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KING LEAR

September 24 (All day) - September 27 (All day)

The Annenberg Center for Performing Arts welcomes Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Company with their production of “King Lear.” Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare’s Globe is a unique, London-based international resource dedicated to the exploration of the Bard of Avon’s work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of performance and education. Opening night takes place on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Zellerbach Theatre. Registration is required. Tickets range from $20 to $55. Performances run through Saturday, Sept. 27. Penn faculty, staff, students, alumni, and parents can get tickets for half-price on opening night. 215-898-3900 or www.annenbergcenter.org. 

Burn the Diaries

BURN THE DIARIES

September 19 (All day) - December 28 (All day)

The Institute of Contemporary Art presents “Moyra Davey: Burn the Diaries,” a new body of work by Davey based on the artist’s recent reading of Jean Genet. Moving between photography, writing, and film, Davey’s highly personal and methodical work draws deeply on the form of the essay. A public reception takes place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at ICA, 118 S. 36th St. The exhibit runs through Dec. 28. Info: www.icaphila.org. 

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HAPPY 10TH!

October 1 7:00pm

Celebrate World Cafe Live’s 10th anniversary with performances by indie-blues artist Valerie June and folk musician Sean Hayes. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. Info: 215-222-1400 or www.philly.worldcafe live.com. $10.

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PENN DAY SKATE

October 4 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Penn Ice Rink offers free admissions to faculty and staff with a Penn ID for Penn Day. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-1923 or www.upenn.edu/icerink.

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HAPPY 10TH!

October 1 7:00pm

Celebrate World Cafe Live’s 10th anniversary with performances by indie-blues artist Valerie June and folk musician Sean Hayes. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. Info: 215-222-1400 or www.philly.worldcafe live.com. $10.

WORKING FLEXIBLY

October 2 12:00pm - 1:00pm

HR hosts “Build Your Confidence to Request a Flexible Work Arrangement,” where panelists will discuss typical ways of working flexibly at Penn and how to create a successful arrangement proposed with confidence. Golkin Room, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St. Info: Registration is required. www.hr.upenn.edu.

BROKEN CHAINS

October 2 12:30pm

Margaret Bruchac (Abenaki), an assistant professor of anthropology at Penn, combines archival research on wampum with indigenous consultation to recover coherent understandings of colonial events and indigenous objects. Penn Museum. Info: 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum.

COLLECTING PRINTS

October 2 6:00pm

Molly Steiger, vice president and specialist for prints at Sotheby’s, New York, discusses “The Art of Collecting 20th Century Prints.” Arthur Ross Gallery. Info: 215-898-2083 or www.upenn.edu/ARG.

NIXON’S SECRETS

October 2 6:00pm - 7:00pm

American political consultant and strategist Roger Stone discusses and signs copies of his new book, “Nixon’s Secrets: The Truth about Watergate and the Pardon.” Penn Bookstore. Info: 215-898-7595 or www.upenn.bncollege.com.

SAINT JOAN

October 3 8:00pm

Conceived by director and designer Aaron Cromie and performer/playwright Mary Tuomanen, “Saint Joan, Betrayed” tells the story of how Joan of Arc was betrayed by her own men, leading to her capture and ultimate execution. Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center. Performances run through Oct. 4. Info: 215-898-3900 or www.annenbergcenter.org. $20-$30.

SCARECROW WALK

October 4 10:00am - 5:00pm

Vote for your favorite scarecrow on display that corresponds with this year’s theme: Heroes and Villains. Morris Arboretum. Info: 215-247-5777 or www.morrisarboretum.org.

Ice Rink

PENN DAY SKATE

October 4 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Penn Ice Rink offers free admissions to faculty and staff with a Penn ID for Penn Day. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-1923 or www.upenn.edu/icerink.

VOLLEYBALL

October 4 7:00pm

Penn vs. Cornell. The Palestra. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

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FAMILY SKATE

October 5 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Penn Ice Rink offers free admission for Learn to Skate participants. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-1923 or www.upenn.edu/icerink.

WOMEN’S SOCCER

October 6 7:00pm

Penn vs. Loyola. Rhodes Field. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

ALUMINUM DREAMS

October 8 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Penn Bookstore welcomes Mimi Sheller as she discusses her newest book, “Aluminum Dreams: The Making of Light Modernity.” She describes how the materiality and meaning of aluminum transformed modern life and continues to shape the world today. Penn Bookstore. Info: 215-898-7595 or www.upenn.bncollege.com.

FIELD HOCKEY

October 9 4:00pm

Penn vs. Monmouth. 4 p.m. at Ellen Vagelos Field. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

PATH REDEFINED

October 9 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Lauren Maillian Bias discusses her newest book, “The Path Redefined: Getting to the Top on Your Own Terms.”  Penn Bookstore. Info: 215-898-7595 or www.upenn.bncollege.com.

VOLLEYBALL

October 10 7:00pm

Penn vs. Yale. The Palestra. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

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THANKSGIVING SKATE

November 29 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Penn Ice Rink offers free admission with a nonperishable food donation. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-1923 or www.upenn.edu/icerink.

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HOLIDAY SKATE

December 14 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Penn Ice Rink offers free admission with a Toys for Tots donation. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-1923 or www.upenn.edu/icerink.

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HOLIDAY SKATE

December 21 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Penn Ice Rink offers free admission with a Toys for Tots donation. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-1923 or www.upenn.edu/icerink.