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March 20, 2012, Volume 58, No. 26


24    Global Education Lab; provides teachers and administrators with information and experience needed to establish a new global education program; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Crest Room, ARCH; $75/one educator, $100/two or more from same school, $60/school districts and other educational groups of 10 to 25 or more teachers; RSVP: (610) 566-0156 or info@bigpicturesmallworld.com (Global Education Network).

         Alumni Performing Arts Career Symposium;five alums discuss their career journeys in the arts; 2 p.m.; Platt Student Performing Arts House (University Life Arts Initiatives).

28    Abraham Cancer Center Core Symposium; highlights of the AAC core facilities; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; rooms 251 & 253, BRB Auditorium (Abramson Cancer Center).


22    Front Row Theatre Company Presents: King Lear by William Shakespeare; 7 p.m.; Bruce Montgomery Theatre, Annenberg Center; $10, $8/with PennCard. Also March 23, 24, 7 p.m. (University Life Arts Initiative).

23    Arts House Dance Company Presents: West Philadelphia, Born and Trained; 8 p.m.; Iron Gate Theatre; $10, $8/advance, $7/groups of 8+. Also March 24, 8 p.m. (University Life Arts Initiative).

Off the Beat (Co-ed A Cappella) Presents: The 25th Anniversary Show; 7 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum; $10, $8/advance. Also March 24, 8 p.m. (University Life Arts Initiative).


26    Cherry Blossom Festival: Manzairaku; a group from Japan whose name literally means “all year joy” performing Kyogen, Tenshu-Monogatari, and Dengaku; Manzairaku; 7 p.m.; International House; $10, $5/IHP & JASGP members, $8/students & seniors (IHP).

28    Opening Reception for the Education Commons; an open house with refreshments and mementos for the Penn community; 2-5 p.m.; Education Commons at Franklin Field (Libraries).


21    Mike Kelley: Sublevel; George Baker, UCLA; 6:30 p.m.; ICA (ICA; History of Art).

22    Civility Without Intimacy: Northern Tamil and Muslim Relations in Post-war Sri Lanka; Sharika Thiranagama, New School; noon; rm. 816, Williams Hall (South Asia Studies).

24    Esther McCoy; Susan Morgan, editor of East of Borneo’s inaugural publication, Piecing Together Los Angeles: An Esther McCoy Reader; 2 p.m.; ICA (ICA).

25    World Game; Medard Gabel, author and co-founder, with Buckminster Fuller, of the World Game Institute; 2 p.m.; ICA (ICA).


          The lunch talk with Roger Simon at the Kelly Writers House has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 28, at noon. RSVP: wh@writing.upenn.edu

          The location has changed for the artist talk by Matthew Day Jackson on March 28 at 6:30 p.m.; it will be held in B3, Meyerson Hall.

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Almanac - March 20, 2012, Volume 58, No. 26