Evening of Latin Food, Jazz and Dancing; includes a Puerto Rican
dinner, Calle 54 Tour concert and dance party with music
by the Latin Pulse Band; 6 p.m.; Annenberg Center; $10/dinner; $47
$42 $34 $28/Calle 54; $20/dance party; Info./Tickets: (215) 898-3900
(Penn Presents; Association of Latin American Musician).
Biology of Antigen Presentation; Hidde Ploegh, Harvard Medical
School; noon; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Microbiology).
Wayland; University City Hospitality Coalition; noon; rm. 225,
Houston Hall (Rotary Club of University City).
part of the10th annual Penn Family Day
on Saturday, October 5, there will be a
"Quaker Player Autograph Session" at
the conclusion of the Penn vs. Dartmouth
football game. All are invited to come down to the East Endzone
of Franklin Field to meet
some of your favorite Quakers.
by Penn's Anna Weesner
music of Penn's award-winning composer and assistant professor
of music, Dr. Anna Weesner, will be featured in an October 6 performance
by the Cypress String Quartet. Dr. Weesner's piece Flux
will be the centerpiece at the concert, which is sponsored by the
Department of Music and Penn Contemporary Music. Commissioned as
part of the Cypress Quartet's "Call and Response"
project, the piece acknowledges standard chamber repertoire while
pursuing new musical territory.
program will also include Daniel Asia's String Quartet No.
2 and Debussy's String Quartet, Op. 10 in G Minor.
Praised by the Los Angeles Times for its "musical astuteness
and virtuoso resources," the Cypress Quartet (Cecily Ward and
Tom Stone, violins; Ethan Filner, viola; Jennifer Kloetzel, cello)
has been featured in Chamber Music Magazine as the "Generation
X ensemble to watch." Founded in 1996, the quartet has appeared
regularly on NPR's "Performance Today" and has toured
throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan. The concert will be at 8
p.m. on Sunday, October 6 at the Curtis Institute of Music, 1726
Locust Street. Admission is free (general seating, no tickets required).
Now Showing At The Burrison Art Gallery
and River Landscape (right), a water color painting by Mien
Lee, from Taiwan, is one of the many pieces currently on view at
the Burrison Art Gallery at the Faculty Club,Inn At Penn.
exhibit, Chinese Calligraphy and Classical Paintings, is
open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. through October 31.
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 6, October 1, 2002