The Pennsylvania Singers Present—The Mikado; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; tickets: www.pennsingers.com. Also March 27 and 28 (PAC).
African Rhythms Present—Ayaba: Rise of a Queen; co-ed African inspired dance troupe; 8 p.m.; Iron Gate Theater; $10/door, $8/Locust Walk. Also March 27 and 28 (PAC).
Sparks Dance Company Presents—Super Sparks Brothers!; 7:30 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center; $10/door, $8/Locust Walk, proceeds benefit the American Diabetes Association. Also March 28 (PAC).
Penn Masala Presents—YouTube: The Search for Penn Masala; all male South Asian a cappella; 7 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; tickets: www.pennmasala.com (PAC).
PI3 Kinase in Tumors of the Nervous Systems; William Weiss, University of California, San Francisco; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Men of Color at Penn; discussion on issues relevant to men of color; lunch provided; 1 p.m.; African American Resource Center; info: (215) 898-0104 (AARC).
Women of Color in the Academy: Pathways to the Classroom; panel discussion on challenges and rewards faced by non-traditional students; 5 p.m.; Golkin Room, Houston Hall; info: (215) 898-0104 (AARC).
Gordon S. Bodek Lecture of Distinguished Educators Presents: Higher Education and the Economic Downturn; Craig Carnaroli, EVP; Katherina Rosqueta, Center for High Impact Philanthropy; Jane Wellman, Institute for Higher Education Policy; Robert Zemsky, GSE; 4:30 p.m.; ARCH Crest Room; RSVP:firstname.lastname@example.org (Alumni Relations; GSE).
Cultural Cancers: Part 2–Thugs, Hos, and the Black Family Dysfunction; discussion of social toxins that impact the black family; 5:30 p.m.; Multi-purpose room, Du Bois College House; info: (215) 898-0104 (AARC).