Now Chinatown Lives; shared stories challenge the perception of Chinatown as a monolithic ethnic enclave or a superficial tourist destination; International House. Through April 29.
14 After Innocence; 2:30 p.m.; International House; for tickets see www.phillyfests.com (Philly Film Festival). Also April 16.
18 Foreign Language Classes; beginning level French and Japanese; twice a week through May 25; $120; register by April 14, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
14 Deepak Kumar–Ghazals, Bhajans and Light Music: Songs of Love and Spring; 7:30 p.m.; Rooftop Lounge, Harrison House (South Asia Studies).
Philadelphia Independent Film Video and Video Association (PIFVA) Film Festival Party; mixing of live visuals to music; 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; World Café Live (PIFVA).
19 Sitar and Tabla Class Performances; Indian classical music; 5:30-8 p.m.; Rooftop Lounge, Harrison House (South Asia Studies).
14 Avishai Margalit–Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies; 6:30 p.m.; Penn Humanities Forum (Middle East Center).
19 Lexi James and the Council of Girlfriends–Melissa Jacobs; 7 p.m.; Penn Bookstore.
14 Hollyworld?; panel discussion on Hollywood’s dominance of world cinema; 5 p.m.; 12 Lounge, Bridge Cinema de Lux (Cinema Studies).
15 Policymakers, Agency Under Globalization Pressures: Liberalizing Public Utilities in Latin America; Maria Victoria Murillo, Columbia University; noon; Forum Room, Stiteler Hall (Latin American and Latino Studies).
18 Film and Our Culture; panel discussion with local film reviewers; 5 p.m.; Café, Penn Bookstore (Kelly Writers House).
Deadline:The deadline for the May AT PENN calendar is today. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 28, April 12, 2005