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Penn Presents

Jack DeJohnette Latin Project

Cotton Band

James Cotton, harmonica player

Jason Moran & the Bandwagon bring their jazz fusion sound to the Zellerbach theater

Vocalist Ustad Farida Mahwash is the featured soloist in this concert by Ensemble Kaboul, a traditional Afghan music ensemble.


Comedian Billy Connelly returns with his brand new sho, Too Old to Die Young

DanceBrazil blends the Afro-Brazilian dance and music traditions with contemporary dance.

River North Chicago Dance Company wows with show-stopping dance and music experience filled with humor, style and a sense of adventure.

Prague Symphony Orchestra head the 2004-05 Penn Presents Classical Music Series led by principal conductor Petr Altrichter and featuring piano soloist Martin Kasik.



Slought Foundation Concerts

Live concert featuring Vinny Golia, Adam Lane, and Vijay Anderson.

Rob Price Group featuring Rob Price, Ellery Eskelin, Trevor Dunn, and Jim Black.


Claudia Quartet featuring John Hollenbeck, Chris Speed, Ted Reichman, Matt Moran, and Drew Gress.





Images of Ireland
Through March 1

Glenn Gesh Pass, Donegal 2002 by Robin Hiteshew (2005).



Crossing 49th Street
Through February 27

59th Street by Beandra Davis.



Through Her Eyes
Through March 4

Sideshow by Beandra Davis.Silver gelatin print, with black ink on transparency film.



Sam Maitin: A Life in Art
Through April 17

"Untitled," 2003, mixed media study towards Christian Association commission at Penn



Art & Community: The Americas
Through February 25

Hope & Pinky, 2002 by Emily Keyishian is powder paint, marker, and varnish on canvas.



Exhibits from the Fine Arts Department

Ink Dripped from Varying Heights onto A Grid. Ink and colored pencil on paper, 2004. Part ofTabitha Morris and Alex Paik:Recent Work exhibit through March 5.

Work by Ryan ross, MFA '05 in the exhibit Ryan Ross: Recent Work in the Graduate Student Center. Through February 11.

(Left) Floating World #3 by Naomi Reis, MFA 2nd Year, is acrylic and enamel on board, 2003. This work is part of the exhibit Architecture: Images of the Built Environment in Contemporary Painting that will be on display beginning February 13 in Charles Addams Gallery.




Exhibits at Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

Vintage photo of Edgar Fahs Smith in his office in Harrison Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania. Featured in the Nine Lives of Edgar Fahs Smith exhibit. Through March 4.



Joseph Beuys, Honey Pump in the Workplace, in the Fidericianum (Documenta 6, Kassel, 1977). Featured in the exhibit, The Revolt of the Bees, Wherein the Future of the Paper Hive is Declared. Through March 17.



Exhibits at Slought Foundation

Cielito lindo by Julio Grinblatt (2004). Part of the Cielito lindo exhibit through April 23.

Hermann Nitsch, Das Orgien Mysterien Theater/Theater of Orgies and Mysteries, Salzburg, 1990. Part of the Hermann Nitsch / Die Aktionen: 1962-2003 exhibit through April 23.




Accumulated Vision, Barry Le Va
Through April 3

Bunker Coagulation (pushed from right, 1995).
Cast black hydrastone and neoprene, 15 x 30 ft.
Couretsy of the artist and Sonnabend Gallery, New York.



Morris Arboretum Exhibits

West Field, one of the works from a new exhibit, Water, Trees and Sky: Uncommon Views of the Arboretum. The exhibit will run through September 4.



Weeping Beech at Royal Botanic Gardents, Kew by Anthony Aiello. On display in the exhibit Enchanting Plants: Images from a Roving Horticulturist through February 27.



Track of the Rainbow Serpent
Penn Museum
Through February 27

Kandimalal (Wolf Creek Crater) and the Rainbow Serpent by Boxer Milner from Billilunal, commissioned in 2000.

Stan Brumby from Halls Creek with Sugar Leaf Dreaming, commissioned in 2000. Photo:. Peggy Reeves Sanday



Transcendence: Louis I. Kahn at Dhaka
Kroiz Gallery
Through April 8

A small boy admires the Capital of Bangladesh in Dhaka designed by Kahn. © 2003 Louis Kahn Project, Inc.



Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur
Dietrich Gallery, Penn Museum

Through May 28

Three vessels. Gold bow, electrum tumbler, and a gold vessel in the shape of an ostrich egg, with lapis lazuli, red limestone, shell, and bitumen, all ca. 2650-2550 B.C.

Gold bull amulet,
1.5 cm x 1.5 cm


Cosmetic box with inlaid lid, of silver, lapis lazuli and shell, found in the Lady Puabi's tomb.

Some of Lady Puabi's jewelry, found in her tomb chamber, including pins of gold and lapis lazuli, a garter and cuff of gold, lapis lazuli and carnelian, finger rings, and more.


Headdress of the Lady Puabi

Front view of the bull-headed Great Lyre from the "Kings Grave" at Ur. Gold, silver, lapis lazuli, shell, bitumen, and wood.



A Wonderful Life: A Daughter's Tribute to a Family of Educators
Lobby, GSE


Pennsylvania Daughter

Pennsylvania Daughter by
Joan Myerson. Digital "painting" of the artist's mother as Penn student

Visit the artist's web site for more images




  Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 18, January 25, 2005


January 25, 2005
Volume 51 Number 18


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