APRIL AT PENN
27 Fourth Annual Cell and Developmental Biology Symposium; keynote speaker Eric Wieschaus, Nobel Laureate, Princeton University, on The Genetics of Morphological Change in Drosophila; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; BRB II/III Auditorium; (Cell & Developmental Biology Dept.; Penn Center for Developmental Biology; R.G. Williams Memorial Lecture Series).
29 2001 Alulmni Performing Arts Career Symposium; panel discussion with Penn alumni with careers in music, theatre, film, and television; 1-5 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall (Student Performing Arts Council).
Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema
26 Films to be screened at the Annenberg Center, Through April 30. For ticket information call (215) 733-0608 ext. 701 or (215) 735-7887 or on-line at www.phillyfests.com.
Dinner Rush; Compassionate Sex; Gaudi Afternoon; Breathe In, Breathe Out; Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope; The Waiting List; Mutant Aliens; The General; How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog; Waiting; Lalee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton; Projected Realities; Born in Absurdistan: Coffin Joe: The Strange World; Along Came A Spider; The Truth about Tully; Confusion of Genders; Passing Stones; Worlds of Women; The Way I Look at You; The Sea That Thinks; Street Love; 101 Reykjavik; Bangkok Dangerous; Wrong Turns Not Forgotten; Stuff; Serenades; Daughters of the Sun; 19.
27 Springtime Birding Along the New Jersey Shore; bird watching at the Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Refuge; 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; meet at Morris Arboretum; Cost $54 members, $60 non-members (Morris Arboretum).
29 Arbor Day-Earth Day Celebration; treasure hunt, plant a tree seedling, make a tree mask, spring tree puppet or a paper butterfly, big tree tour; 1-3 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; Admission $6 adults, $5 seniors, $4 students (Morris Arboretum).
28 Jamie Bard; Jamie Bard singer-songwriter, Penn undergrad; 8 p.m.; Arts Café (Kelly Writers House).
26 Old English Program; Bob Perelman; Susan Stewart, Herman Beavers, Kathy Lou Schultz, poets; 5 p.m.; Kelly Writers House.
26 Mississippi Floods: Designing a Shifting Landscape; Anuradha Mathur and Dilip da Cunha, authors; 6 p.m.; Dean's Alley, Meyerson (Landscape Architecture).
25 Robb Armstrong Talks At The Kelly Writers House; Robb Armstrong, cartoonist; 5 p.m.; Kelly Writers House (Kelly Writers House).
26 How to Model Mobile Computing; Robin Milner, Cambridge University; Heilmeier Hall, Towne Building (Dept. of Computer & Information Science; Institute for Research in Cognitive Science; SEAS).
27 Aspects of the Multifunctional Roles of Osteopontin in Mammalian System Physiology; David Denhardt, Rutgers; 3 p.m. Hirst Auditorium, Dulles (UPMC Division of Urology).
29 Women and Mediamaking; Uma Magal, independent media maker; 4 p.m.; Penn Bookstore (Philadelphia Film and Video Association).
30 Myosin Structural Changes During Muscle Contraction; Yale E. Goldman, School of Medicine; 2 p.m.; rm 251, BRB II/III (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).
Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly update is each Monday for the following week's issue. For the SUMMER AT PENN calendar it is May 15. See www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead.html for details on event submission.
Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 31, April 24, 2001