24 ABCS Summit; discuss the state of academically-based community service courses; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Hillel; info.: email@example.com (CCP).
21 Bela Fleck and the Flecktones; noon; World Cafe Live; free; register: www.xpn.org/freeatnoon.php (WXPN Free at Noon Concert Series).
19 Louise Cianfero Simpson–Italian Food and Folklore & One Hundred and One Desserts from Philadelphia’s Italian Market; 7 p.m.; Penn Bookstore.
20 Penn Medicine Annual Student vs. Faculty Basketball Game; 6 p.m.; Weightman Hall Gymnasium (Medicine).
19 The South Asian Influence on Global and American Pop Culture; Nusrat Durrani, MTV World; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 110, Annenberg School for Communication; rsvp: (215) 746-3159 (Center for Advanced Study of India).
21 Muslim Heritage in Cinema and Theatre; Fatimah Tobing Rony, Indonesian American filmmaker; Layla Dowlatshahi, Iranian American playwright; 2 p.m.; rm. 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies; Theatre Arts).
G Proteins and Regulation of Cancer Cell Growth and Metastasis; Yeha Daaka, Medical College of Georgia; 3:30 p.m.; Hirst Auditorium, 1st floor Dulles Bldg. (Urology).
25 In Between Science and Design: Case Studies in Extreme Textiles; Matilda McQuaid, National Design Museum; noon; rm. 2000, Vagelos Research Labs (IME).
Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is every Tuesday, for the following Tuesday’s issue. The deadline for the Summer AT PENN calendar is Tuesday, May 2. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.
Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 30, April 18, 2006