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March 13, 2012, Volume 58, No. 25


Now        Unoccupied; a solo exhibition of new sculpture, photography, and installation by Michael Konrad; viewing times: March 16, 23 and 30; 3-7 p.m. and by appointment (917-318-0380); 40th Street Artist-in-Residence Gallery, 4007 Chestnut St. Through March 31.

15  Chai-na/China Signs: China A China B/Ko Siu Lan Signs; a public space project throughout the Penn campus that form a series of signs that explore the im/possibility of translation across languages and cultures; public installation: 5:30 p.m. at Slought Foundation. Through April 18.

16  Chai-na/China Signs: Archived Performances; an installation featuring work by Huang Rui and Ko Siu Lan; 8:30 p.m.; Slought Foundation. Through April 20.


15  Bloomers (All Female Musical Comedy) Presents: A Chuckle in Time; 8 p.m.; Class of ’49 Auditorium, Houston Hall; $10, $8/advance. Also March 16, 17, 8 p.m.

16  Chai-na/China Signs: Live Performance; I-Ching by Huang Rui and Love Me If You Can by Ko Siu Lan; 6 p.m.; Slought Foundation (Slought).


16  Viabooks Book Launch of Dirt; a selection of works that share dirty attitudes: essays, interviews, excavations, and projects; hosted by PennDesign Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor; 5:30 p.m.; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall (Design).


13  Public Conversation; Huang Rui and Ko Siu Lan, artists; moderated by Aaron Levy, chief curator, Slought Foundation; 6 p.m.; Slought Foundation (Slought).

20  Principles and Practice of Disaster Relief: Reflections on the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster; Atsuko Aurues, Tokyo Medical and Dental University; noon; rm. 435, Fagin Hall (Nursing).

        Women & Money: How to Grow it, Stretch it, & Have Enough to Last a Lifetime; (for women faculty) Jennifer Crowe, TIAA-CREF; Margaret Sager, Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager, P.C.; Alisa Shin, Vanguard;  Olivia Mitchell, Wharton; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 218, Houston Hall (Penn Forum for Women Faculty).

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Almanac - March 13, 2012, Volume 58, No. 25