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February 20, 2007, Volume 53, No. 23
February AT PENN

Ed Dougert

 

This is one of the many striking black & white photographs from the current exhibition at the Burrison Art Gallery, The Black Land: Remnants of the Once Great Anthracite Coal Industry: a Photographic Essay by Ed Dougert. These images of the northeastern Pennsylvania coal region, taken between 1999 and 2005, offer a photographic interpretation of the land and what happened there over the past centuries. Mr. Dougert’s book, The Black Land, is a photo essay of coal artifacts and culture. Reception at the University Club: Friday, February 23, 6-8 p.m.

Film

21 Love in the City; 6 p.m.; rm. 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Center for Italian Studies).

Dark Night, One Night in the West Bank; 7 p.m.; rm. 255, Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Cinema Studies).

Music

22 Glee’s Anatomy; Penn Glee Club; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $8, $7 with PennCard. Also February 23, 8 p.m. (Penn Glee Club).

23 Atma Presents: Wanted; Penn’s all-female, south Asian, a cappella group; 7:30 p.m.; Dunlop Auditorium, Stemmler Hall; $9/door, $7/in advance (Atma).

On Stage

23 Pan Asian Dance Troupe: Hero; 7 p.m.; Iron Gate Theatre; $8/door, $6/in advance (Pan Asian Dance Troupe).

Readings/Signings

22 Edwidge Danticat—Breath, Eyes, Memory; 5 p.m.; rm. 17, Logan Hall (Women’s Studies).

23 Giro di Vento—Narratori Italiani; 8 p.m.; rm. 543, Williams Hall (Center for Italian Studies).

26 Chris Raab—Written in the Blood; 12:30 p.m.; Penn Bookstore (Bookstore).

Talks

21 Latin America Aurality and the Lettered City; Ana María Ochoa Gautier; noon; Suite 331A, 3401 Walnut St. (LALS).

22 Black History in the Family; share and listen to men tell stories of heroes within their own families; 1 p.m.; AARC (AARC).

Gendered Mobility in Films of the Economic Boom: Zurlini’s Girl With a Suitcase; Anita Angelone, University of North Carolina; 4 p.m.; rm. 543, Williams Hall (Center for Italian Studies).

Almanac - February 20, 2007, Volume 53, No. 23