Excursus II; East of Borneo launches the exhibit, which considers archival information in the context of the present; reception: January 25, 6:30 p.m.; Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA). Through March 25.
27 Architecture and Energy: Questions About Performance and Style; 2 p.m.; Meyerson Hall Galleries; Info.: www.architectureandenergy.com (Design).
28 Next Stop: A MERGE Event; artists and students create, rehearse and perform six short works aboard the city transit system before performing them on stage; 7 and 9:30 p.m.; Bruce Montgomery Theatre, Annenberg Center; $12 (Annenberg).
31 American Red Cross Blood Drive; 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; RSVP: www.redcrossblood.org/
24 Katie Sanders; 2011-2012 Heled Travel Grant Recipient; 6 p.m.; Arts Café, Kelly Writers House (KWH).
25 Preparing for Campus Interviews for Academic Jobs and Negotiating Offers; Daniel Moscovici, Richard Stockton College; Tsitsi Jaji, English; 4 p.m.; Golkin Room, Houston Hall (Career Services).
SPEC Film Society Event; Jesse Tyler Ferguson, star of “Modern Family”; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; tickets on Locust Walk.
26 The Perceptions of Homeless Veterans; panel discussion; 4 p.m.; 2nd level café, Bookstore (MLK Committee).
Invisible Bridge: The 1970s and the Rise of Ronald Reagan; Rick Perlstein, author; 5 p.m.; rm. 110, Annenberg School for Communication (Annenberg; DCC).
31 Behind the Scenes with a Search Committee; Emilio Parrado, sociology and Lynne Butler, Haverford College; 4 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (Career Services).
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