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ART Afro-Brazilian works at the Arthur Ross Gallery. Samba Sessão

ART The alumna who will curate the Barnes collection in its new home

BOOKS A quirky dual biography from Gino Segré. Ordinary Geniuses

MUSIC Guthrie Ramsey on his new CD, The Colored Waiting Room



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Annenberg Center
3680 Walnut St.
(215) 898-3900

Philadelphia International Children’s Festival May 3-5

Vieux Farka Touré May 4

First Person Arts May 19

MOMIX May 17-20


Arthur Ross Gallery
Fisher Fine Arts Library
220 S. 34th St.
Tues.-Fri.: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat., Sun.: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Samba Sessão:
Afro-Brazilian Art & Film

Through July 29

Image: SMaria Auxiliadora da Silva, Incendio (Fire), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The John Axelrod Collection–Frank B. Bemis Fund and Charles H. Bayley Fund

118 South 36th St.
(215) 898-7108
Wed.-Fri.: 12 p.m.-8 p.m.
Sat., Sun.: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

First Among Equals
Through Aug. 12

Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show
Through Aug. 12

Kathryn Andrews:
Performative Sculpture

May 12, June 9

Marginal Utility:
John Hawke
May 16-June 3

Bodega: Performance Series with Xavier Cha June 23

Image: Stefan Sagmeister “Trying to Look Good Limits My Life,” (detail), In collaboration with Matthias Ernstberger

Penn Museum
3260 South St.
(215) 898-4000
Tues.-Sat.: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sun.: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Maya 2012: Lords of Time
May 5-Jan. 13

Run! Super-Athletes
of the Sierra Madre

Through Sept. 30

Imagine Africa
Through January 2013

Image: Maize God in Shell,
photo by Kenneth Garrett

Slought Foundation
4017 Walnut St.
(215) 222-9050
Wed.-Sat.: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Utterly Precarious:
Carolee Schneemann in 5 Parts

Through May 31

Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut St.
Mon.-Fri.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat: 12 p.m.-4 p.m. (by prior arrangement)

Wonders of the Microscope
Through Aug. 17

Silver Bells and Oscar Gold:
Ray Evans in Hollywood

Through Oct. 29

World Café Live
3025 Walnut St.
(215) 898-6677

Eric Hutchinson
May 6

Charlie Hunter
May 16

The Fred Eaglesmith
Travelling Show
June 13

Kinky Friedman
June 15


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