The Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble offers two West African drum and dancing performances at the Penn Museum’s 16th Annual Celebration of African Cultures on Saturday, February 12. Their second performance is the final event of the day and features additional masquerades and acrobatics. Also, enjoy African foods, storytelling and other performances, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free with Museum admission donation.
10 Le Cercle Rouge (The Red Circle); French with English subtitles; 8 p.m.; 4th floor, College Hall (Philomathean Society).
16 The Crying Game; 8 p.m.; 4th floor, College Hall (Philomathean Society).
9 Brown Bag Matinee: The Abilene Paradox; noon-1 p.m.; open to faculty and staff; register: www.hr.upenn.edu/learning (Learning and Education).
9 Biobehavioral Research Opportunities; Barbara Medoff-Cooper, nursing; noon; rm. 216, NEB (Nursing).
15 DNA End-Jointing by Human Ligase 1–Crystal Structure of the Enzyme-DNA Complex; John Pascal, Harvad University; 10 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
16 Staff Nurse Fatigue and Patient Safety: Our Newest Findings; Ann Rogers, nursing; noon; rm. 216, NEB (Nursing).
Forbidden Mixtures: An American Othello, 1844; Coppélia Kahn, Brown University; 5:15 p.m.; Penn Humanities Forum (English; Women’s Studies; Alice Paul Center; CURF; Penn ProWomen Network).
Deadline: The deadline for the March AT PENN calendar is today, February 8. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 20, February 8, 2005