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Penn Presents: Annenberg Center

Natalie MacMaster, a master fiddler and strong proponent of Celetic music tradition, will perform on March 15. As part of Penn Presents New Music Series, Relache Ensemble will perform on March 22. This repertoire plays classical compositions while embracing contemporary music.

Rhythm in Shoes is a company of dancers and musicians that draws the traditional forms of American music ranging from dance-swing tunes and tap to hoedowns and clogging. They will perform on March 25. Philip Glass, pianist/composer will perform March 1. Concert will feature Glass' most recent Etudes for piano and classics in his repertoire.

Rick Miller performs MacHomer, a one-man show on March 1. Performance includes Miller reproducing 50 voices of Matt Groening's The Simpsons, including Homer as MacBeth and Marge as Lady MacBeth.


Surviving the Encounter: Kelly Writers House,
Through March 7

One of the works by Michelle Angela Ortiz that explores the Latin American and Carribean cultures and their relationship to a North American locale.


Sunscapes and Landscapes: Esscence and Mystery: Burrison Gallery, Through March 28

Blue Sun, 2002
Aquarelle and oil on board


Seasonal Views of the Morris Arboretum,
Through April 30

Exhibit includes (above) a winter view of the Swan Pond at the Arboretum and other works by artist Linda Berger, a Arboretum staff member.


Steve McCurry-South Southeast: Arthur Ross Gallery, Through May 25

Untitled Document


Photo by Steve McCurry, Haunted Eyes Tell of a Young Afghan Refugee's Fears, Baluchistan, Pakistan, 1985, is part of the exhibit South Southeast, at the Arthur Ross Gallery.

"Rebuilding the city of Herat after years of Soviet
bombing" Herat, Afghanistan. 1993

"Mazar-I-Sharif Mosque" Afghanistan. 1991

Mongolia: Photography by Jacques Jean Tiziou
Fox Gallery,
Through March 14


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.


Esther Klein Gallery: Art & Community II
Through March 7

Untitled Document

Art of the Southwest Community Enrichment Center

Ida May Sydnor, 2000


Ruth Barkley, 2001


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


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

Through April 15

Untitled Document

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

Untitled Document
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.


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

Untitled Document

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


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. 23, February, 2003