Arts Calendar


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

Rubberbandance Group Nov. 6-8.

The Winter’s Tale Nov. 12-14.

Marriage of Bette and Boo
Nov. 12-15.

Doug Varone and Dancers
Dec. 4-6.

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.

Kings, Chiefs and Women Of Power: Images From Nigeria
Photographs by Phyllis Galembo.

Nov. 13– Jan. 18.

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

R. Crumb’s Underground Career-spanning survey of the comix genius.

Douglas Blau New work by the New York artist.

Kate Gilmore Performance-based video works.

Odili Donald Odita: Third Space Large-scale abstract wall paintings.

All exhibitions through Dec. 7.

Kelly Writers House
3805 Locust Walk
(215) 573-9748

Nourbese Philip Nov. 21.
Breyten Breytenbach
Dec. 4.

Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia
(215) 247-5777
Weekdays: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Weekends: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Andrea Baldeck Photo Exhibit “The Texture of Trees”
Nov. 1-Sept. 2009.

Holiday Garden Railway
Nov. 28-Jan. 8.

Penn Humanities Forum
3619 Locust Walk
(215) 898-8280

Climate Change Dale Jamieson, NYU professor of environmental philosophy. Nov. 12.

Changing the Canon: Self-Taught Artists Film and panel discussion with James Castle. Nov. 19.

Changing Who We Are: What is Genetics Doing To Us?
Ian Hacking, professor of philosophy, University of Toronto. Dec. 3.

The Unfolding of Composition
Daedalus Quartet plays Haydn’s Opus 20. Dec. 6.

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

Fulfilling a Prophecy:
The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania
Through Sept. 13, 2009.

Surviving: The Body of Evidence
Exploring evolution and its impact on humans. Through May 3, 2009.

Amarna, Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun Extended indefinitely.

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

Another Tomorrow: Young video art from the collection of the Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum Nov. 7-Dec. 3.

Futurism: Rupture and Tradition
International conference.

Nov. 21-22.

Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Rosenwald Gallery, 6th Floor
3420 Walnut St.
Mon.-Fri.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat: 12 p.m.-4 p.m. (by prior arrangement)

Oh Fresh! Sophomore Proclamations of Freshman Rules, 1866-WWII.

Through Dec. 19.
World Café Live
3025 Walnut St.
(215) 898-6677

Shawn Colvin Nov. 9.
Chris Knight
Nov. 25.
Tom Rush
Dec. 5.



All Things Ornamental

BOOKS Genius, still (mostly) unspoiled. Ezra Pound: Poet, Volume 1

Writers House offers online book groups

Comix genius. R. Crumb at the ICA

Murder unknowable. For the Thrill of It



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