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February AT PENNExtras!

Almanac - January 31, 2012 Volume 58 No. 20

Annenberg Center

Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band, February 4 at the Zellerbach Theatre. Don’t miss this legendary Latin music icon as he takes the stage with his quintet for one night only in a very special 75th birthday celebration!

Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company will perform February 9-11 at the Zellerbach Theatre. Click here for tickets.
GreenChair Dance Group
Green Chair Dance Group will perform at the Harold Prince Theatre on February 3 and 4. For tickets, click here.


Nikon Small World

From February 6 through March 4, the Wistar Institute will host an exhibit of winning images from the Nikon Small World photomicrography competition. An opening reception will take place on February 3, 5-7:30 p.m.

Above: Cracked gallium arsenide solar cell films by Dennis Callahan from the California Institute of Technology.

At right: Daphnia magna (freshwater water flea) by Joan Röhl from the University of Potsdam in Germany.

Below: Microchip surface, 3D reconstruction by Alfred Pasieka from Hilden, Germany.



Arthur Ross Gallery
Hair Wreath
In Material: Fiber 2012. In conjunction with Fiber Philadelphia 2012, the Gallery will join 30 other venues in exhibiting fiber art that incorporates new technologies, new materials, and contemporary concerns. The ARG exhibit features four artists, Lucy Arai, Sonya Clark, Mi-Kyoung Lee, and Cynthia Schira. Above: Sonya Clark, Hair Wreath, 2002, Human Hair and Wire. Courtesy of the artist. Through March 25.

Burrison Gallery

Phonebooth from the exhibition, Farrago; photographs by J. Adam Russell; Burrison Gallery. Through February 24.


Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

Variety of the Feather’d Kind: The Birds of Mark Catesby


Penn Museum

Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years



Institute of Contemporary Art

Charline Von Heyl

Through February 19


Institute of Contemporary Art

Landmarks: Jennifer Bolande

Milk Crown, from Landmarks: Jennifer Bolande; first major survey of the artist’s work, spanning three decades in a wide array of media; reception 6 p.m.; ICA.
Through March 11.

Nursing: Carol Ware Lobby, Fagin Hall

The History of Nursing as Seen Through the Lens of Art