26 The International Conference on the Life and Work of Aharon Appelfeld; 1:30-5 p.m.; begins at McNeil Center; for schedule/locations/registration, see http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/jwst/appelfeld/Appelfeld/Schedule.html (Jewish Studies). Through October 27.
29 Public Issues Forum: Philosophy for Children; 1-5 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall; optional registration: email@example.com (Center for Bioethics).
29 Instrumental Ambient Chamber Music Concert; 8 p.m.; St. Mary’s Hamilton Village; $20, $15/ www.ticketweb.com (The Gatherings).
30 Kevin; 3 p.m.; and Surrogate Valentine; 5 p.m.; live sets from films shown during the Philadelphia Film Festival, at the International House. Tickets: $12, www.filmadelphia.org
27 A Wrinkle in Time; 8 p.m.; Iron Gate Theater; tickets on Locust Walk or at door: $10, $8/PennCard. Also October 28 & 29 (Penn Dance; Penn Glee Club).
28 The Colored Museum by George Wolfe; 8 p.m.; Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center. Also October 29, 1:30 & 8 p.m. (African American Arts Alliance).
29 Voices of Uganda: Children of War Tell Stories of Hope; 4 p.m.; Auditorium, Fagin Hall (University Life Arts Initiatives).
29 Philadelphia Film Festival Awards Ceremony and Film Screening of “The Descendants”; 7 p.m.-1 a.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; tickets: $20, $15/PFS members, www.filmadelphia.org
27 Wharton Leadership Lecture; Mike Tannenbaum, general manager of NY Jets; Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP; 4:30 p.m.; Ambani Auditorium, Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Wharton).
28 From Pickle Barrels to Predator Drones: Media Portrayals of American Air Power and How We Think About War;Bruce Williams, University of Virginia; noon; rm. 500, Annenberg School (Annenberg).
Related: Caring Center 20th Anniversary Gala; Nosferatu: October 31.
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