Featured Events

Let the Fire Burn

LET THE FIRE BURN

March 6 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The School of Social Policy & Practice screens “Let the Fire Burn,” a film directed by Jason Osder about the City of Philadelphia’s violent clash with MOVE, a black liberation organization based in West Philadelphia in the 1970s and 1980s. D26/27, Caster Building, 3701 Locust Walk. Info: Registration is required: jonesjen@sp2.upenn.edu

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THE MEXICAN PORTFOLIO

January 31 (All day) - March 29 (All day)

In 1932, photographer Paul Strand was invited by Carlos Chavez, director of the Fine Arts Department at the Secretariat of Public Education, a federal government authority in Mexico, to document the country’s changing landscape and people. The result of his expedition, the exhibition “Paul Strand: The Mexican Portfolio,” is on display at the Arthur Ross Gallery, 220 S. 34th St., Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 215-898-2083 or visit www.arthurrossgallery.org.

Mississippi Damned

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED

March 4 7:00pm

The Penn Humanities Forum, in collaboration with Penn’s Cinema Studies Program and International House Philadelphia, screens Bradford Young’s “Mississippi Damned,” the story of three sisters enduring cycles of family dysfunction. IHP, 3701 Chestnut St. Info: Registration is required. www.cinemastudies.upenn.edu

Savoy

FULL HEARTS

January 28 (All day) - December 1 (All day)

The Savoy Company of Philadelphia is the oldest amateur theater company in the world devoted to the production of operas by Gilbert and Sullivan. Penn Libraries’ exhibition, “Let Every Heart Be Filled with Joy,” traces the history of the company, beginning with its founding in 1901 by Penn alumnus Alfred Reginald Allen. Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, 3420 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-7555 or www.library.upenn.edu. The exhibit runs through late 2016.

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Event Listings

Savoy

FULL HEARTS

January 28 (All day) - December 1 (All day)

The Savoy Company of Philadelphia is the oldest amateur theater company in the world devoted to the production of operas by Gilbert and Sullivan. Penn Libraries’ exhibition, “Let Every Heart Be Filled with Joy,” traces the history of the company, beginning with its founding in 1901 by Penn alumnus Alfred Reginald Allen. Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, 3420 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-7555 or www.library.upenn.edu. The exhibit runs through late 2016.

strand

THE MEXICAN PORTFOLIO

January 31 (All day) - March 29 (All day)

In 1932, photographer Paul Strand was invited by Carlos Chavez, director of the Fine Arts Department at the Secretariat of Public Education, a federal government authority in Mexico, to document the country’s changing landscape and people. The result of his expedition, the exhibition “Paul Strand: The Mexican Portfolio,” is on display at the Arthur Ross Gallery, 220 S. 34th St., Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 215-898-2083 or visit www.arthurrossgallery.org.

Barbara Kasten Stages

BARBARA KASTEN: 'STAGES'

February 4 11:00am - August 16 5:00pm

The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania presents “Barbara Kasten: Stages,” the first major monographic survey of the work of artist Barbara Kasten. Curated in conversation with the artist and with full access to her archive, the exhibition includes approximately 80 works spanning nearly five decades of Kasten’s career. In addition, Kasten will create a new site-specific installation in the ICA galleries. The exhibition can be viewed at the ICA, 118 S. 36th St. For more information, visit www.icaphila.org or call 215-898-7108.

40 Winks

40 WINKS

February 27 5:30pm - February 28 9:00am
The Penn Museum’s popular sleepover program, geared to children ages 6 to 12 and their families or chaperones, invites guests to an overnight “expedition” of the Museum. The night’s activities take explorers on a journey through time and across continents, with hands-on games, crafts, and more. Penn Museum, 3260 South St. Info: Registration is required. 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum. $50.

CAMERA STUDIES

February 27 7:00pm

International House Philadelphia and the ICA celebrate the work of acclaimed director, cinematographer, and documentarian Babette Mangolte through screenings and conversations. IHP, 3701 Chestnut St. Info: www.icaphila.org

Women's Basketball

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

February 27 7:00pm

Penn vs. Brown. 7 p.m. at the Palestra. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

MAYAN CLIMATE

February 28 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Douglas Kennett, a professor of environmental archaeology at Penn State University, discusses “Development and Disintegration of Maya Political Systems in Response to Climate Change.” Penn Museum, 3260 South St. Info: 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum.

Women's Basketball

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

February 28 7:00pm

Penn vs. Yale. 7 p.m. at the Palestra. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

PAFA

ARTISTS IN THE GARDEN

March 1 1:00pm - June 27 4:00pm

“Artists in the Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920” features artwork by students, alumni, and faculty of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. An opening reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave. Info: www.morrisarboretum.org. Free with garden admission.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

March 1 1:00pm

Penn vs. Vanderbilt. 1 p.m. at Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

KATHERINE HEINY

March 2 12:00pm

Kelly Writers House hosts a conversation and reading with Katherine Heiny, whose fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Glimmer Train, Ploughshares, and many other publications. Arts Cafe, Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk. Info: Registration is required. 215-746-POEM or wh@writing.upenn.edu.

THE PARIS ARCHITECT

March 3 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Freelance writer and Maryland resident Charles Belfoure will read from and sign copies of his debut novel, “The Paris Architect.” Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-7595 or www.upenn.bncollege.com.

12@12

March 4 12:00pm

Enjoy hot topics and insider information on shows with curators, artists, and Arthur Ross Gallery staff for the Gallery’s new “12@12” lecture series, held the first Wednesday of every month. Light refreshments will be served. Arthur Ross Gallery, 220 S. 34th St. Info: 215-898-2083 or www.arthurrossgallery.org

SOFTBALL

March 4 2:00pm

Penn vs. Rider. Penn Park, 3100 Lower Walnut St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

WAR ON CANCER PAIN

March 4 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Penn Nursing’s third annual Craig M. Wasserman Memorial Lecture in Palliative Care will feature Judith Paice, research professor of medicine at Northwestern University, to discuss “The War on Cancer Pain: New Battles.” Room 116, Claire M. Fagin Hall, 418 Curie Blvd. Info: 215-746-4455 or shaunna@nursing.upenn.edu.

Paul Strand

THE MEXICAN PORTFOLIO

March 4 5:30pm

Photographer Paul Strand is joined by Amanda Bock, the Horace W. Goldsmith Curatorial Fellow in Photography at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to discuss his exhibition, “Paul Strand: The Mexican Portfolio.” Arthur Ross Gallery, 220 S. 34th St. Info: 215-898-2083 or www.arthurrossgallery.org.

ORPHAN TRAIN

March 4 6:00pm

The Free Library of Philadelphia has selected “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline as its “One Book, One Philadelphia” 2015 selection. Lucy Fowler Williams, associate curator at the Penn Museum, offers a special workshop that picks up on themes from the book. Penn Museum, 3260 South St. Info: Registration is required. 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum.

LIGHTHOUSE AT ALEXANDRIA

March 4 6:00pm

Jennifer Houser Wegner, associate curator of the Egyptian Section at the Penn Museum, discusses “The Lighthouse at Alexandria: The Pharos in the Land of the Pharaohs” at the Great Wonders Lecture Series. Penn Museum, 3260 South St. Info: 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum. $5 general admission with advanced registration, $2 Penn Museum members, $10 at the door.

Mississippi Damned

MISSISSIPPI DAMNED

March 4 7:00pm

The Penn Humanities Forum, in collaboration with Penn’s Cinema Studies Program and International House Philadelphia, screens Bradford Young’s “Mississippi Damned,” the story of three sisters enduring cycles of family dysfunction. IHP, 3701 Chestnut St. Info: Registration is required. www.cinemastudies.upenn.edu

Charles Nelson

HIPS AND KNEES

March 5 12:00pm

Charles L. Nelson, chief of the Joint Replacement Service and an associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, presents the talk, “Future Prospects of Hip and Knee Surgery” at a SEF-PSOM/PASEF Luncheon. Nelson, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, (where he also served his residency) was recognized by Best Doctors in America in 2013-2014. Hourglass Room, University Club, Inn at Penn. Lunch is available for a modest cost. Info: www.upenn.edu/emeritus/

Audra Simpson

RECONCILIATION

March 5 4:00pm

Audra Simpson, an associate professor of anthropology at Columbia University, joins the Penn Museum for its “Native American Voices” public programming to discuss “Reconciliation and its Discontents.” Penn Museum, 3260 South St. Info: 215-898-4000 or www.penn.museum.

WOMEN’S TENNIS

March 6 3:00pm

Penn vs. Akron. 3 p.m. at Hecht Tennis Center, 240 S. 31st St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

LGBT HEALTH

March 6 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Baligh Yehia, assistant professor of medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, discusses "LGBT Health in Contemporary Society" as part of the Diversity Lecture Series sponsored by the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs. 2nd Floor Conference Room, Penn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut St. Register: www.upenn.edu/affirm-action/offerings.html. Info: 215-898-6993 or oaaeop@pobox.upenn.edu.

Let the Fire Burn

LET THE FIRE BURN

March 6 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The School of Social Policy & Practice screens “Let the Fire Burn,” a film directed by Jason Osder about the City of Philadelphia’s violent clash with MOVE, a black liberation organization based in West Philadelphia in the 1970s and 1980s. D26/27, Caster Building, 3701 Locust Walk. Info: Registration is required: jonesjen@sp2.upenn.edu

Men's basketball

MEN'S BASKETBALL

March 6 7:00pm

Penn vs. Columbia. 7 p.m. at the Palestra, 235 South 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

DIRTY JOKE

March 6 8:00pm

Straight from her 2013 FringeArts hit, comedienne Jennifer Blaine brings her one-woman show, “Dirty Joke,” to the Annenberg Center. Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-3900 or www.annenberg center.org. $20-$30.

MEN’S TENNIS

March 7 9:00am

Penn vs. Radford. Hecht Tennis Center, 240 S. 31st St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

MEN’S LACROSSE

March 7 1:00pm

Penn vs. Villanova. 1 p.m. at Franklin Field, 235 S. 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

Men's basketball

MEN'S BASKETBALL

March 7 7:00pm

Penn vs. Cornell. 7 p.m. at the Palestra, 235 South 33rd St. Info: www.pennathletics.com.

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SPRING BREAK SKATE

March 8 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Join the Penn Ice Rink for Spring Break Skate. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: www.upenn.edu/icerink. Buy one admission, get one free.