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March 15, 2011, Volume 57, No. 25




Precious Places Community History Project; an oral history project in conjunction with Scribe Video Center; Slought Foundation. Through March 19 (Slought). 

18 One Big Puddle; water photography exhibition; The Rotunda; reception: 3-6 p.m. Through March 25 (YoW).  
23 2011 Undergraduate Fine Arts Thesis Show; Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery; reception: March 23, 5 p.m. Through April 21.



Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre, 1968; 7 p.m.; Ibrahim Theatre, International House; $10; $8/students/seniors; $5 NAACP and Reelback members (International House).


Film Noir—Kiss Me Deadly with J. Hoberman; book signing follows; 7 p.m.; International House; tickets: $8, $6/students (International House). 

19 Janus Collection: Shanso–The Baliff; 7 p.m.; International House; tickets: $8, $6/students (International House). 



Baron-Baptiste Power-Vinyasa Yoga; 90-minute class taught by Lt. John Wylie, Penn Public Safety; 7 p.m.; Benjamin Lounge, Sansom Place West; $5 (for Penn faculty, staff and students); RSVP: aweltner@vet.upenn.edu; continues Tuesdays through April 26.

Special Events


HR: Open Enrollment Information Sessions; noon-2 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall. Also March 23, 10 a.m.-noon and March 29, 2-4 p.m. in Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall (HR).


Walk for Water for Haiti; 5K walk to raise funds to provide filtration systems and clean water to a national nursing school and its affiliated clinics in Haiti; volunteers needed, contact sara.holland@uphs.upenn.edu; register/donate: www.nursing.upenn.edu/gha/Pages/walkforhaitifundraiser.aspx (Nursing).

On Stage


Dead Man’s Cell Phone; The Pennsylvania Players; 7:30 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center; $10, $8/Locust Walk; Also March 18 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. (PAC).  


The Spectacle: A Circus Cabaret; Strictly Funk; 8 p.m.; Iron Gate Theatre, $12/door, $10/Locust Walk. Also March 18 and 19 (PAC).

  Lawrence of the Radian; Without a Net; 8 p.m.; Class of ’49 Auditorium, Houston Hall; $12/door, $10/Locust Walk. Also March 19 (PAC).



Arsenic and Old Lakes; Thomas Belton, NJ Department of Environmental Protection; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Auditorium, Chemistry Building (Institute for Environmental Studies). 


Artist’s Talk: Ann Hamilton; 5 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum; RSVP: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu (Penn Humanities Forum).

17 Building Communities in an Hour of Chaos: Progress in the Age of Obama; Marc Lamont Hill, Columbia University; 6 p.m.; rm. B1, Meyerson Hall; RSVP: jajohn@sp2.upenn.edu(SP2).
22 Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice: Challenges of Cross-System Policy and Practice; Robert Schwartz, Juvenile Law Center; Kevin Dougherty, Philadelphia Family Court; Timothy Ross, Action Research Partners; 8:30 a.m.; Levy Conference Center, Penn Law School; RSVP: (215) 573-9779 (Field Center). 
  Afro-Columbian Politics and Policy in 2011: Opportunities and Challenges; Luis Gilberto Murillo-Urrutia, Phelps Stokes Foundation; noon; ste. 330A, 3401 Walnut St. (Latino Studies; Africana Studies).

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: Leslie Laird Kruhly, University Secretary; learn about Penn governance and policy creation; noon; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (PPSA). 

  The Political Economy of Fraud on the Market; William Bratton and Michael Wachter, Law; 4:30 p.m.; F45, Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center; IGEL).


Related: Walk for Water for Haiti; Ella the Musical

The March AT PENN calendar is online at www.upenn.edu/almanac

The deadline for the April AT PENN calendar is Today, March 15. The deadline for the weekly Update is each Monday for the following week’s issue. Events are subject to change.

Information can be found on the sponsoring department’s website. Sponsors are listed in parentheses. For locations, call (215) 898-5000 or see www.facilities.upenn.edu

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