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Almanac - January 28, 2014 Volume 60 No. 20


ARCH Open House

(above) On February 2, come to the ARCH Open House for tours, student performances, food and more. See Special Events.


Lost History Beneath the Sea from Titanic to the Iron Age
Penn Museum

Robert Ballard
(above) Titanic Oceanographer Robert Ballard will be sharing his career highlights at the Penn Museum on February 5 in his "Great Voyages" Lecture Lost History Beneath the Sea from Titanic to the Iron Age. See Talks.


The Bearded Ladies—Marlene & the Machine: A German Expressionist Cabaret
Annenberg Center

The Bearded Ladies
(above) The Bearded Ladies—Marlene & the Machine: A German Expressionist Cabaret will be performing on February 7 at Annenberg Center's Harold Prince Theatre. See On Stage.


RelÂche in Residence
Penn museum

(above) On February 9, enjoy Relâche in Residence an afternoon performance of new, innovative contemporary classical music at the Penn Museum. See Music.

Martha Redbone
annenberg center

Martha Redbone
(above) Martha Redbone will be performing on February 14 at Annenberg Center's Harold Prince Theatre. See Music.

Soweto Gospel Choir
annenberg center

soweto gospel choir
(above) Soweto Gospel Choir will be performing on February 16 at Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre. See Music.

Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance
annenberg center

Rasta Thomas Bad Boys of Dance

(above) Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance will be performing at Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre on February 20. See On Stage.


Brought to Light: The Houses of Louis KahN
Kroiz Gallery

(above) Enjoy Brought to Light: The Houses of Louis Kahn at the Kroiz Gallery from February 20 through May 23. A reception will take place on February 20, register: http://penndesignkahnday.eventbrite.com See Exhibits.


Maritime memories
burrison gallery

Maritime Memories
(above) Maritime Memories is a photography exhibit by Andreea Dimofte, a Penn employee at the Burrison Gallery. Her photos feature calming, relaxed slices of life that induce the viewer to partake in the visual story line. The show will run through February 21. See Exhibits.

Family Matinee: Fantastic Mr. Fox
International house

Fantastic Mr. Fox
(above) On February 22, enjoy Fantastic Mr. Fox at International House's Ibrahim Theater. See Children's Activities.


penn museum: black bodies in propaganda
Black Bodies in Propaganada

"Keep us Flying," United States, 1943. This is one of 33 posters on view in Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster at the Penn Museum. Through March 2, 2014. See Exhibits.


Nikon Small World
Wistar Institute


(first photo) Marine worm. Photo by Dr. Alvaro Mignotto, 3rd place

(second photo) A leafy liverwort [bryophyte plant] and cyanobacteria. Photo by Magdelena Turzanska, 8th place.

These photos will be on display at the Wistar Institute starting February 3 until March 7. The exhibition will show 20-award winning images. See Exhibits.


william h. johnson
arthur ross gallery

(above) Jitterburgs (1941), courtesy of Morgan State University, is part of an exhibition of 20 works by William Henry Johnson (1901-1970) who is a pivotal figure in modern American art. The show at the Arthur Ross Gallery will run through March 23. See Exhibits.


Shelby Donnelly: Fabric Impressions
International House

Shelby Donnelly

(above) Riding Heathers, Paris: sewn and appliquéd fabric, screen print, fake hair 2012-2013 with 3D elements from Shelby Donnelly: Fabric Impressions that will run through March 28. See Exhibits.


Tomorrow Never Knows: The Beatles in Text and Image Kamin Gallery Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

(above) Tomorrow Never Knows: The Beatles in Text and Image is a new exhibit on display at the Kamin Gallery on the first floor of Van-Pelt Dietrich Library through August 11. See Exhibits.

the history of nursing as seen through the lens of art
carol ware lobby, fagin hall

History of Nursing
The HUP Nursing Alumni Association commissioned artist Kathleen Shaver, HUP’76, to create an art installation to honor the history and legacy of 125 years of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. More information here. See Exhibits.

audobon's birds of america
This permanent exhibiti at the Van Pelt-Diectrich Library is devoted to the display of John James Audubon's Birds of America (1827-38). Penn's double elephant folio set of the Birds was a gift of Edwin H. Vare, Jr. in 1957-59. The page opening from the volume on display will be changed on the second Wednesday of every month. This photo is courtesy of the Penn Libraries. See Exhibits.

Human evolution: THE FIRST 200 Million Years

Human Evolution
Various fossils on display at the Penn Museum's ongoing exhibit Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years. Visitors have an opportunity to engage with a variety of multi-media programs, as well as view and touch more than 100 casts of fossil bones from primate and human evolutionary records. This photo is courtesy of the Penn Museum. See Exhibits.