of '62 Classroom, John Morgan Bldg. (Medicine).


Now Undergraduate Juried Exhibition; Fox Gallery, Logan Hall; gallery hours: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through April 30.


21 An Evening with the Philly Hip-Hop Underground; featuring Mountain Brothers, Supreem da Regulater and Mista Keys, Seeds of Evolution, the Unorthodox, Kode Craquer Clique, and Ruckus Avenue; 8 p.m.; The Rotunda, 4012 Walnut St. (The Foundation Community Arts Initiative).

24 Free Children's Concert; Penn Chamber Music Society; children will have the opportunity to hear music, as well as to see and try the instruments; 4 p.m.; Harnwell College House (Chamber Music Society).

24 Star's End Gathering; Spacemusic practitioners Spacecraft perform a 3-hour concert; 8-11 p.m.; St. Mary's Church, 3916 Locust; Tickets: $15, $10/WXPN members, $5 w/student ID. Info: (610) 734-1009 (WXPN).


21 Structuration and Specialty Production: Social Theory and Industrial History; Philip Scranton, Georgia Tech; 4 p.m.; room 329A, History Lounge, 3401 Walnut St. (History).

22 Gruss Lecture in Talmudic Civil Law; 4-5:15 p.m.; Room 214, Law School (Law School).

22 India and the Global Economy: Where are Economic Reforms Headed?; Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar, senior economic journalist; 4:30-6 p.m.; room 470, 3401 Walnut St. (Center for the Advanced Study of India).

27 Molecular Steps in Endothelial Differentiation into Capillary-Like Tubes in Three-Dimensional Collagen Matrices; Mary Gerritsen, Genentech, Inc.; noon; 2nd floor Conference Room, Vagelos Research Labs (Institute for Medicine and Engineering; Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Seminar Series).

Writers House

22 Philly Talks Presents: Bob Perelman, poet, and Susan Stewart, poet and English professor; 6 p.m.

23 Panel on Pseudonymous Writing; Kent Johnson, Bob Perelman, Josh Schuster and others; 7 p.m.

24 Full Circle: Open Mic; 6 p.m.

26 The Future of Institutions; reading and discussion with Joshua Shuster, Mike Magee, Al Filreis and Shawn Walker; 6 p.m.

27 Poet Ray Dipalma; screening of two short films: 4:30 p.m.; reading: 6 p.m.

Coming to Annenberg Center April 29, 30 and May 1 is Ballet Hispanico, a company that mixes Spanish, modern, jazz and ballet to explore both historical and current Hispanic culture. Above, in Maria Rovira's "Poema Infinito," are Veronica Ruiz, Pedro Ruiz, Chad Bantner and Yael Levitin. The performances are part of the Dance Celebration/Next Move Festival presented by Penn and Dance Affiliates. For tickets and information call the Box Office at (215) 898-3900.

Play and Discussion: 'Oscar Wilde'

Penn's Association of Alumnae is sponsoring a theater event on Sunday, May 2, at Plays and Players Theater, 1714 Delancey Street in Philadelphia. At 2:15 p.m., Dr. Wendy Steiner, professor of English and chair of Penn's department of English, will give background and comment on the play, Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde.

A question and answer session will follow the performance.The program will begin with a reception at 1:15 p.m. The show begins at 3 p.m. For more information, call co-chairs Marion Taxin (610-565-0289) or Mindy Cohen (610-520-9350). Tickets: $45.

Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 29, April 20, 1999