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November 15, 2011, Volume 58, No. 12


17    Children of Eden; Penn Singers, light opera company; 8 p.m.; Iron Gate Theatre. Also November 18, 6 p.m. and November 19, 1 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.; $12, $9/PennCard (PAC).

18    A Collaborative Show; Quaker Notes, female a cappella, and Pennchants, male a cappella; 8 p.m.; Dunlop Auditorium, Stemmler Hall. Also November 19; $12, $8/PennCard (PAC).

          Toast and Jam Sesh; Penny Loafers, co-ed a cappella; 8 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum. Also November 19; $10, $8/Locust Walk (PAC).


17    Moonchildren by Michael Weller; Quadramics; 8 p.m.; Class of ’49 Auditorium, Houston Hall. Also November 18, 8 p.m. and November 19, 2 p.m.; $7 (PAC).

18    Sparks and the City; Sparks Dance Company; 7:30 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center. Also November 19, 6:30 p.m.; $10, $8/Locust Walk (PAC).

         Washington’s Monumental Erection; Simply Chaos, comedy troupe; 8:30 p.m.; Platt Student Performing Arts House; Also November 19, Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center; $10, $5/Locust Walk (PAC).


21    Zen Classics for the Modern World;Jeff Shore; author; 5:30 p.m.; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center; RSVP: jshaw4@upenn.edu (Library).


16    Penn GIS Day; 10 a.m-5 p.m.; to promote the use of Geographic Information Systems: map gallery, exhibitor open house, presentations and demonstrations from researchers, businesses, non-profits and government agencies; career panel of Penn grads and GIS professionals; Fisher Fine Arts Library; info. and RSVP: www.penngisday.com (Institute for Urban Research and Master of Urban Spatial Analytics Program).


16    Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Memorial Lecture: Building Haiti Back More Justly; Mario Joseph, Haitian human rights attorney; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 245A, Silverman Hall (Law; Center for Africana Studies).

17    Wharton Leadership Lecture;M. Night Shyamalan, screenwriter, director, producer; 4:30 p.m.; Ambani Auditorium, Huntsman Hall (Wharton).

          The Education of the Prince at the Carrarese Court: De ingenuis moribus 1400-1402; Michele Rossi, Italian studies and Giovanni Andrea Dell’Anguillara’s unfaithful beauty. Translation and Innovation Bridging Renaissance and Baroque; Elisa Modolo, Italian studies; 6 p.m.; Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall (Italian Studies).

22    Economic Diversity at Penn: A Panel Discussion; Peter Conn, English; Eric Furda, Admissions; William Schilling, Student Financial Aid; Ernst Tyler, UA; 5 p.m. (dinner included); McClelland Hall, Ware College House; moderator: Laura Perna, GSE; PennCard required; RSVP: fh.house.upenn.edu/ (Ware College House).

Related: An African Tribute to James Brown; Food for Fines—Penn Libraries Food Drive and Fine Amnesty Program


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