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Twelfth Night

TWELFTH NIGHT

February 9 (All day) - February 13 (All day)

Two worlds collide in this new take on Shakespeare’s lyrical “Twelfth Night.” Great Britain’s Filter Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company pair classical verse with a riotous gig in this radically cut and fast-paced story of romance, satire, and mistaken identity. Check it out at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St. Additional performances run through Saturday, Feb. 13. Info: 215-898-3900 or www.annenbergcenter.org. $20-$35.

penn flutes

PENN FLUTES

February 12 1:00pm

The all-flute ensemble directed by Michele Kelly will perform a special Valentine’s Day-themed concert at the Penn Museum, 3260 South St. Info: 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum.

cauldron

KING MIDAS

February 13 (All day) - November 27 (All day)

King Midas is remembered in Greek mythology for his golden touch—everything he laid his hands on turned to gold. Learn about the powerful ruler of the Phrygian kingdom, what is now central Turkey, through the new Penn Museum exhibition “The Golden Age of King Midas.” The Museum, at 3260 South St., is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free for Penn faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard. For more information, call 215-898-4000 or visit www.penn.museum.

sister hazel

SISTER HAZEL

February 16 8:00pm

The band will bring its alternative rock music to World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. Show starts at 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Info: 215-222-1400 or philly.worldcafelive.com. $20-$32.

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Event Listings

FORUM ON SEX

September 16 (All day) - April 13 (All day)

The 2015-16 Penn Humanities Forum on Sex is hoping to challenge the taken-for-granted assumptions about what sex is and what it means. It’s inviting scholars, students, and members of the public to join the discussion in a spirit of exploration and discovery. Events will take place throughout the year at various locations on campus. Info: www.phf.upenn.edu.

children of abraham

CHILDREN OF ABRAHAM

November 20 (All day) - March 20 (All day)

Check out Abbas' first exhibition in America exclusively devoted to the theme of religion. “Children of Abraham" will be showcased at the Arthur Ross Gallery, 220 S. 34th St., from Nov. 21 through March 20. Info: 215-898-2083 or www.arthurrossgallery.org.

art

INTERESTING ART

February 3 (All day) - March 27 (All day)

Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tevere are multidisciplinary artists whose projects investigate contemporary music and sound, the electromagnetic spectrum, dissent, and public fora. The first U.S. survey of their work, which will run at the Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 S. 36th St., through Sunday, March 27, will debut several projects, including their most recent film, “Memory of a Time Twice Lived.” Info: 215-898-7108 or icaphila.org.

squash

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S SQUASH

February 7 12:00pm

Penn vs. Yale at Ringe Courts, 219 S. 32nd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

Twelfth Night

TWELFTH NIGHT

February 9 (All day) - February 13 (All day)

Two worlds collide in this new take on Shakespeare’s lyrical “Twelfth Night.” Great Britain’s Filter Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company pair classical verse with a riotous gig in this radically cut and fast-paced story of romance, satire, and mistaken identity. Check it out at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St. Additional performances run through Saturday, Feb. 13. Info: 215-898-3900 or www.annenbergcenter.org. $20-$35.

Christakos

MARGARET CHRISTAKOS

February 9 6:00pm

Join this Canadian writer, who’s published nine collections of poetry, for a poetry reading in the Arts Cafe at Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk. Christakos’ poetic practice explores sequence, excess, the body, mothering, relationships, attachment, longing, lament, public speech, and social hope. This spring, she will publish “Her Paraphernalia: On Motherlines, Sex/Blood/Loss & Selfies” with BookThug. Info: 215-746-POEM or writing.upenn.edu/wh.

Peter Decherney

LIGHTBULB CAFÉ

February 9 6:00pm

Peter Decherney, professor of English and cinema studies, will discuss “Hollywood’s Past and Future” at the first Lightbulb Café of the year at World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. Info: www.upenn.edu/pennnews/sciencecafe.

penn flutes

PENN FLUTES

February 12 1:00pm

The all-flute ensemble directed by Michele Kelly will perform a special Valentine’s Day-themed concert at the Penn Museum, 3260 South St. Info: 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum.

squash

WOMEN'S SQUASH

February 12 5:00pm

Penn vs. Columbia at Ringe Courts, 219 S. 32nd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

squash

MEN'S SQUASH

February 12 7:00pm

Penn vs. Columbia at Ringe Courts, 219 S. 32nd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

women's basketball

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

February 12 7:00pm

Penn vs. Columbia at the Palestra, 223 S. 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

cauldron

KING MIDAS

February 13 (All day) - November 27 (All day)

King Midas is remembered in Greek mythology for his golden touch—everything he laid his hands on turned to gold. Learn about the powerful ruler of the Phrygian kingdom, what is now central Turkey, through the new Penn Museum exhibition “The Golden Age of King Midas.” The Museum, at 3260 South St., is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free for Penn faculty, staff, and students with a PennCard. For more information, call 215-898-4000 or visit www.penn.museum.

CROSS COUNTRY SKI

February 13 8:00am - 6:00pm

Penn Recreation’s Outdoor Adventure program will host a daylong cross country ski trip at Hickory Run State Park in the Pocono Mountains. Meet at the Pottruck Health and Fitness Center, 3701 Walnut St., at 8 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Info: 215-898-6100 or www.upenn.edu/recreation. $50-$60. Transportation and all equipment is provided.

wrestling

WRESTLING

February 13 1:00pm

Penn vs. Cornell at the Palestra, 223 S. 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

‘PRINCESS MONONOKE’

‘PRINCESS MONONOKE’

February 13 2:00pm

A story of conflict between humans, gods, and nature, the anime film will be shown at International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St. Info: 215-387-5125 or ihousephilly.org. $5.

women's basketball

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

February 13 7:00pm

Penn vs. Cornell at the Palestra, 223 S. 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

YOGA FOR RUNNERS

February 14 10:30am

Grab your yoga mat and join Philadelphia Runner’s monthly free yoga class at its University City store at 3621 Walnut St. Info: philadelphiarunner.com.

WRESTLING

February 14 1:00pm

Penn vs. Columbia at the Palestra, 223 S. 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

muxes

‘MUXES’

February 14 2:00pm

The 2003 film “Muxes” (pronounced “Mooshays”) documents the lives of gay and transgender Zapotec people in the Oaxaca, Mexico, town of Juchitán. Watch it at the Penn Museum, 3260 South St., and hear from speaker Iggy Cortez from Penn Cinema Studies. The showing is part of the Museum’s Second Sunday Culture Films, which this year focuses on gender. Info: 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum.

wrestling

WRESTLING

February 14 3:00pm

Penn vs. Bucknell at the Palestra, 223 S. 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

sister hazel

SISTER HAZEL

February 16 8:00pm

The band will bring its alternative rock music to World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. Show starts at 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Info: 215-222-1400 or philly.worldcafelive.com. $20-$32.

Schweitzer

AN EFFECTIVE APOLOGY

February 17 12:00pm - 1:00pm

For Penn Alumni’s online Live Faculty Lecture Series, Wharton professor Maurice Schweitzer, co-author of “Friend & Foe,” will discuss the power of an effective apology and analyze recent examples of corporate apologies. This live, interactive webinar offers Penn alumni an opportunity to engage in dialogue, ask in-depth questions, and explore points of interest with a Penn professor without leaving their homes or offices. Info: www.alumni.upenn.edu.

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DOROTHY ROBERTS

February 17 5:00pm - 6:30pm

The Penn Integrates Knowledge professor will discuss “What’s So Dangerous About Black Women’s Sexuality?” at the Penn Museum, 3260 South St. Roberts’ talk is the first of two lectures on black women’s sexuality as part of the Penn Humanities Forum on Sex. Info: 215-898-8220 or www.phf.upenn.edu.

SENSIBLE NONSENSE

February 17 6:00pm

Kelly Writers House will host a celebration of the Sensible Nonsense Project. Six speakers will share stories about their favorite childhood books, what those books taught them, and how those lessons continue to influence their adult lives. Arts Cafe at Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk. Info: 215-746-POEM or writing.upenn.edu/wh.