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Almanac - March 25, 2014 Volume 60 No. 27

 

Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine

magic
Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine, Paul Offit of CHOP will present his book on April 3 at 4:30 p.m. in rm. 240B of Silverman Hall. RSVP to info@neuroethics.upenn.edu See Readings & Signings.

 

Wishful Sinking:
Just for Ships and Giggles

Wishful Thinking
April 3-4, the Mask and Wig Club will be performing their show Wishful Sinking: Just for Ships and Giggles. See On Stage.

 

BODYTRAFFIC
Annenberg center

body traffic
BODYTRAFFIC, performers of contemporary choreography, will perform on April 3-5 at Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre. See On Stage.

 

Delicate Illusion: Summertime
Lauren Henderson

Delicate Illusion
Delicate Illusion: Summertime, a show by Laura Henderson that includes abstract paintings, a fondness of summer and a bold use of color will be on view at the Burrison Gallery. The show is on view through April 4. See Exhibits.

 

Nature Light Images
Burrison Gallery

Chung
Nature Light Images is a new show by Daniel Chung at the Burrison Gallery. Runs April 5 through May 20. See Exhibits.

 

April exhibits opening at
morris arboretum

Home tweet home
Feathered Friends
warbler
Exhibits opening in April at the Morris Arboretum include Home Tweet Home, running through September 1 and Birds in Their Habitats: Images from the Academy of Natural Sciences, running through October. Both exhibitis open on April 5. See Exhibits.

 

On the Wings of Eagle and Raven:
Tlingit and Haida Traditions

Arthur Ross Gallery

ARG
On the Wings of Eagle and Raven: Tlingit and Haida Traditions is a curatorial seminar celebrating Tlingit and Haida people that runs April 10 through July 27 at Arthur Ross Gallery. See Exhibits.

 

Malavika Sarukkai: Ganga: Nitya Vaahini
(The Eternal River)
Annenberg Center

annenberg
Malavika Sarukkai: Ganga: Nitya Vaahini (The Eternal River) will perform classic Indian Bharata Natyam dance at 8 p.m. on April 12 at Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre. See On Stage.

 

Ghost Train Orchestra
Annenberg Center

Ghost Train
Ghost Train Orchestra, the acclaimed throwback ensemble playing music from the Jazz Age, will perform on April 12 at Annenberg Center's Harold Prince Theatre. See Music.

 

Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug
Penn Museum

Kariye Camii in Istanbul, Turkey. Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug will open as an expanded exhibition on April 12 at the Penn Museum. The April 13 conference From Constantinople to Cappadocia will happen in conjunction with the exhibition. See Conferences and Exhibits.

 

From Rio to Brotherly Love
International House

Rio
From Rio to Brotherly Love is a show by Daniel Gafanhoto opening at International House with a reception on April 16. The show will run through June 28. See Exhibits.

 

Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival
Morris Arboretum

cherry blossom
The Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival will take place on April 12 and April 19 from 10:15 a.m.-3 p.m. at Morris Arboretum. See Special Events.

 

Residents’ Art Show
International House

residents
Residents’ Art Show is a show opening at International House with a reception on April 23. The show will run through June 30. See Exhibits.

 

 

Brought to Light: The Houses of Louis KahN
Kroiz Gallery

Kahn
Brought to Light
(above) Enjoy Brought to Light: The Houses of Louis Kahn at the Kroiz Gallery now through May 23. See Exhibits.


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

BEatles
(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
VAN PELT-DIETRICH LIBRARY
audobon's birds of america
This permanent exhibit at 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 by Edwin H. Vare, Jr. in 1957-59. The page opens 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.