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November AT PENN Extras!

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Chinese New Year Celebration: UPM
On January 25

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UPM's Chinese New Year Celebration's ever-popular finale--the traditional Chinese lion dance. Photo: Jennifer Gibson

A member of the Jade River Dancers at last year's celebration. Photo: Jennifer Gibson.

Chef Joe Poon sharing one of his creations at a vegetable carving demonstration.
Photo: Jennifer Gibson


The 30-member strong Chinese Musical Voices offers a mini-concert of classical and folk music, ancient and modern. Photo: Jennifer Gibson.


Darkwater: Arthur Ross Gallery
Through March 2

Darkwater, an exhibition by artist Terry Adkins, is a tribute to Du Bois the scholar, poet and activist. The shows title comes from Du Bois' book Darkwater: Voices within the Veil.


A Plantsman in Asia: 1979-2000: Morris Arboretum
Through September

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Exhibit provides an in-depth photographic view of the Asian people and their unique, close connection with plants.


Penn Presents: Annenberg Center

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ICA Winter Exhibitions
Through April 6

Justine Kurland

Wood Song, 2002
Toned gelatin silver print
Courtesy of the artist and Gorney, Bravin + Lee, New York


Adam Ames: Without Warning (Flying Vaginas Are Trying to Eat Me)

Without Warning, (video still)
Courtesy of the Adam Ames


Edna Andrade: Optical Paintings, 1963-1986


Temple, 1986
Acrylic on canvas
Collection of Fred and Kathryn Giampietro


Closely Observed: Morris Arboretum
Through January 5

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Photographic Explorations:
A Century of Images in Archaeology and Anthropology: UPM

Through April 15

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Photo: James B. Pritchard, 1958.
James B. Pritchard excavated the site of Gibeon in modern-day Jordan, a site mentioned a number of times in the Bible. Pictured here is the spectacular pool of Gibeon.


Photo: Jane Goodale, 1954.
The Tiwi are an Australian Aboriginal group living on Melville Island. Jane Goodale, then a graduate student in Penn's Anthropology Department, spent most of 1954 living among them.


Photo: George F. Dales, 1969.
George F. Dales surveyed the Seistan region (pictured above) of southwestern Afghanistan in search of evidence of contact between the Indus and Mesopotamian civilizations.


Photo by John Henry Haynes, 1899.
Workers carry away baskets full of dirt in a stark, surreal landscape at Nippur in Iraq, 1899.


Without Ground: ICA
Through July 27

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Kimowan McLain's Without Ground creates a narrative of Native American diaspora. Using manipulated photo images transferred directly to the wall, Without Ground marches like film imagery in a line of figures stretching the length of the ICA's Ramp Corridor.


Mammoth Scale: The Anatomical Sculptures of
William Rush: Wistar Institute

Through October

William Rush, model of the sphenoid bone, 1808.
Photo by Candace diCarlo.



  Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 16, December 17, 2002